Stock Futures Rise Ahead of Stimulus Talks Deadline
U.S. stock futures ticked up ahead of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's deadline for Congress to reach an agreement on a spending package to support American households and businesses through the pandemic.
Europe's Riskiest Countries Find Debt Markets Wide Open
Greece's borrowing costs shrank to the tightest point relative to Germany since 2009, a flashback to before last decade's debt crisis exposed fault lines across the Continent.
Commercial REITs for Small Investors See Increasing Demand
The new fundraising still is low compared with the record $5 billion raised in the first quarter of 2020, mostly before the pandemic hit. But the bigger nontraded REITs have largely held steady.
Pot Stocks Go on a Chilled-Out Election Rally
A victory for the Democratic Party in next month's presidential election would be a game changer for the cannabis industry. Despite their reputation for overexuberance, pot investors are reacting with level heads.
U.S., Russia Near Deal to Extend New START Treaty, Freeze Warheads
The U.S. and Russia are on the verge of an arms control deal that would freeze the number of nuclear warheads on each side and extend the New START agreement for a year, a senior Trump administration official said Tuesday.
Pelosi, Mnuchin Work to Reach Deal Before Tuesday Deadline
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are working to see if it is possible to make a deal on a sweeping coronavirus relief package before the election.
China Is Experiencing a Boom in Share Sales
China is claiming a record proportion of global initial public offerings and other debuts, aided by buoyant markets, a new tech board and companies seeking listings closer to home.
RBA Policy Easing Looks Locked-In for November
The Reserve Bank of Australia gave its clearest signal yet that it will cut interest rates further and announce a multibillion-dollar program of government bond-buying in November to help fast-track the economic recovery now emerging in most states.
New U.S. Coronavirus Cases March Higher
The U.S. reported more than 58,000 new coronavirus infections, continuing an upward trend in recent days, as the national death toll exceeded 220,000.
Fed Takes Cautious Approach to Possibly Issuing Digital Currency
The Federal Reserve is in no hurry to issue a digital currency, Chairman Jerome Powell said, citing unresolved concerns including the potential for theft and fraud.
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