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U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening

U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectation...

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening

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Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual...
2019-07-05 17:51

Underlying U.S. producer inflation pushing higher U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in a range of other services, pointing to a steady pickup in underlying inflation pressures....
2019-06-11 16:34

Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in portfolio management service fees....
2019-06-11 18:51

WRAPUP 2-Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in portfolio management service fees....
2019-06-11 18:51

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-12 15:51

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
2019-06-11 21:00

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
2019-06-14 13:00

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
2019-06-20 02:00

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading economists to question the utility of the official unemployment rate....
2019-07-15 00:00

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
2019-05-29 03:51

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
2019-06-20 17:34

U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
2019-06-20 16:00

Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rate cut....
2019-06-08 03:51

U.S. trade deficit at five-month high; labor market slowing The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
2019-07-03 15:51

WRAPUP 3-U.S. labor market strong; mid-Atlantic manufacturing rebounds The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, pointing to still strong labor market conditions despite signs that economic activity was slowing....
2019-07-18 19:51

U.S. weekly jobless claims unchanged, point to labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing despite slowing economic activity....
2019-06-06 15:00

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit at five-month high; labor market slowing The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
2019-07-03 16:00

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
2019-06-13 22:17

Inflation Bonds Rally Without Inflation, Signaling Fed Bets Demand is surging for U.S. government bonds that have returns adjusted for the rate of inflation, even as investors have grown increasingly skeptical about the potential for prices to rise....
2019-06-27 22:00

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
2019-07-17 00:17

Pat Shurmur delights in stirring Giants’ quarterback drama Pat Shurmur did not rule out a quarterback competition this summer between incumbent Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones for the starting job, but the Giants head coach did not promise one, either. “I think we’re going to play the very best player,’’...
2019-06-11 23:34

In a stirring finale, Stranger Things stands up and grows up I admire how seamlessly and thoroughly the set design and background decor of Stranger Things 3 integrates the grid motif that was the hallmark of season one and continued in season two. It’s everywhere, but nowhere is it as pervasive as Starcourt Ma...
2019-07-05 23:00

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
2019-06-07 10:51

Georgian president accuses Russian 'fifth column' of stirring unrest Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili late on Thursday called Russia "an enemy and occupier" whose "fifth column" she suggested was behind violent unrest which she warned risked dividing the ex-Soviet state....
2019-06-21 11:34

Welsh clubs breaking new ground after stirring European triumphs | Michael Butler The New Saints and Connah’s Quay Nomads are reaping the rewards in a resurgence of Welsh club footballSomething is happening in Welsh football. The domestic league has long been seen as something of a wilderness by some but, slowly, things are changi...
2019-07-23 11:17

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport’s ultimate weapon....
2019-05-21 14:32

How opioids invaded America — and are now tightening their grip After a breakup in 2008, a cousin gave Ashlee Krichmar, then 20, a Percocet. She’d never much liked them in the past — they made her sick — but that day the college student majoring in business management took the pill. “It numbed all the emotions I ...
2019-06-15 17:51

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 23:17

Golden trio tightening grip on men's game It has been more than 15 years since Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic began their collection of Grand Slam titles and the bad news for anyone eyeing tennis's big prizes is their stranglehold on men's tennis is as tight as ever....
2019-06-10 21:00

After 8Chan-gate, THQN unveils stirring anti-Nazi game set in 1930s Germany SANTA MONICA—If you'd asked me ahead of E3 2019 which publisher I expected to surprise me the most this year, I wouldn't have answered "THQ Nordic." Austrian publisher Nordic changed its name in 2016 after acquiring a significant slate of defunct THQ...
2019-06-11 18:17

METALS-Zinc prices jump on tightening stocks Zinc prices rose sharply in London and Shanghai in early trade on Tuesday, as investors worried about dwindling inventories of the metal used to galvanise steel. The London Metal Exchange reopened on Tuesday after the Spring bank holiday in the U...
2019-05-28 06:34

Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures | Luke Buckmaster From its enthusiasm for literature to its rousing finale, Peter Weir’s film is a salute to inspiration itselfTo appreciate the cultural impact of Peter Weir’s 1989 coming-of-age classic, Dead Poets Society, one need only note that for a whole generat...
2019-07-16 13:51

House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump. The post House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaini...
2019-06-10 18:51

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
2019-07-02 14:34

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
2019-07-02 22:34

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
2019-07-03 22:00

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
2019-07-03 09:34

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying California state lawmakers. Those lawmakers later confirmed that the duo were there to advocate against SB 27...
2019-06-13 21:17

THE US TELEHEALTH MARKET: The market, drivers, threats, and opportunities for incumbents and newcomers Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.  Telehealth — the use of mobile t...
2019-07-04 12:51

The US smart home market is finally entering the mass market after overcoming the chasm it sat in for the last few years BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The US smart home market has still yet to meet the ...
2019-05-28 01:00

The 2019 stock market is starting to feel like the 2008 stock market Wall Street's mood swings are starting to feel eerily similar to the months before the implosion of Lehman Brothers set off the 2008 financial meltdown, according to a market strategist....
2019-06-06 19:34

Wholesale Inflation Eases To 2.02% in June Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 1.33 per cent compared to a buildup rate of 2.41 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year....
2019-07-16 06:17

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
2019-05-21 14:32

Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing: Bullard Further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, even if economic growth maintains its momentum, James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 07:51

Fed Re-Examines Its Own Ability to Control Inflation: What Next? Why does the Fed keep missing its inflation "target"? Here's a clue: $10 Trillion in debt outstanding. See what this looks like, in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-21 15:34

Powell: unemployment, inflation relationship gone Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday before the Senate Banking Committee that very low unemployment rates no longer necessarily push up inflation. (July 11)       ...
2019-07-11 20:34

Inflation Showed Signs of Life in April U.S. inflation picked up in April after a very weak start to the year, a development that could help to ease Federal Reserve officials’ recent concerns about tepid price pressures....
2019-05-31 20:00

U.S. Inflation Continues Recovery but Remains Below Fed Target Inflation continued to recover in May from a sharp slowdown earlier this year, a trend that could ease the Federal Reserve’s worries about weak price pressures while potentially tempering investors’ hopes for an interest-rate cut next month....
2019-06-28 19:34

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase by 2.6% for this fiscal year. The forecast takes into consideration the average relative price of goo...
2019-05-28 19:34

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
2019-06-12 19:17

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
2019-06-12 21:51

Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-12 21:34

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either side....
2019-06-27 23:51

U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's view that the benign price pressures were largely because of temporary factors....
2019-05-30 21:34

If Hollywood adjusted its highest-grossing films for inflation, this would be the top 10 There's a reason the film industry doesn't measure the success of modern movies against those of the past — movie ticket inflation isn't an exact science....
2019-07-22 17:51

Hollywood's 10 top-grossing films ever, adjusted for inflation Is 'Avengers: Endgame' all that? These would be the 10 highest-grossing films if Hollywood recalculated the box office based on modern ticket prices.       ...
2019-07-23 01:00

RBI Raises Retail Inflation Forecast To 3-3.1% For First Half Of 2019-20 In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
2019-06-06 11:17

Inflation remains weak in eurozone as ECB mulls stimulus FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Annual inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro remained stuck at 1.2% in June, well below their central bank’s goal despite years of stimulus policies. The official figure released Friday by the EU statistics a...
2019-06-28 11:17

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
2019-05-31 16:00

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
2019-06-28 21:17

U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
2019-05-31 21:51

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
2019-06-14 18:17

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation feeds Fed bets World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a barely visible rise in U.S. inflation kept up talk of an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 15:51

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and a half years, government figures showed Thursday....
2019-07-11 22:51

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
2019-07-12 03:17

Asia shares drift lower, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets took a step back on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 07:00

Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects Atlanta Fed leader Raphael Bostic declined to say what he wants to see the U.S. central bank do with its short-term rate target at the end of the month but indicated he isn’t currently worried about inflation levels....
2019-07-12 06:17

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant prices and rising build costs....
2019-06-11 15:34

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 11:00

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones....
2019-05-21 22:00

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a month earlier, the Labor Department said....
2019-06-11 18:34

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "close" to its inflation target and three others warning the weak price increases posed major risks the F...
2019-06-21 20:00

