Global Stocks Rise With U.S.-China Trade Talks in Focus
Global stocks mostly rose as traders await the upcoming round of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China.
Amid Gloomy Data, a Hopeful Sign for Chinese Stocks
Chinese stocks are off to a solid start this year, with one gauge suggesting more money is coursing through the financial system, a development that could also boost shares.
U.S. Economy Week Ahead: Inflation, Delayed Retail Sales
The U.S. will see data on inflation, retail sales, industrial output and sentiment.
China, U.S. to Resume Talks on Feb 14-15
Chinese and U.S. senior officials will meet again in Beijing later this week, as the two sides try to resolve their trade dispute ahead of a March deadline.
A Rarity On Wall Street: A Female- and Minority-Led Activist Hedge Fund
Impactive Capital, led by two industry veterans, is launching with $250 million from Calstrs.
Italy's Populist Government Takes Aim at Central Bank
Italy's populist government launched an unprecedented attack on the country's central bank over the weekend, saying its top brass should be replaced because it had failed to supervise effectively the country's troubled banking sector.
Thieves Hunt for Catalytic Converters
The exhaust-control devices common in most cars contain palladium, which is now more expensive than gold.
Fed Official Calls for Overhaul in Assessment of Financial-Sector Threats
Global regulators must revamp the way they assess new threats to the financial system, as the tide of postcrisis rules crests and the financial sector evolves, a top Federal Reserve official said.
California Homeowners Face Higher Prices for Wildfire Insurance
Home-insurance companies in California are canceling some policies, refusing to sell new ones in certain areas and applying for rate increases as they look to cut back on wildfire risk.
The 2018 Comeback That Wasn't for Stock Pickers
A volatile market was supposed to give stock pickers the opening they needed to win back investors lost to cheaper index funds. Instead, a dismal 2018 proved it's never easy to beat the market.