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2:28 p.m. Nov. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
It’s Dog Days for the Dogs of the Dow. But 2022 Might Be Looking Better. The popular income and contrarian value strategy has had five years when it failed to outperform the Dow industrials. But there’s hope for 2022 as valuations of the 10 Dow stocks with high dividend yields looks more promising.
3:59 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
40% of America's trucking capacity is left on the table every day, MIT expert tells CongressAmerican long-haul truck drivers are "seriously underutilized," and the problem comes from the scheduling practices of shippers and receivers, an expert from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology tells U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.
6:56 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
The $65 billion internet-infrastructure plan could be an 'Eisenhower national highway system for the information age,' but it has miles to goThe $65 billion allocated to broadband expansion in the Biden administration's $1 trillion infrastructure bill could close the "digital divide" by building out internet infrastructure to areas lacking access and providing subsidies to Americans who cannot afford high-speed internet service, but the devil is in the details.
6:52 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
Could Monetary Policy Be Skewed by Fiscal Objectives? Calculations of how inflation could affect government debt are too obvious for even the independent Fed to ignore. Leslie Lipschitz on why the Fed has to resist anyway.
3:22 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Coming off climate talks, US to hold huge sale of crude reserves in GulfThe U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday will auction vast oil and gas reserves in the Gulf of Mexico estimated to hold up to 1.1 billion barrels of crude, the first such sale under President Joe Biden and a harbinger of the challenges he faces to reach climate goals that depend on deep cuts in fossil fuel emissions.
11:33 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
Nasdaq leads U.S. stock indexes to higher close after strong retail salesU.S. stock indexes end higher Tuesday, after a stronger-than-expected rise in October retail sales and as investors digested results from major retailers.
11:37 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - Barrons.com
Stocks Close at New Highs After Fed Statement The stock market notched record closes after the Federal Reserve said it would begin reducing its monthly bond purchases this month.
11:26 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
U.S. stocks end at records after Fed says economy recovering and tapering of bond purchases will start this monthU.S. stocks ring up fresh records Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve acts as expected and announces its plans to start tapering its $120 billion in monthly asset purchases later this month.
10:53 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - By Vivien Lou Chen
Long-end Treasury yields climb to highest levels in more than a week after the Federal Reserve's policy update Long-end Treasury yields climb to their highest levels in more than week after Federal Reserve officials announce their intent to begin winding down bond purchases and to be patient about future policy interest rate hikes.
8:40 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - Barrons.com
Services Sector Growth Lifts Retail Stocks but Supply Chains Remain Stressed 'The sharp rise in reported activity is almost paradoxical in the face of the clear supply chain problems,' writes a Citigroup analyst.
7:00 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - By Dalia Marin
How robots will save us from inflationThe pandemic-driven retreat from globalization—together with an aging population in China and the advanced economies—is a recipe for inflation. But while workers' bargaining power may rise, a wage-price spiral in the advanced economies is unlikely.
11:15 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Stocks Hit Records as November Begins The Federal Reserve's monetary-policy body is widely expected to announce it will begin slowing, or tapering, its program of monthly asset purchases.
10:52 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - By Vivien Lou Chen
Treasury yields rise ahead of this week's Fed decisionTreasury yields rose Monday, as investors awaited a meeting this week of Federal Reserve policy makers.
9:04 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold prices end higher, but $1,800 stays out of reach as investors eye Fed meetingGold futures settle higher on Monday, but hold ground below the key $1,800 mark as investors look ahead to this week's Federal Reserve meeting.
6:43 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Manufacturing Is Still Hot. So Is Inflation. The ISM PMI beat expectations for October. Demand remains great, but there are still nagging problems to contend with.
5:38 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - By Greg Robb
U.S. manufacturing sector stays strong in October despite hurdles, ISM surveyA closely-followed index of U.S.-based manufacturing inched lower to 60.8% in October from 61.1% in the prior month, the Institute for Supply Management said Monday.
4:37 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Coming up: ISM factory index for October The closely-followed Institute for Supply Management index, which tracks the health of the manufacturing sector, is expected to slip to 60.3 in October from 61.1 in the prior month, according to a survey by The Wall Street Journal.
3:01 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
Exxon Mobil as COP26 play? Here's why Morgan Stanley says some of the dirtiest companies will benefit from decarbonization.To look for next-generation technologies, look to some of the old ones, a leading brokerage says.
8:00 p.m. Oct. 31, 2021 - Barrons.com
Uber, T-Mobile, Pfizer, Ferrari, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Third-quarter earnings season continues with reports from Pfizer, Ferrari, T-Mobile, Booking, CVS, Etsy, Qualcomm, Uber, ViacomCBS, Square, Airbnb, DraftKings, and many others.
1:35 p.m. Oct. 31, 2021 - Barrons.com
U.S. Stock Futures Poised to Open Slightly Higher Monday This week, the Federal Reserve concludes its October monetary-policy meeting and is expected to announce a decision on cutting back its $120 billion in monthly asset purchases.
