NewsWatch: Stock market bounces off lows as investors weigh Middle East flare up

NewsWatch: Stock market bounces off lows as investors weigh Middle East flare up

6 Jan    Finance News

U.S. stocks trade lower Monday for a second session, but are off their worst levels, as investors focus on escalating tensions in the Middle East, in the aftermath of the killing of Iranian Major Gen. Qassem Soleimani on Iraqi soil. See full story.

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The average chief executive of an S&P 500 company had already earned more on the second working day of 2020 than the typical employee. See full story.

Stocks could see a double-digit drop in the coming months, warns Wells Fargo

Even as geopolitical tensions continue to ratchet up, there’s much to be bullish about in the stock market in the New Year — maybe too much, according to Chris Harvey, the head of equity strategy at Wells Fargo Securities. See full story.

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A Japanese study, which has implications for all big economies, suggests that the best way to tax carbon might focus on sweets and alcohol over meat. See full story.

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