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity select sectors....
2019-06-11 19:34

Global shares snap seven-day winning streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 12:51

Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target....
2019-06-12 14:00

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
2019-06-13 16:00

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
2019-05-30 20:00

WRAPUP 2-U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
2019-05-31 20:51

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to lower its short-term rate target....
2019-06-11 11:34

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
2019-06-13 19:00

UK inflation falls back to target ahead of rate decision LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain dipped in May, back to the Bank of England’s target, amid lower air fares and car prices. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were up 2% in the yea...
2019-06-19 12:51

Two Fed policymakers sound inflation alarm, call for rate cuts Two U.S. central bankers on Friday sounded the alarm on sluggish U.S. inflation and called for immediate action in response, in what amounted to a broadside against the slim majority of Federal Reserve policymakers who are disinclined to support inte...
2019-06-21 17:34

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices in the...
2019-05-22 11:51

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
2019-07-08 21:51

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
2019-06-28 18:34

St. Louis Fed Chief Says Interest Rate May Be Cut to Meet Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the U.S. central bank may need to lower its short-term interest-rate target if inflation doesn’t appear on track to rise back to desired levels....
2019-05-22 20:17

Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2% in June thanks to gas price drop Inflation is right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target, meaning there's no pressure for the central bank to increase or cut interest rates based on consumer prices....
2019-07-18 01:17

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures pare gains after inflation data U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Thursday after U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June, dimming hopes for an aggressive interest cut by the Federal Reserve this month....
2019-07-11 15:51

Fed's Evans: Rate Cuts Needed to Defend Fed's Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said in a television interview Tuesday the U.S. central bank needs to lower its short-term rate target to defend its 2% inflation target....
2019-07-16 23:00

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
2019-07-12 17:51

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
2019-07-13 15:51

Wholesale Price Index Inflation Eases To Near 2 Year Low At 2.02% In June Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 per cent in June, helped by decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items,......
2019-07-15 10:17

Loonie rallies as hotter inflation clips rate cut bets The Canadian dollar strengthened to a five-day high against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, as investors reduced bets on a Bank of Canada interest rate cut this year after domestic data showing greater-than-expected inflation....
2019-06-19 16:51

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectations, but the departing ECB chief will struggle to calm market fears of Japan-style economic stagnatio...
2019-06-20 08:51

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
2019-07-08 17:51

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
2019-07-14 13:17

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percen...
2019-06-30 08:51

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over IMF-backed taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
2019-07-14 12:34

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted. The post US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted appe...
2019-06-12 16:00

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation....
2019-06-07 19:00

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing press ready for the next economic slide....
2019-06-03 01:00

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about ...
2019-05-24 09:51

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow The European Commission lowered its estimates on Wednesday for euro zone growth and inflation, saying uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
2019-07-10 14:17

FOREX-Euro dips on report on ECB inflation goal, dollar flat The euro dipped on Thursday following a report the European Central Bank staff is studying a potential change to its inflation goal, while the dollar was little changed amid bets the Federal R...
2019-07-18 18:00

Brazil c.bank chief says reforms create benign inflation outlook -TV interview Brazil central bank president Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by the lower house of Congress of an overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
2019-07-12 06:00

Trump touts low inflation moments after his onetime Fed pick argued for a rate cut to boost it "The Fed has to cut rates because prices have been falling and once those prices stabilize you just stop cutting rates," says the onetime Trump Fed pick....
2019-06-11 16:34

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
2019-06-11 22:34

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
2019-06-06 08:00

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
2019-07-05 04:00

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
2019-07-12 16:51

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame. The post US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-28 16:34

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
2019-06-12 15:34

Producer price index for June shows smallest rise in business inflation in over 2 years The main gauge that measures business prices in the United States recorded a small increase for the month of June -- which capped the smallest annual inflation rise in more than two years, the Labor Department said....
2019-07-12 20:17

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
2019-06-17 14:17

UPDATE 1-Turkey's annual consumer price inflation falls to 15.72% in June, matches forecast Turkey's consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high base effect, giving the central bank more room to cut rates in coming months....
2019-07-03 11:51

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
2019-05-24 04:17

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has several hundred applicants. Don’t believe me? Just go to LinkedIn and sear...
2019-07-21 05:34

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already started thinking about booking flights....
2019-06-28 09:34

Some GE Factories Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
2019-07-10 16:00

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
2019-06-18 21:17

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
2019-07-12 06:00

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
2019-07-12 13:51

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity The U.N.'s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to join the celebration....
2019-06-10 15:17

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought th...
2019-07-12 18:51

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tel...
2019-06-11 05:51

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
2019-06-13 22:00

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of the upcoming La...
2019-05-23 05:34

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of...
2019-05-23 03:51

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
2019-07-19 04:17

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for allegedly molesting dozens of teenage girls. (July ...
2019-07-09 19:00

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
2019-07-17 17:17

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice...
2019-06-06 09:51

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
2019-07-19 04:00

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying Americ...
2019-06-10 19:01

U.S. first-quarter unit labor costs revised down sharply U.S. unit labor costs were weaker than initially thought in the first quarter and costs declined in the prior period, suggesting inflation could remain moderate for a while....
2019-06-06 15:00

New York Farmers Bruised by Increased Labor Costs New York farmers say they are straining under increased costs as a worker shortage has forced them to use a federal visa program to bring in temporary agricultural workers from other countries....
2019-06-24 10:01

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
2019-06-13 02:17

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labor Day holiday: Friday......
2019-05-23 21:34

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are...
2019-07-08 10:51

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
2019-07-09 19:00

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr tell The Associated Press they are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years       ...
2019-06-23 23:34

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls....
2019-07-10 11:51

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
2019-07-12 18:34

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with over...
2019-07-13 00:34

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
2019-06-18 02:17

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observ...
2019-05-23 19:17

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance...
2019-05-23 08:00

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
2019-05-23 23:00

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
2019-06-21 17:51

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement. Delegates exchanged hugs, applaude...
2019-06-21 16:51

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
2019-06-28 14:00

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a former federal prosecutor and called Epstein's cri...
2019-07-09 20:51

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian beauty Hannah Polites, 28, posted the snap which appeared to show that she and husband Grant Small, a...
2019-06-05 00:51

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that ...
2019-07-11 20:00

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®), Bats U.S. e...
2019-05-21 18:00

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as t...
2019-07-11 00:34

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staff by surprise, and, according to a staff writer wh...
2019-05-23 22:17

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal prosecutor handled a decade-old sex abuse case against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
2019-07-09 18:17

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
2019-07-19 07:17

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
2019-07-19 06:17

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
2019-07-03 03:00

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
2019-07-19 02:17

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble for corporate profit margins and the share prices t...
2019-06-10 20:51

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)       ...
2019-06-18 03:00

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 13:34

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the situation violated international law....
2019-07-19 05:51

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
2019-07-16 20:01

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
2019-07-05 19:00

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in America. And what is he doing now? He’s lending his name to a billionaire-funded astroturf group that ai...
2019-07-23 00:17

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisco...
2019-07-12 18:00

Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia Has Strong Antiregulation Record n Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regulation of business....
2019-07-19 20:17

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
2019-06-07 05:00

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to...
2019-07-19 03:17

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
2019-06-14 17:17

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
2019-07-12 19:17

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU...
2019-05-21 16:17

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade a...
2019-07-12 17:17

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
2019-06-06 23:34

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's official launch. Now the company has revealed that it has already scheduled the new game's first fan...
2019-06-29 06:00

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
2019-05-21 20:34

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
2019-07-23 01:51

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his resignation over the lenient 2008 plea deal he cut ...
2019-07-09 03:51

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09 14:51

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcost...
2019-07-09 16:01

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling ...
2019-07-09 17:34

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09 22:00

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
2019-06-03 04:00

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
2019-07-10 20:00

Labor Secretary Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended himself Wednesday against charges that he mishandled a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, refused to apologize to the accused perv’s victims and pointed the finger...
2019-07-10 21:51

Trump labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday to address the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, the Labor Department said in a statement....
2019-07-10 19:00

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Baseball....
2019-07-20 05:34

