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1h 23m Europe Markets: Spanish stocks lead European selloff after deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona
Market Watch
Spanish stocks slumped Friday, fronting a selloff across European markets a day after terrorists killed at least 13 people in the heart of Barcelona.
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World stocks skid as U.S. politics, Spain attack hit sentiment1h 24m World stocks skid as U.S. politics, Spain attack hit sentiment
USA Today
European shares fell in early trading while U.S. futures pointed to a lower open on Friday.
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1h 32m Outside the Box: SoftBank’s big plan for a smarter internet is brilliant
Market Watch
Fund for ‘internet of things’ gets backing from Apple, Qualcomm
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1h 35m Mark Hulbert: Here’s the shocking truth about the Russell 2000’s P/E ratio
Market Watch
A glaring omission artificially lowers the small-cap sector’s valuation, writes Mark Hulbert.
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1h 38m Your Digital Self: The next revolution in computers is right around the corner
Market Watch
The industry’s biggest players are working on quantum computing, says Jurica Dujmović.
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1h 44m Market Snapshot: Dow set to fight for direction, but flirts with biggest two-week drop in nearly a year
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures struggle for direction in Friday’s trade, with investors staying cautious after the prior day’s selloff, fueled by the terrorist attack in Spain and rumors Donald Trump’s key economic adviser would resign.
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1h 48m NerdWallet: Don’t worry, banking chatbots won’t be creepy at all
Market Watch
A new generation of bank bots will react to your emotions and make financial suggestions based on your spending.
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1h 49m Investors flee stocks for bonds, gold as U.S. tax cut hopes fade
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set for a second day of losses on Friday after an exodus of U.S. executives from presidential business councils dealt a fresh blow to hopes of tax reform, hammering Wall Street and filtering through to Asia and Europe.
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1h 51m Next Avenue: 10 things you need to find before an aging parent has a medical crisis
Market Watch
A parent’s sudden health event could mean you need to get your hands on some important documents.
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1h 52m Paul Brandus: Pay attention to these economic warning signs
Market Watch
Federal Reserve data on rising consumer debt is one of those worrisome indicators, writes Paul Brandus.
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Need money for college? Here's how to make a grab for $150,000 in scholarships.1h 53m Need money for college? Here's how to make a grab for $150,000 in scholarships.
USA Today
Gabrielle McCormick completed her college education for free and now helping others get on the path to debt-free education.
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2h Here’s what NOT to do if, like Hope Hicks, you get a big promotion
Market Watch
It’s critical to remain attuned to the feelings of your co-workers.
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2h London Markets: FTSE 100 drops as travel shares rattled after terrorists attacks in Spain
Market Watch
Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. dropped Friday, setting to wrap up the week with a fall in travel-related stocks after terrorists launched attacks in Spain.
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3h A Pillar of Chinese Growth Starts to Show Cracks
The Wall Street Journal
Housing prices rose more slowly in China’s interior for the second time in two months—a potentially worrying sign for growth following a raft of weak data in July.
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4h Australia puts multinationals on notice after Chevron drops tax appeal
Reuters
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Chevron Corp has withdrawn an appeal to Australia's High Court over a disputed A$340 million ($268 million) tax bill, leaving in place a landmark court ruling on related-party loans that could affect other multinational companies.
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4h Updated Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on rising doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver his economic agenda.
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5h Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, cites recent "drumbeat of distractions"
Reuters
(Reuters) - Infosys Ltd, in a surprise announcement, said Vishal Sikka has resigned as CEO citing a stream of distractions and disruptions in recent months, pushing down shares of the second-largest Indian IT services firm almost 8 percent on Friday.
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Taste test: Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A make breakfast weird6h Taste test: Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A make breakfast weird
USA Today
Fast-food chains don't mind experimenting with the early morning menu choices
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6h Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns; company names interim chief executive
Reuters
(Reuters) - India's No. 2 IT Services company Infosys Ltd said Vishal Sikka had resigned as managing director and chief executive of the company with immediate effect, sending shares tumbling more than 7 percent in early trading on Friday.
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6h Chevron drops appeal over landmark Australian tax ruling
Reuters
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Chevron Corp has withdrawn an appeal to Australia's High Court over a disputed A$340 million ($268 million) tax bill, leaving in place a landmark court ruling on related-party loans that could affect other multinational companies.
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6h The Wall Street Journal: Islamic State takes credit for Barcelona carnage; 5 suspects killed in foiled second attack
Market Watch
A van driven by a terrorist mowed down pedestrians in the heart of Spain’s second-largest city on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in an attack claimed by Islamic State
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7h Asia Markets: Nikkei slumps to 3-month low as Asian markets dip
Market Watch
Equity markets across the Asia-Pacific region were down Friday with Japan’s Nikkei hitting a three-month low, weighed by overnight weakness on Wall Street following days of solid gains.
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7h Updated The Margin: Hate in America: 3 devastating magazine covers on Charlottesville’s aftermath
Market Watch
Last weekend’s deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and President Donald Trump’s disturbing response to it were the subjects of a trio of jarring national magazine covers unveiled Thursday.
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8h Shares surging 20% for Jack Ma-backed firm behind $1.7 billion acquisition of MassMutual unit
CNBC
Jack Ma-backed Yunfeng said it will lead $1.7 billion acquisition of U.S.-based insurer MassMutual's Asia unit
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8h The Wall Street Journal: Islamic State takes credit for Barcelona carnage; 4 suspects killed in second attack
Market Watch
A van driven by a terrorist mowed down pedestrians in the heart of Spain’s second-largest city on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in an attack claimed by Islamic State
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With code name, how Toyota-Mazda set off secret race for 4,000-job plant9h Updated With code name, how Toyota-Mazda set off secret race for 4,000-job plant
USA Today
Toyota and Mazda dangled a tantalizing economic prize when they announced plans to build a new 4,000-job plant, setting off a race among the states.
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9h The Wall Street Journal: $3 billion tax-incentive deal for Foxconn advances in Wisconsin
Market Watch
Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group got one step closer Thursday to setting up shop in Wisconsin.
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9h Updated Wisconsin bill giving $3 billion incentives to Foxconn advances
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wisconsin's Republican-controlled state Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill that paves the way for a $3 billion incentives package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn.
