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  1. Cravath M&A Lawyer Schiele to Join Kirkland & Ellis-Sources

    January 22, 2018
    Eric Schiele, one of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP's top M&A lawyers, has agreed to join rival U.S. law firm Kirkland ...
  2. Bank of America Wants More Brokerage Clients to Be Bank Clients

    January 22, 2018
    Bank of America is offering cash and interest rate incentives to Merrill Lynch clients for opening first-time checking and ...
  3. Bank of America Hires Mark Sickafoose as Head of NA Commodities Trading - Sources

    January 22, 2018
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has hired Mark Sickafoose as head of North America commodities trading, four sources familiar ...
  4. Trump Slaps Steep U.S. Tariffs on Imported Washers, Solar Panels

    January 22, 2018
    U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, giving a boost ...
  5. Former Fiat Chrysler VP Pleads Guilty in U.S. Union Corruption Probe

    January 22, 2018
    Former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV vice president Alphons Iacobelli pleaded guilty on Monday in connection with a U.S. investigation ...
  6. Netflix Crosses $100 Bln Market Cap as Subscribers Surge

    January 22, 2018
    Netflix Inc snagged 2 million more subscribers than Wall Street expected in the final three months of last year, tripling ...
  7. Tech Outperformance Won’t End Soon: Goldman Sachs

    January 22, 2018
    A surge in e-commerce and ad dollars continuing to shift online suggests that tech is set to gain.
  8. Expect Big Moves in These Five Stocks

    January 22, 2018
    This earnings season, expect major upward moves from Netflix and game maker Electronic Arts, et al.
  9. Bitcoin Could Lose 90% of Its Value: Street Vet

    January 22, 2018
    As bitcoin halves since highs reached in December, one CIO points to a 'classic bubble' case.
  10. Charles Schwab to Benefit From Rising Internet Rates, Market Share Gains in 2018: Stack Financial

    January 22, 2018
    A rising interest rate environment and market share gains should drive growth at Charles Schwab this year.
  11. Adobe Lifts Profit Forecast on Tax Reform Boost

    January 22, 2018
    Photoshop maker Adobe Systems Inc on Monday lifted its adjusted profit forecast for the current quarter and the full year, ...
  12. NVIDIA Wants Retailers to Favor Gamers Over Miners

    January 22, 2018
    NVIDIA is asking retailers to limit sales of its graphics cards to cryptocurrency miners.
  13. Fidelity Investments: 6 Ways to Beat Market Volatility

    January 22, 2018
    With volatility alive and kicking, Fidelity Investments listed ways to manage it.
  14. Opinion: Netflix Cash-Flow Hole Is Becoming a Moat

    January 22, 2018
  15. Carnival Stock in Ascending Triangle Pattern

    January 22, 2018
    This bullish chart pattern suggests that Carnival shares could be set to move 15% higher.
  16. Aon, HSBC Private Bank, Instinet

    January 22, 2018
    The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Monday. To inform us of other job changes, email ...
  17. Microsoft Sales in Russia Limited By Sanctions

    January 22, 2018
    Microsoft distributors have put strict limitations on sales to Russian firms facing US sanctions.
  18. TD Ameritrade Rolls Out 24-Hour Trading in U.S.

    January 22, 2018
    TD Ameritrade is the first discount brokerage to roll out 24-hour trading in the U.S.
  19. Charles Schwab: 'Tolerance Bands' Are Smart Rebalancing Strategy

    January 22, 2018
    Rebalancing a portfolio is a must in this environment, and one way to do that is via tolerance bands, says Charles Schwab.
  20. NVIDIA Stock Breaks Out After Price Target Hike

    January 22, 2018
    NVIDIA shares broke out to all-time highs following favorable analyst comments, but traders will be watching these levels.
  21. Why Apple's Suppliers Are Plunging As Mega Tech Thrives

    January 22, 2018
    Technology stocks have been on a tear. But curiously, Apple suppliers Qorvo and Skyworks have gotten crushed recently.
  22. Opinion: The Exchange: Trian's Nelson Peltz

    January 22, 2018
    Fresh from successfully gaining a seat on the board of Procter & Gamble, the biggest proxy fight in corporate American ...
  23. Why Stocks Thrive Despite Chaos Of U.S. Shutdowns

    January 22, 2018
    Still Bullish: the S&P 500 has an average annual gain of 14.24% in government shutdown years
  24. Wynn Resorts Ltd Reports Results for the Quarter Ended December 31 - Summary

    January 22, 2018
    * Wynn Resorts Ltd posted quarterly adjusted earnings of $1.40 per share. The mean expectation of 15 analysts for the quarter ...
  25. U.S. Grocer Tops Taps Evercore for Debt Restructuring Advice -Sources

    January 22, 2018
    U.S. grocer Tops Markets LLC has tapped investment bank Evercore Inc for advice on how to tackle its debt load, people familiar ...
  26. Bitcoin Price Tumbles; Set To Close Below 100-Day MA

