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GOLDMAN SACHS: This should be a good year for stock-pickers, and it's great news for us (GS)

Stop me if you've heard this before: It's going to be the year of the active picker. It's not hard to find Wall Streeters who are both bullish on the market, and bullish on active managers' ability to beat it. After a rough few years...Show More Summary

MORGAN STANLEY: These 3 restaurant stocks could be crushed by the return of food inflation (CAKE, RRGB, BLMN)

Falling food prices will soon be history, and restaurants could get crushed as prices rise, according to Morgan Stanley. "As a percentage of company-operated restaurant sales," said an analyst team led by John Glass, "food costs declined...Show More Summary

STOCKS SLIP: Here's what you need to know

Stocks slipped slightly in trading on Thursday. The Dow and S&P 500 indexes were in the red after a rash of US economic data and the release of President Trump's budget for the next fiscal year, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq just barely...Show More Summary

Trump’s climate skepticism could be the biggest threat to US national security

One thing is clear from President Donald Trump’s budget proposal: he really does think climate change is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese to slow America’s mighty economy.  Nevermind that China, now dealing with the very real effects...Show More Summary

Goldman CEO just issued a defence of his firm's tradition of sending people to government

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein dedicated a portion of his annual letter to defending his firm's tradition of sending alumni to government positions. "Gary was not the first person from Goldman Sachs to join the government, and we hope and expect that he will not be the last," Blankfein wrote of Gary Cohn, his former no. Show More Summary

PETA bought into Canada Goose's IPO in order to protest the company's use of fur (GOOS)

The animal rights activist organization PETA says it bought into Canada Goose's initial public offering Thursday in order to protest the company's use of fur and goose down. The Canadian luxury retailer priced its IPO at $12.78 a share...Show More Summary

TRUMP: 'I want to cut the hell out of taxes'

Throughout his campaign and on numerous occasions during his first few months in office, President Donald Trump has promised to deliver tax cuts to both corporate America and everyday people. "I want to cut the hell out of taxes," Trump said at a rally in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday evening. Show More Summary

TRUDEAU: NAFTA has led to 'a lot of great jobs for a whole lot of people'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau argued in a recent interview that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been positive for jobs on both sides of the border. "NAFTA's been... improved a dozen times over the past 20 years," he said in an interview with NBC News' Tom Brokaw. Show More Summary

The Fed's latest rate hike is going to hit your wallet soon

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve lifted its fed funds rate for the second time in just three months and markets responded nearly immediately. Less immediate is the impact it could have on your wallet. Most simply, the fed funds rate...Show More Summary

Here comes Philly Fed ...

The Philadelphia Fed's manufacturing business outlook survey for March is expected to be released today at 8:30 a.m. ET. The reading crushed expectations in February, coming in at 43.3 against economists' expectations of 18 and up from...Show More Summary

A letter bomb exploded at the International Monetary Fund offices in Paris and injured 1 person

A letter exploded when it was opened at the offices in central Paris of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday and slightly injured an executive assistant's face and hands, a police source said. According to the first elements of...Show More Summary

'That's kind of a goofy question': Paul Ryan won't answer whether Obamacare replacement bill will pass House

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday suggested it was too early to speculate whether the American Health Care Act, the GOP's bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, will pass the Republican-controlled House of Representatives. Asked whether...Show More Summary

RANKED: The 14 countries that are the most optimistic about the future

Parents want their children to live in a better world than the one they grew up in. But today's slow-growing global economy has people across the world less certain that tomorrow's economy will provide a solid foundation for the next...Show More Summary

Here's how the market responded to the Fed's decision to raise rates

The US central bank announced March 15 that it has decided to raise its benchmark interest rate to a target of 0.75% to 1%. It also hinted at more rate hikes down the road. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen said the main take-away...Show More Summary

Trump heads out on a 'Trumpcare' tour

President Donald Trump is hitting the road starting Wednesday to drum up support for the GOP's replacement of Obamacare, with strategic visits to states in the southern part of the US. The two campaign-like stops will try and win over...Show More Summary

Janet Yellen just made an unsettling admission about the economy

It didn't take long for Janet Yellen to rid investors of that rare feeling of predictability from the Fed. "The data have not notably strengthened," the Federal Reserve Chair said during her March 15 press conference after the central...Show More Summary

MORGAN STANLEY: It's too early to buy JetBlue (JBLU)

Shares of JetBlue Airways (JBLU ) are down almost 12% so far this year and Morgan Stanley says it's still not the time to buy. After a big post-election run, airline stocks have cooled since the beginning of March. An unexpected drop...Show More Summary

Robert Shiller on what a rate hike will do to asset prices and who Trump shouldn't put in charge of the fed

We sat down with Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Shiller at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. We asked him what a rate hike would do asset prices. He also gave us his thoughts on the more important question of who President Trump will choose as Fed chair. Show More Summary

YELLEN: 'The simple message is the economy is doing well'

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates to affirm the economy's strength, Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday. "The simple message is the economy is doing well," Yellen said during a press conference. "We have confidence in the robustness...Show More Summary

Treasurys surge after the Fed hikes (TLT, TBT)

US Treasury bonds are soaring after the Federal Reserve hiked its key interest rate to a range of 0.75% to 1% at Wednesday's meeting. The rate hike is the third by the Fed since December 2015 and has the central bank on a path to meet...Show More Summary

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