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10h The Wall Street Journal: Islamic State takes credit for deadly Barcelona attack on pedestrians
Market Watch
A van driven by a terrorist mowed down pedestrians in the heart of Spain’s second-largest city on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in an attack claimed by Islamic State
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10h Despite legal victory, America Movil may face tough ride with regulator
Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Despite a landmark Supreme Court ruling in his favor, Mexican mogul Carlos Slim shouldn't break out the champagne just yet.
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Millennials: Time to start a startup10h Millennials: Time to start a startup
USA Today
Millennials have good reasons to consider striking out on their own and launching a business.
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10h Powerball lottery prize hits $510 million — why you should NOT buy a ticket
Market Watch
Saturday’s blockbuster lottery jackpot is stirring up more lottery fever.
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10h These companies are trying to stop white supremacists from raising money
Market Watch
It’s becoming increasingly difficult for hate groups to organize.
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10h A total eclipse of worker productivity on Aug. 21 will cost companies millions
Market Watch
Workers will be taking a lot of time off on Monday to see this astronomical event
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11h The Wall Street Journal: ACLU won’t back hate groups marching with guns
Market Watch
The American Civil Liberties Union, taking a tougher stance on armed protests, will no longer defend hate groups seeking to march with firearms, the group’s executive director said.
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11h Updated Wisconsin debates billions in incentives for Foxconn plant
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Wisconsin State Assembly on Thursday opened debate on a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn, a deal that caused a stir when it was announced by President Donald Trump last month.
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Companies sever ties with hate groups as they walk fine line on diversity11h Updated Companies sever ties with hate groups as they walk fine line on diversity
USA Today
Companies sever ties with hate groups as they walk fine line on respect for diversity
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11h Key Words: Here’s why Twitter won’t ban Donald Trump
Market Watch
President Donald Trump’s tweets may outrage a lot of people, but don’t expect Twitter to block his account. The would be tantamount to corporate suicide, one Wall Street analyst said Thursday.
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Ex-Corinthian Colleges students could get $183M in loan relief from proposed settlement12h Ex-Corinthian Colleges students could get $183M in loan relief from proposed settlement
USA Today
Settlement proposed by consumer agency could aid 41,000 harmed borrowers at former Corinthian Colleges
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Dow drops 274 points as Trump crisis shakes confidence12h Dow drops 274 points as Trump crisis shakes confidence
USA Today
The Dow falls under the weight of political jitters, some bad earnings reports and plenty of reasons to take profits.
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Nevada judge clears way for more state pot licenses12h Updated Nevada judge clears way for more state pot licenses
USA Today
A Nevada judge has cleared the way for the state’s marijuana regulators to start issuing more pot distribution licenses.
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12h Gap shares rise as Old Navy again boosts results, forecast
Reuters
(Reuters) - Clothing retailer Gap Inc reported better-than-expected second-quarter results and raised its full-year profit forecast, helped by strong demand for Old Navy products, fewer discounts and better managing inventory.
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12h Updated Deutsche Bank, Bank of America settle agency bond rigging lawsuits
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank AG and Bank of America Corp agreed to pay a combined $65.5 million to settle investor litigation accusing large banks of rigging the roughly $9 trillion government agency bond market over a decade.
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12h Updated Applied Materials beats profit estimates, shares rise
Reuters
(Reuters) - Applied Materials Inc , the world's largest supplier of tools used to make semiconductors, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit helped by strong growth in its semiconductor and display businesses.
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12h Will Trump’s lack of leadership become an excuse for a big selloff in stocks?
Market Watch
At this point, that’s the most important question for investors, says Nigam Arora.
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Walmart’s grocery business is booming13h Walmart’s grocery business is booming
USA Today
Walmart’s grocery division accounts for 56% of its annual sales, and it just had its best quarter in five years.
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13h S&P 500 posts biggest decline in three months on Washington worries
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S stocks sold off on Thursday, with the S&P 500 recording its biggest daily percentage drop in three months as escalating worries about the Trump administration's ability to push through its economic agenda rattled investors.
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13h Auto groups side with Canada, Mexico on NAFTA origin rules
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Auto industry groups from Canada, Mexico and the United States are pushing back against the Trump administration's demand for higher U.S. automotive content in a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement.
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13h After-hours buzz: ROST, GPS, AMAT & more
CNBC
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell on Thursday: ROST, GPS, AMAT & more
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13h Lockheed Martin awarded part of $499 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin was named on Thursday as one of six companies that will share a $499 million contract for research into aerospace systems aimed at developing new technologies and capabilities, the Pentagon said.
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13h Updated Trump Today: Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans
Market Watch
President Donald Trump on Thursday said it was “sad” to see Confederate statues being taken down in the U.S., attacked two Republican senators on Twitter and was scheduled to meet with the head of the Small Business Administration at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J.
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Feds finalize $465M Mylan settlement for EpiPen overcharges13h Updated Feds finalize $465M Mylan settlement for EpiPen overcharges
USA Today
Agreement means drugmaker will pay higher rebates to the Medicaid program on
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13h BookWatch: Powerball and other lotteries don’t replace taxes — they add to them
Market Watch
Lottery sales remind this ex-SEC enforcement lawyer of penny stock brokers hard-selling from a boiler room.
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13h Outside the Box: Crowdfunded real-estate investments: 3 ways to do it
Market Watch
Investments range from multifamily developments and shopping centers to micro-unit residences and self-storage facilities, and can be in urban or suburban areas across the country
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13h Updated This fund manager finds contrarian bargains among ‘smidcaps’
Market Watch
Matt Lockridge favors consumer-oriented names, energy, and the basics like industrials and materials.
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13h Market Extra: Bad news for the stock market: The Hindenburg Omen is back
Market Watch
The appearance on the scene of a Hindenburg Omen sometimes portends a stock-market crash.
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Funding for women-founded startups is stalling. Here are some reasons why.13h Updated Funding for women-founded startups is stalling. Here are some reasons why.
USA Today
Just 4% of funding from U.S.-based venture capital firms through July 13 of this year went to women-founded start-ups in their earliest stages.
