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05/26/2019

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other fi...
14:48, 05/25/2019

First American Financial Exposed Customers' Data Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that exposed customer data....
05:12, 05/25/2019

Happy Trails to Almaty? Tyson Foods is reportedly considering building a beef plant in Kazakhstan specifically to supply China, a huge export market. The move might make sense, particularly given Chinese tariffs on U.S. beef...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Gas Lines Are Gone, Replaced by Complacence The whole notion of oil shortages caused by events halfway around the world is starting to seem quaint in an era of surging American shale production and relative geopolitical calm. That leaves the ma...
13:36, 05/24/2019

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
13:36, 05/24/2019

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the last two years, th...
13:36, 05/24/2019

Stocks to Watch: HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intuit, Target, Ross Stores Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intuit, Target, Ross Stores, Autodesk and Splunk....
13:36, 05/24/2019

Tailored approach to circuit breakers ‘hampering demand’ for exchange-based FX trading The lack of a unified approach to circuit breakers in the FX market is said to be reinforcing loyalty to OTC trading and stifling enthusiasm for exchange-based activity, despite the protections such m...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Global Stocks Rise After Selloff Global stocks recovered some of their poise after a big move away from riskier assets and into the safety of government bonds on Thursday saw Treasury yields hit their lowest levels since late 2017....
11:12, 05/24/2019

Fed's Kaplan Says He Is 'Agnostic' About Whether Next Rate Move Is Up or Down Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said Thursday he is concerned about the potential for trade-related uncertainty to exert a drag on U.S. economic growth but said he is comfortabl...
03:00, 05/24/2019

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of IRAs....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Broker Sales Practices to Face Limits Stockbrokers will soon have to disclose more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a government plan favored by Wall Street....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Blackstone, Prologis Separately Bid for U.S. Arm of GLP Blackstone Group and Prologis are vying to buy the U.S. arm of Singapore’s GLP in a deal that could be worth more than $20 billion and create an industrial-warehouse giant....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Investors Slowly Wake Up to Fears of a New Cold War The U.S.-China trade conflict might be a repeat of a pattern that is all-too common in markets when it comes to geopolitical risks: ignore them, then panic....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Level Since 2017 Amid Growth Worries The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since 2017, dragged down by growing investor concerns that trade tensions between the U.S. and China could last longer and str...
20:12, 05/23/2019

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
20:12, 05/23/2019

Public Markets Expose the Myth of the Unicorn Some Silicon Valley’s unicorns have achieved lofty valuations in private markets where well-heeled optimists could readily buy, but skeptics couldn’t easily sell—much less short. The public market, as...
20:12, 05/23/2019

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
20:12, 05/23/2019

Oil Prices Fall Sharply Amid Building U.S. Inventories Oil futures dropped sharply amid building U.S. inventories and concerns around global trade. West Texas Intermediate futures were on course for their sharpest daily drop so far in 2019....
20:12, 05/23/2019

Oil Futures Poised for Sharpest Nosedive of 2019 Oil futures were on course for their sharpest daily drop so far in 2019 and set to close at a two-and-a-half-month low, amid building U.S. inventories and continuing concerns about global trade....
20:12, 05/23/2019

Endeavor Group, Owner of UFC and Miss Universe Pageant, Files for IPO The company that owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Miss Universe pageant and Hollywood’s largest talent agency filed for an initial public offering on the NYSE....
20:12, 05/23/2019

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the firm’s problems....
20:00, 05/23/2019

NYSE Cuts Fees to Court Biotech Listings Away From Nasdaq The New York Stock Exchange is making a bid to lure biotech IPOs that usually go to Nasdaq, the latest sign of an intensifying rivalry between the exchanges....
16:12, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank CEO Signals More Cuts to Investment Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing signaled Deutsche Bank will shrink its investment bank as it struggles to stabilize the business and regain support from investors who have pushed its shares to record...
16:12, 05/23/2019

Hedge Fund Titan David Tepper Is Planning to Return Investors' Money Hedge-fund manager David Tepper plans to turn Appaloosa LP into a family office managing his personal wealth as he spends more time focused on running the Carolina Panthers football team....
16:12, 05/23/2019

Despite Markets' Jitters Over Trade, Signs of Longer-Term Fear Are Few Many consumers and money managers have indicated they remain upbeat about the future, despite concerns about the trade impasse between the U.S. and China crimping global growth....
16:12, 05/23/2019

Stocks Open Lower Amid Trade Tensions U.S. stocks opened lower and government bond yields fell as worries over a protracted U.S.-China trade dispute added to a gloomy outlook for global growth....
16:12, 05/23/2019

Copper Slides on Heightened Growth Worries Copper prices slid for the fifth consecutive session, dropping alongside stocks and other risk assets following fresh data pointing to a slowdown in global economic activity....
16:12, 05/23/2019

Target's Aim Was True in Shaky Quarter for Retailers The week started out dismally for retailers, yet Target’s recent history suggests a tendency to separate from the crowd. With its early 2019 performance it has done just that, putting itself closer in...
23:12, 05/22/2019

U.K. Pound Falls as May's Brexit Plan Falters The British pound fell against the euro and U.S. dollar as concerns grew that the U.K. has little ability to pass a Brexit plan that would govern its exit from the European Union....
23:12, 05/22/2019

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
23:12, 05/22/2019

SEC Accuses Major U.S. Landlord of Running 'Ponzi Scheme-Like' Scam The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords of running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and of misleading banks to obtain bigger loans by using fak...
23:12, 05/22/2019

In a Trade Fight, Small Could Be Beautiful Again Until recently, investors saw smaller companies as a trusty shield against trade tensions. Given the health of the U.S. domestic economy, they should see them that way again....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Deutsche Bank Finds Flaw in System That Tracks Suspicious Activity Deutsche Bank found a glitch in computer systems that retroactively scan corporate clients’ transactions for suspicious activity, a sign of trouble in efforts to guard against potential money launderi...
17:00, 05/22/2019

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Global Investors Get Burned on Their Favorite Chinese Surveillance Stock Would-be buyers of innovative Chinese technology companies have been too complacent about the risk of getting trapped between Beijing and Washington....
14:36, 05/22/2019

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
14:36, 05/22/2019

You'll Need a Lot More Money to Buy That Jar of Honey Global honey prices are at their highest levels in years, due to a new wave of consumer demand for natural sweeteners and declining bee populations that are hampering mass production....
14:36, 05/22/2019

Avon Products Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Global Stocks Waver After Retail Sales Decline Global stocks paused after disappointing sales data from U.S. retailers on Tuesday and as trade tensions between the U.S. and China continued to overhang market activity....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Trading a Trade War: 'Markets Don't Appear Ready for That' How do you trade a trade war? A previously abstract question is becoming more pressing for investors as U.S.-China trade relations fray. Here are ways they are adapting....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Exchanges Face Higher Hurdles in Boosting Fees New guidelines from the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it tougher for stock exchanges to boost data fees by requiring them to provide detailed disclosures....
05:12, 05/22/2019

JPMorgan Shareholders Approve Jamie Dimon's Pay JPMorgan Chase investors voted to approve the chief executive’s pay at the bank’s annual meeting over the objections of ISS, the shareholder-advisory firm....
02:24, 05/22/2019

Wall Street Is Losing Faith in Tesla As Tesla’s shares drop, once-bullish analysts and investors are souring on Elon Musk’s company, potentially cutting it off from the capital it needs to survive....
23:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Decline as Investors Watch for Trade Signals U.S government-bond prices fell after the White House said it would grant temporary exemptions to an export blacklist against Huawei Technologies, raising hopes of a thaw in trade tensions....
23:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could ...
16:24, 05/21/2019

A Tale of Two Yield Curves Investors and Federal Reserve officials watch the gaps between shorter- and longer-term interest rates to gauge the health of the U.S. economy. Right now, the two groups are seeing different things....
16:24, 05/21/2019

Japan's Tantalizing Bank Dividends Mask a World of Trouble The path to perdition is long for these banks, and while the ultimate ending might be unpleasant, there are opportunities for hope to be rekindled along the way....
16:24, 05/21/2019

Oil Prices Flat Despite Gains on Wall Street Oil prices were little changed despite a strong opening for stocks on Wall Street, as oil investors remained concerned over global trade spats and bloated U.S. inventories of crude oil....
16:24, 05/21/2019

Global Stocks Gain as U.S. Delays Ban Against Huawei European stocks opened higher following a broadly positive session in Asia after the Trump administration said it would grant temporary exemptions to the export blacklist against Huawei....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Legg Mason Reaches Deal With Hedge Fund Trian Legg Mason confirmed it reached an agreement with Trian Fund Management on the composition of its board, naming Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Stocks Slide, Dragged Down by Tech Sector Shares of technology companies fell after the Trump administration moved to curb Huawei access to U.S. technology, pushing major stock indexes lower to start the week....
17:24, 05/20/2019

Companies Slow to Adopt Libor Replacement Companies are dawdling in their adoption of the Federal Reserve’s preferred replacement for the interest-rate benchmark underpinning trillions of dollars in financial contracts....
17:24, 05/20/2019

Oil Edges Higher on OPEC Cuts, Iran Tensions Oil prices rose slightly on continued U.S.-Iran tensions and as major crude producers including Saudi Arabia signaled they may maintain production cuts until the end of this year....
17:24, 05/20/2019

Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction Europe’s central banks haven’t been able to wean the eurozone from cheap money, which distorts economies and leaves little ammunition to cushion the next downturn. “We are on a painkiller, and it’s ve...
17:24, 05/20/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Steady as Investors Weigh Global Risks U.S. government-bond prices were little changed, with yields hovering near the bottom of their 52-week range, as uncertainty about the global political and economic environment continued to support de...
17:24, 05/20/2019

Phantom $4 Billion Joins Accounting 'Land Mines' Shaking Chinese Market Kangmei Pharmaceutical, the drug company at the center of one of China’s biggest corporate crises, suspended trading in its stock after admitting it had been secretly buying its own shares....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Indian Markets Rally on Modi Exit Poll Lead Indian markets cheered as exit polls suggested Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set for another five years at the helm of Asia’s third- largest economy....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Deutsche Bank Shares Hit All-Time Low Deutsche Bank’s shares traded at an all-time low as officials braced themselves for a barrage of criticism from shareholders at the bank’s annual meeting Thursday in Frankfurt....
15:48, 05/20/2019

In the Games of Planes, You Lose or You Become Less Low-Cost Those mourning the end of “Game of Thrones” can always watch the cutthroat world of European airlines. Despite a decline in net profit for the fiscal year, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary defended his pla...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the institution....
13:48, 05/20/2019

Some Securities Fraudsters Escape Paying SEC Fines The SEC partly measures its success as an enforcement agency by how much it levies in fines and how much it collects. It also sometimes takes credit for fines that will likely never be collected....
12:12, 05/20/2019

Pimco's Ties to Architect of College-Admissions Scam Ran Deep Concerns about Pimco’s connection to the college-admissions bribery and cheating case has prompted the bond manager to examine any employee dealings with the central figure behind the scheme....
12:12, 05/20/2019

China Probes Former Securities Regulator for Corruption China’s anticorruption agencies are investigating a former top securities regulator for allegedly violating the law and flouting Communist Party regulations....
23:24, 05/19/2019

Don't Get Too Used to Higher Bank Deposit Rates The “good times” for bank depositors may not last much longer. Investors increasingly think the Federal Reserve is on course to cut interest rates at least once this year. That makes it likely banks c...
23:24, 05/19/2019

BlackRock, Other Big Investors Spoil Uber's Coming-Out Party Uber Technologies grew to be the nation’s most valuable startup thanks to support from some of the biggest investors around, but that support became a liability when the ride-hailing giant made its st...
19:12, 05/19/2019

Big Companies Tightened Spending as Trade Fears Intensified Spending on factories, equipment and other capital goods slowed in the first quarter among a broad cross-section of large, U.S.-listed firms, highlighting investor concerns that a key driver of econom...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Havens Hold Steady as Stock-Market Swings Continue Investors seeking shelter during the most recent bout of stock-market volatility have favored traditional havens but remained cooler toward the dollar, a sign that some are growing more cautious on th...
14:00, 05/19/2019

OPEC Considers Two Scenarios to Adjust Oil Production OPEC and its allies are set to debate at least two scenarios that would increase oil production beyond current levels, according to people familiar with the discussions....
05:00, 05/19/2019

Even Harvard Is Now Teaching Personal Finance Ivy League universities haven’t typically focused on basic financial life skills. That is starting to change, thanks in part to rising debt levels for young Americans and growing anxiety and uncertain...
11:36, 05/18/2019

Trian Nears Settlement With Legg Mason, Could Get Up to Four Board Seats Money manager Legg Mason is nearing a settlement with Trian Fund Management that would give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on its board and avoid a proxy fight, according to people famili...
05:12, 05/18/2019

Dollar Rises to Two-Year High on Consumer Sentiment The U.S. currency climbed to its highest closing level in more than two years as fresh data showed that consumer sentiment among Americans remained strong....
05:12, 05/18/2019

Luckin Coffee Shares Surge in Market Debut Shares of the Chinese coffee chain surged as much as 53% in their trading debut on the Nasdaq after the company increased its initial public offering....
20:12, 05/17/2019

Amazon Deal Makes Meal Delivery Even Hotter Takeout stocks plunged on Friday after Amazon announced an investment in Deliveroo—highlighting the promise and risk of investing in the meal-delivery space, which is likely to be reordered by deals....
20:12, 05/17/2019

High-Speed Traders Agree to Back New Stock Exchange Some large high-speed trading firms are teaming up with options-exchange operator Miami International Holdings to create next year what could be the 15th U.S. stock exchange....
20:12, 05/17/2019

When to Save for Retirement in a Roth 401(k) Many workers now have the opportunity to contribute to a Roth plan alongside a traditional 401(k). But lots of people who would benefit from picking that option aren’t doing so....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $3 Billion Valuation Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling wastewater at nearly $3 billion including debt....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Google May Know You Better Than You Know Yourself Google’s move to monetize its visual Discover feed in addition to traditional searches is a valuable new instrument in its virtual toolbox. The new initiative comes at an opportune time for the search...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missi...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Good News: Investors Have Been Nervous All Year If the top of the market is a point of peak optimism, then this month is an unlikely candidate. Investors were more nervous than they appeared even before the latest worries about U.S.-China trade neg...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Millennial Home Buyers Might Never Come Knocking There has been talk for a while about how millennials would reinvigorate the housing market, and so far they haven’t. Several factors are keeping home buying rates lower among the cohort than earlier ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Oil Inches Higher, on Track for Weekly Gain Oil prices were on track for a fourth consecutive advance, boosted by geopolitical uncertainty surrounding supply from Iran and Venezuela despite some cautious sentiment about continuing trade talks....
18:00, 05/17/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in o...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Mr. Market Just Got Inside Your Head. Don't Let Him Mess With You When stock markets fall sharply and immediately recover, the losses seem to disappear. But that doesn’t mean no one feels any pain. Jason Zweig explores the phenomenon....
18:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Stocks Little Changed on Auto Tariff Delay U.S. stocks opened lower, then turned positive after the Trump administration said it would put off for 180 days a final decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on automobile and auto-part imports...
18:00, 05/17/2019

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards While all the conditions for increased corporate enthusiasm for foreign exchange hedging appear to be in place, uneven demand suggests lack of consensus on how best to manage currency volatility....
15:00, 05/17/2019

HNA to Sell Stake in Asset Manager C-Quadrat Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is selling its stake in Austrian asset manager C-Quadrat Investment, as HNA continues unloading assets to pay off debt....
08:12, 05/17/2019

Only Tariffs Can Rain on Walmart's Party Walmart’s string of strong sales continues unabated in 2019, with its first-quarter earnings topping expectations and setting up a strong outlook for the rest of the year....
19:48, 05/16/2019

Chip Makers Get Caught in Huawei Crossfire The ban on selling to the Chinese communications giant raises the prospect of further export controls that would be damaging for semiconductor industry....
19:48, 05/16/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
19:48, 05/16/2019

Reality Is Intruding Into Markets Stock markets are often accused of living in an alternate reality, but to analyze the trade war with China you have to accept the truth: Stock markets make their own reality....
19:48, 05/16/2019

Aussie Dollar Nears Decade Low as Jobs, U.S.-China Trade Fight Take Toll The Australian dollar is approaching its lowest level against its U.S. counterpart since the financial crisis a decade ago, as signs of weakness in the local jobs market added to concerns that China’s...
18:36, 05/16/2019

Booming Buybacks Aren't Likely to Slow Down U.S. companies have been repurchasing their own shares at a blistering pace for more than a year, and market turbulence isn’t likely to stop them now....
18:36, 05/16/2019

Indexes to Unleash Flood of Money Into Chinese Stocks Investors are about to buy billions of dollars in mainland Chinese stocks as two of the largest global index providers, MSCI and FTSE Russell, will ratchet up exposure to companies listed on China’s d...
18:36, 05/16/2019

Former JPMorgan Banker Charged With Bribery in 'Sons and Daughters' Program Hong Kong authorities charged a former executive at JPMorgan Chase with bribery, adding to the fallout from the bank’s controversial “Sons and Daughters” hiring program in Asia....
18:36, 05/16/2019

Goldman to Acquire Boutique Wealth Manager For $750 Million Goldman Sachs is buying boutique wealth-management firm United Capital Financial Advisers for $750 million in cash as it accelerates a push away from Wall Street into lower-octane businesses....
18:36, 05/16/2019

Oil Rises Again on U.S.-Iran Tensions Oil prices increased for a third straight day as rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran fueled worries of a disruption to Middle East oil supplies and shipments....
18:36, 05/16/2019

Another Six Months of Uncertainty for the Auto Industry President Trump’s dispute with China is hogging the headlines, with good reason, but he also has other targets in his sights, notably the German and Japanese car industries. These got a reprieve Wedne...
18:36, 05/16/2019

Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading plans through online chat rooms to gain financially....
18:36, 05/16/2019

Dow Industrials Rise, Lifted by Walmart, Cisco U.S. stocks advanced, boosted by stronger-than-expected earnings reports from Walmart and Cisco. The Dow was up more than 200 points in midday trading....
18:36, 05/16/2019

Fed's Kashkari: Monetary Policy Has Been Too Tight During Expansion Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari reiterated Thursday his view that the U.S. central bank raised rates too early in the expansion and has caused inflation to be lower than it...
18:36, 05/16/2019

T. Rowe Sells Most of Its Tesla Shares T. Rowe Price Associates sold roughly 81% of its shares in Tesla over the first three months of 2019. For years, it had been one of the electric-car maker’s biggest investors....
04:36, 05/16/2019

WeWork's New Venture Proves Its Ordinariness Its decision to own properties is an effort to control lease prices and capitalize on asset price growth, underscoring how its business model isn’t nontraditional....
01:24, 05/16/2019

