Financial Markets

World stocks climb after US, China discuss trade talks

Dec 11, 2018

World markets mostly higher after US, China broach plans for talks to soothe trade dispute

Asian shares mixed on concerns over trade, economic outlook

Dec 11, 2018

Asian markets mixed on concerns over US-China trade row, economic outlook

Markets Right Now: US stocks end a bumpy day slightly higher

Dec 10, 2018

Stocks ended another bumpy day slightly higher as gains by big technology companies helped the market erase an early plunge.

Financial Crisis

Greece: Creditors approve U-turn on pension cuts

Nov 21, 2018

Greece's bailout creditors approve request to scrap pension cuts planned in 2019 following strong budget performance

Brexit, Italy, trade: Risks piling up for Europe's economy

Nov 16, 2018

Europe's long-running economic rebound is facing a mid-life crisis as it copes with worries including a potential debt explosion in Italy, an escalating US-China trade war and a potentially disruptive British exit from the European Union

Colombia opens camp for Venezuela migrants as exodus swells

Nov 13, 2018

Authorities in Colombia's capital have opened a camp for Venezuelan migrants as the number fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis continues to rise

Financial Planning

Working past 65? It's easier to do if you graduated college

Oct 8, 2018

Seniors are working deeper into their golden years, and Americans aged 65 and above are more likely to be employed now than at any point since the early 1960s

What a Fed rate hike means for you, at any age

Sep 26, 2018

How a Fed rate hike will may impact you in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond

How to write a will that won't trigger a family feud

Sep 24, 2018

Consider that what looks good on paper may not play out that way in real life

Financial Performance

Moonves scandal looms over CBS shareholder meeting

Dec 11, 2018

The investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against former CBS CEO Les Moonves will loom large over the network's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday.

Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

Nov 16, 2018

FAO Schwarz reopens 3 years after Fifth Avenue flagship store closed amid financial problems

Disney results jump on strong movie slate

Nov 8, 2018

Walt Disney Co.'s fourth-quarter earnings sailed passed expectations, boosted by a strong slate of movies including "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity War."

Financial Services

Slovak hospitals hold new Roma mothers against their will

Dec 10, 2018

An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma women vulnerable to racist abuse and physical violence

Markets Right Now: Hint of slower rate hikes sets off rally

Nov 28, 2018

Stocks are moving sharply higher after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the central bank might consider a pause in its interest rate hikes next year.

Cavalli to grow design unit with luxury project in Bahrain

Nov 28, 2018

The Roberto Cavalli fashion house is looking for future growth in the home decor and furniture sector, with a new project furnishing a luxury residential building in Bahrain

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