Thursday, July 19, 2018

CEOs are dumping stock in their companies. Here's what that means

The captains of Corporate America are steering a record amount of cash into stock buybacks. Companies...

Looking for a home in Berlin or Budapest? Prepare to pay more

There's a nice little real estate boom underway in Europe. Europe took 11 of the top...

China's economy slows just as the trade fight begins

China's huge economy is cooling just as trade tensions with the United States are heating up. ...

Prices are rising faster than they have in six years

If you feel like stuff has been getting more expensive lately, you're right. The Consumer Price...

Fed is ready to keep raising rates, but faces a list of uncertainties

A rising dollar. Escalating trade tensions. And way too low unemployment. These are just a...

Europe says trade fight with US will hurt economic growth

Trade tensions with the United States are hurting economic growth in Europe. The European Union has...

Wells Fargo's scandals are hurting its bottom line

Wells Fargo's earnings keep getting dinged by a laundry list of scandals. Profit, loans, deposits and...

Investors are gorging on American assets

ECONOMISTS think prices, like spilt ketchup, are sticky. They move only slowly as firms digest economic conditions. Financial markets are an exception. Computerised trading by thousands of participants means prices,...

The US is fighting one of the world's poorest countries over trade

Second-hand clothes donated by Americans have sparked a bitter trade dispute between the United States and one...

Why the euro zone hasn’t seen more cross-border bank mergers

MERGERS of euro-area banks from different countries, a banker jokes, are “very much like teenage sex. There’s a lot of talk, but little action. And when it does happen, there’s...
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After a good run of growth, China’s economy braces for bumps

JUST a few years ago Wuhan, a sprawling metropolis in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, exemplified China’s economic woes. Municipal debt...