List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Tell: Know when to fold ’em: The stock market just gave us 3 ominous ‘tells’

The Tell: Know when to fold ’em: The stock market just gave us 3 ominous ‘tells’

Taking his place among some of the stock market’s most pessimistic doomsayers, Graham Summers, chief market strategist at Phoenix Capital Research, has been extremely bearish on equities for a long… Read more »

Andrea Coombes' Ways and Means: Four reasons to consider a reverse mortgage when you retire

Andrea Coombes' Ways and Means: Four reasons to consider a reverse mortgage when you retire

Are you wondering how you’re going to come up with enough money to retire, especially considering the potential for major spending shocks such as nursing-home care? If you’re a homeowner,… Read more »

In One Chart: Down payments are half what they were nearly 30 years ago

In One Chart: Down payments are half what they were nearly 30 years ago

Down payments are getting smaller – and not just among first-time homebuyers. Data published Monday by the National Association of Realtors shows the median percent down payment among first-timers and… Read more »

Market Extra: FBI’s Clinton investigation is a ‘black swan’ that could swing the election: Citi

Market Extra: FBI’s Clinton investigation is a ‘black swan’ that could swing the election: Citi

Probe could be a game changer. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s bombshell announcement Friday that it is reviewing additional emails as part of its probe into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary… Read more »

Netflix’s new show ‘The Crown’ ushers in a new era of content spending

Netflix’s new show ‘The Crown’ ushers in a new era of content spending

Netflix Inc. has entered a new age. “The Crown” is launching on the service Friday Nov. 4. The 10-episode series is the streaming giant’s most expensive to date. Produced by… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold edges lower, underpinned by election jitters

Metals Stocks: Gold edges lower, underpinned by election jitters

Gold futures edged lower Monday, with a stronger U.S. dollar setting the tone, but traded not far off a more-than-three-week high set at the end of last week on jitters… Read more »

NewsWatch: Economic anxiety isn’t behind Trump or Brexit

NewsWatch: Economic anxiety isn’t behind Trump or Brexit

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE The tide of populism that drove Donald Trump’s campaign and the Brexit vote isn’t powered by economic anxieties, but by the old cultural wars, writes Anatole Kaletsky…. Read more »

10 bizarre things Americans steal during the holidays

10 bizarre things Americans steal during the holidays

Americans tend to get sticky fingers around holiday time. Shoplifting is a major problem for retailers around the holidays, says Ernie Deyle, the co-author of the Global Retail Theft Barometer… Read more »

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks edge higher after jump in consumer spending

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks edge higher after jump in consumer spending

U.S. stocks edged modestly higher Monday after stronger-than-expected consumer spending data underlined the view that the economy is growing at a steady pace. Data earlier showed Americans increased spending in… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil futures slump as doubts grow over OPEC output deal

Futures Movers: Oil futures slump as doubts grow over OPEC output deal

Oil futures retreated Monday on lingering negative sentiment around proposed production cuts by major oil producing nations after a weekend meeting of major oil producers made little progress. The December… Read more »

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