Tag: News


The jobs report was better than expected, but market worries gains will be fleeting without stimulus

August 7, 2020


Markets see a slight positive in July’s jobs report, but the focus remains on whether Washington can agree to a stimulus package that could help head off future job losses and aid the still millions of unemployed. The economy added […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Stocks gyrate and are flat after strong jobs data as investors await stimulus news

August 6, 2020


Stocks moved between gains and losses on Friday as better-than-expected jobs data partially offset lingering tensions between China and the U.S., as well as ongoing coronavirus stimulus negotiations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 34 points lower, or 0.12%. The […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Stock-market history shows a falling dollar tends to favor these sectors

August 5, 2020

Via: Market Watch

A falling U.S. dollar is getting a lot of attention from stock-market investors, and according to the chart below from Wells Fargo Investment Institute, the focus isn’t misplaced. The chart sums up how the stock market and a variety of […]

Energy, Industries

Oil ends at 5-month high after data shows drop in crude supplies but rise in gasoline inventories

August 5, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures posted the highest close in five months, but ended off session highs, after data confirmed a large drop in crude inventories while also showing an unexpected rise in gasoline stocks that undercut notions of a pickup in demand. […]


Trump’s Tax Bill Has Cost Homeowners a Trillion Dollars

October 10, 2019

Via: Fortune

In recent weeks, President Donald Trump has been talking about plans for, as he put it, a “very substantial tax cut for middle income folks who work so hard.” But before Congress embarks on a new tax measure, people should […]


Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Texas Instruments, Beyond Meat, Alphabet & more

September 20, 2019


Texas Instruments – Texas Instruments raised its quarterly dividend by 17%. The chipmaker will now pay 90 cents per share, up from the prior 77 cents a share, with the next dividend payable November 18 to stockholders of record on […]

Energy, Uncategorized

Oil prices sink more than 2% as U.S.-China trade spat sparks demand concerns

May 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Crude-oil prices dropped on Tuesday amid lingering worries about a protracted trade conflict between the U.S. and China, which could hurt demand for the commodity. “Oil prices remain volatile, with concerns a trade war could have reduced demand battling for […]


Facebook expects to be fined up to $5 billion for privacy breaches

April 25, 2019

Via: TechRadar

It might’ve seemed like Facebook got away lightly in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, with no long-term effects after the initial wave of bad publicity. However, the company expects it will soon have to pay the price for […]


Trump Gave Americans a Massive Tax Cut. Few Are Noticing — And That’s a Problem for Him

April 15, 2019

Via: Time

Republicans passed a sweeping tax cut for two-thirds of Americans in 2017, saying it would pay for itself and the American public would thank them. Now, as Americans finish filing to the IRS for the first time under the new […]

Finance Tech

How Advanced Automation Generates Higher Profits for Financial Services

December 7, 2018

Via: Aberdeen

Up until now, the technology and capabilities for leading financial institutions and service providers have been focused primarily on improving the speed and efficiency of transaction processes to minimize cost and improve the visibility of information. They rely on this […]