Trump's Economy Keeps Creating Jobs Even Amid Signs of Slowdown

Trump's Economy Keeps Creating Jobs Even Amid Signs of Slowdown

A government report this week is expected to show that the economy added about 180,000 jobs last month, an increase from the 155,000 jobs added in November but below the average 206,000 jobs per month added during all of 2018.

Apple's Revenue Warning Not a Worry for Samsung, Huawei

Apple's Revenue Warning Not a Worry for Samsung, Huawei

Samsung is less exposed to China than Apple.

It's Trump vs. Computer as Robo-Economist Predicts U.S. Slowdown

It's Trump vs. Computer as Robo-Economist Predicts U.S. Slowdown

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's GDPNow computer-based economic forecaster gets uncannily accurate roughly a month before official quarterly data releases on gross domestic product. The latest projection for a 2.7% fourth-quarter reading could confirm traders' fears that the stimulus from President Donald Trump's tax cuts is fading.

Stocks Gain on Last Day of Worst Year for Equities Since 2008

Stocks Gain on Last Day of Worst Year for Equities Since 2008

Stocks rise Monday on positive trade news from President Donald Trump on China.

Economist Perspective: Market Volatility: Headwinds, from Trade War to Rates

Economist Perspective: Market Volatility: Headwinds, from Trade War to Rates

2018 was a transformational year for the global markets. Will the lag effects of major market events cause economic headwinds in 2019?

AngloGold Ashanti Has More Upside to Mine

AngloGold Ashanti Has More Upside to Mine

While AU looks extended, that does not mean we will get a dip to buy.

Fed Raises Interest Rates While Signaling Hiking Campaign May Slow

Fed Raises Interest Rates While Signaling Hiking Campaign May Slow

The Federal Reserve raised U.S. interest rates on Wednesday for the fourth time this year, but officials signaled that they might pause or halt the rate-hiking campaign early next year.

Fed Seen Raising Rates as Markets Reel, Trump Rants

Fed Seen Raising Rates as Markets Reel, Trump Rants

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to boost the benchmark for short-term borrowing costs at a meeting that concludes Wednesday. Fed officials may also signal that they might pause or halt the rate-hiking campaign early next year.

What Is Litecoin? What to Know in 2019

What Is Litecoin? What to Know in 2019

Litecoin, much like Bitcoin, is a cryptocurrency that is a digital payment method using blockchain technology to allow investors to transfer and trade "coins."

Texas Fund's Soured Bet on Exotic-Country Stocks Takes Further Hit

Texas Fund's Soured Bet on Exotic-Country Stocks Takes Further Hit

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas lost 0.6% during the third quarter on its $14 billion holdings of stocks from countries like China, Brazil, Russia and Turkey. Such declines helped to cap the fund's overall return to 2.2% -- well below the average for U.S. institutional investment plans.