» Saudi sovereign agriculture company invests in UK agritech firm
22/05/19 19:01 from FT.com - IT
Hummingbird Technologies will oversee 400,000 hectares of Salic farmland

» FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval
22/05/19 18:58 from Reuters: Business News
The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flight after two fatal crashes since October prompted the plane to be grounded worldwide.

» Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress
22/05/19 18:53 from Reuters: Business News
Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology.

» May’s premiership is all over bar the shouting
22/05/19 18:42 from FT.com - US homepage
Continuing her tenure will simply prolong the political paralysis of government

» Five ways Qualcomm is said to have squelched competition
22/05/19 18:41 from FT.com - IT
Damning ruling says smartphone chipmaker broke antitrust laws, which it will appeal

» Mnuchin Presses Companies for Trade War Contingency Plans
22/05/19 18:34 from NYT > Business Day
The Treasury secretary spoke to the chief financial officer of Walmart about steering its supply chain away from China.

» Roundup Weed Killer Litigation Is Kenneth Feinberg’s Next Challenge as Mediator
22/05/19 18:30 from NYT > Business Day
A federal judge overseeing 900 lawsuits alleging that glyphosate causes cancer called on a lawyer who has helped resolve disputes involving Sept. 11 victims, BP and Volkswagen.

» Brazil’s Natura confirms $2bn deal to buy Avon
22/05/19 18:29 from FT.com - US homepage
Direct-selling pioneer stumbled as social media disrupted cosmetics industry

» Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time'
22/05/19 18:29 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direc...

» A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out
22/05/19 18:25 from NYT > Business Day
David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston.

» Mnuchin says Tubman $20 bill release delayed
22/05/19 18:23 from FT.com - US homepage
Redesign to include Civil War-era abolitionist put back until 2028

» Judge rejects Trump effort to quash bank subpoenas
22/05/19 18:21 from FT.com - US homepage
President’s attempts to block release of records blocked for second time in a week

» U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks
22/05/19 18:18 from Reuters: Business News
A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer.

» May cuts a lonely figure as her authority evaporates
22/05/19 18:18 from FT.com - US homepage
With her Brexit deal ‘dead on arrival’, focus now on precise timing of PM’s departure

» Tesla’s Autopilot feature lags ‘far behind’ a human driver, Consumer Reports says
22/05/19 18:14 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
A new feature on Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot allows questionable moves and is ultimately more trouble than it is worth, Consumer Reports says in a report Wednesday.

» Fed Minutes Show Officials in No Rush to Change Interest Rates
22/05/19 18:08 from NYT > Business Day
Federal Reserve officials said they were committed to a “patient approach,” even if the economy strengthened, and some were worried about persistently low inflation.

» GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan
22/05/19 18:05 from Reuters: Technology
General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls.

» GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan
22/05/19 18:05 from Reuters: Business News
General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls.

» Tesla drops for sixth straight session, down 20% since share offer
22/05/19 18:04 from Reuters: Technology
Tesla shares extended their recent sell-off on Wednesday after Citi cut its price target on the struggling electric car maker, leaving buyers of its recent share offer, including Chief Executive Elon Musk, $175 million in the hole.

» Tesla drops for sixth straight session, down 20% since share offer
22/05/19 18:04 from Reuters: Business News
Tesla shares extended their recent sell-off on Wednesday after Citi cut its price target on the struggling electric car maker, leaving buyers of its recent share offer, including Chief Executive Elon Musk, $175 million in the hole.

» Deutsche Bank Can Release Trump Records to Congress, Judge Rules
22/05/19 18:02 from NYT > Business Day
The ruling from a federal court judge in Manhattan was the second this week against Mr. Trump’s efforts to prevent the release of his financial records.

» Trump trade war could sink China’s biofuel plans
22/05/19 18:00 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Government to miss fuel ethanol target as US corn shipments dry up on higher tariffs

» FAA chief has no timetable for ungrounding Boeing 737 MAX
22/05/19 17:52 from Reuters: Business News
The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable for when the agency may unground the Boeing 737 MAX that has been involved in two fatal crashes since October.

» Samsung asks court to redact details of Qualcomm settlement
22/05/19 17:51 from FT.com - IT

» The Wall Street Journal: U.S. may expand list of blacklisted Chinese companies
22/05/19 17:49 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter.

» Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules
22/05/19 17:45 from NYT > Business Day
A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling.

» United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX
22/05/19 17:43 from Reuters: Business News
United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again.

» Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away: Mnuchin
22/05/19 17:19 from Reuters: Business News
The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on American consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday.

» Coming to a VR device near you: interacting with your favorite superheroes
22/05/19 17:19 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Facebook’s Oculus could be what comic books need to crack virtual reality, writes Michael Brush.

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: This is what the retirement community of the future looks like
22/05/19 17:16 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The sharing economy shakes up a new industry — senior housing.

» Renewed U.S.-China trade tensions push down Wall Street
22/05/19 17:12 from Reuters: Business News
Wall Street's major indexes dipped on Wednesday as inflamed trade tensions between the United States and China weighed on investor sentiment.

» Why Robert F. Smith’s pledge to pay off Morehouse loans is a turning point for colleges and the billionaires that support them
22/05/19 17:09 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Donors, including Oprah, tend to support access through scholarships, but Smith is saying, ‘I’m giving you access to your lives,’ according to one fundraising expert

» Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings
22/05/19 17:07 from Reuters: Technology
Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unse...

» Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings
22/05/19 17:07 from Reuters: Business News
Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unse...

» U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ
22/05/19 17:03 from Reuters: Technology
A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing ...

» Why Hong Kong’s extradition bill has set off alarm bells
22/05/19 17:00 from FT.com - US homepage
International and domestic critics fear greater political interference from Beijing

» NewsWatch: The new math of saving for retirement may boil down to this one, absurdly simple rule
22/05/19 17:00 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Why you should be saving at least 10% of your salary.