    January 22, 2018
    More technical levels are breached as bitcoin price continues to slide.
  27. Government Shutdown Fizzles on Spending, Immigration Deal in U.S. Congress

    January 22, 2018
    Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, approving another short-term funding bill as Democrats ...
  28. EU Mergers and Takeovers (Jan 22)

    January 22, 2018
    The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
  29. Vanguard's Total World Stock ETF, Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF Are All Investors Need for Retirement: Kiplinger

    January 22, 2018
    Kiplinger identified two ETFs that are all investors need to save for retirement, and they both come from Vanguard.
  30. Why A Rising Stock Market Isn't Risky

    January 22, 2018
    Stock market bears who think the market will tank simply because it has risen a lot recently are wrong. Here's why.
  31. TD Ameritrade: Government Shutdown Could Hurt Investor Confidence

    January 22, 2018
    The government shutdown may steal some of the momentum out of the stock market's bull run, predicted TD Ameritrade.
  32. Mobile FX Trading Taking Off Even With Banks' Reticence - Survey

    January 22, 2018
    Increasing numbers of traders are using their smartphones to conduct foreign exchange deals, a JP Morgan survey showed on ...
  33. Stay Connected and Invested in Verizon

    January 22, 2018
    Verizon is the cheapest "Dog of the Dow," with a P/E ratio of 13.31 and a dividend yield of 4.60%.
  34. FirstEnergy Gets $2.5 Bln Investment From Elliott, Others

    January 22, 2018
    Electric utility FirstEnergy Corp said on Monday it received a $2.5 billion equity investment from a group of fund managers ...
  35. Biotech M&A Takes Off as Sanofi and Celgene Spend $20 Billion

    January 22, 2018
    Biotech deal activity exploded on Monday with French drugmaker Sanofi and U.S.-based Celgene spending a combined total of ...
  36. Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Gained More Than 1,000% In 2017

    January 22, 2018
    Nine cryptocurrency funds gained 1,167% as a group in 2017.
  37. U.S. Refiner PES Pins Bankruptcy Plan Hopes on Biofuel Costs

    January 22, 2018
    Philadelphia Energy Solutions, owner of the largest U.S. East Coast refinery, said on Monday its plan to get out of bankruptcy ...
  38. Airbus in Talks With Insurers to Fill Export Funding Gap

    January 22, 2018
    Airbus said on Monday it is working with private insurance firms and banks to help fill a two-year gap in trade funding left ...
  39. Opinion: AIG’s $5.6 Bln Deal Lacks Sufficient Cover

    January 22, 2018
    AIG’s $5.6 billion deal for Validus lacks sufficient cover. New boss Brian Duperreault is paying a rich 46 percent premium ...
  40. AIG Compra Resseguradora Validus Por 5.560 MD

    January 22, 2018
    A American International Group disse que vai comprar a Validus Holdings por 5.560 milhões de dólares em dinheiro para reforçar ...
  41. Bitcoin Price Tanks Over The Weekend

    January 22, 2018
    The cryptocurrency's price moved higher even after the government shutdown but fell below $11,000 subsequently.
  42. Opinion: Icahn Risks Printer Error on Xerox Fight

    January 22, 2018
    Carl Icahn is turning up the heat on Xerox in ways that risk a printer error. The activist wants to put the $8 billion copier ...
  43. A Survivor's Guide for a U.S. Government Shutdown

    January 22, 2018
    Americans can expect closed monuments and possible delays in air travel if a deal can't be struck by Friday.
  44. Hedge Fund Third Point Pushes Nestle to Do More Faster -Letter

    January 22, 2018
    Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb praised food group Nestle's chief, but is keeping up the pressure with demands that the ...
  45. Opinion: ADM Bite at Bunge Would Be Meal of Many Courses

    January 22, 2018
    Bunge is a dish best carved before serving. The U.S. crops trader has attracted the attentions of rival Archer Daniels Midland ...
  46. Icahn, Deason Join Forces to Demand Xerox Explore Options

    January 22, 2018
    Hedge fund managers Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason joined forces on Monday to push Xerox Corp to explore strategic options, ...
  47. Banking Group Nordea Bans Bitcoin Trading

    January 22, 2018
    Nordea has forbidden all its roughly 31,000 employees from trading in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin due to high risks, ...
  48. Icahn, Deason Push Xerox to Explore Strategic Options

    January 22, 2018
    Investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason said on Monday that photocopier pioneer Xerox Corp should immediately start a process ...
  49. Deutsche Boerse Creates Index Using Algorithm to Track AI Leaders Like Apple

    January 22, 2018
    Deutsche Boerse has launched an index that tracks companies that are leaders in artificial intelligence (AI) by using an ...
  50. Instone Real Estate Plans Frankfurt Listing

    January 22, 2018
    Instone Real Estate Group, a German residential property developer, said on Monday it planned to list its shares on the Frankfurt ...
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