List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Wall Street Journal: Wal-Mart to stop selling semiautomatic rifles, citing declining demand

The Wall Street Journal: Wal-Mart to stop selling semiautomatic rifles, citing declining demand

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will soon stop selling semiautomatic rifles, removing what have become politicized items from shelves for reasons the retailer says are purely business. Wal-Mart WMT, +2.74% the nation’s… Read more »

Currencies: Dollar finishes higher against euro, yen for 2nd session

Currencies: Dollar finishes higher against euro, yen for 2nd session

The dollar finished higher against its main rivals Wednesday for the second session in a row after the People’s Bank of China injected 140 billion yuan into the country’s financial… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasury yields climb as Wall Street rebounds

Bond Report: Treasury yields climb as Wall Street rebounds

Treasury yields continued to climb on Wednesday, with the 10-year yield reaching its highest level in more than a week, as Wall Street recovered from a six-session rout, and investors… Read more »

Amid market chaos, new investors jumped into stocks

Amid market chaos, new investors jumped into stocks

Robinhood saw a 500% increase in net deposits Monday. As stocks took a nose dive earlier this week, online investors decided the time was right to buy. Online investing platforms… Read more »

The Margin: 5 fast food combos more outrageous than a McWhopper

The Margin: 5 fast food combos more outrageous than a McWhopper

Burger King is offering a peace treaty to its fast food burger rival McDonald’s. In a full-page newspaper ad Wednesday, Burger King proposed the two companies make a mashup of… Read more »

I just ate my own version of the ‘McWhopper’

I just ate my own version of the ‘McWhopper’

It’s unclear if the world will ever see the McWhopper. But I’ve already devoured one. Two, in fact. In case you missed the news, Burger King has invited McDonald’s MCD,… Read more »

U.S. money market assets jump to highest in five months: iMoneyNet

U.S. money market assets jump to highest in five months: iMoneyNet

NEW YORK Assets of U.S. money market funds rose to a five-month high as some investors piled into cash because of global market turmoil stemming from worries about China, the… Read more »

BNY Mellon says fund pricing system collapsed

BNY Mellon says fund pricing system collapsed

A BNY Mellon sign is seen on their headquarters in New York’s financial district, January 19, 2011. Reuters/Brendan McDermid BNY Mellon Corp said on Wednesday an accounting system it relies… Read more »

Commodities Corner: Commodities are ripe for a rebound

Commodities Corner: Commodities are ripe for a rebound

By Markets/commodities reporter Year to date, the Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return has lost more than 18%. Investors sentiment surrounding commodity prices is had its lowest level in decades —… Read more »

Capitol Report: Trump’s problems with Hispanics go way beyond Jorge Ramos, data suggests

Capitol Report: Trump’s problems with Hispanics go way beyond Jorge Ramos, data suggests

Jorge Ramos isn’t the only Hispanic American Donald Trump has a problem with. Recent polls suggest that Trump remains wildly unpopular among American Hispanics. An NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo poll… Read more »

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