List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2018

MarketWatch First Take: Dropbox avoids Snap’s IPO mistakes, but only slightly

MarketWatch First Take: Dropbox avoids Snap’s IPO mistakes, but only slightly

The Dropbox Inc. initial public offering looks like it will avoid some of the issues that plagued Snap Inc.’s stock market debut, but there are still governance and financial concerns…. Read more »

Earnings Outlook: Fitbit earnings: How many Ionic smartwatches were under Christmas trees?

Earnings Outlook: Fitbit earnings: How many Ionic smartwatches were under Christmas trees?

Holiday quarters are always crucial for product manufacturers, but the past one was especially important for Fitbit Inc. In an earnings report Monday afternoon, investors will find out how strong… Read more »

Key Words: The focus on nationality of next ECB chief is ‘completely absurd,’ says top candidate

Key Words: The focus on nationality of next ECB chief is ‘completely absurd,’ says top candidate

German Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann, a leading but controversial candidate to take the helm of the European Central Bank, pushed back in a Financial Times interview on the idea that… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow surges 350 points as stocks book weekly gains

Market Snapshot: Dow surges 350 points as stocks book weekly gains

U.S. stocks jolted higher in the final hour of trading on Friday, erasing weekly losses as persistent hand-wringing about rising bond yields and the re-emergence of long-dormant inflation receded on… Read more »

Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren and Mick Mulvaney trade barbs over payday lenders, arbitration

Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren and Mick Mulvaney trade barbs over payday lenders, arbitration

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney have different views on payday lending and mandatory arbitration. The driving force behind the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasurys draw buying as rate hike fears recede from monetary policy report

Bond Report: Treasurys draw buying as rate hike fears recede from monetary policy report

Treasury prices rose, pulling yields lower, on Friday after the Federal Reserve, in a report to Congress, gave little indication it plans to raise interest rates more aggressively in 2018…. Read more »

Did Kylie Jenner’s tweet cause Snapchat stock to plunge $1.3 billion? Here are 5 of the costliest tweets ever

Did Kylie Jenner’s tweet cause Snapchat stock to plunge $1.3 billion? Here are 5 of the costliest tweets ever

Sticks and stones may break bones, but 280 characters can do a whole lot more damage. On Wednesday, Kylie Jenner, start of E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” and a… Read more »

NewsWatch: There’s a new volatility ‘witching hour’ puzzling stock traders

NewsWatch: There’s a new volatility ‘witching hour’ puzzling stock traders

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Recent trading trends in equities markets have proved quizzical for some market participants, leading to a few theories about what’s at hand. See full story. Warren Buffett’s… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Casino billionaire Adelson may help fund U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

The Wall Street Journal: Casino billionaire Adelson may help fund U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

WASHINGTON—The State Department will open its embassy in Jerusalem in May and is entertaining an unusual offer from Sheldon Adelson, Republican Party donor and casino magnate, to help pay for… Read more »

Emotional support dog injures young girl on Southwest flight

Emotional support dog injures young girl on Southwest flight

There was yet another mishap involving an emotional support animal and travel — and this time someone was hurt. A young girl was injured by an emotional support dog while… Read more »

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