List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2016

Metals Stocks: Gold drops 6% in May for 1st monthly loss this year

Metals Stocks: Gold drops 6% in May for 1st monthly loss this year

By Markets/commodities reporter News editor Gold is marking its first monthly loss this year. Gold futures on Tuesday settled almost 6% lower for the month, marking their first monthly loss… Read more »

Capitol Report: SEC targets companies who use made-up accounting metrics

Capitol Report: SEC targets companies who use made-up accounting metrics

Howard Schiller, then-interim CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., at a hearing on Capitol Hill. Valeant reportedly has been criticized by the SEC for its accounting practices. The Securities and… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks close lower, but score biggest monthly gain since November

Europe Markets: European stocks close lower, but score biggest monthly gain since November

European stocks broke a five-session winning run on Tuesday, with car makers helping to drive the market lower after a Volkswagen AG financial update. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP,… Read more »

Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Libertarian ticket offers credible alternative to Trump, Clinton

Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Libertarian ticket offers credible alternative to Trump, Clinton

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — So that third-party candidate everybody’s been looking for? He’s here. The negatives of the presumptive nominees in both major parties are so high that there’s been talk… Read more »

In One Chart: Chart shows China’s debt bubble bigger than subprime bubble

In One Chart: Chart shows China’s debt bubble bigger than subprime bubble

Here’s yet another sign that China’s economy may be teetering on the brink of a massive debt crisis. Unproductive debt in China—that is, debt that’s used to drive up asset… Read more »

Capitol Report: Trump defends donations to veterans — and shooting of gorilla

Capitol Report: Trump defends donations to veterans — and shooting of gorilla

Donald Trump defended his donations to veterans’ groups during a lengthy news conference on Tuesday — and also responded to a question about the shooting of a gorilla at an… Read more »

Disney’s latest ‘Alice’ movie earned about half what it was expected to

Disney’s latest ‘Alice’ movie earned about half what it was expected to

Walt Disney Co. had little to celebrate this Memorial Day weekend. The company’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass” opened in more than 4,000 movie theaters over the four-day weekend to… Read more »

There have been 6.3 million foreclosures in the U.S. in the last decade

There have been 6.3 million foreclosures in the U.S. in the last decade

During the Great Recession, many Americans lost their homes due to foreclosure. In fact, according to real estate data company RealtyTrac, there were 6,324,545 completed foreclosures from January 2006 to… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil taps $50, aims for fourth straight monthly gain

Futures Movers: Oil taps $50, aims for fourth straight monthly gain

By Markets/commodities reporter Oil futures edged above $50 a barrel Tuesday, with overall declines in global crude production helping to set prices up for their fourth straight monthly gain in… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Judge finds Michael Dell, Silver Lake underpaid for Dell in 2013

The Wall Street Journal: Judge finds Michael Dell, Silver Lake underpaid for Dell in 2013

Michael Dell and Silver Lake underpaid by more than 20% when they took Dell private three years ago for $24.4 billion, a Delaware judge ruled Tuesday. The decision comes in… Read more »

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