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Stock Futures Waver to Start the Week

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Headlines pulled with powershell, RSS, and XML parsing (auto-generated). WSJ brief.

2022-05-16T08:33:02

Stock Futures Waver to Start the Week

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/global-sto ... rkets_main

Mon, 16 May 2022 08:56:00 -0400

U.S. stock futures were little changed, suggesting major indexes will waver after a selloff that has pushed the S&P 500 down for six consecutive weeks.

KKR to Sell CHI Overhead Doors to Nucor, Generating Windfall for Itself and Employees

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/kkr-to-sel ... rkets_main

Mon, 16 May 2022 07:32:00 -0400

KKR said it would sell CHI Overhead Doors to steel producer Nucor for $3 billion including debt.The firm is set to make 10 times the equity it put in.

An Earnings Recession Looms

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/an-earning ... rkets_main

Mon, 16 May 2022 07:00:00 -0400

Economic recessions are rare, but periods in which corporate profits fall for at least two consecutive quarters are not.

Warren Buffett Spends Big as Stock Market Sells Off

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/warren-buf ... rkets_main

Mon, 16 May 2022 05:33:00 -0400

Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway has used the recent markets slump as an opportunity to ramp up spending on stocks.

Crypto Prices Move in Tandem With Traditional Markets, Punishing Investors

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/crypto-pri ... rkets_main

Mon, 16 May 2022 05:30:00 -0400

The cryptocurrency declines are hitting those who bought bitcoin and other digital assets in part to diversify their portfolios.

A $100 Billion Comedown: Soaring Defaults Shrink Asia's Junk-Bond Market

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-100-bill ... rkets_main

Mon, 16 May 2022 05:30:00 -0400

Once the place to be for yield-seeking global investors, Asias junk-bond market has shrunk drastically and new debt issuance has slowed to a trickle.

India Can't Hang Up on Chinese Smartphones

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/india-cant ... rkets_main

Mon, 16 May 2022 04:37:00 -0400

In the latest flare-up between the neighboring Asian giants, India and China are clashing over allegations of illegal royalty payments by Chinese cellphone champion Xiaomiand intimidation by Indian authorities.

CVC Capital Targets Australia's Brambles as Logistics Assets Stay Hot

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/cvc-capita ... rkets_main

Mon, 16 May 2022 02:30:00 -0400

The takeover approach for the pallet supplier comes after private-equity firms invested more than $50 billion in logistics last year.

Investors Stay Put, Because They Can't Think of Better Options

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/investors- ... rkets_main

Sun, 15 May 2022 08:00:00 -0400

Even the worst markets are supposed to have havens. Some unnerved investors are wondering if this one doesnt.

Individual Investors Step Back From Options Bets

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/individual ... rkets_main

Sun, 15 May 2022 05:30:00 -0400

In a further sign that the stock markets speculative fever has broken, individual investors who had embraced options trading are now pulling back.

How Utility Stocks Have Kept Their Spark

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-utilit ... rkets_main

Sat, 14 May 2022 10:03:00 -0400

The sector isnt cheapest place to park money, but right now a compelling enough argument seems to be that there are few alternatives.

Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/cat-litter ... rkets_main

Sat, 14 May 2022 08:03:00 -0400

MIT researchers say a compound they created with zeolite and copper can snatch methane from passing air and turn it into carbon dioxide, a much less harmful greenhouse gas.

India Bans Wheat Exports, Weighing on Global Food Supplies

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/india-bans ... rkets_main

Sat, 14 May 2022 07:21:00 -0400

India said it would ban wheat exports, in a move that will add to global inflationary pressure and further strain global food supplies that have been disrupted by the war in Ukraine.

Stocks Are Way Down. They're Still Expensive.

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/stocks-are ... rkets_main

Sat, 14 May 2022 00:00:00 -0400

The S&P 500 still has plenty of room to fall, if history is any guide

Stablecoin TerraUSD Continues Downward Spiral; Bitcoin Gains

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/stablecoin ... rkets_main

Fri, 13 May 2022 18:03:00 -0400

The largest cryptocurrencies showed signs of recovery following a roughly weeklong selloff, while beleaguered stablecoin TerraUSD continued to tumble.

Stocks Rally After Brutal Trading Week

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/global-sto ... rkets_main

Fri, 13 May 2022 17:38:00 -0400

The Dow industrials added more than 450 points. Still, major stock indexes finished the week with losses.

Musk Ruffles Twitter's Feathers

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/elon-musk- ... rkets_main

Fri, 13 May 2022 17:05:00 -0400

Twitter stock has lost its perch and hasnt found a safe landing spot yet after an Elon Musk tweet worried investors that his deal for the company wont close.

Investors Face a World Where Stocks No Longer Reign

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/investors- ... rkets_main

Fri, 13 May 2022 16:46:00 -0400

The age-old mantra of there is no alternative to stocks gets a stiff test as market losses mount, inflation accelerates and interest rates rise.

Twitter Stock Drops on Deal Holdup

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/twitter-st ... rkets_main

Fri, 13 May 2022 16:38:00 -0400

Shares of the social-media company fell after Elon Musk said his deal to buy it was on hold.

Record Diesel Pressures European Drivers, U.S. Deliveries

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/record-die ... rkets_main

Fri, 13 May 2022 16:19:00 -0400

Europe is particularly vulnerable to a global shortfall of the fuel as imports from Russia are expected to slump when sanctions tighten.
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