Widows and orphans have had a tough few months. Long-term U.S. Treasury bonds – often cited as the safest investment on the planet and suitable for the most cautious investors – lost more than seven years' worth of income in just the past four months. Lending money to the U.S. government for 30 years in exchange for a 2% yield turned out not to be such a good idea.....More>>>
The big headline out early on Monday is that Italy is likely to be run by a novice.
Giuseppe Conte — a little-known 54-year-old professor who specializes in public administration law and has hardly any political experience — has emerged as the frontrunner to be prime minister for Italy's nascent populist government, according to Italian media.
Welcome to more populism,....More>>>
Long-suffering BlackBerry (BB) has more pain in store, and quite frankly, I don’t see any way to avoid it.
The problem is the auto industry’s move away from BlackBerry’s relatively primitive QNX operating system, the operating system that powers most cars’ infotainment systems.
Infotainment systems are those computers most of us have in our cars that....More>>>
Index providers Standard & Poor's and MSCI Inc. announced plans last year to reconfigure the telecommunications sector as communication services, a move that will result in the departure of some well-known companies from some popular consumer discretionary and technology exchange traded funds.
S&P Dow Jones Indices announced Thursday that the Communication Services Select Sector....More>>>
BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) — We’ve had a pretty innocuous week so far in the markets, the big indices adding a few dozen basis points between Monday’s open and Wednesday’s close. All the while, stocks sit within striking distance of fresh all-time highs.
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Now seems like a good time to point out the fact that....More>>>