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Einhorn: Tech bubble brewing, shorting momentums

Einhorn: Tech bubble brewing, shorting momentums | EconMatters | Scoop.it
In a letter to investors David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital said he's witnessing a tech bubble and has bet against a number of momentum stocks.
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Russia Sanctions Spread Pain From Putin to Halliburton

Russia Sanctions Spread Pain From Putin to Halliburton | EconMatters | Scoop.it
U.S. and European Union sanctions against Russia’s Vladimir Putin threaten to shut off some of the world’s largest energy companies from one of the biggest untapped energy troves on the planet.
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Fed Sees Labor-Market Slack Even as It Trims Bond Purchases

Fed Sees Labor-Market Slack Even as It Trims Bond Purchases | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The Federal Reserve said slack in the labor market persists even as the economy is picking up, and it continued to trim monthly asset purchases that have pumped up its balance sheet to a record $4.41 trillion.
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ADP Says Companies in U.S. Boosted Payrolls by 218,000

ADP Says Companies in U.S. Boosted Payrolls by 218,000 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Companies added 218,000 workers in July, exceeding the average for the year and showing improving demand is bolstering the U.S. job market, a private payrolls report showed today.
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China Set to Outpace the U.S. on Spending for Business Travel - China Real Time Report - WSJ

China Set to Outpace the U.S. on Spending for Business Travel - China Real Time Report - WSJ | EconMatters | Scoop.it
For decades the U.S has accounted for the lion’s share of business travel world-wide, but that is expected to change.
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BP Warns More Sanctions May Hurt Business as Profit Rises

BP Warns More Sanctions May Hurt Business as Profit Rises | EconMatters | Scoop.it
BP Plc, the U.K. oil company with the single-biggest foreign investment in Russia, warned that more sanctions against the country could hurt its business.
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3rd time unlucky: Argentina set for new default

3rd time unlucky: Argentina set for new default | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Argentina will likely default on its debt for the third time in 28 years on Wednesday, which could cost U.S. hedge funds millions.
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Bulls Fleeing Natural Gas as Goldman Sees Further Decline

Bulls Fleeing Natural Gas as Goldman Sees Further Decline | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Speculators are fleeing natural gas after prices dropped below $4 for the first time since December and power plant production fell to a 13-year seasonal low.
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Air Crashes Set Year on Course to Be Deadliest Since 2005

Air Crashes Set Year on Course to Be Deadliest Since 2005 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Three fatal airline crashes in a week mean 2014 is shaping up to become the worst year in almost a decade for passenger fatalities.
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Gaza's Next Disaster: No Cement for Rebuilding

Gaza's Next Disaster: No Cement for Rebuilding | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Hamas has demonstrated that it uses building materials for attack tunnels and underground lairs, not schools, homes, and hospitals
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Shell holds crisis talks with Niger Delta community over threat to operations - Oil | Platts News Article & Story

Shell holds crisis talks with Niger Delta community over threat to operations - Read this Platts oil news article here. Plus discover more oil market news, products & services.
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Two Ukraine Fighter Jets Downed by Rebels Near MH17 Site

Two Ukraine Fighter Jets Downed by Rebels Near MH17 Site | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Separatists shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets in the same eastern region where Malaysian Air Flight MH17 was destroyed, the government said.
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FedEx could face +$1.6B fine if convicted of drug trafficking - Memphis Business Journal

FedEx could face +$1.6B fine if convicted of drug trafficking - Memphis Business Journal | EconMatters | Scoop.it
FedEx plans to fight federal charges that it has knowingly transported drugs from rogue online pharmacies. But a loss could carry stiff penalties for the Memphis shipper.
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Herbalife Tumbles After Ackman Vows to Reveal Enron-Like Fraud

Herbalife Tumbles After Ackman Vows to Reveal Enron-Like Fraud | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Herbalife Ltd. shares fell the most in three months after billionaire Bill Ackman vowed to show Enron Corp.-like fraud at the seller of supplements and weight- loss shakes.
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EU Sanctions Threaten Rosneft Offshore Drilling Plans

EU Sanctions Threaten Rosneft Offshore Drilling Plans | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The latest European sanctions may thwart plans by OAO Rosneft, Russia’s largest oil producer, to boost sagging output by drilling offshore.
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Greenspan Says Stocks to See ‘Significant Correction’

Greenspan Says Stocks to See ‘Significant Correction’ | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said equity markets will see a decline at some point after surging for the past several years.
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U.S. Adds Russian Banks to Sanctions List in Move With EU

U.S. Adds Russian Banks to Sanctions List in Move With EU | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The U.S. today sanctioned three Russian banks and a state-owned shipbuilder that serves Russia’s navy and oil and gas industry, joining with the European Union in escalating the penalties for Russia over Ukraine.
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EU agrees on economic sanctions against Russia

EU agrees on economic sanctions against Russia | EconMatters | Scoop.it
EU governments have reached a deal to impose economic sanctions against Russia, targeting its oil industry among other sectors.
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German Government and Business Back Tougher Sanctions on Russia | Business

German Government and Business Back Tougher Sanctions on Russia | Business | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The downing of a Malaysian plane over an area of eastern Ukraine controlled by separatists has made tougher sanctions against Russia necessary, the German government said on Monday, a position that was backed by the country's main business lobby.
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U.K. Embassy Convoy Attacked in Libya After U.S. Evacuation

U.K. Embassy Convoy Attacked in Libya After U.S. Evacuation | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Attackers fired at a U.K. diplomatic convoy in Libya, a day after the U.S. State Department evacuated its embassy following clashes between militias that highlighted the country’s fragile security.
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Malaysian Airline Needs State Rescue After 2 Tragedies with Record Cash Burn

Malaysian Airline Needs State Rescue After 2 Tragedies with Record Cash Burn | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Malaysia is expected to rescue its flagship carrier with a fourth capital infusion since bailing out the airline after two tragedies and record cash burn, analysts at two of the nation’s biggest lenders said.
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German Utilities Bail Out Electric Grid at Wind’s Mercy

German Utilities Bail Out Electric Grid at Wind’s Mercy | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Germany’s push toward renewable energy is causing so many drops and surges from wind and solar power that the government is paying more utilities than ever to help stabilize the country’s electricity grid.
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New US rail regs could cause tank car shortage, imperil production: industry - Oil | Platts News Article & Story

New US rail regs could cause tank car shortage, imperil production: industry - Read this Platts oil news article here. Plus discover more oil market news, products & services.
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Plane crashes in Taiwan, killing 47

Plane crashes in Taiwan, killing 47 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
A TransAsia Airways flight crashed while making an emergency landing in Taiwan's Penghu county.
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With Ukraine route off-limits, Malaysia Airlines plane flies over Syria instead

With Ukraine route off-limits, Malaysia Airlines plane flies over Syria instead | EconMatters | Scoop.it
MH4’s change in route on Sunday highlights the challenge that airlines face in finding conflict-free passageways on the congested routes between Asia and Europe
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Russian media on downed airliner: The CIA did it

Russian media on downed airliner: The CIA did it | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Russia's Channel One ran a package last week claiming that the crash of MH17 was orchestrated by the United States.
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