Fed's Goolsbee says progress on inflation has stalled, makes sense to wait on interest rates 

Chicago Fed president "hopeful" we will get improvement on inflation.

Nasdaq Drops After Israel Strikes Iran 

U.S. stocks were mixed, with the Nasdaq in retreat and the Dow edging higher.

China's Securities Regulator Eases Trading Rules With Hong Kong 

China's securities regulator released a series of measures to boost trading with Hong Kong, the country's latest move to shore up investor confidence after recent stock-market volatility.

Banks Believe They Are Well-Prepared for Commercial Real Estate Fallout 

Banks have built up substantial reserves against office loans going bad.

China Hits U.S. With Levy on Chemical as Trade Tensions Rise 

China slapped a levy on imports from the U.S. of a widely used chemical, a small salvo in an escalating trade dispute between Washington and Beijing.

A Century-Old Lending Lifeline for Troubled Banks Has a Major Flaw. The Fed Wants to Fix It. 

Borrowing from the discount window carries a stigma officials hope to reduce.

America's Cigarette Market Is Up for Grabs 

Philip Morris will soon be able to sell its most successful smoke-free product in the U.S., setting up a battle with its former parent company Altria.

Netflix Dealt With the Freeloaders. Its Next Act Will Be Tougher. 

The decision to stop reporting subscriber numbers will put a greater focus on revenue growth-and advertising.

They Bet Against the Dollar. Now They're Paying the Price. 

The dollar recently hit a 34-year high against the yen, sending ripples through global markets.

U.S. Stocks Have Outperformed Europe for Years. Why That May Change for a While. 

J.P. Morgan makes the bullish case for selected euro-zone stocks, some pricey, some not. Plus, two very different cases where analysts stuck with calls that went bad.

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