What China's Rate Cut Means For Global Economy
November 21 2014 5:32 PM
Any real benefit to China's economy will probably be the result of factors outside the country.
Drop In Gas Prices Could Spur Black Friday Spending
November 21 2014 1:46 PM
Black Friday officially kicks off the holiday shopping season next week and economists predict a boost in spending due to a drop in gas prices.
Dow Soars After China Cuts Rates
November 21 2014 10:57 AM
The Dow soared over 160 points Friday after China announced a surprise rate cut and Europe stepped up stimulus measures.
Inflation Unchanged In October As Gas Prices Fall
November 20 2014 11:43 AM
A key gauge the Fed uses to measure inflation remained unchanged in October, as gasoline fell for the fourth month in a row.
Dow, S&P 500 Mixed Ahead Of Fed Minutes
November 19 2014 10:55 AM
The Federal Reserve is scheduled to release the latest minutes from the FOMC's October meeting on Wednesday at 2 p.m. EST.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday? Most Americans Will Pass
November 19 2014 12:05 AM
Only one in four Americans anticipate making an online purchase on Cyber Monday in 2014, according to a new report from Bankrate.com.
Dow, S&P Close At Record Highs Before BOJ Meeting
November 18 2014 6:05 PM
The Dow, S&P 500 hit record closing highs Tuesday ahead of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy statement.
Japan's Recession Could Hurt China More Than US
November 18 2014 4:15 PM
Japan’s recession will affect how much Americans pay for Japanese technology products and automobiles, but it could hurt China more.
Unusual Quirk Tied To Strong Rise In US Wholesale Inflation
November 18 2014 1:05 PM
Wholesale costs in the U.S. unexpectedly rose last month, but the surprise jump could be tied to an unusual quirk.
Graying Population Part Of Reason Behind Japanese Recession
November 18 2014 11:43 AM
An aging population could be part of the reason monetary stimulus has been so ineffective in Japan.
S&P 500 Hits Intraday Record
November 18 2014 10:46 AM
Data released Tuesday showed an unexpected rise in producer prices last month, propelled by a rise in prices in the services sector.
Actavis Buys Botox Maker Allergan For $66B
November 17 2014 10:59 AM
Irish pharmaceutical firm Actavis has agreed to buy Botox maker Allergan for $66 billion, creating one of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies by sales revenue.
Halliburton To Acquire Rival Baker Hughes For $34.6B
November 17 2014 9:13 AM
Halliburton's plan to pay $34.6 billion for Baker Hughes will combine the second and third largest global players in oil field services.
Top 5 Most Affordable Metro Cities To Live In
November 14 2014 1:19 PM
Out of the 25 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, Minneapolis was named the most affordable city in 2014, while San Francisco came in last.
Lower Gas Prices Fuel Wall Street Optimism
November 14 2014 8:04 AM
Economists expect cheaper gas prices will likely put more money back into U.S. consumers’ pockets heading into the holiday shopping season.
Has The American Dream Faded For Most People?
November 14 2014 12:02 AM
Stagnant wage growth continues to weigh on U.S. consumers, with home ownership still unaffordable for most Americans.
Dow Hits Record As Wal-Mart Beats Street
November 13 2014 10:46 AM
Investors shook off mixed data out of Asia and Europe Thursday to cheer on strong results from retail giant Wal-Mart.
Warren Buffett Acquiring Duracell For $4.7B
November 13 2014 8:42 AM
“I have always been impressed by Duracell, as a consumer and as a long-term investor in P&G and Gillette,” Buffett said.
Study Suggests FINRA Fails To Prevent Conflicts Of Interest
November 10 2014 3:41 PM
UCLA research suggests FINRA is failing to prevent conflicts of interest regarding the "revolving door" of sell-side analysts on Wall Street.
Consumer Credit Climbs To $15.9B In September
November 07 2014 5:55 PM
The Federal Reserve announced Friday consumer credit rose to $15.9 billion in September due to increased demand for student and auto loans.