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03/09/2018 - A ‘Hail-Mary moment’ or a ‘bad idea’: Foreign-policy experts weigh in on Trump-Kim meeting
Experts in foreign policy, specifically when it comes to the Korean Peninsula, are weighing in on news that U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, possibly as soon as the spring.
03/09/2018 - Grow: How to fix an error on your credit report
Anything from misspellings to incorrect balances can hurt your credit, here’s what you need to know.
03/09/2018 - The Wall Street Journal: China, Europe slam Trump’s tariffs as U.S. metalworkers cheer
China and Europe lashed out against new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, while officials and executives from several American allies caught in the crossfire reacted more cautiously, embracing what the White House promised would be some flexibility in implementation.
03/09/2018 - Need to Know: Go big on stocks as Trump has 1 huge reason not to launch a trade war, says quant
Stocks look set for a weekly win, amid buzz about the Trump-Kim meeting, tariffs and the jobs report. Fears about inflation, rates, trade wars and growth are overblown, says today’s call from a J.P. Morgan guru who’s overweight U.S. stocks.
03/09/2018 - Encore: Does America have a fertility problem?
Is the drop in fertility due to the Great Recession or is it a permanent change?
03/09/2018 - Capitol Report: Here are the states most impacted by steel tariffs
Here’s a state-by-state rundown on jobs that could be at risk if Donald Trump follows through on across-the-board tariffs on steel and aluminum.
03/09/2018 - The Wall Street Journal: China fast-tracks IPO approval for Foxconn unit
A fledgling unit of Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group jumped to the front of the queue of Chinese companies waiting to go public, showing how China is moving quickly to allow select technology stalwarts to list at home.
03/09/2018 - Iowa to Trump: Modernize Nafta, please don’t kill it
Dismantling the North American Free Trade Agreement, or Nafta, as part of a bigger trade tiff could prove costly to agricultural states, including Iowa, already bristling at a missed opportunity with the Trans-Pacific Partnership pullout.
03/09/2018 - Deep Dive: Semiconductor stocks are hitting new highs again, yet they’re still cheap
The chip sector can be volatile, but it has greatly outperformed the broad market over the long haul.
03/09/2018 - Deep Dive: Most analysts still love McDonald’s, even after its stock flops
Credit Suisse analyst Jason West, for example, cites five catalysts for the shares.
03/09/2018 - Kroger shares plunge as gross margin concerns dominate results
Kroger’s stock plunges in active trade to pace the NYSE decliners as fiscal fourth-quarter results raised concerns about a declining gross margin percentage.
03/09/2018 - Asia Markets: Asian stocks log gains, with Korea rallying on news of Trump-Kim meeting
Asian equity benchmarks ended the day higher Friday after news of a surprise meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump eased some investors’ worries about geopolitical tensions.
03/09/2018 - Barron's: Trump tariffs set to fortify steel’s gains
U.S. steel prices have already scored a lift from President Donald Trump’s plan to tack on a 25% tariff on steel imports, a move likely to keep prices high, and domestic demand strong, this year.
03/09/2018 - The New York Post: Lindsey Graham warns Kim Jong Un: If you play Trump, we’ll end you
Senator Lindsey Graham said Thursday that he hoped for peace on the Korean peninsula but warned Kim Jong Un that “it will be the end” of him and his regime if he tried to take advantage of President Trump.
03/09/2018 - Europe Markets: German stocks fall as exports drop, Trump tariffs bite
German stocks were losing the most among European equity markets Friday, taking the brunt of blows from worries about a potential trade war now that U.S. steel tariffs will be coming into effect later this month.
03/09/2018 - Market Extra: How the Trump-Kim meeting news moved markets
News that U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet as early as May sparked a risk-on session in Asian on Friday, but U.S. and European traders largely shrugged off the announcement.
03/09/2018 - Mark Hulbert: This is what the Fed Model says about the outlook for stocks as the bull market turns 9
It’s very bullish — but it also has a terrible track record.
03/09/2018 - Outside the Box: What U.S. regulators could learn from London on innovation
Britain, with fewer regulations, is bridging the tech and finance worlds of continental Europe and the U.S.
03/09/2018 - Economic Preview: Are workers really getting a raise? Wages are focus of upcoming U.S. jobs report
A long economic expansion is finally delivering bigger pay gains to American workers, but that’s not being taken as good news on Wall Street. Here’s what to watch in Friday’s employment report for February.
03/09/2018 - NerdWallet: How to bring a dog on a plane—if you must
The cost, paperwork, rules and regulations for flying Fido vary among airlines. Here’s how to prepare.