List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow posts back-to-back records, books best weekly since July

Market Snapshot: Dow posts back-to-back records, books best weekly since July

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday notched a second straight all-time high, but a slump in megacapitalization technology and internet-related stocks weighed on the broader market, pressuring the Nasdaq…. Read more »

Tilray stock slammed as cannabis sector finishes turbulent week

Tilray stock slammed as cannabis sector finishes turbulent week

Tilray Inc.’s stock tumbled Friday, closing down 30%, making for a dramatic end to a turbulent week that saw the entire cannabis sector post strong gains and losses, sometimes in… Read more »

Key Words: Anthony Bourdain in trailer for show’s final season: ‘I pinch myself’

Key Words: Anthony Bourdain in trailer for show’s final season: ‘I pinch myself’

Anthony Bourdain in Kenya in a screen capture from the trailer for an episode of the final season of “Parts Unknown.” The final season of the Anthony Bourdain show “Parts… Read more »

Walmart letter warns tariffs will raise prices and tax American businesses

Walmart letter warns tariffs will raise prices and tax American businesses

Walmart Inc. has sent a letter to U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer warning that proposed tariffs on $200 billion on Chinese goods would hurt consumers and American businesses. The letter,… Read more »

NewsWatch: Dow, S&P 500 records belie festering fear that China and the U.S. ‘are on a collision course’

NewsWatch: Dow, S&P 500 records belie festering fear that China and the U.S. ‘are on a collision course’

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Is Wall Street ignoring the potential for simmering trade conflicts with China to intensify, upending the stock market’s newfound buoyancy? See full story. The new ‘Tilray’ marijuana… Read more »

Outside the Box: It’s time for companies to end the obsession with millennials and hire older workers with skills and expertise

Outside the Box: It’s time for companies to end the obsession with millennials and hire older workers with skills and expertise

When I was chief learning officer at LinkedIn, I bucked a popular trend in the tech sector. The rule — in practice, though not in writing, of course — was… Read more »

The Ratings Game: iPhone lines were shorter this year, though that might not mean much for Apple

The Ratings Game: iPhone lines were shorter this year, though that might not mean much for Apple

Waiting in line for an iPhone doesn’t seem to hold the allure it once did, but a dwindling band of analysts still camp out with Apple Inc.’s superfans and try… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: U.K.’s May says Brexit talks have reached ‘an impasse’

The Wall Street Journal: U.K.’s May says Brexit talks have reached ‘an impasse’

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday warned that Brexit talks had hit an impasse and called on European leaders to present new proposals as negotiations between the two… Read more »

Putnam stares down hedge funds on big shopping mall bet

Putnam stares down hedge funds on big shopping mall bet

BOSTON (Reuters) – Putnam Investments has placed a large, concentrated bet that struggling U.S. shopping malls can transform themselves even as key tenants shut stores or file for bankruptcy. So… Read more »

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: Marijuana becomes bitcoin | How investing fads work | Short squeeze candidates

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: Marijuana becomes bitcoin | How investing fads work | Short squeeze candidates

MarketWatch rounds up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week. 1. Smokin’ marijuana stocks’ Move over bitcoin and ilk: Shares of Canadian marijuana companies went through the… Read more »

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