» Personal Finance Daily: One simple change to your marriage increases the risk of divorce by 33% and how to decide whether to refinance your mortgage
22/05/19 16:55 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Wednesday's top personal finance stories

» Judge Rejects Trump’s Request to Block Subpoena of Deutsche Bank and Capital One
22/05/19 16:47 from NYT > Business Day
The ruling from a federal court judge in Manhattan was the second this week against Mr. Trump’s efforts to prevent the release of his financial records.

» People are paying up to $10,000 for plastic surgery to look good in yoga pants
22/05/19 16:42 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Liposuction and Brazilian butt lift procedures have risen as the athleisure trend pushes form-fitting fashion.

» The Wall Street Journal: GE plans on fixing financial arm — but first trains eye on power unit, CEO Culp says
22/05/19 16:41 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Larry Culp, General Electric Co.’s chief executive, plans to set his sights on the company’s problematic financial-services business after he cuts overall debt and stabilizes its power-generation division, he told investors Wednesday.

» Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat
22/05/19 16:38 from Reuters: Business News
Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its si...

» Chip designer ARM halts work with Huawei after U.S. ban
22/05/19 16:38 from Reuters: Technology
British chip designer ARM has halted relations with Huawei in order to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones.

» Chip designer ARM halts work with Huawei after U.S. ban
22/05/19 16:38 from Reuters: Business News
British chip designer ARM has halted relations with Huawei in order to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones.

» 100 Saddest Movies of All Time
22/05/19 16:38 from 24/7 Wall St.
“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson in her 1961 hit song of (almost) the same name. In her case, as it turned out, it wasn’t really the movie that brought tears to her eyes but the sight of her best friend and her “da...

» The Wall Street Journal: SEC accuses developer Robert Morgan of scamming investors
22/05/19 16:36 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords with running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and with misleading banks to obtain bigger loans by using fake loan documents.

» The risk of a US dollar primed for higher altitude
22/05/19 16:33 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Mike Mackenzie’s daily analysis of what’s moving global markets

» Clamour rises for Theresa May to quit
22/05/19 16:32 from FT.com - US homepage
Leadsom’s resignation from government caps torrid day for embattled PM

» Market Snapshot: Stocks end lower as lingering trade woes overshadow Fed minutes
22/05/19 16:29 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
U.S. stocks finish lower Wednesday as lingering trade woes overshadow the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting that was largely interpreted as accommodative.

» 3 "Tariff-Proof" Dividends Set To Soar 64%+
22/05/19 16:24 from Forbes - Markets
Let’s ride this “tariff tiff” to a cash stream that’s double (and maybe even triple) payouts your friends are likely “grinding it out” with today.

» The Fed: ‘For some time’ — Fed expects interest rates to remain steady, minutes show
22/05/19 16:23 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Don’t expect any quick moves on interest rates from the U.S. central bank, minutes from the last Fed meeting show.

» The Tell: Tesla’s demise could bring down the whole ‘house of cards,’ warns strategist
22/05/19 16:20 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
“It’s all so embarrassing,” says Bill Blain, strategist at London-based Shard Capital, which oversees more than $1 billion in assets. “Peak Musk” has come and gone, he warned in his Morning Porridge note Wednesday. The negativity, sales ...

» Fed minutes fail to reverse Wall Street’s decline
22/05/19 16:16 from FT.com - Equities

» Trump Today: Trump Today: President breaks off infrastructure discussion after Pelosi’s ‘coverup’ remark
22/05/19 16:13 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he ended infrastructure spending talks with senior Democrats after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said he’s engaging in a coverup.

» The Ratings Game: Target shoppers who use same-day delivery at urban stores buy five times more items
22/05/19 16:11 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Target has focused on giving customers a number of options for getting their items same-day, which it says has paid off.

» Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence
22/05/19 16:09 from NYT > Business Day
People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was interpreted by strangers as competence.

» Lloyd's of London plans to merge governance bodies -source
22/05/19 16:09 from Reuters: Business News
Lloyd's of London is proposing merging two of its governance bodies, the council and the board which together oversee the insurance market, to reduce overlap, a source familiar with the matter said.

» The Ratings Game: Home Depot sees opportunity in tool rental
22/05/19 16:09 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Home Depot says its tool rental business has skyrocketed in recent years and there’s still more room for growth.

» Currencies: British pound hits second lowest level of 2019 as May faces stiff Brexit headwinds
22/05/19 16:08 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
A popular gauge of the U.S. dollar on Wednesday hangs near its highest level in about three weeks, with investors awaiting an account of the Federal Open Market Committee’s most recent policy gathering, which holds the potential for a fr...

» Wall St dips after renewed U.S.-China trade fears
22/05/19 16:05 from Reuters: Business News
Wall Street's major indexes dipped on Wednesday as inflamed trade tensions between the United States and China weighed on investor sentiment.

» Brazil wireless carrier TIM uses equipment from China's Huawei for 5G tests
22/05/19 16:05 from Reuters: Technology
Brazilian wireless carrier Tim Participacoes SA said on Wednesday it is using equipment provided by China's Huawei to conduct fifth-generation wireless technology (5G)tests in Florianopolis, a city in the south.

» U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge
22/05/19 16:02 from Reuters: Business News
Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its busi...

» U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge
22/05/19 16:02 from Reuters: Technology
Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its busi...

» Home Depot Beats Consensus, Will Growth Continue For FY 2019?
22/05/19 15:52 from Forbes - Markets
Home Depot (NYSE: HD) announced its Q1 2019 (ended April 2019) results on May 21, 2019, followed by a conference call with analysts. The company just beat consensus for revenue which was recorded at $26.4 billion, up by 5.7% y-o-y. The i...

» Love & Money: One simple change to your marriage increases the risk of divorce by 33%
22/05/19 15:45 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Research suggests that society puts enormous pressure on men to live up to perceived expectations.

» America’s Most Affordable Business Schools
22/05/19 15:35 from 24/7 Wall St.
We at Poets&Quants–24/7 Wall St. have written plenty about the high cost of the MBA degree at the top schools. But what about highly ranked schools where the price tag is more affordable? Though “affordable” may be a relative term — ...

