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[Markets] What Facebook's fight with a former executive says about social media's future After a revealing exchange between Facebook and its former head of growth, Chamath Palihapitiya, the company made perhaps its fullest acknowledgment yet of the negative consequences of its massive platform, and he has softened some of his criticisms. Published:12/16/2017 1:46:09 AM
[Markets] Procter & Gamble confirms Nelson Peltz will get a board seat Procter & Gamble confirms Nelson Peltz will get a board seat Published:12/16/2017 1:46:08 AM
[Markets] CryptoWatch: Here come CME bitcoin futures: What you need to know After a week of slow but steady trading on Cboe Global Markets, a new player is set to enter the bitcoin futures market on Monday. Here’s what you need to know.
Published:12/16/2017 1:46:08 AM
[Markets] U.S. Stocks Climb as Hopes Grow for Passage of Tax Overhaul The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed to a fresh high Friday as investors bet that a tax-overhaul plan before Congress will pass, likely boosting profits for many U.S. companies. Published:12/16/2017 1:46:07 AM
[Markets] Freelance Santas are having a very merry (and profitable) Christmas Dan Greenleaf, a professional Santa and the owner of a booking agency, claims he made around $20,000 last holiday season alone. That’s a lot of eggnog. Published:12/14/2017 8:35:36 PM
[Markets] Oracle shares down 7%, extending losses on outlook Oracle shares down 7%, extending losses on outlook Published:12/14/2017 8:35:34 PM
[Markets] Capitol Report: Savers aren’t making money on Fed’s higher interest rates but banks sure are A number of major banks, including Citi, J.P. Morgan Chase and PNC, announced right after the Federal Reserve made their fifth rate hike of the cycle that they would be increasing their prime lending rates. None of them said they lifting the interest rates they’re paying to depositors.
Published:12/14/2017 8:35:34 PM
[Markets] U.S. Stocks Slip as GOP Tax Overhaul Hits Late Obstacle Stocks edged lower Thursday, as Republicans tried to keep their tax overhaul on track. Published:12/14/2017 8:35:33 PM
[Markets] US futures point to higher open as JOLTS data, bitcoin shake up sentiment U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday, as investors kept an eye on the latest bitcoin moves. Published:12/11/2017 4:54:48 AM
[Markets] Europe Markets: European stocks edge lower as techs fall, but U.K. blue chips rise European stocks turned lower Monday, pulling back from a one-month as tech stocks sagged, but continued pressure on the pound helped British blue-chips outperform its regional rivals.
Published:12/11/2017 4:54:47 AM
[Markets] Where to Put Your Money in the Next Year Three financial advisers offer their thoughts on the opportunities—and risks—for 2018. Published:12/10/2017 10:06:32 PM
[Markets] Bitcoin futures rocket above $18,000 in first hours of trading Bitcoin futures rocket above $18,000 in first hours of trading Published:12/10/2017 10:06:32 PM
[Markets] Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange The first-ever bitcoin future began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. The futures signal greater mainstream acceptance of bitcoin but also open up bitcoin to additional market forces. Published:12/10/2017 9:45:55 PM
[Markets] ‘Outlander’ season 3 finale: Claire and Jamie’s not-so-excellent adventure The Frasers’ transatlantic mission comes to a grisly end just in time for the couple to start an unexpected new chapter -- in the American colonies.
Published:12/10/2017 8:02:25 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Bitcoin futures begin trading with a bang, Cboe website stalls The first bitcoin futures started trading Sunday, sparking a swift run-up in the price of the digital currency as the exchange provider’s website experienced outages from heavy traffic.
Published:12/10/2017 7:12:12 PM
[Markets] Bitcoin futures trading is open and the cryptocurrency is jumping above $16,000 Bitcoin futures trading is open and the cryptocurrency is jumping above $16,000 Published:12/10/2017 6:11:54 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Strong winds reenergize devastating California wildfires Reinvigorated by strong winds, Southern California’s largest wildfire blazed into new terrain early Sunday morning, forcing new evacuations in two wealthy Santa Barbara County communities.
Published:12/10/2017 5:13:42 PM
[Markets] The New York Post: Woman beats bedbug infestation, but her house is a loser An Ohio woman successfully used rubbing alcohol to rid her house of bed bugs — because she also burned her entire home to the ground in the process.
Published:12/10/2017 4:34:48 PM
[Markets] Cities turn to ‘missing middle’ housing to keep older millennials from leaving As many millennials start to couple up and have children, the sleek high-rise apartment buildings built for them as young professionals are no longer practical. Published:12/10/2017 4:04:07 PM
[Markets] A secretive panel of experts tells the IRS how much art is worth Bequests and donations of art generate tens of millions of dollars in potential tax revenue each year. But without a current sale price the value of the art can be debatable. Published:12/10/2017 3:29:15 PM
[Markets] Share buybacks spike — dropping a strong hint at what CEOs plan to do with tax savings Long-term investors and workers hoping that the tax reform plan and repatriation holiday will encourage investment in growth and wages should brace for disappointment.
Published:12/10/2017 12:00:43 PM
[Markets] NewsWatch: 6 gadgets NOT to buy in 2018 From smart luggage to the next iPhone, there are some consumer electronics that people may want to hold off on buying in the year ahead.
Published:12/10/2017 11:27:15 AM
[Markets] Capitol Report: Trump Scoreboard shows 1.7 million new jobs created during presidency The latest update to the Trump Scoreboard tells what is beginning to be a familiar tale — good news on job creation and the stock market, and not so much on worker pay.
Published:12/10/2017 10:56:56 AM
[Markets] BookWatch: Want to move to a cheaper country? Read this first Emergency savings is crucial, even if you are living in a paradise, writes Karin Esterhammer.
Published:12/10/2017 8:29:17 AM
[Markets] Outside the Box: A $40 toll for a 10-mile trip? This is the new infrastructure math Congestion pricing with variable rush-hour rates like that launched on a Washington, D.C.-area toll road this week is likely to play a major role as governments stress public-private partnerships for infrastructure investments.
Published:12/10/2017 7:26:14 AM
[Markets] Your 10,000 packages arrived — and they’re causing all kinds of problems Online shopping has been heralded as the ultimate modern-day convenience, but in at least one respect, it can be anything but. No one wants to deal with your deliveries — and some people just want to steal them. Published:12/10/2017 4:58:38 AM
[Markets] NewsWatch: 6 gadgets NOT to buy in 2018 From smart luggage to the next iPhone, there are some consumer electronics that people may want to hold off on buying in the year ahead.
