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    • AT&T Surges as Elliot Management Invests Big

      AT&T Surges as Elliot Management Invests Big

      Leading the market headlines to kick off a new week is a letter from activist investment firm Elliott Management to 160 AT amp T 160 T in which the firm owns 1 2 of the telecom giant s market cap or 3 2 billion Though details are fuzzy Elliott is vyi…
      - 10 Sep 19, 3:55pm -
    • Apple Likely to Unveil New iPhone Model Today

      Apple Likely to Unveil New iPhone Model Today

      Pre market futures are dialing back a bit from a mixed trading day on Monday September has performed strongly thus far up 1 5 2 0 on the major indexes Even more on positive sentiment the indexes only need to rise another 2 or so higher to reach those…
      - 10 Sep 19, 3:39pm -
    • Weekly Economic Release Summary: Construction Employment Up, Construction Spending Is In Contraction

      Weekly Economic Release Summary: Construction Employment Up, Construction Spending Is In Contraction

      This was a week of not-so-great news for the economy: inflation-adjusted construction spending down 9.0 % year-over-year. the ISM manufacturing survey is now in contraction layoffs in August highest since 2009 poor BLS jobs report There w…
      - 6 Sep 19, 1:02pm -
    • The Market Can't Be Wrong -- But It Sure Looks Like It Is Right Now

      The Market Can't Be Wrong -- But It Sure Looks Like It Is Right Now

      Most of the time, when a market is behaving in a way that seems illogical or wrong to you, it is not the market that is wrong, it is your assumptions or analysis that are faulty. In fact, markets cannot, by definition, be “wrong.” The quoted pri…
      - 6 Sep 19, 10:29am -
    • The Coming M&A Wave In U.S. Shale

      The Coming M&A Wave In U.S. Shale

      The world’s largest oilfield services companies warned of write-downs and consolidation due to a slowdown in the U.S. shale industry. Spending cuts by shale drillers could force a consolidation, Halliburton’s CEO Jeff Miller said at the Barclays…
      - 6 Sep 19, 10:06am -
    • Jobs Data to Watch For

      Jobs Data to Watch For

      The first week of every month even holiday shortened weeks like this one come with new employment data from the previous month This morning we see new August private sector payroll totals from 160 Automatic Data Processing 160 ADP which provided good…
      - 5 Sep 19, 12:12pm -
    • The monetary policy endgame

      The monetary policy endgame

      The major global central banks continue to draw bigger guns in their battle against deflation yet in some places it appears to be of no avail The fact is that the share of sovereign yields that are in negative territory keeps increasing and the avera…
      - 5 Sep 19, 4:05am -
    • Hong Kong Ends Extradition Bid

      Hong Kong Ends Extradition Bid

      Each month we see new data on 160 U S Trade Balances Throughout history they have almost always posted reads in the negative and since about the turn of the millennium have registered beneath 20 billion As a matter of historical reference 40 years ag…
      - 4 Sep 19, 1:11pm -
    • HK Concession and Better EMU PMI Overshadows Self-Inflicted Trade and Brexit Woes

      HK Concession and Better EMU PMI Overshadows Self-Inflicted Trade and Brexit Woes

      Overview:   Risk appetites have been bolstered by three developments.  The UK appears to have taken a tentative step away from leaving the EU without a deal.  Hong Kong's Chief Executive Lam has agreed to formally withdraw the controversial extra…
      - 4 Sep 19, 8:31am -
    • ISM Manufacturing Index to Nudge Higher?

      ISM Manufacturing Index to Nudge Higher?

      Beginning a new month of trading we see market futures down in today s pre market A new round of tariffs levied in the ongoing trade war between the U S and China were put into place Sunday September 1st This will not only increase the challenges for…
      - 3 Sep 19, 12:07pm -
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    • Google’s removal of anti-Beijing comments raises political eyebrows
      ON MAY 26TH Palmer Luckey, an American best known for making virtual-reality headsets, alerted the world to an odd phenomenon. YouTube was deleting all comments which mentioned Wumao, slang for propagandists paid by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)…
      - 6 days ago, 28 May 20, 10:48am -
    • America rethinks its strategy in the Wild West of cyberspace
      COVID-19 HAS been a phisherman’s friend. Millions of professionals are at home and online, adjusting to new routines and anxious about their jobs. That makes them perfect marks: apt to click on an email that purports to be from their boss or a supp…
      - 6 days ago, 28 May 20, 10:48am -
    • Could a fifth of America’s colleges really face the chop?
      MARTYNA MALECKA, a criminology student at Stonehill College, can’t wait for classes to restart in August. Her campus in Easton, Massachusetts, “feels like a village”: its elegant red-brick buildings sprawl over 384 bucolic acres. She judges tim…
      - 6 days ago, 28 May 20, 10:48am -
    • What connects casinos, the first Thanksgiving and the Trump administration?
      “UNLESS YOU walk in moccasins” it’s a difficult concept to capture, says Cedric Cromwell, chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe in Massachusetts, of the tribe’s link to its land. In March the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs informed Mr Cro…
      - 6 days ago, 28 May 20, 10:48am -
    • The vulnerability of African Americans to the coronavirus is a national emergency
      “THE MOST difficult social problem in the matter of Negro health”, wrote the sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois in 1899, was to understand why so few white Americans were bothered by it. The poor black lives Du Bois described in his pioneering study, “…
      - 7 days ago, 28 May 20, 5:03am -
    • Whatever happened to Black Lives Matter?
      THE WAY Tef Poe sees it, nothing has improved in Ferguson, a mostly black suburb of St Louis, in the past six years. It was there that the rapper and activist co-founded Hands Up United, a campaign group, in 2014, after a policeman shot dead a local…
      - 13 days ago, 21 May 20, 10:53am -
    • Why some protesters in America wear Hawaiian shirts
      IN MORE THAN 30 of America’s 50 state capitals crowds have been gathering to protest against stay-at-home orders, buoyed by tweets from the president encouraging them to “liberate” their states. A few among them, toting assault weapons, are dre…
      - 13 days ago, 21 May 20, 10:53am -
    • Donald Trump’s favourite freshmen face primaries
      SIX DAYS after she was elected to Congress in November 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez posted a picture of herself with three other freshmen Democrats—Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar—and tagged it simply, “Squad”. The name stuck,…
      - 13 days ago, 21 May 20, 10:53am -
    • Francis Collins on science and faith
      AN EVANGELICAL Christian claiming that science is not in contradiction with the Bible might normally get short shrift in the smarter salons of Washington. But what happens when the speaker is the man who led the sequencing of the human genome and now…
      - 13 days ago, 21 May 20, 10:53am -
    • How the world’s premier public-health agency was handcuffed
      Editor’s note: Some of our covid-19 coverage is free for readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. For more stories and our pandemic tracker, see our hubIN 2014 TOM FRIEDEN, the head of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (C…
      - 13 days ago, 21 May 20, 10:53am -

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