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Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

Wall Street veteran Peter Boockvar predicts an epic crash will hit the cryptocurrency market. He isn’t sure if it’ll come to a grinding halt or be a slow and steady drop — but he says it’s coming. Boockvar, chief investment officer at Bleakley Advisory Group, is certain crypto is in a giant bubble, and the […]

Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

President Donald Trump has been so disappointed with Wilbur Ross’s performance as Commerce secretary that he has humiliated him in meetings, ripping the former Wall Street investor’s inability to secure satisfying trade deals, Axios reported Sunday, citing sources. “Your understanding of trade is terrible. Your deals are no good. No good,” Trump told Ross, according […]

Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

Stock futures fell on Sunday as the U.S. government remained shut down. Dow Jones industrial average futures declined 32 points and briefly fell as much as 101 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures drop 3 points and 5 points, respectively. The U.S. government shut down Saturday after a bill that would’ve kept government funded […]

Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

Asian markets looked set to open for trade slightly higher on Monday as investors kept an eye on political developments in the U.S. after a government shutdown began last week. Meanwhile, the euro and pound both traded higher following weekend political moves. The U.S. government shutdown continued for a second day yet there were some […]

Tess Torelli January 21, 2018

Sportswear giant Nike has signed its second major wind power agreement with Avangrid Renewables. The deal is for 86 megawatts of wind power from the Karankawa Wind Farm in Bee and San Patricio counties in Texas. Avangrid Renewables is a subsidiary of energy and utility business Avangrid and part of the Iberdrola Group. “This agreement […]

Tess Torelli January 21, 2018

London housing has become less attractive for investors as they see limited room for prices to pick up in the U.K.’s expensive capital city, according to analysts. Brexit and higher taxes to purchase a house have also increased concerns over investment opportunities in London, with investors considering opportunities elsewhere. “There seems limited scope for price […]

Tess Torelli January 21, 2018

A former CIA officer who was arrested last week under the suspicion of spying for China is also suspected of compromising American spies in Russia, NBC News reported Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter. NBC News, citing multiple former and current government officials, said a FBI-CIA task force probing the case concluded that the […]

Tess Torelli January 21, 2018

Bettman Collection | Getty Images Susan Denise Atkins, (left), Patricia Krenwinkel and Leslie Van Houten,(right), laugh after receiving the death sentence for their part in the Tate-LaBianca killing at the order of Charles Manson. The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles […]

Tess Torelli January 21, 2018

Even before the official deadline for Congress to keep the government open passed at 12:01 a.m. ET Saturday, the White House had put out a statement blaming the shutdown on Democrats — “obstructionist losers.” The statement, attributed to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, declared that the White House would not “negotiate the status of unlawful […]