American Consumers Shopped Till They Dropped Americans might have shaken off their winter blahs, but that doesn’t mean they’re rushing to the mall with open wallets—as April retail sales figures show....
21:12, 05/15/2019

Oil Gains on Geopolitics, Rising U.S. Equities Oil prices rose as geopolitical tensions and rising stock prices on Wall Street offset bearish data showing U.S. oil inventories are at a 20-month high....
21:12, 05/15/2019

Copper Climbs as Some Trade Fears Ease Copper prices rose, boosted by hopes of easing trade tensions following news that the Trump administration had decided not to impose tariffs on auto imports....
21:12, 05/15/2019

Investors Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potential settlements from that litigation will drag down...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Will Slack Be Another Shocker? Slack’s lack of profitability and choice of direct listing could hamper its near-term performance as a public company, despite waiting out the choppy market....
15:36, 05/15/2019

Time to Bet on Multiple Rate Cuts? Analysts Say It's Too Soon Federal-funds futures suggest investors are more convinced than ever that the Fed will lower rates multiple times by the end of the year. Economic data suggest that’s too drastic a bet....
15:36, 05/15/2019

Market Technicals Stoke Volatility as Key Levels Approach Recent stock-market gyrations have carried major indexes near closely watched technical levels, exacerbating swings in both directions as investors weigh the latest updates on trade policy....
15:36, 05/15/2019

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bond caught light and its hosting of the APEC Summit ...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
13:00, 05/15/2019

The Real Signals in Another Month of Noisy Chinese Data Chinese data can sometimes seem so messy that investors simply throw up their hands. Headline growth isn’t a reliable signal, but official data still contains good nuggets if you know where to look....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Global Stocks Pause on Mixed Economic Data Global stocks wavered Wednesday, following a strong close in the U.S. overnight after President Trump suggested a U.S.-China trade deal could still be in the cards....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Foreign Investors are Checking Out of the Chinese Stock Market The past month has seen the largest outflows from China’s mainland-listed stocks on record, confounding expectations that their inclusion in indexes would underpin investor appetite....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Amazon Gets a Leg-Up From Weaker Rivals Amazon poses a strategic dilemma for Europe’s retailers. They are reluctant to help such a powerful competitor but tempted by partnerships that can make struggling stores more profitable....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Cybersecurity Company CrowdStrike Files for IPO CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. has filed preliminary documents for an initial public offering, as the cybersecurity company continues a procession of technology firms looking to raise money from public mar...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Dollar Ticks Higher Against Yen The dollar rebounded against the Japanese yen while declining relative to emerging-market currencies, as investors regained some of their appetite for riskier assets....
18:12, 05/14/2019

Hulu Deal Has a Real Hollywood Ending for Disney, Comcast Disney will pay a steep price to Comcast for control of streaming service Hulu, but its streaming strategy will benefit even more, by helping it to challenge Netflix....
18:12, 05/14/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Fall as Stocks Rebound U.S. government-bond prices fell as stock prices rebounded and investors embraced the potential for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China....
18:12, 05/14/2019

Escalating Tariffs Test Investors' Faith in U.S. Growth Economic growth remains solid, but some analysts and investors said the escalation of trade tensions stokes concern that this year’s stock rally could be growing fragile....
17:12, 05/14/2019

OPEC Oil Production Falls as Iranian Supply Dwindles In its closely watched monthly oil market report, OPEC said supply fell from Iran and Saudi Arabia in April but the drop was mostly mitigated by rising output from Nigeria and Iraq....
15:48, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Andreas Treichl Andreas Treichl started his banking career in 1977 at Chase Manhattan. From 1986 to 1993, he headed the US bank’s Austrian operation, before moving to Credit Lyonnais in 1993. He became chairman of th...
15:36, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Grigory Marchenko Grigory Marchenko served two terms as governor of Kazakhstan’s central bank – from October 1999 to January 2004 and from January 2009 to October 2013. He was chairman of the board of Halyk Bank from 2...
15:36, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Karine Hirn Karine Hirn is co-founder and chief sustainability officer of leading emerging and frontier markets investment firm East Capital. She has been based in Hong Kong since 2010, where she heads the firm’s...
15:36, 05/14/2019

Uber Has Poisoned an IPO Market That Was Sick Anyway Uber’s flop makes it harder for the next big Silicon Valley unicorn trying to shift its losses on to public markets, just as Snap’s dire debut did two years ago....
12:13, 05/14/2019

Stocks Volatile as Investors Await Trade Resolution European stocks climbed after a downbeat session in Asia, as investors awaited a resolution to the U.S.-China trade negotiations following the recent escalation in tensions....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Payday Lenders Mobilize in Support of Rule's Repeal, Consumer Group Says Allied Progress, a consumer group, says payday lenders have organized thousands of customers who have sent in duplicate comments in support of a rollback of Obama administration rules....
11:48, 05/14/2019

No, China Can't Sink the U.S. Treasury Market China owns U.S. Treasurys worth $1.1 trillion, but threats that it could dump them and upend the bond market ring hollow. Potshots at corporate America have a better chance of getting through to Presi...
11:48, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Ivan Miklos Ivan Miklos was minister of privatization for Czechoslovakia from 1991 to 1992. He was minister of economy of Slovakia between 1998 and 2002 and minister of finance 2002 to 2006 and 2010 to 2012. Sinc...
11:36, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Ilhami Koç Ilhami Koç started his career at Isbank in 1986. He was chief executive of Iş Private Equity between 2001 and 2002, before returning to Is Investment as chief executive in 2002. Since November 20...
11:36, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Petr Aven Petr Aven served as minister of foreign economic relations for the Russian Federation between 1991 and 1992. He was president of Alfa-Bank Russia from 1994 to 2011 and is currently chairman of the boa...
11:36, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: András Simor András Simor became chief executive of Creditanstalt Securities in Budapest in 1989. He was chairman of CA-IB from 1997 to 1998 and head of Deloitte Hungary from 2003 until being appointed govern...
11:36, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Herbert Stepic Herbert Stepic joined Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich (RZB) in 1973. In 1978, he took over the group’s international banking division and from 1986 led its expansion into emerging Europe. He st...
11:36, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Viktor Gerashchenko Viktor Gerashchenko served as chairman of the Gosbank from 1989 to December 1991 and head of the central bank of Russia from 1992 to 1994 and 1998 to 2002. He was chairman of International Bank of Mos...
11:36, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Leszek Balcerowicz Leszek Balcerowicz served as minister of finance in Poland from September 1989 to December 1991, and again for three years from October 1997. He was governor of the National Bank of Poland from 2000 t...
11:36, 05/14/2019

Copper Slides as China Raises Tariffs Copper prices dropped to their lowest levels since late January after China said it would raise tariffs on some U.S. imports and raised the prospect of a drawn-out trade spat that could slow the globa...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Fear Flares Up as Investors Brace for More Volatility Many investors fear that the recent volatility in markets is here to stay. The VIX, known as Wall Street’s “fear gauge,” jumped almost 30% on Monday, on track for its biggest one-day advance since Oct...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Stocks Post Their Worst Day in Months on Trade Anxiety Stocks posted their biggest drop in months, after officials in Beijing and the White House exchanged fresh threats in a trade fight that many fear could crimp growth....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Secrets of Wealthy Women: Soledad O'Brien on How Saving Money Gives You Options Journalist Soledad O’Brienn tells how her financial discipline let her “follow her heart,” leave CNN, and start her own production company—in this Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast....
20:00, 05/13/2019

This May Not Be Another Dip to Buy The confluence of problems behind the recent market tumble such as trade fears and disastrous IPOs of Uber and Lyft are the sort of thing a shift in Fed policy, which ignited the most recent rally, wo...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Fears of Extended Trade Conflict Stoke Demand for U.S. Government Bonds A broad flight to safer assets pushed the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note below 2.4% for the first time since March, highlighting the spreading effects of the escalating U.S.-China trade battl...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Oil Prices Surge After Tanker Attack Oil prices rose toward an eight-session high after two Saudi Arabian oil tankers were attacked amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. and its allies....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Fannie and Freddie Back More Mortgages of Those Deeply in Debt The gatekeepers of the American mortgage market are increasingly backing loans to borrowers who have heavy debt loads, highlighting questions about mortgage risk....
14:12, 05/13/2019

Firms Flock to Issue Bonds on Tiny English Channel Island Companies selling risky debt have flocked to the tiny English Channel island of Guernsey, which is self-governing and known for its low tax and light regulation, in the wake of stricter EU rules aimed...
14:12, 05/13/2019

No Reason for Netflix Investors to Chill Netflix is leaning on credit markets to fund its ambitious and costly content plans. Debt investors aren’t particularly worried, but perhaps they should be....
14:12, 05/13/2019

Europe Sticks a Knife into Vegan Meat The EU wants to ban vegan food products from using terms such as burger and sausage on their labels. The region’s livestock industry could be smelling danger....
14:12, 05/13/2019

Retail's Latest Challenge: Higher Trade Tariffs Shares of retailers, buffeted by rising trade tensions in recent sessions, face a key test this week when Macy’s, Walmart and others begin reporting quarterly earnings....
14:12, 05/13/2019

Volatility in Stocks Could Unravel Bets on Calm Markets Recent swings in the stock market are threatening to unravel multibillion-dollar bets that rely on calm markets, potentially adding to investors’ jitters over the past week....
16:36, 05/12/2019