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With Amazon looming, Walmart touts surging online grocery sales13h Updated With Amazon looming, Walmart touts surging online grocery sales
USA Today
Grocery sales strong but Walmart's momentum cools off
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13h Updated Deep Dive: Nvidia, Facebook and 13 other companies are the real earnings-season winners
Market Watch
Investors would be wise to focus on sales per share and gross margins, says Phil van Doorn.
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13h Updated Deep Dive: Fear Trump, North Korea or an expensive stock market? This fund plays defense
Market Watch
The Permanent Portfolio might serve as a good hedge for a portion of your investments.
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OKCupid bans white supremacist from dating service13h Updated OKCupid bans white supremacist from dating service
USA Today
OK Cupid joins a growing corporate backlash against neo-Nazis in the U.S. after the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.
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13h NewsWatch: Breakdown between Dow, S&P 500 and GE sends an ominous stock-market signal
Market Watch
A bearish breakdown is playing out between the broader U.S. equity benchmarks and General Electric, a key component of the Dow and one of the most storied U.S. companies.
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13h Capitol Report: After Barcelona attack, Trump implies bullets dipped in pig blood could end Islamic terror
Market Watch
President Trump on Thursday appeared to suggest the way to stop Islamic-related extremism is to shoot terrorists with bullets coated in pigs’ blood. Let us explain.
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13h This is the real reason investors are fearful, Art Cashin says
CNBC
The Wall Street veteran said Cohn's departure could catalyze a "mass exodus" that would hurt confidence in the Trump administration.
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13h Mutual Funds Weekly: Volatile markets bring fund managers opportunity — and risk
Market Watch
Unpredictable markets don’t necessarily give stock-pickers an edge.
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13h Gap posts strong second-quarter results, raises profit forecast; shares jump
Reuters
(Reuters) - Clothing retailer Gap Inc reported better-than-expected second-quarter results and raised its full-year profit forecast, helped by strong demand for Old Navy products and fewer discounts, and its shares rose about 5 percent.
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14h Currencies: Dollar weakens against haven currencies after Spain terror attack
Market Watch
The U.S. dollar weakens against traditional haven currencies following a day of negative headlines, including a terror attack in Spain.
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14h Market Extra: Want to fight climate change? Don’t invest in Tesla
Market Watch
Climate change is almost unanimously considered one of the gravest threats facing humanity, with the worst-case scenarios representing massive environmental destruction. Investors hoping to combat it with their portfolio allocations can, but one famous environmentally-focused company may actually be doing more harm than good.
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14h U.S. pension funds sue Goldman, JPMorgan, others over stock lending market
Reuters
(Reuters) - Three U.S. pension funds sued six of the world's largest banks on Thursday, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc and JP Morgan Chase & Co , accusing them of conspiring to stifle competition in the more than $1 trillion stock lending market.
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14h Updated Market Extra: Breakdown between Dow, S&P 500 and GE sends an ominous stock-market signal
Market Watch
A bearish breakdown is playing out between the broader U.S. equity benchmarks and General Electric, a key component of the Dow and one of the most storied U.S. companies.
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14h Market Snapshot: Stock market closes sharply lower as tech shares wither
Market Watch
U.S. stock benchmarks on Thursday finish down at least 1% as heightened concerns about President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda and news of a terrorist attack in Barcelona combine to foster selling on Wall Street.
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14h As the Powerball lottery hits $510 million, why you should NOT buy a ticket
Market Watch
Saturday’s blockbuster lottery jackpot is stirring up more lottery fever.
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35 pictures from the first Homesense store in the U.S. that will make you swoon14h Updated 35 pictures from the first Homesense store in the U.S. that will make you swoon
USA Today
We went shopping at HomeGoods' sister store—and it was life-changing
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14h Updated More Americans donate to civil rights causes following Charlottesville violence
Market Watch
The NAACP reported that ‘thousands of people’ reached out offering to help.
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14h Gap same-store sales tops estimates, ups profit forecast; shares jump
Reuters
(Reuters) - Clothing retailer Gap Inc reported better-than-expected same-store sales for the second quarter, helped by strong demand for Old Navy products, fewer discounts, and the company's efforts to better manage inventory.
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14h YouTube TV expands to 14 new markets, partners with Sinclair stations
Reuters
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has expanded its YouTube TV streaming service into 14 new U.S. markets to reach half of American households, with an additional 17 markets to launch in the next few weeks, the company said on Thursday.
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Breakfast of Champions14h Breakfast of Champions
USA Today
Breakfast of Champions: Taco Bell and Chick-Fil-A have both unveiled new morning menu items.
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14h Airline investor Woehrl interested in Air Berlin
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Airline entrepreneur Hans Rudolf Woehrl is interested in insolvent Air Berlin , a spokeswoman for his company INTRO-Verwaltungs GmbH told Reuters, responding to a media report saying he was planning a bid.
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14h S&P 500 posts biggest daily drop in three months
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks sold off on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 to its lowest in a month, as escalating worries about the Trump administration's ability to push through its agenda rattled investors.
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14h Key Words: Sen. Corker says Trump hasn’t yet shown ‘stability’ to be successful
Market Watch
A Republican senator is rebuking President Donald Trump over his Charlottesville comments, saying he hasn’t yet shown he’s ready to be a success as commander-in-chief.
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14h The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump hasn’t been able to kill the AT&T-Time Warner deal, now in advanced stage
Market Watch
The government review of AT&T Inc.’s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner Inc. has reached an advanced stage, a sign that Donald Trump’s campaign-trail complaints about media concentration and his disdain for CNN haven’t gummed up the vetting process.
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14h Updated Key Words: Ivanka Trump’s rabbi is not pleased with her father’s response to Charlottesville
Market Watch
“We are appalled by this resurgence of bigotry and anti-Semitism, and the renewed vigor of the neo-Nazis, KKK and alt-right,” the wrote in the note, which was posted on Facebook.
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How do student loans appear on your credit report?14h How do student loans appear on your credit report?
USA Today
There are lots of questions about the best way to fund education and how student loans affect the credit ratings of newly-minted professionals.
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Ford to pay up to $10.1M to settle harassment allegations15h Updated Ford to pay up to $10.1M to settle harassment allegations
USA Today
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it found evidence that employees at two plants subjected female and black workers to harassment.
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15h Called to Account: Where was Wells Fargo’s auditor, KPMG, while the funny business was going on?
