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U.S. stock futures are mixed as investors fixate on comments from Donald Trump that could suggest the dollar may by the next weapon in the White House's arsenal in the trade war; Microsoft beats earnings estimates on strength in its cloud computing business; General Electric reports earnings.
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Even though 10 women have filed claims of sexual harassment against McDonald's and franchisees, the company is unlikely to suffer much financial impact, said one analyst.
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The U.S. bank's board overhaul has put five women on the bank's slate of 12 nominees for election to the board at an annual shareholder meeting Tuesday, including female Chair Betsy Duke. Women will account for 42% of the directors, a much-higher level than at rivals Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase.
The oil cartel has done well to stabilize oil prices over the past 15 months, but the latest commodity spike could have more to do with geopolitical concerns brought about by the president himself.
Insider-controlled public companies as a group also have mixed returns. One study found that dual-class firms tend to have higher valuations early in their lifecycles but lower valuations about six years out from the IPO.
Born in a Japanese puppet state in 1935, the Taiwanese author and politician died on Sunday of brain cancer at the age of 82
Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman got $125.5 million in annual compensation last year, multiples of the compensation for other longtime financial CEOs including JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon and BlackRock's Larry Fink. Yet the stock's performance has lagged.
On its face, the 30% solar panel import tariff imposed by the Trump administration is a safeguard aimed at protecting the solar industry from what the U.S. views as unfair trade practices, but trade experts, solar industry analysts and solar project finance advisers interviewed by TheStreet worry the tariff could have the opposite effect.
The fear of being left behind in a race for premier film and TV producers is likely to spur more industry consolidation. Lions Gate and MGM stand out in a diminishing field of independent studios with quality libraries.
Government move to 'sustainable growth' rather than chasing higher GDP figures may have curbed local governments' desire to produce inflated figures
The most recent short interest data has been released for the 12/29/2017 settlement date, which shows a 1,162,512 share increase in total short interest for Independence Realty Trust Inc , to 3,259,742.0, an increase of 55.43% since 12/15/2017. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.
Shipbuilding, agriculture, medical devices and new materials also targeted as Beijing seeks to upgrade nation's industrial power