Lockstep Market Swings Worry Investors Stocks and commodities around the world generally moved in tandem last week, stoking fears that declines could accelerate across riskier assets if the U.S. and China aren’t able to resolve their trade...
16:36, 05/12/2019

Buffett and Bezos Miss Out on Long-Term Money The absence of Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway from stock-market indexes for long-term gains—when Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett are adamant about investing for the long haul—reveals the difficulties fac...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Day Traders Are Back, Now Playing With Options Brokerages including Charles Schwab and E*Trade say options trading by individual investors is growing. Compared with buying stocks, the fees and risk are considerably higher....
15:00, 05/11/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the world’s No. 2 supplier of liquefied natural gas....
15:00, 05/11/2019

Dollar Reverses Losses The dollar reversed earlier losses against the Japanese yen on Friday, after President Trump said that trade talks with China will continue and hinted that tariffs could be ended....
07:24, 05/11/2019

Goldman Sachs Nears Deal for Investment Manager United Capital Goldman Sachs is nearing a deal to acquire investment management firm United Capital Financial Partners, expanding its push into managing assets for individuals....
07:24, 05/11/2019

Symantec Needs Security at the Top The software maker announced new leadership in conjunction with a disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report. Following the news, Symantec’s market value fell 15%, erasing the stock’s gains for the ...
20:24, 05/10/2019

You Are About To Roll the Dice on Chinese Stocks With a higher weighting for Chinese stocks on the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets Index, investors are about to get better acquainted with a wild and wacky market....
18:12, 05/10/2019

Treasurys Extend Gains as Investors Focus on Trade and Inflation U.S. government-bond prices rose in choppy trading as investors kept a close eye on U.S.-China trade developments and reacted to a mixed inflation report....
18:12, 05/10/2019

Uber Opens at $42 a Share, Stumbles in Trading Debut Uber shares opened at $42 on the New York Stock Exchange, 6.7% below the ride-hailing service’s IPO price of $45, a rare setback for a high-profile debut....
18:12, 05/10/2019

China Tariffs May Change Fed's Tune Low inflation is the biggest reason the Federal Reserve has for not raising interest rates. The U.S.-China trade impasse could take that reason away....
17:48, 05/10/2019

This Week's Trade Standoff Wipes $2 Trillion Off Global Stocks As expectations for a U.S.-China trade accord faded stocks in trade-sensitive sectors and emerging-market currencies tumbled. Meanwhile, investors braced for more choppiness ahead and piled into ultra...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Trade Turmoil Strains Emerging- Market Currency Rally This year’s advance in emerging-market currencies is facing a test as investors pull back on riskier bets in the midst of renewed U.S.-China trade tensions and falling commodity prices....
15:48, 05/10/2019

Hedge Funds No Longer Stars of Their Flashiest Conference The hedge-fund standouts Ken Griffin, Steve Cohen and Paul Singer stayed away from this year’s SALT conference, organized by investor and ex-White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci....
15:48, 05/10/2019

New iShares ESG Fund Off to Roaring Start A brand new exchange-traded fund that tries to invest in the best corporate citizens in the U.S. began trading at Thursday’s opening bell, but is already on track to be one of the most successful fund...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Oil Buoyed by Tightening Global Supplies Oil prices edged higher as investors shrugged off a Trump administration decision to impose higher tariffs on Chinese imports, and instead focused on supply concerns in Venezuela, Iran and Libya....
15:48, 05/10/2019

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing the pressure on brokers at a time when margins are a...
12:24, 05/10/2019

The Fed Would Struggle to Match Japan's Bond-Market Control Federal Reserve policy makers want to explore yield targets like those used by the Bank of Japan, but would find the U.S. bond market less accommodating....
12:24, 05/10/2019

For Investors, a Balanced Diet Beats Food Fads Beyond Meat’s first week as a listed company shows how famished investors are for healthy-eating options. Judging by the performance of earlier food fads, though, some moderation is needed....
12:24, 05/10/2019

Global Stocks Rebound as Tariff Increase Comes Into Force Global stocks rallied in the wake of Washington’s decision to impose higher tariffs on China, and Beijing’s promise to retaliate, as investors pinned hopes on the continuing dialogue between the two n...
11:12, 05/10/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibillion-dollar initial public offering later this year....
08:12, 05/10/2019

Turkish Lira Continues to Fall Despite Backdoor Tightening The Turkish lira continued to slide after the central bank temporarily tightened monetary policy in an attempt to make it harder for investors to bet against the currency....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Banks Fled FHA Loan Program. The Government Wants Them Back The Federal Housing Administration is set to clarify rules and compliance standards for its mortgage program in an effort to get banks to start making more loans to the lower-income and first-time hom...
20:24, 05/09/2019

Uber Prepares for IPO at Midpoint of Target Range or Lower The landmark IPO of ride-hailing firm Uber is expected to price later Thursday as investors weigh a broader stock-market decline and the struggles of rival Lyft’s shares....
20:24, 05/09/2019

Bank of America Considers Scrapping First Data Payments Partnership Bank of America is considering dissolving the huge payment-processing joint venture it has with First Data and developing its own. Shares in First Data fell....
17:24, 05/09/2019

The Popular Bonds That Could Turn Into Unpopular Stocks Banks are leading a double life in financial markets, as investors scoff at their equity but can’t get enough of their debt. This should spell caution for those who have piled into the gray area in-be...
17:24, 05/09/2019

Stocks Extend Fall Amid Trade Standoff U.S. stocks slid, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 300 points, as the fate of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing hung in the balance....
17:24, 05/09/2019

SEC Moves to Ease Fraud Audits for Smaller Companies The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 to advance a proposed rule that would exempt public companies with less than $100 million in annual revenue from regular outside audits....
17:24, 05/09/2019

Occidental's Battle Has Just Begun Occidental Petroleum is closer to sealing a takeover deal with Anadarko Petroleum as rival bidder Chevron bows out, but shareholder pressure against the company’s management shouldn’t be underestimate...
17:24, 05/09/2019

Copper Extends Slide as China Hardens Trade Stance Copper prices extended their recent slide, falling around their lowest levels in almost three months ahead of the next round of U.S.-China trade talks....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Liquidity Questions Plague Exchange-Traded Funds The fast-growing exchange-traded fund industry has yet to be tested by a prolonged bout of market turbulence, according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Stocks to Watch: Disney, Fox, Chevron, Roku, Costco Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Thursday’s session include Disney, Fox, Chevron, Roku, Costco, Etsy, Tapestry, E.l.f. Beauty, and Albemarle....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Investors Bet Against Persian Gulf Debt Boom Some contrarian investors are increasing bets against bonds of countries in the oil-rich Persian Gulf, figuring a wave of issuance that has led to huge debt loads will come back to bite issuers....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a po...
14:12, 05/09/2019

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
14:12, 05/09/2019

New Fintech Tools Aim to Protect the Elderly A small but growing crop of financial-technology companies are offering online tools meant to help adult children manage and monitor their parents’ finances and well-being....
13:48, 05/09/2019

Small Mortgages Get Harder to Come By Smaller mortgages have become rarer as lenders cater more to high-end borrowers. That is making homeownership more elusive even in places where prices are otherwise affordable for low- and middle-inco...
13:48, 05/09/2019

IBM Plans $20 Billion Bond Sale International Business Machines is planning to sell around $20 billion of bonds to help fund its purchase of Red Hat, adding to a busy week for corporate debt issuance....
23:24, 05/08/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Pause in Quiet Trade U.S. government bond prices hovered around the flatline as conflicting reports pointed to uncertainty over the state of trade negotiations between the White House and Beijing....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Market Pullback Pays Off for VIX Wagers Traders betting on a spike in Wall Street’s fear gauge were the big winners from Tuesday’s market turmoil after the Cboe Volatility index rose nearly 34%....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Oil Rises on Falling Supplies, Renewed Trade Optimism Oil prices rose after a sizable drop in weekly U.S. inventories of crude oil, and as investors regained some confidence that a U.S.-China trade deal might happen soon....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Count Goldman's Millionaire Clients as Big Winners on Uber Wealthy clients of Goldman Sachs will emerge with deeply discounted stakes in Uber when it goes public this week, placing them among the biggest winners....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Quiz-Based Life Insurance Company Now Valued at $450 Million The maker of an online quiz that prods active individuals about their exercise habits is the latest beneficiary of Silicon Valley’s ardor for the insurance industry....
15:12, 05/08/2019

Once-Key Data About Natural Gas Loses Clout Weekly gas-storage data, whose release for years routinely spurred spikes and plunges in one of the most volatile markets in the world, has receded from prominence this year as the gas price has decli...
15:12, 05/08/2019

Generic Drug Stocks are 'Worst Ever' Falling prices of generic drugs, as well as increased competition for patent-protected medicines, have hammered revenue and profit margins. Investor frustration is boiling over....
15:12, 05/08/2019

The New Fight Over 401(k) Fees Investors have saved big as fees have fallen in many retirement plans. But recent lawsuits have claimed some financial-services companies have sought new revenue beyond administrative fees, sometimes ...
15:12, 05/08/2019

For Chinese Markets, There's No Such Thing as a Bad-News Day When Chinese shares suffered their worst selloff in three years, it wasn’t obvious to local investors that two tweets from President Trump were to blame: State news outlets made no mention of his over...
15:12, 05/08/2019

Stocks Fall as Uncertainty Over Trade Talks Persists Global stocks slid as investors closely monitored rising U.S.-China tensions, and Beijing announced that top trade envoys will head to Washington to resume negotiations....
10:24, 05/08/2019