Market Watch
External auditors are supposed to serve as a last line of defense if misbehavior is going on at a company, but KPMG said nothing through years of misdeeds at Wells Fargo.
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15h Barcelona truck attack reportedly leaves at least 12 dead and 80 injured
Market Watch
A popular promenade in Barcelona, Spain, became a scene of panic and devastation on Thursday after a van rammed pedestrians, leaving a dozen people dead and dozens more injured.
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15h Updated People in this age group don’t mind marrying someone with debt
Market Watch
With student debt so high, it’s likely at least one partner will be carrying extra baggage.
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15h Updated 5 of the best places to see the ‘Great American Eclipse’ on Aug. 21
Market Watch
Here’s how to take full advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime solar phenomenon.
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15h Wall Street sells off as Washington worries rise
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S stocks sold off on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting its lowest level in a month, as escalating worries about the Trump administration's ability to push through its agenda rattled investors.
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15h The Tell: Earnings aren’t the stock-market guide you might think, says Laszlo Birinyi
Market Watch
It has been an impressive second-quarter earnings season, but results have rarely been the “primary” performance driver.
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15h Futures Movers: Oil prices end higher after three-session streak of declines
Market Watch
Oil prices log a gain after posting losses over the past three sessions, as traders continue to weigh data showing the biggest weekly fall in U.S. crude supplies in 11 months, but also the highest total domestic production level in more than two years.
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15h Commodities Corner: Donald Trump isn’t the only factor behind 2017 gold rally
Market Watch
Gold prices could soon trade well above $1,300 an ounce, and it won’t be just because of investor jitters driven by President Donald Trump.
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15h Commodities Corner: Gold can thank so much more than just Trump for its rally this year
Market Watch
Gold prices could soon trade well above $1,300 an ounce, and it won’t be just because of investor jitters driven by President Donald Trump.
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15h Updated In One Chart: Map: Where the economic recovery in the U.S. has taken hold... and where it hasn’t
Market Watch
Political chaos aside, the stock market is still booming and the U.S. economy has entered into its ninth year of expansion, with levels of employment and GDP roaring back to prerecession levels.
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15h Market Extra: Why the dollar may be headed for a bumpy ride over remainder of 2017
Market Watch
The buck’s improvement in recent days might just be a blip on the long way down into the end of 2017, analysts say.
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15h Updated Market Extra: Bad news stock market—the Hindenburg Omen is back
Market Watch
The appearance of the Hindenburg Omen sometimes portends a coming stock market crash.
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15h Low yields are warning Fed to think twice on rate hike: Kaplan
CNBC
Robert Kaplan said he would need to see evidence that prices will rise in the medium term to support another interest-rate hike.
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China warns Washington against ‘trade war’15h China warns Washington against ‘trade war’
USA Today
China’s government warned “there is no winner in a trade war” after an aide to President Trump called for a tougher stance toward Beijing.
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16h Updated Key Words: Team Trump losing Gary Cohn could crash the stock market, warns Yale professor
Market Watch
Yale School of Management’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld said Cohn’s departure would put tax reform in jeopardy.
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16h Truck attack reportedly leaves 13 dead, dozens injured in central Barcelona
Market Watch
A van has run over pedestrians in a popular tourist walkway in Barcelona on Thursday afternoon, local time, with reports of deaths and injuries. Police are reportedly treating the incident as a terror attack.
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16h Soaring house prices have created this many ‘million-dollar neighborhoods’
Market Watch
The Los Angeles area added more than a dozen such neighborhoods over the last year.
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16h Updated Target’s small-format stores are turning into a big win for the retailer
Market Watch
Target is one of the retailers turning to smaller-format locations to reach audiences in new geographic locations with more personalized service.
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16h The Ratings Game: NetApp shares slide 5% as analysts strike cautious tone on earnings
Market Watch
Storage-appliance maker beat earnings estimates, but analysts are concerned about growing competition in the sector.
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16h Wal-Mart and Amazon go head-to-head as e-commerce competition heats up
Market Watch
Wal-Mart, which reported a 60% increase in e-commerce sales, says it will continue to invest in the channel, setting up a bigger online battle with Amazon.
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L.L. Bean boosting production of iconic rubber 'duck boot'16h L.L. Bean boosting production of iconic rubber 'duck boot'
USA Today
The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand.
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16h Metals Stocks: Gold lifted by haven demand; palladium logs 16-year high
Market Watch
Gold prices score back-to-back gains Thursday, boosted by haven demand, while the latest rally for palladium lifts its prices to a more than 16-year high.
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16h Updated The Margin: Footage of Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ includes glimpse of the Steve Jobs Theater
Market Watch
The video is the latest in a beautifully captured series from Matthew Roberts showing the various stages of the 175-acre “Apple Park” campus’s construction.
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16h How Google parent Alphabet exercises massive influence over start-ups in Silicon Valley
CNBC
Here are Alphabet's main investment vehicles, which help it keep an eye on the hottest technologies made beyond the Googleplex walls.
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16h Updated Beat the System: It’s bad news for stocks if Trump is now a lame duck
Market Watch
Brett Arends looks at how the Dow Jones Industrial Average has fared under past lame-duck presidents.
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16h Updated FA Center: A disastrous car crash inspired an adviser to change the advice she gives clients
Market Watch
Sarah Carlson wants to make sure her clients are prepared for the absolute worst.
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16h Market Snapshot: Stock market drops as Barcelona attack combines with tech tumble
Market Watch
U.S. stock losses accelerate on Thursday as news of a terrorist attack in Barcelona undercuts a market already weakened by rumors that White House economic adviser Gary Cohn was resigning and battered tech shares following disappointing results from Cisco Systems Inc.
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16h Key Words: Country music legend defends Trump, compares tearing down statues to ISIS
Market Watch
Charlie Daniels compared taking down the Confederate statues to Islamic State’s destruction of ancient Middle East monuments in recent years. “That’s what ISIS is doing,” he said.
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16h Economic Report: Yellen should just say no if Trump wants to keep her on as Fed chief, ex-colleague says
Market Watch
A former colleague of Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen said she should walk away from central bank at the end of her term in 2018 to preserve her reputation even if President Trump reappoints her.
