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

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

Tickers in this article: WFC C JPM BAC

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

Tickers in this article: PNRA XLY BC STI USB PNC

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

Deutsche Bank Pays Dearly to Sell Billions in Bonds to Clubby Investors

Deutsche Bank Pays Dearly to Sell Billions in Bonds to Clubby Investors

Tickers in this article: DB JPM

Deutsche Bank, which hasn't done a big bond deal with institutional investors since May, had to pay a hefty premium, given recent concerns over its capital levels.

10/11/16 - 01:01 PM EDT

Week Ahead: Fed on Watch Again With Sights on Rate Hike Clues

Week Ahead: Fed on Watch Again With Sights on Rate Hike Clues

Tickers in this article: SYY VIPS URBN A DKS BHP

The Federal Reserve will be the underlying current fueling market activity in the coming week as questions remain over when a rate hike might come next.

08/14/16 - 09:45 AM EDT

Week in Review: Crude Rallies, Retail Earnings Push Stocks to Records

Week in Review: Crude Rallies, Retail Earnings Push Stocks to Records

Tickers in this article: JWN JCP KSS M FOSL COH

Wall Street ended the week just points from new records as disappointing retail data on Friday failed to overshadow a blockbuster Thursday.

08/12/16 - 07:29 PM EDT

Week Ahead: Media Giants, Retailers Have Chance to Shine

Week Ahead: Media Giants, Retailers Have Chance to Shine

Tickers in this article: YELP DIS JD NWSA SINA BABA

The earnings season hits the final stretch in the coming week as quarterly reports from media giants and retailers continue to filter in.

08/07/16 - 09:45 AM EDT

Week in Review: S&P 500 Ends First Week of August Positive After Robust Jobs Report

Week in Review: S&P 500 Ends First Week of August Positive After Robust Jobs Report

Tickers in this article: PCLN TWX PFE CVS GM FCAU

A blowout July jobs report helped push both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record high closes on Friday.

08/05/16 - 07:30 PM EDT