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
2019-07-18 04:00

Perry Co. woman pleads guilty to forced labor scheme involving kids PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Perry County woman has admitted to allowing her boyfriend to force her children to work instead of going to school, under threat of severe punishment. Officials said 33-year-old Tiffany Walsh pleaded guilty Friday...
2019-06-30 19:00

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein d...
2019-07-10 21:34

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
2019-07-01 11:51

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
2019-07-11 02:51

Senators call on DHS to crack down on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by ...
2019-07-16 22:00

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
2019-07-09 23:00

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta but says will look at matter amid Epstein case President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-09 19:00

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to be willing to leave Pizzella in place for the fores...
2019-07-15 23:34

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions....
2019-07-12 12:00

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, ...
2019-07-12 20:17

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-09 20:51

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
2019-07-12 17:34

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he...
2019-07-12 17:51

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor Blocking Ivory Coast cocoa as well as the chocolate produced from it would have broad effects on the U.S. chocolate and cocoa industry. The West African country produces roughly a third of the world’s supply....
2019-07-17 05:34

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
2019-05-29 22:00

Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
2019-07-19 05:51

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with the company in hopes of averting a strike....
2019-05-31 01:17

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn ...
2019-07-19 07:17

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, af...
2019-07-10 15:51

Tony Burke floats Green New Deal-style approach to Labor's climate policy Shadow environment minister says ALP can’t keep pushing a market mechanism to reduce emissions nor could it ‘give up’ on tackling crisisThe shadow environment minister, Tony Burke, has declared Labor can no longer pursue a climate policy based on a m...
2019-05-23 08:17

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their political bases....
2019-07-12 12:00

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exclusively sold at Marshall’s....
2019-07-19 22:51

Trump 'feels badly' for labor secretary amid calls for resignation over Epstein case Alexander Acosta accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking, escape justice 10 years ago by securing a plea dealDonald Trump on Monday defended his labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, from accusations that he helped Jeffrey Epste...
2019-07-10 08:51

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-12 17:34

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Protesters gather outside Detroit Golf Club over labor dispute Protesters gathered at Detroit Golf Club on Wednesday in the wake of an ongoing labor dispute. The Rocket Mortgage Classic begins Thursday.        ...
2019-06-27 21:51

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
2019-07-12 17:51

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he will be stepping down over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges....
2019-07-12 17:34

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
2019-07-16 10:17

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 y...
2019-07-11 03:01

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
2019-07-10 18:00

UPDATE 3-Labor dispute at Canada's biggest port stalls shipping as workers locked out Longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, were locked out on Thursday in a labor dispute over technology changes, potentially grinding most shipping there to a halt....
2019-05-30 20:00

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was then being investigated under suspicion of sex...
2019-07-09 11:34

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and thousands of job cuts and cost reductions as the industry prepares for an expected economic downturn....
2019-07-15 19:34

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
2019-07-20 02:17

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a controversial non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex traffic...
2019-07-11 00:34

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
2019-07-09 20:34

Japan to tighten export rules for tech materials to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
2019-07-01 03:51

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
2019-07-01 06:51

Eugene Scalia, Trump's labor nominee, frustrated Obama's agenda with mastery of legal minutiae President Trump’s nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department would put one of the private-sector attorneys most responsible for frustrating the Obama administration’s labor policy agenda in charge of the current administration’s agenda....
2019-07-20 10:34

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.55pm BST The House has just voted to limit Trump’s...
2019-07-12 20:17

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
2019-07-12 21:51

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
2019-06-06 06:17

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
2019-07-19 16:34

West African countries plan to hike cocoa prices, citing “injustice” in chocolate industry. Can they reduce child labor? The world’s leading cocoa producers, Ghana and Ivory Coast, are joining together in an attempt to raise the commodity’s price, a move government officials say will boost farmer incomes, reduce the incidence of child labor and give West African farmer...
2019-07-02 13:51

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.       ...
2019-07-10 23:34

NGO's softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories Transparentem didn’t rush to expose abuses at five factories and shame their western customers – instead it asked the companies to work with the factories to fix the problemsThe 18-month investigation unearthed serious abuses at five apparel factorie...
2019-06-22 14:34

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia, son of Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia, as labor secretary Reuters President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with ...
2019-07-20 00:34

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
2019-07-19 02:51

'Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history': Former Florida state's attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame for financier Jeffrey Epstein's lenient sentence on the State Attorney's office, saying Acosta's "re...
2019-07-11 12:34

The Fed Follows the Market Yet Again This article from Financial Forecast co-editors Steven Hochberg and Pete Kendall explains why the Fed DOES NOT drive interest rates. See the crystal-clear facts and evidence that uncovers the truth behind this common misconception....
2019-05-21 20:34

What you need to know before getting into housing market Home buyers aren't rushing into the housing market. Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss what's holding them back....
2019-05-30 00:00

UK new car market declines again in May A 4.6% year-on-year fall in registrations was recorded as diesel declined for the 26th consecutive month Britain’s new car market continued its negative trend in May in the face of continued political instability, a fall in consumer confidence and ...
2019-06-05 13:17

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s shouldn’t reassure us about how bad it could get....
2019-06-13 19:51

Have your first $1,000 to invest? Don't even think about the stock market Looking for a hot stock tip to get started on growing your wealth? Have your first $1,000 to invest in the market but not sure where to put it? Here's the only answer that makes sense....
2019-05-29 21:00

The Bond Market Is Trying to Tell Us Something (Worry) Bond yields, the yield curve, inflation expectations, Fed-rate predictions. The bond market might seem indecipherable but it’s full of important clues about the economy....
2019-05-30 17:17

How to Capitalize on Market Corrections Market corrections can be a great place to jump in, or even add to your position -- and be ready to capitalize on the resumption of the trend. But how do you know when a correction might end? You'll get your answers in this short video....
2019-06-28 03:51

Fed's Evans: The market is seeing something 'that I haven't seen yet' At a time when markets are anticipating at least two interest rate cuts before the end of 2019, Evans did not commit to any further loosening of policy....
2019-06-04 15:51

Ron Insana: There's much more this market should be worried about than just the trade war So, its not just the trade war that is providing bricks in the market's "wall of worry." It's many things all occurring in the run-up to the 2020 presidential elections in the U.S....
2019-05-30 17:51

BMW joins electric scooter market BMW has joined Volkswagen in launching an electric scooter. The 799-euro ($890) scooter is similar to those offered by sharing services Bird Rides and LimeBike....
2019-05-24 19:51

Here's how the red-hot IPO market can continue to burn bright Wall Street has IPO fever, and Renaissance Capital principal Kathleen Smith says healthy demand for these upstarts should keep the market red-hot this year....
2019-06-18 16:17

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) fund as the sector seeks to diversify funding sources and drive portfolio growth....
2019-06-17 23:51

Three things could cause a 'second wave' in the market sell-off The combination of mounting recession fears, bets on a more cautious Fed and a regular uptick in market volatility could spell more losses, writes Nomura....
2019-05-24 18:34

India's Bond Market Could Benefit From Some Sin While governments in emerging markets have spent decades developing domestic bond markets, the finance ministry of the world’s second-most populous nation is turning to foreign-currency debt. Strangely, that might not be a bad idea....
2019-07-09 10:17

Bugatti Says Its New Car Will Have a Body 'Which is Not Today on the Market' But What Could That Be? Bugatti, a maker of rapidly-moving motor carriages targeted at people who could also afford to buy, say, a locomotive if they so chose, revealed, via an interview with their president, Stephan Winkelmann, that an upcoming next Bugatti would have a bo...
2019-05-21 17:00

There's a 'self-correcting' force in the oil market: Strategist Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments says he expects oil prices to move higher, but "not in a material way" because U.S. producers can increase production in response to high prices....
2019-06-14 10:00

Why Boeing was up in the pre-market on news it will take $5B charge Boeing was up in the pre-market despite its plan to take a $4.9 billion charge to compensate their customers affected by the 737 Max. CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" discusses what this means for the stock....
2019-07-19 18:34

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
2019-06-03 22:34

Owl Rock's IPO Boosts Niche Market Asset manager Owl Rock’s business development company, with a valuation of about $6 billion, highlights the growth potential for private debt markets as institutional investors expand to remote corners of Wall Street....
2019-07-20 02:51

