List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Whitefish halts Puerto Rico power repairs over $83 million in unpaid bills

The Wall Street Journal: Whitefish halts Puerto Rico power repairs over $83 million in unpaid bills

Workers from Montana-based Whitefish Energy Holdings help fix Puerto Rico’s power grid in October. The company hired to repair Puerto Rico’s electrical grid stopped working Monday over $83 million in… Read more »

NewsWatch: This chart on research productivity is bad news for the stock market

NewsWatch: This chart on research productivity is bad news for the stock market

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE “Just to sustain constant growth in GDP per person,” the professors behind this chart argue, “the U.S. must double the amount of research effort searching for new… Read more »

How to talk to your family about bitcoin at Thanksgiving dinner

How to talk to your family about bitcoin at Thanksgiving dinner

Between such potential topics as Trump, the national anthem, #MeToo, and whether oysters really belong in stuffing (GTFO), there’s not enough Brunello in all of Tuscany to take the edge… Read more »

Market Extra: Bitcoin breaks $8,000 milestone and keeps on rising

Market Extra: Bitcoin breaks $8,000 milestone and keeps on rising

Bitcoin busted through the $8,000 barrier over the weekend and extended gains Monday, seemingly buoyed by continued expectations for a pickup in institutional interest as enthusiasts brushed off detractors who… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Justice Department sues AT&T, Time Warner over potential merger

The Wall Street Journal: Justice Department sues AT&T, Time Warner over potential merger

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday challenging AT&T Inc.’s T, +0.38%  proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. TWX, -1.14%  , alleging the combination of the two companies poses an… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Shares of Outback Steakhouse parent surge after Jana discloses large stake

The Wall Street Journal: Shares of Outback Steakhouse parent surge after Jana discloses large stake

Shares of Outback Steakhouse owner Bloomin’ Brands shot up on Monday after activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC disclosed a large stake and plans to push for change, including a… Read more »

One major way U.S. credit-card debt is getting worse

One major way U.S. credit-card debt is getting worse

Americans are increasingly delinquent on their credit-card debt. Credit-card delinquencies have increased this year, according to a new report released this month by the New York Federal Reserve. Some 4.6%… Read more »

Game Plan For The Week – Cramer's Mad Money (11/17/17)

Game Plan For The Week – Cramer's Mad Money (11/17/17)

Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV Program, Friday, November 17. The market’s rally on Friday was irrational and was not about earnings. Despite good… Read more »

Amazon’s sketchy health products could hurt its big pharmacy ambitions

Amazon’s sketchy health products could hurt its big pharmacy ambitions

Amazon is hawking dubious health products, including some that have been criticized by regulators and may even be illegal. Current health offerings, replete with literal “snake oil,”a term that refers… Read more »

Apple and big tech will drive total 2017 corporate cash stockpile up to $1.9 trillion

Apple and big tech will drive total 2017 corporate cash stockpile up to $1.9 trillion

Led by Apple, technology companies continue to boast strong cash flow generation, leaving a select five companies atop a corporate cash heap that will only grow more this year, Moody’s… Read more »

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