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A ‘financial war’ with China could be brewing on top of the trade war

July 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

You’ve heard about the trade war with China. There may be a separate, potential “financial war” brewing. The Securities and Exchange Commission wants you to know more about what is happening with Chinese companies that list in the United States. […]


J.P. Morgan is betting these stocks will dominate as an uncertain second-half of the year looms

June 30, 2020

Stocks are wobbling on the last trading day of the quarter, as the World Health Organization warns “the worst has yet to come” with COVID-19. But up around 16% and 18% respectively, the Dow DJIA, +2.32% and S&P 500 SPX, […]


Orders for US big-ticket factory goods surge 15.8% in May

June 25, 2020

WASHINGTON — Orders to American factories for big-ticket goods rebounded last month from a disastrous April and March as the U.S. economy began to slowly reopen. The Commerce Department said that orders for manufactured goods meant to last at least […]


News

Mitch McConnell just gave us a better idea of who might actually get a second stimulus check

July 7, 2020

Via: Fortune

The stimulus package signed into law in March provided a boost to Americans to help them stay afloat during the pandemic. But as the pandemic lingers, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are feeling the heat to approve another round of stimulus […]


Security

The coronavirus crisis is increasing the risk of bank fraud. Here’s how banks can play defense

July 7, 2020

Via: Fortune

Banks have enjoyed something of an unlooked-for reprieve during the COVID-19 crisis. Over the last decade, the industry was subject to increased regulatory scrutiny and public scorn triggered by misconduct scandals. During the coronavirus shutdown, however, banks have been critical […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields inch lower ahead of first bond auction of week

July 7, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields declined slightly in early Tuesday trade before a debt auction is expected to highlight the U.S. government’s ultra-low borrowing costs as the economy recovers from the coronavirus crisis. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield […]