List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2017

Market Snapshot: Stocks end otherwise stellar 2017 on a down note

Market Snapshot: Stocks end otherwise stellar 2017 on a down note

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

The New York Post: Jack in the Box is rolling out “Munchie Meals” for stoners

The New York Post: Jack in the Box is rolling out “Munchie Meals” for stoners

Weed and curly fries are a match made in heaven — and Jack in the Box JACK, -1.60%   is getting ready to cash in. The 66-year-old burger chain is… Read more »

Market Extra: The fourth quarter continued 2017’s streak of broad-based stock strength

Market Extra: The fourth quarter continued 2017’s streak of broad-based stock strength

2017 was the year that basically everything came up Yahtzee for U.S. investors. Across the economy throughout the year, there was broad-based strength in equities and most fixed-income categories, as… Read more »

CryptoWatch: Watch out, bitcoin: Ripple coins march higher, overtake Ethereum

CryptoWatch: Watch out, bitcoin: Ripple coins march higher, overtake Ethereum

Ripple coins were on the rise on Friday, as the cryptocurrency sector mounted a rebound on the final weekday of 2017. The prominent crypto asset, which earlier in December overtook… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil prices close 2017 at 2½-year high above $60

Futures Movers: Oil prices close 2017 at 2½-year high above $60

Crude-oil futures ended Friday trade on a decidedly upbeat note, settling above $60 for the first time in more than two years to wrap up 2017. West Texas Intermediate crude… Read more »

Market Extra: These are all the records stock indexes hit as with 2017 trading at a close

Market Extra: These are all the records stock indexes hit as with 2017 trading at a close

The close of the U.S. stock market on Friday doesn’t just bring the week to a close, but also the month of December, the fourth quarter of 2017, and the… Read more »

How Hollywood aims to change its culture of sexual harassment

How Hollywood aims to change its culture of sexual harassment

Hollywood is scrambling to establish standards to effectively tackle the culture of sexual harassment, misconduct and assault that has been laid bare by the allegations against powerful producer Harvey Weinstein… Read more »

Capitol Report: New tax law spells big changes for companies’ approach to executive compensation

Capitol Report: New tax law spells big changes for companies’ approach to executive compensation

The federal tax-reform bill signed into law by President Trump does not touch stock options and deferred compensation, but it does make substantial changes to executive compensation that necessitate additional… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Old-economy industrials like 3M and DowDuPont are hitching rides with ride-hailing and self-driving trends

The Wall Street Journal: Old-economy industrials like 3M and DowDuPont are hitching rides with ride-hailing and self-driving trends

Automobile makers and popular ride-hailing apps aren’t the only companies looking to cash in on the shift to electric and self-driving vehicles. Old-line industrial companies outside Detroit and Silicon Valley… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks limp lower, but log best year since 2013

Europe Markets: European stocks limp lower, but log best year since 2013

European stocks faded on Friday, ending slightly lower, but still registering the best year since 2013. What are markets doing? The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, -0.09%  slipped 0.4% to… Read more »

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