Bear Market Drives Billion-Dollar Wealth Firms to Tap Federal Aid
Money managers who oversee billions of dollars in assets tapped federal aid at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, a move that has proved controversial within the financial industry.
Ballooning Eurozone Government Bond Issuance Finds Buyers
Investors have scrambled to buy record amounts of bonds issued by eurozone governments recently, so far brushing aside the uncomfortable question of ballooning debt levels.
Treasury Yields' Retreat Signals Economic Woes
A selloff in U.S. government bonds that pushed yields to the highest levels since March petered out almost as quickly as it started, a sign economic pessimism and aggressive monetary stimulus remain powerful forces suppressing longer-term interest rates.
The Party in the Stock Market Is on Hiatus
The market had some fun early in the week, briefly pushing the S&P 500 into the green on the year and propelling the Nasdaq Composite over the 10000 mark for the first time. The fun didn't last, though.
The Early Coronavirus Warning That Woke Up Wall Street
Before Covid-19 upended American life, the head of a $33 billion U.K. foundation told a collection of money managers how bad it was going to get. The alarm spread through the worlds of finance and business.
Fixing a Dollar Funding Crisis for Free
The Fed's emergency dollar swaps have done their job to prevent a market plunge from turning into a full-blown funding crisis at foreign banks.
Financial Services Roundup: Market Talk
The latest Market Talks covering Financial Services
Bank Stocks Fall After Fed Projects No Rate Increases
Financial stocks dropped a day after Federal Reserve officials indicated they had no plans to raise interest rates over the next two years.
Coronavirus Took Heavier Toll on Emerging Markets
Companies headquartered in developing economies were more likely to have experienced a mainly negative impact from the pandemic, according to a review of hundreds of earnings reports by Dow Jones Newswires.
Investors Get Ready for the Fed to Cap Rates
Investors are preparing for the Federal Reserve to tap a policy tool untouched since the aftermath of World War II, a move that could change how key financial markets behave and give an even bigger boost to the stock market's best performers.