Capitol Report: Retaliatory tariffs dry up U.S. whiskey exports as foreigners ‘ghost’ American suppliers

Capitol Report: Retaliatory tariffs dry up U.S. whiskey exports as foreigners ‘ghost’ American suppliers

The American whiskey industry’s successful push to export — particularly important as local competition has intensified — has suddenly dried up after the imposition of retaliatory tariffs. For the first… Read more »

$100 antique discovered at garage sale auctioned off for $2.1 million at Sotheby’s

$100 antique discovered at garage sale auctioned off for $2.1 million at Sotheby’s

A battered Chinese statuette picked up at a Midwest garage sale for $100 was auctioned off at Sotheby’s for a stunning $2.1 million. The bronze Buddha, which is thought to… Read more »

Cannabis Watch: Cronos earnings: How much pot can it sell without Altria’s help

Cannabis Watch: Cronos earnings: How much pot can it sell without Altria’s help

Cronos Group Inc.’s massive $1.8 billion cash windfall from Altria Group Inc.’s investment was the second large deal for the Canadian cannabis sector. But it won’t matter for its fourth-quarter… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks tumble as bond market flashes recession signal

Market Snapshot: Stocks tumble as bond market flashes recession signal

U.S. stocks fell Friday morning, after a downbeat round of macroeconomic data in Europe and the United States raised global growth fears, and as a closely watched measure of the… Read more »

The Conversation: To fix the tech industry, learn from how we treat the car industry

The Conversation: To fix the tech industry, learn from how we treat the car industry

As the computing industry grapples with its role in society, many people, both in the field and outside it, are talking about a crisis of ethics. There is a massive… Read more »

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: Taking on real-estate agents’ 6% commission | Having a ‘what if’ plan before a crisis hits | The killer question that will boost your career

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: Taking on real-estate agents’ 6% commission | Having a ‘what if’ plan before a crisis hits | The killer question that will boost your career

MarketWatch rounds up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week. 1. Should you really pay 6% to sell your home? Technology has reduced many transaction costs for… Read more »

Skittish investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks, rush into bonds: BAML

Skittish investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks, rush into bonds: BAML

LONDON (Reuters) – Global equity funds saw massive outflows this week, a sharp reversal from last week’s inflows as pessimism over economic growth gripped investors once again, driving them instead… Read more »

Forecaster of the Month: Ignore the yield curve because the economy’s fundamentals are fine, top forecaster says

Forecaster of the Month: Ignore the yield curve because the economy’s fundamentals are fine, top forecaster says

Ryan Sweet, economist at Moody’s Analytics Economist Ryan Sweet of Moody’s Analytics has a message for his fellow economists who are predicting a recession in the next year: “The Fed… Read more »

Some parents offer bribes to get their kids into the best summer camps

Some parents offer bribes to get their kids into the best summer camps

These parents are going to great lengths to ensure their kids are happy campers. It’s the most stressful time of the year for parents struggling to get their kids into… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks slide after weak Europe data underlines growth worries

Market Snapshot: Stocks slide after weak Europe data underlines growth worries

U.S. stocks fell at the start of trade Friday, after a downbeat round of European data underlined worries about global economic growth. What are indexes doing? The Dow Jones Industrial… Read more »

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