List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2018

Weekend Sip: This Polish vodka wants you to dig its terroir

Weekend Sip: This Polish vodka wants you to dig its terroir

The bottles: Belvedere Vodka Single Estate Rye Series, $45 per bottle The back story: The folks at Belvedere, a Polish upmarket brand, have been making vodka (or “wodka,” as they… Read more »

Market Extra: Here’s why emerging-markets turmoil will continue to keep traders on their toes

Market Extra: Here’s why emerging-markets turmoil will continue to keep traders on their toes

August ended with another round of turmoil across emerging markets and it isn’t clear that the flip of the calendar will bring much relief. “It is hard to tell how… Read more »

This timeline charts Elon Musk’s dramatic rise to internet fame (or descent into internet infamy)

This timeline charts Elon Musk’s dramatic rise to internet fame (or descent into internet infamy)

Since his early days as a billionaire entrepreneur, Elon Musk has excelled at living large in the public imagination — espousing big ideas for tackling big problems, and unafraid to… Read more »

Elon Musk is more famous than ever, and maybe more dangerous

Elon Musk is more famous than ever, and maybe more dangerous

Elon Musk has become the most talkative and talked-about CEO on the internet. It’s made him more famous — and dangerous, to himself and to Tesla. TSLA, -0.49% His active,… Read more »

Ackman says plans to stick with Chipotle after trimming holding

Ackman says plans to stick with Chipotle after trimming holding

BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose hedge fund is posting double-digit returns largely thanks to gains in Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG.N) shares, said on Friday he expects to… Read more »

Project Syndicate: Joseph Stiglitz debunks the myth of secular stagnation

Project Syndicate: Joseph Stiglitz debunks the myth of secular stagnation

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) — In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, some economists argued that the United States, and perhaps the global economy, was suffering from “secular stagnation,”… Read more »

Trump Today: Trump Today: President tells Congress he’s moving ahead with Mexico trade deal, leaves door open for Canada

Trump Today: Trump Today: President tells Congress he’s moving ahead with Mexico trade deal, leaves door open for Canada

President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, en route to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday. President Donald Trump on Friday told… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks end mostly higher; S&P 500 and Dow book best August gains since 2014

Market Snapshot: Stocks end mostly higher; S&P 500 and Dow book best August gains since 2014

Most U.S. stock benchmarks traded lower Friday afternoon in choppy intrasession swings, as Wall Street wrestled with worries about the prospect of further clashes over tariffs with international partners against… Read more »

The Margin: This company turned its earnings call into a skit that involved ‘port-a-potties’

The Margin: This company turned its earnings call into a skit that involved ‘port-a-potties’

Zuora Chief Executive Tien Tzuo has at least one thing in common with Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk: the opinion that earnings conference calls can be “boring” and “dry.” So Zuora… Read more »

NewsWatch: The last time Wall Street’s ‘fear index’ and stocks traded this closely it didn’t end well

NewsWatch: The last time Wall Street’s ‘fear index’ and stocks traded this closely it didn’t end well

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE U.S. stocks and one popular measure of volatility on Wall Street have been moving in lockstep lately, and some market experts think that is a bad sign…. Read more »

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