Your Evening Briefing
U.S. stocks closed lower for a fifth day, after a brutal morning gave way to an afternoon rally that fell short of pushing benchmark indices into positive territory. The question now becomes will today's rally continue tomorrow?
Here are today's top stories
Turkey rejected Riyadh’s account of the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, saying the murder of the U.S. resident was the result of a meticulously planned plot.
Dale Cebert was managing more than $400 million when Morgan Stanley Smith Barney fired him. The bank claimed he was the subject of multiple customer complaints, and put those allegations on his online employment record for anyone to see. But unlike most brokers, Cebert fought back.
Throughout the bull market, earnings season has been a refuge for investors, a quarterly reassurance that all is well in corporate America. This time around it’s been anything but.
One in five women say they are often, or always, the only female in the room at work. Dubbed "the Onlys," they face more challenges in the workplace than other women, according to a new survey.
What's Joe Weisenthal thinking? The Bloomberg news director is looking over a few ugly days in the markets. With rates near their highest levels of 2018, he's wondering what it will take to change the Fed's thinking.
What you'll need to know tomorrow
- One casualty of the Harvard trial may be your kid's legacy admission.
- Californians are fleeing to red states to avoid high home prices.
- Women-only coworking space The Wing is adding on-site daycare.
- One of China's biggest funds is getting ready to dump stocks.
- Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor says she has dementia.
- Want to save on holiday shopping? Wait until the very last minute.
- The slow death of Sears is both a crisis and opportunity for malls.
What you'll want to read tonight
At last, there’s good news for those who live in the shadow of America’s lesser range. Throughout the Northeast, a variety of enhancements—from season pass access to snowmaking and mountain improvements—will make it a particularly exciting year to be an East Coast skier. So don’t listen to your hater friends who ski out West or outside the U.S.: There are plenty of things to look forward to in the season ahead.
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