2:10 p.m. Oct. 21, 2020
Presidential Betting Markets Are Tightening. Is It Time to Hedge?
RealClear Politics’ average of presidential betting odds shows a marked narrowing of the lead of former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump in the past week and a half.
11:47 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020
- By Mark DeCambre
Bitcoin prices surge to highest since 2018 — here's whyThe price of bitcoin hasn't been this punchy in about two years and bullish investors in the world's most popular cryptocurrency are seeing a fresh reason to cheer.
9:33 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020
- By William Watts
This may be the post-pandemic economy’s most closely watched indicator'Mobility data is just literally tailored to analyze a virus.'
4:43 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020
- By Steve Goldstein
The stock market is set to fall over the next year — and is unprepared for 2 big risks, says Deutsche Bank's wealth-management armThere-is-no-alternative, or TINA, has been a pretty solid investment strategy for those who are riding the stock-market wave. But to Deutsche Bank's international private bank chief investment office, it has its limits.
3:14 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020
As Tesla Grabs Spotlight, Don’t Forget About GM and Ford
Ford Motor and General Motors report earnings in coming weeks, after Tesla, and investors should note that Wall Street is warming to both stocks.
2:50 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020
- By Mike Murphy
Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in November 2020, and what’s leaving Get ready for an ‘Animaniacs’ reboot, a Greta Thurnburg documentary and the start of holiday rom-com seasonHulu has a smattering of new series and movies coming in November, but for viewers of a certain age, only one really matters: The reboot of ‘Animaniacs.’
11:45 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020
- By Sunny Oh
The unraveling of this popular bond-market trade shows investors believe U.S. recovery will outpace Europe once againThe widening gulf between U.S. and European bond markets could point to a reversal of Europe's fortunes in the eyes of Wall Street.
9:56 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020
- By Quentin Fottrell
‘It isn’t a matter of love, just a matter of feminism’: I’m 32, pregnant and have a six-figure job. Should I marry my boyfriend? ‘Considering the long history of marriage and its former and/or current use to oppress and control women, I’m not sure I buy into it’‘Considering the long history of marriage and its former and/or current use to oppress and control women, I’m not sure I buy into it.’
8:32 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020
- By Greg Robb
Regulators begin to sift through wreckage of market's COVID-19 collapse for clues about what went wrong Market regulators in the U.S. and around the world are starting to sift through the collapse of financial markets last March for clues about what went wrong and what needs to be fixed.
8:13 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020
- By Paul Brandus
Biden and Trump agree on this one key part of foreign policy Joe Biden’s stance has toughened since he supported China’s entry into the World Trade Organization two decades ago. Trump has been hammering the Asian nation for yearsJoe Biden’s stance has toughened since he supported China’s entry into the World Trade Organization two decades ago. Trump has been hammering the Asian nation for years.
6:11 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020
- By Michael Brush
These are the 3 best dividend yield investments for 2021Look at cyclical stocks that pay dividends, not classic defensive picks.
2:00 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020
- By StackCommerce
3 reasons you should consider using a VPN on all your internet devicesVPNs provide users with an array of use cases from data privacy to saving money
1:23 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020
UBS profit doubles on trading surgeUBS Group AG said its net profit nearly doubled in the third quarter on a surge in client trading and deal making, freeing up cash for dividends and share buybacks despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Swiss banking giant said Tuesday net profit rose to nearly $2.1 billion from $1.05 billion a year earlier.
9:53 p.m. Oct. 19, 2020
RBA policy easing looks locked-in for NovemberSYDNEY: The Reserve Bank of Australia gave its clearest signal yet Tuesday that it will cut interest rates further and announce a multi-billion dollar program of government bond-buying in November to help fast-track the economic recovery now emerging in most states, as Covid-19 cases fall and freedom of movement is steadily restored.
9:17 p.m. Oct. 19, 2020
UBS sets aside $1.5B for buybacks after strong 3QUBS Group AG has set aside capital reserve of $1.5 billion for buying back its shares after a strong performance at its investment bank, as well as gains from the sale of a business, fueled a sharp increase in quarterly profits, which almost doubled.
9:08 a.m. Oct. 19, 2020
- By Brett Arends
Value stocks 'worst for 100 years'Should you have some of these in your retirement accounts?
6:57 a.m. Oct. 19, 2020
Battery EV Sales to Make Up 31% of Global Market by 2030, Morgan Stanley Says
Battery-powered electric vehicle (BEV) sales will make up more than 30% of the global market by 2030, Morgan Stanley analysts say, raising their forecasts.
6:24 a.m. Oct. 19, 2020
- By Greg Robb
Fed's Powell says digital currency is not on any fast track Fed Chairman Jerome Powell says the central bank is taking a cautious approach toward developing a digital currency.
6:24 a.m. Oct. 19, 2020
- By Rachel Koning Beals
Banks are far more exposed to climate change than they're disclosingMore than half the syndicated lending of all major U.S. banks is exposed to significant climate-change risk, which could translate into more than one hundred billion dollars in losses, Ceres report shows.
