• 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    The 10-year is on the doorstep of 3%. The benchmark yield is up 2 basis points at 2.98%, and is on the verge of its first 3% print since the beginning of 2014.
    One popular trade is stuck in its worst stretch in 35 years - but Morgan Stanley has the perfect strategy for a big comeback. Intermediate Treasurys turned in consecutive quarters of negative total return for the first time 1973, according to data compiled by Morgan Stanley .
    Germany's central bank has brought home $95 billion in gold bullion and put some on display to prove it's real. Germany's...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Monday.
    1. Swiss banking giant UBS saw its profits jump 19% in the first quarter of the year, boosted by strong equity trading activity. UBS reported a net profit of 1.5 billion Swiss francs for the quarter, ahead of analyst forecasts, which had predicted a profit of 1.419 billion francs.
    2. Asian stocks started in muted fashion on Monday as investors braced for a bevy of earnings from the world's largest corporations, while keeping a wary eye on U.S. bond yields as they approached peaks that had triggered ructions in the past. MSCI's broadest...
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  • 10 things in tech you need to know today

    10 things in tech you need to know today

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Monday.
    1. Aleksandr Kogan, whose quiz obtained millions of users' Facebook profiles for Cambridge Analytica, is considering suing Facebook for defamation. He admitted to violating Facebook's developer policies.
    2. Google is under fire for trying to avoid the "spirit" of the law as it prepares for the EU's strict privacy regulation, GDPR. Google said it will act as a data controller under the new regulation, giving it more latitude with people's data.
    3. UK health minister Jeremy Hunt wants to introduce new laws that protect...
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