Stocks Fall as Earnings Season Ramps Up
The Dow and S&P 500 closed lower, extending their losses as investors assess blue-chip companies' profits and sales prospects.
Bonds Reflect Hope That U.S. Recovery Will Spread to Europe
The gap between U.S. and European 10-year government bond yields has tightened to its narrowest in more than a month as Treasurys rallied and German bunds sold off in recent days.
Analysis: EU Covid-19 Fiscal Response Divides Economists on Best Course
The IMF and some economists call on the European Union to boost stimulus measures to match the U.S., but leaders from the bloc say they aren't needed
Biden to Back Temporary Extension of Larger Child Tax Credit
Some Democratic lawmakers have pressed for a permanent change to the payments.
Regulator Bars Former Goldman Analyst for Insider Trading
Finra says Brian Maguire bought shares in two companies after finding out about another analyst's upgrade.
Japan to Reimpose Covid-19 State of Emergency in Tokyo and Osaka
Japan is preparing to reintroduce a state of emergency in Tokyo and Osaka with just three months to go before the Summer Olympics are set to kick off in Tokyo.
Canadians Send Rail Valuations Northwards, but Not Beyond Reason
A bidding duel for Kansas City Southern, possibly the only major U.S. railroad available, highlights the sector's unique attractions.
Biden Administration Resparks Danger for Cigarette Stocks
U.S. authorities may lower nicotine levels and ban menthol cigarettes. The companies most exposed have made little progress since the threat came into focus almost four years ago.
Weak Lending in Europe Hampers Covid-19 Recovery
According to the European Central Bank's latest lending survey, companies' demand for loans and credit lines fell for the third quarter in a row, as they postpone investments while the pandemic triggers fresh lockdowns and other restrictions in many parts of Europe.
More Hispanic Americans Are Buying Homes
Hispanic homeownership grew at a record pace last year, fueled by younger buyers who have helped make this demographic a growing force in the red-hot U.S. housing market.
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