• 3 financial items to put on your end-of-year to-do list

    10 days ago - By Financial Engines

    This time of year, our lives can become full of to-do lists - gifts to buy for loved ones, grocery runs to stock up for the next celebration, and let's not forget the biggest to-do list of all: your New...
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  • Wall Street slides on global growth fears erases S&P's 2018 gains

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped back into losses for the year on Thursday as U.S. stocks slid on mounting worries of slowing global growth after a fresh twist in China-U.S. tensions as well as falling oil prices and U.S. bond yields.
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  • Wall Street extends slide, Dow plunges over 700 points

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped back into losses for the year on Thursday, as U.S. stocks extended slide on fresh worries over China-U.S. tensions, lower oil prices and tumbling U.S. bond yields.
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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street

    10 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    Stocks are opening sharply lower as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive threatened to worsen trade tensions between China and the U.S.
    The price of oil also fell sharply early Thursday as OPEC leaders gathered to discuss possible cuts in production.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 500 points before erasing some of its losses.
    Boeing and Caterpillar, which would stand to lose much in an extended trade battle, fell the most in the Dow.
    Traders continued to shovel money into bonds, a...
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  • Dow dives nearly 500 points, wiping out its gains for the year

    Dow dives nearly 500 points, wiping out its gains for the year

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stocks erased 2018 gains Thursday.
    On Tuesday, Wall Street suffered its worst day since October.
    Watch the major US indexes trade in real time here.
    Wall Street wiped out gains for the year Thursday as concerns about a cocktail of factors including trade tensions, Treasury yields, and energy prices weighed on global markets, extending losses following the worst day for US equities in seven weeks.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 1.95%, or more than 487 points. The Nasdaq Composite fell 1.99%, and the S&P 500 was down 2.02%.
    Selling pressure on futures was so strong in the first six...
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  • Morning News: December 6, 2018

    10 days ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    Risk of No OPEC deal? ‘It's Real,' Saudi Energy Minister Says
    The Relentless Flattening in Treasury Yield Curve Has Stalled
    Global Stocks Plunge, Suggesting a Grim Day on Wall Street
    Powell's Dovish Rate Tilt Reflects Fear of Fool-in-Shower Trap
    U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Arguments to Stop AT&T Purchase of Time-Warner
    ‘Shocking' Huawei Arrest Threatens to Upend Trump-Xi Trade Truce
    Facebook Emails Show Its Real Mission: Making Money and Crushing Competition
    Wells Fargo Reform Plans Fail to Satisfy Fed After Scandals
    Volkswagen to Cut Another $3.4 Billion in Costs to Boost...
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  • Wall Street's biggest firms are suddenly embracing an asset class that has languished since the financial crisis - and it's a competitive threat to stocks

    Wall Street's biggest firms are suddenly embracing an asset class that has languished since the financial crisis - and it's a competitive threat to stocks

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Wall Street is bracing for more volatility in the stock market next year, and some strategists even suspect that we're not far from the end of this bull market.
    Against this backdrop, a comparativey safe asset class that has underperformed the stock market for most of the post-crisis period is suddenly regaining its allure.
    According to Goldman Sachs, investor holdings of this asset are at the lowest levels in 30 years.
    King Cash is making a grand comeback.
    At the end of a volatile year, and on the cusp of the 10th anniversary of the bull market in stocks , investors are waking up to the...
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