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12:37 p.m. July 18, 2019 - By Clive McKeef
Stocks snap 2-day skid as Fed’s Williams says central bank should act swiftly to quash slowdown signs UnitedHealth’s 2.3% stock drop weighs on the DowU.S. stocks close higher Thursday, recovering from early losses, after New York Federal Reserve President John Williams said the central bank’s wisest strategy is to cut interest rates at the first sign of economic distress when interest rates are already low.
11:28 a.m. July 18, 2019 - By Fang Block
Sotheby’s to Offer the Collection of Jacqueline de Ribes, the ‘Last Queen of Paris’Part of the proceeds will benefit charitable and cultural organizations
8:00 a.m. July 18, 2019 - By Andrew Duehren
Mnuchin says White House and Congress have agreed on ‘top-line’ spending levels The treasury secretary’s comments came a day after a senior administration official tried to downplay expectations for quick resolutionThe treasury secretary’s comments came a day after a senior administration official tried to downplay expectations for quick resolution.
7:31 a.m. July 18, 2019 - Associated Press
Louvre Museum is first major institution to remove Sackler name for its role in opioid epidemic The Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, which is facing some 2,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over its role in the opioid crisis that has claimed 400,000 lives in two decadesThe Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, which is facing some 2,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over its role in the opioid crisis that has claimed 400,000 lives in two decades.
2:21 a.m. July 18, 2019 - Associated Press
Major economies take dim view of Facebook’s LibraFinance ministers from the Group of Seven rich democracies are sounding the alarm on the dangers of cryptocurrencies and pouring cold water on Facebook’s Libra as they wrap up a two-day meeting in Chantilly, France.
9:51 a.m. July 17, 2019 - Barrons.com
What Boeing Stock Is Worth If the 737 MAX Never Flies Again It’s now likely Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX jets won’t return to service until 2020. But the stock’s reaction has been muted. Should investors be thinking about a life for Boeing without the MAX?
9:04 a.m. July 17, 2019 - Barrons.com
China Is a Bigger Problem for the Global Economy Than You Think, Rupal Bhansali Says Rupal Bhansali, a Barron’s Roundtable panelist and the chief investment officer at Ariel Investments, says “people underestimate how much China was responsible” for economic growth over the last decade.
8:02 a.m. July 17, 2019 - Barrons.com
Textron Is Down Sharply as Weak Sales Overshadow Profit Gains Textron beat Wall Street earnings estimates and raised full-year earnings guidance. So why is the stock down 5%? Sales were much weaker than expected.
2:56 a.m. July 17, 2019 - By Andrew Denney
Jeffrey Epstein assets listed in financial disclosure form filed by lawyers add up to value of $559,120,954 A $56 million town house on the Upper East Side of Manhattan isn’t even the accused sex trafficker’s most valuable propertyThe single-page document had been kept under seal away from the public until the Manhattan federal judge overseeing Epstein’s sex-trafficking case released it Monday, dismissing it as “cursory.”
2:28 a.m. July 17, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Kamala Harris wants to place ‘people over profit’ on prescription drug prices On Tuesday, the 2020 presidential hopeful said she would have the federal government set fair prices for major prescription medicationsOn Tuesday, the 2020 presidential hopeful said she would have the federal government set fair prices for major prescription medications.
2:00 a.m. July 17, 2019 - Barrons.com
Sell Fiat Chrysler: Goldman Sachs Is Bearish on European Auto Makers Goldman Sachs initiated coverage of European auto makers on Tuesday, outlining the challenges it sees them facing. It recommends selling Fiat Chrysler and Daimler.
1:48 a.m. July 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Finance ministers meet in Paris to haggle over tech and trade G-7 meetings in Paris to discuss taxing tech companiesThe top finance officials of the Group of Seven rich democracies are arriving at Chantilly, in a chateau north of Paris, at the start of a two-day meeting aimed at finding common ground on how to tax technology companies and on the risk from new digital currencies.
