November’s big jobs report could spark a major market sell-off, Invesco warns

November’s big jobs report could spark a major market sell-off, Invesco warns

Spencer Platt | Getty Images Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 10, 2018 in New York City.  The issue has hurt the market in the past. Last February, a higher than expected wage growth number panicked Wall Street. It sent the 10-Year Treasury yield above 3 percent…
Why December’s ugly stock market is very bad news for California’s finances

Why December’s ugly stock market is very bad news for California’s finances

December's ugly stock market is very bad news for California's finances. That's because the state's top 1 percent of personal income tax earners — roughly 164,000 tax returns — generate about half of the personal income taxes in California. A good chunk of the income from the wealthy comes from capital gains and stock options…
Trump orders the FBI to conduct supplemental investigation into Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

Trump orders the FBI to conduct supplemental investigation into Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

Zach Gibson | Getty Images Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill September 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump said Friday that he had ordered the FBI to conduct a "supplemental investigation" into an allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court…
Japan’s central bank keeps policy steady, sticks to rosy economic view

Japan’s central bank keeps policy steady, sticks to rosy economic view

Kiyoshi Ota| Bloomberg | Getty Images Pedestrians walk past the Bank of Japan (BOJ) headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday and maintained its optimistic view on the economy, even as escalating global trade frictions clouded the outlook. In a widely expected move,…
Wall Street’s top pot analyst loves Cronos deal for Altria: ‘Unique entry into cannabis’

Wall Street’s top pot analyst loves Cronos deal for Altria: ‘Unique entry into cannabis’

Wall Street's top marijuana analyst likes Marlboro maker Altria's $1.8 billion investment in Canadian pot company Cronos Group, telling clients the move represents a "unique entry into cannabis." Cronos's emphasis on rare cannabinoids will likely prove valuable for Altria as it looks to diversify away from tobacco and into up-and-coming markets like e-cigarettes and marijuana,…
Hillary Clinton tells Europe to curb immigration and stop populism

Hillary Clinton tells Europe to curb immigration and stop populism

Matthew Horwood | Getty Images Hillary Clinton at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on October 15, 2017 in Cheltenham, England. European leaders should push for greater control over immigration in order to deal with the rise of right-wing politics, according to former Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton. "I think Europe needs to get a handle on…
A woman shared her tragic story of how social media kept targeting her with baby ads after she had a stillbirth

A woman shared her tragic story of how social media kept targeting her with...

At one of the saddest times of her life, Gillian Brockell kept seeing ads on social media that twisted the knife in her wound. In an open letter posted to Twitter and addressed to "Tech Companies," the Washington Post opinion video editor says she continued to be targeted with motherhood ads after learning that her…
Why now could be the best time to make a career move — and the 3 tips to consider first

Why now could be the best time to make a career move — and...

First thing's first: When thinking about applying for a new job, evaluate your current situation and figure out why you're looking for a change. That could be because of the company culture, the work itself, your compensation or something else entirely. "Make sure you know why you're making the move and it's not just about…
Papa John’s shares plunge on WSJ report that Trian is no longer looking at company

Papa John’s shares plunge on WSJ report that Trian is no longer looking at...

Trian Fund Management has decided not to pursue an acquisition of Papa John's, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, sending shares of the pizza chain down 14 percent. Other potential buyers are only interested in acquiring a stake of the company, said the report, which cited people familiar with the matter. Papa John's ousted…
Watch: Trump holds press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda amid controversy over Brett Kavanaugh nomination

Watch: Trump holds press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda amid controversy over Brett...

[The stream is slated to start at 2:10 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] President Donald Trump is expected to hold a joint press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House on Tuesday. The trip marks Duda's first official visit to…

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