Hackers Swipe More Than $40 Million of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said hackers stole more than $40 million worth of bitcoin from its platform in what it called a “large scale security breach.”...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Colder Weather, Trade Fears Hurt Cattle, Beef Prices Cattle futures have fallen for 11 straight trading days as colder spring weather has crimped consumer demand and a tumultuous global-trade outlook has weighed on trader sentiment....
18:36, 05/07/2019

Big Banks Push to Free Up $40 Billion From Postcrisis Restrictions The biggest U.S. banks are ramping up efforts to secure a regulatory reprieve they believe will give them access to a nearly $40 billion pot of money tied up by restrictions....
18:36, 05/07/2019

Oil Falls Alongside Stocks as Investors Weigh Trade Threats Anxiety about weaker fuel consumption engulfed oil following comments from the U.S. trade representative, who said China was retreating from trade commitments and said tariffs on $200 billion in Chine...
18:36, 05/07/2019

Warren Buffett Needs More Sweethearts At his annual confab, the Sage of Omaha opined about how large hedge funds struggle to post superior returns, but his Berkshire Hathaway is in the same position....
18:36, 05/07/2019

Bristol-Myers Prepares Large Bond Sale To Fund Celgene Purchase Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. is planning to sell around $20 billion of bonds on Tuesday, seizing on a low-interest rate environment to help fund its $74 billion acquisition of Celgene Corp....
18:36, 05/07/2019

New Decline Gives Investors Rare Opportunity to 'Buy the Dip' The long-running bull stock market has been sustained in part by investors who have used every downturn as a buying opportunity. But until this week, the year’s upward drift has offered bargain hunter...
18:36, 05/07/2019

Stocks Extend Decline as Trade Tensions Escalate U.S. stocks fell, their latest volatile reaction to Washington doubling down on its threats to hike tariffs on Chinese goods and heightening trade tensions....
18:36, 05/07/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise as Trade Tensions Ripple U.S. government bond prices rose after the European Union lowered its forecast for German economic growth for the second time this year amid persistent trade tension....
18:36, 05/07/2019

Wall Street Chokes on Cannabis Bank Bill The U.S. cannabis industry could do with backup from Wall Street as it pushes for banking reform on Capitol Hill. But the most powerful banks are steering clear—and there’s little immediate sign of th...
11:00, 05/07/2019

For Kraft Heinz, a Chance for a Fresh Start Kraft Heinz says its financial statements for nearly three years should no longer be relied upon--and that admission just adds to signs that a fundamental revamp of the company is needed....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Bridgewater Co-CEO Weighs Leaving World's Largest Hedge Fund Bridgewater co-CEO Eileen Murray has held repeated conversations, including with representatives of Wells Fargo, about leaving the world’s largest hedge fund....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Gold Edges Higher After Tariff Threat Gold prices inched higher Monday, boosted by declines in stocks and other risk assets after President Trump threatened to escalate the U.S.-China trade fight....
00:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Get Lift From Trade Tensions U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2.5%, after new tariff threats by President Trump left investors scrambling to assess their impact on U.S.-China ...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Government Asks Judge to Jail Hedge Fund Founder Prosecutors say the founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners, Mark Nordlicht, tried to intimidate them by shouting an obscenity at them during a break in a court proceeding....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Tech, Industrial Stocks Slide on Renewed Trade Fears Shares of technology and industrial companies reliant on Chinese demand slid, a sign President Trump’s latest tariff threat is eroding the optimism that has supported markets so far this year....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Oil Near Five-Week Low on Trump's China Tweets Oil prices fell toward a five-week low, dragged down by broader-market selling after President Trump threatened more tariffs on Chinese imports ahead of planned U.S.-China trade talks this week....
16:36, 05/06/2019

Facebook Can Turn User Groups Into Gold Mines As Facebook pivots to private user groups, investors might bear in mind that corralling users into groups defined by race, geography, stage of life and hobbies could make ad targeting easier....
15:12, 05/06/2019

Robo-Trading Electrifies Sleepy Municipal Bond Market Electronic trading has surged in municipal-bond trading, leveling the playing field for small investors. The flurry of competition is an unlikely development in a market long thought to be the least t...
15:12, 05/06/2019

Big Banks Seek to Liberate Billions of Dollars Banks have complained for years about a key feature of the Dodd-Frank overhaul requiring them to keep billions of dollars of cash in reserve. Some are trying to find ways around it....
13:24, 05/06/2019

Stocks to Watch: Caterpillar, Boeing, Berkshire Hathaway, Occidental Petroleum and More Caterpillar, Boeing, Berkshire Hathaway, Occidental Petroleum, Wells Fargo, Monster Beverage, and Cognizant Technology are among Monday’s stocks to watch....
13:24, 05/06/2019

Rising Trade Tensions Slaughter Hog Stock Hong Kong-listed shares of WH Group, the world’s largest pork producer, sank as much as 9% after tweets from President Trump escalated the trade rhetoric between Washington and China....
13:24, 05/06/2019

Growth Is Great, What Could Go Wrong? Trade. Markets have been in Goldilocks territory recently, aided by better growth in the world’s two largest economies and easing trade tensions. But better growth also undermines one key impetus for a deal....
11:12, 05/06/2019

Making Monkeys Out of the Sohn Investing Gurus A year ago the journalists at Heard on the Street decided to see if they could beat fund managers presenting their stock picks at the annual Sohn Conference in New York. The results were brutal....
07:24, 05/06/2019

Lyft's Disappointing Debut Looms Large in Uber's Impending Mega-IPO As Uber Technologies Inc. gears up for its landmark IPO, the ride-sharing company and its underwriters are trying to avoid the pitfalls that soured the debut of its smaller rival Lyft Inc....
04:36, 05/06/2019

A New Way to Think About Momentum Investing It’s easier to capitalize on momentum investing if you bet on the hottest factors (like large vs. small), rather than the best-performing actual stocks, a study suggests....
04:36, 05/06/2019

A Bond ETF Tries to Balance Risk Spotlight: The iShares Edge U.S. Fixed Income Balanced Risk fund has prospered in recent years with a strategy that aims to balance interest-rate risk and credit risk....
04:36, 05/06/2019

U.S.-Stock Funds Rose 3.6% in April, Add to 2019 Gains Monthly Monitor: During April, two risks that worried investors in 2018, fears about a possible government shutdown and a trade war with China, vanished....
04:36, 05/06/2019

What We've Learned About Target-Date Funds, 10 Years Later A decade after target-date funds were damaged during the financial crisis, they have re-emerged bigger than ever as retirement investments. But they still have vulnerabilities....
04:36, 05/06/2019

Global Markets Tumble After Trump's Threat to Raise Tariffs on China U.S. futures and stock markets in Asia dropped, oil prices fell and the Chinese yuan weakened as trade tensions between China and the U.S. escalated....
04:36, 05/06/2019

Buffett Defends Berkshire Amid Lagging Performance Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has underperformed the S&P 500 for a decade, forcing Warren Buffett into a position he rarely resides: on the defensive.At the company’s annual meeting, he urged investors to k...
00:00, 05/06/2019

The Everything Rally Is Back, Worrying Some Investors Nearly 90% of the 70 financial asset classes tracked by Deutsche Bank posted positive total returns in U.S. dollar terms this year through April. If that sounds too good to be true for the rest of 201...
16:48, 05/05/2019

Want David Solomon's Take on Something? Buy a Goldman Share and Show Up Mindee Wasserman has owned shares of Goldman Sachs since its IPO 20 years ago and enthusiastically travels to the annual meeting to question the folks at the top. ‘Why not get their take on what’s hap...
16:48, 05/05/2019

This Man Wants to Mend, NotEnd, Libor Financial regulators around the world agree the London interbank offered rate has to go, but they have struggled to find a replacement. Timothy Bowler, president of ICE Benchmark Administration, is pi...
16:48, 05/05/2019

Dollar Aloft Near Multiyear Highs as Investors Parse Data, Fed The dollar backed off from a two-year high this past week after a Fed meeting and several key data releases presented investors with conflicting signals on U.S. growth....
16:48, 05/05/2019

Berkshire Lieutenants Step Into Spotlight at Annual Meeting Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, the two men most likely to succeed Warren Buffett as chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, discussed the conglomerate’s business operations at the company’s annual meeting, i...
02:36, 05/05/2019

Berkshire Hathaway Swings to $21.66 Billion First-Quarter Profit Berkshire Hathaway won’t change much after Warren Buffett, 88, is no longer at the helm, he assured shareholders at the company’s annual meeting. Berkshire reported first-quarter net earnings of $21.6...
19:48, 05/04/2019

Charlie Munger, Unplugged In a six-hour interview, Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger held court on what’s led to his success in a long career and what he looks for in a business....
07:24, 05/04/2019

Fiat Chrysler Is Too American to Merge With Peugeot Fiat Chrysler is one of the car industry’s few examples of a successful trans-Atlantic merger, yet investors now view the company as all-American. That should be a warning to those hoping for a merger...
03:12, 05/04/2019

Wells Fargo Raises Estimate of Possible Losses From Legal Action In the wake of its sales-practices scandal, Wells Fargo raised the high end of its range of potential losses from legal action to about $3.1 billion from $2.7 billion....
03:12, 05/04/2019

U.S. Stocks Rise on Strong Jobs Data Stocks rallied, flipping the S&P 500 positive for the week and leaving it a hair below its record, after data showed the U.S. labor market added more jobs than expected in April....
03:12, 05/04/2019

