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It’s Friday the 13th, but the bulls should be feeling a bit lucky, given the S&P 500 stands at a five-month high. Our call of the day from Ben Carlson may embolden the bulls. It tackles a hot topic — this FAANG-tastic stock market’s top heaviness. See full story.
Trump rips Theresa May, says ‘soft’ Brexit would ‘kill’ any future U.S.-U.K trade deal
President Donald Trump teed off on British Prime Minister Theresa May in an interview published late Thursday, saying her “soft” Brexit plan would “kill” any potential trade deal between the U.S. and the U.K. See full story.
As the trade war heats up, Goldman says take cover in these stocks
The U.S. and China are exchanging barbs and throwing punches over trade, threatening to upset the global apple cart. Yet Goldman Sachs remained surprisingly sanguine, if not upbeat, amid heightened tensions between the two economic heavyweights. See full story.
Tesla hits key deliveries threshold and that means federal tax credit will be phased out
Tesla has delivered 200,000 electric cars, triggering the phase-out of a $7,500 federal electric vehicle tax credit. See full story.
Bitcoin or Buffett? One gambler is willing to wager millions on the first
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is trading at $287,100 a share. Bitcoin is barely clearing $6,000. One crypto fan believes the gap between the two won’t last. In fact, he’s willing to bet millions of dollars on it. See full story.
MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE
This restructuring practice can feel uncomfortable, so prepare by shifting your mindset. See full story.