Brent crude oil jumps 13% after drone strikes disrupt Saudi crude production

  09/15/2019 06:04 PM
Drone strikes attacked an oil processing facility at Abqaiq and the nearby Khurais oil field on Saturday.

  Ron Paul: 'We're in the biggest bond bubble in history, and it's going to burst'

  09/15/2019 05:00 PM
Former presidential candidate Ron Paul is warning negative interest rates will crush the global economy.

  Finance start-up SoFi strikes deal to put its name on new LA stadium for the Rams and Chargers

  09/15/2019 12:46 PM
SoFi is putting its name on the most expensive NFL stadium ever built.

  A tech correction is 'inevitable,' investor Paul Meeks warns

  09/15/2019 11:30 AM
The investor who ran the world's biggest tech fund for Merrill Lynch tells investors what to buy and sell.

  BofA turns bullish on a troubled group, but there's a catch

  09/15/2019 09:45 AM
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Jill Carey Hall sees small caps outperforming large caps over the next decade.

  Wall Street banks are upping bets on their potential fintech competitors

  09/15/2019 09:30 AM
The biggest U.S. banks are ramping up investments in some of their potential competitors.

  Bitcoin's heading to a new all-time high along with the S&P 500, says Fundstrat's Tom Lee

  09/15/2019 09:15 AM
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

  Oil could rise $10 per barrel after drone attack forces Saudi to cut output in half

  09/14/2019 04:42 PM
Oil prices are expected to jump as much as $10 per barrel after a coordinated drone strike hit Saudi Arabia's largest oil field, forcing the kingdom to cut its oil output in half.

  TurboTax creator is up over 850% in the past decade and its stock just won't go down

  09/14/2019 09:30 AM
Software company Intuit, maker of tax helper TurboTax, is in its eleventh year of stock gains and up 36% this year.

  This investor has found a way to navigate and make money in volatile Latin American stocks

  09/14/2019 08:45 AM
Luiz Maria Ribiero manages the DWS Latin America Equity fund (SLARX), which is up nearly 20% this year.

  Nasdaq closes about 18 points or 0.2% lower

  09/13/2019 04:01 PM
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  S&P 500 closes down about 2 points, shedding 0.1%

  09/13/2019 04:01 PM
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  Dow closes about 34 points higher, gaining 0.1%

  09/13/2019 04:01 PM
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  Stocks close mostly lower

  09/13/2019 04:00 PM
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  Ms. Monopoly is supposed to empower women. Critics say it does the opposite

  09/13/2019 02:57 PM
Critics say the rules of Ms. Monopoly gloss over the troubling forces behind the real-world gender wage gap.

  WTI oil futures down about 3% for the week

  09/13/2019 02:51 PM
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  Oct. WTI oil settles at $54.85/bbl, down 24 cents, or 0.4%

  09/13/2019 02:51 PM
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  Avery Dennison upgraded to buy from neutral at BofA Merrill Lynch

  09/13/2019 02:11 PM
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  Tradeweb Markets upgraded to buy at BofA Merrill Lynch

  09/13/2019 02:10 PM
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  CBOE Global Markets downgraded to underperform at BofA Merrill Lynch

  09/13/2019 02:10 PM
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  Shiloh Industries upgraded to neutral from underperform at BofA Merrill Lynch

  09/13/2019 02:08 PM
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  Week ahead: The stock market is poised to set a new record if the Federal Reserve delivers

  09/13/2019 01:55 PM
The Fed is expected to cut rates by a quarter point Wednesday, but what it says about the future will drive markets.

  Lumber Liquidators tumbles after founder shelves buyout and sells shares for a quick profit

  09/13/2019 01:42 PM
Shares of flooring company Lumber Liquidators plunged Friday after founder and former CEO Thomas Sullivan decided to opt out of his bid to take the company private.

  WeWork's pre-IPO troubles serve as reality check for start-ups as 'growth at any cost' dies

  09/13/2019 09:16 AM
WeWork's tumultuous IPO process has been a wake-up call for some investors.

