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David Randall

How tech jobs helped Rust Belt become house-flipping hotspot

Sep 12 2018

PITTSBURGH, Pa In the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, millions of amateur investors kept adding fuel to the overheating U.S. housing market by betting on quick profits in hotspots like Las Vegas or Miami. A decade later, house-flipping is making a comeback, but this time in some Rust Belt cities the last boom passed by.

Las Vegas is booming again, and bracing itself for next slump

Sep 11 2018

LAS VEGAS Diane Han is trying to leave the Las Vegas of her childhood behind. | Video

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stock markets on pace for worst week since March as trade, rate hikes weigh

Sep 07 2018

NEW YORK, Sept 7 World share indexes limped toward their worst week in almost six months on Friday, with Asia equities hitting a 14-month low and U.S. stocks down in early trading as investors braced for additional trade tariffs and higher U.S. interest rates.

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-US fund managers trim bank stocks on profit worries

Sep 02 2018

NEW YORK, Aug 31 U.S.-based mutual fund managers worried about the outlook for bank earnings have been trimming financial stocks from their portfolios, although some value-oriented portfolio managers and analysts said they still see attractive opportunities in the sector.

U.S. fund managers trim bank stocks on profit worries

Sep 01 2018

NEW YORK U.S.-based mutual fund managers worried about the outlook for bank earnings have been trimming financial stocks from their portfolios, although some value-oriented portfolio managers and analysts said they still see attractive opportunities in the sector.

Global stocks edge higher as Turkey worries offset U.S.-China trade talks

Aug 17 2018

NEW YORK - Another steep decline in the Turkish lira on Friday pushed emerging market equities lower and kept other world markets cautious, overshadowing hopes that an upcoming U.S.-China meeting would resolve concerns over trade tariffs.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge higher as Turkey worries offset U.S.-China trade talks

Aug 17 2018

NEW YORK, Aug 17 - Another steep decline in the Turkish lira on Friday pushed emerging market equities lower and kept other world markets cautious, overshadowing hopes that an upcoming U.S.-China meeting would resolve concerns over trade tariffs.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks flat as Turkey worries offset US-China trade talks

Aug 17 2018

NEW YORK, Aug 17 - Another steep decline in the Turkish lira on Friday pushed emerging market equities lower and kept other world markets cautious, overshadowing hopes that an upcoming U.S.-China meeting would relieve concerns over trade tariffs.

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