Stock Futures Gain as Traders Bet on Volatile Election Season
U.S. stock futures rose, suggesting that the market may recover some ground following four consecutive weeks of declines. The VIX, a measure of expected turbulence in stocks, also ticked higher.
China's Yuan Is Riding High as Economy Recovers, Foreign Investors Pump In Money
The yuan is closing out its strongest quarter against the dollar in more than a decade, boosted by optimism over China's economic outlook and by the country's comparatively high interest rates.
E-Commerce Surge Draws Investment to Online Retail Logistics Providers
Outsourced fulfillment specialist ShipBob raises $68 million in funding from investors including Softbank's Vision Fund.
'Fallen Angels' Fall Short of Expectations
The volume of corporate bonds losing their investment-grade ratings amid the pandemic is running below analysts' predictions.
Those Dying From Covid-19 Are Least Likely to Own Life Insurance
U.S. life insurers are paying out far fewer Covid-19 death claims than initially expected, largely because the new coronavirus is disproportionately killing people with little to no insurance.
Global Coronavirus Death Toll on Cusp of One Million
The U.S. reported 36,919 new coronavirus cases as the world-wide death toll approached one million. India, meanwhile, became the second country after the U.S. to have reported more than six million cases nationally.
Complex Aircraft Investments Face a Reckoning
Aviation's worst crisis in decades is almost eight months old. For aircraft investors, especially those that bought complex products, it could be just the beginning.
Earnout Provisions Regain Popularity as Investors Address Market Uncertainty
Earnouts have become more popular as the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic has made it more difficult to predict company performance.
Economy Week Ahead: Factories, Consumer Spending and Employment
The U.S. jobs report for September highlights a week of data that will show how economies are recovering from coronavirus-induced recessions and from continued disruptions related to the pandemic.
Chinese Companies Head Home to Raise Money, as Beijing's Relations With U.S. Fray
China's most ambitious and fastest-growing companies once flocked to U.S. markets to raise money. Since November, eight that originally went public in New York have added listings in Hong Kong.