Market & Finance News

Mon 04 May  - McDonald's CEO promises better food
New McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook promised sirloin burgers and artisan grilled chicken sandwiches.

Mon 04 May  - Russia and China have had enough of western banking
President Vladimir Putin announced a new reserve fund for the BRICS nations that could attempt to rival the IMF.

Mon 04 May  - Problem: Investors are trading way too much
In the 1990s, people traded about 4 stocks a year. Now they trade over 17 a year. That's not necessarily better.

Mon 04 May  - Warren Buffett is my boss
What's it like to work for Warren Buffett? The CEOs of three Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries tell us.

Sun 03 May  - America's capsizing economy: Can it right the ship?
The U.S. economy and markets have been flat this year.

Sat 02 May  - Meet the other Oracle of Omaha
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Sun 03 May  - Berkshire's Charlie Munger on Baltimore: 'I've seen a lot of riots'
Warren Buffett's No. 2 speaks on the Baltimore unrest, home lending to the poor, the 2016 presidential race and succession at Berkshire Hathaway.

Sat 02 May  - Buffett grilled over predatory lending, layoffs and obesity
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Mon 04 May  - Stocks: 4 things to know before the open
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Sat 02 May  - Buffett fans splurge on ice cream, ketchup and bras
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Sat 02 May  - Move over, Manny. Buffett wants to fight Mayweather
The Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting movie had a great skit about Warren Buffett chalenging Floyd Mayweather to a fight,

Fri 01 May  - Stocks: 4 things to know before the open
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Fri 01 May  - Judge throws out United Airlines lawsuit against 22-year-old
Aktarer Zaman was sued by United Airlines for his website, which helps people find cheap flight tickets.

Fri 01 May  - American billionaire: Why I'm investing in Russia
David Bonderman, a private equity billionaire, thinks betting on Russia could be a smart move because the country is starving for capital and asset prices have tumbled.

Thu 30 Apr  - LinkedIn shares plunge 20%
Investors aren't liking what LinkedIn posted Thursday about business for the rest of the year. Here's a hint: It's going to be weaker than expected.

Thu 30 Apr  - Stock rout: Dow 2015 gains almost wiped out
The Dow dropped 220 points Friday, erasing all its gains in 2015.

Thu 30 Apr  - With the first pick of the stock draft, you select ...
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Fri 01 May  - Taser: 16 major U.S. cities now have police cameras
Taser reported a nearly 50% increase in sales of its wearable camera that many police departments are buying now.

Thu 30 Apr  - Play me baby one more time? Britney Spears stars in mobile game
Britney Spears will get her own mobile game ... and it's from the same company that has a hit Kim Kardashian game. It's also developing games for Kendall and Kylie Jenner as well as Katy Perry.

Thu 30 Apr  - Warren Buffett's gone cold. How his top 10 stocks are doing
The Oracle of Omaha is an investing legend. But several of Berkshire Hathaway's biggest investments are off to a lousy start in 2015. Will shareholders complain at the annual meeting in Omaha on Saturday?

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Mon 04 May  - Europe stocks firm as Wall St eyes record
[at Financial Times] - Monday 14:30 BST. US and European stocks are starting the week on the front foot after disappointing Chinese manufacturing data underpinned hopes in Asia for more stimulus by Beijing. Core sovereign bond ...

Mon 04 May  - Chinese shares close higher, recovering from earlier losses
[at MarketWatch] - The Shanghai Composite pulls back from an early fall after a reading of China’s manufacturing activity slowed more sharply than initially expected, a further sign the economy is flagging.

Mon 04 May  - Asian stocks recover as weak China PMI drive easing hopes
[at CNBC] - Asian stocks pared losses and edged up on Monday, as less-than-stellar data from China fueled bets that Beijing will unveil further support measures to prop up its stumbling economy.

Mon 04 May  - Has China dodged property Armageddon again?
[at CNBC] - Remember all those worries about a China property crash? Forget all that. Analysts are turning freshly positive on the mainland's listed property plays.

Sat 02 May  - China's Long Bull Run

Thu 30 Apr  - Asia stocks: Latest quotes
[at MarketWatch] - HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) down 0.3% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) closed for holiday ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite ...

Thu 30 Apr  - Asia stocks fall after weak U.S. data
[at MarketWatch] - Shares in Japan and Australia fall after U.S. economic growth shows a sharp slowdown in the first quarter.