Tess Torelli January 11, 2018

Saudi Aramco is working to secure billions of dollars in cheap loans from banks seeking to strengthen their ties with the oil giant before its stock listing, banking and export credit agency (ECA) sources said. Citigroup (Citi), Standard Chartered and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation were advising on the transactions, which two sources said could raise […]

Tess Torelli January 11, 2018

A U.S. judge blocked President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday from ending a program that shielded from deportation children brought to the United States illegally by their parents. Trump decided in September to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. U.S. District Judge William Alsup ruled in San Francisco on Tuesday the […]

Tess Torelli January 11, 2018

Activision Blizzard is making a big bet on esports, kicking off the inaugural season of its Overwatch League on Wednesday night. While it may take a while to see an impact on the company’s bottom line, CEO Bobby Kotick told Giftofaservant there has already been a lot of excitement surrounding the league. “It’s a ways […]

Vinnyd January 10, 2018

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Tess Torelli January 10, 2018

Even a big discount needs an eye-catching ad campaign. Ikea’s new magazine ad is trying to catch something else. Award-winning Swedish advertising agency Akestam Holst created an ad for Scandinavian furniture giant that doubles as a pregnancy test, Adweek reported Wednesday. The ad encourages women to dab urine on a modified pregnancy test strip included […]

Tess Torelli January 10, 2018

ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images Anti-North Korea activists stage a demonstration in Seoul on January 9, 2018 after North Korea said it was willing to send athletes and a high-level delegation to the forthcoming Winter Olympics. Historically, sports diplomacy tends to produce temporary gains “so, we might see a short-term improvement in conditions on the Korean peninsula, […]

Tess Torelli January 10, 2018

Where 10-year yields go from here will be a major determinant for all investors in both equities and credit (which as an asset class has also benefited from record inflows). Arguably though, what matters more for the real economy and for the growth trajectory is what actually happens to U.S. real yields (the nominal yield […]