Month: March 2020

V-shape? U-shape?  L-shape?  Wall Street strategists are engaged in a fight over whether the coroanvirus outbreak is a one-quarter hit to earnings and the economy or whether it is a multi-quarter phenomenon.   The multi-quarter phenomenon appears to be winning.  But there are signs of hope. One story that has gone out the window in the
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Call it part of the grand blame game:  Markets are down big, so it must be someone’s fault.  Exchange traded funds.  High-frequency traders.  Short sellers. In Europe, they have already figured out whose fault it is:  Short sellers!  In the past week, several European countries, including Italy, Spain, France, Belgium and Greece–have banned short selling
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Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Williams-Sonoma — The home goods retailer’s stock was up 2% in extended trading after the company posted a double beat on earnings and revenue in the fourth quarter. Williams-Sonoma reported earnings of $2.13 per share excluding some items on revenue of
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Mostly just Macy’s workers pace the main floor, around the beauty department, on March 17. Source: Lauren Thomas, CNBC Thursday’s spike in weekly jobless claims signals just the start of a crush of layoffs that could more than double the unemployment rate. Unemployment claims filed with the states last week jumped to 281,000 from 211,000 the
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Tesla vehicles stand outside of a Brooklyn showroom and service center on August 27, 2018 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Crowdstrike — The cybersecurity company’s stock soared 19% in extended trading after the company posted fourth-quarter revenue that exceeded analysts’ expectations. Crowdstrike
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Newly released documents relating to Telegram’s 2018 ICO have revealed some big-name backers, including Russian oil tycoon Roman Abramovich and former Minister of Open Government Affairs Mikhail Abyzov. The publication of the documents highlighting some of the big-money backers in Telegram’s planned blockchain, Telegram Open Network (TON), is just the latest development in the US
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Controversy continues to surround Ripple’s XRP token, and the company’s incentivizing of partners to start using its cross-border payment solution has flooded the crypto’s market supply. However, despite all this uncertainty surrounding XRP, one analyst thinks that the cryptocurrency is bound for a huge upswing. Ripple Paid Moneygram to Use Its Cross-Border Remittance Service Over
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As the growing economic impacts of the coronavirus roll through the nation, some of the nation’s largest mortgage lenders are already getting calls from borrowers, concerned they won’t be able to make their monthly payments. Both government and independent regulators for the mortgage industry are now working on plans to deter another foreclosure crisis. While
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