List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2015

Bond Report: Treasury yields record largest monthly decline since January

Bond Report: Treasury yields record largest monthly decline since January

Treasury yields plummeted on Friday, finishing at the lowest level since July 8, after the Labor Department said U.S. employees’ wages and benefits rose a record-low 0.2% in the second… Read more »

The Tell: Why currency traders cheer a record loss in Switzerland’s national bank

The Tell: Why currency traders cheer a record loss in Switzerland’s national bank

The headquarters of the Swiss National Bank in Bern, Switzerland The Swiss franc tanked on Friday after Switzerland’s central bank revealed a record 50.1 billion-franc loss for the first half… Read more »

Futures Movers: Crude ends lower to finish with worst monthly performance of 2015

Futures Movers: Crude ends lower to finish with worst monthly performance of 2015

Crude-oil futures finished the month deeper in bear-market territory Friday, registering its worst monthly slide, on a percentage basis, since 2008 after a report indicated a rise in rig counts…. Read more »

Paul B. Farrell: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett must think much bigger to save the world

Paul B. Farrell: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett must think much bigger to save the world

A decade ago billionaire Warren Buffett gave $30 billion to his friend and bridge partner, billionaire Bill Gates’ philanthropic foundation. Buffett’s message: Don’t play safe with my billions, hit a… Read more »

Currencies: Dollar records monthly gain against euro in July

Currencies: Dollar records monthly gain against euro in July

The U.S. dollar finished Friday’s session with monthly gains against most of its rivals. The dollar’s strong performance in July followed a weak showing in June, when the dollar finished… Read more »

The Ratings Game: LinkedIn’s stock tumble, slow growth don’t scare analysts

The Ratings Game: LinkedIn’s stock tumble, slow growth don’t scare analysts

Talent Solutions product sales were strong in the second quarter, despite unique visitors stagnating at 97 million and revenue from display ads slumping 30% year over year. Raymond James analyst… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Uber valued at more than $50 billion in new round of funding

The Wall Street Journal: Uber valued at more than $50 billion in new round of funding

Uber Technologies Inc. has closed a new round of funding valuing the five-year-old ride-hailing company at close to $51 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, equaling Facebook Inc.’s… Read more »

Movers & Shakers: Expedia jumps as earnings soar; Twitter posts worst weekly loss since May

Movers & Shakers: Expedia jumps as earnings soar; Twitter posts worst weekly loss since May

Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. were notable decliners on the heels of disappointing quarterly financial performances. Weak energy results have been blamed for dragging on S&P 500 corporate earnings…. Read more »

Vermillion founders leave as fund investors flee commodities

Vermillion founders leave as fund investors flee commodities

The founders of Vermillion Asset Management have left the firm after an exodus of investor cash left just $50 million in assets at its flagship fund, a person familiar with… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold logs biggest monthly drop in 2 years

Metals Stocks: Gold logs biggest monthly drop in 2 years

Gold futures ended with a daily gain Friday, reversing an early loss after a weaker-than-expected rise in U.S. labor costs, but still ended an ugly July with the biggest monthly… Read more »

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