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16h Updated Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement
Reuters
BOSTON (Reuters) - Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, resolving claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases.
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17h As the Powerball prize hits $510 million, why you should resist playing the lottery
Market Watch
Saturday’s blockbuster jackpot is stirring up more lottery fever.
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Lawsuit: Esurance supervisor called employee 'whiny Jew'17h Lawsuit: Esurance supervisor called employee 'whiny Jew'
USA Today
The lawsuit filed in South Dakota claims former employee was called a "whiny Jew" and that he was wrongly terminated after reporting the issues.
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A new lawsuit says Poland Spring water is a ‘colossal fraud’17h A new lawsuit says Poland Spring water is a ‘colossal fraud’
USA Today
A new class action lawsuit claims that Poland Spring water doesn’t come from a spring at all.
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17h Updated Netflix wants exclusive rights to films, TV shows and the talent creating them
Market Watch
Netflix has had success producing original content, now it’s tearing a page out of Disney’s book, by signing some of the industry’s best writers, producers and creative talent to deals to create work solely for the platform.
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17h Updated MarketWatch First Take: Cisco remains optimistic about repatriation holiday, possibly next year
Market Watch
Cisco Systems Inc. added even more cash to its massive cash pile that is outside the U.S. in its most recent quarter, and despite the current falling out between corporate America and President Trump, the company is still optimistic that a repatriation holiday may occur, possibly next year.
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17h Updated Analyst initiates three social media stocks, and guess which one is a sell?
Market Watch
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated three big social media platforms, taking a bearish stance on one platform, which it says has “farther to fall.”
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17h Uber wins U.S. court appeal to push price-fixing case to arbitration
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration.
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17h Wall Street extends losses on Trump policy worries
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S stocks hit session lows in early afternoon trading on Thursday as investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.
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17h Updated Raising the minimum wage leads workers in these industries to be replaced by robots
Market Watch
Some workers are more likely to be replaced by robots than others.
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17h Updated Millennials are financing everything from bed sheets to concert tickets
Market Watch
You can now finance every small item for your home and social life — but should you?
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17h Updated One major way U.S. credit card debt is getting worse
Market Watch
American debt continues to rise, according to the New York Federal Reserve
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How to make sense of your credit card number17h How to make sense of your credit card number
USA Today
Here’s a fun trick to entertain friends and win bar bets: Guess the first number on somebody’s credit card tucked away in their wallet.
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17h Updated This city has the best quality of life in the world (hint: it’s not in the U.S.)
Market Watch
Civil unrest and terrorism over the last year have hurt the score of many cities.
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17h Updated Alibaba beats on earnings as e-commerce remains core revenue driver
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba, China's top e-commerce firm, beat analyst estimates with a 56 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, driven by strong online sales.
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The solar eclipse could cost employers a ton of money17h The solar eclipse could cost employers a ton of money
USA Today
The total solar eclipse will be on Monday August 21, and it could cost employers millions in lost productivity.
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18h Bond Report: Treasury yields tick lower after lackluster industrial-production number
Market Watch
Treasury yields fell, pushing bond prices higher, on Thursday after a weaker-than-expected reading for industrial production highlighted that the U.S. remains stuck in a slow-and-steady growth track, drawing modest demand for government paper.
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Former Esurance employee alleges discrimination, anti-Semitic harassment18h Former Esurance employee alleges discrimination, anti-Semitic harassment
USA Today
The lawsuit filed in South Dakota claims former employee was called a "whiny Jew" and that he was wrongly terminated after reporting the issues.
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18h Uber wins reversal in lawsuit over price-fixing, arbitration
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger's price-fixing case into arbitration.
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18h Updated Outside the Box: Can your retirement investments handle ‘fire and fury’?
Market Watch
What to do about the market correction you keep hearing about.
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18h London Markets: FTSE 100 snaps streak of gains, as banks and retail shares tumble
Market Watch
U.K. stocks fall Thursday, with bank shares driven down as Federal Reserve officials wrestle over whether to keep raising U.S. interest rates this year, while retail stocks slip after British retail sales showed only modest growth.
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18h The Ratings Game: Cisco analysts urge investors to give the company more time as it shifts to software
Market Watch
Shares of Cisco Systems Inc. fall even as analysts encourage investors to be patient as the company shifts toward a software-based model.
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This wireless keyboard makes your tablet look like an Apple MacBook Pro18h This wireless keyboard makes your tablet look like an Apple MacBook Pro
USA Today
The Brydge keyboard is heavy, durable, and looks a lot like the keyboard on a Mac laptop.
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18h Trump should thank Europe for propping up the U.S. stock market
Market Watch
The president isn’t getting anything done, but it doesn’t matter because the ECB is boosting liquidity
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18h Bitcoin hits record and its market value now tops big tech companies like Netflix, Paypal
CNBC
Bitcoin climbed above $4,500 to a record high Thursday, giving it a market valuation larger than that of Netflix.
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18h U.S. labor market tightening; autos weigh on manufacturing
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to lay out a plan to start unwinding its massive bond portfolio.
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Our favorite cold brew coffee maker is a great low price right now18h Our favorite cold brew coffee maker is a great low price right now
USA Today
The Takeya cold brew coffee maker is an easy way to curb your coffee-shop spending without sacrificing your caffeine addiction. Right now it's only $19 on Amazon.
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18h Europe Markets: European stocks pull back as Fed rate-hike doubts hurt bank shares
Market Watch
European stocks break a three-day win streak on Thursday, with bank shares dragged down by doubts about another U.S. interest rate hike in 2017, while the euro came under further pressure following minutes from the European Central Bank’s meeting last month.
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18h Market Snapshot: Stock market retreats as tech shares lead decline
Market Watch
U.S. stocks fall, with the Dow on track to snap a four-day streak of gains as a pair of bellwether stocks disappointed with their latest results.
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18h GM creditor trust drops settlement with ignition switch plaintiffs
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In a blow to people suing General Motors Co over faulty ignition switches and other alleged vehicle defects, a trust that holds many GM liabilities from before its 2009 bankruptcy has canceled a settlement that sought to force the automaker to pay $1 billion in shares to resolve millions of claims.
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19h Updated Why you’re more likely to die in an accident during the summer months
Market Watch
July and August could be hazardous for your health.
