USMCA optimism rises after Pelosi-Lighthizer meeting
Top lawmakers from both parties are expressing new hope about a replacement deal for Nafta, while Nate Silver says a strong Democratic candidate still will need a lot of breaks to win a Senate seat in a red state in 2020.
Investors celebrated Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 20,000 mark for the first time, the latest milestone in a record-setting drive for the stock market.
Twitter stock rises after revenue, user numbers top expectations
Twitter shares rose in premarket trading Friday after the social-media company beat expectations for its revenue and user growth, while falling short on profit.
Homebuilder optimism rises in August, but not enough to dispel affordability concerns
Although homebuilder confidence rose one point to 66 in August, market affordability continues to threaten future growth, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde said even as builders report a firm demand for single-family homes, they continue to struggle with rising construction costs stemming from excessive regulations, a chronic shortage of workers and a lack of buildable lots.
The Rise and Fall of Merrill Lynch, and the Lessons Learned
Win Smith Jr., author of "Catching Lightning in a Bottle," a history of Merrill Lynch, spoke on the MoneyBeat about the firm where he and his father worked and the dark turn on Wall Street that led to its collapse.
Asian Markets Sell Off as Geopolitical Concerns Rise
Asian stocks tumbled, with Chinese shares partly reversing their biggest two-day rally in years as the region was hit by geopolitical strains, currency weakness and lingering trade frictions with the U.S.
Why Not All Tolls Rise to Nearly $50
States are turning to a free-market solution for highway congestion, putting in demand-based tolls. But there is one hitch: price caps.
S&P Home Prices Rise 10.9% Beating Expectations
If rates rise how much will your bond investments fall?
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BOE’s McCafferty on Why He Dropped Rate Rise Call
BOE hawk-turned-dove Ian McCafferty speaks about the economy, negative rates and Brexit.
Fed Minutes Could Offer Hints on Timing of Rate Rises
The Federal Reserve is set to release the minutes of its last meeting later. Here’s what to watch.
WSJ City: Fed Hints at June Rate Rise, Bayer Approaches Monsanto
FTSE 100 rises as U.S. and China move closer to a trade deal
London’s markets climbed on Monday, with investor optimism driven by reports a trade deal between China and the U.S. will be reached imminently.
Home-builder confidence rises, despite growing concerns about the economy
The median square footage of new single-family construction fell 4.3% in the second quarter.
How beaten-up Mr. Market still could rise up to a new high
It’s been a hasty retreat by stocks over the past two weeks. But there has been sideways action, and that may serve as a correction in time, allowing the market to “build a base from which to challenge the old high,” says our call of the day.
Up, up and away! A strategist's take on why the market is set to rise another 8 percent
A Wells Fargo strategist gives his take on why the market rally isn't over.
10-year Treasury yield sees largest 1-day rise in 2 weeks
Treasury yields rose Tuesday as stocks traded higher across the globe, sapping demand for haven assets like government debt.
What to watch: Dow to rise after records, US-China trade optimism and Uber's $1 billion loss
U.S. stock futures are pointing to a higher open for the Tuesday session, following record closes for the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq.
FTSE 100 jumps on US-China trade war optimism as sterling rises
The FTSE 100 rose more than almost half a per cent higher today as China signalled it is willing to bring an end to its prolonged trade war with the US.
Dow gains more than 100 points at Wednesday's start of trading as optimism on tariff pact...
U.S. stocks benchmarks kicked off Wednesday morning trade higher as investors took cheer from a report that Beijing and Washington are still working toward a...
Quality Enhancement Plan: RISE to the Top
In 2014, SWTJC launched it's Quality Enhancement Plan named “RISE to the Top”, which is a plan to improve critical thinking, student engagement and enhance s...