List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Margin: Statue of Liberty goes dark, and Twitter lights up with conspiracy theories

The Margin: Statue of Liberty goes dark, and Twitter lights up with conspiracy theories

Let symbolism ring! Images of a darkened Statue of Liberty triggered an outpouring of metaphors and a conspiracy theory or two across social media on Tuesday evening. That’s after the… Read more »

The U.S. cities with the best credit scores

The U.S. cities with the best credit scores

You can tell the wealth of a city by its credit score. The large cities with the best average credit scores have been ranked in a new study. San Francisco… Read more »

Matthew Lynn's London Eye: 5 ways the Fed rate hikes will hit global markets

Matthew Lynn's London Eye: 5 ways the Fed rate hikes will hit global markets

LONDON (MarketWatch) — One interest-rate hike was a tweak. A second is normalization. And a third? That is going to look like a whole raising cycle. It now looks almost… Read more »

Most of the highest paying jobs in the U.S. sound either really weird or boring

Most of the highest paying jobs in the U.S. sound either really weird or boring

If you’re searching for a high-paying job, look no further. This may come as no surprise to parents who always wanted their children to study medicine. Physicians were the highest-paid… Read more »

Market Extra: ‘Wildcard’ for ECB rates and 4 other things to watch at Thursday’s meeting

Market Extra: ‘Wildcard’ for ECB rates and 4 other things to watch at Thursday’s meeting

Forget about the U.S. Federal Reserve’s potential interest-rate rise this month for a minute. Over in Europe, there’s another exciting policy meeting on tap, when the European Central Bank gathers… Read more »

Market Extra: Stock investors can’t bank on another 8-year bull-market bonanza

Market Extra: Stock investors can’t bank on another 8-year bull-market bonanza

On Thursday, Wall Street will celebrate the eighth anniversary of the most recent, and perhaps the most hated, cyclical bull market. It has been hated because there are those who… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil prices under pressure on signs of spike in U.S. supply, drop in China demand

Futures Movers: Oil prices under pressure on signs of spike in U.S. supply, drop in China demand

Crude oil prices declined Wednesday as investors braced for a further rise in U.S. oil inventories as well as a tapering of China’s demand. On the New York Mercantile Exchange,… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil prices under pressure after U.S. supply rises, China demand wanes

Futures Movers: Oil prices under pressure after U.S. supply rises, China demand wanes

Crude oil prices declined Wednesday amid a tapering of China’s demand and concerns about rising U.S. oil supply. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery… Read more »

Report accuses Caterpillar of tax fraud to prop up its stock price

Report accuses Caterpillar of tax fraud to prop up its stock price

A new report commissioned by the federal government accuses Caterpillar Inc. of using tax and accounting fraud to prop up its stock price, according to a report late Tuesday. “Caterpillar… Read more »

Most of the highest paying jobs in the U.S. sound either weird or boring

Most of the highest paying jobs in the U.S. sound either weird or boring

If you’re searching for a high-paying job, look no further. This may come as no surprise to parents who always wanted their children to study medicine. Physicians were the highest-paid… Read more »

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