Is the stock market closed for Memorial Day? U.S. stock and bond markets are closed on Monday to observe Memorial Day. Foreign financial markets will be open.        ...
2019-05-25 02:51

This buyback-focused ETF is beating the market—here's how TrimTabs' All-Cap U.S. Free-Cash Flow exchange-traded fund is beating the market this year by focusing on high-quality buyback programs, says its manager....
2019-06-29 21:17

DoubleLine's Gundlach: Fed doing 'what the bond market says - with a lag' Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of Doubleline Capital, said on Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is doing "what the bond market says - with a lag."...
2019-06-19 23:00

Understanding China’s ‘One-Way Bet’ Property Market The history of China’s housing market is short by global standards, since private home ownership only began in 1998. But what a two decades it’s been. Home prices have skyrocketed, creating a mentality that real estate is a one-way bet. The governmen...
2019-05-29 16:51

At $23,900, Does This Grey Market 2001 Audi S3 Have You Seeing Red? There’s something intrinsically rewarding about having something few others can share. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe S3 is claimed to be one of only five in the entire U.S., which makes it as exclusive as can be. Does that fact mean it should be a...
2019-06-11 14:51

FX: Drawing a line under market movements Stop-loss orders have proved their worth again in 2018, protecting retail FX traders in particular from increased volatility in emerging market currencies....
2019-05-21 18:17

Slack going public in a red-hot IPO market, with a twist Workplace messaging firm Slack is about to go public in a red-hot IPO market, but it's approach to going public--using a "direct listing"--is slightly different than an IPO....
2019-06-20 14:51

Two risks that could surprise the market in the second half While Wall Street focuses on U.S.-China trade war dangers, Medley Global Advisors' Ben Emons sees two risks making a comeback in the year's second half....
2019-07-01 02:17

The Market Wasn't Surprised by What the Fed Didn't Do Who (or what) drives interest rates? Most investors, the financial media and Wall Street assume "the Fed does." Now see the crystal-clear facts and evidence that show otherwise....
2019-05-21 15:34

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, user...
2019-06-12 00:34

30 years of capital market progress Asia Pacific used to be an afterthought for global banks, but thanks to China, it is now one of the world’s most important financial regions. Where once bond and loan bankers might do 20 deals a year, now that’s a week’s work. And billion-dollar IPOs...
2019-06-28 12:00

Is the stock market closed July 4th? U.S. stocks and bond markets are closed Thursday for July 4th and will close early on Wednesday. Foreign financial markets will be open.       ...
2019-07-03 04:17

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model....
2019-07-16 02:17

Huawei's sales dropped 30% in one key market following US ban A large drop in sales for Huawei as a direct result of its US ban has been reported multiple times over the course of the past week. Throughout the process, however, the company has remained pretty quiet. But speaking at a press conference held in Ma...
2019-05-29 18:00

This cheap ruggedised tablet is probably the best on the market Leading ruggedised smartphone maker Blackview has unveiled what it calls the world’s largest rugged mobile, the BV6100. With a 6.88-inch display, it is within touching distance of popular non-rugged tablets like the Amazon Fire 7 when it ...
2019-07-15 17:17

Xiaomi wants to dominate the smartphone market with Redmi's help The Redmi Note 7International markets are becoming increasingly more important to Xiaomi. And in an interview with Sina Tech, the CEO of Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi, Lu Weibing, did nothing to hide this fact and openly detailed the company’s plans for g...
2019-06-01 01:34

The market has been going straight up in 2019 — here's why the second half could be a 'grind' The bull market celebrated its 10-year anniversary with one of its strongest first halves on record, but the second half of 2019 could present some turbulence for the market....
2019-07-02 01:00

Netflix raises prices in another major market Just months after Netflix announced its biggest price increase ever for US subscribers, The Guardian reports that the UK is getting a similar bump starting this week. As was the case for the US in January, this is the first time that prices for the s...
2019-05-31 21:34

G20 energy ministers to collaborate to keep market stability Energy ministers from the Group of 20 major economies have shared concerns over attacks on tankers in the Gulf and will collaborate to maintain stability in the oil market, Japan's Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Saturday....
2019-06-15 16:01

The stock market is inches away from a new high and the Fed could push it over the top The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down....
2019-06-18 23:17

Painting bought at market for under $300 may be a legit Picasso Most yard sales have old VHS tapes and ceramic figurines, but maybe you’re just luckier when you’re shopping out of the trunks of cars.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

‘They’re gentrifying it’: big money muscles in on the cannabis market At the Cannabis Europa conference this week, business interests will be well represented – to the dismay of veteran campaignersLater this week at London’s Southbank Centre, hundreds of people – mainly men, mainly suited – will gather in a lecture hal...
2019-06-23 17:51

All eyes on Fed as stock market pines for rate cut The Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week is shaping up as a pivotal one for Wall Street, with stocks primed for a selloff should the Fed fail to take an even more dovish tilt after policymakers raised expectations for a rate cut in recent ...
2019-06-14 22:00

ITG acquisition seen bolstering Virtu’s place in FX market Analysts believe Virtu Financial’s acquisition of ITG is largely a positive development for customers of both firms and the wider FX market, despite lingering concerns over access to institutional customer data....
2019-05-21 18:17

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
2019-07-18 17:17

CarMax record Q1 illustrates used-car market strength CarMax retailed 224,268 used vehicles, a 13 percent spike, during its first quarter. Same-store used-vehicle sales rose 9.5 percent compared with a dip of 2.3 percent in the year-ago period....
2019-06-21 21:51

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gestures at the men butchering meat and cooking it over hot coals behind his back. “What have you learned...
2019-07-10 07:51

Market conditions blamed as £3.3bn London IPO suspended Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has suspended plans for a £3.3bn London stock market flotation of its subsidiary ReAssure, blaming "heightened caution" among investors....
2019-07-11 11:00

Why Target Date Funds Dominate The 401(k) Market Target Date Funds are soaring in popularity but they can vary widely. Here are some tips for investors looking to invest in one of the hottest growing areas of investing....
2019-05-21 15:51

Here's who will get rich from Slack's stock market debut Accel's public market debut on Thursday will generate billions for venture firm Accel and healthy returns for Andreessen Horowitz and Social Capital...
2019-06-20 01:51

Loan Market Splits Between 'Haves and Have-Nots' Some lower-rated businesses are being forced to pay up to complete new debt offerings even as others attract robust demand for their bonds and loans, a sign the debt market is bifurcating at a time of increased uncertainty about the economic outlook....
2019-06-17 23:00

ECB's policy message well understood by market: Visco Investors have understood the European Central Bank's latest policy message "very well", ECB policymaker Ignazio Visco said on Sunday when asked about a rise in the euro despite the possibility of new monetary easing....
2019-06-09 12:34

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a top grade to a unit of the country’s largest bank....
2019-07-11 12:34

Kate Spade’s Manhattan apartment goes on the market The Upper East Side co-op where fashion icon Kate Spade ended her life more than a year ago is on the market for $6.35 million, sources said. The late designer and her widower Andy Spade bought the 3,000 square-foot, third-floor pad in 1999 for $2.67...
2019-06-20 02:51

Almost ALL Stock Market Reversals Exhibit This One Trait Elliott Wave International analysts study more than 100 indicators. Among them are indicators which provide insights into the stock market's momentum. Take a look at this revealing chart......
2019-07-09 20:51

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market MOSCOW (AP) — Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market, at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s agenda. Wealthy individuals like Roman Babichev are filling the gap by brin...
2019-06-02 13:34

Chewy Shares Surge in Market Debut Shares of Chewy opened above its initial-public-offering price as the online pet-products retailer made its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange....
2019-06-14 18:17

Your "Single Most Reliable Indicator" for Market Turns This indicator helps to keep you ahead of turns in stocks, bonds, gold, oil and other financial markets. Learn about it, and see two bond charts which provide a historic example of how this "reliable" signal works......
2019-05-21 15:34

Jackie O’s island getaway hits the market for $65M AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — The Martha’s Vineyard estate of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is on the market for $65 million. Red Gate Farm in Aquinnah on the Massachusetts island was a sheep farm and hunting cabin when Kennedy Onassis ...
2019-06-28 17:34

