Hedge-fund managers and other large speculators held a net-short position in 10-year note futures for the first time in almost two months amid speculation Federal Reserve officials may taper the pace of asset purchases.
Coffee houses hold a special place in London’s history. During the late 17th century, they were the birthplace of Lloyd’s of London and the London Stock Exchange -- two institutions that helped make the square-mile City of London a global financial capital.
Priceline.com Inc., the largest U.S. online-travel agent by market value, rose after first-quarter profit topped analysts’ estimates as travelers used the site to book hotel rooms. Shares climbed the most in 15 weeks.
Priceline.com Inc., the largest U.S. online-travel agent by market value, rose after first-quarter profit topped analysts’ estimates as travelers gravitated to the site to book hotel rooms. Shares rose the most in 10 weeks.
Constellation Software Inc.’s acquisition strategy has made it the third best-performing stock in Canada over the past five years, helping to lead a resurgence in the long-underperforming technology industry once dominated by smartphone maker BlackBerry.