Fallout from money manager Kenneth Fisher’s remarks tops $1 billion in lost assets

BOSTON (Reuters) – Fallout from Kenneth Fisher’s alleged insensitive remarks about women escalated on Friday when a large Iowa pension plan cut ties with the money manager, whose firm has lost more than $1 billion in assets under management in the last week. The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System was Continue Reading

Europe’s Brexit deal cheers dampened by familiar snags

LONDON (Reuters) – Confirmation of a new Brexit deal sent sterling to a five-month high on Thursday and hoisted European stocks to a year-and-a-half peak, before familiar doubts about British parliamentary support for the agreement hauled them back. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock Continue Reading

Italy’s Del Vecchio calls on Mediobanca to grow through M&A

MILAN (Reuters) – Mediobanca’s third-biggest investor Leonardo Del Vecchio called for it to get bigger through acquisition on Friday, stepping up his questioning of the Italian merchant bank’s strategy. FILE PHOTO: Milan’s business district skyline is seen from downtown Milan, Italy , January 13, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo The 84-year-old Continue Reading

Wall Street Week Ahead: Bruised U.S. banks expected to report third quarter earnings decline

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The biggest U.S. banks are expected to kick off the earnings season on a sour note next week due to falling interest rates, which may have pressured net interest margins enough to cause the sector’s first year-over-year earnings per share decline in three years. FILE PHOTO: Continue Reading

Tech stocks lift Wall Street as reports brighten hopes of trade deal

(Reuters) – Wall Street rose for the first time in three sessions on Wednesday with technology stocks providing a boost, as a report that China was open to a partial trade deal soothed investor nerves ahead of high-level talks on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the Continue Reading

Batting Cages in Edmonton

Batting Cages Evolution Sports Excellence is proud to provide two batting cages outfitted with popular HitTrax. HitTrax™ is the first and only baseball simulator A powerful combination of analytics and entertainment that has never before been available to indoor facilities. Patent pending technology delivers innovation to the baseball industry by Continue Reading