Telecom Italia braces for fresh clash between Vivendi and Elliott – Financial Times

Telecom Italia braces for fresh clash between Vivendi and Elliott – Financial Times

Telecom Italia’s embattled board has agreed to bring forward the company’s annual shareholder meeting by two weeks as it prepares for another showdown between warring shareholders Elliott Advisors and Vivendi. The move comes after Vivendi, the French media conglomerate which owns 24 per cent of Telecom Italia, in December demanded the revocation of five board […]

IRS rules on tax loss harvesting make for a clever trick – Yahoo Finance

IRS rules on tax loss harvesting make for a clever trick – Yahoo Finance

Whenever the market has had a tough year, investors have the option of making lemonade out of whatever lemons by turning losses into something useful. The main strategy is called tax-loss harvesting, and it’s something that many financial advisors recommend and many robo-advisors offer as part of their investing plans. The strategy involves selling an […]

Stock futures slip as corporate earnings season begins – Yahoo Finance

Stock futures slip as corporate earnings season begins – Yahoo Finance

U.S. stocks came under pressure amid signals of a widening trade deficit with China and trepidation over the start of corporate earnings season. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) fell 0.61%, or 15.57 points, as of 11:24 a.m. ET. The Utilities sector led declines as PG&E (PCG), a natural gas and electric service provider, announced it was […]

Bill would require students to take 'personal finance' class – 8News

Bill would require students to take 'personal finance' class – 8News

(Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images) Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images) More National News COLUMBIA, S.C. (KRON) – Math, English, Science, Personal Finance.  Does something seem out of the norm there?  Maybe not for much longer!  South Carolina […]

Morning Brief: Bank earnings kick off – Yahoo Finance

Morning Brief: Bank earnings kick off – Yahoo Finance

Monday, January 14, 2019 Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 a.m. ET. Subscribe WHAT TO WATCH Earnings season kicks off this week with Citigroup announcing Q4 results before the opening bell on Monday. While analysts expect S&P 500 companies to announce about 10% growth in earnings, investors and […]

How an emergency fund can help weather any financial storm – The Weather Network

How an emergency fund can help weather any financial storm – The Weather Network

Digital writers theweathernetwork.com Monday, January 14, 2019, 6:00 AM – Severe weather can strike at any moment whether or not you are fully prepared, and the aftermath can be quite devastating and costly. The same can be said for financial emergencies, which can often result in unexpected expenses.   While environmental and financial emergencies are impossible […]

Domestic workers yet to benefit from basic wage – Independent Online

Domestic workers yet to benefit from basic wage – Independent Online

DOMESTIC worker Nomathemba Daka doing chores in Mondeor, south of Johannesburg. Simphiwe Mbokazi African News Agency (ANA) While some provisions of the new National Minimum Wage Act (NMWA) applied from January 1 this year, those pertaining to domestic workers will apply only on January 1, 2021, when all employers must pay the R20-an-hour minimum wage. […]

Malaysian finance minister: It's 'reasonable' to ask Goldman Sachs for $7.5 billion over 1MDB 'agony' – CNBC

Malaysian finance minister: It's 'reasonable' to ask Goldman Sachs for $7.5 billion over 1MDB 'agony' – CNBC

Chris Jung | NurPhoto | Getty Images Logo of 1MDB (1Malaysia Development Berhad) on a bus window in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Monday that the $7.5 billion his country is seeking from American investment bank Goldman Sachs over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal is an “extremely reasonable” amount. The […]