1:57 p.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
9 Potential Winners of Facebook’s Big Spend The beleagured social-media giant is ramping up capex next year to reinvent itself and build its metaverse. Analyst’s pick the potential beneficiaries, including names like Arista Networks, Nvidia, Cisco, and Ciena.
3:15 a.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
G20 leaders to tackle pandemic recovery, global taxes, energy prices, supply chainsLeaders of the Group of 20 countries gathering for their first in-person summit since the pandemic took hold will confront a global recovery hampered by a series of stumbling blocks: an energy crunch spurring higher fuel and utility prices, new COVID-19 outbreaks and logjams in the supply chains that keep the economy humming and goods headed to consumers.
11:25 a.m. Oct. 28, 2021 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Every whale is worth $2 million? Why it’s time to add the value of nature to GDPGlobal powers might soon strike a ‘new deal for nature,’ while investors tag biodiversity as a growing theme
6:04 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021 - By William Watts
Why it's wrong to compare today's inflation surge to 1970s-style 'stagflation'Surging inflation pressures are sparking memories of the “stagflation” of the 1970s. But there are some very big and important differences, economists note.
8:57 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Florida manatees starve to death as polluted water kills seagrassFlorida fishing guide and environmental activist Paul Fafeita says a highlight for his charter customers is spotting the manatees that forage for seagrass in shallow waters. It's not so thrilling when they come across the emaciated carcass of a manatee that starved to death.
11:41 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021 - By Vivien Lou Chen
Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs on same day for first time in 2 months as Wall St. braces for earnings delugeU.S. stock benchmarks close at, or near, record highs, shaking off a listless Monday morning, ahead of a slate of earnings for the week that will underscore the overall health of American corporations in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
11:30 p.m. Oct. 21, 2021 - Barrons.com
How the Market Could Still Drop 10% A bearish strategist says the combination of slowing growth and a rate hike from the Fed could hit equities hard.
3:09 p.m. Oct. 20, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Debate over mandatory COVID-19 vaccines shifts to religious exemptions — and what constitutes 'sincerely held beliefs'A college football coach unsuccessfully asked for a religious exemption and lost his $3 million–a–year job
11:47 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021 - Barrons.com
Inflation Is the Talk of the Town at a High-Profile Conference. What a Fed Official Had to Say. Inflation remains “very elevated,” Federal Reserve Gov. Randal Quarles said Wednesday, while other well-known investors argued that price pressures could be short-lived.
11:15 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Americans Say They’ve Lost Confidence in the Economy, but They’re Spending Like They Won the Lottery Here's what to know about Americans spending.
9:39 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
Americans say they've lost confidence in the economy, but they're spending like they won the lotteryAmericans say they are more anxious about the economy, but they are spending record amounts of money as if they have no worries at all. The speed of the recovery depends on whether they do as they say or do as they do.
5:25 a.m. Oct. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Fed Can't Wait Any Longer Sustained inflation is no longer a remote possibility. The longer the Federal Reserve waits to normalize monetary police, the harder it will be avoid that outcome, writes Leslie Lipschitz.
3:29 a.m. Oct. 13, 2021 - By Steve Gelsi
Black Rock's Larry Fink blames gig economy for stoking inflationBlackRock CEO Larry Fink says a lack of pensions and healthcare in the gig economy is leading to more polarization and pressure on workers, and could contribute to inflation as companies boost wages after years of cutting benefits.
9:03 a.m. Oct. 11, 2021 - By Steve Gelsi
Jamie Dimon is expecting the consumer to carry the economy through current bumps back to growth JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon and Citigroup Chairman John Dugan tackle Covid, banking reform and climate change at annual Institute of International Finance (IIF) meeting.
1:30 a.m. Oct. 11, 2021 - Barrons.com
Sentiment Toward China Is Changing, as Tech Names Rally After Major Fine The extent of the fear that has built around China’s crackdown and its potential impact is perhaps best characterized by the relief spreading across Hong Kong markets amid signs it may not actually be that bad.
4:38 a.m. Oct. 9, 2021 - Barrons.com
Washington Is Rewriting the Rules on Wall Street It has been decades since federal policies have been sweeping enough to affect the economy and markets for years to come. Here’s how the pros are navigating.
6:33 p.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Asian shares slip in cautious trading, shrug off U.S. rallyAsian shares slipped in cautious trading Wednesday, shrugging off a rally on Wall Street led by technology companies and banks that erased most of the losses from the previous day's selloff.
11:53 a.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
Dow ends more than 300 points higher, as U.S. stocks stage partial recovery from Monday's tech-led routU.S. stocks close off their best levels Tuesday but managed to regain a chunk of ground lost, after Monday's slump led by the technology sector.
11:29 a.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
30-year Treasury yield hits 3-month high and 10-year Treasury breaches 1.50% U.S. government bond yields rise Tuesday, extending a climb that has been under way since late September when the Federal Reserve signaled that it could begin tapering its monthly bond purchases by the end of 2021.
11:24 a.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
Big Tech Roared Back. Yields Regained Their Footing Today, Too. Facebook, one of the selloff's biggest losers, clawed back some of its losses even though the company was under fire by a whistleblower on Capitol Hill.
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