List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2018

Market Extra: Ebullient pound scores its best month since 2009 — but will the rally last?

Market Extra: Ebullient pound scores its best month since 2009 — but will the rally last?

The pound has had a barnstorming January — it’s on track to be the U.K. currency’s best month against the dollar since May 2009. And while part of the credit… Read more »

NewsWatch: 3 key quotes from Trump’s first State of the Union, explained

NewsWatch: 3 key quotes from Trump’s first State of the Union, explained

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Three academics add context on the economy, infrastructure and immigration. See full story. The big mistake investors make once they hit that first $1 million An unexpected… Read more »

Julius Baer sees net money slowdown in 2018, on lookout for acquisitions

Julius Baer sees net money slowdown in 2018, on lookout for acquisitions

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss private bank Julius Baer does not expect to keep pace with last year’s bumper growth in 2018 and will push ahead with hiring more client managers… Read more »

Turn that tax cut into hundreds of thousands of dollars

Turn that tax cut into hundreds of thousands of dollars

CHICAGO (Reuters) – When the new U.S. tax law starts giving Dave Calderone extra cash in his paychecks, he will use it to soothe his panic about dying broke. “Fear… Read more »

Activist investors' demands rejected more in 2017: data

Activist investors' demands rejected more in 2017: data

BOSTON (Reuters) – Corporate chiefs said “no” more often to activist investors in 2017 who approached them with ideas on how to run their businesses and demands to sit on… Read more »

Two ex-Morgan Stanley advisers to plead guilty to U.S. fraud charges

Two ex-Morgan Stanley advisers to plead guilty to U.S. fraud charges

BOSTON (Reuters) – Two former Morgan Stanley advisers have agreed to plead guilty to U.S. charges that they misused client funds to make their own investments in a wind farm… Read more »

Outside the Box: This is when it’s time to change jobs — and 3 more life rules

Outside the Box: This is when it’s time to change jobs — and 3 more life rules

With the “rules for life” idea currently popular, here are my thoughts on work and finance. • Don’t confuse your workplace with your family. • When you have little left… Read more »

Facing prospect of higher deficit, U.S. Treasury to boost short-term borrowing

Facing prospect of higher deficit, U.S. Treasury to boost short-term borrowing

By Senior economics reporter The U.S. Treasury in Washington, DC. The Treasury Department, facing the prospect of higher deficits, announced its strategy for financing the additional borrowing Wednesday, increasing auctions… Read more »

Global warming could be poisoning your food

Global warming could be poisoning your food

The old adage about not eating oysters in months that contain the letter ‘R’ may have to be updated. Two foodborne pathogens — Vibrio and Cryptosporidium — are becoming more… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil slips as U.S. crude inventories see first weekly rise of the year

Futures Movers: Oil slips as U.S. crude inventories see first weekly rise of the year

By Markets/commodities reporter Markets reporter Oil prices fell Wednesday after the Energy Information Administration reported the first jump in U.S. crude supplies in 11 weeks, but declines in petroleum-product stocks… Read more »

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