List/Grid Monthly Archives: December 2016

Marijuana industry is bracing for a renewed push toward legalization in 2017

Marijuana industry is bracing for a renewed push toward legalization in 2017

In 2016, roughly 60% of Americans said they favored the legalization of recreational marijuana, as the industry gained support in invalidating the war on drugs and seven states voted to… Read more »

$1 billion in gift cards go unused every year — here’s how to avoid that

$1 billion in gift cards go unused every year — here’s how to avoid that

You know what’s (probably) better than this beautiful gift? A gift card. It’s a particularly sad Christmas when people don’t even want the gift cards you gave them. The gift… Read more »

Goldman Sachs banking on two different Trump economies, so which is right?

Goldman Sachs banking on two different Trump economies, so which is right?

It must be confusing to write about President-elect Donald Trump at Goldman Sachs these days. Just weeks after Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s face turned up in a campaign ad for… Read more »

Good luck finding luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Hermès or even Tesla on sale

Good luck finding luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Hermès or even Tesla on sale

The holiday sales season may be a shopaholic’s favorite time of the year, but some upscale brands just don’t want their customers to catch a break. And their upscale clientele,… Read more »

Chuck Jaffe: 7 mutual funds and ETFs that entered the graveyard in 2016

Chuck Jaffe: 7 mutual funds and ETFs that entered the graveyard in 2016

Many people feel like the number of celebrity deaths rose in 2016. There certainly is no shortage of famous people to mourn. There’s also no shortage of mutual funds that… Read more »

Why Obama’s ‘We the People’ online petitions were a missed opportunity for U.S. consumers

Why Obama’s ‘We the People’ online petitions were a missed opportunity for U.S. consumers

Americans have made some important requests to U.S. President Barack Obama during his administration, including concerns about healthcare, veterans’ and military issues, disease awareness and immigration. Apparently they have also… Read more »

Key Words: The Russians are coming? Oliver Stone will believe it when he sees it

Key Words: The Russians are coming? Oliver Stone will believe it when he sees it

Amid an ever-more-strained relationship between the current U.S. government and Russia due to accusations that the latter launched a cyberassault on the integrity of the U.S. presidential election, a famed… Read more »

Market Extra: Here’s how these 2016 ETF picks worked out

Market Extra: Here’s how these 2016 ETF picks worked out

Every year MarketWatch publishes a list of exchange-traded funds—chosen by investment professionals—that are expected to outperform over the coming year. Here is the one published for 2015, and here is… Read more »

Can U.K. retailer Boohoo.com acquire Nasty Gal’s clout with millennials by buying its IP?

Can U.K. retailer Boohoo.com acquire Nasty Gal’s clout with millennials by buying its IP?

British retailer Boohoo.com Plc has entered an agreement to purchase the intellectual property rights to Nasty Gal, the U.S. lifestyle and fashion brand that filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in… Read more »

Wall St. thinks stocks will rise in 2017 – What could go wrong?

Wall St. thinks stocks will rise in 2017 – What could go wrong?

A trader at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 30, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Yang NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Wall Street’s rally could be derailed by… Read more »

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