Nvidia Drags Down Stock Market Ahead of Its Earnings Report 

Investors are looking for clues about whether the AI-fueled frenzy powering markets can continue. The S&P 500 shed 0.6% and the Nasdaq Composite fell 0.9%.

Japan's Exports Rose Nearly 12% in January 

Japan's exports increased in January thanks to higher demand for cars and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment, data from the Ministry of Finance showed Wednesday.

China Quant Fund Suspended as Regulators Tighten Grip on Trading 

China's two major stock exchanges have slapped a three-day ban on a large quantitative fund, the latest move by regulators ramping up trading scrutiny as they look to boost a sluggish market.

Lessons From a Three-Decade-Long Stock Market Disaster 

The real reason to celebrate as Japan's Nikkei index finally overcomes its 1989 high will be psychological.

U.S. Renewable Power Growth Is Setting New Records on the Back of Federal Support 

Wind and solar power are projected to become more popular than gas in replacing coal.

Indonesia's Central Bank Stands Pat as Expected 

Indonesia's central bank stood pat at its February policy meeting, against a backdrop of benign inflation, resilient economic growth and fading election uncertainty.

New Rules Will Force Buyout Firms to Flag Suspicious Investments 

The Treasury Department is extending anti-money-laundering rules to private-equity, venture-capital and hedge funds.

Traders are flirting with the idea of a Fed rate hike as January meeting minutes loom 

It's taken months to sink in, but traders are finally coming around to the once-unthinkable scenario of possibly no rate cuts in 2024 and even considering the idea of another hike by the U.S. central bank.

'Maybe monetary policy isn't all that tight,' Bill Dudley says 

A former top policymaker for the Federal Reserve has raised new concerns for investors to consider, starting with the possibility that interest rates are still not high enough to restrict U.S. economic growth.

Stock-market investors fear short-volatility bets could crush the rally 

A popular trade that triggered a historic market meltdown back in 2018 made a comeback last year, as one barometer of its performance logged its best year in six.

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