» Bond Report: 30-year Treasury yield slides to 7-week low as Brexit jitters spur rush into havens
22/05/19 15:34 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Treasury prices rise Wednesday, pushing yields lower, as Brexit uncertainty draws investors into haven assets, following reports that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a potential coup.

» Hackers Are Holding Baltimore Hostage: How They Struck and What’s Next
22/05/19 15:31 from NYT > Business Day
Two weeks ago, attackers seized parts of the computer systems that run the city’s government. So far, it hasn’t given in to ransom demands.

» Canada, Europe to choose when 737 MAX is safe as regulators meet
22/05/19 15:30 from Reuters: Business News
In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and Europe said on Wednesday they would bring back the grounded aircraft on their own terms if their specific concerns are not ...

» What To Expect From Best Buy's Fiscal Q1?
22/05/19 15:27 from Forbes - Markets
Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) is scheduled to announce its fiscal first quarter results on Thursday, May 23. In fiscal 2019, Best Buy’s comparable sales were up 4.8% and its online sales grew 10.5% on a comparable basis, primarily due to higher c...

» Oil loses about 2% on swelling U.S. stockpiles, demand worries
22/05/19 15:21 from Reuters: Business News
Oil prices fell about 2% on Wednesday as an unexpected build in U.S. crude inventories compounded investor worries that a trade fight between Washington and Beijing could dent crude demand over the long haul.

» New ‘Strong Sell’ Rating on Micron Comes With Drastic Cuts on Earnings Expectations
22/05/19 15:20 from 24/7 Wall St.
Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) is having one of those days where sector uneasiness was going to weigh on the shares regardless of the markets. Blame a controversial DOJ ruling against Qualcomm, blame what looks like an extended tra...

» The Moneyist: I’m worth $1.8 million — and want my girlfriend to waive her community-property rights before we marry
22/05/19 15:19 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
‘How do I explain to someone that I care about the money that I’ve sweated so hard over for almost two decades?’

» How Is Medtronic Likely To Have Fared In Q4 Fiscal 2019?
22/05/19 15:16 from Forbes - Markets
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) is expected to publish its Q4 fiscal 2019 results on May 23. This note details Trefis’ forecasts for Medtronic, as well as some of the key trends we will be watching when the company reports earnings. You can view ou...

» Google ad exchange probed by Irish data regulator
22/05/19 15:15 from FT.com - IT
Tech group accused of illegally tapping into sensitive information such as race and health

» Futures Movers: Oil prices drop as U.S. crude supplies post a second straight weekly climb
22/05/19 15:12 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Oil prices drop Wednesday after U.S. government data reveal a hefty weekly increase in domestic crude stockpiles, defying expectations for a decline.

» Love & Money: Couples are savings thousands of dollars on their wedding day by buying used goods
22/05/19 15:12 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
One couple met on an app that buys and sells used furniture — then used it to save $3,000 for their wedding.

» Bank of America will offer mortgages without origination fees for a limited time
22/05/19 15:12 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Savvy borrowers can saves thousands of dollars by leveraging competing offers from lenders.

» The Moneyist: My mother died a month ago — my siblings want me out of the family home in 30 days
22/05/19 15:11 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
This man says his siblings have accused him of living there rent-free and taking advantage of his mother.

» With interest rates at 2019 lows, how to decide whether to refinance your mortgage
22/05/19 15:10 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
More people are pursuing refinances as mortgage rates have dropped.

» Metals Stocks: Gold settles higher as U.S. stocks decline; metal holds gains after Fed minutes
22/05/19 15:10 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Gold futures settle higher on Wednesday, a day after posting a nearly three-week low, with the metal finding modest support from weakness in U.S. stocks. Prices hold onto those gains in electronic trading after the release of the minutes...

» Why more workers can expect to be forced into mandatory arbitration by their employer
22/05/19 15:07 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
A new study by the Economic Policy Institute says an increasing number of companies are making sure employee complaints won’t get to court.

» Market Extra: Tesla stock’s mini ‘bullish divergence’ provides glimmer of hope as prices plunge
22/05/19 15:07 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
A mini “bullish technical divergence” pattern in Tesla’s stock chart suggests bulls still have some hope, at a time that many on Wall Street appear to have thrown in the towel on the electric car maker’s prospects.

» Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge
22/05/19 15:07 from Reuters: Business News
Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its busi...

» Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge
22/05/19 15:07 from Reuters: Technology
Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its busi...

» Before the billionaire’s student-loan gift, this former student left Morehouse College due to financial pressures
22/05/19 15:05 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Jordan Long would have been in the Morehouse class of 2019, if all went according to plan

» M&S’s £600m rights issue is more like a Lidl offer
22/05/19 15:05 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Fundraising for Ocado venture will not deliver a profiterole or a profit for a while

» Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing
22/05/19 15:02 from Reuters: Business News
More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms.

» Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing
22/05/19 15:02 from Reuters: Technology
More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms.

» Fed's Kaplan says U.S. rates are on the right setting: FOX
22/05/19 14:59 from Reuters: Business News
The U.S. economy should grow at a solid 2.25-2.50% rate this year, with inflation moving up to the Federal Reserve's target, putting rates in the right place, a top Fed official said on Wednesday.

» The Tell: More active managers are beating the stock market again thanks to the trade war: Goldman Sachs
22/05/19 14:58 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Mutual funds are having one of their best years since the financial crisis, with 42% of large-cap active mutual funds outperforming their benchmarks so far in 2019, well above the 34% rate averaged during the last decade

» T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say
22/05/19 14:55 from Reuters: Technology
Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said.

» T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say
22/05/19 14:55 from Reuters: Business News
Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said.

» GE needs to end infighting, fix quality, tighten management: CEO
22/05/19 14:55 from Reuters: Business News
General Electric Co, once seen as the epitome of corporate greatness, is trying to end infighting between its divisions, tighten up management and fix quality problems in its products, Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp said on Wednesday.

» ‘Battle of the Thermostat’: Cold Rooms May Hurt Women’s Productivity
22/05/19 14:55 from NYT > Business Day
In a new study, women scored better on tests they took in warmer rooms.

» Trade tensions push down Wall Street
22/05/19 14:54 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.