1:54 p.m. July 16, 2019 - Associated Press
G-7 finance chiefs to tackle cryptocurrency risks, digital tax at Paris summit France’s new 3% tax on tech-company revenue likely to be a point of contentionFinance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will weigh risks from new digital currencies and debate how to tax tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet at a chateau north of Paris starting Wednesday.
1:03 p.m. July 16, 2019 - Associated Press
Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen wins confirmation as new European Commission president Nomination narrowly approved after contentious voteUrsula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the bloc on the world stage.
12:28 p.m. July 16, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Stocks close down after Trump says ‘a long way to go’ on trade and investors digest bank earnings Trump described progress toward a China and U.S. trade pact as “a long way to go”U.S. stocks retreat Tuesday as investors digest trade war talk and a trio of bank earnings, a day after major equity indexes eked out a round of fresh all-time closing highs Monday
11:33 a.m. July 16, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Fed chief Powell says he thinks core inflation picked up a bit in June Fed chairman repeats position that weak inflation and weak global outlook have strengthened the case for policy easingFed Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that Fed officials think core PCE inflation was 1.7% in June, up from 1.6% in May. The government won’t release the data until the end of the month.
9:35 a.m. July 16, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
As backlash against Trump’s ‘go back’ comments builds, here’s Ronald Reagan’s ‘love letter to immigrants’Ronald Reagan’s final speech as president has resurfaced across social media following Trump’s tweetstorm.
7:19 a.m. July 16, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Christine Lagarde -- in line to head ECB -- steps down as IMF managing directorChristine Lagarde announced Tuesday that she has resigned as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, effective from Sept. 12. Lagarde is set to take over as president of the European Central Bank on Nov. 1. In a separate statement, the IMF executive board said it had accepted Lagarde's resignation. David Lipton will remain the acting managing director of the IMF during a search for a new leader. There has been speculation that Bank of England governor Mark Carney might replace Lagarde. In addition, George Osborne, the former chancellor of the UK exchequer and Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieava, the No. 2 at the World Bank, have been mentioned in various news reports. Since 1945, the IMF managing director has been from Europe.
5:04 a.m. July 16, 2019 - By Tom Teodorczuk
Capital Confidential: Whispers from U.K. business and politicsWelcome to Capital Confidential—a weekly diary column featuring the best tidbits from around the U.K.’s business and political landscape from MarketWatch sister publication Financial News.
4:00 p.m. July 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump administration moves to effectively end asylum for migrants along southern border New rule certain to be challenged in courtReversing decades of U.S. policy, the Trump administration said Monday it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border — the president’s most forceful attempt yet to block asylum claims and slash the number of people seeking refuge in America.
3:53 p.m. July 15, 2019 - Associated Press
EU imposes sanctions against Turkey over gas drilling off Cyprus Ministers warn of more measures to penalize Turkey, which vows to step up drillingEuropean Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of sanctions against the country over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights.
10:10 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Fang Block
Nicolas de Staël’s ‘Parc des Princes’ Could Fetch €25 Million at Christie’sThe large-scale painting is offered directly from the artist’s family for the first time in 64 year s
8:51 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Video: Man with rifle flies his hoverboard above Bastille Day crowdIt’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a French guy with a rifle? Indeed, flying high above the Bastille Day parade in Paris Sunday, entrepreneur Franky Zapata gave a menacing look at his “Flyboard Air.”
6:55 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Mareesa Nicosia
Bauhaus Influence Runs Deep in Modern Luxury Home Design, 100 Years LaterOriginal homes designed in this unique style are rare, but high-end houses inspired by the prolific design school are abundant
7:03 a.m. July 13, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
This is the most deadly time in your life to put on weight Researchers looked at 3,373 hospital patients between January 2013 and December 2016Researchers looked at 3,373 hospital patients between January 2013 and December 2016.
5:20 a.m. July 13, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
The U.S. women’s team won the World Cup, and they’re about to get paid — by sponsors, anyway While the world soccer champs fight for equal pay, they should be scoring sponsorships and social-media campaigns, experts sayWhile the world soccer champs fight for equal pay, they should be scoring sponsorships and social-media campaigns, experts say.