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19h Futures Movers: Oil prices tiptoe higher after EIA-fueled selloff
Market Watch
Oil prices edge higher, attempting to recoup some of the losses they suffered a day earlier, as traders continue to weigh data showing the biggest weekly fall in U.S. crude supplies in 11 months, but also the highest total domestic production level in more than two years.
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19h Updated Here are all the companies trying to stop white supremacists from raising money
Market Watch
It’s becoming increasingly difficult for hate groups to organize.
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19h The Margin: Barack Obama’s tweet is the most ‘liked’, 4th most retweeted, in Twitter’s history
Market Watch
Former President Barack Obama has made history again, it appears. This time his mark has been made in the Twitter universe, on the back of a message and photo that he posted Sunday in response to the weekend’s violent and racially charged protests in Charlottesville, Va.
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19h Updated Outside the Box: College costs are soaring — 6 things parents need to know about 529 tax deductions
Market Watch
Your 529 plan has more in common with your 401(k) than your savings account.
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How to get the most out of your internship 19h How to get the most out of your internship
USA Today
Here are 4 strategies you can use as an intern to get that network up and running
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First look at Homesense, the new store from HomeGoods19h First look at Homesense, the new store from HomeGoods
USA Today
HomeGoods is experimenting with a new line of stores called Homesense. The first store opened Aug. 17 in Framingham, Mass.
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19h Updated Apple issues Canadian-dollar bond for first time — and sets a record
Market Watch
The iPhone maker sold C$2.5 billion of maple bonds to raise funds to pay dividends and buy back shares.
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19h This start-up aims to replace 40,000 worth of man hours with one click
CNBC
ThoughtSpot has raised $60 million in new venture funding to automate the work of business analysts.
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19h Wall Street pares losses after Cohn resignation rumor knock-down
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks pared losses in choppy, late-morning trading Thursday as rumors circulating that Gary Cohn is resigning as director of the National Economic Council were called "100 (percent) false" by an Axios reporter on Twitter.
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20h Updated Metals Stocks: Gold marches higher as haven demand persists after Trump dissolves councils
Market Watch
Gold prices continue higher Thursday, boosted by haven demand after President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils and minutes from the Federal Reserve pointed to concerns over sluggish inflation.
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20h Market Snapshot: Stock market steps firmly lower, with Dow’s 4-day streak in jeopardy
Market Watch
U.S. stocks fall Thursday, with the Dow on track to snap a four-day streak of gains as a pair of bellwether stocks disappointed with their latest results.
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20h Sixt CEO hints at car-sharing merger talks between BMW and Daimler
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmakers Daimler and BMW may be in talks to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, the chief executive of car rental company and DriveNow partner Sixt hinted on Thursday.
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20h Alibaba Cashes In on Data Trove
The Wall Street Journal
Alibaba earnings are strong and shares are up 90% this year as the Chinese e-commerce giant leverages its trove of data to boost growth
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20h Capitol Report: Trump accuses Graham of ‘disgusting lie’ about Charlottesville comments | Lobbyists see hard road for tax reform
Market Watch
President Donald Trump accuses Sen. Lindsey Graham of a “disgusting lie” over his Charlottesville comments; lobbyists see a hard road for tax reform; what Steve Bannon said about war with China; and more.
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20h Economic Report: Leading indicators offer more evidence U.S. economy shows no sign of slowing
Market Watch
A broad measure of how well the U.S. economy is performing climbed again in July and signaled potentially faster growth in the final six months of 2017.
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20h Economic Report: Industrial output gets boost in July from utilities, but car makers are a drag again
Market Watch
Industrial production rose in July for the second month in a row, spearheaded by a large increase in output at utilities to cool U.S. homes, the Federal Reserve reports Thursday.
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20h In One Chart: This is the ‘wall of worry’ that stocks have climbed to rally 271%
Market Watch
Even as humanity faced the specter of a nuclear war and violence broke out on the streets of Charlottesville, Va., stocks took the alarming news in stride, continuing to scale the “wall of worry” in defiance of doomsday predictions of an imminent selloff.
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20h Bond Report: Treasury yields tick higher after jobless claims, industrial production
Market Watch
Most Treasury yields rise on Thursday after a spate of data showed the U.S. labor market remained in the pink and the economy was growing at a steady clip, even as growth for industrial production came in lower-than-expected.
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20h Wall Street opens lower on inflation, Trump policy worries
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed growing concerns over weak inflation, while investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.
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7 ways to build wealth your financial adviser won't tell you20h 7 ways to build wealth your financial adviser won't tell you
USA Today
While financial planners are trained to improve your long-term investing returns, traditional investing will always be their main focus.
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20h Economic Report: Mortgage rates resume free fall as ‘uncertainty’ swirls
Market Watch
Rates for home loans remain subdued thanks to investor appetite for safe-haven assets like bonds
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20h Updated Next Avenue: 10 of the best places to retire abroad
Market Watch
Europe, Mexico and Malaysia are improving for retirees, as parts of Latin America grow more expensive.
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20h Updated Next Avenue: Many Americans are only just getting by
Market Watch
Despite a growing economy and the lowest U.S. unemployment rate in 16 years, things aren’t looking up for many Americans
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20h Updated Next Avenue: Think you can phase into retirement? Think again
Market Watch
Employees who hope for a phased retirement by downshifting to fewer hours are mostly out of luck
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21h Market Snapshot: Cisco, Wal-Mart lead stock market lower; Dow set to break 4-day win streak
Market Watch
U.S. stocks fall Thursday, with the Dow on track to snap a four-day streak of gains as a pair of bellwether stocks disappointed with their latest results.
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21h Updated Grow: 7 daily habits of rich people that you should copy
Market Watch
The habits of successful people may extend well beyond the obvious financial moves.
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21h Updated Grow: Make life easier by putting these 5 things on autopilot
Market Watch
Five tasks you can automate to help you save money and time.
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21h The share of student loan borrowers owing more than $20,000 has doubled
Market Watch
Today’s student loan borrowers have struggled more to pay off debt over the past decade.
