Tag Archives: Turkey

Financial Daily Dose 7.8.2019 | Top Story: Friday’s Solid Jobs Report Prompts Rate-Cut Concerns

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 8, 2019

We managed to miss Jobs Report Friday because of the holiday break, so here’s the lowdown on a very strong set of numbers—224,000 jobs added—and the seemingly incongruous market reaction to the good news (it’s all about the Fed and interest rates, my friends) – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and MarketWatch and Marketplace Turkey’s … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | August 15, 2018

The rise of tariffs as a trade weapon has put the WTO in a very difficult position as “chief judge in an intense fight among its most powerful members” – NYTimes China’s found itself in a tariff-related bind, too – NYTimes Which, in turn, means a threat that “could define a generation of American life” … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | August 13, 2018

We survived the open road, and we’re back at it.  Let’s dive in, shall we? The lira’s down. The US is threatening tariffs. Turkey’s financial crisis is worse than many ever thought.  Well, except for Tim Lee – NYTimes Oh, and Iran could be next – Bloomberg Late last week, a California jury found Monsanto … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 11, 2018

The world’s keeping a wary eye on Turkey’s economic well-being, especially given the precipitous drop in the value of the country’s currency (which has pushed up prices for consumers and corporations) and President Erdogan’s recent move naming his son-in-law Turkey’s new economic chief – NYTimes and WSJ Tesla’s announced plans to build a production plant … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | November 15, 2017

The latest on the economic woes on Venezuela, including the status of the country’s bonds and the foreign investors that they’ve attracted (and who are now selling) – NYTimes and WSJ A recent slump in the junk-bond market prompted some Wall Street watchers to warn about a broader bear turn in the markets.  The Journal, … Continue reading

Your daily dose of financial news

BY: Michael D. Reif | November 3, 2015

Mega-deal season continues, with Visa acquiring former subsidiary Visa Europe in a deal worth more than $23 billion. The deal positions Visa to better compete internationally with MasterCard – NYTimes and WSJ The Supreme Court refused to take up a challenge to S&P’s “mere commercial puffery” defense to class action charges that it allegedly made … Continue reading