5:24 p.m. July 12, 2019 - Barrons.com
China and the 2020 Election Have a Money Manager Looking for ‘Downside Protection’ Meryl Witmer, a Barron’s Roundtable panelist and general partner at Eagle Capital Partners, says that with the 2020 presidential campaign heating up, “searching for something that provides downside protection is our operating mode.”
5:16 p.m. July 12, 2019 - Barrons.com
A Cold War With China Has Already Started, Epoch’s William Priest Says William Priest, a Barron’s panelist and CEO of Epoch Investment Partners, says the trade war between the U.S. and China is “a lose-lose proposition.”
9:21 a.m. July 12, 2019 - By Charles Passy
A new bittersweet drink from Spain wants to bring ‘Vermouth Hour’ to the U.S. This wine-based sip flavored with herbs aims to make a play for Americans’ traditional Happy HourThis wine-based sip flavored with herbs aims to make a play for Americans’ traditional Happy Hour.
3:48 a.m. July 12, 2019 - By Callum Keown
London markets gain as Fed rate cut optimism boosts global stocks The theme of central banks strongly considering the loosening of monetary policy continues to boost global stocks.London stocks continued to rally on Friday as the heightened prospect of Federal Reserve rate cuts swept optimism across global markets.
3:08 a.m. July 12, 2019 - MarketWatch
Eurozone factory output jumped in MayFactory output across the eurozone rose sharply in May, a sign that the currency area's manufacturing sector may be leveling off after a long slowdown. The European Union's statistics agency Friday said industrial production in the 19 countries that use the euro was 0.9% higher than in April, a surprisingly large rise.
3:00 a.m. July 12, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Extreme weather could be an “outsized and unnoticed” force for stock markets, analyst says Extreme weather cost the U.S. economy $500 billion over the past five yearsHurricanes, floods, tornadoes and earthquakes are causing a increasing economic damage
9:11 p.m. July 11, 2019 - MarketWatch
Volkswagen to invest in Ford self-driving car unitVolkswagen AG has agreed to invest around $2.6 billion in Ford Motor Co.'s autonomous-vehicle partner, Argo AI, in a deal that values the startup at $7 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
4:41 p.m. July 11, 2019 - Barrons.com
Lysol Maker Reckitt Benckiser Climbs Despite Big Payment Shares in consumer-goods giant Reckitt Benckiser (RB) increased 2.5% after the firm behind disinfectant Lysol to fabric cleaner Woolite agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end a U.S. federal investigation into Indivior, a division it used to own.
1:13 p.m. July 11, 2019 - Barrons.com
French Oil Giant Total Pays Shareholders Lots of Cash. It Could Get More Generous, Analyst Says Credit Suisse analyst Thomas Adolff expects Total to become more “assertive” in terms of its distributions to shareholders.
11:42 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Jeff Reeves
These ETFs make investing easy — even if you’re broke 5 stock and bond investments that cost you almost nothing to own5 stock and bond investments that cost you almost nothing to own.
11:04 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Pierre Briançon
France wants global agreement on taxing digital sales after U.S. denounces new tax U.S. launches Section 301 investigation claiming France discriminating against companies like Google, FacebookFrance’s goal is to achieve a global agreement on taxing digital services, finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday, after the U.S. government’ decided to launch an investigation into the new tax on sales in the country by multinational firms
9:18 a.m. July 11, 2019 - Barrons.com
Ford and Volkswagen Are Partnering. A Merger Would Be Better. Ford and Volkswagen could expand their commercial vehicle alliance to include autonomous-driving cars, another example of an industry badly in need of consolidation preferring partnerships.
6:34 a.m. July 11, 2019 - Barrons.com
France Imposes a New Tax on Big-Tech Revenue The 3% tax, retroactive to the start of 2019, will be applied to revenue generated in France from things like digital advertising and e-commerce marketplaces.
3:33 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Callum Keown
U.S. spat with France over tech tax stunts European market gainsEuropean markets rose after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s dovish comments but were held back after the U.S. became embroiled in a spat with France over digital tax plans.
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