Tuesdays are generally a pretty boring day. The Monday blues have faded somewhat, yet it’s still too early in the week for respectable people to tie one on at a happy hour. It’s not even known as a “must see” night for television.
Chinese stocks trading in New York rose, posting their second weekly gain, on speculation the government will take additional steps to stimulate the economy. Weibo Corp. climbed 19 percent in its trading debut.
The fictional Robert Fairchild is one of the hottest names on Wall Street. He’s the hero of the 2011 novel “The Shipping Man,” a New York hedge fund manager who becomes so captivated by wild swings in freight rates that he buys a dry-cargo carrier and sets off on an adventure leading to run-ins with Somali pirates and Greek tycoons.