Monthly Archives: April 2016
Earnings beats this season have been cheapened as lower-than-usual expectations baked into estimates are causing little fanfare with investors when companies top the Wall Street consensus.
The June Gold Contract closed at 1294.90 on Friday after trading a dollar shy of the magical $1300 level. Since last Friday’s close, Gold has risen $61.20 or 4.96%. While it’s too early to say if Gold will have a difficult time breaching th… Continue reading
Freddie Mac, the mortgage giant under government control, is likely to report a big quarterly loss thanks to bets on interest-rate derivatives.
Technology stocks, led by Apple, Netflix and Seagate Technology, were losers for the month.
Stripe, a payment-processing startup, said this week that it would open hiring to existing teams of two to five people. From Stripe’s perspective, bringing in an existing team means the company will gain collaborative employees, but it is also a boon for employees who can expect to be paid more.
10 MarketWatch articles to read this weekend.
The tech sector is underperforming the broader S&P 500 this season with many big players falling short.
Everyone is buying Facebook — and that makes me nervous Continue reading
Twitter doubled the number of characters to 280. That could be double trouble for some risk takers.
Hedge fund managers Crispin Odey and Paul Marshall say Brexit would help London
LONDON More than 100 executives from Britain’s financial services industry, including hedge fund managers Crispin Odey and Paul Marshall, have signed a letter backing Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, the main Brexit campaign group said on …
UPDATE 1-Hedge fund managers Crispin Odey and Paul Marshall say Brexit would help LondonReuters
100 leading City names sign letter backing BrexitEvening Standard