Published:12/10/2017 4:58:35 AM
[Markets] Don't Get Excited By November's Job Report. Still Catching Up From The Hurricanes The strong November jobs report was helped by the weak September one when hurricanes impacted job growth Published:12/10/2017 4:58:34 AM
[Markets] Under Trump, the F-35's costs, more than $1 trillion over 60 years, continue to draw scrutiny The Pentagon's top weapons buyer promised a “deep dive” on costs of the program as a government watchdog says repair delays are plaguing the program. Published:12/9/2017 7:58:59 AM
[Markets] Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs after strong jobs report Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs after strong jobs report Published:12/9/2017 7:58:57 AM
[Markets] Jobs Data Lift Dow, S&P 500 to New Heights A stronger-than-expected pickup in U.S. hiring helped lift two major indexes to weekly gains, capping a choppy streak for the stock market. Published:12/9/2017 7:58:57 AM
[Markets] Market Extra: S&P 500 to crash 25% — and 9 other ‘outrageous’ analyst predictions for 2018 How does a 25% flash crash in the S&P 500 sound? Or bitcoin peaking at $60,000 before sinking to $1,000? Or maybe even the U.S. Treasury sidelining the Fed and enacting a yield cap?
Published:12/9/2017 7:58:56 AM
[Markets] Europe Markets: European banks rally, leading stocks to 1-month high European stocks pushed toward their highest in a month Friday, with bank stocks in rally mode after European Union leaders said they’re set to move ahead with the next phase of Brexit talks with U.K. officials.
Published:12/8/2017 4:44:36 AM
[Markets] US futures point to slightly higher open as US jobs data looms U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Friday, as the all-important U.S. jobs data takes center stage. Published:12/8/2017 4:15:59 AM
[Markets] Bitcoin sells off, slides below $15,000 only hours after breaching $17,000 Bitcoin sells off, slides below $15,000 only hours after breaching $17,000 Published:12/8/2017 4:15:59 AM
[Markets] NerdWallet: Why you might want to move your money to a socially responsible bank Support causes you care about and enjoy lower fees, too
Published:12/8/2017 4:15:59 AM
[Markets] Wall Street Futures Edge Higher, Dollar Firms, China Data Boosts Global Markets Wall Street is looking at another bullish session Friday as investors eye the November jobs report and ride gains from stronger-than-expected trade data from China. Published:12/8/2017 3:45:47 AM
[Markets] Capitol Report: Jobs boom likely carried over into November Expect the U.S. jobs report for November to show a sizzling labor market. Openings are near a record high, unemployment is at a 17-year low and companies are adopting inventive ways to lure new workers amid a growing labor shortage.
Published:12/8/2017 3:45:47 AM
[Markets] Breakthrough on Brexit terms opens way to next phase of talks After a night of horse-trading, British leader Theresa May manages to hash out a deal on the Irish border, allowing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to announce “sufficient progress” has been made for the talks to move forward.
Published:12/8/2017 2:44:24 AM
[Markets] Europe Stocks, Wall Street Futures Bump Higher; Solid China Trade Data Adds Fuel Wall Street futures suggest another bullish session as the dollar continues to firm ahead of Friday's November jobs reports. Published:12/8/2017 1:10:49 AM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Republican Rep. Devin Nunes cleared by House ethics panel The House Ethics Committee has ended an investigation into California Republican Devin Nunes, saying Thursday it found no evidence he released classified information to the public earlier this year.
Published:12/7/2017 10:14:09 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Southern California stunned by spread of wildfires: ‘We weren’t prepared’ Fueled by historic drought, 80-mph gusts have carried embers for miles, causing fires sparked in thick brush to alight in neighborhoods that haven’t burned in years, or ever.
Published:12/7/2017 9:45:41 PM
[Markets] Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Scenes from Silicon Valley’s cryptocurrency craze: A melding of reality, fantasy and hype The hype that has fueled the skyrocketing prices of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies was on full display this week in San Francisco, where a conference showcasing young companies seeking to catch the crypto wave before it crests offered a perplexing mix of a fantastical future and likely reality.
Published:12/7/2017 9:12:14 PM
[Markets] Key Words: Here’s why Trump’s fast-food fix never worried Corey Lewandowski The fact that President Donald Trump loves fast food isn’t new, but in his new book, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski reveals the eyebrow-raising order that was apparently the president’s go-to meal on the campaign trail.
Published:12/7/2017 8:13:02 PM
[Markets] More people are buying food at Dollar General, helping boost the company's sales Sales at the Tennessee-based discount chain rose 11 percent in the most recent quarter, and the company is planning to open about 900 new stores next year, bucking the overall trend of turmoil in retail. Published:12/7/2017 7:10:28 PM
[Markets] Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: We’re still only in the early stages of stock-market euphoria Well, with the exception of bitcoin and FAANG stocks, says Howard Gold.
Published:12/7/2017 6:41:39 PM
[Markets] Jeff Reeves's Strength in Numbers: 7 reasons investors should believe Wal-Mart’s comeback is for real Wal-Mart stock has surged more than 35% in the past 12 months.
Published:12/7/2017 6:09:17 PM
[Markets] Congress approves bill to avoid government shutdown Congress approves bill to avoid government shutdown Published:12/7/2017 5:45:56 PM
[Markets] Is It Time to Invest in Emerging Markets? They offer interesting options for diversification Published:12/7/2017 5:45:56 PM
[Markets] Mutual Funds Weekly: Bitcoin’s true believers are about to get some cool-handed competition Futures markets could potentially tame bitcoin’s ‘Wild West’ trading.
Published:12/7/2017 5:45:56 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: AT&T-Time Warner merger trial set for March 19 The judge presiding over the Justice Department’s antitrust challenge to the AT&T Inc.’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. has set March 19 start date for the trial, warning the two companies he cannot reach a decision by the time their merger agreement expires on April 22.
Published:12/7/2017 5:09:38 PM
[Markets] The Ratings Game: Broadcom shares finish flat after strong quarter, analyst price hikes soothe Apple concerns Broadcom Ltd. shares on Thursday close exactly where they finished on Wednesday, after an initial jump, prompted by a majority of analysts hiking price targets, fizzled out a day after the chipmaker’s strong earnings and outlook softened concerns that iPhone production snags would hamper sales growth of wireless components.
