List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2016

Savers battle to keep emergency fund filled

Savers battle to keep emergency fund filled

A piggy bank branded with the logo of the English Premier League soccer club Arsenal is seen in a souvenir shop in London October 18, 2011. Reuters/Chris Helgren NEW YORK… Read more »

Fidelity marked down value of several pre-IPO companies in January

Fidelity marked down value of several pre-IPO companies in January

A pedestrian walks past a stock ticker at a Fidelity Investments office in Boston, Massachusetts July 31, 2013. Reuters/Brian Snyder BOSTON Fidelity Investments, the largest mutual fund investor in pre-IPO… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks move higher amid oil rally, weak U.S. data

Market Snapshot: Stocks move higher amid oil rally, weak U.S. data

U.S. stocks moved higher Monday, after dipping in and out of negative territory. A rally in oil prices boosted energy and materials shares, offsetting lackluster U.S. economic reports. Chinese developments… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks finish with gains, still endure third monthly drop in a row

Europe Markets: European stocks finish with gains, still endure third monthly drop in a row

European stocks on Monday closed with gains after China’s central bank launched another stimulus effort, but nonetheless locked in their third straight monthly decline. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, +0.72%… Read more »

NewsWatch: Tightening financial conditions are equal to 3 rate hikes, Fed’s Brainard says

NewsWatch: Tightening financial conditions are equal to 3 rate hikes, Fed’s Brainard says

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Financial market conditions over the past year and a half are equivalent to 75 basis points of tighter monetary policy, said Fed Gov. Lael Brainard on Friday…. Read more »

Market Snapshot: Oil drags on stocks but Dow, S&P 500 gain for second week

Market Snapshot: Oil drags on stocks but Dow, S&P 500 gain for second week

U.S. Federal Reserve’s Janet Yellen. U.S. stocks wiped out earlier gains to finish generally lower on Friday, pulled down as crude-oil prices turned south. But all three main indexes closed… Read more »

The Tell: Gundlach has turned bullish on U.S. stocks, after being bearish

The Tell: Gundlach has turned bullish on U.S. stocks, after being bearish

Bond King Jeff Gundlach, co-founder and chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, has turned bullish on stocks. Gundlach and other DoubleLine money managers became more sanguine about equities at a… Read more »

Reports of Zika Cases Growing Quickly in U.S.

Reports of Zika Cases Growing Quickly in U.S.

Reports of people sickened by Zika virus are growing quickly in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, illustrating serious challenges posed by frequent travel to and… Read more »

Personal Finance Daily: How to celebrate leap day, and what it means to have great credit

Personal Finance Daily: How to celebrate leap day, and what it means to have great credit

Hello, MarketWatchers. 9 reasons to celebrate Leap Day on Feb. 29 Restaurants and retailers offer quirky deals. Alcoholic soda was a $116 million business in 2015 Hard soda is a… Read more »

Starboard's Smith sees 'a lot of opportunity' in Yahoo

Starboard's Smith sees 'a lot of opportunity' in Yahoo

A Yahoo logo is pictured in front of a building in Rolle, 30 km (19 miles) east of Geneva, in this file picture taken December 12, 2012. Reuters/Denis Balibouse BOSTON… Read more »

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