U.S. equities bounced around the unchanged line on Wednesday in volatile trading after the Federal Reserve, as expected, announced it would begin winding down its bloated $4.4 trillion balance sheet in October. This “quantitative tightening” will start off slowly, at just $10 bil
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Asian shares were mixed early Friday in the last trading session of 2016, with a weaker dollar hurting the competitiveness of exports in the region, while an overnight drop in oil prices sent key energy stocks lower.
The greenbacks rally has shown signs of slowing in recent days as doubts rose over the assumption of the U.S. Federal Reserves rapid interest rate increases. Earlier this week,....More>>>
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Big U.S. banks like Morgan Stanley (MS), Goldman Sachs (GS), Citigroup (C) and Bank of America (BAC) have completed their Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review, or CCAR, submissions and now investors will wait to see how much capital the Fed allows them to return to shareholders. Credit Suisse analyst Susan Roth Katzke and team offer their thoughts:
Could Twitter be finally adding an edit button? In new tweets from CEO Jack Dorsey, the answer may actually be yes.
After asking users for what they would want to see Twitter add or improve on it 2017 (borrowing the idea from Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky), the co-founder of the popular social network was inundated with requests to allow people to edit their tweets. And judging by his response,....More>>>
Investors like FedEx’s (FDX) earnings. A lot. So much so that they’ve pushed its shares up 10.83% to $159.90 at 1:38 p.m. And if FedEx holds onto that gain it would be its biggest one-day move since Sept. 19, 2002, when it climbed 11.59%.
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Why the response? RBC’s John Barnes and team write that there’s “no weakness....More>>>
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