Posts For January, 2020


Virus fears, weak data spark 600-pt Dow plunge

Wall Street had its biggest one-day drop since October, capping off the worst January in four years as coronavirus fears, economic jitters and disappointing earnings fueled investor anxiety. Conway G. Gittens has the ...


Week ahead: jobs, Google earnings and Iowa votes

Key events for Wall Street in the coming week include monthly jobs data, earnings from Google parent Alphabet and Walt Disney, along with any updates on the coronavirus and outcome from the Iowa ...


This market sell-off is a buying opportunity -analyst

Buy tech stocks during this coronavirus-induced sell-off and look for more upside from marquee tech names this year, Dan Ives, managing director of equity research at Wedbush Securities told Reuters’ Conway G. Gittens. ...


Breakingviews TV: Predictions 2020: Rebuilding Italy, Rebuilding Europe

Leaders across Europe are stronger but struggle to make decent returns. Consolidation could make them more profitable. But regulation can be a stumbling block. What is the way forward? Top Italian bankers, investors ...


Breakingviews TV: Contagion

Jan 31 – The United States is advising against travel to China as the coronavirus spreads. Businesses like Starbucks and Tata are taking a hit and with trade tensions high, the global economy ...


Airbus to pay $4 bln to settle corruption probe - French prosecutor

European planemaker Airbus will pay 3.592 billion euros ($3.98 billion) to settle corruption probes by U.S., British and French authorities into contract dealings, France’s financial prosecutor said on Friday. Francis Maguire reports. Source: ...


Caterpillar sees 2020 profit below expectations

Caterpillar on Friday forecast full-year earnings below analysts’ expectations as it struggles with sluggish global industrial activity. Yahaira Jacquez reports. Source: US news

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France, Germany to end male layer chick culling

France has joined Germany on a new initiative to end the practice of culling of male chicks from the table egg flock at the end of 2021. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Shrinking French economy adds to euro zone GDP growth miss

France’s economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter, contributing to a weaker-than-expected outcome for the euro zone as a whole. Julian Satterthwaite reports. Source: US news

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U.S. to lift sanctions on units of China's COSCO - sources

The United States will likely lift sanctions within days on units of Chinese tanker company COSCO that Washington accused of transporting Iranian oil, two industry sources said. Francis Maguire reports. Source: US news

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Billionaire Stroll takes Aston Martin stake

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll has taken a 20% stake in Aston Martin for $200 mln. Julian Satterthwaite reports. Source: US news

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Questions to ask when choosing prebiotics, probiotics

A vital part of poultry health is knowing what prebiotics and probiotics to give the birds, and when. Source: Poultry Welfare

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