admin June 22, 2018

Getty Images As CEO of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein presides over the firm with the lowest supplementary leverage ratio of those tested by the Federal Reserve. Even so, it’s above the regulatory minimum. All of the banks tested by the Federal Reserve met the regulatory minimums for capital after being tested for the impact […]

admin June 22, 2018

People are increasingly buying groceries online. And many retail experts believe the digital supermarket battle will come down to Amazon versus Walmart. But Kroger has something to say about that: Not so fast. Kroger (KR), the grocery giant that also owns supermarket chains Ralphs, Fry’s and Harris Teeter, reported solid sales and earnings Thursday that […]

admin June 22, 2018

THE streets of Beijing are thronged with two-wheeled contraptions. Some appear to be conventional petrol mopeds but as they zoom through red lights at pedestrian crossings their eerie silence and lack of exhaust reveals them as electric. Executives in suits cruise by on electric kick-scooters, looking like big kids on their way to school, though […]

admin June 22, 2018

ULF DANIELSSON is thinking of buying a holiday home—or even a new house, so that he, his wife and two children can have a garden and more space than in their flat in Uppsala. He can afford either, he says, and as a professor of astrophysics is surely able to work that out. But he […]

admin June 22, 2018

Fears of a trade war have handed the Dow its longest losing streak in 15 months. Goldman Sachs thinks these worries will get even worse. Here’s why: President Trump’s use of tariffs as a negotiating tool requires him to show America’s trading partners that he’s deadly serious about his crackdown on trade. Yet that effort […]

admin June 22, 2018

People are increasingly buying groceries online. And many retail experts believe the digital supermarket battle will come down to Amazon versus Walmart. But Kroger has something to say about that: Not so fast. Kroger (KR), the grocery giant that also owns supermarket chains Ralphs, Fry’s and Harris Teeter, reported solid sales and earnings Thursday that […]

admin June 21, 2018

Turkey will head to the polls on Sunday to vote for a new president, but the snap election called by incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan comes as the emerging economy is beset by a flagging currency and economy, setting the stage for a downbeat stretch for the country. The election called in April was seen […]

admin June 21, 2018

Question: When is it okay to splurge? We want to buy a car for $50,000 but it feels excessive. Me and my husband are under 30, paid off all debt except mortgage and saving well for retirement. We have no other car payments.—Anjali. S Dallas, TX Everyone deserves a special treat now and again. For […]