Tag: Featured

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields and stocks spiral lower over virus fears and Hong Kong downgrade

January 21, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields were on the slide in early Tuesday trade as fears around a rapidly spreading virus in Asia along with a credit rating downgrade for Hong Kong, the region’s premier financial center, drove investors into haven assets. What […]

Enterprise, Industries

IBM earnings: Outlook for 2020 amid soft software market is key

January 21, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Soft spending on enterprise software could set up a big challenge for International Business Machines Inc. in 2020, so how Big Blue spins its forecast for the year will carry a lot of weight when the company reports earnings. IBM […]

Energy, Industries

Oil prices climb after production halt in Libya and Iraq unrest fears

January 20, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Oil prices climbed Monday, driven by a pair of worries on the supply front driven by unrest in Libya and Iraq. West Texas Intermediate crude futures for January delivery US:CLF20 rose 59 cents, or 1%, to $59.17 a barrel. There […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Trump’s ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal With China Won’t Stop Trade Wars From Being the New Normal

January 15, 2020

Via: Time

President Donald Trump is expected to sign “phase one” of a U.S.-China trade deal Wednesday—marking a cooling of the trade war that has roiled markets and upset supply chains around the globe. On paper, the deal will enhance Intellectual Property […]

Financial Services, Industries

JPMorgan Chase’s 4Q profits jump 21%, helped by trading

January 14, 2020

Via: ABC News

NEW YORK — Banking giant JPMorgan Chase said profit jumped 21% in the final three months of 2019, as the bank’s trading desks had a blowout quarter, which offset the impact of declining interest rates. The New York-based bank earned […]


Making customer privacy a priority

January 14, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Within 24 hours of the long-awaited launch of Disney+, the entertainment multinational’s streaming service, it was reported that thousands of accounts had been hacked, with critical data stolen and sold online. As these breaches are so common, we’ve become almost […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Stock market shakes off Iran jitters for now, but investors could still be in for a bumpy ride in 2020

January 13, 2020


The stock market has shaken off its jitters over Iran, but analysts say investors could still be in for a bumpy ride this year. Stocks are back near records, a sharp turnaround after Iran’s missile attacks sent futures tumbling Tuesday […]

Education, Industries

City schools struggling to keep vocational programs afloat after abrupt funding cut

January 13, 2020

Via: NY Daily News

For the 130 students in the business program at Susan Wagner High School in Staten Island, the opportunity to design and run their own company has been life-changing. The students are part of a class called Virtual Enterprise – a […]


Private payroll growth surges in December to end 2019 strong, ADP says

January 8, 2020


Private payroll growth ended 2019 on a strong note, with companies adding 202,000 positions in December in another sign of a healthy labor market, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. The total was well above the […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Kohl’s needs more than an Amazon partnership to grow sales

January 8, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Kohl’s Corp. is getting a boost from its partnership with Inc., but Jefferies analysts still expect same-store sales and margins to decline due to weakness in key categories like women’s and children’s. Jefferies downgraded Kohl’s KSS, +0.22% shares to […]