‘Black Swan’ author says if investors don’t use a ‘tail hedge,’ he recommends ‘not being in the market’—‘We’re facing a huge amount of uncertainty’


“ ‘If you don’t have a tail hedge, I suggest not being in the market we’re facing a huge amount of uncertainty.’  ” That’s “Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable” author Nassim Nicholas Taleb offering his view on the risks swirling in the market and a growing lack of clarityRead More →

Wall Street Breakfast: Black Friday In Full Swing


Holiday-shortened session While it’s not a Thanksgiving hangover, Wall Street futures are pointing to declines of 0.2% ahead of a half-day trading session. Sentiment that propelled stocks to several rounds of record highs is under pressure from a human rights dispute in Hong Kong that could upend progress in Sino-U.S.Read More →

How to get the best Black Friday deals at Costco


NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Watch for holiday shopping tips and announcements about your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 29. Costco Black Friday store hours Costco COST, -0.09%   will be closedRead More →

Black Friday Yen Seasonality Could Trigger Larger Breakout


The US shopping season begins in earnest with “Black Friday.” Holiday sales ads have increasingly targeted electronics. Shopping patterns have grown into a measurable impact on the Japanese yen, lasting from approximately Black Friday through Christmas. The Japanese yen displays seasonal weakness between Black Friday and Christmas. I measure seasonalityRead More →

Why automation could disproportionately hurt black workers


The future of work looks even bleaker for African-American workers, a new report suggests. Black Americans are poised to be disproportionately impacted by automation, according to research released this month by McKinsey & Co., with the possibility of some 132,000 African-American jobs being displaced as a result of automation byRead More →

Aphria: Back In Black – Aphria Inc. (NYSE:APHA)


All dollar amounts are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. Last quarter, Aphria posted disappointing results with a sharp decline in their core cannabis business. Aphria did not repeat those disappointing results again: Results from their May quarter, announced on August 1st, are phenomenal. Aphria posted its first EBITDA profitRead More →