S&P 500 futures steady as markets consolidate after running to record highs 
 

U.S. stock futures were little changed early Tuesday as traders eyed important economic data later in the week.


 
Bitcoin ETFs Are Off to a Roaring Start. Are Other Crypto Funds Next? 
 

BlackRock, Fidelity and other Wall Street firms have applied to launch ether ETFs.


 
Why We Risk a Cartoon Version of Capitalism 
 

Private-sector investors are so ineffective at overseeing companies that state-run funds feel the need to step in..


 
Fed is 'not out of woods' on inflation, new regional bank president says 
 

The battle against rising prices is not over, one of the newest top Federal Reserve officials said Monday.


 
German Consumer Confidence Ticks Up Despite Gloomy Outlook 
 

Consumer confidence in Germany looks set to improve slightly in March, driven by rising income expectations, even as sentiment remains subdued amid a weak economic climate.


 
U.K. Shop-Price Inflation Falls to Near Two-Year Low 
 

Annual U.K. shop-price inflation fell in February to its lowest rate in nearly two years supported by a slowdown in food prices on lower input costs, a report by NielsenIQ and the British Retail Consortium showed.


 
Japan's Consumer Prices Grow at Slowest Pace in Nearly Two Years 
 

Japan's consumer prices rose at the slowest pace in nearly two years in January, but came in above expectations, backing views that the central bank will exit its negative interest rate policy, albeit cautiously.


 
Biden Calls Leaders to White House as Shutdown Looms, Ukraine Aid Stalls 
 

Parts of the government will run out of funding Friday night unless Republicans and Democrats can strike a deal.


 
The big engine that could: U.S. economy barrels ahead and puts recession forecasts in rear view 
 

The U.S. was supposed to suffer a recession from higher interest rates. It didn't. Next economists predicted a big slowdown in growth. No dice. And now? The economy is going to be just fine after all.


 
Biden Says Cease-Fire in Gaza Could Come as Early as This Weekend 
 

Ahead of Michigan's Tuesday primary, the president said "we're close" to reaching a deal between Israel and Hamas.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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