List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2016

Metals Stocks: Gold at 2-month lows as upbeat jobs data seen raising likelihood of rate hike

Metals Stocks: Gold at 2-month lows as upbeat jobs data seen raising likelihood of rate hike

Gold futures on Wednesday retreated to a two-month low as a private-sector hiring snapshot was seen boosting the chance for an interest-rate hike from the Federal Reserve. December gold GCZ6,… Read more »

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures edge lower as ADP jobs report proves solid

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures edge lower as ADP jobs report proves solid

U.S. stock futures inched modestly lower on Wednesday, following a report of monthly private-sector employment that came in line, if not slightly better than, Wall Street expectations, potentially adding more… Read more »

NewsWatch: Here’s the big mistake oil investors can’t stop making

NewsWatch: Here’s the big mistake oil investors can’t stop making

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Missing the forest for the trees. That describes investors, analysts, the media when it comes to oil prices. Barclays says this is how you should gauge the… Read more »

The Fed: Here’s where every Fed official stands on interest rates after Jackson Hole

The Fed: Here’s where every Fed official stands on interest rates after Jackson Hole

Stanley Fischer, vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, and Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen speak outside of the Jackson Lake Lodge. After the interest-rate chatfest that is the Jackson Hole conference,… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold holds at two-month lows ahead of job-market snapshot

Metals Stocks: Gold holds at two-month lows ahead of job-market snapshot

Gold futures steadied near two-month lows Wednesday as financial markets await a fresh snapshot on the health of the U.S. labor market and its implications for typically gold-negative, rising interest… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Google takes on Uber with new ride-share service

The Wall Street Journal: Google takes on Uber with new ride-share service

Waze, which Google acquired in 2013, offers real-time driving directions based on information from other drivers. Google is moving onto Uber Technologies Inc.’s turf with its own ride-sharing service in… Read more »

European Commission plans new legislation to protect publishers

European Commission plans new legislation to protect publishers

Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY: Fair-goers use laptops at the US search engine giant Google’s stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair 08 October 2006. Human rights groups at the world’s biggest… Read more »

Need to Know: Here’s the big mistake oil investors can’t stop making

Need to Know: Here’s the big mistake oil investors can’t stop making

Goodbye, August, and don’t let the door hit you on the way out. The S&P 500 index could be in for a whopping 0.3% gain this month, which means the… Read more »

Asia Markets: Nikkei bucks downward trend in Asia markets, boosted by weak yen

Asia Markets: Nikkei bucks downward trend in Asia markets, boosted by weak yen

Asian shares were broadly down Wednesday except in Japan, where a weaker yen against the dollar pushed stocks higher. The Nikkei Stock Average NIK, +0.97%  rose 1%, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200… Read more »

Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Voters challenge economic orthodoxy on trade, austerity

Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Voters challenge economic orthodoxy on trade, austerity

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — When International Monetary Fund economists earlier this summer openly questioned the conditions that the lending agency usually requires with its bailout loans, progressives hailed it as though… Read more »

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