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  • How the Fed Keeps Bank Stocks Down April 21, 2018
    Bank shares are being held back by uncertainty over how the Federal Reserve’s stress tests would affect dividends and buybacks.
  • No Bad News Counts as Good News at GE April 21, 2018
    General Electric beat lowered expectations for first-quarter earnings and maintained its full-year guidance, but further recovery would hinge on concrete signs of improvement in cash flow at its power unit.
  • Honeywell Sounds the Charge for Industrial Stocks April 20, 2018
    Strong performance across Honeywell’s business portfolio seems poised to continue.
  • Skechers Pinches Investors April 20, 2018
    Skechers USA shares plunged on a disappointing outlook for the second quarter, but the stock has its charms.
  • Dangers of Everything Becoming a Tech Company April 20, 2018
    Tobacco stocks are supposed to be low volatility. But add a dash of tech and it all changes.
  • Chinese Banks Find Another Funding Wheeze April 20, 2018
    Pressure from regulators means it’s been getting harder for banks in China to get enough money. What to do? Banks’ role in China’s debt-fueled economy remains vital. If they can’t obtain enough cash to fund ever-expanding loan books, growth will surely suffer.
  • The Banks Missing Out on the Stock-Trading Boom April 20, 2018
    Good old equities trading put a rocket under U.S. investment banks results in the first quarter. That begs a question whether European banks will benefit too.
  • Bargaining Chips in a Trade War April 20, 2018
    U.S. semiconductor makers are vulnerable because they produce and sell a lot in China, where deal making may also prove difficult.
  • Will 'Fortnite' Ambush Profits at Rival Videogames? April 19, 2018
    The impact of the surprise gaming phenomenon “Fortnite” on rival video-game makers should become more clear over the next couple of weeks when quarterly results are reported.