Market & Finance News


Wed 26 Nov  - Top toys: Hasbro is way cooler than Mattel
Investors love Hasbro and hate Mattel. A trip to a toy store shows why.

Wed 26 Nov  - Becoming wealthy is easier than 'experts' say
The secret to making a lot of money is to save a lot and invest over many years.

Wed 17 Sep  - Meet CNNMoney's Tech 30 stock index
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Wed 26 Nov  - The $3,500 Butterball turkey stock
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Wed 26 Nov  - Black Friday bargain: Airline stocks
Airlines are a notoriously difficult industry for investors, but these stocks have been soaring and that's unlikely to stop.

Wed 26 Nov  - Don't panic! OPEC not ready to reverse oil price slide
Wealthy Gulf oil producing countries are in a strong position ahead of the OPEC meeting -- unlike Russia, they're not worrying about prices yet.

Wed 26 Nov  - Opening stores on Thanksgiving doesn't boost sales
More retailers start their deals on Thanksgiving, but it's merely shifted some customers from Black Friday to Thursday.

Wed 26 Nov  - Tetley insures taste buds of its $1.6 million 'tea tester'
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Wed 26 Nov  - Stocks: 4 things to know before the open
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Tue 25 Nov  - 2015: The ho-hum year for stocks?
Wall Street stock pickers tend to be a very bullish bunch, but so far they sound pretty timid about 2015.

Tue 25 Nov  - Stock market gems: Tiffany and Signet surge
Shares of Tiffany and Signet -- owner of Kay, Jared and Zales -- have been glittery all year long. A good sign for the holidays?

Tue 25 Nov  - Apple now worth a whopping $700 billion
Apple widened its lead at the most valuable company on the planet Tuesday.

Tue 25 Nov  - Big investors' war on coal
KLP, Norway's largest pension fund manager, is the latest to divest from coal companies.

Tue 25 Nov  - Russians buying up high-end London property
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Mon 24 Nov  - Timber! Why the rich are buying trees
Forget stocks and bonds, the 1% are buying up land, especially timber plots.

Mon 24 Nov  - Investors try to profit from Ferguson
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Tue 25 Nov  - Stocks: 5 things to know before the open
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Tue 25 Nov  - Fail! Twitter CFO sends errant tweet about a potential acquisition
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Mon 24 Nov  - RadioShack still stuck in the 1980s
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Mon 24 Nov  - China is not finished with rate cuts
China's central bank surprised investors last week with its first rate cut in more than two years. But get used to that -- analysts say more cuts are in the pipeline.


Mon 24 Nov  - European stocks gain on Draghi’s stimulus hints
[at MarketWatch] - European stocks and bonds are still encouraged by hints of further stimulus from the ECB, even though strong German business sentiment data may diminish expectations for immediate action.










Sun 16 Nov  - Factbox - The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect scheme
[Reuters] - HONG KONG (Reuters) - WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE SCHEME? The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect scheme gives China a controlled mechanism to open up its equity capital markets, allowing foreigners to access ...

Mon 10 Nov  - Investors look east to China trading link
[at CNBC] - Asian indexes rallied on news that a link between Shanghai and Hong Kong's exchanges will move forward, opening the $2 trillion market fully to foreign investment.

Mon 10 Nov  - Stocks overvalued by 100% or a new secular bull market?
[at MarketWatch] - Critical intelligence before the U.S. market opens

Sun 09 Nov  - All aboard: China-HK stock 'train' set for launch
[at CNBC] - The launch date for the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect is set for November 17, the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) said on Monday, clearing uncertainty over the highly anticipated cross-border ...


Thu 06 Nov  - Tokyo stocks fall as dollar moves prompt profit-taking
[at MarketWatch] - Stocks in Tokyo fall Thursday, snapping a five-day winning streak, as a volatile dollar has investors taking profits in exporters and other yen-sensitive shares.