Markets   |   5 July 2017
Oil to rally 20% before year’s end — the case from a UBS analyst

A 20% rally for oil — by December? Yes, the unloved commodity is poised for a big rally in the second half of the year, as the market finally starts to make a dent in supplies, according to UBS commodity analyst Giovanni Staunovo. Staunovo’s view is that West Texas Intermediate crude oil CLQ7, -1.30% could…

Markets   |   5 July 2017
High-profile glitches aren’t rare — here’s how they keep rattling markets

Our technology has become so advanced that markets are never hit by glitches, right? Not at all. The Nasdaq data mishap Tuesday is only the latest high-profile malfunction to rattle investors. In that incident, huge price moves for Apple AAPL, -0.24%  , Amazon AMZN, -1.48% , Zynga ZNGA, -0.55%  and other stocks erroneously appeared live on…

Markets   |   5 July 2017
3 reasons why the Bank of England should raise interest rates for the first time in a decade

Fresh installments of the “Harry Potter” and “Pirates of the Caribbean” films were big at the box office. Apple had just launched a new kind of device that browsed the web and made phone calls. A young Cristiano Ronaldo had led Manchester United to the Premiership title, and Amy Winehouse had the biggest album of…

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