Financial Markets

World markets lower over tariffs, German tensions

Jun 18, 2018

Global stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.

US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries

Jun 15, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction

Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower

Jun 15, 2018

Stocks are closing slightly lower Friday after the Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports and China responded with planned tariffs of its own

Financial Crisis

Europe, Fed moves show global shift away from cheap money

Jun 14, 2018

Two of the globe's most powerful central banks are gradually withdrawing the easy money policies that helped repair the damage of the Great Recession.

German minister urges jobless fund, tax to bolster euro

Jun 9, 2018

Germany's finance minister is urging bolder steps to strengthen the euro currency union by setting up a fund to help countries hard hit by unemployment and by laying the foundations of an EU-wide tax system

IMF agrees to $50 billion deal to help Argentina's economy

Jun 8, 2018

Argentina and the International Monetary Fund have agreed on a three-year $50 billion stand-by financing deal aimed at strengthening the South American country's economy

Financial Planning

Beware of hidden taxes in retirement

Jun 11, 2018

Even the best states for taxes in retirement may have some tax traps

What's in your 401(k)? For more investors, just 1 fund

Jun 5, 2018

More and more retirement savers have their entire 401(k) account in just a single mutual fund, and investment advisers are fine with it

Utah lawmaker wants to raise legal marriage age to 18

May 18, 2018

A Utah lawmaker wants to raise the state's legal marriage age to 18 to prevent girls from being pressured into unions associated with higher poverty and lower education rates

Financial Performance

This Week: Oracle results; May home sales; Philly Fed survey

Jun 18, 2018

This Week: Oracle results; May home sales; Philly Fed survey

Etsy raises fees and revenue outlook, shares soar

Jun 14, 2018

Etsy bumps fees and revenue outlook, sending shares surging

This Week: Adobe, Dave & Buster's results; Fed meeting

Jun 11, 2018

This Week: Adobe, Dave & Buster's results; Fed meeting

Financial Services

US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries

Jun 15, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction

Citigroup to pay $100M to settle rate manipulation charges

Jun 15, 2018

Citigroup agrees to pay $100 million to settle interest rate manipulation allegations

Argentine government reassures investors amid peso fall

Jun 15, 2018

The Argentine government says the appointment of a new central bank chief is intended to generate confidence following a sharp depreciation of the peso

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