Now Even Junk Bonds Have Negative Yields

Now Even Junk Bonds Have Negative Yields

75 years ago this month, a group of 744 delegates from around the world gathered at the very posh Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire to build a brand new global financial system. The year was 1944. World War II...
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MoneyGram soars 168% from Ripple symbolic investment

MoneyGram soars 168% from Ripple symbolic investment

On Tuesday, money-transfer company MoneyGram saw its stock soar an eye-popping 168% after banking software company Ripple announced it will buy $30 million of MoneyGram shares at a huge premium of $4.10 per share, with the option to buy another...
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United Technologies, Raytheon Combine Into Aerospace, Defense Giant

United Technologies, Raytheon Combine Into Aerospace, Defense Giant

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to all-stock merger that would create aerospace behemoth. Raytheon and United Technologies on Sunday announced they would merge in an all-stock deal, a tie-up that would create a behemoth in the fast-growing defense and a...
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Trump as Stocks Analysts: “Stocks Would Be 10,000 Points Higher If Fed Kept Rates Lower”

Trump as Stocks Analysts: “Stocks Would Be 10,000 Points Higher If Fed Kept Rates Lower”

Barclays is currently forecasting three rate cuts before the end of the year. Now, strategists at the big banks are scrambling to adjust their forecasts fast enough: The team at the biggest American bank by assets in the US now...
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Uber, the Worst Performing IPO in U.S. Stock Market History

Uber, the Worst Performing IPO in U.S. Stock Market History

Rideshare Wall Street darling Uber raised close to $25 billion. When it loses big money – and it does every single quarter – it loses it at stratospheric burn rates. It finally debuted on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)...
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Chesapeake Energy Misses Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Chesapeake Energy Misses Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Chesapeake Energy (symbol: CHK) came out with quarterly earnings of $0.14 per share, missing the consensus estimate of $0.15 per share. This compares to earnings of $0.34 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items. This...
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Royal Caribbean beats analysts estimates and improves outlook

Royal Caribbean beats analysts estimates and improves outlook

Royal Caribbean has surpassed analysts’ estimates and increases future earnings outlook based on the large number of bookings, higher tours and higher passenger spending aboard their cruise ships. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (Symbol: RCL) reported impre...
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Airbus beats estimates

Airbus beats estimates

Aerospace and defense giant Airbus boosted operating profit thanks to commercial aircraft. The European aviation manufacturer Airbus increased its net operating profit to EUR 549 million from EUR 14 million in the same period last year. This was due mainly to...
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Harley-Davidson downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs

Harley-Davidson downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs

Harley-Davidson, a well-known manufacturer of extremely heavy motorcycles, announced that declining demand, higher US tariffs for raw materials and European motorcycle taxes have hit his revenue. How did Harley-Davidson compare to what Wall Street expected: Ad...
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Lockheed Martin, United Technologies Beat Analysts’ Expectations

Lockheed Martin, United Technologies Beat Analysts’ Expectations

The aerospace giant Lockheed Martin shares have improved by 6% after quarterly results have been released, surpassing analysts’ expectations. Lockheed Martin posted first quarter earnings of $5.99 per share, up 49% y/y. Lockheed Martin also updates the 2...
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Chevron Buys Anadarko Petroleum for $33 Billion in Cash and Shares

Chevron Buys Anadarko Petroleum for $33 Billion in Cash and Shares

Oil giant Chevron buys a major company in the oil and gas exploration and drilling sector Anadarko Petroleum for $33 billion. Chevron pays a combination of cash and shares. The acquisition valued Anadarko Petroleum at $65 for one share. Chevron’s...
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Maersk Drilling Was Priced at $3.6 Billion in the Stock Debut

Maersk Drilling Was Priced at $3.6 Billion in the Stock Debut

Maersk Drilling was priced at $3.6 billion in the Copenhagen Exchange stock debut. An hour after the opening of the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, the shares were traded at about DKK 570, i.e. company’s market capitalization is now DKK 23.7 billion. Managem...
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IPO valued Lyft at $ 24.3 billion

IPO valued Lyft at $ 24.3 billion

The initial public offering (IPO) valued Lyft at $24.3 billion. The pseudo-taxi operator’s shares will start trading on the stock exchange today, and the price of one stock was set at $72 for a large interest at a higher level...
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Levi Strauss goes public, the IPO valuation is $ 6.6 billion

Levi Strauss goes public, the IPO valuation is $ 6.6 billion

Levi Strauss returns to the stock market after 34 years of absence. The clothing seller valued its initial public offering on Wednesday at $17 a share and valued the company at approximately $6.6 billion. This is a higher valuation than...
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‘Father Of Reaganomics’ Warns: “Get Out Of The Market”

‘Father Of Reaganomics’ Warns: “Get Out Of The Market”

David Stockman, the so-called “Father of Reaganomics,” told Fox Business’s Neil Cavuto that investors ought to get out of the market and retreat to the safety of Treasury bills and hard cash. “We’re in year 10 of the longest business...
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