A Presidential Bump (In The Road) For Stocks?

Via Dana Lyons’ Tumblr, Historically, the next 2 quarters represent the worst 2-quarter stretch for stocks in the entire Presidential Cycle. The Presidential Cycle refers to the pattern of behavior in stock prices throughout the four years of a presidential term. While there are many factors influencing stock prices during a particular period of a […]

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Frontrunning: April 9

Russia Points Finger at Israel as Missiles Strike Base in Syria (WSJ) Russian stock indexes, the ruble tumble on U.S. sanctions (Reuters) Deripaska’s Rusal Roiled by Sanctions as Aluminum Prices Jump (BBG) Stocks Point Higher as Trade Concerns Ease (WSJ) Appointing New CEO Only Fixes One Crisis at Deutsche Bank (BBG) Tough Questions Zuckerberg Can […]

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Strikes over pay to disrupt German air traffic Tuesday

BERLIN — German labour union ver.di says its members will stage a strike Tuesday at Frankfurt airport, Germany’s biggest. The move prompted Lufthansa to cancel more than 800 flights. The strike is part of a broader dispute over pay in German public-sector jobs that also includes utility companies, kindergartens and municipal administrations. Ver.di said Monday […]

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