Financial Markets

Q&A: How can stocks cheer while bonds can't find a friend?

Jun 20, 2019

Just as the S&P 500 was setting its record high on Thursday, bond yields were tumbling to their lowest levels in years

Energy stocks swing with economic signals, Mideast tensions

Jun 20, 2019

Energy stocks slipped over sliding oil prices in the second quarter as trade disputes threatened economic growth and crimped demand

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed rate cut talk

Jun 20, 2019

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed talk of possible rate cuts

Financial Crisis

Energy stocks swing with economic signals, Mideast tensions

Jun 20, 2019

Energy stocks slipped over sliding oil prices in the second quarter as trade disputes threatened economic growth and crimped demand

The Latest: Regulation on Facebook currency is likely

Jun 18, 2019

One regulatory expert believes Facebook's new currency will "almost surely" fall under U.S. regulation adopted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

Argentina's Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate

Jun 11, 2019

Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he is choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October's presidential election

Financial Planning

For Gaza grooms, crippling debt overshadows marital bliss

May 23, 2019

Hundreds of young Gaza men struggle with crippling debt after taking loans to pay for their weddings

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

Financial Performance

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise again, though energy tanks

Jun 5, 2019

Stocks are closing higher for a second straight day Wednesday, although a sharp drop in energy shares tempered the gains

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win

May 31, 2019

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has upgraded Indonesia's sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president

Uber's Q1 losses reach $1B despite revenue growth

May 30, 2019

Uber is continuing to bleed money even as it posts dramatic revenue growth

Financial Services

Powell says economy facing growing uncertainties

Jun 25, 2019

Fed Chairman Powell says economic outlook has darkened with rising uncertainty from trade and global growth

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed rate cut talk

Jun 20, 2019

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed talk of possible rate cuts

Fed leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts

Jun 19, 2019

Fed leaves key rate unchanged but says 'uncertainties' are rising, signaling future rate cuts

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