Facebook's cryptocurrency is already facing political pushback in Europe

  06/19/2019 02:42 AM
Facebook unveiled its Libra cryptocurrency on Tuesday, and it didn't go unnoticed by European officials.

  Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son

  06/19/2019 02:35 AM
Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, and discussions with those investors will begin soon, SoftBank founder and Chief...

  Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Adobe, US Steel, and more

  06/18/2019 05:57 PM
See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.

  Trump on potential for Powell demotion: 'Let's see what he does'

  06/18/2019 04:16 PM
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  Adobe sees Q3 EPS of about $1.95 vs Street's $2.05 view

  06/18/2019 04:08 PM
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  Adobe adjusted Q2 EPS $1.83 vs Street's $1.78 view

  06/18/2019 04:07 PM
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  Adobe Q2 revenue $2.74 bln vs $2.2 bln year ago

  06/18/2019 04:06 PM
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  Adobe Q2 EPS $1.29 vs $1.33 year ago

  06/18/2019 04:05 PM
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  The Dow finishes up by more than 350 points, within 1.5% of its Oct. 3 record

  06/18/2019 04:02 PM
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  Nasdaq closes 1.4% higher

  06/18/2019 04:02 PM
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  S&P 500 jumps 1%, ends about 1% short of its April 30 all-time high

  06/18/2019 04:02 PM
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  Stock market ends within striking distance of records ahead of Fed decision

  06/18/2019 04:00 PM
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  Your money: Buying or refinancing? The mortgage rate frenzy is back

  06/18/2019 03:52 PM
Mortgage rates are nearing historic lows again in the United States, making it an ideal time to buy a home - or refinance.

  The difference between bitcoin and Facebook's Libra

  06/18/2019 03:43 PM
"Libra is potentially one of the most positive external tailwinds in Bitcoin in its 10-year history," said Spencer Bogart, of Blockchain Capital.

  Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore

  06/18/2019 03:22 PM
Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate...

  Fifth Third approves new 100 million share repurchase program

  06/18/2019 02:46 PM
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  Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering

  06/18/2019 01:56 PM
As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance.

  The stock market is inches away from a new high and the Fed could push it over the top

  06/18/2019 01:48 PM
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.

  Ron Insana: Trump needs to stop fighting central banks, who are trying to keep the economy afloat

  06/18/2019 01:02 PM
It's the president's own policies that are contributing to slower global and domestic growth.

  Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Micron, Nvidia, Boeing & more

  06/18/2019 12:52 PM
Names on the move ahead of the open.

  Investor Michael Farr: The Fed's fine-tuning of every economic soft patch must eventually must end

  06/18/2019 12:02 PM
The Fed's most recent round of reassurance was a significant mistake.

  Rate cuts won't boost the stock market, UBS says: 'The Fed put is dead'

  06/18/2019 10:49 AM
UBS believes a rate cut would do little to lift the market.

  Investor Litt says Hudson's Bay worth double chairman's C$1.74 billion bid

  06/18/2019 09:49 AM
Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt lambasted a C$1.74 billion bid to take Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co private as "woefully inadequate" on Tuesday, saying the chairman-led shareholder group...

  Fed should listen to the Treasury market's screams to cut rates, Wall Street bull Tony Dwyer says

  06/18/2019 08:23 AM
Canaccord Genuity's Tony Dwyer warns that If the Fed fails on Wednesday to signal a rate cut, the June rally could hit the skids.

  Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Facebook, Boeing, Beyond Meat, Oracle & more

  06/18/2019 07:43 AM
Names on the move ahead of the open.

  Facebook launches a new cryptocurrency called Libra

  06/18/2019 05:00 AM
Facebook will also create a new subsidiary, Calibra, to build a digital wallet for people to store and exchange the currency using apps.

  China's job market faces new pressure as trade war with US drags on

  06/17/2019 11:26 PM
According to China's top economic planning body, some local companies are cutting back on their efforts to hire new university graduates.

  Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions

  06/17/2019 06:01 PM
Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow.

  Crypto bulls hail Facebook's reported move into digital assets as a key moment in tech history

  06/17/2019 02:41 PM
Facebook's reported move into cryptocurrency could amount to the biggest catalyst for digital assets in their decade-long history, some crypto investors say.

  Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Sotheby's, Array BioPharma, PaySign & more

  06/17/2019 12:55 PM
Names on the move ahead of the open.

  Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal

  06/17/2019 12:28 PM
The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt.

  After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards

  06/17/2019 09:53 AM
The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly.

