Posts From Mark Cooper

Robinhood, a no-fee trading stock trading startup, just made its first acquisition, and it’s a millennial-focused media company called MarketSnacks. This purchase may seem odd for the fintech giant valued at more than $ 5 billion, but it makes sense

“WHY IS THIS an interesting question?” Éva Nagypál, then a junior economist presenting research at her first academic conference, had barely finished her opening sentence. She still remembers the interruption many years on. Later she came to learn that such

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament will vote on Wednesday on whether to leave the European Union in 16 days without an agreement as the government said it would eliminate import tariffs on a wide range of goods in a no-deal

The New York State attorney general’s office issued subpoenas late Monday night to Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank for financial records about major Trump Organization projects, the New York Times reported. The documents sought would cover loan applications, mortgages, and

 Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies sued the U.S. government on Thursday saying a law limiting its U.S. business was unconstitutional, racheting up its fight back against a government bent on closing it out of global markets. Huawei said it

 European countries will urge Saudi Arabia this week to release detained activists and cooperate with a U.N.-led probe into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in the first rebuke of the kingdom at the Human Rights Council, diplomats and campaigners

 India hopes the planned withdrawal by the United States of a preferential trade treatment to India would not lead to trade hurdles, an Indian government source said on Tuesday, adding that the “actual benefit” to India was only $ 250

A few days after Warren Buffett told Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that the company is hoping to make “an elephant-sized acquisition,” investors have begun to speculate on what big game Buffett has in mind. The most likely candidate right now: Southwest

Home Depot Inc. plans to buy back as much as $ 15 billion of stock after quarterly earnings fell short of analysts’ expectations, casting doubt on a growth story that has lifted the stock 50 percent in the past three

Warren Buffett’s strategies for Berkshire Hathaway haven’t gone well as late, with the company taking a $ 25 billion loss in the last quarter of 2018. And, according to a new interview on Monday, one of the bigger mistakes had