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Activity, Trading

Earnings Outlook: Visa and Mastercard earnings: Will the card networks get back on the same path?

April 24, 2018

Via: Market Watch

For years, Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. were viewed as somewhat indistinguishable, both benefiting from the same gradual shift toward card-based payments. Recently, however, they’ve started to move apart. Mastercard MA, +0.81% shares are up 54% over the past 12 […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Macroeconomic, Trading

Chances of a fourth rate hike this year just took a big jump higher

April 23, 2018

Via: CNBC

The market is finally coming around to the idea that the Federal Reserve this year will be raising interest rates a total of four times. Though some big forecasting firms on Wall Street for months have been predicting a more […]


Activity, Investment banking, Trading

Embrace these 5 unloved investments, says Morningstar

April 18, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Russian stocks anyone? Or how about the underperforming European telecom sector? Maybe even some U.S. Treasurys? With investors shaken after weeks of geopolitical uncertainty, Morningstar Investment Management has compiled a list of unloved investments, including the ones above, that could […]


Activity, Investment banking, Trading

Six good reasons for investors to consider buying bank stocks

April 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Stock market volatility presents opportunities to buy stocks or ETFs on a dip in prices. Many investors have been focused on buying popular technology stocks such as Amazon AMZN, +1.41% Facebook FB, +0.71% and Netflix NFLX, +7.07% In our analysis […]


Activity, Business banking, Products, Trading

JP Morgan shares rise as first-quarter profit easily tops expectations

April 13, 2018

Via: CNBC

J.P. Morgan Chase on Friday reported first-quarter earnings that beat on both the top and bottom line, although trading revenue growth remained light. Here’s what the company reported versus expectations: — Earnings of $2.37 a share vs. an estimated $2.28 […]


Activity, Trading

Stocks rise in latest volatile session, Trump tweets Syria attack may not be imminent

April 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, in the latest example of both heavy day-to-day volatility and market movements being directed by the latest headlines and tweets coming from the White House. Geopolitical issues remained at the forefront for Wall Street, although […]


Activity, Trading

Global trading system is at risk of being ‘torn apart,’ warns IMF’s Lagarde

April 11, 2018

Via: CNBC

The globalized system that has transformed the world over the last generation is at risk of being completely dismantled amid aggressive turns toward protectionism, warned International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde during a speech at the Asia Global […]


Activity, Investment banking, Trading

Goldman shares to jump nearly 20% the next 12 months as rates rise, investment banking booms: Bernstein

April 10, 2018

Via: CNBC

Investors should buy Goldman Sachs stock as rising interest rates and rebounding revenue put the bank in the “early innings” of a new growth story, according to Bernstein. Investment banking, management and lending have overtaken trading as the firm’s leading […]


Activity, Trading

Earnings Season Is Here Again: How You Should Trade Bank Stocks

April 10, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Once upon a time, I used to fancy myself a trader that focused on the financials. As a professional, I morphed into other arenas by necessity. The tech space became my darling, After that, it became aerospace and defense that […]


Activity, Insurance, Trading

Humana, health insurer shares surge on Walmart’s potential bid

April 2, 2018

Via: CNBC

Major health insurance stocks rose across the board Monday, the first day of trading since reports revealed Walmart has discussed an acquisition of Humana. Shares of Humana jumped 7 percent. Shares of Anthem, UnitedHealth and Medicaid-provider Centene were up 1.4 […]