Published:12/7/2017 4:42:16 PM
[Markets] Bear Markets and Other Fairy Tales: Dow Gains 70 Points as Goldilocks Lives On Stocks sprang back to life today after four days of selling as jobless claims remained low and President Donald J. Trump pledged to start spending money on infrastructure come 2018. The Nasdaq Composite gained 0.5% to 6812.84. Gorilla Trades strategist Ken Berman wonders if the Santa Claus rally will arrive on schedule: Despite a big plate of the ongoing Washington DC political intrigue, the stock market is looking good, as all three major indices are higher at midday. Published:12/7/2017 4:42:16 PM
[Markets] Why Are Natural Gas Prices Crashing? On December 6, natural gas (UNG) January 2018 futures closed at $2.922 per MMBtu (million British thermal units). Natural gas prices rose just 0.3%. Published:12/7/2017 4:10:06 PM
[Markets] House passes two-week spending bill to avoid government shutdown House passes two-week spending bill to avoid government shutdown Published:12/7/2017 4:10:06 PM
[Markets] CryptoWatch: Brokers say bitcoin futures contracts ignore risks An organization representing derivatives brokers blasts plans by U.S. exchanges to launch bitcoin futures and options, saying that risks were overlooked.
Published:12/7/2017 4:10:05 PM
[Markets] Capitol Report: FHA to stop backing green loans often called ‘predatory’ The Federal Housing Administration said it would no longer insure mortgages that carry priority liens for high-interest ‘green loans.’
Published:12/7/2017 3:42:55 PM
[Markets] S&P 500 index snaps 4-session losing streak S&P 500 index snaps 4-session losing streak Published:12/7/2017 3:18:39 PM
[Markets] Trump Today: Trump Today: President meets congressional leaders as funding deadline looms President Donald Trump met with congressional leaders Thursday as government funding was near running out, commemorated the attack on Pearl Harbor, and recommended a book on former President Andrew Jackson.
Published:12/7/2017 3:18:39 PM
[Markets] Consumer credit accelerated in October by the largest amount in 11 months Consumer credit accelerated in October by the largest amount in 11 months Published:12/7/2017 2:43:43 PM
[Markets] Sage Therapeutics stock rockets 73% on hopes for breakthrough depression drug Sage Therapeutics Inc. stock soared more than 70% Thursday to mark its biggest-ever one-day price and percentage gain, after the company reported positive results in a mid-stage trial of a treatment for severe depression that could offer doctors a new mechanism to treat the disease.
Published:12/7/2017 2:43:42 PM
[Markets] Dow Jumps as GE and Boeing Post Solid Gains U.S. stocks trade higher Thursday. The Dow rises as General Electric jumps. Published:12/7/2017 2:11:35 PM
[Markets] Currencies: Dollar gives back gains ahead of U.S. jobs data, sterling boosted by hopes for Brexit deal The U.S. dollar gave up advances against major rivals Thursday, as investors looked ahead to the release of monthly U.S. labor-market data, while the British pound jumped on the back of reports that a deal could be just hours away.
Published:12/7/2017 2:11:35 PM
[Markets] White House leaves open possibility U.S. won't participate in Winter Olympics White House leaves open possibility U.S. won't participate in Winter Olympics Published:12/7/2017 1:39:11 PM
[Markets] Is financial stress the secret to success? The most famous book about money written by someone strapped for cash wasn’t “Das Kapital” or “The Communist Manifesto.” It was “A Christmas Carol.”
Published:12/7/2017 1:39:11 PM
[Markets] All I want for Christmas is a gift of a student loan payment Asked if they'd prefer a gift or a student loan payment of equal value, nearly 70 percent of respondents to a survey would prefer the loan payment. Published:12/7/2017 12:38:45 PM
[Markets] Sage Therapeutics shares up 77% on hope for severe-depression treatment Sage Therapeutics shares up 77% on hope for severe-depression treatment Published:12/7/2017 12:10:44 PM
[Markets] London Markets: FTSE 100 slammed as British pound advances on Brexit-deal hopes U.K. stocks end lower Thursday, with pressure on miners after a warning that Chinese banks may not have enough capital to weather potential losses. Investors, meanwhile, watched for any news about Brexit negotiations.
Published:12/7/2017 12:09:56 PM
[Markets] US STOCKS-Wall Street higher as technology stocks gain ground U.S. stocks edged higher in early afternoon trading on Thursday as popular technology stocks gained a firm footing after a bout of selloff and industrial stocks rose. Shares of Facebook, Apple and Alphabet gained between 1.7 percent and 0.5 percent and were among the biggest boosts to the S&P and the Nasdaq. Published:12/7/2017 12:09:06 PM
[Markets] In these states, holiday shopping will cost you even more The cost of gifts varies widely across the country.
Published:12/7/2017 11:38:01 AM
[Markets] Boeing, Merck, GE, Visa, Nike, Cat power triple-digit Dow advance Boeing, Merck, GE, Visa, Nike, Cat power triple-digit Dow advance Published:12/7/2017 11:13:56 AM
[Markets] Al Franken gives Senate speech as Democrats call for him to resign: live blog Sen. Al Franken will give a speech scheduled for late Thursday morning, with many of his fellow Democratic senators calling on him to resign amid sexual harassment allegations. MarketWatch's Robert Schroeder ... Published:12/7/2017 10:40:54 AM
[Markets] He plays the Winter Soldier, but Sebastian Stan may have found his toughest role in ‘I, Tonya’ The actor plays the ex-husband to former figure skater Tonya Harding, who was convicted in the attack on Nancy Kerrigan
Published:12/7/2017 10:40:54 AM
[Markets] MarketWatch First Take: Here’s the one currency worse for the environment than bitcoin If you’re going to look at the energy consumption of mining, why not look at the energy consumption of minting money?
Published:12/7/2017 10:09:25 AM
[Markets] US Market Indexes Lower, Tech Stocks Report a Gain MSFT, V, JNJ, BA, UTX, MRK, DIS, NKE, HD, IBM Published:12/7/2017 9:39:51 AM
[Markets] Was 2017 a stressful year? Happy workers are 10% more productive at work Overworked employees are actually more likely to get less work done.