Ethiopia offers opportunities as high risks gently subside Risk analysts have become more optimistic since Abiy Ahmed was appointed prime minister, thanks to a positive start translating vision into practice....
20:00, 05/03/2019

When Warren Buffett Takes the Stage, Try Your Hand at Berkshire Bingo Optimism about America. Criticism of hedge funds. Disparagement of vegetables. Play along as the Berkshire Hathaway chairman hits on his favorite topics at his company’s annual meeting....
17:24, 05/03/2019

Adidas Shakes Off Its Old Achilles Heel Great sporting performances usually involve an element of sacrifice. Adidas is catching up with Nike on profitability—but at the risk that sales growth slips....
17:24, 05/03/2019

Secrets of Wealthy Women: Judge Rosemarie Aquilina on Speaking Truth to Power The judge who presided over the USA Gymnastics sexual-abuse case tells The Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how turning pain into purpose empowers survivors to speak their truths....
17:24, 05/03/2019

A New Low-Cost Revolution in Air Travel? JetBlue’s new flights to London from New York and Boston will test whether medium-haul routes can be budget airlines’ next growth hope. There’s reason to believe, but the margin for error (and profit)...
17:24, 05/03/2019

Gold Rallies With Dollar, Treasury Yields Sliding After Jobs Report Gold prices climbed, supported by a falling dollar and lower Treasury yields after April hiring data showed U.S. wages grew less quickly than expected....
17:24, 05/03/2019

U.K. Judge Grants Bail to Abraaj Founder Arif Naqvi A U.K. judge granted Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi’s request for bail in his extradition case to the U.S., where he is accused of diverting millions of dollars in investors’ funds for his personal g...
17:24, 05/03/2019

Why Disney Took a Big Haircut on Sports The last act in Disney’s deal drama has been its search for a buyer of the 22 regional sports networks it acquired as part of its takeover of 21st Century Fox. The lucky winner is Sinclair Broadcast G...
17:24, 05/03/2019

The Fed's Job Market Experiment If it wasn’t apparent already, the April jobs report makes it plenty clear the Federal Reserve isn’t likely to cut rates anytime soon. But what would it take for the central bank to raise them?...
17:24, 05/03/2019

Oil Is Steady, Headed for Second Weekly Decline in a Row Oil prices were little changed but on track for a second consecutive weekly loss as bulging oil inventories in the U.S. reduce concerns of a global supply squeeze from sanctions on Iran and Venezuela....
17:24, 05/03/2019

Macaskill on markets: Forese vs Kelleher – the final scorecard Citigroup president Jamie Forese and his Morgan Stanley counterpart, Colm Kelleher, are bowing out after contrasting quarters for their investment banks....
16:36, 05/03/2019

Financiers Are Charged With Stripping Insurers of Cash Two New York-based financiers have been charged in a complex investment scheme that prosecutors say bled five insurers of cash and other valuable assets, driving some out of business and causing milli...
09:24, 05/03/2019

HSBC Profit Rises Thanks to Retail Banking, Wealth Management HSBC Holdings said its first-quarter net profit rose 33.7% from a year earlier, aided by strong revenue growth from its retail banking and wealth-management businesses....
09:24, 05/03/2019

Facebook Building Cryptocurrency-Based Payments System Facebook is recruiting dozens of financial firms and online merchants to help launch a cryptocurrency-based payments system on the back of its social network....
02:12, 05/03/2019

Tesla Shares Surge on Fundraising Push The car maker’s stock surged 4.6% after Tesla said it would raise as much as $2.3 billion by selling shares and bonds that may convert to shares—the latest surprising Wall Street reaction to the compa...
01:36, 05/03/2019

Dollar Strengthens After Fed Meeting The dollar rose Thursday, a day after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled the central bank was unlikely to cut interest rates in coming months....
01:36, 05/03/2019

Kuwait-Owned Firm in Talks to Back Knotel A company owned by the Kuwaiti government is in talks to invest in Knotel, the New York-based co-working firm, according to people familiar with the matter....
01:36, 05/03/2019

Why Elliott's Latest Target is a Tech Giant SAP, the technology giant whose software helps companies become more efficient, itself wants to become more efficient. Investors can be comforted by the watchful eye of an activist in their ranks....
21:24, 05/02/2019

Munger Doesn't Want Wall Street Making the Decisions at Wells Fargo Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger thinks Timothy Sloan should still be running Wells Fargo, blaming Mr. Sloan’s predecessors for the string of scandals that have damaged the bank’s reput...
21:24, 05/02/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold debt....
21:24, 05/02/2019

Companies Spent Tax-Break Bonanza on Owners, not Lenders A report from Moody’s shows that large companies used the recent tax break for share repurchases in the second half of the year while the paying down of debt declined....
21:24, 05/02/2019

Fed Is Shifting the Goal Posts, and Investors Should Care Fed Chairman Powell’s use of the word ‘symmetric’ Wednesday may be what matters in the long run as the central bank embarks on its first review of its 2% inflation target set seven years ago....
21:24, 05/02/2019

Troubled Brokers Face Stricter Rules Brokerage firms that employ a higher number of troubled brokers or display other red flags could be subject to stricter financial protections under a plan issued by Wall Street’s self-regulatory arm....
21:24, 05/02/2019

Shell Shines in a Black Quarter for Oil Following big divestments in recent years, Shell has distinguished itself by taking a low-cost, lower growth approach to oil and by heavy investment in natural gas. This quarter, that strategy worked ...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Lumber Prices Have Unseasonable Slump Lumber prices typically rise in the spring as builders stock up for construction season. But this year, they are being hit hard by bad weather and a decline in home building....
16:48, 05/02/2019

Lysol's Health Troubles Look Contagious Reckitt Benckiser said its consumer health care brands were weak in the first quarter. The trend is one to watch at bigger rivals GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer....
16:48, 05/02/2019

Gold Slides With Dollar, Yields Steady Gold prices fell around their lowest levels of the year, hurt by stability in the dollar and Treasury yields as investors weighed the Federal Reserve’s latest comments from a day earlier....
16:48, 05/02/2019

A 382% Quarter: Hedge Funds Clean Up In Chinese Rally Some nimble money managers in China have enjoyed triple-digit returns in three months, running far ahead of a wider rally as they play hot themes as varied as industrial hemp, pig farming and e-cigare...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Oil Falls Sharply on Swelling U.S. Inventories Oil prices fell significantly after data a day earlier showed U.S. crude-oil inventories rise to their highest level in 19 months as domestic production hits a record and refinery activity slows down....
16:48, 05/02/2019

Apollo Global Posts Profit, Plans to Convert to a Corporation Apollo Global Management said it would convert to a corporation from a publicly traded partnership, following peers such as KKR and Blackstone Group. Apollo also reported that its private-equity funds...
16:48, 05/02/2019

OPEC Warns Against Mixing Oil and Politics as U.S. Iran Ban Begins The head of the OPEC warned against the political use of oil markets during a trip to Tehran, as tightened U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports begin....
13:36, 05/02/2019

Warren Buffett's Empire, in 194,300 Square Feet The billionaire’s vast conglomerate includes everything from candy and carpets to railroads and running shoes. This weekend, they’re all under one roof....
13:36, 05/02/2019

One Belt, One Road, and a Lot of Debt There’s scant evidence Beijing is deliberately creating debt traps with its huge infrastructure-lending program. But concerns about corruption, waste and rising debt in emerging markets are valid....
13:36, 05/02/2019

Barclays Activist Concedes Defeat in Bid for Board Seat Barclays saw off an effort by Edward Bramson to win a seat on its board, with the activist investor conceding defeat before the formal vote Thursday....
13:36, 05/02/2019

U.S. Stocks Set to Open Slightly Up After Fed Outlook U.S. stocks were poised to open slightly higher after European banks and other equities that benefit from a better growth outlook reacted well to the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision....
13:36, 05/02/2019

MetLife Weathers Tough Insurance Market as Prudential Stumbles The two largest publicly traded U.S. life-insurance companies—MetLife and Prudential Financial—posted divergent earnings as one was able to overcome a tough market in the first quarter and the other w...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Eventbrite Shares Plunge After Quarterly Loss, Weak Forecast Eventbrite shares fell about 29% during after-hours trading Wednesday after the event-ticketing company posted a wider-than-expected first-quarter loss and gave a disappointing forecast....
04:00, 05/02/2019

Mozambique Deal Haunts Resurgent Credit Suisse Credit Suisse faces rising international pressure to forgive loans the bank made to Mozambican companies engaged in an alleged complex fraud, and potentially, to pay damages to victims....
21:12, 05/01/2019

U.S. Treasury Yields Edge Higher After Fed Decision Treasury yields initially fell after the Federal Reserve held rates steady and highlighted slowing inflation, but then moved higher amid comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell....
21:12, 05/01/2019

The Fed's Inflation Problem A first-quarter downdraft has sent inflation back below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target. But even if it persists, low inflation might not count as a reason to cut rates....
21:12, 05/01/2019

As Retiree Health-Care Bills Mount, States Have a Solution: Stop Paying Local governments across the U.S. are testing how far they can reduce health benefits for their retirees as a way of coping with mounting liabilities and balancing budgets....
18:36, 05/01/2019

'He Should Go Back to Connecticut.' Barclays CEO Battles an Activist. Jes Staley’s plans to compete with Wall Street have meet resistance from investor Edward Bramson, who owns a sizable stake. A Thursday showdown looms over a board seat....
18:36, 05/01/2019

