Category: Financial Markets

Financial Markets News: tweets CRASH TWITTER STOCK

Bad enough that Selerity Corp. leaked Twitter (TWTR)’s earnings results and tanked the company’s stock earlier this week, but to add insult to injury, they did it via tweet. Selerity Corp., a company with a “special knack” for accessing unpublished, sensitive information and making it public, tweeted Twitter’s own earnings results about an hour before […]

May 1, 2015 | More

Financial Markets News: why THIS LUXE BRAND is losing its luster

Michael Kors (KORS) has dominated the fashion industry via the financial markets for years now, but lately the ubiquitous brand has been underperforming. In recent months, share values fell 37 percent and Morgan Stanley removed KORS from its “Best Ideas” list[1]. Even worse, the company itself recently admitted that it has a “weak outlook for […]

April 28, 2015 | More

Financial Markets News: analyst warns: Google’s EVIL EMPIRE

“Don’t let the geeky façade, whimsical multicolored logo, and ‘don’t be evil’ mantra fool you. Google may well be the most sinister threat and wicked incarnation of [corporate villain] of them all.” So begins Fox Business columnist Steve Tobak in his argument for why Google (GOOG) is the “new evil empire.” Tobak argues that the […]

April 27, 2015 | 5 Comments More

Financial Markets News: MORE FLASH CRASHES coming

Last fall, the financial markets experienced a “flash crash” during which treasury yields slid as much as 33 basis points before stabilizing. Mathematically, this was likely to happen only about every 1.6 billion years. However, warned Federal Reserve Bank of New York official Simon Potter, in reality, that once-in-a-billion-years event is likely to repeat itself […]

April 17, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Financial Markets News: the MARKET DROP is coming

If you’re watching just the numbers in the financial markets these days, you’re probably feeling pretty good. However, if you are analyzing market sector performance, you might see a bear heading your way. According to MarketWatch analyst Mark Hulbert, “The sectors with the best year-to-date returns are among those that typically lead the market prior […]

April 13, 2015 | More