Stocks Tick Higher Despite Extended Brexit Uncertainty
Global stocks edged higher as investors awaited fresh developments on the U.K.'s divorce from the European Union and trade talks between China and the U.S.
China's Crackdown on Risky Deposits Ignores Structural Problem
Chinese authorities are cracking down on structured deposits, which have swelled to $1.5 trillion, but they are ignoring the reasons they are so appealing to both banks and their customers to protect zombie companies.
Made in Taiwan: Seeds of Future Bond-Market Volatility
Asia's insurance behemoths, particularly in Taiwan, pose a growing risk to the U.S. corporate bond market after a multiyear binge on greenback debt.
Prospect of President Warren Spooks Energy Investors
Of all the market-moving tweets these days, one in particular from Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren is sending shivers through the oil industry.
Former Third Avenue Management CEO Moves Into Indexes
David Barse, whose career as chief executive of Third Avenue Management unraveled in 2015, is back on Wall Street pitching a better way to invest in indexes.
Johnson Prepares to Put Brexit Deal to Vote After Foiled First Try
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to bring his Brexit deal back to Parliament this week for a critical vote, after lawmakers forced him to ask the European Union for another delay to Britain's withdrawal.
Japan Exports Fell for 10th Straight Month in September
Japan's exports declined for the 10th straight month in September as demand continued to slow in the nation's major trade partners such as the U.S. and China.
Oil Prices Set to Climb? Investors Aren't Betting on It
Bets on rising U.S. oil prices have hit a nine-month low, underscoring investors' concerns that a slowing economy will dent demand for crude at a time when the world is awash in oil.
Financial Markets Face Fresh Wave of Political Uncertainty
The U.K. Parliament's decision to postpone a final vote on the country's exit from the European Union marks the latest geopolitical development likely to swing financial markets, highlighting the extreme levels of uncertainty that some investors worry isn't being properly accounted for with U.S. stocks near all-time highs.