Morgan Stanley's stock picks for 'fresh money'

The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders and Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley chief U.S. equity strategist, discuss Morgan Stanley's "Fresh Money Buy List" that emphasizes a stock-picking environment in the market. Source link

Facebook Zuckerberg needs to testify Cambridge Analytica

Congress on Friday formally asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about what happened with the Cambridge Analytica data scandal — and what Facebook is doing to protect user data and privacy. In a letter from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce sent on Friday — which handles consumer protection, data security and internet…

Citi downgrades red-hot chip stock Micron due to falling flash memory prices

One Wall Street firm is getting worried about Micron shares after the stock’s surge so far this year. Micron reported better than expected fiscal second-quarter earnings Thursday and gave financial guidance for the next quarter above expectations. But Citi Research is concerned lower flash memory pricing will hurt the chipmaker’s financial results later this year….

‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Stomps to $2.4M in Thursday Previews: Box Office

7:21 AM PDT 3/23/2018 by Pamela McClintock That’s behind the preview gross for the first ‘Pacific Rim.’ The bots are back. Legendary and Universal’s big-budget Pacific Rim: Uprising began stomping into North American theaters Thursday night, grossing $2.4 million from 2,850 theaters. That compares to $3.6 million in previews for the first Pacific Rim, which…

Smokers who vape occasionally two-thirds less likely to drop smoking

Smokers who vape are half as likely to ditch tobacco as those who never use e-cigarettes, new research suggests. Even those who just occasionally vape are 67 percent less likely to ditch smoking for good, a study found. Daily e-cigarette users are 48 percent less likely to quit the cancer-causing habit, the research adds. Study…

‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ has grown to twice the size of Texas, study finds

The study, carried out by an international team of scientists alongside The Ocean Cleanup Foundation, utilized two aircraft surveys and 30 vessels to cross the debris field. The three-year mapping effort showed plastic pollution in the world’s oceans is “increasing exponentially” since measurements began in 1970. “We were surprised by the amount of large plastic…

China’s so ready for the US it’s embarrassing

China‘s response to President Donald Trump‘s tariffs was so swift that it was actually quite embarrassing for the United States, according to CNBC’s Jim Cramer. Earlier Friday, China announced plans for reciprocal tariffs on 128 U.S. products, including pork, wine, fruit, and steel. It came a day after Trump’s announcement of tariffs on up to…

US indicts Iranian nationals in Iran government-backed scheme on US universities

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general, speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Nine Iranians were indicted by the Justice Department on Friday over the alleged hacking and theft of data from universities, private corporations and government…

Review: In ‘Barry,’ This Actor Slays Them, Offstage

The series, created by Mr. Hader and Alec Berg (“Silicon Valley”), ingeniously mixes wetwork and dry irony. (The relationship between Barry and Fuches, as it develops, is very much that of a frustrated actor and a money-minded agent.) But it would be a cold satire without the transformation of Mr. Hader, best known for playing…