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GM Cuts Bait From Europe, Could Exit Other Markets

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 2:01pm
General Motors CEO Mary Barra left the door open to future deals in car markets that are struggling to turn around.
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IBM, Maersk in Blockchain Tie-Up for Shipping Industry

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 1:54pm
IBM and Danish transport company Maersk said they were working together to digitize, manage, and track shipping transactions using blockchain technology.
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A Volatility-Reducing ETF Strategy Tapping Resurgent Developing World Stocks

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 1:15pm
The low volatility factor is one of the most accessible and popular factors in the world of exchange traded funds. Low volatility’s popularity and utility are not limited to U.S. stocks.In fact, there are avenues for investors to trim volatility with emerging markets equities. The low or minimum volatility strategy targets stocks that have lower…
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Big Biotech Reaches Important Technical Juncture

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:47am
After notching one of its worst annual performances in recent memory last year, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NasdaqGM: IBB), the largest biotechnology exchange traded fund by assets, has come roaring back in 2017 with a year-to-date gain of nearly 13%. Now the big biotechnology ETF finds itself at a critical technical point around the…
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Demand for Gold ETFs Increases Thanks to China, India

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:43am
Demand from countries outside the U.S. is often a pivotal factor for gold and the related exchange traded products, such as the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD). With that in mind, there could be some favorable demand catalysts on the horizon for the yellow metal. Gold has enjoyed greater demand in a low interest-rate environment…
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A Trump ETF Trade on Aerospace, Defense

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:37am
Aerospace and defense stocks and exchange traded funds have been one of the ultimate “Trump trades” since President Donald won the November U.S. presidential. Some analysts and market observers believe the group has more upside in store for investors. Although the aerospace and defense industry is perceived as being beholden to Uncle Sam’s whims, the…
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Mexico ETF Begins to Rebound Follow Trump Punishment

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:29am
After being punished last year on speculation that now President Donald Trump could win the 2016 presidential election, the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) is rebounding in earnest this year. EWW, the largest Mexico ETF trading in the U.S., is higher by more than 9% year-to-date and has surged almost 7% over the…
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GM Will Lay off 1,100 in Michigan After Domestic Production Shift

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:18am
General Motors Co said on Monday it will lay off 1,100 workers in May at its Lansing Delta Township assembly plant in Michigan as it shifts production of a vehicle to Tennessee.
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GM Will Layoff 1,100 in Michigan After Production Shift

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:18am
General Motors Co said Monday it will layoff 1,100 workers in May at its Lansing Delta Township assembly plant in Michigan as it shifts production of a vehicle to Tennessee.
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10 Tax Breaks Every Parent Needs to Know

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:10am
Raising a child is expensive, but it can also be rewarding come tax time.
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Costco Is Quietly Becoming a Digital Player

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:06am
The warehouse club isn't using drones or offering free delivery, but it is growing its e-commerce business.
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Bezos Plans to Unveil More Space Initiatives

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:02am
The burgeoning space-transportation company owned by Amazon.com chairman Jeff Bezos this week is expected to announce some customers and new initiatives
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The Marijuana Industry Has Some Brand-New Opposition

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 9:42am
A new report highlights the growing concern of teen pot use.
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Municipal Bond ETFs – Maybe the Next ETF Monopoly

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 9:00am
By Tyler Denholm, TOPS ETF Portfolios As managers of ETF portfolios for 15 years, we have witnessed significant development in the ETF world. There are areas like S&P 500 exposure and gold, where ETFs have staked claim as the go to tool for access. However, there are other areas like fixed income where the surface…
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Bird Flu Found in Tyson-Contracted Farm

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 8:17am
A strain of bird flu has been detected in a chicken breeder flock on a Tennessee farm contracted to U.S. food giant Tyson Foods.
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Tech Stocks Lead China Market Higher

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 4:13am
China stocks started the week on an upbeat tone as tech shares jumped after Premier Li Keqiang identified innovation as a key part of the economy's restructuring.
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Rpt: Trump Uncertainty Slowing U.S. Travel Bookings

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:53am
Demand for travel to the United States over the coming months has flattened out following a positive start to the year, with uncertainty over a possible new travel order likely deterring visitors.
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Wall St Slips on Wiretap Accusation, Geopolitical Worries

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:30am
U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday amid losses across sectors as investors' appetite for risk was curbed by geopolitical tensions in Asia and President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped him.
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Wall St Opens Lower on Geopolitics, Trump's Comments

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:30am
U.S. stocks fell at the open on Monday as rising geopolitical tensions in Asia and President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor Barack Obama wiretapped him weighed on investors' risk appetite.
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Equity Futures Drop as Risk Appetites Hit

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:30am
U.S. stock futures dropped as investors weighed the near-certain prospect of an interest rate hike in the United States this month against news of China's slower 2017 growth target.
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