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  • Wall Street would love a 25% corporate rate but it's a long way off

    Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • A mystery trader can't stop betting that the stock market will go crazy
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    Business Insider4 hours ago

    A mystery trader can't stop betting that the stock market will go crazy

    Sure, price swings in the stock market have stayed locked near the lowest on record for the better part of two months. Two months after the volatility vigilante made a humongous wager that the CBOE Volatility Index — or VIX — would surge from its depressed levels by October, the trader has essentially extended that bet into December.

  • Amazon Has the Worst-Looking Chart on the Planet
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    The Street5 hours ago

    Amazon Has the Worst-Looking Chart on the Planet

    From a technical perspective, there isn't a whole lot more that could be going wrong on the Amazon (AMZN) weekly chart. A cluster of bearish indications in time and price have weighed on the stock the last several months. Key support in the $950 area is breaking down at this point in the Monday session. That could trigger an intermediate-term move that could take the stock down 20% from its July high. Let's catalog the technical damage and look for potential areas of support on the downside.   View Chart » View in New Window » Amazon had been trading in a rising triangle pattern for the last two years and last week a bearish engulfing candle formed that broke the triangle uptrend line on a closing

  • The most sought-after job in America pays $110,000 a year — if you have this skill
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    MarketWatch11 hours ago

    The most sought-after job in America pays $110,000 a year — if you have this skill

    As companies try to understand consumer behavior, data scientists are in high demand. Boasting a median base salary of $110,000 and a job-satisfaction score of 4.4 out of 5, data scientist was ranked No. 1 on the “Best Jobs in America” list in 2016 and 2017 based on the number of job openings, salary and overall job satisfaction. It was followed by devops engineers ($110,000 a year) — which combines development, testing and operations — data engineers ($106,000 a year), tax managers ($110,000 a year) and analytics managers ($112,000 a year). And the No. 1 skill most in demand for data scientists? The programming language Python (sought after in 72% of Glassdoor job postings), followed by R (64%),