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A 25% discount is regarded as the minimum 23% of consumers consider a ‘good sale,’ a new survey finds. What does it take to get bargain hunters excited this holiday season?
Retailers have become more creative at presenting discounts.
Retailers, take note. Nearly one-quarter of consumers say […]
Oh, itâs on. In one corner, NYU professor and serial doomsayer Nouriel Roubini. In the other, Morgan Creek Digital founder Anthony Pompliano. Roubini called bitcoin the âmother of all bubblesâ and slammed blockchain enthusiasts as âscoundrelsâ selling a âscam.â Pompliano, a tireless crypto proponent, described his best trade as âlong bitcoin, short bankers.â Clearly, the […]
When loads of workers tell their bosses to take this job and shove it, the U.S. labor market must be doing pretty good. For the sixth month in a row, the number of Americans who quit their jobs was more than twice as high as the number who got laid off or fired, […]
In 2017, MarketWatch documented many of the reasons there arenât enough homes to buy. One of the most striking forces in the housing market right now is ârate lock,â the idea that homeowners with ultra-low mortgage rates canât bear to give up those loans and, in buying a new home, get stuck with […]
With three weeks left until the end of 2018, both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 are mired deep in the red. And it will be essentially up to the Federal Reserve to determine whether the stock market will extend its winning streak for a third year or take a breather. Stocks […]
A customer uses a chip credit card terminal at Walmart in Burbank, Calif. Thanks to credit-card usage, consumer credit grew at the fastest rate in 11 months, the Federal Reserve said Friday. Consumer credit grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 7.7% in October, the Fed said, a gain of $25.38 […]
This story is part of a MarketWatch series, âGifts that pay off,â that have a larger impact long after the holiday season has passed. Giving a gift card is often seen as a cop out â but maybe thatâs because so many gift cards go to waste. Gift cards are the second most popular holiday […]
Think the âDeath Crossâ is the kiss of death for the stock market? Think again. The Death Cross is a technical market pattern that occurs whenever the Dow Jones Industrial Averageâs 50-day moving average drops below the 200-day moving average. Such an event was on the verge of being triggered at Thursdayâs intra-day low. Except […]
The most powerful passport in the world is not American. The United Arab Emirates was No. 1 on the list on a ranking that went to 167, according to a compilation by the âGlobal Passport Ranking,â created by Arton Capital a Montrealâbased organization that helps high-net-worth clients gain second citizenship and/or residency. This was followed […]
U.S. stocks closed mostly lower Thursday after a dramatic session that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunge more than 700 points at one point on fears that the arrest of a Huawei executive would reignite trade worries. However, the market clawed back most of its losses on a report that the Federal Reserve may […]