  Here are some 'low risk' stocks for this crazy market when things can change 'in an instant'

  09/13/2019 09:12 AM
The market is inches away from its all-time highs on renewed trade hopes, but things can change on a dime in this headline-sensitive environment.

  Your first trade for Friday, September 13

  09/13/2019 09:00 AM
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

  Netflix is missing out on this market comeback, but Piper Jaffray says buy the dip

  09/13/2019 08:23 AM
Netflix's stock is lagging the broader market because of increased competition in the streaming space, but Piper Jaffray says to buy the dip.

  Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Apple, Broadcom, Baker Hughes, Amazon & more

  09/13/2019 07:38 AM
Names on the move ahead of the open.

  China adds US agricultural products to tariff exemptions ahead of trade talks

  09/13/2019 06:55 AM
China plans to exclude American farm goods including soybeans from tariffs, the latest move to ease trade tensions before the two countries restart trade talks next month.

  Investing green is all the rage, but benchmarks still hazy

  09/13/2019 03:00 AM
Global money managers and companies are rushing to meet a deadline to report on their carbon footprint, but the lack of a standard metric raises concerns their efforts could just be a box-ticking...

  Billionaire investor Carl Icahn to leave New York for Florida

  09/12/2019 11:53 PM
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, a born New Yorker who has run his business from the city for decades, is moving his office, more than half of his staff and himself to Florida early next year, people...

  Prime Day sales burst in July may cause weakness in August retail sales

  09/12/2019 05:37 PM
Friday's August retail sales is the last big economic report before the Fed meets, and it could be muddied by Amazon's July Prime Day sale.

  Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers

  09/12/2019 05:20 PM
Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that the public health risks of rising temperatures will compel...

  HUD Secretary Ben Carson cleared in watchdog's probe of $31,000 dining room set purchase

  09/12/2019 04:59 PM
The watchdog's spokesperson highlighted the fact that the watchdog's report makes no recommendations to HUD, since it found no evidence of misconduct.

  The market's trip to new highs is different this time, and it's a bullish sign

  09/12/2019 03:38 PM
Strength in chips and a whole host of other sleeper stocks is a telling sign that the market will make it to new highs.

  Woodford listed fund says administrator to cut valuation in another of its holdings

  09/12/2019 02:35 PM
Woodford Patient Capital Trust, the listed trust run by under-fire money manager Neil Woodford, said its administrator Link Fund Solutions would cut the valuation of its stake in another of the...

  Goldman Sachs hires former Amazon executive for top technology role

  09/12/2019 01:46 PM
Goldman Sachs is beefing up its technology team by bringing in a top Amazon cloud executive.

  Taking interest rates to zero is not a good idea. Here's why

  09/12/2019 09:37 AM
President Trump's idea to refinance the national debt at a zero interest rate isn't workable and would do more harm than good.

  European banks to push the Stoxx 600 higher over the next six months, BAML says

  09/12/2019 09:34 AM
European stocks will push higher over the next six months with banks providing the driving force, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists.

  Your first trade for Thursday, September 12

  09/12/2019 08:43 AM
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

  Wall Street bull believes a market breakout to new highs is officially underway

  09/12/2019 08:27 AM
Capital Wealth Planning's Jeff Saut believes the market just made a major breakthrough.

  Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says no plan for Trump to meet Iran's Rouhani at this time

  09/12/2019 08:25 AM
Mnuchin tells CNBC that Trump's national security team is "executing on a maximum pressure strategy with Iran."

  Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Oracle, Blackstone, Walmart, Hertz, AT&T & more

  09/12/2019 08:00 AM
Names on the move ahead of the open.

  China wants a two-track approach to the trade talks, WSJ reports

  09/12/2019 07:49 AM
China wants to draw a line between talks about trade and other foreign affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

  Blackstone raises $20.5 billion for largest ever real estate fund

  09/11/2019 08:12 PM
U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc said on Wednesday it has raised the largest ever real estate fund, amassing $20.5 billion to be invested in property assets around the world.

