Eurozone Confidence Struggles to Recover 
 

The eurozone sentiment indicator unexpectedly worsened in February, with consumer confidence improving slightly but all other economic sectors deteriorated.


 
Is There an AI Bubble? The Nifty Fifty Show It Isn't That Simple 
 

Investors need a new term for a market that isn't in a bubble but still carries a higher than normal risk of disappointment.


 
The Fed Contrarian Who Saw the Soft Landing Coming 
 

The influence of Christopher Waller, a Trump appointee, rises as he challenges economic orthodoxy.


 
Hong Kong Takes Drastic Action to Avert Property Slump 
 

The city has scrapped a series of property taxes in an effort to turn around a market that is often seen as a proxy for the its beleaguered economy.


 
Are U.S. stocks in a bubble? History says no. 
 

The S&P 500's torrid and top-heavy advance over the past year has convinced some bearish investors that U.S. stocks are in a bubble. But history says otherwise.


 
Bitcoin climbs past $59,000 as rally continues ahead of halving event 
 

Bitcoin is trading at levels not seen since late 2021 as a bullish run for the No. 1 cryptocurrency continues.


 
4 Ways to Lock In Yields Above 5% 
 

With the Fed likely to start cutting interest rates this year, now is the time to act to preserve today's higher income.


 
Shutdown Fears Fade After White House Meeting 
 

House Speaker Mike Johnson and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said they were optimistic on a deal in the coming days.


 
New Zealand Central Bank Holds Rates Steady, Has No Near-Term Plans to Cut 
 

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand left its official cash rate unchanged at 5.50% and signaled policy settings will need to remain tight for some time yet.


 
U.K. Banks' Margins Expected to Rebound, Despite Rate Cuts 
 

British lenders' incomes have been buoyed by higher interest rates over the past two years, and while this is set to abate in the near-term with upcoming cuts, banks have levers in place to soften the blow and keep reaping the benefits of boosted rates.


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