Junk Bonds Call for Stock Market Crash …Stock-Markets / Financial CrashAug 18, 2015 – 05:30 PM GMTBy: Clive_MaundWe have looked at plenty enough evidence in recent weeks that a crash is looming for US markets, and now we are going to take a look at another important piece of evidence that we haven’t previously considered – the Junk Bond market.When […]
Long queues form at ATMs in Greece early on Monday morning.
Share prices slumped across Europe on Monday as Greece shuttered its banks for a week following a fateful weekend that has shaken Europe’s single currency.The Greek government decided on Sunday night it had no option but to close the nation’s banks the following day after the European Central Bank (ECB) […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Fear that Greece could default on its debt and abandon the euro rattled global financial markets Friday.News that negotiations between Greece and its international lenders are making little progress sent European stock markets down sharply, and the selling spread across the Atlantic. By the close of U.S. trading, stocks across industries were lower, with four of […]
on weekends and tweet any changes during the week at @humblestudent.I would love to say that I am right all the time, but the market gods will humble anyone who does that (hence the name of my blog “Humble Student of the Markets”). Last week, I was leaning bullish (see The bulls are alright), but that directional bet worked […]
Jeff Sprecher, chief executive of the US exchanges operator, acknowledged the fragmented, regulated world of equities trading was not “ever going to be wildly profitable”, but added the value of the NYSE lay in its listings franchise and data business.”I don’t know why we would get rid of that. I think our shareholders want to participate in the earnings growth […]
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) – Waves of cheap money from central banks have shielded stocks from the volatility besetting currency and commodity markets, but increasing disparities in company earnings forecasts suggest that could soon change.Analyst forecasts for European and U.S. companies have reached levels of dispersion not seen since 2010 and 2011 respectively, according to Thomson Reuters data, at a time when […]
In this Jan. 5, 2014 file photo, people watch a bluefin tuna laid in front of a sushi restaurant near Tsukiji fish market after the year’s celebratory first auction in Tokyo. The researchers at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology are fine-tuning a technology to use mackerel surrogates to spawn the bluefin, a process he hopes will enable fisheries […]
Higinio O. Maycotte is CEO of Umbel, a company that uses data to increase the understanding media companies have of their audiences and online advertising revenue. Knight Foundation supports Umbel through its Enterprise Fund. Below, Maycotte writes about the theme of the first Knight News Challenge of 2014: How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?
A drop in initial claims and encouraging results from Disney helped benchmarks achieve their best single-day performance since Dec 18. The gains somewhat offset weekly losses and Friday’s session will be crucial to help benchmarks post a rare weekly gain. Consumer discretionary sector was the best performer for the day among the S&P industry groups.For a look at the issues […]
“Big data is a coming wave of ‘green gold,’” says Nick Eisenberger of Pure Energy Partners.”Information technology will be the most powerful tool to address resource challenges in our lifetime.”Eisenberger was speaking at the Markle Foundation offices in New York, where Agrion, which bills itself as the global network for energy, cleantech and corporate sustainability, convened an impressive roundtable to […]