Published:12/7/2017 9:39:51 AM
[Markets] US STOCKS-Tech gains lift Nasdaq; consumer stocks weigh on S&P, Dow Gains in technology stocks helped lift the Nasdaq on Thursday, while the S&P 500 and the Dow were weighed down by losses in consumer stocks. Broadcom rose 3.2 percent after the chipmaker reported upbeat profit and boosted its dividend by 72 percent. Published:12/7/2017 9:08:29 AM
[Markets] U.S. unemployment claims fall to five-week low U.S. unemployment claims fall to five-week low Published:12/7/2017 9:08:29 AM
[Markets] Jeff Reeves's Strength in Numbers: These 5 companies could disappear in 2018’s wave of M&A Jeff Reeves lists five buyout candidates for the next 12 months.
Published:12/7/2017 8:37:36 AM
[Markets] Al Franken scheduled to speak on Senate floor at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Al Franken scheduled to speak on Senate floor at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Published:12/7/2017 8:37:36 AM
[Markets] Lululemon Athletica shares jump 9%, analyst price targets lifted after earnings Lululemon Athletica shares jump 9%, analyst price targets lifted after earnings Published:12/7/2017 8:07:18 AM
[Markets] NewsWatch: Bitcoin blasts through $15,000 milestone, soars 20% in 24 hours Bitcoin slammed through the $15,000 level early on Thursday, showing no signs of slowing its relentless rally that has pushed up the cryptocurrency more than 1,400% since the beginning of the year.
Published:12/7/2017 8:07:17 AM
[Markets] Amazon wants a key to your house. I gave it to them — and I regretted it. Amazon Key might help you avoid package theft, but the smart lock and camera aren't good enough to warrant giving Amazon control of your door. Published:12/7/2017 7:36:59 AM
[Markets] S&P 500, NASDAQ, and Dow Were Mixed on December 6 After trading with strength for two trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a weaker note. It fell for the first two trading days this week. Published:12/7/2017 7:36:56 AM
[Markets] Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims fall to 5-week low of 236,000 Initial U.S. jobless claims fall 2,000 to 236,000 in week ended Dec. 2. The nation’s jobs market is ending 2017 in the best health since early 2000s.
Published:12/7/2017 7:36:55 AM
[Markets] Sage Therapeutics shares soar 65% on positive depression treatment trial Sage Therapeutics shares soar 65% on positive depression treatment trial Published:12/7/2017 7:08:27 AM
[Markets] Here’s how the stock market has handled past government shutdowns If the U.S. government shuts down, will the stock market’s uninterrupted march higher also come to a close? Published:12/7/2017 7:08:26 AM
[Markets] CryptoWatch: Bitcoin blasts through $15,000 milestone, soars 20% in 24 hours Bitcoin slammed through the $15,000 level early on Thursday, showing no signs of slowing its relentless rally that has pushed up the cryptocurrency more than 1,400% since the beginning of the year.
Published:12/7/2017 7:08:26 AM
[Markets] Dollar General stock climbs after earnings beat, higher guidance Dollar General stock climbs after earnings beat, higher guidance Published:12/7/2017 6:36:52 AM
[Markets] These other red, white and blue stocks are ‘just breaking out’ after a lost decade The tax-reform cheer and tech-wreck fear are both fading a bit, so what are we left with? Our call of the day notes the French stock market “is just breaking out right now” and suggests buying the U.S.-listed ... Published:12/7/2017 6:36:52 AM
[Markets] Need to Know: These other red, white and blue stocks are ‘just breaking out’ after a lost decade The tax-reform cheer and tech-wreck fear are both fading a bit, so what are we left with? Our call of the day notes the French stock market “is just breaking out right now” and suggests buying the U.S.-listed iShares MSCI France ETF.
Published:12/7/2017 6:36:51 AM
[Markets] Bitcoin hits intraday high of $15,058 on CoinDesk, up almost 10% Thursday Bitcoin hits intraday high of $15,058 on CoinDesk, up almost 10% Thursday Published:12/7/2017 6:05:55 AM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Hackers steal $70 million in bitcoin, prompt shutdown of cryptominer NiceHash Nearly $70 million worth of bitcoin was stolen from a cryptocurrency-mining service called NiceHash following a security breach, causing the company to halt operations for at least 24 hours.
Published:12/7/2017 6:05:55 AM
[Markets] S&P gears up to break 4-day losing streak, with DC in focus Tech stocks were set to lead U.S. stocks higher on Thursday, with futures for all major benchmarks pointing north as traders welcomed continued progress on tax reforms and started to look ahead to the ... Published:12/7/2017 5:35:50 AM
[Markets] Market Snapshot: S&P gears up to break 4-day losing streak, with DC in focus Tech stocks were set to lead U.S. stocks higher on Thursday, with futures for all major benchmarks pointing north as traders welcomed continued progress on tax reforms and started to look ahead to the closely watched jobs data on Friday.
Published:12/7/2017 5:35:50 AM
[Markets] Tim Mullaney: A tale of two bubbles — the dot-coms and bitcoin Bitcoin is the biggest bubble since the dot-com era but, unlike bitcoin, the dot-com companies actually solved a real problem, writes Tim Mullaney.
Published:12/7/2017 5:08:29 AM
[Markets] We’re still only in the early stages of stock-market euphoria Well, with the exception of bitcoin and FAANG stocks, says Howard Gold. Published:12/7/2017 4:39:20 AM
[Markets] Europe Markets: European stocks on course to break losing streak as betting shares catch a bid Stocks across Europe rose Thursday, aiming to break a two-session losing streak, with investors bidding up shares in stocks of betting companies as deal news brewed in that industry.
Published:12/7/2017 4:39:19 AM
[Markets] Wall Street Futures Edge Higher, Europe Books Gains as Global Markets Rebound U.S. stocks are likely to book modest gains Thursday as investors continue to tweak global portfolios into the final trading sessions of the year and prep for Friday's critical non-farm payrolls report.... Published:12/7/2017 4:05:41 AM
[Markets] Deep Dive: Analysts expect these energy stocks to rise the most in 2018 as oil rebounds Wall Street sees gains of 35% to 137% for 15 companies. By Phil van Doorn.
Published:12/7/2017 4:05:41 AM
[Markets] These are the top 20 worst commutes in America The top spot does not belong to New York, Chicago or Los Angeles.
