Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Market Snapshot: Wall Street not rewarding low-expectation earnings beats

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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.

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Gold Prices Go Viral, Reach Highest Level Of The Year, But Can’t Break $1300. Is it Similar to S&P 2100?

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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

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Freddie Mac may need another taxpayer bailout next week

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Freddie Mac, the mortgage giant under government control, is likely to report a big quarterly loss thanks to bets on interest-rate derivatives.

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Deep Dive: Energy stocks rebound, helping the S&P 500 generate a gain in April

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Technology stocks, led by Apple, Netflix and Seagate Technology, were losers for the month.

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Friends that change jobs together make more money

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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.

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Top Ten: Weekly roundup: Apple’s brutal shift | Twitter’s harm to shareholders | Goldman wants your savings account

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10 MarketWatch articles to read this weekend.

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Low expectations are acting as a crutch this earnings season — but not for tech

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The tech sector is underperforming the broader S&P 500 this season with many big players falling short.

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Stockpicking — you may as well forget it

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5 of the costliest tweets ever

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Twitter doubled the number of characters to 280. That could be double trouble for some risk takers.

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Hedge fund managers Crispin Odey and Paul Marshall say Brexit would help London – Reuters UK

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Hedge fund managers Crispin Odey and Paul Marshall say Brexit would help London
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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

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