List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Wall Street Journal: How a failed Alzheimer’s drug stung some large hedge funds

The Wall Street Journal: How a failed Alzheimer’s drug stung some large hedge funds

A sudden collapse in Axovant Sciences Ltd.’s stock price after the company’s Alzheimer’s drug failed a pivotal clinical trial has stung some big-name Wall Street investors. New York hedge-fund firms… Read more »

Roku IPO valuation nearly doubles in two sessions

Roku IPO valuation nearly doubles in two sessions

Shares of Roku Inc. soared in active trade Friday, as the streaming-device company tacked on more than $1 billion to its market capitalization in just its second day as a… Read more »

Project Syndicate: The Kurds meet all the criteria to have their own country

Project Syndicate: The Kurds meet all the criteria to have their own country

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) – Returns show a high percentage of Iraq’s estimated 8 million Kurds turned out to vote in a referendum on independence for the Kurdistan Region and… Read more »

These Americans are most likely to fear an unexpected financial crisis

These Americans are most likely to fear an unexpected financial crisis

Financial insecurity plagues some people more than others. How stable are Americans’ finances? Judging by several recent studies, not a lot. A financial emergency can spell trouble for young Americans:… Read more »

Market Extra: What rose in the third quarter? Stocks, bonds—basically everything

Market Extra: What rose in the third quarter? Stocks, bonds—basically everything

Once again, a “set it and forget it” strategy has paid off for investors. The third quarter was another winner across the economy, with basically all regions, sectors, commodities, and… Read more »

Capitol Report: Trump tax plan would cost $2.4 trillion, analysis finds

Capitol Report: Trump tax plan would cost $2.4 trillion, analysis finds

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with members of the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. The tax framework released this week by the White House and top… Read more »

Market Snapshot: S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records, as stocks extend quarterly win streaks

Market Snapshot: S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records, as stocks extend quarterly win streaks

U.S. stocks wrapped up the week, the month and the quarter on a high note, with the S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite and Russell 2000 hitting all-time highs on Friday. All… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasury yields see big September rise on hawkish Fed, Trump tax push

Bond Report: Treasury yields see big September rise on hawkish Fed, Trump tax push

Treasury prices declined Friday, pushing up yields, and capping a sharp September selloff fueled by heightened expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver another rate increase by the end of the… Read more »

The Tell: This is why the bull market can keep running for years even if investors dump stocks

The Tell: This is why the bull market can keep running for years even if investors dump stocks

If the market is never wrong, according to the old Wall Street maxim, then why does the stock market keep rallying despite worries about North Korea, U.S. policy uncertainty, Federal… Read more »

Beat the System: How Trump’s tax plan punishes states that voted for Hillary

Beat the System: How Trump’s tax plan punishes states that voted for Hillary

“Get even,” says Donald Trump. “When you are in business, you need to get even with the people who screw you… I always find a way to get even.” And… Read more »

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