Published:12/7/2017 3:39:08 AM
[Markets] Market Extra: Trader who predicted oil under $30 says prices could rally to $100 The oil market has a problem. And it’s not a global glut, but rather that supply won’t meet rising demand in the long run unless crude prices jump back to $100 a barrel, according to a well-known fund manager.
Published:12/7/2017 2:35:33 AM
[Markets] Australia's parliament legalizes same-sex marriage in almost unanimous vote Australia's parliament legalizes same-sex marriage in almost unanimous vote Published:12/7/2017 2:08:27 AM
[Markets] Europe Stocks, Wall Street Futures Set For Gains; Dollar, Commodities Active European stocks could rebound modestly Thursday as investors continue to tweak global portfolios into the final trading sessions of the year. Published:12/7/2017 1:08:38 AM
[Markets] The apps of these major banks were just found to have security flaws Researchers found vulnerabilities in the apps of some of the largest banks
Published:12/6/2017 11:13:49 PM
[Markets] Asia Markets: Nikkei jumps as other Asian markets try to recover from Wednesday selloff Asia stocks steadied early Thursday after European and U.S. equities overnight showed scant reaction to big stock declines a day earlier in the region.
Published:12/6/2017 10:36:54 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Saudi prince is reported buyer of $450 million Da Vinci painting A Leonardo da Vinci painting that sold for a record-breaking $450 million last month may have sold to a little-known Saudi prince with a real estate fortune but scant ties to the art world.
Published:12/6/2017 9:34:54 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump Jr. cites attorney-client privilege to avoid lawmakers’ questions President Donald Trump’s eldest son on Wednesday refused to discuss with congressional investigators a father-son conversation earlier this year about how to handle fallout from revelations that he met with a Russian attorney during the 2016 campaign, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Published:12/6/2017 9:11:32 PM
[Markets] Will Alphabet Do a Stock Split in 2018? The stock has recently climbed above $1,000, but will that prompt a move from the tech giant? Published:12/6/2017 8:35:50 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: IMF warns Chinese banks may be short on assets to offset potential credit losses Chinese banks may have insufficient capital to weather potential losses from the nation’s rapidly mounting credit risks, the International Monetary Fund said, in a broad review of China’s financial system.
Published:12/6/2017 8:05:06 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Michael Flynn said Russia sanctions would be ‘ripped up,’ whistleblower says Former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty last week to lying to the FBI about his conversation with a Russian diplomat, told an American businessman that U.S. sanctions on Russia would be “ripped up” under the Trump administration, a whistleblower told a congressman.
Published:12/6/2017 7:35:24 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Ford to move electric-car manufacturing to Mexico, beef up driverless-car plant in Michigan Ford Motor Co. plans to produce an electric car in Mexico rather than make it in the U.S., a move that could allow the company to convert a suburban Detroit factory into a manufacturing hub for driverless vehicles, a top company official said.
Published:12/6/2017 7:03:36 PM
[Markets] The Moneyist: After my father died, my brother has been bullying me to lend him money Sometimes, it’s hard to break a lifetime of entitlement.
Published:12/6/2017 6:33:21 PM
[Markets] Outside the Box: This new way to trade bitcoin could kill its rally Futures trading will expand bitcoin market beyond true believers.
Published:12/6/2017 6:03:04 PM
[Markets] Bummer! Dow Drops 40 Points as Markets Count Down to Payrolls, Budget Stocks finished mixed today as investor continue to try to sort out the implications of tax reform and the recent market rotation as Friday's payrolls report looms. The S&P 500 finished little changed at 2629.27 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 39.73 points, or 0.2%, to 24,140.91. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.2% to 6776.38. Published:12/6/2017 5:33:59 PM
[Markets] Insurance losses from October’s Wine Country wildfires top $9 billion The toll from October’s wildfires that ravaged Northern California’s Wine Country cost has topped $9 billion in insured losses, California’s insurance commissioner said Wednesday.
Published:12/6/2017 5:33:59 PM
[Markets] Sen. Al Franken disputes report he'll resign Thursday Sen. Al Franken disputes report he'll resign Thursday Published:12/6/2017 5:02:59 PM
[Markets] Personal Finance Daily: Americans say they are worse off today than 50 years ago and this is how much money parents lose supporting their adult children Wednesday's top personal finance stories
Published:12/6/2017 5:02:58 PM
[Markets] Stocks are still feeling the hangover of the dot-com bubble and the financial crisis The financial crisis may now be “officially over,” in the view of one Deutsche Bank economist, but from a long-term perspective, the carnage stocks saw both then and in the ending of the dot-com era are ... Published:12/6/2017 4:33:07 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: New blaze threatens Bel Air homes, as thousands more flee Southern California wildfires A series of large fires across Southern California continued to grow Wednesday, leading to the closure of schools and a major freeway and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.
Published:12/6/2017 4:33:07 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Despite drama, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wins contract extension National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract extension has been completed, bringing resolution to a hostile, weeks-long drama in which Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones attempted to forestall the deal.
Published:12/6/2017 4:03:04 PM
[Markets] Al Franken to resign from Senate: Minn. Public Radio Al Franken to resign from Senate: Minn. Public Radio Published:12/6/2017 4:03:04 PM
[Markets] The FCC’s net neutrality plan may have even bigger ramifications in light of this obscure court case The FCC wants to let the Federal Trade Commission handle net neutrality complaints. But this lawsuit could limit the FTC’s power — potentially giving Internet service providers and even bigger victory, consumer groups say. Published:12/6/2017 3:32:44 PM
[Markets] Nasdaq snaps three-day decline, but Dow and S&P close session in red Nasdaq snaps three-day decline, but Dow and S&P close session in red Published:12/6/2017 3:32:41 PM
[Markets] Bond Report: Treasurys see buying as stocks waver Treasury prices rose, pulling yields lower, on Wednesday after U.S. stocks struggled to maintain their record rally.
Published:12/6/2017 3:32:39 PM
[Markets] Fertility clinic hacked and held for ransom — why your hospital could be next Hospitals have the ‘holy trinity’ of personal information: name, social security number and date of birth.
Published:12/6/2017 3:03:03 PM
[Markets] Is it safe to travel to Cuba after mysterious ‘sonic weapon’ attacks? The U.S. State Department recently released a travel advisory after diplomats reported hearing and memory loss.
