Tim Bohen’s Take: Globetrotting, Vegan Meat, and Traders Helping Charity

What’s a current craze in the stock market? Meat that’s not meat, it’s actually vegetables … kinda … Hey, I won’t eat it, but I’ll trade the stock if it smells right. I’ll tell you all about it in this post, but that’s not all. You’ll also find out about how the trading community came together to educate each other while raising funds for charity… Plus you’ll hear about the crazy life of a hedge fund guy turned globe explorer on the back of his motorbike… All that and more.…

Japan’s Suntory joins rival Coca Cola to push Vietnam on plastic recycling By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Man walks past a signboard of Suntory Holdings at the entrance of Suntory World Headquarters in Tokyo By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese beverage giant Suntory Holdings said it would work with rival Coca-Cola (NYSE:) as well as Nestle to push the government in Vietnam, among the biggest contributors to plastic waste in the ocean, to create a large-scale recycling system. The alliance comes amid growing global outrage over such pollution, with the European Union voting to outlaw some single-use plastic items such as straws.…

JetBlue sues Walmart for trademark infringement over Jetblack service By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: JetBlue Airways aircraft at departure gates at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – JetBlue Airways Corp has sued Walmart (NYSE:) Inc for trademark infringement, in an effort to stop the world’s largest retailer from using the name Jetblack for its text-based personal shopping service. In a complaint filed on Friday night, JetBlue said Jetblack was a “transparent attempt” by Walmart to capitalize on the carrier’s goodwill, and would likely cause “significant consumer confusion” as the service expands…

Asian Stocks Mixed as Traders Await G-20 Summit; U.S.-Iran Tension in Focus By Investing.com

© Reuters. Investing.com – Asian stocks were mixed in morning trade on Monday as traders remained cautious ahead of the G-20 summit later this week, where U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are expected to discuss trade-related issues. China’s gained 0.2% by 10:30 PM ET (02:30 GMT), while the dropped 0.2%. Hong Kong’s climbed 0.4%. Japan’s and South Korea’s traded 0.3% higher. Down under, Australia’s ASX slipped 0.1%. The highly-anticipated G-20 summit in Osaka on Friday and Saturday are expected to gather attention later this week,…

Germany’s Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: German retailer Metro AG sign is seen on the steps of their headquarters in Duesseldorf FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholders on Sunday to hold off on taking action until management comments further. On Friday, EP Global Commerce, an acquisition vehicle owned by the Czech and Slovak investors, made the takeover offer, which valued the company at 5.8 billion euros ($6.6 billion). The retailer, noting that the…