11:00 p.m. Oct. 18, 2020
Visa Takes Stake in U.K. Fintech Global Processing Services
Deal-making in fintech has heated up among the giant card companies.
7:40 p.m. Oct. 18, 2020
China's economy back on track, grows 4.9% in Q3BEIJING--Chinese officials said Monday that gross domestic product expanded by 4.9% in the third quarter from a year earlier, putting China's economy back toward its pre-coronavirus trajectory half a year after the pandemic gutted its economy.
5:48 a.m. Oct. 18, 2020
Trump says he 'could be the world's greatest fundraiser' if he chose to beData show he's likely to be the first incumbent at a financial disadvantage in the final stages of his re-election race.
12:24 p.m. Oct. 17, 2020
- By Michael Brush
Value stocks are poised to crush growth stocks after the presidential election Michael Brush on 20 value stocks to research, including Sysco, Raytheon and Applied MaterialsMichael Brush on 20 value stocks to research, including Sysco, Raytheon and Applied Materials.
7:35 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020
- By Shawn Langlois
Be prepared: A return to normal is still a long way away, warns banking billionaire Jamie DimonFor those of you expecting the world to return to some sense of normalcy by the time 2021 rolls around, the JPMorgan Chase boss has a message:
6:22 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020
- By Winona Dimeo-Ediger
The best places to live in America in 2020 These days, it’s about connection, affordability, and the space and opportunity to grow. If you’re ready to make a change, here are 20 of the best places in the U.S.Millions of Americans are re-evaluating where they want to live. If you’re one of them, this list is for you.
6:17 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020
Who’s Who in Biden’s Economic World
Democratic contender Joe Biden has a deep bench of possible candidates for top economic policy jobs if he wins the presidential election.
5:52 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020
- By Emily Bary
Government is partnering with big banks, fintech to speed payments to AmericansThe increased collaboration could lead to a more seamless distribution of government benefits, greater access to lending programs, and even digitized currency.
1:25 p.m. Oct. 16, 2020
Week’s Best: Executive Exodus at Schwab
Here’s our roundup of the top stories this week at Barron’s Advisor.
9:13 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020
Preferred Stocks’ Yields Are Dropping. These Five Are Still Worth Buying.
Even after a rally, attractive opportunities can still be found.
6:28 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020
Buy Emerging-Market Sovereign Debt, Goldman Says
U.S. high-yield bonds have surged, but emerging market debt has not caught up, bank notes.
4:41 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020
China's Stocks Rally May Have Legs This Time
China's economy and market governance may have outgrown the vulnerabilities that drove past market crashes.
4:40 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020
- By Steve Goldstein
Here's how to play the 3 big uncertainties hanging over the market, according to one hedge fundThe coming U.S. presidential election isn't the only major uncertainty hanging over the world's financial markets. Savvas Savouri, chief economist at U.K. hedge fund Toscafund Asset Management, says there are three, the other two being the EU-U.K. trade negotiations and the U.S.-China currency trade tensions.
3:00 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020
Behind the Stability in China’s Currency: Beijing’s Hidden Hand
The People’s Bank of China doesn’t appear to be actively intervening in the market. But that may not mean much if China’s state-run commercial banks are intervening on its behalf, writes Matthew C. Klein.
2:30 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020
Thyssenkrupp Receives Approach for Its Steel Unit. The Stock Is Up.
The non-binding offer from Liberty Steel comes just days after the stock was tipped in Barron’s.
4:08 p.m. Oct. 15, 2020
- By Joy Wiltermuth
Debt buyers are betting on big banks -- over the short term, at leastAs third-quarter earnings kick off, bond investors are betting that big banks will benefit over the next few years as the economy looks to heal from the coronavirus crisis.
11:25 a.m. Oct. 15, 2020
- By Andrea Riquier
Move over, tech. It’s finally value’s turn, Goldman saysGrowth has outperformed value for the past decade, but now it's time for stocks more closely tied to a new economic cycle, Goldman Sachs analysts say.
10:37 a.m. Oct. 15, 2020
- By Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore
Good Company: Eyewear Brand Article One’s Focus On Slow, Sustainable GrowthThe family-owned maker of sporty specs donates to causes at home and abroad
4:36 a.m. Oct. 15, 2020
The Dow Is Slumping, Fastly Is Tumbling, and Vertex Is Tanking
The stock market looks set to slump Thursday as investors struggle with a “perfect storm” of rising Covid-19 cases, no stimulus, and concerns about high priced tech stocks.
3:30 a.m. Oct. 15, 2020
While Other Central Banks Prepare Digital-Currency Blueprint, China Announces 1 Billion Yuan in Transactions
Beijing hopes that breaking the U.S. dollar‘s preeminence is among the advantages of its digital-currency roll out ahead of other countries, analysts say.
1:00 a.m. Oct. 15, 2020
Podcast: Goldman Sachs Nearly Doubles Earnings
The Russell 2000 is suddenly outperforming the S&P 500. Goldman Sachs records a $3.6 billion profit for the third quarter. And why you should expect more mergers of oil companies.