- Global markets come under pressure as troubles mount in Ukraine and Gaza. Is this the trigger the stock market was waiting for? Unfolding geopolitical risks
- Higher oil prices follow sanctions and jet crash, with crude prices up $2 a barrel. Biggest two-day spike since December
- Brokers put consumers' interests second, or maybe third, behind their own. 'The entire process is insulting to consumers'
- Bitcoins saddled with label of a bubble currency after falling 45% from last year's peak. Skepticism around the virtual currency
- GE's planned spinoff of Synchrony Financial is the company's first step in exiting the consumer finance business. Adjusting its focus
- Got VIX? If and when volatility starts to climb, there are some S&P 500 stocks likely to show positive correlations. Hedging low-volatility concerns
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Global markets feeling pressure from increased geopolitical risks
Plus: Oil moves higher on the bad news, brokers keep consumers on the back burner, the Bitcoin bubble connection, GE's financial unit spinoff, and where to go when volatility starts rising
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