The Art Market Is Exploding. Meet the Dealers Who Lit the Fuse. A dishy look at the art world’s most powerful gallerists — including Larry Gagosian and David Zwirner — “Boom,” by Michael Shnayerson, recounts how artworks became multimillion-dollar commodities....
2019-05-22 21:17

India PC Market Shrinks 8 Percent in Q1, HP Leads: IDC With a market share of 28.1 percent in the first quarter of 2019, HP maintained its leadership position in the Indian personal computing (PC) market, IDC said...
2019-05-23 21:17

Lance Bass’s old condo is back on the market for $2.5M The former Chelsea Mercantile home of Lance Bass, best known as a member of the hit ’90s boy band NSYNC, is back on the market for $2.5 million. The seller is Ellen Kroner, AMC Network’s ex-chief communications officer, who worked on shows like “Mad ...
2019-06-13 11:17

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
2019-05-27 21:51

The market now thinks the Fed will cut rates twice by late January Futures trading indicated a 63% chance of a September cut and a 62% probability of another easing in January, according to the CME's FedWatch tool....
2019-05-29 23:34

Forecast Sees U.S. Warehousing Market Cooling Down In the next three years, the rate of annual demand growth likely will decline to a little below 0.9%, nearly half the level of 2018, according to a forecast released Thursday by the Deloitte Center for Financial Services....
2019-05-30 17:00

What Is the Greatest Farmers' Market Stand in Your City? It’s prime season for farmers’ markets: local tomatoes, avocados, blueberries, corn, all the best produce in the Northern Hemisphere. But my favorite greenmarket stand is the one that sells lamb meat and wool. (It took me a little while to make the c...
2019-07-08 17:34

Freight Market Shifts into Lower Gear Sagging prices and mixed economic signals are casting a cloud over the U.S. freight market as bad weather and trade concerns bog down the spring shipping season....
2019-05-24 17:17

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....
2019-06-12 08:51

Second-Quarter Earnings to Test Soaring Market The next test for the highflying stock market begins this week as companies kick off reporting what could be their biggest quarterly profit contraction in three years....
2019-07-14 13:00

Stocks Surge on China's New Nasdaq-Like Market The country’s new market for homegrown technology companies opened with a bang, with stocks doubling, tripling or more than quadrupling in value on its first day....
2019-07-22 15:17

PSA Sales Slide On Emerging-Market Setbacks French carmaker PSA Group's vehicle sales fell 12.8% in the first half as emerging markets weighed on its overseas business, challenging the trajectory of the Peugeot manufacturer's recovery....
2019-07-15 17:00

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, which will affect the used-vehicle market....
2019-05-25 12:00

This Simple Bar Pattern Can Tip You Off to Major Reversals in Any Market What's your favorite reversal indicator? Is there something you look for on a price chart that tips you off to a major trend change? Bestselling author, Jeffrey Kennedy, shares one of his favorite bar patterns that does just that. He shows you an exa...
2019-06-14 06:34

Fairway Market Opens a Cooking School The Cooking Place, on the second floor of its flagship Upper West Side location, will host a variety of classes, covering topics like Chinese takeout and knife skills....
2019-06-10 22:34

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground tra...
2019-05-22 16:17

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Reasons to Fear a b-A.I.-r Market You name the industry -- from cyber-security to healthcare, telecom to transportation, big data to... baby diapers! -- high growth companies across the globe are investing in Artificial Intelligence technology at an astounding rate. But could there b...
2019-05-21 23:34

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
2019-06-05 01:17

If the Fed Cuts, History Provides Guide to Market Impact The consensus view is that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon as a form of insurance against persistently low inflation. Fed behavior patterns from previous years hold lessons now for investors....
2019-06-13 19:51

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
2019-05-29 01:00

Market High from Trump-Xi Trade Truce May Not Last A number of assets are likely to react positively to the outcome of this weekend’s trade talks between the U.S and China, but financial markets may not be quite as exuberant as investors digest the longer-term implications of the meeting....
2019-06-29 20:00

Speed restrictions give FX market participants the hump Speed bumps appear to be gathering favour among stock exchanges, but their potential to level the playing field in the FX market is tempered by concerns around transparency and the impact on trading costs....
2019-05-21 18:17

Beware of Tremors in China's Commercial Property Market Things are getting worse in the Chinese commercial property market. Given the fragility of China’s opaque financial system, investors would be wise to keep an eye on the situation....
2019-06-20 12:17

How to Forecast a "Years-Long Bear Market" in Commodities In this interview with Dana Weeks, Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy gives the big-picture details of an even bigger forecast in commodities ... back in 2011....
2019-05-21 14:39

How to market uber-luxury travel to the super wealthy CEO of Half Moon Bay Antigua, William Anderson, explains to CNBC's James Wright how to sell $25M plots to the super rich, when the resort hasn't even been built....
2019-06-01 07:51

Brussels blocks Swiss bourses' access to EU market The European Commission will not propose an extension of the equivalence regime that allows Swiss exchanges to access EU investors, effectively ending it as of July 1, an EU diplomat told Reuters on Friday....
2019-06-21 18:17

‘Sopranos’ house hits the market with a starting price of $3.4M This New Jersey home was fit for a Soprano — but it won’t cost you a song. For a starting price of $3.4 million, fans of the hit HBO series “The Sopranos” — whose premiere turned 20 in January — can own a big piece of show history. The roughly 5,600-...
2019-06-01 01:51

Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. economy's health, is struggling....
2019-06-01 04:01

New "CBOE Options Hub" Designed For Active Market Participants CHICAGO, IL - April 8, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today launched its new "CBOE Options Hub" (www.cboeoptionshub.com) -- a comprehensive platform designed to be the "hub" of CBOE's industry-leading social media program and the d...
2019-05-23 19:17

Talking money with Suzy Welch: 'You don't have to be an expert to get into the market' Investing is a great way to grow your money, but the fear of not knowing enough about the market and losing money tends to scare people off. But life management expert Suzy Welch says you don't need to be an expert to win big....
2019-05-21 20:51

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
2019-05-22 18:17

Why India’s Troubled Shadow Banks Spook the Market India’s $42 billion shadow-banking system has been creaking since one of the country’s biggest infrastructure lenders unexpectedly halted debt repayments in 2018. Investor nerves were rattled again in June when a major mortgage lender delayed bond in...
2019-07-02 13:51

Sources: Grizz explore trade market for Iguodala The Grizzlies do not intend to give forward Andre Iguodala a buyout before the season and are actively exploring the trade market for the former Finals MVP, league sources told ESPN....
2019-07-04 12:51

Big Banks' Trading Desks Suffer Despite Market Rally Three big U.S. banks say their trading revenue was on track to fall roughly 5% in the second quarter from a year earlier despite a rebound in stocks in 2019....
2019-06-29 01:51

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, including the ownership of data....
2019-07-03 17:51

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe amid struggling car market Six of company’s 24 European factories will close by end of 2020 under the plansThe US vehicle maker Ford plans to cut 12,000 jobs across Europe as it tries to turn around the struggling business in a European car market forecast to shrink this year ...
2019-06-30 19:34

Google Stadia is forgetting one key market: mobile gamers When Google Stadia was launched, it seemed like it could transform mobile gaming from a realm of basic puzzle games and mixed ports, to a genuine competitor to console gaming – but perhaps we should have waited for more information before gett...
2019-06-30 19:34

Deutsche Telekom first to market in Germany with limited 5G rollout Deutsche Telekom stole a march on its competitors by announcing a limited rollout of 5G services in its German home market on Wednesday, targeting urban users with the high-speed mobile technology....
2019-07-03 13:17

IDC: Apple still led wearables market in Q1 2019, but Huawei grew 282% Apple maintained its top position in the wearables market for the first quarter of this year, but now relies at least as much on AirPods as on Watches.Read More...
2019-05-30 18:34

Barkindo confident OPEC+ can achieve oil market stability OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said on Monday he is confident that OPEC+ members will succeed in balancing oil production to guarantee market stability, Kuwait state news agency (KUNA) quoted him as saying....
2019-07-01 16:51

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a strong dollar, rising inflation and softer......
2019-07-02 15:34

Cramer: The market is giving Boeing the benefit of the doubt CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" discusses Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's latest comments on the Ethiopian Airlines crash and what he plans for the company going forward....
2019-05-31 04:51