Published:12/6/2017 2:33:06 PM
[Markets] Major Averages Hold on to Tepid Gains, Tech Shares Maintain Slight Gains The Nasdaq rises slightly as big-cap tech stocks trade higher. Published:12/6/2017 1:32:04 PM
[Markets] Market Snapshot: Stocks pressured as energy shares sink; Nasdaq clings to gains on tech recovery The S&P 500 and the Dow surrender early gains to turn red Wednesday as energy stocks deepened losses. However, Nasdaq maintained a foothold in positive territory on the back of a modest recovery in technology stocks.
Published:12/6/2017 12:32:53 PM
[Markets] Trump says he could support a two-state solution Trump says he could support a two-state solution Published:12/6/2017 12:32:52 PM
[Markets] Key Words: Here’s one forecast that investing legend Paul Tudor Jones got horribly wrong Paul Tudor Jones, one of Wall Street’s wealthiest investors, announced last week that he’s closing down the five-year-old Tudor Discretionary Macro fund and will play an even bigger role in directing his company’s flagship BVI fund. Let’s hope, for investors’ sake, Jones’s upcoming stock-market calls fare better than his Weinstein prediction.
Published:12/6/2017 12:05:19 PM
[Markets] McConnell signals possible openness to property- or income-tax deductibility McConnell signals possible openness to property- or income-tax deductibility Published:12/6/2017 12:05:09 PM
[Markets] Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in major U.S. policy shift : live blog and video Follow along with MarketWatch's Robert Schroeder for a live blog and video of President Donald Trump's announcement that he's recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Published:12/6/2017 12:04:51 PM
[Markets] The U.S. has lost its lead in lasers Asia and Europe now dominate in the field of advanced, high-intensity lasers Published:12/6/2017 11:32:16 AM
[Markets] Trump says government shutdown 'could happen' but would be Democrats' fault Trump says government shutdown 'could happen' but would be Democrats' fault Published:12/6/2017 11:32:14 AM
[Markets] The Conversation: Blame nondisparagement clauses, not settlements, for concealing the most sexual misconduct Understanding differences in confidentiality agreements, settlements and nondisparagement clauses.
Published:12/6/2017 11:32:13 AM
[Markets] Everything Is Awesome! Dow Gains 26 Points as Selling Slows…For Now The S&P 500 has ticked up 0.1% to 2631.51 at 11:28 a.m. today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has advanced 26.52 points, or 0.1%, to 24,207.16. The Nasdaq Composite has risen 0.2% to 6773.10. Instinet's Frank Cappelleri notes via SentimenTrader that after yesterday's decline the S&P 500 yesterday finished at within 10% of its daily low for the second-straight day--the first time that's happened in nearly two years. Published:12/6/2017 11:01:33 AM
[Markets] Key Words: George Washington used bitcoin, Alan Greenspan says Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan says bitcoin reminds him of the fiat currency George Washington used to finance the American Revolution.
Published:12/6/2017 11:01:32 AM
[Markets] Nearly 200 Royal Caribbean passengers sickened by stomach bug Incidents of gastrointestinal illnesses aboard cruise ships have gone down in recent years.
Published:12/6/2017 10:32:21 AM
[Markets] Time magazine names ‘The Silence Breakers’ 2017 person of the year Time magazine named “The Silence Breakers” as its 2017 person of the year on Wednesday, referring to the many individuals who helped expose the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender discrimination ... Published:12/6/2017 10:07:49 AM
[Markets] Metals Stocks: Gold edges up from a 4-month low, helped by geopolitical worries Gold prices edge higher on Wednesday, with analysts pinning the rebound in part on geopolitical worries.
Published:12/6/2017 10:07:49 AM
[Markets] Tech stocks rise in choppy Wall Street trading The Nasdaq had slipped 1.6 percent in the past three days, its worst such fall in more than three months amid doubts over stretched valuations and the impact of a U.S. tax overhaul on corporate earnings. "Investors are still positive on tech, however it comes down to questioning of valuations and rotation at the year end," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital in Bernardsville, New Jersey. Published:12/6/2017 9:31:31 AM
[Markets] Ford to team with Alibaba on online car sales in China Ford to team with Alibaba on online car sales in China Published:12/6/2017 9:31:31 AM
[Markets] Time magazine names ‘The Silence Breakers’ 2017 person of the year Time magazine named “The Silence Breakers” as its 2017 person of the year on Wednesday, referring to the many individuals who helped expose the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the world of entertainment, technology, the media and other sectors this year.
Published:12/6/2017 9:31:30 AM
[Markets] Square shares jump 5% as CEO promises 'a lot more' bitcoin access Square shares jump 5% as CEO promises 'a lot more' bitcoin access Published:12/6/2017 9:02:42 AM
[Markets] U.S. third-quarter productivity gain left at 3% U.S. productivity rose a healthy 3% in the third quarter, but it’s been unusually weak for years to the detriment of American workers and their paychecks. Published:12/6/2017 9:02:42 AM
[Markets] Market Extra: Budget deficits aren’t the economic threat you might think Economist Stephanie Kelton isn’t a fan of the Republican tax proposals working their way through Congress, but she says they provide a welcome opportunity to take a fresh look at budget deficits.
Published:12/6/2017 9:02:42 AM
[Markets] ETF Focus: This artificial intelligence ETF is one of the most popular fund launches of 2017 One of the most notable success stories on Wall Street in 2017 isn’t exactly a human-interest story.
Published:12/6/2017 8:30:55 AM
[Markets] Bitcoin’s surge past $12,000 makes it bigger than all but 16 S&P 500 components Bitcoin’s surge past $12,000 makes it bigger than all but 16 S&P 500 components Published:12/6/2017 8:03:06 AM
[Markets] Parents lose an average of $227,000 in lost savings paying for their adult children Many parents now pay for basic living costs for children over 18.
Published:12/6/2017 8:03:05 AM
[Markets] Time magazine names 'The Silence Breakers' as 2017's person of the year Time magazine names 'The Silence Breakers' as 2017's person of the year Published:12/6/2017 7:00:29 AM
[Markets] NerdWallet: ATM steal your money? Here’s what to do Faulty ATMs can make you feel powerless, and the ball is very much in your court to fix the situation
Published:12/6/2017 7:00:28 AM
[Markets] Retailer Fred's shares slide 12% after loss widens, dividend canceled Retailer Fred's shares slide 12% after loss widens, dividend canceled Published:12/6/2017 6:39:55 AM
[Markets] Futures Movers: Oil falls on rising U.S. gas supplies Oil prices edged down Wednesday, partly in response to rising U.S. product inventories.
