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7:15 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Federal Reserve and global central banks have reached a ‘tipping point’, amplifying stock-market uncertainty ‘Outside of trade talks, there is nothing more relevant than the Fed,’ says Peter Boockvar What’s left for the Federal Reserve to do at its rate-setting gathering next week now the U.S.’s main stock indexes are on the cusp of records again ?
6:34 a.m. Today - By Alessandra Malito
Trump wants even lower interest rates: What that would mean for your retirement savings What message would that send about the value of the U.S. dollar? What message would that send about the value of the U.S. dollar?
5:41 a.m. Today - By Andrea Riquier
It’s reflation that’s turning the ‘Great Rotation,’ these analysts say There’s some value in value, againInvestors are shunning higher-priced, sturdier stocks in favor of those that may have missed out on the love earlier in the year.
1:43 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
The ‘best job in America’ pays over $108,000 a year — and has a high number of openings This analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openingsThis analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openings.
1:42 a.m. Today - By Meera Jagannathan
One reason FICO scores are rising (that has nothing to do with jobs or the economy) The score provided by FICO, named for the Fair Isaac Corporation, is widely used as a measure of a person’s creditworthiness The score provided by FICO, named for the Fair Isaac Corporation, is widely used as a measure of a person’s creditworthiness.
12:47 p.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Peter Morici
How to win the trade war with China Trump will have to hit Xi a lot harder to get resultsThe White House says the U.S. is winning the trade war with China, but Beijing is unlikely to sue for peace anytime soon, writes Peter Morici.
12:27 p.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Why the coming recession could force the Federal Reserve to swap greenbacks for digital dollars Paper bank notes are being upgraded for a digital future around the worldPaper bank notes are being upgraded for a digital future around the world.
12:03 p.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Catey Hill
No U.S. city cracks the top 20 in this well-respected list of most livable places in the world But Canada and Australia each have three cities in the top 10 on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s new list But Canada and Australia both have three cities in the top 10 on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s new list
10:28 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - Associated Press
Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty A big hit to northeastern Wyoming and southeastern MontanaAt two of the world’s biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn’t even get toilet paper on credit.
10:21 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Chicago billionaire Sam Zell is raising cash to record levels in this dicey climateEarlier this year, Sam Zell, the billionaire chairman of Equity Group Investments, said President Donald Trump’s continued push for interest-rate cuts could end in “disaster” for the U.S. economy. He didn’t sound much more bullish on Wednesday.
10:16 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - Associated Press
Still reeling from Dorian, Bahamas faces another tropical storm Tropical Storm Humberto threatens to lash the region already hit by Hurricane Dorian two weeks agoOfficials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed a couple of small airports in the Bahamas on Saturday as Tropical Storm Humberto threatened to lash the archipelago’s northwest region that was already hit by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago.
9:35 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
How wiping out $1.5 trillion in student debt would boost the economy Many American voters have come around to the idea that the loans are an unsustainable burdenMany voters have come around to the idea that the loans are an unsustainable burden
9:03 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By George C. Edwards III
The biggest argument for keeping the Electoral College relies on a myth The numbers show that the large states and big cities don’t pick the winnerThe numbers show that the large states and big cities don’t pick the winner.
8:56 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
This city’s real-estate market is the least likely to tank during the next recession If investors have flocked to your town, keep a close eye on home pricesIf investors have flocked to your town, keep a close eye on home prices.
8:27 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
These are the states getting hit the hardest by trade-war tariffsSome states are getting hit harder than others by Trump’s tariffs.
8:01 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Things are looking up for the economy, but you can’t get too cozy in the Trump era China trade war truce, interest rate cut could prop up economyThe U.S. and China are trying to tone down trade tensions, the Federal Reserve is ready to cut interest rates and Americans are still spending plenty of money. So all is well again with the U.S. economy, right? Not so fast.
7:48 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Rex Nutting
Absolutely no economic reason for a recession, but ‘we’ll probably have one anyway’ Political risks may push us over the edge, says award-winning forecaster Lou CrandallLou Crandall, chief economist at Wrightson ICAP and the winner of MarketWatch’s Forecaster of the Month contest, says the economy is OK, but political risks could cause a recession by the end of next year.
7:34 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - Associated Press
White House says Osama bin Laden son killed in US operation The son of the late al-Qaida leader had become a prominent figure in the terrorist organizationThe White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.
7:32 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Tim Mullaney
The cost of Trump keeps rising almost daily How much have presidential tweets, threats and policies taken from your wallet?President Donald Trump’s tweets cost you money, but the effect thankfully is only temporary.
6:46 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Dear Mr. President, why is it a good thing if a 10-year Treasury note is worth less than a bag of dirt? Economists don’t think Trump grasps that negative rates are a sign of economic weaknessPresident Donald Trump’s call for the Fed to push its benchmark interest rates into negative territory shows he doesn’t understand that ultra-low rates are a sign of trouble, economists say.
6:31 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Howard Gold
3 powerful reasons the stock market is heading even higher Start with the Federal Reserve and the trade warStart with the Federal Reserve, then move to Trump and his trade war.