Investors continue four-week retreat from U.S. stock market Investors continued a four-week long retreat from the U.S. stock market last week by unloading a net of nearly $9.6 billion in assets from domestic mutual and exchange-traded funds, according to data......
2019-05-22 21:34

Chevron says new U.S. tariffs may impair development of Mexican market Oil giant Chevron Corp said on Friday the imposition of new tariffs may lead to retaliation by Mexico impairing the development of that nation's recently opened market for imports of U.S. gasoline and diesel....
2019-05-31 21:51

The market is full to the brim with brilliant big data SIM only deals right now For those looking to invest in a brand new big data SIM only deal, you're pretty much spoilt for choice right now. In fact, with so many impressive offers, dare we say it is one of the best SIMO line-ups we've ever seen? Dare, we shall.With...
2019-06-21 18:34

Samsung to Launch 3 New Tablets in Indian Market Next Week Samsung is set to launch Galaxy Tab S5e in the Rs. 35,000-Rs. 40,000 price range, Galaxy Tab A10.1 in the Rs. 15,000-Rs. 20,000 range, and Galaxy Tab A8 around Rs. 10,000 early next week....
2019-06-21 20:51

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
2019-06-22 04:34

"Outright Insanity" on Display in the Global Bond Market Our Global Market Perspective has noted that "we've seen some bizarre behavior among bond market participants in recent years, but the current thirst to buy [these] debt instruments wins the prize." Find out what the Global Market Perspective is talk...
2019-05-21 14:32

Buoyant U.S. stocks at odds with downbeat market signals Even as record highs this week in the major U.S. stock indexes telegraph confidence on Wall Street, caution abounds in other U.S. markets, where falling bond yields and flailing small-cap stocks indicate investors are torn about where to place bets....
2019-07-06 03:51

VW piles into crowded car-sharing market with all-electric fleet The WeShare offering, which has started in Berlin, could help Volkswagen bolster its push into electric vehicles by making them more visible to consumers....
2019-06-27 18:51

Rental market is heating up, so say goodbye to all those freebies and perks Say goodbye to the gift cards, discounts and free amenities from landlords. With rental demand heating up as home buying cools, rent prices are rising and freebies are vanishing....
2019-05-30 18:34

60 Wall St. taps CBRE to market office space The owners of 60 Wall St. have tapped CBRE to market the tower’s 1.7 million square feet of office space once Deutsche Bank moves out, sources said — a pivotal moment in the 30-year-old tower’s history. The CBRE assignment, which followed what an ins...
2019-05-21 19:17

Vera Wang’s old penthouse back on market for $60K a month Fashion designer Vera Wang’s former penthouse at 35 E. 63rd St. is back on the market as a $60,000-a-month rental — down from its $65,000 asking price in May. Wang lived there from 2015 to 2017, while she was waiting for the renovation of her apartme...
2019-06-27 19:34

BMW CEO Steps Down After a Too Cautious Strategy Loses Market Share Having presided over the German marque for four years, Harald Krueger is stepping down as CEO of BMW. He will not seek an extension of his contract, effective through April of 2020, and the board will meet to discuss finding his successor on July 18t...
2019-07-06 17:17

Oil prices fall as market awaits G20, OPEC meeting Oil prices eased on Friday in a cautious market, as traders eyed a scheduled meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit and next week's OPEC meeting....
2019-06-28 08:17

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
2019-05-22 16:00

Tech's Best Stretch Since 2011 Rejuvenates Market Rally Technology stocks just posted their best five-day stretch in 7½ years, as investors embrace monetary- and trade-policy shifts widely perceived as supporting higher prices....
2019-06-11 12:00

Sketchy $85M ‘trip to space’ apartment yanked from market New York’s most expensive — and phoniest — apartment is history. Listed for $85 million, the penthouse of the Atelier at 635 West 42nd Street had commanded an impressive position on Manhattan’s residential market since 2013. But last week, the New Yo...
2019-06-12 21:51

Britain's 'Big Four' grocers lose market share-Kantar Britain's "Big Four" supermarkets all lost market share in the 12 weeks to May 19, market research company Kantar said, as like-for-like sales flatlined at leader Tesco and fell at Sainsbury's, Asda and Morrisons....
2019-05-29 10:34

China selling US treasuries is not hurting US bond market China’s holdings of US government securities are now the lowest they’ve been in two years at just $1.13 trillion. The Chinese have been selling treasuries that they own and not buying. Theoretically that should hurt the US bond market and cause inter...
2019-05-21 15:17

Worldwide PC Market Bounces Back in Q2 2019: Gartner, IDC After witnessing two quarters of decline, the global PC market grew 1.5 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, showed a preliminary report released by Gartner....
2019-07-12 22:00

Value investments are the cheapest in 30 years, but some market watchers say beware Value-oriented investments are at at the biggest discount ever, according to J.P. Morgan, but some market watchers aren't convinced they're buys....
2019-06-10 13:51

China gears up for Nasdaq-style tech market More than 100 firms have applied to list on the STAR market, which is expected to channel billions to the tech sector. China's past failures at creating its own Nasdaq are prompting some investors to tread with caution....
2019-07-19 16:00

Realme 3 Pro aims to shake up the budget smartphone market There's a new Chinese smartphone manufacturer in the UK, as Oppo-owned Realme has launched its first handset here in the form of the Realme 3 Pro.It promises great speed at a low price, with a Snapdragon 710 chipset, 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 10...
2019-06-05 14:17

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:17

What impact will IoT edge computing have on the data center market? As the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown with more businesses deploying IoT devices, so to as the amount of data these devices create. This data is then sent back to data centers where it can be analyzed and used by organizations. However, what if t...
2019-06-05 14:17

Now the market thinks the Fed could make an even deeper cut to rates later this month Even with better economic data, the market is betting the Fed will now cut interest rates by 50 basis points in July, after dovish comments from two Fed officials Thursday....
2019-07-19 03:17

Market awarded $44M in racism dispute with Oberlin College ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them. The jury in Lorain County, Ohio, awarded David Gibson, son Allyn Gibson and G...
2019-06-13 23:34

Cameron Diaz’s former West Village pad hits market for $4M Actress Cameron Diaz made a killing on this West Village condo, which she bought for $2.95 million in 2008 and sold for $4.25 million in 2016. But the buyer, Noel Pittman, wasn’t so lucky and is now listing the stunning pad for $4 million ̵...
2019-06-14 19:51

How the average American millionaire is managing their money in this market CNBC's latest Millionaire Survey finds that America's wealthy remain confident in stocks and the economy even as trade wars persist and President Trump and the Federal Reserve spar over interest rates....
2019-06-12 19:34

Newzoo: U.S. will overtake China as No. 1 gaming market in 2019 For the first time since 2015, the United States, not China, will lead the $152. billion gaming market, according to research firm Newzoo's latest reportRead More...
2019-06-19 07:34

Hilton Plays Catch-Up in Luxury-Travel Market Hilton Worldwide Holdings plans to open 11 more luxury hotels globally this year as it tries to catch up to its competitors in the growing luxury-travel market....
2019-07-15 07:00

Take a look inside a Charles Manson murder house on the market for $1.98M The house of Leno and LaBianca Rosemary is back on the market almost 50 years after they were murdered by the cult serial killer and his followers.        ...
2019-07-17 16:00

One market analyst says a stock pullback 'may lie directly ahead' Canaccord Genuity's major indicators are approaching levels they were at right prior to or during the market correction in May, suggesting a market pullback is coming....
2019-07-17 00:51

Honeywell Brings Blockchain to Used Aircraft Parts Market The company is using blockchain to shake up the market for used aircraft components, making it easier to check the certification and origin of a part and speeding up transactions....
2019-05-29 09:34

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
2019-07-18 12:34

As craft beer market grows, so do wild flavors Beer is getting weird. At the Strange Brew Festival in Reno, Nevada, this month, visitors could sample a peanut butter and pickle pilsner, a tamale lager and a smoked carrot stout. There was garlic bread beer and a macaroni and cheese pale ale. Brewe...
2019-05-29 08:51

Why Sony still dominates the full-frame camera market Before Canon and Nikon even launched their all-new full-frame mirrorless camera systems, I figured they'd have a tough time against the entrenched leader, Sony. They needed to be very aggressive with the pricing and features, something neither c...
2019-05-27 23:34

