Posts For December, 2019


Stocks end firm to cap banner year

Wall Street edged higher Tuesday as a rally fueled by trade optimism recommenced, capping off a decade of handsome returns. Fred Katayama reports. Source: US news

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Make financial resolutions for '20: wealth manager

Stick to your financial plan. That, says Fi Plan Partners president Greg Powell, will help alleviate investor anxiety. Source: US news

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Breakingviews TV: SoftBank’s big breakup

Masayoshi Son’s technology conglomerate has poured billions of dollars into companies like Uber and WeWork. But SoftBank is worth much less than the sum of its parts. The Japanese investor will face growing ...


GAP, RSPCA broiler pledges on the rise in Canada

While the number of restaurant chains to sign broiler welfare pledges that align with either Global Animal Partnership (GAP) or Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) standards in the ...


Trump to sign U.S.-China deal Jan. 15

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’ll sign Phase 1 of the trade deal with China on January 15 at the White House. As Fred Katayama reports, he said he’ll later go to Beijing ...


Ghosn flees to Lebanon, won't be 'held hostage'

Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was in Lebanon on Tuesday after fleeing what he said was a “rigged” justice system in Japan, raising questions about how one of the world’s most-recognized executives slipped ...


Vivendi sells Universal Music stake to Tencent consortium

A consortium led by Tencent has agreed to buy up to 20% of Vivendi’s Universal Music Group. The deal, which values the world’s largest music label at $34 billion, will increase the Chinese ...


Huawei profit jumps, but 2020 may be 'difficult'

The Chinese technology company announced full-year revenue to $121 billion, lower than its earlier projections, as a U.S. trade blacklisting curbed growth and disrupted its ability to source key parts. Olivia Chan reports. ...


Carlos Ghosn leaves Japan despite facing trial

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn who was under strict bail conditions not to leave Japan, has fled for Lebanon. Libby Hogan reports. Source: US news

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Wall Street slips from record highs

Wall Street’s major stock indexes slipped from record highs Monday as investors booked profits from gains made this month after the United States and China reached a trade deal. Fred Katayama reports. Source: ...


Trade deals will boost growth in '20: economist

Trade deals with Mexico, Canada, and China will boost economic growth next year, says Spartan Capital economist Peter Cardillo. Political risk could send stocks down but he otherwise sees U.S. equities gaining 6% ...


Retailers rush to comply with California privacy law

U.S. retailers like Walmart will add “Do Not Sell My Info” links to their websites and signage in stores starting January, sources said. Fred Katayama reports. Source: US news

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