Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:32:48 ESTThe Dow industrials rose 1% and U.S. government-bond yields tumbled, after a soft manufacturing report renewed questions about the likely pace of Federal Reserve interest-rate increases over the next year.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:13:29 ESTShareholders peppered executives with questions starting in late October on why the Wall Street bank hadn’t cut expenses despite few signs of a fixed-income revival.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:12:58 ESTFederal securities regulators are intensifying a broad investigation into trading of pre-IPO shares, zeroing in on companies that help technology-firm employees and others resell their shares.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 15:21:06 ESTThe Bank of England said it would ease pressure on U.K. banks to hold more capital, drawing a line under years of post-crisis reforms aimed at making the banking sector safer.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:14:30 ESTBlueCrest Capital Management, once one of Europe’s biggest hedge funds, is to stop managing money for outside clients after a sharp drop in assets and a run of poor returns from its flagship fund.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:31:03 ESTAustralia’s currency is heading for a two-month high, even as iron ore, its biggest export commodity, hovers near decade lows.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:29:59 ESTRecord global oil inventory has sparked fears of a further sharp price drop as storage is exhausted, but futures prices suggest those fears are premature since widespread use of floating storage isn’t yet viable.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:53:58 ESTIf the European Central Bank wants to ramp up its stimulus this week, it may have to get creative.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:52:23 ESTPrices of some Puerto Rico bonds rallied after Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the U.S. Commonwealth would begin clawing back revenue from other debt to provide for essential public services and pay obligations backed by the government’s full faith and credit.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:05:35 ESTAmericans are buying cars like crazy, but that enthusiasm for spending isn’t making its way into the malls.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:41:30 ESTJapanese banks selling cross-shareholdings should give their own share prices a boost.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:46:31 ESTThe spread between long- and short-term rates will likely renew pressure on bank-lending margins.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 20:03:20 ESTBrown-Forman investors may need to sober up amid a strong dollar and difficult overseas markets.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:13:03 ESTThe Bank of England has effectively told banks there will be no need to raise more equity. That doesn’t mean investors can look forward to a wave of special dividends.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:19:13 ESTBHP Billiton has pledged higher production of copper, adding more low-cost tons into an already-beleaguered market.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:51:29 ESTCement giant Anhui Conch’s consolidation play for West China Cement should reward investors.
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 19:16:30 ESTSluggish manufacturing activity could prompt the Fed to raise interest rates at a slower-than-expected pace in 2016.