A Blog To Watch

- Rob Nudds

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Oris has really found its groove with the Sixty-Five collection. It took me a while to get into the brand because I saw a lot of just-okay pieces that looked like homages to other brands. What the Sixty-Five collection did for me was create a...

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- Kenny Yeo

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Blancpain, arguably the master of stylish classic-looking watches, welcomes its most elegant GMT watch yet with the new Villeret GMT Date.

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- David Bredan

At BaselWorld 2019, the Rolex Day-Date 36 finally got to catch up with its big brother, the Day-Date 40. For four years, those privileged with their eyes and wallets set at the Day-Date 36, had to wait for this high-prestige range to receive all those...

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- David Bredan

The Jacob & Co. Astronomia Casino, also known as Jacob & Co. Astronomia Gambler, is another unique creation from Jacob & Co., conceived, designed and produced to be another step toward their goal of ruling over the segment of preposterously over-engineered, fun, ultra-high-end watches —...

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- Ariel Adams

At the 77th Monaco Grand Prix, event sponsor TAG Heuer will unveil the new reference CAW211V.FC6466 limited-edition (just 169 pieces) TAG Heuer Monaco 1969-1979 watch as part of the brand’s 50th-anniversary celebration of the Monaco watch collection. Formula 1 racing continues to be a pinnacle...

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Luxury Brand Watches

Tag Heuer Formula 1 Chronograph

SEIKO Prospex 200M Diver Scuba Spring drive Titanium

Tag Heuer Aquaracer Black Dial Automatic Men’s Watch

Markets

Chinese companies have become avid issuers of bonds that convert into shares, building on a stock-market rally to raise funds at low interest rates.

Sharp equity swings have caught the attention of some individual investors who believe the market has reached a point where picking the right stocks matters more than throwing money into index-tracking funds.

Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other financial services.

Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that exposed customer data.

The stalemate between the U.S. and China dragged the Dow lower for a fifth consecutive week, its longest such losing streak since 2011.

Japan’s currency rose against the dollar as global political uncertainty and trade concern drove investors into haven currencies.

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion to purchase WellCare Health Plans.

U.S. government bond prices ticked lower Friday, a day after a sharp rally carried yields to new 2019 lows.

Oil prices settled higher on Friday, stabilizing one day after the biggest drop this year

Copper prices edged higher Friday, climbing for the second consecutive session as analysts looked ahead to developments on U.S.-China trade policy.

The reasons Tesla climbed so far and is now stumbling are one and the same. The auto pioneer relies on investor confidence the way its cars rely on electricity.

Tyson Foods is reportedly considering building a beef plant in Kazakhstan specifically to supply China, a huge export market. The move might make sense, particularly given Chinese tariffs on U.S. beef.

Muddy Waters, the pugnacious Californian hedge fund run by Carson Block, is enjoying a day in the sun.

Crazy but true: Countries with faster-growing economies often produce lower—not higher—stock-market returns.

Amid concerns about rising levels of corporate debt, ordinary investment-grade bonds deserve more scrutiny.

U.S. government-bond prices ticked lower after rallying sharply a day earlier.

China’s central bank and banking regulator took over a troubled small commercial bank, Baoshang Bank, citing the lender as a severe credit risk.

Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intuit, Target, Ross Stores, Autodesk and Splunk.

Domino’s Pizza has a world-wide network of food distributors with access to the coveted last mile and a lower valuation.

Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the past two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run.