Chicago teachers pension fund divesting from private prisons

Chicago teachers pension fund divesting from private prisons

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund’s board of trustees voted on Friday to phase out investments in companies that run private prisons or immigrant detention centers, saying… Read more »

Tesla short sellers are up $1.2 billion since Elon Musk’s ‘going-private’ tweet

Tesla short sellers are up $1.2 billion since Elon Musk’s ‘going-private’ tweet

Investors betting that Tesla Inc. stock will fall appear to be having the last laugh, at least for now. Tesla TSLA, -8.93%  short sellers are up $1.2 billion in paper… Read more »

Market Extra: Italy draws fresh scrutiny, as investors eye market risks in aftermath of Turkish-lira crisis

Market Extra: Italy draws fresh scrutiny, as investors eye market risks in aftermath of Turkish-lira crisis

As skittish investors scan for the next trouble spot in the wake of Turkey’s currency dilemma, some market participants are turning a fresh eye to perennial market bugaboo—Italy. The third-largest… Read more »

Tesla stock sinks after Elon Musk describes his ‘excruciating year’ in NYT interview

Tesla stock sinks after Elon Musk describes his ‘excruciating year’ in NYT interview

Tesla Inc. shares TSLA, -8.93%   sank more than 8% Friday as investors digested the news of a widening Securities and Exchange Commission probe of Chief Executive Elon Musk’s handling… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow logs highest close since February on optimism over trade talks

Market Snapshot: Dow logs highest close since February on optimism over trade talks

U.S. stocks rallied for a second session Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at its highest since February as optimism that the U.S. and China will eventually resolve… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasury yields hold ground, but end week higher as U.S.-China trade tensions ease

Bond Report: Treasury yields hold ground, but end week higher as U.S.-China trade tensions ease

Treasury yields saw muted trade Friday as fears over the Turkish lira’s decline were offset by reports that Washington and Beijing were laying the groundwork for possibly ending their protracted… Read more »

Personal Finance Daily: What you should know about recording your coworkers and an important tax change

Personal Finance Daily: What you should know about recording your coworkers and an important tax change

Happy Friday, MarketWatchers! Don’t forget to read these top personal finance stories as you head into the weekend. I pay all my mom’s expenses, but she wants her estate split… Read more »

NewsWatch: Best stock investing strategy now is just to ‘stay home’

NewsWatch: Best stock investing strategy now is just to ‘stay home’

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE U.S. stock market is the star on the world stage, writes Ed Yardeni. See full story. Tesla stock sinks after Elon Musk describes his ‘excruciating year’ in… Read more »

New Arm designs help Samsung and Qualcomm compete with Apple and Intel

New Arm designs help Samsung and Qualcomm compete with Apple and Intel

New roadmaps released this week from Arm Ltd. detail the future of the company’s processor designs and show a shift in emphasis toward high performance. The two main takeaways: •… Read more »

Kill quarterly reporting? Some investors ring alarm bells

Kill quarterly reporting? Some investors ring alarm bells

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Less reporting by U.S. corporations could put shareholders in the dark, allow companies to drift off course and even make U.S. stocks less attractive and create… Read more »

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