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Bank of America has found the formula for a market meltdown — and we're dangerously close

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has identified a series of thresholds that need to be breached in order for the market to see a correction. The indicators in question include GDP, wage inflation, 10-year Treasury yields, and the S&P 500 equity index. BAML has repeatedly warned against investor overexuberance. Show More Summary

Larry Fink, CEO of $6.3 trillion manager BlackRock, just sent a warning letter to CEOs everywhere (BLK)

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink on Tuesday sent a letter to CEOs of public companies outlining his expectation that they start accounting for their effect on society. BlackRock, a $6.3 trillion asset manager, is doubling the size of its investor-stewardship...Show More Summary

YouTube is setting up an 'Intelligence Desk' to weed out dicey content before it raises bigger brand safety concerns

YouTube is setting up an "Intelligence Desk" to weed out dicey content before it spirals out of control and brands get involved. The move is the latest in a series of efforts by the company to win back advertiser trust. Earlier thisShow More Summary

Amazon is rising after hiking the price of a monthly Prime membership (AMZN)

Amazon's stock price rose on Friday after it announced it was increasing its monthly subscription fees. Amazon Prime memberships are a crucial part of the company's ecommerce empire because they represent loyal customers who spend the...Show More Summary

Nike is gearing up for a comeback in the US (NKE)

Nike is working to speed up its manufacturing and lower costs, which has put it in a good place in the tough athletic apparel market. The company has turned around sales in the US and could see faster growth because of its direct-to-consumer...Show More Summary

Atlassian's stock has doubled in the last year — but its president says the Australian tech company has lots of room to grow (TEAM)

In the wake of Atlassian's latest earnings report, company president Jay Simons spoke with Business Insider. Although its stock dipped Thursday, Atlassian has had a lot of good news lately — its share price nearly doubled in the last...Show More Summary

American Express falls despite earnings beat (AXP)

Shares of credit card provider American Express fell more than 2% after the closing bell on Thursday despite reporting earnings that exceeded Wall Street expectations. A previously disclosed $2.6 billion tax charge resulted in the company's first loss in 26 years. Show More Summary

Goldman Sachs says Walmart is 'in control of its own destiny' despite retail's troubles (WMT)

Walmart's stock jumped after Goldman Sachs upgraded the company to "Buy" from "Neutral." Goldman added Walmart to its "Americas Conviction List," a group of the bank's favorite stocks to buy. Goldman said that Walmart will be a big beneficiary...Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Morgan Stanley beats on fourth-quarter earnings despite big hit to trading revenues. The firm reported adjusted earnings of $0.84 a share, exceeding the consensus analyst estimate of $0.77 a share. Apple appears to be bringing nearly $245 billion home from overseas. Show More Summary

Lindsey Graham is the first GOP senator to come out against the Republican bill to avoid a shutdown — throwing the fight into flux

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters on Wednesday that he is "not going to vote for" the GOP's current government funding strategy. Graham said that the idea a funding bill is going pass without a solution to the Deferred Action...Show More Summary

Chains like McDonald's and Freshii are lining up to profit from Subway's downward spiral

Subway closed more than 900 locations in the US in 2017, amid franchisee reports of declining traffic and sales. Fast-casual chain Freshii wrote an open letter to Subway franchisees, calling for some of them to swap their allegianceShow More Summary

China is a huge reason to be bullish on Apple, says Morgan Stanley (AAPL)

Morgan Stanley is very bullish on Apple because of positive signs for iPhone sales in China. However, a report from the country Wednesday points to a discounted iPhone X as a sign of sluggish smartphone demand. Apple's iPhone X is aShow More Summary

Celgene is reportedly in talks to buy a $5.5 billion cancer drugmaker

Celgene is in talks to acquire Juno Therapeutics, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. If the deal materializes, it'd be the second in 2018 for the biotech giant, which has been under pressure from investors. Juno is known for...Show More Summary

CREDIT SUISSE: There are 3 reasons why an activist investor could be interested in Lowe's (LOW, HD)

News that activist investor D.E. Shaw wants a potentially larger stake in Lowe's has caused its shares to climb. Seth Sigman, an analyst at Credit Suisse, sees additional upside for the home retailer, as there are three things that make...Show More Summary

Citigroup climbs after beating expectations despite a $22 billion tax hit (C, JPM, WFC, PNC, BAC, COF, STI, KEY, GS, MS, BBT)

Citigroup's stock climbed after reporting strong earnings that beat analysts' expectations. The major banks are expected to post some losses after provisions in the new tax law. Shares of the major banks were up in pre-market trading. View...Show More Summary

Here comes Citi ... (C)

Citigroup is set to release fourth-quarter results at 8 am Tuesday. Analysts are expecting the bank to report adjusted earnings of $1.19 a share, as well as revenue of $17.25 billion. Wall Street is also expecting a noisy quarter for...Show More Summary

Telegram is looking to raise more than $1.2 billion in a blockbuster ICO

Telegram, the messaging app, is developing a blockchain platform to rival bitcoin and ethereum. It is looking to raise at least $1.2 billion to develop its so-called TON platform and cryptocurrency called Grams. It would be the largest...Show More Summary

California's pain could be Colorado's gain as VCs shift investments outside Silicon Valley

It's become ever more expensive for venture capitalists to invest in California-based startups. So VC are increasingly investing in startups based in states other than California. Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Florida all have emerging...Show More Summary

Fast-food chains are slashing dozens of items from menus — and it reveals a massive shift in the industry (DNKN)

Restaurants including Dunkin' Donuts, Chili's, and Sonic are cutting dozens of items from their menus. "We have a lot of items that probably needed to be culled," Dunkin' Brands' CEO told Business Insider. Casual and family dining chains,...Show More Summary

Tesla is about to suffer the same fate as Ford (GM, F, TSLA)

In the 20th century, General Motors outcompeted Ford. Ford was the early innovator, but GM was able to improve on Ford's achievements to become dominant. The same dynamic is now playing out between GM and Tesla, with electric cars and autonomous vehicles. About a century ago, give or take a decade, the Ford Motor Company was the American carmaker. Show More Summary

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