AMD and Xilinx: stock trading during acquisition talks

Advanced micro devices (AMD) – Get report and Xilinx (XLNX) – Get report were on the move Friday as a possible acquisition was underway. Shares of Xilinx were up nearly 17% at one point on Friday upon news that AMD was working on a $ 30 billion withdrawal from the company. For its part, AMD… Continue reading AMD and Xilinx: stock trading during acquisition talks

Trump’s tweet storm is once again impacting global markets

Global markets were rocked in the early hours of Wednesday after President Donald Trump unleashed a flurry of sometimes mixed Twitter posts. US stocks plummeted on Tuesday, while Treasuries rose after Trump tweeted that he had decided to do so. stop stimulus interviews. His posts during Asian time on Wednesday – calling for support for… Continue reading Trump’s tweet storm is once again impacting global markets

Something for Everyone: Cramer’s “Mad Money” recap (Monday 5/10/20)

Don’t think too much about Monday’s giant market rally, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers. The stock market had something for everyone, Cramer said, even though many of those things are contradicting each other. Today’s rally was spurred by the removal of uncertainty, Cramer explained. President Donald Trump is reportedly doing better, while Democratic… Continue reading Something for Everyone: Cramer’s “Mad Money” recap (Monday 5/10/20)

President Trump tests positive for Covid-19

President Donald Trump said on Twitter early Friday that he tested positive for Covid-19. Stock futures in the United States fell sharply. Contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 424 points, S&P 500 futures tumbled 54 points and Nasdaq futures lost 268 points. Just before 1am, the president posted on Twitter that he… Continue reading President Trump tests positive for Covid-19

Arming our police with college degrees

We don’t dismantle the police; let’s educate them. Studies show that police with at least two years of college have fewer reports of misconduct and tend to be more restrained in the use of force and seem to manage stress better. Why in 2020 many communities no longer require a high school diploma for entry… Continue reading Arming our police with college degrees