Definitely market moving news here folks, time to start selling the losers and buying the winners.
At Sotheby’s, the crown is king. The plastic topper worn by Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace in his last photo shoot sold for $594,750 (including Sotheby’s “buyer’s premium” fees and taxes) during an auction Tuesday night — despite its original $6 price tag. At the auction house’s first hip-hop memorabilia auction — which featured a one-of-a-kind Def Jam Recordings jacket, a triptych of pioneering DJs painted by Fab 5 Freddy and Judith Leiber’s crystal-encrusted handbag inspired by a boombox — the crown’s original purchaser said he didn’t buy the royal-rig for its gold content and ... (full story)
The price of gold is moving higher ahead of the latest Fed monetary policy decision and commentary later in the day and is supported by a cluster of positive technical signals. ...
tweet at 10:06am: I understand a deal has been reached btw Tories who wanted to vote for Bob Neil’s amendment to the controversial UKIM bill and the govt - it gives an extra layer of parliamentary oversight - ministers hope prevents rebellion next week tweet at 10:07am: Wonder also if it might be enough to stop Lord Keen leaving govt after all? tweet at 10:08am: Have not seen text of the suggested changes yet and no official confirmation - but white smoke from the Commons after a lot of talks
The U.S. Census Bureau announced the following new manufacturing and trade statistics for July 2020: The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments ...
tweet at 10:57am: UK'S PM JOHNSON: WE ARE LOOKING AT WAYS TO HELP SMES WITH THEIR DEBTS. tweet at 10:58am: UK PM JOHNSON: THE THREAT OF FUTURE INTEREST RATE RISES IS SOMETHING WE NEED TO BEAR IN MIND.
tweet at 10:55am: "I'm probably more optimistic about the potential for a deal in the last 72 hours than I have been in the last 72 days," Meadows said. tweet at 10:53am: State and local aid is still a major stumbling block for the Trump administration in stimulus talks, White House chief of staff @MarkMeadows tells CNBC. "Hopefully that number is closer to the $250-$300 billion range," he said. tweet at 11:04am: WH CHIEF OF STAFF MEADOWS: THE BIGGEST STUMBLING BLOCK FOR THE WH IS USING PANDEMIC AS A BAILOUT FOR POORLY RUN STATES.
tweet at 11:25am: *oxford says vaccine trial illness unlikely to be linked to shot