Wincrest, net short U.S. stocks, says lofty valuations dangerous

(Reuters) – Emerging markets are the “anti-bubble” to increasingly expensive U.S. stocks, Barbara Ann Bernard, founder and chief investment officer of asset manager Wincrest Capital, said on Monday. Lofty equity valuations of companies like Apple Inc (AAPL.O) were dangerous, Bernard, whose investments include Saudi Arabian gyms and Indian shoe maker Relaxo Footwears Ltd (RLXO.NS), said in an interview in the […]

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JPMorgan says 'oui' to Paris expansion post-Brexit

PARIS (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) is the latest investment bank to significantly expand its Paris hub as part of plans to relocate some services from London after Britain’s exit from the European Union, snapping up new premises in the French capital. JPMorgan would have said “No” to a Paris move back in 2016, its French executive told […]

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Dan Hoffman: US will stay in Iraq to fight ISIS – Trump’s order to kill Soleimani benefits both countries

Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei praises missile attack on US troops in Iraq Ayatollah Ali Khamenei conducted prayers in Tehran and used the platform to praise the country’s retaliatory strike against the U.S. over the killing of one of its top generals; Fox News national security analyst Dr. Walid Phares reacts. America’s military involvement in Iraq and our fight against the ISIS […]

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U.S. Supreme Court takes up presidential Electoral College dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the 2020 race heats up, the Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a dispute involving the complex U.S. presidential election system focusing on whether Electoral College electors are free to break their pledges to back the candidate who wins their state’s popular vote, an act that could upend an election. The Supreme Court will take […]

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U.S. will work to determine if ex-ambassdor Yovanovitch was under threat – Pompeo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday. Documents released this week indicated Lev Parnas, a Ukraine-born U.S. citizen, helped U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden and his […]

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