List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2018

Carey Mulligan’s return to New York theater is being backed by Audible

Carey Mulligan’s return to New York theater is being backed by Audible

Amazon AMZN, -0.17%  is getting into the theater business. Audible, the audio-content provider which Amazon bought for $300 million a decade ago, announced today that it is producing the off-Broadway… Read more »

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: 10-year Treasury yields can’t go much past 3% for this one simple reason

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: 10-year Treasury yields can’t go much past 3% for this one simple reason

Investors have been in a funk as the yield on the 10-year Treasury note approached, then briefly exceeded, 3% last week. Pundits proclaimed the end of the 35-year-plus bull market… Read more »

The Ratings Game: New York Times’s stock soars following J.P. Morgan upgrade on demand for ‘reliable’ news

The Ratings Game: New York Times’s stock soars following J.P. Morgan upgrade on demand for ‘reliable’ news

Shares of New York Times Co. soared Monday after J.P. Morgan turned bullish ahead of the media company’s earnings report, citing “attractive” valuation for investors and a boost in demand… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold heads for April loss in shadow of firming dollar

Metals Stocks: Gold heads for April loss in shadow of firming dollar

By Markets/commodities reporter News editor Gold prices fell Monday, building on a monthly decline of roughly 1%, as the dollar index looked set to close out its best month in… Read more »

Deep Dive: How McDonald’s ranks against other restaurants — the winner may surprise you

Deep Dive: How McDonald’s ranks against other restaurants — the winner may surprise you

McDonald’s, whose stock was down more than all but one rival in the restaurant industry this year through last week, released an encouraging earnings report Monday. The hamburger chain said… Read more »

Fed should forget about its own cryptocurrency and instead create electronic bank accounts for everyone

Fed should forget about its own cryptocurrency and instead create electronic bank accounts for everyone

By Senior economics reporter The Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C. Could the day be so far off when parents march their children down to the Federal Reserve to set… Read more »

Currencies: April set to be strongest month for dollar since Feb. 2017

Currencies: April set to be strongest month for dollar since Feb. 2017

The U.S. dollar advanced on Monday, putting a key index that tracks the currency on pace for its best month in over a year at the start of a data-heavy… Read more »

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends with gain, led higher by leap for Sainsbury’s

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends with gain, led higher by leap for Sainsbury’s

U.K. stocks closed in positive territory Monday, with J Sainsbury PLC shares providing a big boost after the grocery chain said it has agreed to merge with Walmart Inc.’s British… Read more »

The tricky business of Roth conversion

The tricky business of Roth conversion

Q.: Dan, I’m 72 and have a question about taxes and a Roth conversion. Assume I opened a conversion Roth IRA six years ago and converted a $1,000 from a… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks end higher as news of corporate mergers lift sentiment

Europe Markets: European stocks end higher as news of corporate mergers lift sentiment

European stocks finished firmly in the green Monday, underpinned by a rally in J Sainsbury PLC shares after enthusiasm around merger news offset losses among resource companies. Most major European… Read more »

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