Published:12/6/2017 6:39:54 AM
[Markets] Insurer UnitedHealth to buy DaVita doctor group for $4.9 billion Insurer UnitedHealth to buy DaVita doctor group for $4.9 billion Published:12/6/2017 6:05:09 AM
[Markets] Does corporate America need a tax cut? Here’s what every S&P 500 company actually pays in taxes The new MarketWatch Corporate Tax Calculator shows tax rates for all S&P 500 companies and sectors.
Published:12/6/2017 6:05:09 AM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Despite warnings, Trump to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel with embassy move Despite appeals and warnings from world leaders, President Donald Trump is poised to reverse decades of U.S. policy on Wednesday by declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital and beginning the process of moving the U.S. Embassy to the holy city, a step that threatens to spark unrest across the Middle East and undermine American efforts to forge a new peace plan.
Published:12/6/2017 5:30:48 AM
[Markets] Why early retirees should prepare for austerity Do the math before you step out of the workforce.
Published:12/6/2017 4:30:42 AM
[Markets] Next Avenue: Divorce after 50: What I wish I had known beforehand People who went through a late-in-life divorce share six things they would tell their younger selves
Published:12/6/2017 4:00:28 AM
[Markets] London Markets: FTSE 100 veers toward second straight loss, with miners under pressure U.K. stocks dropped Wednesday, with mining shares leading broad-based losses that could pull London’s blue-chips market to a second straight losing session.
Published:12/6/2017 3:30:42 AM
[Markets] Techs poised to resume selloff as U.S. stock futures pitch lower U.S. stock futures pointed to a weak start for Wall Street on Wednesday, with major technology names likely to come under pressure. Published:12/6/2017 1:59:49 AM
[Markets] Market Extra: Canadian-dollar bulls look for hawkish central bank and a rate hike by March The sentiment for the Canadian dollar, which has been under some pressure since September, has changed for the better, and investors are bracing for a more hawkish central bank going forward.
Published:12/6/2017 1:59:49 AM
[Markets] Republican tax plan benefits wealthy the most, poll says Voters say the Republican tax plan that both chambers of Congress have passed benefits the wealthy the most, a new poll finds.
Published:12/6/2017 1:31:14 AM
[Markets] Europe Stocks Called Lower, U.S. Futures Slide as Global Market Rally Stutters European stocks are expected sharp losses Wednesday following a heavy session in Asia that was fuelled by renewed tech sector weakness and a slumping U.S. dollar. Published:12/6/2017 1:00:02 AM
[Markets] Asia stocks hit 2-month low as risk sentiment sours broadly Asian stocks slipped across the board on Wednesday as various factors including weaker metals prices and monetary policy concerns in China soured investor risk sentiment. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> dropped to a two-month low and was last down 1.5 percent. Japan's Nikkei (.N225) was last down 2 percent with non-ferrous metals producers (.INFRO.T) suffering large losses after copper's slide overnight to a two-month low. Published:12/6/2017 12:31:03 AM
[Markets] How to give someone the gift of style (without insulting them) Helping a friend or loved one to dress for success is a gift that can last a lifetime.
Published:12/5/2017 11:38:53 PM
[Markets] Asia Markets: Asia-Pacific markets drop on weakness in tech, mining sectors Asia-Pacific equities experienced fresh selling Wednesday following modest overnight declines in Europe and the U.S., as commodity prices added to ongoing softness.
Published:12/5/2017 10:07:52 PM
[Markets] Asia stocks stumble on Wall Street losses, dollar sags Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday, dragged by losses on Wall Street as the technology sector stuttered yet again after a brief rebound, while the dollar sagged on lower long-term U.S. yields. The year's top-performing sector was still down nearly 4 percent over the past week, with investors shifting money to banks, retailers and other stocks seen as likely to benefit the most from tax cuts promised by U.S. President Donald Trump. "The retreat in U.S. shares coincides with profit taking by investors before they close their books for the year-end. Published:12/5/2017 9:29:38 PM
[Markets] Key Words: ‘We may be stupid’ for waiting on bitcoin futures, NYSE owner says The owner of the New York Stock Exchange said Tuesday he may end up regretting not jumping at the chance to offer bitcoin futures on the exchange, unlike his competitors.
Published:12/5/2017 8:29:38 PM
[Markets] [$$] The Great Tax Windfall Surprise The biggest winners of the Republican tax plan are corporations. How they actually spend their windfall could jolt the economy and surprise markets. Published:12/5/2017 8:09:34 PM
[Markets] Agreement aims to save Georgia nuclear project after regulators warn about cost Georgia Power and Toshiba speed up a $3.2 billion payment to finish the reactors, but regulators called the power station “no longer economic” given cost overruns and construction delays. Published:12/5/2017 7:29:41 PM
[Markets] The Wall Street Journal: Bankruptcy judge allows Toys ‘R’ Us to pay executive bonuses Toys “R” Us Inc. received court approval Tuesday to pay millions of dollars in bonuses to executives despite objections raised by a federal bankruptcy watchdog.
Published:12/5/2017 7:29:38 PM
[Markets] Asia stocks pressured by Wall Street losses, dollar sags By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday, pressured by losses on Wall Street as the technology sector stuttered yet again after a brief rebound, while the dollar sagged ... Published:12/5/2017 7:01:55 PM
[Markets] Americans feel worse off today versus 50 years ago But people in these 20 countries say they’re better off.
Published:12/5/2017 7:01:55 PM
[Markets] Wind-fueled Southern California wildfires spread, likely to worsen In Ventura County, about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles, the so-called Thomas fire exploded to scorch around 50,000 acres in less than a day, destroying at least 150 structures and forcing at least 27,000 residents to evacuate.
Published:12/5/2017 6:42:03 PM
[Markets] Long Road to Nowhere? Dow Drops 109 Points as Tax Reform Only Goes So Far The Nasdaq Composite declined 0.2% to 6762.21. Despite recent weakness, Cirrus Research's Pankaj Patel expects a strong finish to the year: The Cirrus Polarization Quotient (CPQ), which measures the valuation of Large Cap leadership stocks, recently bounced to average levels. Published:12/5/2017 6:29:49 PM
[Markets] Stocks are still in for bumpy times, but Santa could save the day Stocks could see more bumpy trading ahead, after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq each suffered their first three-day string of losses since August. Published:12/5/2017 5:41:33 PM
[Markets] What Happened in the Stock Market Today On a day the major benchmarks fell, shares of G-III jumped and Ascena plummeted. Published:12/5/2017 4:32:13 PM
[Markets] Outside the Box: Now is the time for investors to loiter around the lifeboats Jonathan Rochford on what both stock and bond investors should do to avoid the iceberg that could sink their portfolios.
