Month: November 2019

Morgan Stanley headquarters in Times Square, New York. Source: Morgan Stanley At least four traders at New York-based Morgan Stanley have been fired or placed on leave after reportedly concealing a loss of between $100 million and $140 million, a new report from Bloomberg News said. The traders in question allegedly mismarked, or purposely mis-priced, some
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As it pierces through its previous high-water mark set in April, Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW) stock seems to be demonstrating the resilience of some (though certainly not all) brick-and-mortar retailers in the face of the disruptive Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) threat. Source: Helen89 / Shutterstock.com With this encouraging price action comes a caveat, though, as recent store closings
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U.S. equities are pushing to new record highs this week thanks to more indications that a Phase One trade deal between the United States and China is forthcoming. A number of big M&A deals have bolstered sentiment as well, including a $26 billion deal by Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) to buy TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ:AMTD) and a
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While the equity market bulls continue to enjoy a rout of new highs, those in the metals complex are likely feeling left out. Gold (GLD) has sunk 7% from its August highs near $1,560/oz, and silver (SLV) has fared much worse, with a 15% drawdown from those highs. This has likely been a grueling experience
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Deere (DE) – The heavy equipment maker reported quarterly earnings of $2.14 per share, a penny a share above estimates. Revenue also topped forecasts, however Deere said its results continue to be affected by lingering trade tensions and ongoing uncertainties in the agriculture sector. Boeing (BA)
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Despite all of its growth, PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) has a slight problem. It used to have the digital wallet and online payment market all to itself. But these days, PYPL is facing some pretty big competition from a variety of start-ups and even traditional banks. Getting its mojo back and fighting off that competition are its
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