List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2017

Robert Powell: Open enrollment is coming. Here’s how to make the most of it

Robert Powell: Open enrollment is coming. Here’s how to make the most of it

Workers are about to enter one of the most stressful seasons of the year and it’s not the period from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. Rather, it’s open enrollment season… Read more »

‘It just fizzled away’ — how Nobel Prize-winning economists spent their winnings

‘It just fizzled away’ — how Nobel Prize-winning economists spent their winnings

By Personal finance reporter One said his prize money “just fizzled away,” while another put his toward a home renovation. We’re not talking about lottery winners, but Nobel Prize laureates… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil prices turn lower after 2-session climb

Futures Movers: Oil prices turn lower after 2-session climb

By Markets/commodities reporter Oil gave up earlier gains Tuesday, pulling back in the wake of a two-session climb, but fighting in Iraq and tensions between the United States and Iran… Read more »

The Technical Indicator: U.S. benchmarks take flight, charting the approach of Dow 23,000

The Technical Indicator: U.S. benchmarks take flight, charting the approach of Dow 23,000

The big three U.S. benchmarks continue to take flight, concurrently registering consecutive all-time highs. In the process, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has briefly tagged the marquee 23,000 mark against… Read more »

Market Extra: Dow eclipses 23,000 in intraday trade, marks fresh history for blue chips

Market Extra: Dow eclipses 23,000 in intraday trade, marks fresh history for blue chips

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday touched 23,000 in intraday trade for the first time, marking a fresh milestone for the blue-chip average. The Dow DJIA, +0.14% if it… Read more »

Earnings Outlook: EBay earnings: Poised for growth but facing an Amazon-sized hurdle

Earnings Outlook: EBay earnings: Poised for growth but facing an Amazon-sized hurdle

Ebay, and its efforts to grow, are yielding results, but the competition is fierce Ebay Inc. is expected to report third-quarter earnings on Wednesday after the closing bell. Analysts are… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow hits 23,000 as banks, health-care earnings come into focus

Market Snapshot: Dow hits 23,000 as banks, health-care earnings come into focus

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded in record territory and broke through the psychologically important 23,000 level for the first time on Tuesday after modest gains as investors focused on… Read more »

Deep Dive: Netflix shows that it has no real competitors

Deep Dive: Netflix shows that it has no real competitors

Netflix might be a member of the FAANG stocks, but it has little in common with the other companies that make up that acronym. So it’s best to compare the… Read more »

This fund manager says avoid Netflix altogether—don’t even short the stock

This fund manager says avoid Netflix altogether—don’t even short the stock

Netflix Inc. shares set a fresh record in early trade Tuesday after stronger-than-expected third-quarter revenue growth, but one investor is not impressed. Hedge-fund manager Doug Kass said he continues to… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold prices lose grip on $1,300 level

Metals Stocks: Gold prices lose grip on $1,300 level

By Markets/commodities reporter Gold futures pulled back from the key $1,300 level on Tuesday, as a stronger U.S. dollar sent prices for the yellow metal toward their lowest settlement in… Read more »

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