A period of relative placidity in global markets has come to a screeching halt amid President Donald Trump’s elevated, and surprising, truculence on China tariffs, prompting strategists at Goldman Sachs to increase in their forecast the chances for an escalation of international trade tensions. Although the strategists believe there isRead More →

Uber Technologies dropped its offering prospectus late Thursday as it prepares for an initial public offering in May. The one number it hopes potential investors will notice is revenue growth, which was up 42% last year to $11.3 billion from $7.9 billion in 2017. That’s probably enough for the growth-at-any-priceRead More →

Uber Technologies Inc. officially filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday afternoon, setting up one of the most anticipated Silicon Valley IPOs since Facebook Inc. FB, -0.17%   Uber did not list a targeted price for shares, putting in a placeholder target ofRead More →

Celebrating the holidays can be expensive, but marking the start of 2019 doesn’t have to be. Some food chains, ride share services and retailers are offering deals discounts and free stuff — not just free advice on sticking with New Year’s resolutions. The promos are welcome news. The holidays canRead More →

One very important theme for investors during 2018 has been the return to volatility, as investors worry about Federal Reserve tightening and President Trump’s trade dispute with China. The market always looks ahead, and another important focus for investors is the massive cut in the maximum federal income-tax rate forRead More →