List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2016

Capitol Report: Some in China may prefer Trump to Clinton | Sanders says Warriors win ‘good omen’ | Obama overtime plan threatens ‘Prada’ economy

Capitol Report: Some in China may prefer Trump to Clinton | Sanders says Warriors win ‘good omen’ | Obama overtime plan threatens ‘Prada’ economy

Donald Trump regularly bashes China. But many Chinese observers see a silver lining in a potential Trump presidency. That is due, writes the Associated Press, to his focus on economic… Read more »

Need to Know: Three reasons why the S&P 500 is primed and ready for big gains

Need to Know: Three reasons why the S&P 500 is primed and ready for big gains

Get ready for “flaming June.” That was SocGen’s advice to clients on Tuesday, and it doesn’t seem too far off the mark, considering what’s ahead for summer’s inaugural month. June… Read more »

Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Buy Celator for about $1.5 bln

Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Buy Celator for about $1.5 bln

Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC agreed to buy Celator Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a roughly $1.5 billion deal that represents a huge premium for a company with a promising leukemia drug but no… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Poland pushes to revive extradition of Roman Polanski to U.S.

The Wall Street Journal: Poland pushes to revive extradition of Roman Polanski to U.S.

Poland’s justice minister said on Tuesday he would ask a court to cancel a previous ruling that blocked the extradition of Roman Polanski to the U.S. from Poland. The minister,… Read more »

In One Chart: Why the window for stock-market bears is ‘closing rather quickly,’ in one chart

In One Chart: Why the window for stock-market bears is ‘closing rather quickly,’ in one chart

While it’s been more than a year since the S&P 500 hit a record high, that’s not necessarily a reason for market bears to celebrate. Jonathan Krinsky at MKM Partners… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil prices hold tight as OPEC meeting not likely to produce a cut

Futures Movers: Oil prices hold tight as OPEC meeting not likely to produce a cut

U.S. oil prices and the international benchmark Brent moved in opposite directions Tuesday as investors focus on the resumption of Canada oil production and ongoing supply disruptions in Africa ahead… Read more »

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures in limbo with action-packed week ahead

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures in limbo with action-packed week ahead

U.S. stock futures on Tuesday pointed to little change at the open, setting the stage for muted market action as investors return from a three-day weekend. Traders could be avoiding… Read more »

Rex Nutting: President Hillary Clinton would be a lot like President Barack Obama

Rex Nutting: President Hillary Clinton would be a lot like President Barack Obama

It’s obvious that Hillary Clinton is not the perfect presidential candidate for the Democratic Party. Too many voters judge her negatively, beginning with her reputation for exaggeration (if not outright… Read more »

Chuck Jaffe: This is even harder to talk about with your parents than giving up driving

Chuck Jaffe: This is even harder to talk about with your parents than giving up driving

Adult children often have trouble telling their elderly parents when it’s time to give up driving. It may be even harder telling mom and dad that they need to give… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks on track for best month since November

Europe Markets: European stocks on track for best month since November

European stock markets broke a five-session winning run on Tuesday, with car makers and oil giants leading decliners on the back of a Volkswagen AG trading update and a slump… Read more »

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