List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Margin: San Francisco vandals get creative with Super Bowl statues

The Margin: San Francisco vandals get creative with Super Bowl statues

San Francisco is a city historically known to be, well, a little different. And its contrarian streak is coming out in the buildup to next week’s Super Bowl 50. While… Read more »

The Margin: Ted Cruz’s awkward hug with his daughter highlights Iowa challenges

The Margin: Ted Cruz’s awkward hug with his daughter highlights Iowa challenges

Ted Cruz is hoping to get a little love in Iowa on Monday as he locks horns with billionaire Donald Trump. But the Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate is… Read more »

Brett Arends's ROI: How people are betting on the Iowa caucuses without getting caught

Brett Arends's ROI: How people are betting on the Iowa caucuses without getting caught

For decades the federal government has stopped Americans from gambling on the outcome of elections, such as Monday’s Iowa caucuses. And, for the most part, it’s succeeded. Until now. Last… Read more »

Project Syndicate: European Union could ‘fall apart within months’

Project Syndicate: European Union could ‘fall apart within months’

The slow-motion crisis of the European Union finally seems to be coming to a head. “Europe could lose its historical footing and the project could die quickly,” French Prime Minister… Read more »

NewsWatch: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway can’t stop buying shares of this big oil refiner

NewsWatch: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway can’t stop buying shares of this big oil refiner

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has been on a shopping spree at the start of the year and Phillips 66 has been the beneficiary. See full story. Apple… Read more »

The Tell: Are global markets losing faith in central banks?

The Tell: Are global markets losing faith in central banks?

There’s never been a shortage of criticism—much of it wildly misplaced—when it comes to quantitative easing and other extraordinary measures launched by central banks in the wake of the financial… Read more »

Chuck Jaffe: It’s time to put your fear about this stock market to rest

Chuck Jaffe: It’s time to put your fear about this stock market to rest

After a horrible January for the stock market, investors understandably are scared. It’s a logical reaction at a time when you can talk to strangers or neighbors or friends or… Read more »

Jonathan Burton's Life Savings: U.S. stocks can lose big in January but still win in 2016

Jonathan Burton's Life Savings: U.S. stocks can lose big in January but still win in 2016

Contrary to convention, September is not the cruelest month for stock investors. January is, because the U.S. market’s result that month often sets the stage for the entire year. Cue… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Alphabet, Exxon results to mark midpoint of ugly earnings season

Market Snapshot: Alphabet, Exxon results to mark midpoint of ugly earnings season

With Google’s parent company and Exxon Mobil Corp. set to release results in the week ahead, more than half the companies in the S&P 500 Index will have reported quarterly… Read more »

The Margin: #ThisYearsElectionIsAlotLike hashtag is an outlet for despair

The Margin: #ThisYearsElectionIsAlotLike hashtag is an outlet for despair

A stock image of a woman in need of help. As the clock ticked down to Monday’s Iowa caucuses, Twitter users turned to social media to share thoughts about the… Read more »

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