Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:56 PM EST
Bloomberg - 2 hour ago
Asian stocks declined with U.S. equity index futures as investors worried surging bond yields after the Federal Reserve’s latest comments on the economy will test equity valuations. The yen advanced for the first time in five days.
What Happened in the Stock Market Today Fox News
Tokyo stocks open lower on U.S. shares' retreat after Fed minutes Xinhua
The Daily Prophet: Stock Traders Surrender to a Hawkish Fed Bloomberg
Montreal Gazette - 4 hours ago
This is its strongest annualized return since 2014, when it generated an annual return of 12% or $23.8 billion.
Qantas posts record half-year profits BBC News
Focus: NZME posts $21m profit NZ Herald
Qantas posts $607 million first-half profit Australian Broadcasting Corp
Houston Chronicle - 34 minutes ago
The state of Mississippi on Wednesday awarded a tax break worth up to $6 million for a hotel project involving the Trump family business, a public subsidy that could indirectly benefit President Donald Trump. The board of the Mississippi Development Authority approved the tourism tax rebate, which had been requested by the development's local owners, Dinesh and Suresh Chawla. The Trump Organization will brand and manage the hotel and collect fees from the Chawlas for doing so.
Photograph shows Trump's talking points for listening session on gun violence Boston Globe
Company run by Trump associate has received $75,000 from RNC Washington Post
I Am Not Wasting My Time Reading Trump's Budget. Nor Should You. Jordan Weissmann Feb 12, 2018 1:49 PM Slate
U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday, erasing an early gain, as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields. Bond yields climbed to their highest level in four years after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its latest policy meeting. The minutes showed bullish sentiment among policymakers, confirming their intention to raise interest rates this year. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose sharply after the minutes came out, touching 2.
Bond Market Guide to Trading When 10-Year Treasury Yields Hit 3% Bloomberg
What Emerging-Market Bulls Say About a 3% Treasury Yield Bloomberg
Spike in bond yields upends US stock market rally Boston Globe
Fox News - 16 minutes ago
Investigation determines that his behavior was “inconsistent with the company’s code of conduct.”
Ford ousts chief of North American unit for 'inappropriate... Houston Chronicle
Ford ousts top executive over 'inappropriate behavior' Times of India
Ford's US president leaves after inappropriate behaviour Telegraph UK
Australian Broadcasting Corp
Australian Broadcasting Corp - 1 hour ago
When Malcolm Turnbull and the who's who of Australian business meet with Donald Trump this week, corporate tax will be high on the agenda.
$200 million tax cut plan heads to Idaho Senate Washington Times
Americans Haven't Noticed Trump's Tax Cut in Their PaychecksProbably Because There Isn't Much to Notice Jordan Weissmann Slate
Disney workers accuse company of withholding their Trump tax-cut bonuses Washington Post
New York Times
New York Times - 1 hour ago
The Fed has gained confidence the economy is strong enough to continue raising interest rates, according to the minutes of its most recent meeting.
Venezuela Launches Virtual Currency, Hoping to Resuscitate Economy Government officials are hoping to spur vitally needed imports like food and medicine and, perhaps, give investors a way of skirting American sanctions. By KIRK SEMPLE and NATHANIEL POPPER New York Times
IBM declares it's the 'backbone of the world's economy' Register UK
Shopping in the digital economy Australian Broadcasting Corp
Bloomberg - 4 hours ago
Hennes & Mauritz AB shares plunged 33 percent in 2017, marking their worst year since the beginning of this century. But short trading data shows hedge funds are expecting the Swedish fashion retailer to keep falling.
Hedge Fund Manager Palomba Leaves Citadel After Losses Bloomberg
Ruthless U.S. hedge fund targets City tech firm Fidessa in 1.4bn takeover deal Daily Mail
MARKET REPORT: Britain's most famous fund manager Neil Woodford loses 28m as ANOTHER bet turns sour Daily Mail
South China Morning Post
South China Morning Post - 5 hours ago
A view that Beijing’s approach to governing could impede growth collides with a claim that the country is on the right path to prosperity
China at rest: what Lunar New Year looks like through WeChat South China Morning Post
China Construction Bank Seen as Pick for BlackRock, Goldman Bloomberg
China's Cinema Boom Returns as Holiday Box-Office Sets Record Bloomberg
As Treasury Pain Goes On, China's Traders Lick Their Wounds Bloomberg
What Happens When China's Steel Curbs End? Here's BHP's Take Bloomberg
Why China has yet to catch the global responsible investing wave South China Morning Post
New York Times - 5 hours ago
How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health.
WeChat report reveals New Year holiday trends Xinhua
Niles North High School evacuated on report of a bomb threat: officials Chicago Tribune
Tim Cook would end quarterly earnings reports if he were 'king' New York Post
The hunger: Venezuelans report big weight losses Drop average of 24 pounds, as 90 percent now in poverty WND
What's Wrong With Garmin Ltd.'s Fourth-Quarter Report? Fox News
Nowitzki 'disgusted' by report of hostile workplace for Mavs Star Tribune
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