List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Wall Street Journal: After ‘a valiant effort,’ struggling Hhgregg files for bankruptcy

The Wall Street Journal: After ‘a valiant effort,’ struggling Hhgregg files for bankruptcy

Appliance seller Hhgregg Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Monday night, the latest retailer brought down by declining traffic and the proliferation of online shopping. “We’ve given it a valiant effort… Read more »

Market Extra: Fed may start kicking rate hikes ‘old school’: Gundlach

Market Extra: Fed may start kicking rate hikes ‘old school’: Gundlach

With inflation targets pretty much met, unemployment at multiyear lows and the support of improving economic data, DoubleLine Capital’s “Bond King” Jeffrey Gundlach said the Federal Reserve has no excuse… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: NFL says Las Vegas market can support a team

The Wall Street Journal: NFL says Las Vegas market can support a team

The National Football League has decided that Las Vegas is a viable NFL city, a key determination that gets the Oakland Raiders closer to moving to Sin City. That decision… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Raphael Bostic said to be top candidate to lead Atlanta Fed

The Wall Street Journal: Raphael Bostic said to be top candidate to lead Atlanta Fed

A former Obama administration housing official has emerged as a leading candidate to run the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, according to people familiar with the matter. If he is… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: ZTE pleads guilty to violating Iran sanctions, will pay $892 million

The Wall Street Journal: ZTE pleads guilty to violating Iran sanctions, will pay $892 million

Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. has agreed to pay $892 million in fines and plead guilty to violating U.S. sanctions on Iran and obstructing justice, ending a five-year probe that… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Instacart valued at $3.4 billion after latest funding round

The Wall Street Journal: Instacart valued at $3.4 billion after latest funding round

Instacart has added $300 million to $400 million to its coffers in a new funding round that values the grocery delivery company at about $3.4 billion, according to a person… Read more »

Be cautious about stocks for these 3 reasons

Be cautious about stocks for these 3 reasons

Equity investors will receive information in three important areas over the next week, and two have been the driving force behind the stock market’s recent euphoria. First, China will release… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: House panel to hold first public hearing on Russia’s role in election

The Wall Street Journal: House panel to hold first public hearing on Russia’s role in election

WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee will host the first public hearing concerning alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election later in March, the panel’s chairman announced Tuesday. House… Read more »

Economic Report: Consumer credit grows by slowest rate in five years in January

Economic Report: Consumer credit grows by slowest rate in five years in January

By Senior economics reporter A shopper carries Macy’s Inc. shopping bags in San Francisco, California. Consumer borrowing rose at the slowest pace in more than five years in January, suggesting… Read more »

Note to Rep. Chaffetz: Health care is a lot more expensive than an iPhone

Note to Rep. Chaffetz: Health care is a lot more expensive than an iPhone

Republicans revealed health care legislation on Monday meant to replace the Affordable Care Act — the result of a long process throughout which President Donald Trump called the country’s health… Read more »

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