Tag: Economy

Finance Tech, News, Trading

Global shares down as US economy takes center stage

December 6, 2017

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets mostly fell Wednesday following the latest retreat on Wall Street and as investors awaited a run of U.S. economic data culminating at the end of the week with the latest nonfarm payrolls report. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, […]

Industries, Others

The Yin and Yang of Budgets: Why a Balance of Flexibility and Inflexibility is Vital to Your Business

November 10, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

When selecting a business solution, whether it’s for managing inventory, supply chains or customer relationships, you’ll hear the buzzword “flexibility” thrown around quite a bit as a main value proposition. While I absolutely agree that flexibility is key, when it […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Global stocks mixed amid strong corporate earnings

October 25, 2017

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday amid another string of strong corporate earnings reports and as investors keep an eye out for news about the next U.S. Federal Reserve chair. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 slipped 0.5 percent to 7,492 […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Currencies: Dollar storms higher on revived hopes for tax cuts

October 20, 2017

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. dollar shot to the highest level in roughly three months against the yen and stormed ahead against other rivals on Friday. The move came after the U.S. Senate passed a budget blueprint, which could clear the way for […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

The dollar holds firm

October 3, 2017

Via: Business Insider

The dollar is holding firm Tuesday. The US dollar index was little changed at 93.61 at 8:24 a.m. ET after climbing as high as 93.91 during Asian trade. The index’s climb follows stronger-than-expected data, which some say supports the case […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Nordstrom Talks to Go Private Could Be in Trouble

October 2, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN – Get Report) tumbled over 5% in premarket trading Monday, Oct. 2, after insiders said talks to take the Seattle-based retailer private could be in danger of failing, according to the New York Post. The […]

Energy, Industries

Why energy stocks are a great bet

September 29, 2017

Via: Business Insider

Business Insider executive editor Sara Silverstein talks to Sarah Hunt, a portfolio manager at $4 billion firm Alpine Funds, about why she’s bullish on energy stocks. Hunt says there’s been a change in discussions around oil, and says she expects […]

Finance Tech, Trading

This Is Why Stocks Are on Track for Their Best September Since 2013

September 29, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Stocks are on track to buck the historical declines we typically see in September, with the major indices expected to post their best September since 2013. “I think the old adage is the market likes to frustrate the most people,” […]


U.S. economic growth revised up to 3.1% rate in Q2

September 28, 2017


WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at an upgraded annual rate of 3.1% in the spring, the fastest pace in more than two years. But growth is expected to slow sharply this quarter in the wake of a string of […]

Energy, Industries

Energy is rallying once again, but investors are wary

September 26, 2017


Oh man, it’s happening again. Oil is rallying, and so are oil stocks. Both are up about 10 percent in a month. And almost no one thinks it will last. Here’s the story this time: Oil supply is tightening. OPEC […]