China Benchmark Lending Rates Held Steady 

The country's benchmark lending rates were held steady this month, central bank data showed Monday after Beijing announced bold moves to address property-sector malaise.

Stock Futures Tick Up 

Minutes from the Federal Reserve's policy meeting earlier this month will be released on Wednesday.

Stocks may rise into the summer.  These 3 risks could derail the rally. 

Given how stocks have reacted to the latest flurry of mixed economic data, a summertime rally feels almost inevitable. Still, investors would be remiss not to consider the myriad risks that could possibly derail it.

China Hints at Possible Retaliation Against EU Probes 

China has hinted at potential retaliation in response to the European Union's investigations into Chinese companies, and launched a probe into chemical imports.

Tariffs Push Up Costs. But Not Always Inflation 

Biden's decision to raise tariffs on roughly $18 billion of goods from China has revived a long-running debate in economics over who ultimately pays such tariffs.

Week Ahead for FX, Bonds: PMI Surveys, Asia Central Banks in Focus 

Key data from the U.S., Europe and U.K. will share the stage with a raft of central bank decisions out of Asia-Pacific, as the timing of interest rate cuts stays front of mind for investors.

Dimon Led Bank CEOs to Fend Off Tougher Capital Rules 

Regulators discuss slashing proposed capital requirements in sign of banks' increasing clout.

Behind New Caledonia's Riots, a Fight Over Vast Reserves of Nickel 

France has a plan to lift restrictions on exports of the archipelago's nickel to supply clean-energy manufacturing, drawing condemnation from indigenous leaders.

Gold Is at Record Levels. Its Future Still Looks Bright. 

Rate cuts. a weaker dollar, and more geopolitical concerns could help the price.

Want to Buy SpaceX Stock? You Have to Know Someone 

Shares in Elon Musk's rocket and satellite company are a hot ticket for investors, but SpaceX tightly controls access.

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