List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2015

Capitol Report: Key inflation measure was stable in March

Capitol Report: Key inflation measure was stable in March

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)—An inflation measure the Federal Reserve is putting greater focus on was stable in March, giving the central bank the ability to focus on the jobs market to determine… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks post first monthly loss of 2015

Europe Markets: European stocks post first monthly loss of 2015

European stocks fell Thursday and notched its first monthly loss of 2015, as investors weighed a rise in the euro and concerns about slowing global growth. The Stoxx Europe 600… Read more »

The Margin: Warren Buffett and his ukulele: The greatest hits

The Margin: Warren Buffett and his ukulele: The greatest hits

He’s a billionaire and he likes to sing and play the ukulele. He’s a billionaire and he can do whatever he wants. As the Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B, -0.04% BRK.A, +0.13%… Read more »

The Fed: Campaign to ‘audit the Fed’ hits Senate roadblock

The Fed: Campaign to ‘audit the Fed’ hits Senate roadblock

By Senior economics reporter Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — A campaign to “audit the Fed” appears to have hit a major roadblock in the Senate in the… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Analysts lower price targets as Yelp stock tumbles

The Ratings Game: Analysts lower price targets as Yelp stock tumbles

Yelp missed on first-quarter profit and revenue. Yelp shares were down 21% Thursday, a day after the company missed on first-quarter earnings and revenue, garnering a series of price target… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold futures tumbles more than $30 an ounce

Metals Stocks: Gold futures tumbles more than $30 an ounce

By Markets/commodities reporter Deputy markets editor Rising yields are weighing on gold. Gold found little support from a weaker dollar Thursday, with prices dropping by more than $30 an ounce… Read more »

Economic Report: In key development for Fed, wages pick up in the first quarter

Economic Report: In key development for Fed, wages pick up in the first quarter

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — One of the most closely watched measures of wage inflation is starting to pick up. The cost of employing the average U.S. worker climbed 0.7% in the… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Sears to form joint venture with Macerich

The Wall Street Journal: Sears to form joint venture with Macerich

By Angela Chen Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday that it has formed a joint venture with mall owner Macerich Co. in the latest such partnership between the struggling retailer and… Read more »

Market Extra: Which markets are closed for Europe’s Labor Day?

Market Extra: Which markets are closed for Europe’s Labor Day?

International Workers’ Day — May 1 — is coming up and that means a rest for investors and stock markets, at least in most European countries. Here are the exchanges… Read more »

Apple the latest to prep investors for bad news from Europe

Apple the latest to prep investors for bad news from Europe

Apple Inc. has joined a growing chorus of U.S.-based technology companies that are warning of negative long-term business implications related to tougher regulations in Europe. The Cupertino-based iPhone maker warned… Read more »

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