List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2015

Europe Markets: Blame Greece: European stocks log worst quarter in 3 years

Europe Markets: Blame Greece: European stocks log worst quarter in 3 years

Greek locals are restricted to taking 60 euros a day from ATMs. European stocks fell Tuesday, putting an end to their worst quarter in three years, as investors remained rattled… Read more »

Movers & Shakers: Fitbit gets outperform rating; Michael Kors set to be worst quarterly performer

Movers & Shakers: Fitbit gets outperform rating; Michael Kors set to be worst quarterly performer

ConAgra is dumping private labels. These are stocks making notable moves in Tuesday trade: Gainers Pentair PLC. PNR, +5.74%  was gaining on news that activist-investment firm Trian Fund Management has… Read more »

Will Obama’s overtime plan create more contract and part-time jobs?

Will Obama’s overtime plan create more contract and part-time jobs?

By Personal finance reporter Some companies may soon find it more difficult to skimp on overtime for employees. President Obama is moving ahead with plans to require U.S. companies to… Read more »

Market Extra: Corn futures rally to highest level since January

Market Extra: Corn futures rally to highest level since January

By Markets/commodities reporter Corn futures climbed above $4 a bushel for the first time since January after the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated 2015 planted corn acreage at its lowest… Read more »

Junk bonds are still the top performer in U.S. fixed income

Junk bonds are still the top performer in U.S. fixed income

After a strong first quarter, U.S. fixed-income investors are bracing to end the second quarter on a weak note, weighed down by rising Treasury yields and a continued flood of… Read more »

Your Digital Self: The science behind the Hyperloop is ‘done the wrong way’

Your Digital Self: The science behind the Hyperloop is ‘done the wrong way’

A mock-up of a mega-fast rail system based on the Hyperloop. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the Hyperloop. It’s a conceptual high-speed transportation system floated… Read more »

The Technical Indicator: S&P 500 plunges to major test of the 200-day average

The Technical Indicator: S&P 500 plunges to major test of the 200-day average

CINCINNATI (MarketWatch) — The market technicals have finally cracked this week courtesy of the prolonged Greek-debt default standoff. In the process, the S&P 500 Index has plunged to an important… Read more »

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks pare gains in afternoon trade

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks pare gains in afternoon trade

U.S. stocks pared modest opening gains and were trading near the flat on Tuesday, a day after a brutal selloff erased year-to-date gains for the main indexes. The S&P 500… Read more »

Capitol Report: Twitter explodes in disbelief over Chelsea Clinton’s $65,000 speaking fee

Capitol Report: Twitter explodes in disbelief over Chelsea Clinton’s $65,000 speaking fee

The reaction from around the Twitterverse to news that a university paid $65,000 for Chelsea Clinton to make a brief appearance in 2014 can largely be summed up in one… Read more »

NewsWatch: The next Greece may be in the U.S.

NewsWatch: The next Greece may be in the U.S.

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Public pensions have recently turned into the biggest headache for municipal bond investors, as cities are issuing risky bonds to fund their pensions. See full story. In… Read more »

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