» Day trader flew to London to discuss deal news stories, court told
22/05/19 14:53 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Alshair Fiyaz allegedly sought FT and Bloomberg reports about a potential Northstar takeover

» Alternative meat market could be worth $140 billion in 10 years, Barclays says
22/05/19 14:51 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The market for alternative plant-based or lab-made meat could climb to $140 billion in the next 10 years as emerging companies capture a 10% share of the $1.4 trillion meat market, Barclays said Wednesday.

» How China Uses High-Tech Surveillance to Subdue Minorities
22/05/19 14:49 from NYT > Business Day
China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond.

» Fed's Kaplan says U.S. is 'flirting' with yield curve inversion
22/05/19 14:46 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. bond markets are "flirting" with a yield curve inversion that could signal slower economic growth ahead, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Wednesday.

» Upgrade: Amazon is selling entire houses for less than $20,000 — with free shipping
22/05/19 14:46 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
There are a number of strange but intriguing cabins and homes for sale on the internet giant that are low priced. But they’ve often got big downsides and additional costs.

» Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google
22/05/19 14:44 from Reuters: Technology
Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising.

» How Did Nvidia Fare In Q1, And What Can We Expect From Fiscal 2020?
22/05/19 14:41 from Forbes - Markets
Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) recently reported its Q1 fiscal 2020 results, which were in line with our estimates. This note details the company’s Q1 performance, and Trefis’ forecasts for the full fiscal 2020. You can view our interactive dashbo...

» Market Extra: Stock-market investors shouldn’t bet against globalization, says 5-star fund manager
22/05/19 14:40 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Trade-war headlines shouldn’t spook investors away from bets on a growing global middle class, says Brian Yacktman.

» Outside the Box: FDA needs to loosen up on CBD but clamp down on quality claims
22/05/19 14:40 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Enhance consumer protections by establishing product quality-assurance standards, not by restricting access to CBD.

» U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say
22/05/19 14:39 from Reuters: Business News
The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

» U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks
22/05/19 14:38 from Reuters: Business News
A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer.

» Four years, $13 million and dozens of hands: How ‘affordable housing’ gets made in America
22/05/19 14:36 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
As gentrification sweeps through many U.S. cities, including Washington D.C., more residents have trouble finding affordable housing. Each community is slightly different, but the national approach to creating more housing that low- and ...

» Apple earnings at risk of 29% hit if China retaliates to Huawei ban, Goldman says
22/05/19 14:29 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Apple Inc.’s per-share earnings are at risk of a 29% hit if its products are banned in China in retaliation for measures taken by the U.S. government against Huawei Technologies Co., Goldman Sachs said Wednesday.

» Cannabis Watch: Canopy Growth’s stock climbs on news of U.K. skin-care deal; Hexo names COO
22/05/19 14:28 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Cannabis stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, as investors digested the latest deal in the sector, Canopy Growth Corp.’s acquisition of a U.K. skin care company.

» How ‘docile’ female voice assistants like Alexa and Siri help perpetuate gender bias
22/05/19 14:28 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
‘In many communities, this reinforces commonly held gender biases that women are subservient and tolerant of poor treatment,’ a recent UN report said.

» Should You Invest In Annuities?
22/05/19 14:26 from Forbes - Markets
Annuities are one of the most sharply contested investments. We offer simple guidelines to form smarter opinions about one of the most promising—but also reputedly one of the most damaging, tax-oppressive, costly, and hard to get unstuck...

» Taking a Cello or a Surfboard on a Plane? American Airlines Just Cut Its Fees
22/05/19 14:24 from NYT > Business Day
The airline said many oversized items, which it was charging $150 to check, will now be considered standard baggage and cost only $30.

» 25 Counties With the Widest Income Gaps
22/05/19 14:23 from 24/7 Wall St.
In a capitalist economy, like that of the United States, some level of income inequality is to be expected. In recent years, however, the increasing consolidation of wealth in the hands of a few has gone beyond what many Americans deem t...

» Mobile Carriers in Britain and Japan Begin to Turn Away From Huawei
22/05/19 14:20 from NYT > Business Day
Google’s decision to cut off support to the blacklisted Chinese telecommunications giant is rippling across the globe.

» TransferWise/fintech: exiles on Main Street
22/05/19 14:19 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Takeovers by big rivals could stop start-ups but investors will be laughing either way

» Greybull tried ‘everything possible’ to save British Steel
22/05/19 14:16 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Marc Meyohas defends £6m of fees charged by private equity group to the steelmaker

» Daimler CEO announces sweeping cost review as he bows out
22/05/19 14:14 from Reuters: Business News
Daimler's Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche announced a sweeping cost review on Wednesday, his last day in office, as he bid farewell to shareholders following more than a decade at the helm of luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz.

» Saudi Arabia Negotiating to Buy U.S. Natural Gas From Sempra Energy
22/05/19 14:12 from NYT > Business Day
The deal would be Saudi Aramco’s first large purchase of American gas and signals that the country wants to extend its energy industry beyond oil.

» Fed sticks to its guns on rates despite weak inflation
22/05/19 14:06 from FT.com - US homepage
Central bank minutes show debate about consumer price index sluggishness

» Philip Green's Arcadia to close UK stores, review U.S. in restructuring
22/05/19 14:03 from Reuters: Business News
British retail tycoon Philip Green's Arcadia Group said on Wednesday it planned to close 23 of its 566 stores in the UK and Ireland in a major restructuring of the fashion business that could also see its Topshop/Topman stores close in t...

» Buy This, Not That: This is one of the safest sunscreens you can buy right now — and it only costs $9
22/05/19 14:02 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
What’s the best sunscreen for your money? Blue Lizard and Neutrogena sunscreen are among top-rated, new safe sunscreen report finds

» Streetwear Is Still Hot. Influencers, a Survey Says, Are Not.
22/05/19 14:01 from NYT > Business Day
A new report highlights the way that a fashion subculture has been overtaken by big business.

» San Francisco Police Call Freelancer Possible ‘Co-Conspirator’ in Report Leak
22/05/19 14:00 from NYT > Business Day
After a judge ordered the return of the property police seized from Bryan Carmody during a raid, the department ratcheted up its attack.

