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    Three Challenges Weighing on Fed Chief Jerome Powell Three Challenges Weighing on Fed Chief Jerome Powell 4:27
    What a Global Economic Slowdown Means for the U.S. What a Global Economic Slowdown Means for the U.S. 1:45
    Delayed Tariffs Could Improve Trump's Position on These Three Fronts Delayed Tariffs Could Improve Trump's Position on These Three Fronts 2:19
2:48 p.m. Today - Associated Press
Trump’s only regret over China tariffs is that he didn’t raise them higher, White House says President faces tense reception at G-7 meeting in FrancePresident Donald Trump on Sunday acknowledged having second thoughts about escalating a trade war with China, but the White House later reversed, saying the president was misinterpreted and that his only regret in hiking tariffs is that he didn’t raise them higher.
2:46 p.m. Today - Associated Press
Iranian envoy gets surprise invitation to G-7 summit No meeting with U.S. officials; Macron says he acted as G-7’s messenger to IranA top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and headed straight to the buildings where leaders of the world’s major democracies have been debating how to handle the country’s nuclear ambitions.
1:00 p.m. Today - By MarketWatch
Mounting China trade tensions to keep Wall Street on edge and the economy under a cloudInvestors and business leaders, it’s often said, hate uncertainty and don’t react very well to it. Well, get used to uncertain times. The Chine trade fight isn’t over anytime soon and neither is the threat it poses to the U.S. economy.
11:00 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Best Buy, HP Enterprise, Campbell Soup, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Dollar Tree, Ulta Beauty, and Coty will also report earnings. And we’ll see economic data on durable goods, consumer confidence, and GDP growth.
10:02 a.m. Today - Associated Press
At G-7, Boris Johnson admits prospects for Brexit deal are ‘touch and go’ Trump promises ‘very big trade deal’ after BrexitU.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged Sunday that the prospect of a Brexit deal was “touch and go,” as other European Union capitals grasp the problems Britain has with the withdrawal agreement.
9:35 a.m. Today - Associated Press
Joe Walsh launches longshot bid to challenge Trump in GOP primary Radio host and former congressman says he’s a ‘conservative without all the baggage’Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is unfit for office and must be denied a second term.
8:45 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
The No. 1 job in America with the ‘best career opportunities’ pays $112,000 a year — and it’s not in tech Here’s one thing to get you out of bed in the morning: a meaningful job with a high possibility of advancementHere’s one thing to get you out of bed in the morning: a meaningful job with a high possibility of advancement.
8:44 a.m. Today - By Jacob Passy
A Danish bank is offering mortgages with negative interest rates — why you shouldn’t wish for that to happen in the U.S. When a mortgage rate is negative, a borrower must still make monthly payments, but they pay back less than what they owe When a mortgage rate is negative, a borrower must still make monthly payments, but they pay back less than what they owe .
8:43 a.m. Today - By Jacob Passy
Mortgage rates fall again as the peak home-buying season begins to draw to a close Rates are approaching the lowest level in three years, but are they stimulating Americans’ interest in buying homes?Rates are approaching the lowest level in three years, but are they stimulating Americans’ interest in buying homes?
8:38 a.m. Today - By Andrew Keshner
This is exactly how much a payroll-tax cut would help the average American A simulation by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center explored tax measures that could help mitigate the effects of a recessionA simulation by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center explored tax measures that could help mitigate the effects of a recession.
8:25 a.m. Today - By Brett Arends
Brace yourself: 10 steps to take now to prepare for the next recession Tougher times may be coming. Better be readyTougher times may be coming. Better be ready.
1:05 p.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - Associated Press
Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump ‘order’ on trade China’s announcement Friday that it was raising tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. imports sent Trump into a rage and White House aides scrambling for a responsePresident Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations.
1:01 p.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By William Watts
Stock-market investors rattled by bond market’s ‘warning shot’ — here’s what’s next All eyes on Fed as top monetary policy makers attend high-profile symposiumThe bond market sent a warning, and this time the stock market listened. Investors will be looking for clues in the week ahead that policy makers are listening, too.
12:56 p.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - Associated Press
Economic storm clouds hover over Trump and global leaders The meeting comes at one of the most unpredictable moments in Trump’s presidency, when his decision-making seems increasingly erraticUnder the threatening clouds of a global economic slowdown, President Donald Trump is confronting the consequences of his preference to go it alone, with low expectations that the leaders of the richest democracies can make substantive progress on an array of issues at their summit in France.
12:25 p.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Former Fed official says Trump’s trade war with China is a ‘stagflationary shock’ Alan Blinder, former Fed Vice Chairman says U.S. economic outlook obscured by president’s behaviorFormer Fed Vice Chairman Alan Blinder said President Donald Trump’s trade war is a supply shock like the OPEC oil embargo of the early 1970s. He spoke on the sideline of the Jackson Hole conference
12:20 p.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Jackson Hole notebook: Talk of full-fledged trade war, growing U.S. recession risk Leading economists view outlook with trepidation but not panicThe Federal Reserve gathers leading economic thinkers every summer to mull over the outlook and debate the challenges facing policy makers. Those attending the conference this year talk about a sense of trepidation among participants but no sense that the economy is facing a steep downturn.
12:15 p.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Why Anthony Scaramucci is waging a media war on President Donald Trump ‘Don Jr. and I are friends’: ScaramucciA friendship between President Donald Trump and one of his most vocal advocates has taken an almost-Shakespearean twist.
10:30 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Cheap money could deliver big fourth quarter for stocks, but it’s just delaying the inevitable, strategist warns Critical information for the U.S. trading daySounds like it’ll be raining jobs, growth and profit across the U.S. for the foreseeable future, if White House trade adviser Peter Navarro has it right. But, really, how long can it last and what happens when the easing stops?
