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6:35 a.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
How Joe Biden can reset America's relationship with China Given China’s desire to be a respected member of the international community, a more satisfactory U.S. approach would involve seeking cooperation and mutual gain when possible and limiting confrontation to vital issues.
5:42 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Inflation could make a stealthy comeback, with devastating consequencesThose who believe the official forecasts of continued low inflation could be in for a rude awakening, writes Axel A. Weber.
11:05 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Brett Arends
Would Jack Bogle invest in U.S. stocks today? Maybe not.The Vanguard founder probably wouldn't be a fan of this high-flying market
9:27 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Williams downplays risks to economy from excessive fiscal stimulus or high asset prices New York Fed President John Williams on Friday pushed back on concerns the economic recovery could be derailed by high asset prices or excessive fiscal stimulus from Washington.
7:40 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - By William Watts
Complacent stock-market investors underestimate danger of big drop by U.S. dollar, warns veteran currency watcherInvestors underappreciate just how big moves can be in currency markets when cycles turn, says Ulf Lindahl of Currency Research Associates.
2:00 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
In a complete turnaround from the Great Recession, fiscal policy is now the only game in town We urgently need a new macroeconomic framework, covering the aims of active fiscal policy, the rules for conducting it, and its coordination with monetary policy.
6:08 a.m. Feb. 10, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
Global central bank interventions raise specter of 'currency war'The U.S. dollar's decline in the past year has forced central banks across the world to intervene in their own currencies at the risk of attracting the ire and scrutiny of a new Biden administration eager to support U.S. factories and create manufacturing jobs.
1:00 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - Barrons.com
Yellen Is Retiring the Strong Dollar Policy. What Comes Next Is Tricky. The new Treasury secretary is departing from a long-held tradition that has given the United States significant leverage, writes former senior Treasury official Nathan Sheets.
3:00 a.m. Feb. 6, 2021 - Barrons.com
Money Is Pouring Into Emerging Markets and Out of the U.S. Investors’ interest in emerging market equities reflects confidence in the recovery of the global economy.
10:49 a.m. Feb. 5, 2021 - By Robert Schroeder
‘Flat out wrong’: White House’s Bernstein pushes back on Summers’ criticism of Biden's COVID stimulus planWhite House economist Jared Bernstein on Friday pushed back at criticism of the Biden administration’s COVID relief plan from Larry Summers, saying the former Treasury chief is “flat out wrong” on one key point.
2:30 a.m. Feb. 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
How Myanmar’s Coup Could Hurt Supply Chains With manufacturing moving from higher-cost factories in China to Myanmar, the coup there could hurt Adidas, Samsonite, H&M, and others.
7:10 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
How Mario Draghi Could Change Italy—but Also Europe The presence of an undisputed heavyweight in the meetings of EU heads of states and governments will change the EU balance of power, long dominated by the Franco-German duo.
4:27 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
Investors fear global markets vulnerable to China credit crunchInvestors warn the cheery mood in global stock and commodity markets could come to a violent end if Chinese policymakers tighten lending to prevent their economy and financial markets from overheating.
12:06 p.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Dow Rose 229 Points Because Everything Went Right for Stocks GameStop and Bed Bath & Beyond stock tumbled as the broader market rallied. One observer cheered “opportunities for new money to get in.”
10:50 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
Here's why foreign central banks are set to reprise role as big buyer of U.S. government debtAs Treasury auctions hit their largest on record, global central banks could help absorb the waves of new government issuance set to hit markets this year.
3:11 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Commodities Are Starting to Rally. Play It With These Stocks and Funds. Energy, metals, and agriculture are poised to gain as global economies reopen and inflation stirs.
4:14 a.m. Jan. 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
How Brexit is already taking its toll on the U.K. economyWith disruptions at European borders and supply chains perturbed by new tariffs, the U.K. economy has begun to show the negative economic impact of leaving Europe’s single market and customs union.
6:06 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Let's not backtrack on loosening 'accredited investor' rulesThe rule already makes it harder to get rich unless you already are rich.
3:58 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
The GameStop Frenzy Won’t Die Robinhood raises money amid demands to meet funding requirements, Johnson & Johnson vaccine shown effective as South African variant emerges in U.S., tensions rise between tech giants Apple and Facebook, and other news to start your day.
10:24 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021 - Barrons.com
Why Europe Needs More Fiscal Stimulus This seems to be Europe at its worst: Unable to make decisions quickly, and even more incapacitated when the time comes to implement them.
