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Elon Musk taught every CEO a dangerous lesson today. Musk, CEO of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), tweeted today that "am considering taking Tesla private at $420, funding secured". Tesla stock prior close was...
As investors shrugged off the threat of an ongoing trade war Trump waged against almost the rest of the world, the broader stock market went into a really today with S&P 500 at its highest close...
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Legal Troubles Far From Over On Friday Facebook hit an all time high of over $203 a share, and all it took to run up the stock 5% or $11 in two days was an analyst upgrade, but...
The speculators are at it again in the oil market, pushing up prices beyond the fundamentals. Sure the market is tighter than it was two years ago, but one look at gasoline inventories tells you there...
The news out on Friday that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will focus more on the cheaper LCD (liquid-crystal displays) than the more expensive OLED (organic light-emitting diode) screens in its fall rollout of...
It was reported by Japan's Nikkei that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has warned suppliers that they need 20% fewer components for its upcoming IPhones, suggesting that demand is weaker than anticipated in the...
Everyone has piled into the same trade for long enough that we have an acronym for this herd mentality in FANG, then expanded to FAANG, and other derivatives, to include hot stocks like Microsoft and...
Tech Bubble 2.0
By EconMatters - Jun 06, 2018
Microsoft`s recent purchase of GitHub for for 7.5 Billion in stock tells us a couple of things about financial markets right now. Namely, the number being discussed for GitHub was around 3 Billion,...
This is the bubble of all bubble trades going on in financial markets and it is probably just about as good as it is going to get right now with a rate hike coming in two weeks. The Federal Reserve...
Calling it “a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made”, President Trump declared last Tuesday that the U.S. will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal made under the...