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

Pai to Lay Out Plans for FCC on Wednesday

Pai to Lay Out Plans for FCC on Wednesday

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Ajit Pai, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, promised to return the U.S. to 'the light-touch approach' of regulating broadband.

03/05/17 - 07:30 PM EST

After Starboard Agitation, Perrigo Sells MS Drug Royalties for Up to $2.85B

After Starboard Agitation, Perrigo Sells MS Drug Royalties for Up to $2.85B

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Perrigo also said it will review its API business, which provides differentiated active pharmaceutical ingredients and finished dosage forms for the branded and generic industries.

02/27/17 - 09:22 PM EST

Currencies: Trump's Tweeting Likely to Pressure Dollar in February

Currencies: Trump's Tweeting Likely to Pressure Dollar in February

It used to be that when America sneezed, the world would catch cold. Today, it's when Trump Tweets, the world catches its breath.

02/01/17 - 06:03 AM EST

Why Traders Are Thrilled Trump Broke His Promise to Call Out China

Why Traders Are Thrilled Trump Broke His Promise to Call Out China

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On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump vowed repeatedly to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office.

01/28/17 - 09:56 AM EST

Prison Stocks Are on a Rampage Thanks to President Trump

Prison Stocks Are on a Rampage Thanks to President Trump

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Stellar gains.

01/22/17 - 05:41 PM EST

Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Close Out 2016 With Strong Gains

Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Close Out 2016 With Strong Gains

Tickers in this article: GS AAPL MSFT INTC MU QCOM

Stocks closed lower on the final trading day of 2016, but all three indices close the year with gains.

01/01/17 - 02:20 PM EST

Trump's State Dept. Pick Gives Dems Consolation Prize

Trump's State Dept. Pick Gives Dems Consolation Prize

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Critics charge that Tillerson has tried to have it both ways on climate change action.

12/12/16 - 06:00 AM EST

New Highs Aren't Justified for Bank Stocks, Given Fresh FDIC Data

New Highs Aren't Justified for Bank Stocks, Given Fresh FDIC Data

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The Quarterly Banking Profile for the third quarter from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation includes data investors should not ignore.

12/06/16 - 06:03 AM EST

Canada's WestJet, Eyeing International Expansion, Lures United Executive

Canada's WestJet, Eyeing International Expansion, Lures United Executive

Tickers in this article: UAL WJAFF LUV

Brian Znotins, who oversaw the buildup of United's San Francisco hub, returns home to Calgary to work for WestJet.

11/07/16 - 06:55 AM EST

Bitcoin May Be a Portfolio Diversifier, but There Are Still Risks

Bitcoin May Be a Portfolio Diversifier, but There Are Still Risks

Investors should put a small allocation toward the digital currency with a medium- to long-term view.

11/06/16 - 02:40 PM EST

With Just Months to Go, JPMorgan Leads Goldman Sachs in 2016 M&A

With Just Months to Go, JPMorgan Leads Goldman Sachs in 2016 M&A

Tickers in this article: JPM GS MS BAC C

Looks like Jamie Dimon's a winner, again: JPMorgan Chase is outpacing investment banking rivals in M&A league tables, handling 91 of the year's biggest deals.

10/17/16 - 07:30 AM EDT

How to Invest for 2017 and Beyond

How to Invest for 2017 and Beyond

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Themes like consumer discretionary spending and financials are promising for 2017 and beyond as the economy picks up, says one expert. Check out these stocks and ETFs.

10/15/16 - 05:00 PM EDT