3:21 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: The GameStop Frenzy Hasn’t Ended. Here’s What Happens Now. GameStop catches the attention of lawmakers and regulators, Apple and Facebook post record quarters, but Tesla has a miss, Powell says vaccine rollout will be a “struggle,” and other news to start your day.
7:31 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The Fed must monetize the debt created by the pandemic relief effortsBy expanding its balance sheet, the Fed would alleviate concerns about fiscal sustainability and crowding out private investors
4:36 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Financial markets are complacent and exuberant, a formula that raises risk of correction, IMF warnsA sense of complacency appears to be permeating financial markets and that raises risk of a correction, the IMF warned on Wednesday.
4:05 p.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Biden Announces Plans for U.S. to Buy 200 Million More Covid Vaccine Doses Here’s what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
11:53 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
What can I do now that I’ve had my COVID-19 vaccine and my mom put me on her house’s deed and my brother wants halfTuesday’s Personal Finance Stories.
11:17 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - By William Watts
S&P 500, Nasdaq miss out on records after big day for corporate earningsStocks finished slightly lower Tuesday as investors dug through a slew of high-profile corporate earnings reports a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite scored another round of all-time highs.
10:51 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
U.S. Treasury yields hold ground as Fed meeting gets underwayU.S. Treasury yields were steady Tuesday as investors eyed a Federal Reserve meeting that could offer clues on how central bank officials are interpreting the recent rise in inflation expectations.
7:00 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - By MarketWatch
How you could lose everything by short-selling stocks, whether it’s betting against GameStop or TeslaGameStop short-sellers are blowing up professional investors' funds. But the story is far different for bets against Tesla and other large-cap stocks.
4:51 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - By Greg Robb
IMF boosts U.S. and global growth outlook for 2021The International Monetary Fund boosts its forecast for global economic growth this year to 5.5% but warned that uncertainty remains 'exceptional.'
4:04 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - By Jack Denton
U.K. unemployment hit its highest level since 2016, but London markets march higherThe U.K. jobless rate hit its highest level in nearly five years and redundancies notched all-time highs, new economic data showed on Tuesday.
3:58 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Beyond Meat Soars, BlackBerry Gains as Stock Market Seeks Direction The major indexes were mixed Tuesday morning as earnings results rolled in, the International Monetary Fund issued a positive global growth forecast, and China warned of a stock-market bubble.
4:55 p.m. Jan. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
China's economy rebounds from pandemic, grows 2.3% in 2020China’s economy grew 2.3% in 2020 as a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic accelerated while the United States, Europe and Japan struggled with disease flare-ups.
3:08 p.m. Jan. 14, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
Biden calls for $1,400 checks in $1.9 trillion relief plan President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday rolls out a coronavirus relief plan with a price tag of $1.9 trillion, a sweeping measure that includes cash payments to Americans and money for distributing COVID-19 vaccines.
9:04 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Economy may need more public infrastructure spending if the pandemic leaves Americans cautiously saving moreThe most effective stimulus for the economy would be a large and well-targeted public infrastructure spending program, not another $2,000 check that will be saved and not spent.
12:35 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021 - By Jack Denton
Bitcoin and its 'funny business' should be regulated globally, says European Central Bank chiefThe head of the ECB called for the global regulation of bitcoin on Wednesday, saying that multilateral action was needed to stop “funny business” and money laundering.
9:38 a.m. Jan. 10, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Covid Crisis Will End. The Recovery May Take a Lot Longer. World Bank Chief Economist Carmen Reinhart warns that prosperity takes a long time to build but a short time to destroy.
8:39 a.m. Jan. 9, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
After one hell of a year --- 10 New Year's resolutions to stay on top of the world in 2021Taking a breath and maintaining grace under pressure will result in less impulsive, more far-sighted money decisions, experts say.
1:06 p.m. Jan. 7, 2021 - By Claudia Assis
Boeing to pay $2.5 billion to settle U.S. fraud charges over 737 MaxBoeing Co. has agreed to pay more than $2.5 billion in penalties, including compensation to airlines, to resolve conspiracy to defraud charges related to its 737 Max aircraft.
4:17 a.m. Jan. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The state is strong, capitalism is dead, and 5 more secrets unearthed by a year of pandemic This year has resembled a rapidly receding tide, forcing us to confront submerged truths about our economy, our politics, and the way we could make this a better world.
2:41 a.m. Jan. 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
Our Top 10 Stocks for the New Year The group offers good appreciation potential, while providing some downside protection if the stock market falters in 2021.
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