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Brexit One Year Later: Markets Might Get It Wrong Again

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:15:31 EDT
The Brexit vote sank the pound but buoyed the FTSE 100. That relationship might be changing.

BlackBerry's Valuation Got Disconnected

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:54:44 EDT
BlackBerry’s share price surged in the months since it was awarded millions in an arbitration dispute with Qualcomm. Disappointing quarterly results wiped out a chunk of those gains.

For Consumers, Less Debt but Lots of Bills

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:52:17 EDT
As a group, U.S. households’ debt-to-income and debt-to-asset ratios in the first quarter fell to their lowest levels since the early 2000s. But financial obligations beyond debt payments, such as rents and auto leases, are taking a bigger bite out of pay.

Weibo Gets in Beijing's Way

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:01:14 EDT
Investors need to consider the political risk faced by China’s version of Twitter.

A New Risk for Goldman, Morgan Stanley in Stress Tests

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:30:44 EDT
This year’s bank stress tests turned up an unpleasant surprise for Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. The banks scored low on a metric introduced for the first time this year, the supplementary leverage ratio, meant to measure banks’ total leverage.

China's Debt Crackdown Could Get Out of Hand

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:53:08 EDT
High flying Anbang and HNA are the latest victims of a broad crackdown on risk in China. The well-worn thesis that China would have a boring year ahead of its leadership summit has proven false.

'Immaterial' Revision or Not, Hain Still has Problems

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:23:12 EDT
An internal investigation at Hain Celestial Group found past errors in its accounting were immaterial. Investors care more about the company’s future, which still looks troubled

A Risky Bet By Investors---That the Health-Care Bill Fails

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:10:10 EDT
The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 is here, and investors aren’t remotely concerned.

Uber: Too Big to Flail

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:21:21 EDT
The investors who have sunk many billions into Uber can take at least some comfort in the reality that scale still matters—by a lot.