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Finance Tech, Trading

US stocks wobble as investors focus on latest earnings

November 6, 2019

Via: ABC News

U.S. stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in early trading Wednesday and major indexes hovered around record highs as investors digested the latest batch of corporate earnings. Investors have been focusing on mostly solid corporate earnings and encouraging economic […]


Industries, Manufacturing

German factory orders rise in September after 2 declines

November 6, 2019

Via: ABC News

Factory orders in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, increased in September after two consecutive monthly declines. The Economy Ministry said Wednesday that orders were up 1.3% compared with the previous month. They were led higher by demand from countries outside the […]


Capital, Finance Tech

Corporate Earnings Are Up. Markets Are Up. And Yet Analysts Keep Saying the R-Word

November 5, 2019

Via: Fortune

U.S. corporate earnings are proving to be a lot more resilient than many Wall Street analysts were expecting only a few short weeks ago. Nearly three-fourths of companies in the S&P 500 have reported their third-quarter results so far. In […]


Financial Services, Industries

Goldman Sachs Lost Millions on WeWork and Uber. Now, the CEO Is Talking Up the ‘Path to Profitability’

November 5, 2019

Via: Fortune

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., stung by losses in Uber Technologies Inc. and WeWork, has a message for investors in growth stocks: profit matters. After years of pursuing revenue growth at all costs, driven by cheap money, markets are increasingly focusing […]


Energy, Industries

Energy Companies Say the Oil Glut—and Shrinking Profits—Aren’t Over Yet

November 4, 2019

Via: Fortune

Over the weekend, Saudi Aramco, the Kingdom’s state oil company announced it will go public at last. But as the latest round of oil industry earnings showed—ExxonMobil, the final major to report third quarter earnings, did so on Friday—Aramco will […]


Energy, Industries

Oil ticks higher but remains headed for weekly loss

November 1, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures were up slightly Friday, buoyed by an upbeat read on Chinese manufacturing activity, but remain on track for a weekly loss after a rise in U.S. inventories and uncertainty around U.S.-China trade talks. West Texas Intermediate crude for […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks escaped a scary October and set records. So what’s next for your 401(k) in 2019?

November 1, 2019

Via: USA TODAY

October – historically a spooky month for stocks – wasn’t too scary this year. An ominous cloud typically hangs over the market in October due to the stockmarket crash of 1929, Black Monday in 1987 and the 2008 financial crisis, […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity, News

Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates for Third Time in 2019

October 30, 2019

Via: The New York Times

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates Wednesday for the third time this year as slowing business investment, ongoing trade tensions and global weakness continued to weigh on the American economy. But the Fed signaled that it will pause and assess […]


Energy, Industries

Oil retreats as traders pencil in inventory rise, Russia casts doubt on deeper output cuts

October 29, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures were under pressure Tuesday for a second day in a row, pressured by expectations for a rise in U.S. inventories and remarks that cast doubt on Russia’s enthusiasm for deeper production cuts as part of its agreement with […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

The Fed may have to do more to calm the stress in the short-term lending market

October 29, 2019

Via: CNBC

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is expected to say the Fed will do whatever it takes to keep short-term funding markets calm, but he is not yet likely to have a longer-term solution for recent stress in the market. Market […]