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Calm the iPhone 8 buzz, Apple analyst warns

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:06:22 GMT

The excitement surrounding the iPhone 8 may be getting too high(image)



MarketWatch First Take: The revised Verizon-Yahoo deal puts liability on Altaba

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:57:42 GMT

The revised deal between Verizon Communications Inc. and Yahoo Inc. may give Altaba another reason to exist beyond holding a bunch of cash and stock. But it isn’t a good reason.(image)



The Wall Street Journal: Activist investor Starboard grabs stake in Tribune Media

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:42:27 GMT

Hedge fund Starboard Value LP has opened a 6.6% stake in Tribune Media Co.(image)



The Number One: Bill Gates supposedly has long way to go to catch the real richest man in the world

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:06:31 GMT

Coming in at around $86 billion, Bill Gates has ridden his Microsoft fortune straight to the top of the Forbes list of the world’s richest men. Then again, the business magazine doesn’t take into account the likes of Vladimir Putin.(image)



The Wall Street Journal: Court rules against Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac investors

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:59:22 GMT

A federal appeals court ruling Tuesday barred most legal claims by investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac who alleged the U.S. government illegally seized billions of dollars from the firms, leaving shareholders with limited room to pursue some claims for monetary damages.(image)



The Wall Street Journal: Magic Johnson takes over as Lakers president

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:57:32 GMT

Only two days away from Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, the Los Angeles Lakers replaced one of the most successful executives in franchise history, Mitch Kupchak, with one of its greatest players, Earvin “Magic” Johnson.(image)



Market Extra: Sovereign bond yield spreads signal nervousness

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:50:54 GMT

Despite record levels in global stock markets and low levels of implied volatility, there is a lot of nervousness among investors and nowhere it is more apparent than in sovereign bond yield spreads(image)



Here’s one way (and one way only) Roger Federer’s retirement planning is like yours

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:15:11 GMT

The tennis star plans to play until he is at least 38.(image)



The stock market is winning so much, investors are thinking Nasdaq 6,000

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:05:14 GMT

Wall Street stocks are winning—big league. But investors don’t appear to be hitting an exhaustion point, with the Nasdaq Composite Index mounting so steady an ascent into the stratosphere that Nasdaq 6,000 is legitimately on the table.(image)



NewsWatch: The stock market is winning so much, investors are thinking Nasdaq 6,000

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:00:11 GMT

Wall Street stocks are winning—big league. But investors don’t appear to be hitting an exhaustion point, with the Nasdaq Composite Index mounting so steady an ascent into the stratosphere that Nasdaq 6,000 is legitimately on the table.(image)