6:17 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
One of Trump’s favorite TV networks just sued Rachel Maddow for $10 million ‘This is a false and malicious libel, and they’re going to answer for it in a court of law,’ says lawyer for OANLast month, President Trump, in a tweet blasting Fox News’ Shep Smith for not showering him with the right amount of praise, said that, “whenever possible, I turn to @OANN!” in reference to the San Diego-based One America News outlet. He probably appreciates them even more now.
6:15 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Why next year could be the most volatile in history for investors Critical information for the U.S. trading dayThink 2019 has been hectic? You ain’t seen nothing yet. According to our call of the day from John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics, 2020 will raise the volatility bar to historic proportions.
6:13 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Jonathan Burton
Workers would get dividends and voting power under this radical profit sharing idea Dividend-paying ‘inclusive ownership fund’ offers employees a leg up as the pay gap widensDividend-paying ‘inclusive ownership fund’ offers employees a leg up as the pay gap widens.
6:01 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Nigam Arora
How an underperforming AT&T could eventually outperform Apple and Amazon AT&T may be a lumbering giant, but in tough times investors may flock to the stockAT&T may be a lumbering giant, but in tough times investors may flock to the stock.
5:59 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Gundlach sees 75% recession chance, has a warning about the corporate bond market Fixed-income-investing notable sees neither Trump nor China as willing to agree to a trade dealJeffrey Gundlach on Thursday struck a pessimistic tone, saying there was a 75% chance of a recession before the next election as he warned the corporate bond market was a crisis waiting to happen.
5:57 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
45% of workers break this office taboo to boost their salary This survey by staffing firm Robert Half found that nearly half of employees believe they are underpaidThis survey by staffing firm Robert Half found that nearly half of employees believe they are underpaid.
5:47 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
President Trump is calling for negative interest rates — why you shouldn’t wish for that to happen Would zero or negative interest rates help American home buyers?Would zero or negative interest rates help American home buyers?
5:45 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Here’s how Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax could hit the fortunes of Bezos, Gates and Buffett Democratic White House contender’s plan would help fund student-loan forgiveness Some of the richest businesspeople in the U.S. could be much less rich today if Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax had been in place.
5:05 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Greg Robb
3 things to watch as Fed meets on interest rates next week With quarter-point rate-cut widely expected, Fed watchers hunt for clues about what comes nextHere are 3 things to watch at next week’s Fed interest-rate committee meeting.
8:23 p.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Global growth may soar and investors aren’t ready, says Morgan Stanley Critical information for the U.S. trading dayAndrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley, who says the global economy may be about to surprise the world and investors are not ready for it.
12:22 p.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Dow ekes out 8th straight gain as stocks remain in striking distance of record highs U.S. consumers spend more, U.S. China trade tensions easeU.S. stocks close mostly lower but the Dow makes an 8th straight gains as Sino-American trade tensions ease and central banks support risk taking with easy money.
11:31 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Bank of America strategist calls this 10-year Treasury chart ‘the most important in the world’ The bond bubble will pop in 2020 during recessionGlobal central bankers are “intent on smashing Wall Street bears out of the ballpark,” according to Bank of America strategist Michael Hartnett
11:15 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil logs a weekly loss amid worries about rise in suppliesOil futures finish lower on Friday, with both U.S. and international benchmark crude posting sizable weekly falls as worries about the prospect of rising inventories appeared to overshadow a U.S.-China tariff detente.
10:14 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold ends lower, suffers a weekly loss as bond yields rise Appetite for risk assets returns, limiting gains in gold Gold futures end lower on Friday, giving up earlier gains to feed a loss for the week as appetite returns for assets perceived as risky and bond yields climb.
9:40 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Nikki Haley blasts government’s budget deficit: ‘We don’t have an endless bank account’ As the federal government’s budget deficit tops $1 trillion, the former Trump administration official says: ‘This can’t continue’Count Republican Nikki Haley among those saying they’re worried about runaway spending in Washington, D.C.
9:15 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
U.S. Treasury yields on pace to see biggest weekly surge in years Bond-market selloff continues to gain traction FridayU.S. government bond are on track to see their biggest selloff in several years.
8:13 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Democratic presidential hopefuls say they wouldn’t toss Trump’s China tariffs right away Candidates vowed to roll back several Trump policies — but not a trade-war weapon Democratic presidential candidates vowed to roll back several of President Trump’s policies at their Thursday-night debate but held off on immediately rescinding his tariffs.
7:34 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Greg Robb
U.S. consumer sentiment rebounds modestly in September Survey finds neither recession nor a rebound in spending is anticipated in the year aheadThe University of Michigan said its consumer-sentiment index rebounded in September to a reading of 92 from a three-year low of 89.8 in August.
6:38 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Import prices drop again after oil prices fall, U.S. farmers also suffer from price declines U.S. import price index declines 0.5% in AugustThe cost of imported goods fell sharply in August owing to a decline in petroleum prices, indicating the U.S. is facing little price pressures from abroad.
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