Tag Archives: Market Intelligence

Google Demotes Holocaust Denial and Hate Sites in Update to Algorithm

In recent months, Google has confronted a new and unsettling trend: Its top search results for questions about the Holocaust lead to neo-Nazi sites while queries about different ethnic groups direct users to racist or inflammatory material. The company last week said it was reluctant to take action, citing a desire to preserve the integrity…


Snapchat Has Chosen These Finance Giants to Lead Its IPO

Photo-sharing app Snapchat has chosen Morgan Stanley ms and Goldman Sachs gs as lead bankers for its initial public offering, which could happen as soon as March, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The banks were notified of their role early this week, according to the report. Snapchat’s parent is working on an…


Your 30-Year Mortgage Rate Should Be Lower Than It Is Now

Mortgage rates usually move in tandem with bond yields. Which is why following the U.K.’s decision to exit the EU, bond yields tumbled as investors sought a safe haven, while U.S. mortgage rates also slid to near all-time lows. According to mortgage giant Freddie Mac on Thursday, the 30-year-fixed-rate mortgage averaged about 3.41% this week–down…