Fed's Kaplan Says Rate Cut Could Be Warranted Based on Bond Market Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said he could be convinced by arguments to cut rates based on signals coming from bond markets, even though he hadn’t penciled in any rate cuts this year at the central bank’s June policy meeting....
2019-07-16 20:01

Huawei's phone sales have taken a huge hit in another major market Although Huawei’s US trade ban hasn’t yet affected the company’s ability to deliver existing smartphones to customers, the uncertainty surrounding the current situation has led to a drop in demand for the brand. This is especially noticeable in one o...
2019-06-12 09:17

The Greater the Wealth Gap, the Harder the Stock Market Falls? The more the wealth gap grows, the closer the stock market gets to a major peak. See the evidence for yourself during the previous two times the "gap" grew, and the market hit major long-term highs....
2019-05-21 14:39

Housing market correcting to more sustainable place, says expert Meghan McGarth of Buckingham Research and Skylar Olsen, Zillow director of economic research, join CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to discuss what is happening in the housing market....
2019-06-06 07:17

The Junk Bond Market's Message is Loud and Clear Investor sentiment in the junk-bond market usually correlates with stock market sentiment – and major reversals in both. This chart and commentary provides you with insights....
2019-05-21 15:34

Busy IPO Market Offers Lifeline to Troubled Retailers A thriving market for IPOs is helping ease tensions between a pair of struggling retailers and their lenders, as Neiman Marcus and PetSmart explore selling their e-commerce platforms....
2019-06-12 12:00

Trump tries to shut Huawei out of US market with executive order Enlarge / Customers purchase mobile phones at the Huawei Experience Center on May 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (credit: Getty Images | VCG/Long Wei) The Trump administration yesterday took two actions that could effectively pre...
2019-05-21 17:00

Chewy shares skyrocket in stock market debut Wall Street lapped up Chewy shares as they made their Friday debut on the New York Stock Exchange. The web-based pet food and supplies seller saw its stock jump as much as 88% moments after it opened mid-morning. By 12:35 p.m. ET, investor excitement...
2019-06-15 06:34

The cheapest Google Pixel 3 deal on the market just got even cheaper...somehow Google Pixel 3 deals seem to be that gift that really can't stop giving. First Mobiles.co.uk chucked in a TechRadar exclusive code to lower the price (you're most welcome) and now they have yet again cut the cost down even further, making t...
2019-06-18 13:34

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
2019-06-18 19:51

Warning Lights Are Flashing In China's Money Market Risk aversion in China’s money markets appears to be spreading following defaults on short-term bond repurchase agreements and worries about bank creditworthiness. That could trip up the central bank’s efforts to support growth or cause more systemic...
2019-06-18 21:51

DoubleLine's Gundlach says Fed's 'pivot' is following bond market's lead Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and the most widely followed bond investor, said the Federal Reserve's dovish turn in its policy statement on Wednesday took its lead from the......
2019-06-20 00:17

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market Airbus' defence division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar programme there, Airbus Defence and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters....
2019-06-18 21:51

Gloom in China's light-vehicle market to persist Wholesale deliveries of passenger vehicles fell 7.8 percent to 1.73 million units in June and have now slid for 12 consecutive months, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said....
2019-07-10 23:51

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular market in a village in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
2019-07-17 00:34

Walmart is kickstarting a $1 trillion driverless delivery market As the buzz about human-carting robotaxis starts to short-circuit, an unheralded segment of the driverless future is taking shape and showing promise: goods-moving robovans....
2019-06-19 18:34

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in over 1 million apartments from ever giving them up — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has basically told everyone else ...
2019-06-13 11:17

UK watchdog shakes-up "dysfunctional" bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday in what it called the most radical change of its kind in a generation....
2019-06-07 10:34

VW defends launch of high-priced 'mass-market' EV VW said its ID3 will be an electric car "for the millions and not the millionaires." But the ID3 will not be immediately become a car for the masses because the launch edition of the Golf-sized hatchback costs more than the entry version of the midsi...
2019-06-18 13:17

NY Fed clarifies Williams speech that market took as signal of a rate cut Earlier, Williams delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association in which he said, "It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold."...
2019-07-19 03:00

Nonfiction: The Art Market Is Exploding. Meet the Dealers Who Lit the Fuse. A dishy look at the art world’s most powerful gallerists — including Larry Gagosian and David Zwirner — “Boom,” by Michael Shnayerson, recounts how artworks became multimillion-dollar commodities....
2019-05-21 15:01

Oil Climbs After Briefly Dipping Into Bear-Market Territory Oil prices dipped into bear-market territory before recovering, as economic data have come in weaker than expected and trade tensions between the U.S. and China continue....
2019-06-04 18:00

Italy and Austria Take the Bond Market to a Very Weird Place Ultra-long Italian debt at 2.85% is the flip-side of the same crazy coin that gave us 100-year Austrian at 1.17%. Investors are in a very weird place....
2019-07-10 10:00

Syndergaard? Scherzer? Inside MLB’s intriguing trade market The MLB draft ran from Monday through Wednesday. As the process was concluding, word began circulating that Craig Kimbrel would be signing with the Cubs. Twenty-four hours later, Dallas Keuchel was in agreement with the Braves. With that, the trade m...
2019-06-09 00:17

Cboe FX Reports Record Market Share in October NEW YORK and LONDON – November 16, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record market share of 1...
2019-05-21 18:00

EU fines Qualcomm £217m for forcing UK rival out of the market The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242m (£217m) for abusing its market dominance with the aim of forcing British rival Icera out of the market....
2019-07-18 13:51

Strains Emerge in China's $3 Trillion Financing Market Risky borrowers are running into trouble in China and that is putting pressure on trust companies, an important corner of the country’s shadow-banking system....
2019-07-11 12:34

Analyst gives his picks for favorite emerging market bonds Emerging market bonds could perform well going forward, and an analyst from Aberdeen Standard Investments picked three countries he likes — and one he doesn't....
2019-07-11 12:00

James Ruppert: Why Britain's motoring market is so diverse Just £2000 will net you a lovely Skoda Fabia from 2007 Who? What? Where? Buy? A survey offers a revealing insight into how we’re buying cars What motivates you to buy, how do you do it and how do you finance the whole thing? I’m always interested ...
2019-06-18 09:00

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; job market resilient Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity hit its lowest level in almost a decade in May, suggesting a sharp slowdown in economic growth was underway....
2019-05-23 20:51

Speculators’ Verdict on Stock Market's Future Volatility Many Main Street investors are probably unaware that some of the highest-paid Wall Street professionals are consistently wrong at major market turns. With that in mind, learn about an extreme consensus these professionals have reached on this aspect ...
2019-05-21 14:39

Hedge funds up 7 percent in 2019 but struggling in broader market Hedge funds are gaining steadily this year but still lagging well behind the broader market. The $3.2 trillion industry gained 7 percent through April, when the S&P 500 popped 17.5 percent, according to data released Tuesday by Preqin. While hedgies ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Decline in Share Buybacks Deals Blow to Stock Market Share repurchases by companies contracted for the first time in seven quarters for the three months ended in March, and some say the trend may continue....
2019-07-02 14:17

Market-based pricing disappearing on blue-chip US loans NEW YORK, July 18 (LPC) - Market-based pricing is disappearing in US investment grade lending as Credit Default Swaps (CDS) become a less relevant measurement of risk, and lenders feel less need to buy protection against the loans as top companies co...
2019-07-18 18:51

This market is atypical, but people with a million dollars in stocks are fine with it Investors with $1 million or more in the market expect the pace of stock market gains to slow over the remainder of 2019. But these wealthy self-directed brokerage account holders are not trading as if the bull market is anywhere close to over....
2019-07-22 19:01

China's new Nasdaq-style STAR Market plunges on second day of trading China's STAR Market kicked off its second day of trading on Tuesday with sharp falls in most listed shares a day after they posted average gains of 140%, underscoring the volatility of the country's new Nasdaq-style board....
2019-07-23 04:51

Trophy apartment on the market over a decade finally sells after $20M in discounts A striking-looking co-op at the Police Building in downtown Manhattan — a former gymnasium that got a 1988 redesign by architect Charles Gwathmey — has finally sold after 11 years on and off the market and nearly $20 million in discounts. The transac...
2019-07-18 03:34

