The highly-anticipated first presidential debate of 2016 is finally upon us and here are all the things that you need to know but are likely too lazy or simply not interested enough to track down on your own
The SEC announced that BofA/Merrill Lynch agreed to pay a $12.5 million penalty for "maintaining ineffective trading controls" that failed to prevent erroneous orders from being sent to the markets and causing at least 15 mini-flash crashes between 2012 and 2014.
"To our surprise, we find that financial market information provides little support for the view that major institutions are significantly safer than they were before the crisis and some support for the notion that risks have actually increased."
Regardless of how many times we discuss these issues, quote successful investors, or warn of the dangers – the response from both individuals and investment professionals is always the same... “I am a long term, fundamental value, investor. So these rules don’t really apply to me.” No, you’re not. Yes, they do.Individuals are long term investors only as long as the markets are rising.
Several videos have emerged of Hillary's "medical episode" at today's 9/11 memorial service in New York. The "episode" was originally noted by Fox News senior correspondent Rick Leventhal, who reported that Hillary suffered a "medical episode" when she stumbled and nearly fell after her knees buckled, and was then ushered into a van, in the process losing a shoe, as she was rushed away from ground zero in an early departure.
Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill said that Hillary was "feeling much better," but offered no additional details, including whether the 68-year-old Clinton required medical attention. More surprising for a presidential candidate who is "feeling great", Hillary's campaign did not take reporters in the motorcade after Clinton's departure from her daughter's apartment, at which point she called it a day and headed back to her home in Chappaqua, New York.
"You know to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump's supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. Right?” Hillary Clinton said as the crowd laughed and applauded. “The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic -- you name it."
The physical holdings of Chinese gold ETFs have surged five-fold from 7 tonnes at the end of January, to 35 tonnes at end of August. The Huaán Yifu Gold ETF, which was holding 23 tonnes in August, entered the global top 15 list.
Price swings in financial markets have become increasingly muted as investors mull the outlook for monetary policy in the world’s biggest economies, but with a little turbulence starting to creep into markets, this record-breaking collapse in risk perceptions (and record levels of leveraged speculation) is a recipe for disaster.
Among the reasons why the mainstream press is slamming moderator Matt Lauer is the following question posed by a retired navy vet: "Had I communicated this information not following the prescribed protocols I would have been prosecuted and imprisoned. Secretary Clinton, how can you expect those such as myself... to have any confidence in your leadership as president when you clearly corrupted our national security.
NBC News faced harsh criticism from Clinton's campaign and her supporters for publishing an article on her coughing fit which lit up social networks over the past 24 hours. It quickly escalated from there...