» Key Words: Abrams breaks from Buttigieg: ‘Identity politics is... exactly how we won’
22/05/19 13:56 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams splits with fellow Democrat Pete Buttigieg on whether identity politics — the tendency for people of a particular race or background to huddle together to promote their political inter...

» In One Chart: Warning signs illustrate why it’s crucial for the stock market to hit new highs soon
22/05/19 13:55 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The stock market needs to carve out a fresh record — and soon — or else, concludes strategist Andrew Adams.

» Boeing Faces Compensation Demand From China’s Biggest Airlines
22/05/19 13:52 from NYT > Business Day
The carriers, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, which are all state-controlled, grounded dozens of 737 Max jets after a crash in Ethiopia in March.

» United CEO promises to re-book passengers concerned about 737 MAX
22/05/19 13:51 from Reuters: Business News
United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to reaccommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again.

» The Tell: This ‘Bubble Portfolio’ is all assets the media warned about — it surged 80% in 2017, but then came 2018
22/05/19 13:48 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Back in the second quarter of 2017, Bloomberg’s Joe Weisenthal suggested that going long assets that journalists flag as in bubble territory would make for a great exchange-traded fund. Paul McNamara, who helps oversee some $135 billion ...

» Craig Wright has in no way been officially “recognised” as Satoshi Nakamoto
22/05/19 13:47 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
US copyright registration ≠ government endorsement.

» Harry Boxer’s three stocks to watch include Roku
22/05/19 13:47 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Also featured: ArQule and Qudian.

» EE keeps Huawei in first British 5G network but halts handsets
22/05/19 13:41 from Reuters: Technology
Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday its 5G network would rely on equipment made by China's Huawei, at least for the first few years, as it announced plans to switch on the next-generation services on May 30.

» Oil drops more than 2% on U.S. inventories build, demand worries
22/05/19 13:40 from Reuters: Business News
Oil futures tumbled more than 2% on Wednesday as an unexpected build in U.S. crude stockpiles compounded investor worries that a prolonged trade fight between Washington and Beijing could dent crude demand.

» Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments
22/05/19 13:40 from Reuters: Business News
Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology.

» Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban
22/05/19 13:37 from Reuters: Business News
Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist, citing national se...

» Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban
22/05/19 13:37 from Reuters: Technology
Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist, citing national se...

» Tesla bear camp grows as Citi slashes price target
22/05/19 13:35 from FT.com - Equities
Shares extend slide as analyst increases odds of $36 worst-case scenario

» IBM, Cera Care to test self-driving car tech in elder homes
22/05/19 13:33 from Reuters: Technology
IBM and British start-up Cera Care plan a six-month pilot to test whether lidar laser sensors, used to help self-driving cars "see", can enable elderly people to stay in their homes for longer - without compromising privacy.

» IBM, Cera Care to test self-driving car tech in elder homes
22/05/19 13:33 from Reuters: Business News
IBM and British start-up Cera Care plan a six-month pilot to test whether lidar laser sensors, used to help self-driving cars "see", can enable elderly people to stay in their homes for longer - without compromising privacy.

» China prepares to open up bond futures market
22/05/19 13:31 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Move by the CSRC would come after years of deliberations over risks to the system

» Larry J. Hanley, Who Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption, Dies at 62
22/05/19 13:25 from NYT > Business Day
A former bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to the mob.

» US competition inquiries: high hurdles
22/05/19 13:23 from FT.com - IT
Qualcomm, Sprint and T-Mobile run into multi-layered regulatory system

» Trade tensions keep Wall Street lower ahead of Fed minutes
22/05/19 13:23 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company fanned trade tensions, while investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy me...

» Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition sales ban proposal
22/05/19 13:17 from FT.com - IT

» General Electric CEO affirms weak forecasts, signaling stable outlook
22/05/19 13:15 from Reuters: Business News
General Electric Co Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp affirmed the ailing conglomerate's weak forecasts for 2019 and beyond on Wednesday, a potential sign of stability after his predecessors repeatedly missed financial goals.

» U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source
22/05/19 13:15 from Reuters: Technology
The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter said, the latest effort by the Trump adm...

» NASCAR Speeds to Acquire International Speedway
22/05/19 13:15 from 24/7 Wall St.
International Speedway shares rose handily on Wednesday after the company announced that it would be acquired by NASCAR.

» Cannabis Watch: Exclusive: Facebook will not allow marijuana sales on its platform
22/05/19 13:11 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
After months of internal deliberations, discussions with experts and cannabis advocacy groups, among others, Facebook Inc. has decided to continue to block marijuana sales on its platform.

» Mnuchin says he’s talked to Walmart about how planned China tariff expansion would impact retailing giant
22/05/19 13:09 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday revealed he’s talked to the chief financial officer of America’s top retailer after getting heat over proposed tariffs on a variety of consumer goods.

» Barrick Gold makes buyout offer for Acacia Mining
22/05/19 13:03 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Proposal attempts to end dispute with the government of Tanzania over unpaid taxes

» Capitalism Camp for Kids
22/05/19 12:56 from NYT > Business Day
Young people love socialism. Can a summer of indoctrination teach little Hermione and Khaleesi to love capitalism?

» Late singer Aretha Franklin allegedly wrote three wills, but they may not be valid
22/05/19 12:56 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
You can write a will by hand, but you probably shouldn’t.

» Key Words: Democratic presidential hopeful Moulton: ‘Medicare for All’ akin to eliminating FedEx, UPS
22/05/19 12:55 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
As Congress on Wednesday held its second hearing on “Medicare for All” proposals, long-shot presidential candidate Seth Moulton made it clear he’s not a fan of moving to a single-payer model for health care

» The Margin: Tarantino’s latest film draws 6-minute standing ovation in Cannes — and millions are clicking on this trailer
22/05/19 12:55 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Quentin Tarantino is used to adoration from Hollywood insiders, but what happened in Cannes was some next-level love.

