List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2017

MarketWatch First Take: IBM earnings beat is a product of tax avoidance, and it’s nothing new

MarketWatch First Take: IBM earnings beat is a product of tax avoidance, and it’s nothing new

IBM Corp. somehow managed to maintain its rock-bottom effective tax rate in Tuesday’s earnings report, riding its continuing ability to avoid taxes to an earnings beat and after-hours stock gains…. Read more »

Asia Markets: Asian markets continue to rise as China’s party congress starts

Asia Markets: Asian markets continue to rise as China’s party congress starts

Equity markets in the Asia-Pacific region were slightly higher on Wednesday, building on Wall Street’s bullish performance overnight, though gains were being capped as a key meeting of China’s political… Read more »

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: Three reasons the next crash may be worse than 1987’s

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: Three reasons the next crash may be worse than 1987’s

Thirty years ago Thursday, the U.S. stock market had its worst day ever. On Oct. 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 508 points, 22.6% of its value. It… Read more »

Are you being underpaid? These co-workers are most likely to tell you what they earn

Are you being underpaid? These co-workers are most likely to tell you what they earn

Traditionally when it comes to discussing salaries in the workplace, mum’s the word. But millennials appear to be throwing that practice by the wayside along with dinner dates and shopping… Read more »

PG&E should be broken up if responsible for California wildfires, lawmaker says

PG&E should be broken up if responsible for California wildfires, lawmaker says

PG&E Corp., Northern California’s largest public utility, should be broken up if it is found to be at fault for the devastating wildfires that swept across Wine Country, a state… Read more »

The New York Post: Trump reportedly tells soldier’s widow: ‘He knew what he signed up for’

The New York Post: Trump reportedly tells soldier’s widow: ‘He knew what he signed up for’

President Donald Trump reportedly told the widow of a Green Beret who died in Niger that the soldier “knew what he signed up for” during a phone call on Tuesday…. Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Baidu aims to launch self-driving bus in China next year

The Wall Street Journal: Baidu aims to launch self-driving bus in China next year

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Chinese search giant Baidu Inc. is pushing aggressively ahead with autonomous vehicles, its chief executive said, including plans to release a fully self-driving bus in China… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: China’s Xi hails ‘new era’ amid bid to consolidate power

The Wall Street Journal: China’s Xi hails ‘new era’ amid bid to consolidate power

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to emerge from a Communist Party congress that starts Wednesday with all of the allies and authority he needs to monopolize decision… Read more »

Ackman, ADP board nominees to discuss plans for company Thursday

Ackman, ADP board nominees to discuss plans for company Thursday

(Reuters) – Activist investor William Ackman’s dissident director candidates for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc will answer questions about their plans for the company on Thursday ahead of… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Fired basketball coach Rick Pitino sues Adidas over bribery scandal

The Wall Street Journal: Fired basketball coach Rick Pitino sues Adidas over bribery scandal

Former University of Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino on Tuesday sued Adidas AG, alleging that the sportswear company tarnished the storied coach’s reputation by implicating him in an alleged… Read more »

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