Stock Markets Stocks logged their worst weekly decline since March as fears of a second wave of infections and doubts about a speedy economic recovery dampened investor sentiment. The Federal Reserve indicated that rates are likely to remain near zero until 2022 and issued...
Stock Markets Stocks finished mixed this week as markets took in the strong gains from the month of June. Investors were in a wait-and-see mode anticipating Friday’s G20 Summit in Japan. The big takeaway would be a trade truce and resumption of negotiations between the U.S. and...
Stock Markets U.S. stocks and the global group all rose this week buoyed by optimism that Chinese and U.S. officials had made real progress in negotiations late in the week. They expect that the groundwork for a truce on additional tariffs will allay further volatility. There were...
Stock Markets The continued expectations of easing monetary policies across the globe buoyed stocks higher this week. After the Fed chairman’s testimony before Congress, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied to a new record high and closed above 27,000. Powell’s comments were clearly aimed at a more accommodative...
When it comes to retirement savings, living too long can be a blessing or a curse. For women, who tend to outlive men and spend years caring for family members, it's a major cause of anxiety. Those were the findings of a recent survey by the Nationwide Retirement Institute. In February,...
Stock Markets Corporate earnings announcements took the spotlight last week as U.S. stocks finished slightly lower overall. Bank earnings were early reporters of second-quarter earnings season with mixed results. Low credit losses coupled with solid loan growth reinforce a healthy consumer outlook – a good sign for the...
Berkshire Hathaway to Invest in Embattled Lender Home Capital Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has stepped in to inject funds into Home Capital Group Inc., the Canadian alternative lender attempting to rebound from near collapse after being accused by regulators of misleading investors. Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to indirectly acquire C$400...
Stock Markets Stocks advanced to near record highs this week thanks to improving economic data, supportive global central-bank policies, and new optimism around the trade issue that has been plaguing the markets. In a positive move, China announced that it would exclude certain U.S. products from tariffs. The...
Windows provides a variety of ways to open apps and files stored on your computer. Naturally, you can turn to the Start menu or Start screen. You can type the name of an app or file in the Search field. You can...
Crisis-stricken Venezuela has been thrust back into the energy spotlight, analysts told CNBC on Monday, with a further slide into political chaos likely to trigger wild swings in the oil price. The oil-rich, but cash-poor, South American country is...
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