The Latest: Conservationists say proposal could hurt bird

The Latest: Conservationists say proposal could hurt bird

The Latest on a Trump administration proposal to ease oil and gas leasing restrictions that were meant to protect a Western U.S. bird species (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Continue Reading Below Conservationists say a Trump administration proposal to ease restrictions on energy leases and other activities on Western lands could unravel efforts to protect an imperiled bird. Interior Department officials on Wednesday released draft changes to conservation plans for the greater sage grouse in…

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Alibaba rebuffed in trademark suit against Alibabacoin

Alibaba rebuffed in trademark suit against Alibabacoin

article Alibaba failed to convince a federal judge that he had jurisdiction in a trademark case. REUTERS A federal judge has rejected a trademark complaint by e-commerce giant Alibaba against cryptocurrency firm Alibabacoin Foundation over the similarity of their names. Continue Reading Below Judge Paul Oetken ruled that Alibaba failed to show that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has jurisdiction over Dubai-based Alibabacoin, CoinDesk reported, citing court documents. Alibaba…

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China A-Shares ETFs to Capitalize on MSCI’s Index Changes

China A-Shares ETFs to Capitalize on MSCI’s Index Changes

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Index provider MSCI will increase its exposure to China in many of its major indices, causing many money managers to re-adjust their China exposure and potentially raising demand for Chinese shares. Exchange traded fund investors can also capitalize on the move with country-specific plays focused on mainland China A-shares. At the beginning of June, MSCI […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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ADP Shows U.S. Adds 204,000 Jobs: What Pays the Most?

ADP Shows U.S. Adds 204,000 Jobs: What Pays the Most?

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. American businesses added 204,000 new workers last month, another sign of strength in the U.S. labor market and economy.  But in 2018, what jobs pay the most? The figures come two days before the government releases its monthly employment figures. A Strengthening US Economy According to the Seattle Times, “A strengthening economy is starting to […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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IMF to Venezuela: Show us your financials

IMF to Venezuela: Show us your financials

article The International Monetary Fund censured Venezuela on Wednesday for failing to share updated figures on its troubled economy. Continue Reading Below The action carried no immediate penalties but it could end with Venezuela’s expulsion from the international coalition of nations created to promote economic stability. The IMF said the socialist administration of President Nicolas Maduro needs to share key economic markers on exports and imports to better understand its deepening crisis and identify possible…

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Matt Hougan: Why I Left ETFs For Crypto

Matt Hougan: Why I Left ETFs For Crypto

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. CNBC’s Bob Pisani once called Matt Hougan “The Master of All Things ETF.” As a lone-time friend, I recently had the chance to sit down with Matt to discuss his decision to leave ETFs for crypto, what inspired it, and whether financial advisors should invest money in cryptoassets. For anyone who doesn’t know Matt, his […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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More businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

More businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

article FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs. Continue Reading Below Those employers and many others are quietly taking what once would have been a radical step: They’re dropping marijuana from the drug tests they require of prospective employees. Marijuana testing — a fixture at large American employers for at least 30…

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Turkey ETF Tries to Lure Buyers

Turkey ETF Tries to Lure Buyers

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Turkish equities and the iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (NASDAQ: TUR) are struggling this year. TUR, the lone exchange traded fund dedicated to Turkish stocks, is sporting a double-digit year-to-date loss and while some market observers view the market there as inexpensive, that is not helping woo investors. Last year, Turkish voters voted to disband the […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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3 Snapchat ETFs React to First Quarter Story

3 Snapchat ETFs React to First Quarter Story

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. ETFs with exposure to Snapchat are reacting to Snapchat’s first quarter story – one in which they missed first-quarter user targets and announced revenue growth would see a substantial slowdown. Shares of Snap Inc fell 17 percent on Wednesday, a day and Snapchat says a backlash over the app’s redesign is to blame. Snapchat started its […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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