List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Margin: 5 facts that may seem farfetched but aren’t

The Margin: 5 facts that may seem farfetched but aren’t

Careful! If you pee in the pool, a chemical reaction will cause the water to turn red. And, if you want to survive, don’t even think about jumping in the… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Sheldon Silver, powerful N.Y. politician, found guilty of corruption

The Wall Street Journal: Sheldon Silver, powerful N.Y. politician, found guilty of corruption

Sheldon Silver, for decades one of the powerful politicians in New York state, was convicted Monday of honest-services fraud, extortion and money laundering in a trial that is likely to… Read more »

Adele’s record-breaking ‘25’ is hotter than ‘Frozen’ and Taylor Swift

Adele’s record-breaking ‘25’ is hotter than ‘Frozen’ and Taylor Swift

Adele performs a song from her album “25” on Saturday Night Live Adele’s new album is so hot that it has almost outsold the two bestselling albums of 2014 in… Read more »

Futures Movers: Supply fears send oil futures down 10% in November

Futures Movers: Supply fears send oil futures down 10% in November

By Markets/commodities reporter Expectations that members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries won’t cut output at their meeting later this week kept pressure on oil futures Monday, extending… Read more »

When shoppers use smaller screens, they make smaller purchases

When shoppers use smaller screens, they make smaller purchases

More shoppers are going online, but they’re not restricting their purchases to Cyber Monday. Shoppers are increasingly using their mobile devices to make purchases this holiday season and not just… Read more »

Brazil's BTG Pactual looks to new leadership; Esteves quits amid graft probe

Brazil's BTG Pactual looks to new leadership; Esteves quits amid graft probe

Andre Esteves, CEO Brazilian BTG Pactual bank is pictured during an interview in Sao Paulo July 22, 2014. Reuters/Nacho Doce SAO PAULO Brazil’s Grupo BTG Pactual SA looked to new… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold suffers biggest monthly percentage drop since 2013

Metals Stocks: Gold suffers biggest monthly percentage drop since 2013

By Markets/commodities reporter Markets writer Rough month for gold. Gold futures on Monday scored their first one-day gain in three sessions, but prices for the metal still suffered their biggest… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Angie’s List should sell to IAC, top investor says

The Wall Street Journal: Angie’s List should sell to IAC, top investor says

The founder of activist investor TCS Capital Management rejected Angie’s List Inc.’s ANGI, +0.46%  board seat offer and continued to push for a combination with IAC/InterActiveCorp’s IACI, -0.49%  HomeAdvisor. In… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Hackers target toy maker VTech, 5 million families exposed

The Wall Street Journal: Hackers target toy maker VTech, 5 million families exposed

VTech Holdings Ltd. said Monday that 5 million of its customer accounts were leaked in a data breach that accessed users’ names, birthdays and passwords but not their credit card… Read more »

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks edge lower, on track for modest monthly gains

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks edge lower, on track for modest monthly gains

U.S. stocks edged lower Monday afternoon but remained on track to post modest monthly gains, as investors weighed the kickoff of the holiday shopping season along with weaker-than-expected economic data… Read more »

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