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Bloomberg: Asia Stocks Mixed Ahead of Midterms; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap
Asian stocks traded mixed Tuesday with markets seemingly in a holding pattern after a muted U.S. session ahead of midterm elections. Treasury yields and the dollar were steady. [more...]
Bloomberg: S&P 500 Gains as Berkshire Rallies; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks climbed, with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. powering gains in the S&P 500 Index. Treasury yields edged lower. The U.S. conglomerate rose the most since July after the world’s most famous stock-picker revealed he’d been buying back his firm’s own shares. [more...]
Bloomberg: Big Short's Eisman Is Shorting Two U.K. Banks on Brexit
Steve Eisman, the Neuberger Berman Group money manager who famously predicted the collapse of subprime mortgages before the 2008 financial crisis, is shorting two U.K. banks over expectations the country will leave the European Union without a deal. [more...]
Bloomberg: Merkel’s Exit Might Help Boost the Euro
One of the most bullish forecasters on the euro is emboldened by the political decline of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, so long a force of stability in the region. [more...]
Bloombeg: Record Number of Markets Now in the Red in Worst Year Since 1901
2018 is going down as the worst year for markets ever, by at least one measure. A whopping 89 percent of assets have handed investors losses in U.S. dollar terms, more than any previous year going back more than a century. [more...]
Bloomberg: France's Macron Says Europe Has Become Too ‘Ultra’ Free Market
Populist parties have gained across Europe because the European Union has become too “ultra” free-market oriented and no longer protects the middle class, French President Emmanuel Macron said. [more...]
Bloomberg: Wall Street Plays Defense in Attempt to Dodge Midterm Punches
Kevin Giddis doesn’t expect much in the way of surprises from the U.S. midterm elections. But then again, that’s what he thought two years ago as well. [more...]
Reuters: Two years in, Trump holds stock market bragging rights
U.S. President Donald Trump has taken credit for the stock market’s gains during his nearly two years in the White House, and those claims are reasonable given the impact of tax cuts and pro-business policies on investor sentiment. [more...]
Reuters: U.S. reimposes Iran sanctions, Tehran decries 'bullying'
The United States on Monday restored sanctions targeting Iran’s oil, banking and transportation sectors and threatened more action to stop its “outlaw” policies, steps the Islamic Republic called economic warfare and vowed to defy. [more...]
CNBC: Asia ‘woke up’ and Israeli tech companies see opportunities
As Asia increasingly looks to implement financial technology, Israeli companies in the sector are enjoying growing demand in the region. [more...]
CNBC: Elon Musk: 'You're gonna go a little bonkers if you work 120 hours a week'
For Elon Musk, the difference between a "manageable" work schedule and an "insane" one is somewhere between 80 and 120 hours of work per week. [more...]
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