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NewsWatch: Why the stock market might soon careen down a dangerous ‘slope of hope’
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:00:18 GMT
The prevailing mood has shifted from extreme pessimism to extreme optimism, says Mark Hulbert.
Key Words: Berkshire’s Charlie Munger has a very blunt response to those ‘driving rich people away’ as Amazon scraps HQ2
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:48:39 GMT
Munger’s comments come after Amazon announced on Thursday that it was canceling plans to build its New York City headquarters in Long Island City, and wouldn’t be seeking a replacement venue.
Market Extra: Presidents Day: Everything you need to know about market closures on Washington’s Birthday
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:47:48 GMT
U.S. financial markets will take a break on Monday in observance of Presidents Day.
Europe Markets: European stocks hold onto 4-month highs; Wirecard soars
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:09:38 GMT
European markets were mostly down on Monday, after last week’s highs, as investor continue to watch trade negotiations between the U.S. and China unfold
NewsWatch: Why the stock market might soon careen down a dangerous ‘slope of hope’
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:00:12 GMT
The prevailing mood has shifted from extreme pessimism to extreme optimism, says Mark Hulbert.
London Markets: London markets slip after last week’s surge; Reckitt Benckiser adds jumps 5%
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:58:08 GMT
London markets were down on Monday, losing some of the advances made last week.
Asia Markets: Asian markets kick higher on renewed U.S.-China trade hopes
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:10:18 GMT
Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week.
The Wall Street Journal: Australia blames parliamentary cyberattack on foreign agents
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:46:34 GMT
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday that hackers also attempted to breach servers used by the ruling center-right Liberal Party, its coalition partner and the main opposition Labor Party.
America’s 1% hasn’t had this much wealth since just before the Great Depression
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:43:36 GMT
A new study puts wealth inequality in a historical and, perhaps, worrying perspective.
America’s biggest meat producer wants to take a bite out of the vegetarian market
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:43:07 GMT
As scientists caution about the health of meat products, more food companies are moving into alternative meat products.