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Rex Nutting: The Shallow State is thriving under Trump

Rex Nutting: The Shallow State is thriving under Trump

Among the more conspiracy-conscious on both the right and the left, a belief has taken hold that there’s a powerful and sinister Deep State consisting of a secretive and permanent… Read more »

FA Center: Why your ETF or mutual fund may be losing Facebook, Alphabet and other top stocks

FA Center: Why your ETF or mutual fund may be losing Facebook, Alphabet and other top stocks

Is Facebook a high-tech stock? Of course. But it’s also an advertising-industry stock — one of the world’s largest. As much as 90% of the company’s revenues come from advertising…. Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow shapes up to break losing streak, but earnings could kill the buzz

Market Snapshot: Dow shapes up to break losing streak, but earnings could kill the buzz

U.S. stock futures pointed to an upbeat open on Wall Street Tuesday, with the Dow on track to break a four-session losing run as bond yields eased back. The forecast-beating… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: With Rand Paul on board, Pompeo’s nomination clears Senate panel

The Wall Street Journal: With Rand Paul on board, Pompeo’s nomination clears Senate panel

WASHINGTON — A Senate committee endorsed Mike Pompeo to be the next secretary of state on Monday, sending him to the full Senate for his expected confirmation, after Sen. Rand Paul,… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: EU opens full-blown probe into Apple’s deal for Shazam

The Wall Street Journal: EU opens full-blown probe into Apple’s deal for Shazam

European Union antitrust authorities on Monday opened a full-blown probe into Apple Inc.’s proposed acquisition of the popular song-recognition app maker Shazam Entertainment Ltd., on concerns the deal could reduce… Read more »

Mark Hulbert: What’s sabotaging gold’s attempts to rally

Mark Hulbert: What’s sabotaging gold’s attempts to rally

The odds of a contrarian buy signal for gold are even more remote today than they were six weeks ago. Mid-March, you may recall, was when I last devoted a… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks hold at 2-month highs as energy names rally

Europe Markets: European stocks hold at 2-month highs as energy names rally

European stocks traded around their strongest levels in more than two months Tuesday, led by gains for oil and gas shares, as investors continued to wade through a stream of… Read more »

Futures Movers: Brent oil breaks above $75 on fears Iran sanctions are looming

Futures Movers: Brent oil breaks above $75 on fears Iran sanctions are looming

Oil prices moved firmly higher on Tuesday, with Brent crossing $75 for the first time since 2014 as tensions between Saudi Arabia and Yemen heated up. Speculation that U.S. sanctions… Read more »

London Markets: FTSE 100 looks for 6th win as oil shares rise, pound falls

London Markets: FTSE 100 looks for 6th win as oil shares rise, pound falls

U.K. stocks rose on Tuesday, as persistent weakness in the pound helped push the blue-chips market toward a sixth consecutive advance. How markets are performing The FTSE 100 index UKX,… Read more »

Asia Markets: China stocks get a lift after government talks reforms

Asia Markets: China stocks get a lift after government talks reforms

Chinese stocks rebounded sharply Tuesday morning after weeks of underperformance, getting a lift from government pronouncements of deeper economic and market reforms, though tech stocks weighted on some indexes elsewhere…. Read more »

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