Tag Archives: slip

Asian shares slip in holiday-thinned trade, focus turns to U.S. data

Asian shares struggled on Thursday after a lacklustre performance on Wall Street, with investors looking to U.S. economic data later in the day for potential catalysts even as markets started winding down ahead of the holidays. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS erased early modest gains and slipped 0.3 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei stock index… Read More »

Bond yields slip on U.S. jobs data, euro steady before Italy vote

Bond yields fell on Friday as solid U.S. jobs data reinforced the view that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates gradually, while stock and currency markets were cautious ahead of an Italian constitutional reform vote on Sunday. Crude futures rebounded on a weaker dollar, resuming a rise sparked by a cut in oil output agreed this week… Read More »

Pittsburgh TV anchor gets the pink slip for inflammatory comments on Facebook

Like it or not, what you say on social media could have serious implications in your professional career. Case in point, WTAE-TV new anchor Wendy Bell was fired for inflammatory comments she wrote on her Facebook page, reports The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In a now-deleted Facebook post, Bell opined on a mass shooting in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania that took the lives… Read More »