Facebook lost about $119 billion of its value on Thursday, marking the biggest one-day loss in U.S. market history. The company's shares plunged $41.24, or almost 19%, to $176.26 a day after the social media giant reported disappointing results. The slide is the largest decline in market capitalization in history, exceeding Intel's $91 billion single-day loss in September 2000, according to Bloomberg data.
As the world of cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, financial technology and artificial intelligence become more popular and penetrate new markets, a rise in the number of industry conferences has created a healthy competition for the digital currencies of enthusiasts. One of the conferences that has recently thrown its hat into the mix is Crypto World Journal’s Blockchain Nation Conferences.
The United States will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico from midnight Thursday, May 31, ending months of uncertainty over potential exemptions and sharply escalating the risk of a trade war. The announcement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was sure to cast a long shadow over a meeting of finance ministers from the world's Group of Seven top economies that opens later in the day in Canada.
U.S. stocks tumbled Monday as President Donald Trump continued his criticism of Amazon, sending those in the technology and consumer discretionary sectors lower. The selling also comes ahead of the Trump administration's plan to unveil this week the list of Chinese imports targeted for US tariffs. The list of $50 billion to $60 billion worth of annual imports is expected to target "largely high-technology" products.
We reached out to TipRanks to get a list of their top analysts in the energy sector along with their top current picks. TipRanks does not separate out energy from the broader sector of Basic Materials, so these analysts come from the Basic Materials sector with a focus on energy. Because the energy sector, along with the broader market, suffered a correction at the beginning of February, many of their selections offer a better point than first selected.
Reuters is reporting that Chicago-based commodity trading advisors and fund manager LJM Partners Ltd, is closing its doors after experiencing massive losses following the extreme sell-off in equity markets in early February.