CVS Shares Are on the Mend Health-care and insurance giant CVS Health has seen its share price punished by political and competitive concerns, but making a bet on the status quo is attractive for investors who can wait....
18:36, 05/01/2019

Dollar Drops as Manufacturing Growth Slows The WSJ Dollar Index declined 0.2% after the Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index fell to 52.8 in April from 55.3 during the previous month....
18:36, 05/01/2019

Canada Moves to Mitigate Fallout From China Canola Ban Canada extended financial help to canola-seed producers affected by China’s import ban, part of an effort to dull the impacts of China’s retaliation for the arrest of a Huawei executive....
18:36, 05/01/2019

Iran Vows to Resist U.S. Oil Ban as Its Exports Decline A U.S. oil ban won’t stop Iran selling crude, the country’s oil minister said Wednesday, even as new signs emerged that Tehran’s crude exports are heading toward a collapse....
16:12, 05/01/2019

Treasury: Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
16:12, 05/01/2019

Carlyle's Profit Rises; Private-Equity Funds Appreciate 5% Private-equity firm Carlyle Group posted a stronger profit in the latest quarter, but profits that could be returned to shareholders fell as the relative recentness of its investments meant fewer fees...
16:12, 05/01/2019

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail investors in particular are playing an important ...
16:12, 05/01/2019

Google's Search Business Needs More Answers Google’s lack of transparency about its core advertising business has taken on an extra cost. Parent company Alphabet lost $60 billion in market value after its quarterly results showed a big revenue ...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Markets Pause Ahead of Fed Decision Investors were looking ahead to the U.S. interest-rate decision later with stocks set to open slightly higher after a very quiet morning in Europe and Asia where many markets were closed for the May D...
13:24, 05/01/2019

Stock Markets in Europe Break Records for Calm and Quiet In Europe, markets have hit their summer lull early. As with markets in the U.S. and elsewhere, this very stability could be a dangerous thing for investors....
13:00, 05/01/2019

McGraw-Hill, Cengage Plan All-Stock Merger McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Warren Buffett's Occidental Play Looks Familiar Berkshire Hathaway’s investment in Occidental Petroleum is similar to preferred-share deals that Berkshire Chief Executive Warren Buffett has struck in the past with Goldman Sachs and GE....
02:12, 05/01/2019

GE Shares Hit Highest Level in Nearly a Month Shares of General Electric Co. recorded their highest close in nearly a month after the struggling conglomerate said it swung to a first-quarter profit....
00:12, 05/01/2019

Boeing Moves to Sell Bonds Amid Scrutiny Boeing Co. was poised to sell $3.5 billion of bonds Tuesday, providing a liquidity boost as it faces at least $1 billion of costs related to its 737 MAX airplanes....
21:12, 04/30/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Gold Inches Up as Dollar Declines The WSJ Dollar Index recently was off 0.2% at 90.61, pushing up gold, which is denominated in the U.S. currency and becomes more affordable to foreign buyers when the dollar declines....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Alphabet Shares on Track for Worst Day Since 2008 Shares of Google parent Alphabet fell as much as 8.6% as investors reacted negatively to Monday’s sluggish earnings report from the search-engine giant....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Dollar Slips as Europe's Economy Shows Improvement The dollar fell after new data showed the eurozone economy grew at a faster pace at the start of 2019, lifting the value of the euro relative to the U.S. currency....
17:48, 04/30/2019

GE Prepares for the Next Rainy Day The industrial conglomerate’s performance was better than expected, but it is still burning through cash and cracks remain in aviation and power businesses....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Oil Climbs on Report Saudi Arabia Won't Rush to Lift Supply Oil prices climbed following a report that Saudi Arabia won’t rush to lift output following the end of waivers that allowed some countries to buy Iranian crude....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Pizza Hut Is Tasty Again for Yum China The company that runs KFC and Pizza Hut in China posted expectation-beating quarterly results, justifying its rejection of a takeover bid last summer...
15:12, 04/30/2019

Left Behind in the Rally, Small-Caps Stand to Benefit From Surging Dollar A resurgence in the dollar potentially bodes well for one group that has struggled to reclaim record territory after last year’s rout: small-cap stocks....
15:12, 04/30/2019

The Dollar Usually Smiles in Recessions, but Maybe Not Next Time Superlow inflation, negative interest rates and—at least for now—the weak link between U.S. growth and the rest of the world have created strange times for the globe’s reserve currency....
15:12, 04/30/2019

Global Stocks Waver After Wall Street Notches Fresh Record U.S. stocks were set for a mixed opening after Wall Street hit a new closing high, raising questions about how much longer the rally can continue while rising oil prices threaten to push inflation hig...
15:12, 04/30/2019

Airbus's Gain from the 737 MAX Fiasco Isn't What You Think Airbus may not be able to take advantage of Boeing’s 737 MAX fiasco by boosting production. But it would benefit from any delay in its archrival’s midrange jet project....
15:12, 04/30/2019

Standard Chartered Signals Progress With $1 Billion Buyback Plan Standard Chartered is planning its first share buyback in two decades, in a signal of its return to health after a multiyear restructuring and the settlement of a sanctions probe....
09:48, 04/30/2019

Regulator Scrutinizes Trades Before Anadarko Deal Announcement Traders used insider information to turn a profit of about $2.5 million related to the sale of Anadarko Petroleum Corp., according to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday....
02:48, 04/30/2019

Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner Faces Fresh Delay A plan by the owner of the New York Stock Exchange to make it easier for consumers to pay for purchases in bitcoin faces further delays after the venture, called Bakkt, said it was applying for a lice...
23:48, 04/29/2019

Cryptocurrency Investors Shrug Off Tether Woes A pillar of the young cryptocurrency market is wobbling following allegations that the dollar reserves backing popular digital coin tether have been compromised, but investors don’t seem concerned....
23:48, 04/29/2019

Copper's Slide Signals Caution About Chinese Growth A slide in copper prices in recent days is causing investors to grow warier of a slowdown in Chinese economic growth, increasing their focus on coming trade talks....
21:24, 04/29/2019

End of Oil Waivers Pushes Price Forecasts Higher Investment banks in April raised their forecasts for this year’s oil prices, driven by a U.S. decision to tighten sanctions on Iran’s oil industry, as well as OPEC-led production cuts....
21:24, 04/29/2019

Dollar Inches Lower Ahead of Fed, Jobless Report The dollar edged lower ahead of two events slated for later this week—the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy statement and the U.S. employment report—as investors look for insights into the U.S. econom...
21:24, 04/29/2019

Oil Prices Retreat Further From Six-Month High Oil prices fell further as investors continued to book profits after prices hit a six-month high last week and President Trump urged OPEC to boost production to lower oil and fuel prices....
17:12, 04/29/2019

How Schwab Ate Wall Street The San Francisco firm was once a discount broker for amateurs. CEO Walt Bettinger turned it into something more like a personal-finance supermarket, whose rock-bottom prices are dragging blue-chip ri...
16:12, 04/29/2019

Boeing's 737 Max Is Too Big To Fail The 737 MAX airplane isn’t just important for Boeing, it also matters for airlines and even the U.S. economy. This puts the plane maker in a position of power....
14:24, 04/29/2019

Oil Volatility Puts 2019 Rally Under Scrutiny Crude-oil volatility is under scrutiny after President Trump ended waivers on Iran sanctions and then urged OPEC to bolster supply and keep prices low....
13:36, 04/29/2019

Negative Yields Deepen Along With Europe's Problems More investors are paying governments in Europe for the privilege of holding their bonds. The amount of negative-yielding government bonds outstanding through 2049 has risen by 20% this year to about ...
13:36, 04/29/2019

Global Stocks Inch Higher to Start the Week Global stocks posted modest gains Monday ahead of economic figures and a policy statement from the Federal Reserve this week that could help investors to confirm or dispel recent fears of a global slo...
11:12, 04/29/2019

Ultimate Fighting Championship Shrinks Its 'Debt Cushion' UFC Holdings, the company behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship, completed a loan deal worth more than $400 million Friday that will save money but reduce some protections for senior lenders....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Stock Investors Don't Need a 'Blowout Number' First-quarter gross domestic product growth came in ahead of expectations and at the fastest pace in four years, but it wasn’t quite the “blowout number” National Economic Council Director Lawrence Ku...
23:00, 04/28/2019

U.K. Judge Blocks Bail for Abraaj Founder in Extradition Case U.S. prosecutors have accused Arif Naqvi, the founder of private-equity firm Abraaj Group, of secretly diverting “at least hundreds of millions of investors’ funds” for personal gain and to help shore...
23:00, 04/28/2019

S&P 500, Nasdaq Close at New Highs U.S. stocks used a late-day burst to put the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in record territory after the U.S. economy grew at a strong rate in the first quarter but the pace of consumer and business spending slo...
23:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise On Weak Inflation Data U.S. government bond prices rose after a Commerce Department report showed that a key measure of inflation fell in the first quarter, even as the economy grew faster than expected....
23:00, 04/28/2019

The Score: The Business Week in 7 Stocks In a busy stretch for earnings and economic reports, both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite posted two record closes during the week and ended Friday’s session at highs....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Dollar Edges Lower Following Soft Inflation Data The dollar slipped Friday after a measure of first-quarter inflation came in below expectations despite surprisingly strong economic growth in the first three months of the year....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Target, Walmart Shares Take Hit After Amazon's Move to One-Day Shipping Shares of Target and Walmart dipped the day after Amazon said its Prime members would be getting free one-day delivery instead of its current two-day offer....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Another Stock Market Record, but It's a Different Kind of Boom The biggest threat to the recent stock-market rebound is the end of the Goldilocks economy, either through a return to fears of recession, or a resurgence of inflation that wakes the Fed’s hawks from ...
23:00, 04/28/2019