» Tackling the world's single-use plastic problem
22/05/19 12:48 from BBC News - Business
Tackling the world's single-use plastic problem

» Arm suspension strikes at Huawei’s core
22/05/19 12:46 from FT.com - IT
Qualcomm — the San Diego strangler, Trainline’s 20-year IPO journey, banks’ IPO trio

» Qualcomm’s Not So Good, Very Bad Day Could Get a Lot Worse If Apple Demands a Do-Over
22/05/19 12:44 from 24/7 Wall St.
Tuesday's ruling against Qualcomm's pricing practices could be an even bigger blow to the company if Apple seeks to renegotiate the settlement it reached with Qualcomm just a month ago.

» Trump refuses to work with Democrats until probes end
22/05/19 12:43 from FT.com - US homepage
President walks out of meeting on infrastructure after Pelosi accuses him of ‘cover up’

» U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer
22/05/19 12:37 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its borrowing authority around late summer.

» Mnuchin says more U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away
22/05/19 12:36 from Reuters: Business News
The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday.

» Harriet Tubman $20 bill won’t be released next year, Mnuchin says
22/05/19 12:35 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The redesign of the $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman will no longer be unveiled in 2020, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday.

» Goldman sees end to rising iron ore prices
22/05/19 12:35 from FT.com - Financial Markets News

» U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes
22/05/19 12:35 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress.

» Predatory lending is alive and well in new sectors
22/05/19 12:35 from FT.com - IT
New York taxi industry shows disturbing parallels to the 2008 crisis

» Europe sets strict conditions for return of 737 Max
22/05/19 12:34 from FT.com - US homepage
Washington under pressure as global regulators consider Boeing aircraft safety

» British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding
22/05/19 12:32 from Reuters: Business News
British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday.

» Shares of Casino’s parent sink to new low amid debt concerns
22/05/19 12:21 from FT.com - Financial Markets News

» ‘Natural’ and ‘farm fresh’ are not always what they seem –– read this before shopping for food or beauty products
22/05/19 12:19 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Americans trust celebrity claims and social media over product labels, a new study says.

» The line between high school and college is blurring, but that’s not always a good thing
22/05/19 12:18 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
With more high-school students taking college courses, what it means to be in high school or college is changing.

» Incompetent, privileged individuals are more likely to act smart — and get away with it
22/05/19 12:16 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Overconfident people from upper-class backgrounds succeed, even if they’re not that clever.

» Gold miners must focus on returns, mergers to attract investment: Barrick CEO
22/05/19 12:13 from Reuters: Business News
Gold miners must focus on maximizing returns and more mergers to attract investors seeking to diversify after years of under-investing in mines, Barrick Gold's chief executive said on Wednesday.

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: A new way to pay for the single biggest expense in retirement
22/05/19 12:13 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Older Americans increasingly opt for ‘continuing care at home’ plans or join programs that foster community support

» Trade War Update: China Throwing More Lifelines. Apple In Trouble.
22/05/19 12:12 from Forbes - Markets
Apple may be the biggest U.S. corporate casualty once tariffs on $300 billion more Made in China goods takes place.

» Lowe's cuts 2019 profit forecast, blames higher costs, weak pricing
22/05/19 12:05 from Reuters: Business News
Lowe's Cos Inc cut its full-year profit forecast after reporting disappointing first-quarter earnings, as the home improvement chain failed to raise prices in time to make up for higher costs, sending its shares down 9%.

» Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple
22/05/19 12:03 from Reuters: Technology
German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple.

» Outside the Box: Early retirement is a risk — so is working in an office your whole life
22/05/19 12:01 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The FIRE life may be a gamble, but there are no ‘safe’ choices.

» NewsWatch: Exclusive: Facebook will not allow marijuana sales on its platform
22/05/19 12:00 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
After months of internal deliberations, discussions with experts and cannabis advocacy groups, among others, Facebook Inc. has decided to continue to block marijuana sales on its platform.

» The Weakening Of Big Bank Regulations Under Trump Are The Seed For The Next Financial Crisis
22/05/19 11:59 from Forbes - Markets
Deregulation and weakening of bank supervision have happened at a stunning pace as most people glaze over non-grabbing headlines. This is not the time for complacency; taxpayers much be protected.

» Commerzbank open to M&A after Deutsche Bank talks collapse
22/05/19 11:57 from Reuters: Business News
Commerzbank may refine its strategy and is still open to mergers following the collapse of talks with its larger rival Deutsche Bank, the lender's chief executive said on Wednesday.

» What to Expect When Best Buy Reports Thursday Morning
22/05/19 11:56 from 24/7 Wall St.
Best Buy is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday, and analysts are looking for modest year-over-year growth.

» Mnuchin says U.S. open to new China trade talks based on previous negotiations
22/05/19 11:54 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration is open to holding new talks with China if the two sides can proceed on the basis of previous negotiations.

» Wall St. slips as trade tensions mount; Fed minutes awaited
22/05/19 11:54 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as trade tensions were heightened on reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company, while investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meet...

» Factbox: Greybull Capital faces more public ire after British Steel collapse
22/05/19 11:45 from Reuters: Business News
The collapse of British Steel has once again put private equity owner Greybull Capital in the spotlight for the wrong reasons.

» US crude extends drop as inventories hit highest since 2017
22/05/19 11:43 from FT.com - Financial Markets News

» Tesla’s in Trouble but Don’t Panic — Yet
22/05/19 11:43 from 24/7 Wall St.
Tesla stock has been getting hammered since the company reported a shortfall in first-quarter deliveries. And while car sales account for the lion's share of Tesla's revenue, the company has another business where it could post big bette...

» TfL to track passengers via smartphone Wi-Fi signals
22/05/19 11:41 from FT.com - IT
Data will be used to better understand how passengers move around the transport network

» How Eli Lilly Is Making Insulin More Affordable
22/05/19 11:40 from 24/7 Wall St.
Eli Lilly has announced that its Insulin Lispro Injection is now available for order in pharmacies for people who use its rapid-acting insulin and need a lower-cost option.