Published:12/5/2017 4:32:13 PM
[Markets] RH stock falls from near-record prices after earnings RH stock falls from near-record prices after earnings Published:12/5/2017 3:59:50 PM
[Markets] Bond Report: Yield curve flattens on poor economic data and rate-hike expectations Treasury yields fell on Tuesday after a raft of early economic data appeared to ding the outlook for fourth-quarter growth
Published:12/5/2017 3:59:49 PM
[Markets] U.S. stocks end lower in broad decline as financials fall U.S. stocks end lower in broad decline as financials fall Published:12/5/2017 3:28:55 PM
[Markets] Earnings Outlook: Broadcom earnings: iPhone part demand expected to overcome weak wired sales Broadcom Ltd. may be getting attention on how its takeover offer of Qualcomm Inc. is becoming more hostile, but the chipmaker will be judged more on how iPhone-based and enterprise-storage revenue is shoring up expected weakness in its core wired-infrastructure business.
Published:12/5/2017 3:28:55 PM
[Markets] Capitol Report: The risks from a big stock or bond market drop ‘are high and rising,’ government watchdog says The U.S. Office of Financial Research, the government agency tasked with analyzing financial markets, said in its annual report on Tuesday that financial market risks ‘are high and rising.’
Published:12/5/2017 2:58:12 PM
[Markets] Capitol Report: Here’s what else tax reform means: another bailout of Fannie and Freddie The government-sponsored enterprises that back much of the mortgage system will have no capital in the first quarter of the year, as directed by Congress, and the value of certain assets on their balance sheets will also be whacked by tax reform, likely causing the need for funds from Treasury.
Published:12/5/2017 2:27:44 PM
[Markets] U.S. stocks under pressure as tech rebound fizzles out U.S. stock-market indexes came under pressure in late-day trade, driven by losses in utilities, telecoms and industrials sectors Published:12/5/2017 2:27:44 PM
[Markets] ‘More nimble, contemporary’ McDonald’s earns stock an upgrade Jefferies upgraded McDonald’s stock to buy based on the company’s efforts to modernize, including restaurant remodels and digital additions. Published:12/5/2017 1:57:11 PM
[Markets] In One Chart: Here’s how violent the stock-market rotation out of tech has been A Tuesday pause aside, it’s been a rough week or so for the technology shares, which have been the victim of a violent rotation that’s seen investors flee what’s been by far the hottest sector of 2017 for companies expected to get a bigger boost from tax legislation working its way through Congress.
Published:12/5/2017 1:57:11 PM
[Markets] Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics for doping Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics for doping Published:12/5/2017 1:34:36 PM
[Markets] U.S. health care is changing in a big way. The CVS-Aetna deal shows how Standalone pharmacy-benefit managers negotiate drug prices and have long been a feature of America’s health care system. But that may not be true for much longer.
Published:12/5/2017 1:34:35 PM
[Markets] Here’s how violent the stock-market rotation out of tech has been A Tuesday pause aside, it’s been a rough week or so for the technology shares, which have been the victim of a violent rotation that’s seen investors flee what’s been by far the hottest sector of 2017 ... Published:12/5/2017 1:34:35 PM
[Markets] GLOBAL MARKETS-Copper falls to two-month low; tech stocks rebound Copper prices fell steeply to their lowest point in two months on Tuesday, while technology stocks rebounded following a rotation away from the high-flying group as investors assessed a U.S. tax-cut proposal. Copper lost 4.35 percent to $6,529.00 a tonne as inventories rose, its biggest single-session decline in more than two years. Copper prices were also pressured by recent strength in the dollar, with many commodities denominated in the U.S. currency. Published:12/5/2017 12:57:31 PM
[Markets] Key Words: Elaine Chao says she will ‘let go’ her harassment by someone who is ‘still here’ U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao on Tuesday said she experienced what was euphemistically called a “MeToo” moment — but won’t identify her harasser.
Published:12/5/2017 12:57:30 PM
[Markets] Tesla stock downgraded to sell on signs Model 3 demand is starting to flag Cascend Securities says new customers who have not already preordered the Model 3 are realizing that they can’t get new vehicles until 2019, and are beginning to look elsewhere.
Published:12/5/2017 12:27:20 PM
[Markets] Capitol Report: Here’s why the corporate AMT is a hurdle to a final tax bill One of the key issues a House-Senate group debating a single tax bill will have to resolve is what to do with the corporate alternative minimum tax, a provision companies and top House Republicans want to get rid of.
Published:12/5/2017 12:05:01 PM
[Markets] Nasdaq Bounces Back, Dow Struggles in Midday Trading The Nasdaq trades higher as tech stocks rebound. Published:12/5/2017 11:29:40 AM
[Markets] Europe Markets: European stocks finish in the red, led lower by Provident’s dive European stocks finish lower Tuesday, suffering their third loss in four sessions, with drops for Provident Financial PLC and tech shares weighing on the region’s main benchmark.
Published:12/5/2017 11:29:40 AM
[Markets] GLOBAL MARKETS-Copper prices drop; Wall St's tax rotation pauses Copper prices fell steeply to their lowest point in two months on Tuesday, while U.S. technology stocks rebounded following a rotation away from the high-flying group that stemmed from improving prospects for a tax-cut plan. Copper lost 3.90 percent to $6,560.00 a tonne as inventories rose, on pace for its biggest single-session decline in more than two years. Copper prices were also pressured by recent strength in the dollar, with many commodities denominated in the U.S. currency. Published:12/5/2017 10:57:17 AM
[Markets] Gold falls to four-month low Gold falls to four-month low Published:12/5/2017 10:57:17 AM
[Markets] The Ratings Game: Snap stock soars after analyst says ‘worst is behind’ the company Barclays upgraded Snap shares based on optimism for the Snapchat app redesign and new ad-pricing model.
Published:12/5/2017 10:57:17 AM
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