Monthly Archives: October 2017

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The Wall Street Journal: Senators ask tech giants why they didn’t notice Russian political ads sooner

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Senators pressed representatives from three technology giants to explain why they didn’t recognize Russia-linked accounts earlier, as the officials struck a contrite tone about the role their services played in stoking political tensions during the 2016 campaign

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Market Extra: Here are the top 5 worries that could spook this monster stock rally

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On what is arguably the scariest day of the year, one Wall Street strategist shared a list of his top five worries for the stock market that could potentially kill this monster of a rally in its track.

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The Tell: No reason to be bearish on stock market: Morgan Stanley

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While fundamental analysis of the U.S. stock market may leave you concerned about stretched valuations, technical analysis should calm your nerves: the long-term upward trend is still intact for now, according to Morgan Stanley analysts

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Bond Report: 2-year yields post sharp rise in October as Trump nears decision of next Fed chief

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U.S. Treasury yields hold their ground early Tuesday as investors await the commencement of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting, which may offer Wall Street further clues about monetary policy, even if a rate increase isn’t expected this time.

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The Tell: BOE hike could hurt consumer and corporate spending, HSBC warns

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The Bank of England is expected to raise its interest rates Thursday, driven to the decision by high U.K. inflation and despite other economic indicators pointing in the opposite direction. But U.K. spending could be deeply hurt by the move, economists… Continue reading

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How the next Federal Reserve chair could affect you and your mortgage

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Trump’s choice could have an influence on mortgage rates for years to come.

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Senator and Purple Heart recipient: By restricting class-action lawsuits, Trump would hurt veterans

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Members of the military have historically been the targets of predatory lenders.

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This Congressional grilling could be a buying opportunity for Facebook and Alphabet

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These “Benjamin Button” companies have outgunned Washington, writes Michael Brush.

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The Wall Street Journal: ADP to file SEC complaint against Bill Ackman as proxy fight heats up

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Automatic Data Processing plans to file a complaint to the Securities and Exchange Commission that investor Bill Ackman, who is looking to gain seats on the human-resources software company’s board of directors, made ‘false and misleading” comments.

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Market Extra: Wall Street’s strong October suggests happy holidays ahead—and beyond

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Barring a sudden drop, the likes of which wouldn’t have been seen on Wall Street for years, major U.S. stock indexes are on track to end October sharply higher. That’s good news for investors looking out toward the next six to 12 months.

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