  Goldman Sachs is sounding the alarm: Technology stocks are overvalued

  06/17/2019 09:32 AM
It's about time to write off high-growth tech stocks, Goldman warns, saying software carries the highest multiples since the tech bubble.

  Disney gets a rare downgrade with analyst noting a 'record' valuation

  06/17/2019 08:10 AM
In a rare downgrade for the stock, Imperial Capital lowers its rating for Disney to in line from outperform but maintains its target price of $147.

  Your Money: Millennials should shrug off annuities for now

  06/17/2019 07:58 AM
The days of guaranteed pensions from work are long gone, but can annuities make up the difference for millennials?

  This bank is ditching fees amid the rise of cheap checking accounts from fintech upstarts

  06/17/2019 07:40 AM
The 10 biggest banks collected more than $11 billion in overdraft fees in 2017, according to the FDIC.

  Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Pfizer, Array Biopharma, Boeing, Lockheed, Disney & more

  06/17/2019 07:40 AM
Names on the move ahead of the open.

  Bitcoin climbs above $9,000 for first time in over a year amid Facebook crypto talk

  06/17/2019 02:57 AM
Bitcoin leapt across the $9,000 mark on Sunday, boosted by reports that Facebook is soon set to launch its own cryptocurrency.

  Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders

  06/16/2019 07:10 PM

  Wall Street sees major growth potential for Luckin in untapped Chinese coffee market

  06/16/2019 08:30 AM
Luckin's opportunity in China is "one of the world's greatest retail growth opportunities," according to KeyBanc Capital Markets.

  The Fed won't cut rates at its June meeting. Here's why

  06/15/2019 09:00 AM
Wall Street, though, is clamoring for a rate cut, with an 85% chance of a move in July and a 61% probability of three reductions by year's end.

  This chart shows why everyone on Wall Street is so worried about the yield curve

  06/15/2019 08:30 AM
The flattening of the yield curve is exuding a bad omen for the stock market.

  Brad Pitt and Laurene Powell Jobs are reportedly invested in a mysterious 'cold fusion' energy company

  06/14/2019 01:41 PM
Brad Pitt, Laurene Powell Jobs and UK-investor Neil Woodford are all investors in North Carolina-based energy company Industrial Heat.

  These chip companies can grow despite 'macro headwinds' such as the trade war, says analyst

  06/14/2019 01:39 PM
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

  Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Broadcom, Chewy, Blue Apron & more

  06/14/2019 12:55 PM
Names on the move ahead of the open.

  Wall Street's top economist Ed Hyman sees a rate cut in July and more to follow

  06/14/2019 11:47 AM
Evercore ISI Chairman Ed Hyman sees an "insurance" rate cut in July and more to follow.

  Father Figures: Dad's best financial advice

  06/14/2019 07:19 AM
Fathers pass down many things to their kids, but not just genetic traits like eye color or hairlines.

  Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit

  06/14/2019 01:28 AM
Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position...

  Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers

  06/13/2019 11:00 PM
China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle...

  Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow

  06/13/2019 11:00 PM
Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold.

  Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall

  06/13/2019 09:34 PM
Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending...

  U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach

  06/13/2019 07:04 PM
Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were...

  Risk appetite emerges as U.S.-based equity funds attract $4.4 billion

  06/13/2019 04:17 PM
U.S.-based equity funds attracted $4.4 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, following two consecutive weeks of cash outflows totaling $34 billion, according to Refinitiv's Lipper, as the...

  Burnout Nation: How companies are de-stressing workforces

  06/13/2019 12:59 PM
No matter who you are or what you do, let me take a wild guess: You feel a little burned out right now.

  Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO

  06/12/2019 05:58 PM
Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday.

  Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine to launch Income Fund: SEC filings

  06/12/2019 05:21 PM
DoubleLine Capital, run by widely followed investor Jeffrey Gundlach, is planning to launch a new fund that will invest in mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities and collateralized...

  Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI

  06/12/2019 02:17 PM
Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data...

  Woodford Patient Capital shares fall 1.7%

  06/12/2019 03:17 AM
Shares in Woodford Patient Capital Trust (WPCT), Woodford Investment Management's only listed fund, fell 1.7% at the open on Wednesday after the Financial Times reported it may drop Neil Woodford as...

  Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets: CNBC

  06/11/2019 02:40 PM
Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can impact market activity.

  High-yield junk market still attractive: top bond manager Margaret Patel

  06/11/2019 01:28 PM
The gains in high-yield junk bonds are not over, thanks to the Federal Reserve's supportive stance on monetary policy, Margaret Patel, one of the mutual-fund industry's longest tenured and most...