5:48 a.m. July 17, 2019
- By Samuel Agini
Killing time: The closing auction is eating the trading dayThe closing auction — a window of just five minutes — is becoming the most heavily traded part of the day, a shift that has driven a wedge between investors, banks, exchanges and regulators.
4:48 a.m. June 24, 2019
- By Rachel Koning Beals
Asian stock markets tick higher as China confirms Xi headed to G-20Asian stock markets put up mild gains Monday, with cautious bullish optimism emerging for a thaw in U.S.-China trade talks.
7:38 a.m. June 17, 2019
- By Shawn Langlois
A global ‘shock to markets’ could trigger next financial crisis, warns Roubini Critical information for the U.S. trading dayThe Federal Reserve is widely expected to strike a dovish chord when it meets this week, clearing the way for a July rate cut — the first in more than a decade — that almost 40% of economists in a WSJ poll are expecting. While a hawkish Fed no longer looms over this aging bull market, Nouriel Roubini, now says the world “has an even bigger problem on its hands.”
7:35 a.m. Feb. 12, 2019
- By Anneken Tappe
The Swiss franc suffers a mini ‘flash crash’: Here’s what happened Lack of liquidity makes for jerky moves in the Swiss franc during Asian tradingThe Swiss franc suffers a sudden drop across the board during Monday’s Asian trading session, seemingly out of nowhere. Here’s what happened.
10:14 a.m. Feb. 11, 2019
- By Anneken Tappe
Dollar extends climb to kick off week, with partial government shutdown looming The White House isn’t ruling out another partial government shutdown if an agreement on U.S.-Mexico border-security isn’t reached The U.S. dollar adds to its recent winning streak, strengthening against rivals across the board, despite the chance of the renewed partial government shutdown looming in the background.