UK Prime Minister Theresa May Will Resign If Lawmakers Support Her Brexit Deal

UK Prime Minister Theresa May Will Resign If Lawmakers Support Her Brexit Deal

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has told her party colleagues she will resign if members support her Brexit deal just hours before lawmakers are set to vote on alternatives to a plan that has already suffered two defeats in Parliament.

Banks Charge Stiffer Penalties to Trap Savers in Low-Interest CDs

Banks Charge Stiffer Penalties to Trap Savers in Low-Interest CDs

DepositAccounts.com, which tracks the savings industry, says in a new report that banks are increasing early withdrawal penalties on certificates of deposit, making it harder for savers to exit and reinvest in higher-paying products as interest rates rise.

Fed at Center of Yield Curve Inversion and Falling Rates

Fed at Center of Yield Curve Inversion and Falling Rates

When you hear someone say that a curve inversion 'predicts' a recession, what it really means is that bond traders are 'predicting' a Fed rate cut.

U.S. Trade Deficit Shrinks Faster Than Expected in Win for Trump

U.S. Trade Deficit Shrinks Faster Than Expected in Win for Trump

The U.S. international trade deficit shrinks faster than expected in January, helping to alleviate concerns over President Donald Trump's economic policies after a surge in imports in December.

Yield-Curve Inversion Isn't Threatening Stocks Yet -- Here's When It Will

Yield-Curve Inversion Isn't Threatening Stocks Yet -- Here's When It Will

Why you shouldn't care about the yield-curve inversion now, but should care about it later.

U.S. Consumer Confidence Drops Unexpectedly as Economy Slows

U.S. Consumer Confidence Drops Unexpectedly as Economy Slows

A monthly survey from the Conference Board shows that consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in March amid signs that the economy is poised to slow in 2019.

As Recession Signs Emerge, Federal Reserve Could Turn Even More Dovish

As Recession Signs Emerge, Federal Reserve Could Turn Even More Dovish

The Federal Reserve, led by Chairman Jerome Powell, said last week it will hold interest rates steady while waiting for signs that the economy is stabilizing. But traders and economists at Bank of America say the Fed could loosen monetary conditions more than previously expected, leading to an acceleration in growth and a reversal of a growing number of recent indicators pointing to recession.

When 3-Month and 10-Year Yields Invert, How Should Investors React?

When 3-Month and 10-Year Yields Invert, How Should Investors React?

This yield curve inversion has been a useful leading indicator of a recession, but what really matters is whether it is a signal we can profit from.

US Yield Curve Hugs Inversion; Recession Signal Clouded by Negative Global Rates

US Yield Curve Hugs Inversion; Recession Signal Clouded by Negative Global Rates

U.S. Treasury bond yields continued to suggest difficult times ahead for the world's biggest economy, with the gap between short and longer-dated interest rates at the lowest levels in a decade, even as analysts and policymakers question the meaning of one of the markets most reliable recession indicators.

Try on This 'Would-Be' Dividend Aristocrat for Its Yield

Try on This 'Would-Be' Dividend Aristocrat for Its Yield

If it weren't for its smaller market cap, this footwear company would be on the list of Dividend Aristocrats.