10:15 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
The Trump era could wind up like the 1930sIf the past is prologue, then the situation that President Trump finds himself in—and our country finds itself in—increasingly resembles what we’ve seen before
10:01 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Sean Masaki Flynn
The U.S. can slash health-care costs 75% with 2 fundamental changes — and without ‘Medicare for All’ Fund the HSA deductible, as Indiana and Whole Foods do, and put real prices on everythingFund the HSA deductible, as Indiana and Whole Foods do, and put real prices on everything
9:49 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Interest rate cuts could make these bonds an attractive target Home-builder bonds, not often seen as ‘defensive,’ get bullish lift from Fed cut and wage growthBonds issued by home builders are signaling a pretty upbeat tone for the U.S. economy, even as U.S. recession fears linger.
9:30 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Nigam Arora
Trump claims the stock market would be higher if he hadn’t confronted China — is he right? If the trade war is successfully resolved, the Dow could rise to 30,000 pointsIf the trade war is successfully resolved, the Dow could rise to 30,000 points.
9:20 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - Associated Press
Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires Some 44,000 troops are helping to put out the firesBacked by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.
9:00 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Ciara Linnane
Maximizing shareholder value can no longer be a company’s main purpose: top CEOs CEOs split from a Milton Friedman mantra, expanding their view of all stakeholders that matter — including workersThe heads of nearly 200 U.S. companies said Monday they are committing to a move away from the idea that the main purpose of a company is to maximize shareholder value, marking a break with a long-held conviction.
8:52 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - Barrons.com
Wrapping Up the Fed’s Jackson Hole Meeting At the Federal Reserve’s annual retreat, economists viewed the U.S. outlook with trepidation but not panic.
8:30 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Escalation in U.S.-China trade war threatens global economy, poses Trump reelection risk China targets soybeans, autos and other products in key swing states, then Trump ups the anteAmerican cars, soybeans and oil largely produced in key swing states have been targeted for additional import tariffs by China, marking the latest volley in a widening trade war with the United States that has damaged the global economy.
7:58 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - Associated Press
Economic storm clouds hovering over Trump and global leaders The meeting comes at a time when Trump’s comments and decision-making have seemed increasingly erraticUnder the threatening clouds of a global economic slowdown, President Donald Trump is confronting the consequences of his preference to go it alone, with low expectations that the leaders of the richest democracies can make substantive progress on an array of issues at their summit in France.
7:45 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Kyle Bass on where the global economy is headed: ‘This is insane’The Hayman Capital Management fund manager talked to CNBC about how monetary easing is catching fire around the world and will eventually bring U.S. interest rates all the way down to zero.
7:01 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By James Wellemeyer
This 29-year-old just boosted her salary by $22,000 — here’s how she did it Jordan Bradford increased her pay, but in a way that can also be a red flag to employersJordan Bradford increased her pay, but in a way that can also be a red flag to employers.
7:00 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By John Mauldin
The investing opportunity of a lifetime awaits us when the recession arrives You’ll soon be able to buy corporate bonds at a deep discount You’ll soon be able to buy corporate bonds at a deep discount.
6:01 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Bank of America’s CEO has one simple reason why he doesn’t see a recession looming Moynihan says the ‘U.S. consumer continues to spend and that will keep the U.S. economy in good shape.’Bank of America Corp.’s CEO Brian Moynihan says he doesn’t see a recession in the offing because the U.S. consumer remains healthy.
5:30 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. created 501,000 fewer jobs since 2018 than previously reported, new figures show Hiring doesn’t appear to have gotten big boost from Trump tax cuts Turns out hiring wasn’t quite as strong in 2018 and early 2019 as the government initially reported — by about a half-million jobs. The U.S. economy had about 501,000 fewer jobs as of March 2019
5:02 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Mounting China trade tensions keep Wall Street on edge and the economy under a cloud Investors and businesses hate uncertainty, but get used to itInvestors and business leaders, it’s often said, hate uncertainty and don’t react very well to it. Well, get used to uncertain times. The Chine trade fight isn’t over anytime soon and neither is the threat it poses to the U.S. economy.
4:30 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - Barrons.com
No Matter What Trump Says, Apple Will Never Get Out of China Apple stock fell 4.6% on Friday, a decline almost twice that of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which fell 2.4% in the week’s final session.
3:01 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Jobs in America: Here’s the No. 1 highest paid, most in-demand job in every state CareerBuilder crunched data on the lucrative professions that are growing at a faster rate than the national averageCareerBuilder crunched data on the lucrative professions that are growing at a faster rate than the national average.
2:35 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Ivan Martchev
Add a new risk — geopolitics — to the list of U.S. stock market worries Keep an eye on Argentina, Turkey and China Keep an eye on Argentina, Turkey and China.
5:00 p.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Yield Curve, Energy Stocks, and 100-Year Bonds Market newsletters focus on the outlook for stocks, bonds, and the economy
4:52 p.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - Barrons.com
Stock Dividends Are Growing More Slowly Around the World. Here’s Why. Second-quarter global dividends hit a new record, but the rate of growth slowed to 1.1%. Dividends were hurt by a strong U.S. dollar, as many currencies fell against the greenback.
4:45 p.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Dow’s 257-Point Drop Was Ugly, but Not Catastrophic “The market is wondering if the trajectory of negotiations is going off the rails,” says one strategist.
4:32 p.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - Barrons.com
Battered 3M Stock Still Doesn’t Look Like a Bargain New environmental liabilities threaten to erode the premium valuation multiple the company still enjoys.
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