NewsWatch: Buffett: In 100 years, the Dow will be ‘over 1,000,000’
September 24, 2017

Shorting U.S. stocks ‘a loser’s game,’ and people who are pessimistic about America are nuts, says the veteran investor at Forbes event in New York Tuesday evening.


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Scrap plan for new banking tax, London financiers tells UK opposition party

LONDON (Reuters) – A financial transaction tax proposed by Britain’s opposition Labour Party would risk the competitiveness of London’s financial centre, the City of London Corporation said on Sunday, calling for the proposal to be scrapped.


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This is how much airline passengers paid in all those extra fees last year

Ryanair became the latest airline to tighten up free baggage policies last week.


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College fraternities will make you dumber — and richer

There are some things that good grades just can’t buy.


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Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Internet giants, including Alphabet’s Google and Facebook, are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an abrupt shift in the political winds in Washington.


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Once German risk passes, China and the EU are waiting in the wings

After Germans vote in their general election, what’s next for investors to watch? A major meeting of China’s top politicians and wrangling over U.S. tax cuts are among the events and issues that analysts say have the potential to make markets sit up and listen.


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Fidget spinners and squishies: some Toys 'R' Us toymakers cut ties

(Reuters) – This summer, toy supplier Product Launchers delivered 100,000 specially ordered DC Comics fidget spinners to Toys ‘R’ Us, unaware that the biggest U.S. toy store chain was in financial trouble.


Source: Business

Lufthansa seen offering to pay 200 million euros for Air Berlin assets – source

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A Lufthansa bid price of 200 million euros ($239 million) to buy assets from insolvent Air Berlin plus 100 million euros to meet operating costs is roughly correct, a source familiar with the talks said on Sunday.


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Barron's: Here’s one slim opportunity to play the German election

Angela Merkel appears to be a sure bet in the German election, but if either of two things happen, there could still be an investing opportunity, says an analyst.


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The Tell: 5 things you don’t know about Germany’s Angela Merkel

While German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a known quantity after more than a decade on the world stage, there are still some not-as-well-known things about the 63-year-old politician.


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