Economy & Bondsrss

World's Central Banks Plan for U.K. 'Brexit'

As campaigning in Britain's referendum on European Union membership enters its final week, central banks cooperate to prevent financial panic if the 'leave' camp prevails.

06/16/16 - 06:04 AM EDT

Chicago Fed's Evans Makes Case for Delay in Rate Rise

The Federal Open Market Committee is expected to make an incremental rate increase at its June meeting.

06/03/16 - 05:53 AM EDT

China Has Started to Build This Massive Site to Help Military Crack Secret Codes

China Has Started to Build This Massive Site to Help Military Crack Secret Codes

China is working on a massive quantum research facility that will serve a host of key functions.

09/11/17 - 08:15 PM EDT

Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall in Florida

Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall in Florida

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Here's what you need to know about Hurricane Irma and how it will affect your safety, supplies and insurance and what help in government funding may be coming.

09/10/17 - 10:11 PM EDT

Why the U.S. Dollar Will Soon Plunge Even Further in Value

Why the U.S. Dollar Will Soon Plunge Even Further in Value

Trump wants an export-friendly weak currency, and central banks and foreign countries seem ready to oblige.

09/05/17 - 07:40 AM EDT

How World's Largest Drug Distributor Is Helping Harvey Victims Treat Snakebites

How World's Largest Drug Distributor Is Helping Harvey Victims Treat Snakebites

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Two McKesson executives described their efforts amid nearly around-the-clock fight to make sure the firm continued to supply its hospital and drugstore customers with critical medical supplies.

09/04/17 - 06:00 PM EDT

Maybe Darwin Can Better Explain Markets

Maybe Darwin Can Better Explain Markets

Andrew Lo offers a theory of financial markets based in evolutionary biology in his new book, "Adaptive Markets."

08/27/17 - 06:50 AM EDT

Currency-Manipulating China Gives Trump What He Wants -- A Cheap Dollar

Currency-Manipulating China Gives Trump What He Wants -- A Cheap Dollar

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President Donald Trump has accused China of keeping its currency artificially low to bolster its trade surplus with the U.S. Now, the yuan is strengthening.

08/13/17 - 10:20 AM EDT

Don't Expect the U.S. Dollar to Be Hot This Summer

Don't Expect the U.S. Dollar to Be Hot This Summer

The greenback is nowhere close to bottoming out.

08/01/17 - 06:30 AM EDT

Travis Kalanick and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Travis Kalanick and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

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George Clooney made a billion-dollar deal on tequila and Travis Kalanick had the worst week on Wall Street.

06/26/17 - 04:12 PM EDT

The Odds of a U.S. Recession Are Dangerously Low -- Is Anyone Thinking About the Worst?

The Odds of a U.S. Recession Are Dangerously Low -- Is Anyone Thinking About the Worst?

The odds of a recession occurring during the next 12 months are nearly nonexistent.

06/24/17 - 01:00 AM EDT

This General Electric Business Is a Cash Cow That Investors Have Almost Forgotten About

This General Electric Business Is a Cash Cow That Investors Have Almost Forgotten About

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Making planes is lucrative.

06/15/17 - 11:30 PM EDT