  Words of Wisdom: Life Lessons with Salman Rushdie

  09/09/2019 12:12 PM
Magic realism is a literary genre in which narrative is shot through with surreal, dreamlike, seemingly impossible moments.

  Activist investor Driver Management presses anew for First United Bank to sell itself

  09/04/2019 06:36 PM
Driver Management Company LLC, an activist investor focused on U.S. banks, renewed calls on Wednesday for First United Corp , the holding company for Maryland community bank First United Bank &...

  VanEck SolidX bitcoin trust to sell shares to institutional buyers

  09/03/2019 05:55 PM
Investment firm VanEck and financial technology company SolidX Management LLC will sell shares in their bitcoin trust to "qualified institutional buyers," the companies said on Tuesday, in a move...

  Catastrophes set to drive 2020 reinsurance rates higher

  09/03/2019 10:01 AM
Big insurance losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters over the past two years are set to push reinsurance renewal rates higher in January, ratings agencies said.

  Swiss bank Pictet boosts assets under management, first half profit slips

  09/02/2019 11:28 PM
Group assets under custody or management at Swiss private bank and asset manager Pictet rose nearly 10% in the first half versus the end of 2018, it said on Monday.

  Hedge fund-backed reinsurance duo poised for performance uptick: Barron's

  09/01/2019 06:16 PM
Two reinsurance firms backed by prominent hedge funds are considered good investments as their share price performance has yet to benefit from the sector's improved pricing outlook, according to...

  Activist Jana to push again for changes at Outback owner Bloomin' Brands

  08/30/2019 04:15 PM
Activist hedge fund Jana Partners on Friday disclosed a large new stake in Outback Steakhouse owner Bloomin' Brands Inc , returning for the second time in nearly two years to push for fresh changes...

  BAML: Buy risky assets as sentiment gets extremely bearish

  08/30/2019 06:39 AM
Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday its market sentiment indicator has fallen to a level so bearish it has triggered a "contrarian" buy signal for assets considered more risky, such as...

  U.S. charges reverse mortgage lender Live Well's ex-CEO in $140 million fraud

  08/29/2019 10:09 PM
The U.S. government on Thursday charged the founder of reverse mortgage provider Live Well Financial Inc with engineering a $140 million fraud by inflating the value of its bonds, in what he called a...

  UBS hires former Credit Suisse star Khan as part of broader shakeup

  08/29/2019 09:28 AM
Switzerland's biggest bank UBS on Thursday appointed former Credit Suisse manager Iqbal Khan to co-lead its flagship wealth management business, as part of a broader shake-up of its executive board.

  UBS's Ermotti says Swiss bank's CEO bench at least three deep: NZZ

  08/29/2019 09:28 AM
UBS has least three candidates from inside the biggest Swiss bank who could eventually step into the CEO role, Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said in a newspaper interview on Thursday on the heels of...

  Former CS banker Iqbal Khan to head UBS wealth management: TagesAnzeiger

  08/28/2019 03:06 PM
Swiss bank UBS will appoint former Credit Suisse banker Iqbal Khan as head of its wealth management business, Swiss newspaper TagesAnzeiger reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed UBS sources.

  U.S. money fund assets fall from highest since October 2009: iMoneyNet

  08/28/2019 02:49 PM
U.S. money market fund assets fell this week, retreating from their highest level since October 2009, suggesting a pause in investors piling into these low-risk products amid trade and economic...

  Three U.S. bond kings wield same strategy, get same result: lag their peers

  08/27/2019 08:09 AM
Three names dominate the U.S. world of bond investing - Jeffrey Gundlach, Dan Ivascyn and Scott Minerd. But funds run by these star investors are lagging their respective benchmarks this year.

  Credit Suisse to shift focus from branches to digital banking

  08/26/2019 03:18 AM
Credit Suisse said on Monday it would invest hundreds of millions of francs in digital services and other parts of its Swiss division by the end of 2021 and said it no longer needed a bigger branch...