This Biotech Is Going to the Dogs Elanco Animal Health said it would acquire Aratana Therapeutics, a biotech that develops dog and cat medicine, in a stock deal valued at about $234 million. Elanco is going to have to learn some new t...
23:00, 04/28/2019

OPEC, Saudi Officials Haven't Spoken With Trump About Oil Prices President Trump hasn’t spoken over the phone with the OPEC secretary-general or with the Saudi energy minister in an effort to seek lower oil prices, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. ...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Stocks' Climb Continues as Inflation Remains Just Right U.S. stocks are hitting records again after a monthslong drought, powered by fresh signs that the domestic economy is perking up without spurring a jump in inflation....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Investors Search for Opportunity in Unloved Corner of Stock Market European stocks have been among the least liked investments for fund managers in recent months. Yet some investors, sensing Europe’s economic gloom lifting, are gingerly returning to the region....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Traders Brace for Big Moves After GE Earnings This Week Options traders are betting on an explosive move in General Electric shares after its earnings on Tuesday, a sign that turbulence in the battered stock may not be over....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Deutsche Deal Failure Points to U.S.-European Bank Divide The scuttled Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank deal highlights how European banks’ recovery from the financial crisis has lagged well behind that of their U.S. rivals....
23:00, 04/28/2019

This Might Be the Last Great Stock Picker's Market It’s now easier for global fund managers to invest in Shanghai and Shenzhen-listed shares, thanks to programs such as Stock Connect, a trading link with Hong Kong. This could be a fertile hunting grou...
23:00, 04/28/2019

FX: Market responds to BIS report – ‘That’s evolution, baby’ Participants and analysts have dismissed any concerns about the key findings of the BIS market committee’s electronic markets report relating to the concentration of FX turnover and spot trading fragm...
21:12, 04/28/2019

FX scandal: in the spotlight The market tremors from the FX-fixing scandal and subsequent probe – triggering a flurry of fines, litigation cases and prosecutions – is set to reverberate for years to come. Euromoney investigates t...
21:12, 04/28/2019

Pound-euro parity by mid-2019 if no deal on Brexit, says Argentex A boutique broker renowned for the accuracy of its currency forecasts has warned that a no-deal Brexit could see the pound fall to parity with the euro by the middle of next year....
21:12, 04/28/2019

Speed restrictions give FX market participants the hump Speed bumps appear to be gathering favour among stock exchanges, but their potential to level the playing field in the FX market is tempered by concerns around transparency and the impact on trading c...
21:12, 04/28/2019

Can Russia’s rouble swim against the falling tide of EM currencies? With new US sanctions looming over Russia and the effects of higher oil prices largely already priced in, will the Russian rouble sink or swim as we approach the end of 2018?...
21:12, 04/28/2019

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidat...
21:12, 04/28/2019

Retail and institutional FX: Never the twain shall meet? The distinction between retail and institutional FX business is well established, but there is a growing sense that both types of client can be supported on the same platform....
21:12, 04/28/2019

FX: The rise of quality execution analysis A combination of regulatory requirements and commercial imperatives are driving interest in quality execution analysis (QEA), a subset of transaction cost analysis (TCA) that is a vital component in m...
21:12, 04/28/2019

The changing face of FX quants The role of quantitative traders in the FX market is becoming ever more significant, as the amount of business executed via algorithms continues to increase....
21:12, 04/28/2019

ITG acquisition seen bolstering Virtu’s place in FX market Analysts believe Virtu Financial’s acquisition of ITG is largely a positive development for customers of both firms and the wider FX market, despite lingering concerns over access to institutional cus...
21:12, 04/28/2019

FX: Drawing a line under market movements Stop-loss orders have proved their worth again in 2018, protecting retail FX traders in particular from increased volatility in emerging market currencies....
21:12, 04/28/2019

Euromoney FX Survey 2019: Voting now closed Help us make Euromoney's 41st annual survey of the world's foreign exchange markets the most authoritative and comprehensive ranking possible....
21:12, 04/28/2019

FX credit management: Keeping up with the bots The operators of FX platforms deny that credit management has failed to keep pace with the development of automated trading – but they do acknowledge that the process could be more efficient....
21:12, 04/28/2019

How artificial intelligence can make FX brokers cleverer The ability of AI to help retail FX brokers is quickly moving from the theoretical to the practical; the result should be better operational efficiency and better trader services....
21:12, 04/28/2019

Smaller prime brokers find new ways to gain foothold on slippery FX ladder Bundling FX and non-FX services has become an established strategy for smaller prime brokers seeking a foothold in a market where the barriers to entry remain dauntingly high....
21:12, 04/28/2019

FX: Making the best of a bad situation Determining when a client is in distress is not always a straightforward process – banks and FX platforms need to have processes in place to ensure losses are not compounded....
21:12, 04/28/2019

Uncleared margin rules unlikely to clarify clearing migration FX prime brokers are expected to adapt to the pricing challenges of uncleared margin rules, but it remains far from clear whether these rules will push the market definitively in the direction of cent...
21:12, 04/28/2019

Private equity sponsors face big changes By under-investing the vast funds raised at big expense to their end clients and then delivering shrinking returns, private equity sponsors are prompting customers to demand new approaches....
20:24, 04/28/2019

Banking: What Santander’s failure to appoint Andrea Orcel as CEO means for the industry Spanish-based group will struggle to overcome fall-out of recruitment U-turn, while Orcel’s situation raises broader questions for banks’ hiring and compensation strategies....
20:24, 04/28/2019

Mandiri and the necessity of reinvention Euromoney spent a day in February in Jakarta with Bank Mandiri executives past and present as they approach the bank’s 20th year of existence. In our own 50th anniversary year, it was a useful reminde...
20:24, 04/28/2019

Payments: India’s cash conundrum The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment to cash....
20:24, 04/28/2019

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
20:24, 04/28/2019

Pakistan banking: Aurangzeb brings discipline to HBL The new chief executive of Pakistan’s biggest bank has wasted no time in overhauling it after it was kicked out of the US and fined $225 million in 2017....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Pakistan tries to break the IMF habit Pakistan is a bailout addict, having spent 22 of the last 30 years in the fund’s intensive care, but can Imran Khan’s new government break that dependency? His finance minister says he has the cure....
18:36, 04/28/2019

The future of the RMB: special focus Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry ban...
18:36, 04/28/2019

India's fintech needs to break free The country’s fintech sector has enormous potential, but it is being hobbled by a host of factors, from inconsistent regulations to a damaging credit crunch affecting local non-bank finance companies....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Bank of China aims big in little Sri Lanka BoC has only just opened its first Sri Lankan branch, but already it wants to be the biggest foreign player in the market. In an exclusive interview, Asiamoney sits down with the lender’s senior local...
18:36, 04/28/2019

PE changes the face of corporate India Private equity was once a peripheral pursuit in the country – no longer. With many of India’s big companies deep in debt, immersed in bankruptcy proceedings or cut off from bank funding – or all of th...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And while the country’s fintech industry is filled with...
18:36, 04/28/2019

India banking: Data show RBL the way RBL Bank has been transformed over the last decade, from parochial local lender to a second-tier bank with genuine national scale. Its investment in digital and data analytics, and its focus on financ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Asia: Chinese private equity’s force of nature Fred Hu, former Goldman rainmaker extraordinaire, now runs one of the most exciting names in Chinese investment. He explains to Euromoney what makes Primavera Capital different and what the trade war ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Country risk: Argentina is on a bumpy ride to better fortunes The borrower should be benefiting from the pause in US monetary policy tightening, but it hasn’t turned out that way as economic decline takes time to correct....
18:36, 04/28/2019

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been well spent....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Capital markets: The origin of crises The LDC crisis, Black Monday, LTCM, the GFC – the past 50 years in global finance have been defined by disasters rather than successes. Why do banks and investment banks lurch from crisis to crisis – ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Capital markets: How artificial intelligence will set the price for credit Pricing new issues on intuition and market feel is ancient history – artificial intelligence and algorithms are setting the market price for credit, using factors and correlations humans can guess but...
18:24, 04/28/2019

50th anniversary special: Capital markets – the profiles As part of Euromoney's 50th anniversary coverage, we profile some of the biggest names that we interviewed for our April 2019 capital markets focus....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Capital markets across the decades Euromoney has covered every twist and turn of the capital markets since it was launched 50 years ago. Our archive serves as a history lesson for all practitioners in the market today....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Innovators drove the markets – what drives them now? Capital markets bankers have spent much of the last five decades dreaming up products to help clients and themselves make money, but is process, which has largely taken a back seat, now becoming the b...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Investment banks to sell technology as conventional margins are crushed Capital markets banks are investing heavily in technology, partly in response to the threat from fintech disruptors but also just to keep their businesses running. As their revenues come under pressur...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Capital markets: From cottage industry to powerhouse When the newspapers of the day refused to publish prices from the new international bond market growing up at the end of the 1960s, Euromoney was founded to report on the business. The rise of interna...
18:24, 04/28/2019

When Eurocommercial paper was ‘the most invidious’ thing in capital markets The early pages of Euromoney often saw odd storms blow up, apparently out of nowhere – and one of the oddest was the short but sharp squall over Eurocommercial paper (ECP)....
18:24, 04/28/2019