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IMF pessimism + trade tensions = sickly stocks

5 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Pessimism about global growth drove down world shares and commodity markets on Tuesday and left investors seeking refuge in the dollar, government bonds and gold.
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DID MACHADO'S MOUTH HURT HIS FREE AGENCY?

DID MACHADO'S MOUTH HURT HIS FREE AGENCY?

19 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

QUESTION: Any sense of how much money Manny Machado might have left on the table due to his performance/interviews around the World Series?
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The world's CEOs are getting increasingly nervous about the state of the global economy, a major new survey shows

The world's CEOs are getting increasingly nervous about the state of the global economy, a major new survey shows

45 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Global CEOs have become increasingly pessimistic about global economic growth in the past year and expect their businesses to suffer in the short to medium term as a...
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Stocks slide after the IMF cut its forecast for global growth amid mounting concerns about the US-China trade war

Stocks slide after the IMF cut its forecast for global growth amid mounting concerns about the US-China trade war

45 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Stocks around the world are sliding Tuesday after a gloomy global growth outlook from the International Monetary Fund caused concern for investors. On Monday, the IMF released...
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DealBook: Chilling Davos: A Bleak Warning on Global Division and Debt

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

An influential financier says investors should pay heed to growing risks and social tensions - a message resonating at the World Economic Forum.
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Toyota, Panasonic announce battery venture to expand EV push

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp are launching a joint venture next year to make electric vehicle batteries, leveraging the heft of one of the world's largest automakers...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. France fined Google $57 million for breaking Europe's strict new privacy rules. The regulator, CNIL, said...
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Asian shares, oil skid on global growth worries

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Asian shares stumbled and oil prices fell on Tuesday as pessimism about world growth drove investors away from risky assets, while sterling ticked lower in the face of the...
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Asian shares, U.S. stock futures dented by growth worries

7 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Tuesday as pessimism about world growth drove investors away from risky assets, while sterling dithered as the latest plan for...
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Prop bets popular for Super Bowl, but NFL wants them gone

8 hours ago   |   NBC News

"With the exception of the Super Bowl, player props are a tiny portion of the business - a fingernail on the world's biggest man," said Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill US.
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Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

The California Democrat's career as a prosecutor, as well as economic and racial equality, are the focus of her campaign. Harris is the third senator to announce a presidential... Read more ...

Shutdown Could Soon Exceed Cost Of Border Wall

Shutdown Could Soon Exceed Cost Of Border Wall

The government shutdown - the longest in U.S. history - is estimated in 31 days to have cost the American economy almost as much as the $5.7 billion President Trump has... Read more ...

Giuliani says Trump 'never spoke' with Cohen about his testimony, a day...

Giuliani says Trump 'never spoke' with Cohen about his testimony, a day after asking 'so what?'

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's top attorney, said Monday that Trump did not talk to Michael Cohen before the former lawyer's testimony to Congress. Speaking to the New... Read more ...

Theresa May reveals her Brexit plan B after her deal was rejected by MPs

Theresa May reveals her Brexit plan B after her deal was rejected by MPs

Theresa May has set out her alternative Brexit plan to the House of Commons. The prime minister made a statement to MPs after her deal with the EU was overwhelmingly rejected... Read more ...

The global economy is slowing down, with help from the shutdown and Trump's...

The global economy is slowing down, with help from the shutdown and Trump's trade war

The International Monetary Fund has issued a dire forecast for global economic growth, pointing to declining momentum in the midst of trade tensions between the United States... Read more ...

WhatsApp will only let people forward messages 5 times to fight fake news

WhatsApp will only let people forward messages 5 times to fight fake news

WhatsApp is limiting the number of times users can forward messages on to each other from 20 to five, Reuters reports. The change applies to all users. WhatsApp's vice... Read more ...

Russia opens civil cases against Facebook and Twitter over failure to comply...

Russia opens civil cases against Facebook and Twitter over failure to comply with local data laws

Russia has said that it's opening administrative proceedings against Twitter and Facebook for not explaining how they plan to comply with local data laws. Read more ...

WhatsApp limits message forwarding to 5 individuals or groups to curb spread...

WhatsApp limits message forwarding to 5 individuals or groups to curb spread of misinformation

WhatsApp is enforcing a lower limit for the number of individuals or groups that members can forward a message to - the new limit will be 5 chats. Read more ...

Sean Payton and the Rams defender were given 2 different explanations for...

Sean Payton and the Rams defender were given 2 different explanations for why pass interference wasn't called on controversial game-changing play

Referees in the NFC Championship didn't call what appeared to be blatant pass interference on the Los Angeles Rams late in the fourth quarter, causing the New Orleans Saints to... Read more ...

Israeli military tweets that a missile attack on Iranian elite forces in...

Israeli military tweets that a missile attack on Iranian elite forces in Syria is underway

Israel's Defense Forces have tweeted that they have begun striking Iranian targets inside Syria. Israel's powerful military tweeted that they are targeting elite units of the... Read more ...