Financial Markets

Argentina's Fernández announces vice presidential bid

May 18, 2019

Argentina's former President Cristina Fernández announced on Saturday her candidacy for vice president in October's general elections, a surprising move that now puts a more moderate challenger at the helm of the presidential ticket

Markets Right Now: Stocks closing lower Friday

May 17, 2019

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street Friday as investors again worry whether the U.S. and China can settle their dispute over trade

Stocks flip flop as market's trade-war spin cycle continues

May 17, 2019

Stocks flopped on Friday, and investors herded into the safety of bonds after the market's reading on the U.S.-China trade war flipped back to worry

Financial Crisis

Argentina's Fernández announces vice presidential bid

May 18, 2019

Argentina's former President Cristina Fernández announced on Saturday her candidacy for vice president in October's general elections, a surprising move that now puts a more moderate challenger at the helm of the presidential ticket

Cuba launches widespread rationing in face of crisis

May 11, 2019

The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

May 10, 2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

Financial Planning

Liz Weston: The life-changing magic of working a bit longer

May 13, 2019

Delaying Social Security benefits even a few months can have a positive impact on your standard of living in retirement

What market tumble? Workers up 401(k) savings to record

May 9, 2019

Last year's scary tumble for the stock market wasn't enough to scare workers off of saving for retirement

Bride market trafficks Pakistani Christian women to China

May 7, 2019

Hundreds young women from Pakistan's small Christian minority have been trafficked to China as brides in recent months as their community is targeted in an aggressive new marriage market, activists and officials say

Financial Performance

Markets Right Now: Stocks closing lower Friday

May 17, 2019

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street Friday as investors again worry whether the U.S. and China can settle their dispute over trade

Stocks flip flop as market's trade-war spin cycle continues

May 17, 2019

Stocks flopped on Friday, and investors herded into the safety of bonds after the market's reading on the U.S.-China trade war flipped back to worry

Stocks shrug off an early slide and turn higher, led by tech

May 15, 2019

Stocks shook off an early slump and marched higher in afternoon trading, led by solid gains in Microsoft, Facebook and Google

Financial Services

American Express buys restaurant reservation service Resy

May 15, 2019

American Express buys online reservation startup Resy, AmEx's latest move to maintain a foothold for its cardmembers in some of the world's most desired restaurants.

2 Chinese men indicted for hacking Anthem, 3 other companies

May 9, 2019

The Justice Department says a grand jury has indicted two Chinese men for hacking into the computers of health insurer Anthem Inc. and three other, unnamed companies

Trump calls on Congress to end 'surprise medical bills'

May 9, 2019

Trump wants quick action by Congress to end 'surprise medical bills'

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