Financial Markets

Corporate deal-making dips in 1Q on trade, economy fears

Apr 18, 2019

Global deal-making fell during the first quarter but the U.S. managed to show an increase

IPO mania: Zoom, Pinterest surge in market debuts

Apr 18, 2019

Zoom, Pinterest soar beyond IPO prices in market debut

US stock indexes are mixed as traders weigh company earnings

Apr 18, 2019

U.S. stock indexes are wavering between modest gains and losses in midday trading as another slide in health care sector companies offsets gains elsewhere in the market

Financial Crisis

Corporate deal-making dips in 1Q on trade, economy fears

Apr 18, 2019

Global deal-making fell during the first quarter but the U.S. managed to show an increase

Pakistan's finance minister quits amid criticism

Apr 18, 2019

Pakistan's finance minister says he will step down amid a wave of criticism over the government's handling of a financial crisis that has sent prices soaring

To some market vets, stocks are rallying like it's 1999

Apr 17, 2019

The stock market's dizzying drop last year and rapid recovery this year remind are reminiscent of the market's moves two decades ago

Financial Planning

Millennial Money: Ask your folks about their financial plans

Apr 16, 2019

Talking to your parents about their financial plans can save your family headaches and messy conversations down the road

Liz Weston: Your 401(k) just got more valuable

Apr 8, 2019

Now that the standard deduction has doubled, the 401(k) is one of the few remaining ways for most taxpayers to reduce their taxable income

Liz Weston: Why you should love robo-advisers

Apr 1, 2019

Robo-advisers - also called automated investment advisers - keep investment costs low and also avoid the conflicts human advisers often have

Financial Performance

US stock indexes are mixed as traders weigh company earnings

Apr 18, 2019

U.S. stock indexes are wavering between modest gains and losses in midday trading as another slide in health care sector companies offsets gains elsewhere in the market

Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings, data

Apr 18, 2019

Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data

World market mostly rise on encouraging Chinese growth data

Apr 17, 2019

Shares are mostly higher in Europe and Asia after China reported its economy expanded at a better than expected rate of 6.4% in the last quarter

Financial Services

APNewsBreak: Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job

Apr 18, 2019

APNewsBreak: White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it

Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower as insurers fall

Apr 17, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes are closing lower as losses by health care companies outweigh gains elsewhere in the market

The Latest: US sanctions on Venezuelan bank aimed at Maduro

Apr 17, 2019

The U.S. says it's imposing sanctions on the Central Bank of Venezuela

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