February 8, 2017 / 6:16 PM / 7 months ago

Business Watch: Living in a 'bipolar world'

A trader wearing a Trump hat works at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

‘We’re living in a bipolar world’

BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink added is voice to the choir of major figures in the financial world calling for a dose of caution after Trump’s election touched off a rally in U.S. stocks. ”The markets are probably ahead of themselves,” he said.

That’s no longer amore

A once unthinkable scenario has come up for discussion in Italy: ditching the euro and go back to the old lira currency.

New York Times goes BOGO

The New York Times’s latest marketing effort includes a free, one-year subscription to streaming service Spotify for readers who buy a digital subscription for a year. Incentives are needed because, while subscriptions have steadily increased lately (thank you, Donald Trump), it has not been enough to offset an overall fall in revenue.

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