List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fixing the Market: Group to fix the markets can’t even agree on the questions

Fixing the Market: Group to fix the markets can’t even agree on the questions

Equity markets are “broken,” a “complete mess,” or maybe even “rigged.” Luis Aguilar, a commissioner on the Securities and Exchange Commission, was quoting others when he used those words in… Read more »

Capitol Report: Confidence in jobs market strongest since Great Recession

Capitol Report: Confidence in jobs market strongest since Great Recession

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Consumers are growing more upbeat about the U.S. labor market, with confidence reaching the highest levels since around the start of the Great Recession, according to a… Read more »

The Tell: Greece is taking a page out of Henry Paulson’s playbook

The Tell: Greece is taking a page out of Henry Paulson’s playbook

Greece’s negotiators have taken a page out of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s playbook—the one about using market shocks as bargaining chips. During the depths of the financial crisis… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil gains with Iran talks expected to extend beyond deadline

Futures Movers: Oil gains with Iran talks expected to extend beyond deadline

By Markets/commodities reporter Oil futures climbed on Tuesday, finding support after posting declines over the past four sessions as negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program were set to extend beyond the… Read more »

Capitol Report: SEC commissioners spar over compliance officer enforcement actions

Capitol Report: SEC commissioners spar over compliance officer enforcement actions

There’s a war of words going on between two commissioners at the Securities and Exchange Commission over the agency’s recent enforcement orders against chief compliance officers of two investment advisors…. Read more »

Outside the Box: Suffragist Belle La Follette earned a spot on the $10 bill

Outside the Box: Suffragist Belle La Follette earned a spot on the $10 bill

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is calling for nominations for a woman to grace the $10 bill that will be released in 2020. Already names are flying fast and furiously, with… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold futures drop to levels not seen since mid-March

Metals Stocks: Gold futures drop to levels not seen since mid-March

By Markets/commodities reporter Deputy markets editor Gold futures fell on Tuesday as speculation that Greece and its creditors could strike a last-minute deal positioned prices for their lowest settlement in… Read more »

Movers & Shakers: Pentair pops on Trian stake; Michael Kors set to be worst quarterly performer

Movers & Shakers: Pentair pops on Trian stake; 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, +4.94%  was gaining on news that activist-investment firm Trian Fund Management has… Read more »

Turning science play into money knowledge for girls

Turning science play into money knowledge for girls

GoldieBlox founder and CEO, Debbie Sterling is shown in this August 7, 2014 handout photo provided by GoldieBlox, in New York on June 29, 2015. Reuters/GodieBlox/Handout via Reuters NEW YORK… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasury yields edge higher as Greek saga unfolds

Bond Report: Treasury yields edge higher as Greek saga unfolds

Treasury yields edged higher Tuesday, as the market bounced back after Monday’s flight-to-safety rally sparked by fears of a Greek collapse. Last-minute efforts for a deal between Greece and its… Read more »

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