Oil slides on rising US crude stockpiles, Saudi vow to keep market balanced Oil prices slipped on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and as Saudi Arabia pledged to keep markets balanced....
2019-05-22 08:51

US housing market strong despite decline in Chinese demand, says Redfin CEO Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss the decline in Chinese homebuyers in the U.S. and broader trends in the real estate market....
2019-07-03 05:34

The data and AI market landscape 2019: The next wave of hybrid emerges It’s now data, not big data, and the landscape is no longer complete without AI. There's a wave of consolidation in the BI space which raises the question, will there be a new generation of AI? And yes, hybrid cloud is no longer an abstract term to m...
2019-07-17 16:34

Asda boss sees possible stock market listing in two to three years The timescale for a possible stock market listing of British supermarket group Asda, by its U.S. parent Walmart , is two to three years, Asda's boss said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 20:17

Here's how Amazon could dethrone UPS and FedEx in the US last-mile delivery market (AMZN) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider In...
2019-07-04 12:51

Commodity Bear Market: Lost Decade or Found Opportunity? When’s the last time you looked at a chart and forecast that correctly anticipated a seven-year trend? See a case-in-point for yourself, in this Chart of the Day....
2019-05-21 14:39

Cboe to Provide Market and Trade Data to oneZero Financial CHICAGO – March 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it is now providing its Cboe Top real-time stock quote and trade information via oneZero Fina...
2019-05-21 18:00

Bostic: Fed's focus is its mandates not market pricing for rate cuts Strong market expectations of an upcoming Fed rate increase are not a reason for the central bank to make a policy move given a U.S. economy that continues to perform well, Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 22:51

Cboe to Provide Market and Trade Data to Thomson Reuters CHICAGO – January 9, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it is now providing its Cboe One real-time stock quote and trade information to T...
2019-05-21 18:00

Cow slaughtered in Home Depot parking lot after escaping meat market A young cow escaped slaughter at a Connecticut meat market -- only to have its throat slit in public in Home Depot parking lot, according to a new report....
2019-07-19 19:51

Fly me to the moon: Germany eyes slice of lucrative space market BERLIN Reuters) - Facing tough competition from China, the United States and even tiny Luxembourg, Germany is racing to draft new laws and attract private investment to secure a slice of an emerging space market that could be worth $1 trillion a year...
2019-05-21 18:51

Newbies Pay $15 Million for TV Episode to Stand Out in Packed Streaming Market As Walt Disney, AT&T’s WarnerMedia and Apple prepare to enter the crowded streaming-entertainment market, they are racing to stand out with eye-catching shows that cost as much for a season as a big-budget movie....
2019-07-10 12:34

Rupee, Other Emerging Market Currencies Fall As Oil Prices Surge Underpinning the dollar, investors on Friday tempered expectations for deep US interest rate cuts later this month, though a quarter-point cut is still widely expected....
2019-07-22 11:34

There's a strange phenomenon reportedly influencing the direction of the stock market each day It's no longer strange to see the market go from a long period of calm to chaos in the blink of an eye. One explanation is a phenomenon dubbed a "gamma trap."...
2019-07-10 00:51

Blackstone strategist: Market is too dovish on Fed policy, will lead to up to 15% correction The chief investment strategist at Blackstone said market expectations for Federal Reserve policy are too dovish and that could lead to a 10-15% correction....
2019-07-10 03:34

Sponsored: Toyota Glanza Is Ready To Take Hatchback Market By Storm The Toyota Glanza is finally here! It marks a new era in Toyota Kirloskar Motor's Hatchback story in India and it is exactly what the youth is looking for, as their first car purchase....
2019-07-10 11:34

Government Bond-Market Measure Says Recession Risk Growing The yield on three-month bills has exceeded that of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note by as much as 0.259 percentage point, the most since May 2007....
2019-07-10 11:17

Lenovo maintains lead in PC market share, but Apple is catching up The latest reports from market intelligence firms IDC (International Data Corporation) and Gartner show that Lenovo continues to lead when it comes to PC sales (which includes desktops and laptops) – but it looks like Apple could be catching u...
2019-07-12 15:51

No contingencies, no problem: How to land a home in a tough housing market It's still not easy to find a home and you want every advantage possible when you submit your offer. Here's how to land a home.       ...
2019-07-08 19:00

New car sales 2019: market down 4.9% as plug-in hybrid registrations plummet News 4 Jul, 2019 Alternatively fuelled vehicle sales fell for the first time in 26 months, with sales of PHEVs dropping by 50.4 per cent...
2019-07-04 16:17

Samsung predicts 56% drop in 2Q profit on weak chip market Samsung Electronics Co. says its operating profit for the last quarter likely fell more than 56% from a year earlier amid a weak market for memory chips...
2019-07-05 03:51

Cboe to Provide Market and Trade Data to dxFeed Bookmap CHICAGO – May 10, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it is now providing its EDGX Depth real-time stock quote and trade information to dxFeed Bookm...
2019-05-21 15:51

Vitol faces possible $6 million fine for U.S. power market manipulation Global energy trader Vitol faces a possible fine of $6 million from a U.S. energy regulator for alleged manipulation in California's power market, an order from the regulator showed....
2019-07-11 14:34

Afghan official: Taliban mortars hit busy market, kill 14 Afghan official says mortars fired by Taliban insurgents slam into busy market in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province killing at least 14, injuring 30, including several children...
2019-07-05 18:51

April Global Market Perspective: Full of Must Read Articles The April issue of Global Market Perspective is chock-full of incredible global market insights. See special sections on marijuana stocks around the globe and India's markets -- along with articles on Europe's QE efforts, junk bonds, and U.S. stocks....
2019-05-21 14:32

30 years of market history says tech stocks will end 2019 much higher Since 1990, the S&P 500 information technology sector has posted a gain of 15% or more nine times, including this year. Strong first half performance from tech stocks has been a bullish indicator for the second half of the year....
2019-07-10 17:17

Oil prices tread water as market eyes global risks Crude prices were little changed on Monday as traders weighed geopolitical risks against the impact of the Sino-U.S. trade war on the global economy, although last week's better-than-expected U.S. jobs data offered some supprt....
2019-07-08 05:51

Cboe Expands Market Data Sales Team with Key Hires LONDON – 1 May 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the expansion of its Market Data Services team with two key appointments in its London office....
2019-05-21 15:51

CBS founder’s NYC mansion back on market after huge price chop A townhouse built by CBS founder William S. Paley for his first wife Dorothy in 1934 has hit the market for $16.9 million — down significantly (some 66%) from its 2015 asking price of $49.9 million. The red brick and limestone home, at 29 Beekman Pla...
2019-05-21 19:17

Cboe DataShop Offers Market Data, Analytics Through New API Suite CHICAGO – April 13, 2018 –  Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe DataShop is offering customers access to its market data and trade analytics through a...
2019-05-21 15:51

$30 Billion Wiped Off India Stocks As Tax Clarity Eludes Market Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech Friday proposed to increase the surcharge from 15 per cent to 25 per cent for those with taxable incomes of between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore,......
2019-07-10 09:51

The market’s showing sparks of life with recent mergers, acquisitions While Main Street investors had some trepidation over their portfolios during the six-week-long pullback in the stock market, the pros see many positives. Sell-offs are a common corrective action, which is needed in order to move higher. The fact is,...
2019-06-16 18:51

Skoda Auto's May deliveries drop 6.6% on weaker Chinese market Global deliveries for Skoda Auto, part of the Volkswagen group, dropped by 6.6% to 104,900 vehicles in May, pulled down by a weaker overall market in China, its biggest sales destination, the company said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 11:00

Explainer: Initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry, which has seen poster child bitcoin surge more than 150% in 2019. As the name suggests, initial exchange offerings are conducted over c...
2019-06-20 20:17

New tokens thrive in crypto market but sales raise questions Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have been the latest darlings in raising funds for cryptocurrency projects, but intensifying regulatory scrutiny and investors' concern about the viability of the companies raising capital are flashing red flags....
2019-06-21 01:01

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s stock market has opened up 5 percent, the morning after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing Syriza party in European elections. Official resul...
2019-05-27 12:17