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21h U.S. appeals court rules for Uber in arbitration dispute
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in a lawsuit over whether passengers gave up their right to sue the company when they registered for its taxi-hailing service,
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With Amazon looming, Walmart tout surging online grocery sales21h Updated With Amazon looming, Walmart tout surging online grocery sales
USA Today
Grocery sales strong but Walmart's momentum cools off
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21h India clears purchase of six Boeing helicopters in $650 million deal
Reuters
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Thursday cleared the purchase of six more Boeing Co Apache helicopters in a deal worth close to 42 billion rupees ($654.6 million), a defence ministry official said.
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21h Updated NerdWallet: How you can retire by the time you’re 40
Market Watch
Retiring young takes commitment. Here’s how to figure out how much money you need and where to get it.
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21h Updated NerdWallet: How to make your teen into a millionaire
Market Watch
Set your child up for a sound financial future with the income they make from actual work
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21h Wall Street lower on inflation, Trump policy worries
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed growing concerns over weak inflation, while investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.
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21h U.S. jobless claims drop to near six-month low
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to lay out a plan to start unwinding its massive bond portfolio.
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21h Your first trade for Thursday, August 17
CNBC
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.
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21h Updated Market Snapshot: Dow looks set to break 4-day win streak
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures are heading lower on Thursday, as investors digest the latest Federal Reserve minutes and President Donald Trump’s decision to disband a pair of his advisory business panels.
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21h Trump policy doubts, weak inflation to weigh on Wall Street
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open lower on Thursday as minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed growing concerns over weak inflation, while investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.
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21h NewsWatch: Dow looks set to break 4-day win streak
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures are heading lower on Thursday, as investors digest the latest Federal Reserve minutes and President Donald Trump’s decision to disband a pair of his advisory business panels.
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United Rentals acquires Neff in shakeup for equipment-rental business21h United Rentals acquires Neff in shakeup for equipment-rental business
USA Today
United Rentals said Thursday that it had reached a deal to acquire Miami-based Neff, winning a bidding war.
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21h Updated Need to Know: The ‘smart’ money is betting on these tech stocks, but it’s not the FAANG gang
Market Watch
Investors have shown the love for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google this year. But our call of the day looks at three non-FAANG members who have been getting some hedge-fund love.
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21h Cautious tone from central banks sends global stocks lower
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks fell on Thursday as investors trimmed their exposure to riskier assets after central bank minutes revealed a wary take on the economic outlook from ratesetters on both sides of the Atlantic.
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22h Updated Capitol Report: Trump’s pro-business agenda at risk after corporate America abandons president
Market Watch
Business leaders on Wednesday fled en masse from a pair of President Trump’s advisory boards, a big setback for a pro-business president who based his campaign on boosting the economy.
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22h Updated Why Amazon’s seven-part bond deal is a bargain
Market Watch
Amazon sold $16 billion of bonds Tuesday to finance its planned $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods, and CreditSights analysts said the deal is a buy.
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22h Updated Capitol Report: SEC, DOJ charge seven with insider trading off stolen bank data
Market Watch
SEC trade surveillance caught activity even though traders allegedly attempted to evade detection by using shell companies, code words, and an encrypted, self-destructing messaging application.
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22h Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims fall to six-month low of 232,000
Market Watch
The number of Americans who sought unemployment benefits in mid-August fell to the lowest level in six months, mirroring the strongest U.S. labor market in almost two decades. Initial jobless claims in the period running from Aug. 6 to Aug. 12 declined by 12,000 to 232,000.
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22h India clears purchase of six Boeing helicopters in $650 million deal: official
Reuters
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Defence Acquisition Council on Thursday cleared the purchase of six more Boeing Co Apache helicopters in a deal worth 42 billion rupees ($654.6 million), a defense ministry official said.
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22h U.S. jobless claims fall to near six-month low
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to lay out a plan to start unwinding its massive bond portfolio.
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Two holes in one more likely than lotto win22h Two holes in one more likely than lotto win
USA Today
NYU Stern School of Business Statistics professor Aaron Tenenbeim says the average person has a better chance of golfing a hole in one twice in a row than winning a Powerball lottery jackpot.
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Powerball surges to $510 million after no winner drawn22h Updated Powerball surges to $510 million after no winner drawn
USA Today
The winning numbers for Wednesday's drawing were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64, and the Powerball was 4, according to the Powerball website.
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22h Updated The Ratings Game: Urban Outfitters shares spike 22% after earnings, but analysts say there’s little to cheer about
Market Watch
Urban Outfitters shares jump, but some analysts say there was a low bar set for quarterly earnings.
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Mexico's prickly pear cactus: energy source of the future?22h Mexico's prickly pear cactus: energy source of the future?
USA Today
Mexico's prickly pear cactus could turn out to be a great energy source for the future. Video provided by AFP
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23h Updated This is what today’s college students really look like
Market Watch
Nearly 40% of undergraduate students are older than 25.
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With Amazon looming, Walmart brags of surging online grocery sales23h With Amazon looming, Walmart brags of surging online grocery sales
USA Today
Grocery sales strong but Walmart's momentum cools off
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23h Updated NetApp beats on earnings, has high hopes for new hyperconvergence offering
Market Watch
Storage appliance maker NetApp Inc. added to its string of stronger than expected earnings, as it announced its fifth beat in a row, and issued projections for its second quarter.
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23h Wal-Mart comparable sales beat estimates, margins dip
Reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported its 12th straight quarterly increase in comparable sales, but margins fell as the retailer continued to cut prices and invest in its e-commerce operations.
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23h Updated The ‘Great American Eclipse’ is coming — but are your glasses really safe?
Market Watch
The Aug. 21 solar eclipse is almost here. Be sure to wear the correct eyewear.
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23h Futures lower on weak inflation concerns
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday, a day after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting showed policymakers appeared wary about weak inflation, muddying the path of future interest rate hikes.
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23h Updated Market Snapshot: Dow looks set to break 4-day win streak as Fed minutes sink in
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures are heading lower on Thursday, as investors digest the latest Federal Reserve minutes and President Donald Trump’s decision to disband a pair of his advisory business panels.
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23h Updated Wisconsin lawmakers debate billions in incentives for Foxconn plant
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Wisconsin State Assembly on Thursday will consider a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display factory by Taiwan's Foxconn, the first vote on the deal by a chamber of the state's Republican-controlled legislature.
