Kate Moore, the chief equity strategist at the BlackRock Investment Institute, spoke with Business Insider to give her outlook for 2019. Moore discussed how the Federal Reserve will drive volatility across asset classes next year. Kate Moore, the chief equity strategist at the BlackRock Investment
We are starting to see some positive signs in the US-China trade war. Trade officials in the Trump administration held a call with their Chinese counterparts on Tuesday, kicking off the next round of negotiations between the world's two largest economies. Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence.Conservative
A technical breakdown between small- and large-cap stocks suggests investors ought to own the latter, according to analysis from Oppenheimer. The relationship between small- and large-cap stocks has broken down, a development that suggests the latter is the group you want to own, according to an analysis
2. The Aussie dollar has gained ground against all other crosses despite continued uncertainty around Brexit, but it remains range bound by external markets. Trump’s remarks on a spending battle that could shut down government saw US stocks give up earlier gains, dragging the Aussie dollar lower as
Tencent Music Entertainment reportedly priced its initial public offering at $US13, the low end of its range. The company previously said American Depository Receipts would price between $US13 and $US15, helping it raise as much as $US1.2 billion. The IPO was initially scheduled for October 18, but
Wall Street wiped out earlier gains Tuesday after political headlines overshadowed trade optimism. Stocks surrendered gains Tuesday after President Donald Trump threatened to shut down parts of the federal government over funding for his proposed border wall, slowing an earlier rally fuelled by the
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Morgan Stanley is leading Uber's massive public offering, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Goldman Sachs is also expected to provide assistance, the news site said. Uber could be one of the largest IPO's in recent memory, with a valuation as high as $US120 billion.
Dell announced Tuesday that it has agreed to buy back the publicly traded "tracking" shares of VMware, a listed company that is about 80% owned by Dell. After the deal is completed, Dell will go public again without having to go through the usual initial-public-offering process and will trade
US stocks are set to close out 2018 well off their highs, but each trampled sector's sell-off since the beginning of October has been quite different, according to a Wells Fargo analysis. The sell-off has been unlike other periods of market turbulence, like in February of this year and August of
CIMIC Group Ltd (ASX:CIM), QBE Insurance Group Ltd (ASX:QBE), and Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX:GXY) shares are making a splash on the ASX 200 on Tuesday. Here's why...
The 'Trump Trade' has finally evaporated entirely.The ratio between more growth-sensitive cyclical stocks (industrials) and their defensive counterparts (utilities) has all but erased its post-2016 election gains, leaving an uncertain future for the stock market. Legendary investor Paul Tudor
Tesla's stock has soared 45% since its 2018 closing low in early October. The S&P 500 has fallen 9% over the same time. Tesla is the most heavily shorted US-listed stock, according to data from S3 Partners. Watch Tesla trade live here.
2. The White House needs a new chief of staff as John Kelly moves toward the exits. Here are the nine candidates with the most potential to replace Kelly. 3. Riddled with bugs, Google+ is shutting down four months early. More than 52 million users have been exposed to the latest Google+ bug which trawled
China is furious, the markets are beside themselves, and after a pretty ordinary performance by her lawyers on the second day of a bail hearing, the daughter of one of China's richest men is waiting in a Canadian jail for what might be a long time. Meng, detained on December 1, while changing flights
Nearly 170 years before the invention of Bitcoin, the journalist Charles Mackay noted the way whole communities could “fix their minds upon one object and go mad in its pursuit”. Millions of people, he wrote, “become simultaneously impressed with one delusion, and run after it, till their attention is
The US Federal Reserve is expected to raise its key interest rate next week for the fourth time this year - to a range of 2.25% to 2.5%. A few months ago, Fed policymakers indicated they would probably increase interest rates three times in 2019. Recently, the Fed has signalled a potential turning
Trump's trade war is sending the S&P 500 towards its worst December in 16 years. The S&P 500 has fallen 4.6% so far in December, and is on track for its worst closing month of the year since 2002. China summoned US ambassador Terry Branstad to Beijing to protest Canada's detention of Huawei
Donald Trump's trade war is worrying investors. China ratcheted up trade tensions over the weekend since the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou last week. Weak Chinese trade and inflation data and a slump in Japan's economy have also hurt sentiment.
In January, the venture capital firm Loup Ventures predictedAmazon would acquire Target in 2018, a forecast that hasn't come to fruition - at least not with three weeks left in the year. But the firm just doubled down on its forecast in a new note about Amazon. "We continue to believe the
Employers hired fewer people than forecast in November, according to the monthly jobs report from the Bureau of Labour Statistics. The jobs report provides a high-level diagnosis of the US economy, and November's report indicated a slight slowdown. US employers hired fewer people than forecast
Gold prices rose 1% Friday, and were on track to post their best week since March. A weaker-than-expected jobs report renewed expectations the Fed would embark on a slower rate path. Gold was headed for its best weekly gain in nine months on Friday after the jobs report showed hiring slowed in November
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