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Metals Stocks: Gold ends lower for the week, sticks close to 2018 low

Metals Stocks: Gold ends lower for the week, sticks close to 2018 low

Gold futures edged higher on Friday, registered a decline for the week as investors focused on expectations for higher interest rates ahead, a headwind for metals, and the U.S. dollar,… Read more »

How blood-testing startups are pitching themselves after Theranos scandal

How blood-testing startups are pitching themselves after Theranos scandal

Startup Genalyte Inc. wants to revolutionize the way blood testing is done. If its vision pans out, the privately held company’s proprietary technology will be able to run dozens of… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow rises nearly 200 points, aims to avoid longest skid since 1978 as energy rallies

Market Snapshot: Dow rises nearly 200 points, aims to avoid longest skid since 1978 as energy rallies

U.S. stocks rose in afternoon trading on Friday, in a partial rebound from a bout spat of trade-related weakness, though major indexes remained on track for weekly declines. Energy stocks… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasury yields edge higher, but global trade tensions remain in focus

Bond Report: Treasury yields edge higher, but global trade tensions remain in focus

Treasury prices pulled back, nudging yields higher, on Friday after a week that saw the traditional haven boosted by anxieties centered on trade clashes between the U.S. and major trading… Read more »

Hedge fund Voce's nominees elected to Natus board

Hedge fund Voce's nominees elected to Natus board

(Reuters) – Natus Medical Inc said on Friday its stockholders had elected hedge fund Voce Capital Management’s nominees to the company’s board, ending a months long proxy fight. The medical… Read more »

Outside the Box: States will move quickly to capture more sales tax in wake of Wayfair ruling

Outside the Box: States will move quickly to capture more sales tax in wake of Wayfair ruling

The Supreme Court has issued its decision in the pivotal case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The decision will have a profound effect upon sales taxation across the country…. Read more »

The Conversation: Here’s how Atul Gawande and the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan health-care venture could slash costs 15%-20%

The Conversation: Here’s how Atul Gawande and the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan health-care venture could slash costs 15%-20%

The new health-care venture formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced on June 20 that Harvard professor and well-known author Atul Gawande would be the company’s CEO. The… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow rises nearly 200 points, aims to avoid longest skid in 40 years as energy rallies

Market Snapshot: Dow rises nearly 200 points, aims to avoid longest skid in 40 years as energy rallies

U.S. stocks rose in afternoon trading on Friday, in a partial rebound from a lengthy spat of trade-related weakness, though major indexes remained on track for weekly declines. Energy stocks… Read more »

Universal’s ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ poised to win big chunk of U.S. box office

Universal’s ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ poised to win big chunk of U.S. box office

Another week, another blockbuster sequel. It’s the “Jurassic Park” franchise’s turn this weekend, one week after a stunning opening weekend from Disney’s DIS, +0.51% “Incredibles 2.” Universal Pictures’ “Jurassic World:… Read more »

Commodities Corner: U.S.-China trade dispute opens ‘window of opportunity’ for corn, soybean investors

Commodities Corner: U.S.-China trade dispute opens ‘window of opportunity’ for corn, soybean investors

By Markets/commodities reporter Traders blame much of the recent steep decline in prices for soybeans and corn on the intensifying trade quarrel between the U.S. and China. They’re right, but… Read more »

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