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Get Ready for a Flood of Big Tech IPOs

November 13, 2018-10:35 pm Stevie 0

Bloomberg In 2019, expect to see the most American tech mega-listings of any year this century. Uber Technologies Inc., last valued at $72 billion, says it’s planning an initial public offering. Rival Lyft Inc. ($15.1 billion) aims to […]

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Falling Oil Prices Add More Stress to the Stock Market

November 13, 2018-10:31 pm Stevie 0

Bloomberg Fund managers broadsided by the tumble in megacap tech stocks have a new reason to stress out: oil’s epic losing streak. West Texas Intermediate futures have fallen a record 12 sessions, including Tuesday’s 7 percent […]

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Not Just ‘Loco’ Fed: Why Equities Are Suddenly Selling Off Now

October 11, 2018-8:40 am Stevie 0

Bloomberg   U.S. President Donald Trump can blame more than just the Fed for the recent market sell-off. It was the perfect storm that gave U.S. stocks their worst day in eight months, sending European shares to the […]

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Jobless Rate Sinks To 49-Year Low; Stock Futures Turn Lower

October 5, 2018-9:04 am Stevie 0

Investors Business Daily The U.S. economy added 134,000 jobs in September, slowed by Hurricane Florence, but the unemployment rate fell to 3.7%, the lowest in a half century, the Labor Department reported on Friday. Wage […]

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U.S., China Impose New Tariffs on Each Other as Talks Resume

August 23, 2018-6:56 am Stevie 0

Bloomberg The U.S. and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods in the middle of trade talks aimed at averting the worsening conflict between the world’s two biggest economies. Both nations started levying the […]

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Here’s What May Happen to Your Taxes if Democrats Win the House

August 23, 2018-6:52 am Stevie 0

Bloomberg Republicans thought the historic overhaul that slashed taxes would be one of their main campaign selling points ahead of November elections. Instead, Democrats are talking more about the law — and how they want […]

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Democratic Socialism: Who Knew That ‘Free’ Could Cost So Much?

August 13, 2018-8:10 am Stevie 0

Investors.com Socialism: Since the Democratic Party took a turn for the worse toward so-called democratic socialism, the party’s leading lights have laid the promises on pretty thick. Free Medicare for all! Guaranteed income! Guaranteed jobs! Subsidized […]

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China’s Empire of Money Is Reshaping Global Trade

August 1, 2018-11:18 pm Stevie 0

Xi Jinping’s new “Belt and Road” initiative is designed to promote economic development and extend China’s influence. Bloomberg Markets reports on the massive project’s impact along the Silk Road. Bloomberg News August 1, 2018, 5:00 PM […]

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Trump Eyes Even Higher Tariffs as China Trade War Escalates

July 7, 2018-10:34 am Stevie 0

Bloomberg President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on every single Chinese import into America as the world’s two largest economies exchanged the first blows in a trade war that isn’t set to end anytime soon. After […]

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Netflix Shares Hit All-Time High as Market Flounders

June 19, 2018-8:19 pm Stevie 0

The market may be down, but Netflix refuses to sink.  Katherine Ross  Updated Jun 19, 2018 4:25 PM EDT Netflix is killin’ it. Netflix won’t go down with the ship. The streaming giant hit its record high on Tuesday, June 19, […]

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