» The Ratings Game: Tesla stock tumbles into sixth day as analysts cite ‘major hurdles’
22/05/19 11:37 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Citi and B. of A. Merrill Lynch analysts join in criticism of Tesla as stock barely holds above $200 and extends losing streak to sixth day.

» Germany to spend €40bn to soften blow from coal closures
22/05/19 11:37 from FT.com - US homepage
Funds will be used to improve infrastructure and create R&D centres in affected areas

» Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans
22/05/19 11:35 from Reuters: Technology
Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes.

» Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans
22/05/19 11:35 from Reuters: Business News
Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes.

» Oil sheds more than $1/bbl as U.S. inventories grow, demand worries flare
22/05/19 11:32 from Reuters: Business News
Oil futures sank on Wednesday as an unexpected build in U.S. crude stockpiles compounded investor worries that a prolonged trade war between Washington and Beijing could dent crude demand.

» Pelosi accuses Trump of a ‘coverup’ as tensions mount
22/05/19 11:32 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday accused President Trump of being “engaged in a coverup” amid a tense standoff between White House and the Democratic-controlled House over access to sensitive documents and testimony from key advis...

» This Is What It Sounds Like When Brands Cry
22/05/19 11:28 from NYT > Business Day
A Burger King commercial reveals the perils of corporate relatability.

» Largest Employer in Every State
22/05/19 11:24 from 24/7 Wall St.
Walmart is by far the largest employers in the United States, employing about 1.5 million Americans. Other companies, however, are beginning to close in on Walmart’s headcount. Amazon, thanks to rampant growth and the acquisition of busi...

» Wireless and Communications Firms Face More Uncertainty in Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Saga
22/05/19 11:20 from 24/7 Wall St.
T-Mobile's pending acquisition of Sprint has taken yet another turn. The U.S. Department of Justice is set to block the merger.

» Barrick/Acacia: prey tell
22/05/19 11:18 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Minority investors in Acacia can and should object to the take-under

» Outside the Box: Why early retirement IS all it’s cracked up to be
22/05/19 11:17 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Debunking the top 5 myths of early retirement.

» In One Chart: Why ‘under-owned’ European stocks may be due for a rally
22/05/19 11:17 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
It’s been a long winter for European assets, but signs of a pickup in growth could make for good opportunities in “under-owned” European assets, says BlackRock’s Elga Bartsch.

» Rex Nutting: Shareholder primacy is ruining America, says a conservative Republican
22/05/19 11:04 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Sen. Marco Rubio is a flag-waving capitalist who worries that the American economy is no longer living up to its potential because American businesses are no longer investing in the future.

» Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking
22/05/19 11:03 from Reuters: Technology
Apple Inc said on Wednesday its browser engine Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of users.

» It is time for Theresa May to stand down
22/05/19 10:59 from FT.com - US homepage
The prime minister’s attempt to deliver Brexit has comprehensively failed

» OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer
22/05/19 10:52 from Reuters: Technology
The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set of principles meant to improve transparency around...

» OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer
22/05/19 10:52 from Reuters: Business News
The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set of principles meant to improve transparency around...

» Same-day deliveries, store revamps drive Target's strong results
22/05/19 10:49 from Reuters: Business News
Target Corp beat first-quarter estimates for same-store sales and profit on Wednesday, as the retailer's strategy to invest more in its delivery services and revamp stores drew in more shoppers, sending its shares up more than 9%.

» How to Unrig the Gold Market, According to GATA's Chris Powell
22/05/19 10:48 from Forbes - Markets
For 20 years now, Chris Powell and others at the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) have made it their mission to expose collusion by international financial institutions to control the price and supply of gold.

» Theresa May faces cabinet revolt over Brexit deal
22/05/19 10:41 from FT.com - US homepage
Conservative MPs call for PM’s resignation a day after revamped plan unveiled

» Mnuchin says further U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away
22/05/19 10:40 from Reuters: Business News
The United States is studying how proposed tariff increases on roughly another $300 billion in Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday.

» Trump Team Vets Fed Critic for Board Seat
22/05/19 10:37 from NYT > Business Day
Judy Shelton, a longtime Fed critic who favors gradually taking interest rates to zero, is being considered for a seat on the board of governors.

» Trump Team Vets Fed Critic for Board Seat
22/05/19 10:37 from NYT > Business Day
Judy Shelton, a longtime Fed critic who favors gradually taking interest rates to zero, is being considered for a seat on the board of governors.

» India's Narendra Modi Locked In For Second Term
22/05/19 10:37 from Forbes - Markets
Wall Street sells India as elections finally come to an end.

» RBS-backed fintech Loot enters administration
22/05/19 10:36 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
State-owned bank backed out of a potential deal to buy the whole group

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: The new math of saving for retirement may boil down to this one, absurdly simple rule
22/05/19 10:33 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Why you should be saving at least 10% of your salary.

» EU sees no compliance issues in Google shopping, rivals disagree
22/05/19 10:29 from Reuters: Business News
Europe's antitrust chief said on Wednesday she did not see any problems with the way Google was complying with her order to boost competition in online shopping, brushing aside complaints from some of the U.S. company's rivals.

» Project Syndicate: How inflation could return, catching the Fed off guard
22/05/19 10:28 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Disinflationary forces are dominant now, but policy makers and investors should not rule out a return of inflation over time, writes Mohamed A. El-Erian.

» Sterling slips nears 2019 lows as May’s deal faces wall of opposition
22/05/19 10:26 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Demand for UK sovereign debt rises as uncertainty grows

» Status quo at Renault-Nissan must be changed: French finance minister
22/05/19 10:25 from Reuters: Business News
The current status quo regarding the alliance between French carmaker Renault and its Japanese partner Nissan cannot continue and must be changed as it is currently weakening Renault, said French finance minister Bruno Le Maire.

» How Lowe’s Earnings Measure Up Against Home Depot
22/05/19 10:25 from 24/7 Wall St.
Lowe’s reported its most recent quarterly results early on Wednesday, and unfortunately they don’t stack up well against rival Home Depot, which reported earlier this week.

