List/Grid Monthly Archives: December 2017

NewsWatch: Stocks end otherwise stellar 2017 on a down note

NewsWatch: Stocks end otherwise stellar 2017 on a down note

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE U.S. stock indexes fall on Friday, putting a negative tinge to an otherwise positive year as selling accelerated in the final minutes of a thinly traded session…. Read more »

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: The best-read stories of MarketWatch in 2017

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: The best-read stories of MarketWatch in 2017

There are many ways to look back on 2017. At MarketWatch, the most-read articles of the year reflect our focus on all things money, whether today’s financial markets and investing… Read more »

Market Extra: The ones that got away: Twitter’s big financial names dish on their 2017 investment regrets

Market Extra: The ones that got away: Twitter’s big financial names dish on their 2017 investment regrets

If there was ever an unexpectedly positive year for financial markets, 2017 was it: U.S. equities broke record after record, while cryptocurrencies exploded into our investment psyche with huge gains…. Read more »

Financier Tilton defeats lawsuit by Zohar funds she founded

Financier Tilton defeats lawsuit by Zohar funds she founded

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lynn Tilton, the colorful New York financier recently cleared of wrongdoing in a U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission fraud case, won another legal victory on Friday… Read more »

Citigroup follows Morgan Stanley, UBS, quits recruiting pact: bank

Citigroup follows Morgan Stanley, UBS, quits recruiting pact: bank

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc became the latest firm on Friday to say it would quit a 14-year-old agreement reached among Wall Street’s biggest securities brokerages to not sue… Read more »

Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: AI in 2018: Still more hype than reality, AI is nothing to be scared of yet

Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: AI in 2018: Still more hype than reality, AI is nothing to be scared of yet

Several weeks ago, I visited the website of Verizon Communications to check if a smartphone I wanted to buy on eBay was not stolen and would work on its network…. Read more »

Lagging 2017 movie receipts put Hollywood on the defensive for 2018

Lagging 2017 movie receipts put Hollywood on the defensive for 2018

When we look back on 2017, it may become the most important year for the box office in recent history, according to media analyst Paul Dergarabedian. This year’s Hollywood box… Read more »

NewsWatch: Biggest Dow winners and losers in 2017: Boeing soars to record levels, while GE slumps

NewsWatch: Biggest Dow winners and losers in 2017: Boeing soars to record levels, while GE slumps

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Biggest gainer on the Dow this year is not a Silicon Valley startup, but an old-economy company with roots going back to 1916. See full story. Watch… Read more »

In One Chart: Global stocks just made history by rising in every month of 2017

In One Chart: Global stocks just made history by rising in every month of 2017

Between North Korea, global populist uprisings and nearly nonstop political uncertainty, 2017 was a year of turbulence—except in stock markets. World stocks, as measured by the MSCI All-Country World Index,… Read more »

The New York Post: Trump slams US Postal Service, calling it “dumber and poorer”

The New York Post: Trump slams US Postal Service, calling it “dumber and poorer”

President Trump on Friday slammed the US Postal Service for becoming “dumber and poorer” as Amazon AMZN, -1.40%   grows richer. “Why is the United States Post Office, which is… Read more »

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