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23h Emerging market stocks may be set to break out after struggling for five years
CNBC
By the charts and economic fundamentals, emerging market stocks look ready to run higher, according to Triogem's Tim Seymour.
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Wiles: At small Phoenix company, 401(k) plan is taken seriously23h Wiles: At small Phoenix company, 401(k) plan is taken seriously
USA Today
Large employers move the needle when it comes to offering the best 401(k) plans, but small companies can do a good job too.
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23h Updated The Ratings Game: Agilent shares jump 4% after earnings blow past estimates
Market Watch
The maker of scientific and medical equipment blew past estimates for its fiscal third quarter and raised guidance for the year.
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23h Updated A quarter of people hurt themselves while grooming their pubic hair
Market Watch
In a small percentage of cases, some injuries require medical attention.
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23h Updated Earnings Outlook: Wal-Mart earnings: Some analysts say traffic has fallen, others say it has grown
Market Watch
Two traffic reports from different sets of analysts come to differing conclusions about Wal-Mart’s second-quarter traffic, once saying it grew, and another saying it slipped.
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24h American business leaders break with Donald Trump
The Economist
“I’VE never known it to be an embarrassment for a business leader to be associated with an American president,” declares Max Bazerman of Harvard Business School. Donald Trump, in particular, has positioned himself as a businessman-president, whose corporate acumen would unleash a new era for American business. Investors seemed to believe him—his election prompted a giddy “Trump bump” in the stockmarket—and corporate bosses flocked to his side. This week they fled. For many, it seems as much a clear-eyed business calculation as a moral awakening. Some distanced themselves more quickly than others. The trigger was Mr Trump’s reluctance to condemn neo-Nazis and white supremacists who staged violent protests in Virginia on August 12th. Kenneth Frazier (pictured), chief executive of Merck, a big pharmaceutical firm, was the first to leave Mr Trump’s advisory council on manufacturing. On August 14th Mr Trump denounced...
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24h Why we should pour one out for sports bars
Market Watch
Foot traffic is declining on Sundays, according to Foursquare.
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Ask a Fool: Is investing in IPOs a good idea?24h Ask a Fool: Is investing in IPOs a good idea?
USA Today
IPOs can be volatile investments, and should be approached with caution.
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24h Another country joins China and Japan in cracking down on bitcoin exchanges
CNBC
Australia joins China and Japan in trying to regulate and crackdown on bitcoin and digital currency exchange providers.
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24h The Wall Street Journal: Trump agrees to seek Seoul’s OK before any action on North Korea, says President Moon
Market Watch
South Korea’s leader said President Donald Trump agreed to discuss options, including a U.S. military strike, with him before taking any action to rein in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.
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24h This chipmaker could be a ‘hidden value’ stock worth watching, according to a portfolio manager
CNBC
Intel could be a technology stock worth investing in as it looks to expand its chip business in the second half, an asset portfolio manager told CNBC.
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24h Futures Movers: Oil prices wobble after EIA-fueled selloff
Market Watch
Oil futures struggle for direction on Thursday, a day after heavy selling that came on the back of data showing U.S. oil production has jumped to an over two-year high.
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Why Merck's CEO says he left Trump's manufacturing council25h Why Merck's CEO says he left Trump's manufacturing council
USA Today
Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier appeared to resign over President Donald Trump's immediate response to Charlottesville protest violence. Video provided by Newsy
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25h Europe Markets: European stocks veer lower as Fed rate-hike doubts hurt bank shares
Market Watch
European stocks fell Thursday, with bank shares dragged down by doubts about another U.S. interest rate hike in 2017, while investors waited for more details about the policy discussion officials at the European Central Bank had last month.
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25h Asia Markets: Asian tech stocks jump, but broad gauges end mixed
Market Watch
Equities extended this week’s gains a bit further early Thursday as minutes of the Federal Reserve’s meeting revealed a deeper-than-expected divide on the timing of the next interest rate increase.
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25h Next Avenue: This is how much fees are hurting your retirement
Market Watch
A personal finance professor shows how much expenses can sock you, and how you can boost your savings.
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25h Tim Mullaney: This is the lesson the stock market has learned from Charlottesville
Market Watch
There’s no net price to pay for investors, CEOs and even politicians to defy President Trump anymore, and no reason to bet on his success, writes Tim Mullaney.
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25h NerdWallet: Start protecting yourself from mobile banking hackers
Market Watch
As millions more consumers move to mobile banking, more hackers will target financial apps.
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25h Outside the Box: What you can do now if you regret your college major
Market Watch
More than half of adults would change one education decision — whether it’s their degree, institution, or college major.
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26h European stocks and bond yields fall after Fed flags weak inflation
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks and bond yields fell in early trade on Thursday after the Federal Reserve expressed concern over weak U.S. inflation, a trend which has clouded the outlook for the world's largest economy.
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26h Key Words: ‘No difference’ between Robert E. Lee and George Washington, says email forwarded by Trump’s lawyer
Market Watch
As the furor continues over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville comments, his personal lawyer appears to have added fuel to the fire.
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26h Futures Movers: Oil prices rebound after EIA-fueled selloff
Market Watch
Oil futures rebound slightly on Thursday, a day after heavy selling that came on the back of EIA data showing a rise in U.S. oil production to an over two-year high.
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26h London Markets: FTSE 100 slips, with banks bitten after Fed rate-hike debate
Market Watch
U.K. stocks slipped Thursday, with bank shares and DIY retailer Kingfisher struggling, as investors waited for a reading on how well British consumers fared last month.
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27h Updated Market Extra: The pound is ‘extremely undervalued’ right now, according to UBS
Market Watch
With the pound falling to a seven-year low against the euro this week, sterling’s “journey south against the euro is probably closer to the end than the beginning,” UBS says.
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29h Asia shares up as North Korea tensions ease, wary Fed pressures dollar
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea came off the boil, while the Federal Reserve's concerns about weak U.S. inflation weighed on the dollar.
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Cancer centers accused of Medicare fraud, unsafe practices30h Cancer centers accused of Medicare fraud, unsafe practices
USA Today
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute and 21st Century Oncology accused of gender bias, fraudulent Medicare billing and unsafe practices
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