» Bangladesh’s Fishing Ban Leaves Coastal Towns in ‘Nightmare Situation’
22/05/19 10:23 from NYT > Business Day
The 65-day ban is meant to restore stocks that have been depleted by overfishing, but coastal communities depend on fishing for short-term survival.

» Bangladesh’s Fishing Ban Leaves Coastal Towns in ‘Nightmare Situation’
22/05/19 10:23 from NYT > Business Day
The 65-day ban is meant to restore stocks that have been depleted by overfishing, but coastal communities depend on fishing for short-term survival.

» Wall Street edges lower on fresh trade concerns; Qualcomm drags techs
22/05/19 10:22 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company heightened trade worries, while a slump in Qualcomm shares pressured the technology sector.

» US judge rules Qualcomm ‘strangled competition’
22/05/19 10:15 from FT.com - IT
Court decision threatens to upset chipmaker’s business model again

» Huawei’s chip ambitions dealt blow as Arm withdraws licences
22/05/19 10:12 from FT.com - IT
UK-based design group says US banning order has forced it to stop sharing technology

» Mnuchin Dismisses I.R.S. Memo Saying Treasury Must Release Trump Tax Returns
22/05/19 10:12 from NYT > Business Day
The Treasury secretary said it would be “unlawful” for him to release the president’s tax returns to Congress.

» Mnuchin Dismisses I.R.S. Memo Saying Treasury Must Release Trump Tax Returns
22/05/19 10:12 from NYT > Business Day
The Treasury secretary said it would be “unlawful” for him to release the president’s tax returns to Congress.

» Oil prices down on swelling U.S. stockpiles, demand concerns
22/05/19 10:03 from Reuters: Business News
Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand concerns linked to a protracted trade war between China and the United States.

» In the age of #MeToo, what men should NOT do when working closely with female colleagues
22/05/19 10:01 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Some 60% of male managers say they are uncomfortable mentoring or socializing with women at work.

» Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension
22/05/19 10:01 from Reuters: Business News
Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to U.S. technology.

» Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension
22/05/19 10:01 from Reuters: Technology
Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to U.S. technology.

» Ford partners with robots maker Agility Robotics in mobility service push
22/05/19 10:00 from Reuters: Business News
Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes.

» Ford partners with robots maker Agility Robotics in mobility service push
22/05/19 10:00 from Reuters: Technology
Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes.

» Regulator orders N26 to improve anti-money laundering controls
22/05/19 09:58 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
German bank told by BaFin to fix backlogs and strengthen staffing

» Capitol Report: Get infrastructure money from corporations, columnist says | Officers object to Trump plan to pardon troops accused of war crimes
22/05/19 09:56 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The wealthy and big corporations need to contribute significantly to the potential infrastructure overhaul, says an op-ed writer. Meanwhile, military officers say don’t pardon service members implicated in war crimes.

» Charts suggest there could be a bull market in gold after eight lean years
22/05/19 09:55 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Trend-line resistance has been overcome, and trend-line support has been affirmed, says Sven Henrich.

» Why Target Was One of the Best Retailers in Q1
22/05/19 09:50 from 24/7 Wall St.
Target released better than expected fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday.

» Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard
22/05/19 09:48 from Reuters: Technology
A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook, Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints.

» 3 Most Compelling Reasons To Bet Tesla Stock Could Plunge 95%
22/05/19 09:48 from Forbes - Markets
Analysts are publishing worst case scenarios for Tesla stock -- seeing it down as much as 95% -- hinged on weaker than expected demand and a confidence spiral. Should you buy puts?

» Deutsche Bank Says Software to Detect Money Laundering Had a Bug
22/05/19 09:44 from NYT > Business Day
The bank’s acknowledgment that faulty software had been used to screen transactions for suspicious activity came a day before executives prepared to face restive investors at an annual meeting.

» Deutsche Bank Says Software to Detect Money Laundering Had a Bug
22/05/19 09:44 from NYT > Business Day
The bank’s acknowledgment that faulty software had been used to screen transactions for suspicious activity came a day before executives prepared to face restive investors at an annual meeting.

» Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog
22/05/19 09:44 from Reuters: Business News
Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter.

» Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog
22/05/19 09:44 from Reuters: Technology
Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter.

» This Ultra-Cheap Stock Could Be About To Start Paying Dividends. Time To Buy!
22/05/19 09:43 from Forbes - Markets
Could this bargain stock be about to charge higher? Certainly so, in this writer's opinion, if dividends come back to life in the coming days.

» Apple/Tesla: M&A and heartbreak
22/05/19 09:39 from FT.com - IT
Woe betide he, who forgets EV.

» Wall Street opens lower on worries of escalating trade war
22/05/19 09:39 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company raised fears of an escalation in trade tensions, with the S&P 500 also dragged down by losses in chipmaker Qualcomm and h...

» Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules
22/05/19 09:33 from NYT > Business Day
A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling.

» London Markets: London markets climb as end of May era looms
22/05/19 09:33 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The flagging prospects of Theresa May’s deal may bring an end to the Brexit deadlock

» Need to Know: Rare bullish S&P 500 move that has occurred only 16 times in the past 70 years is flashing green
22/05/19 09:31 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Our chart of the day, from Chris Ciovacco, founder and chief executive officer of Ciovacco Capital Management, cites a rare technical moves that points to two more years of gains for the S&P 500.

» Retail Rampage: Earnings From Big Stores Dominate Picture, With Guidance Cuts A Concern
22/05/19 09:31 from Forbes - Markets
The big batch of retail earnings this week is decidedly mixed, with a fresh batch today. Target looked impressive, but Lowe’s and Nordstrom not so much. Concern is growing about guidance cuts, and it looks like at least one retailer migh...

» The Fed: What’s next for the Fed? Wall Street to sift for clues in recap of last FOMC get-together
22/05/19 09:27 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Is the Federal Reserve inching closer to cutting U.S. interest rates? And how long will the central bank continue to tolerate low inflation? Wall Street hopes to glean answers to these questions and more when a summary of the Fed’s last ...

» Saddled with student debt and high rents, millennials take haggling to a new, audacious level
22/05/19 09:24 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Millennials are coping with rising student debts, a cost-prohibitive housing market and stagnant wages.

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