List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Fed: 5 things to know about Kevin Warsh, who may be the next Fed chairman

The Fed: 5 things to know about Kevin Warsh, who may be the next Fed chairman

By Senior economics reporter Kevin Warsh, former governor of the Federal Reserve board, met with President Donald Trump on Thursday about the top job at the U.S. central bank, The… Read more »

Robert Powell: What I’ve learned over 14 years of covering the ‘depressing’ — but crucial — topic of retirement

Robert Powell: What I’ve learned over 14 years of covering the ‘depressing’ — but crucial — topic of retirement

Does all the grim retirement news just make you want to scream sometimes? This is the last column I will write about retirement for MarketWatch. No, I’m not retiring. But… Read more »

Deep Dive: These companies may enjoy a windfall under Trump’s tax plan

Deep Dive: These companies may enjoy a windfall under Trump’s tax plan

There’s plenty of reading to do to understand President Donald Trump’s tax reform proposal, but one major feature is quite simple — a lowering of the federal income-tax rate to… Read more »

Merck Hepatitis C exit could lift the space’s two remaining drugmakers

Merck Hepatitis C exit could lift the space’s two remaining drugmakers

Merck announced early Friday that it plans to stop developing its two hepatitis C therapies. The decision follows a similar one by Johnson & Johnson earlier this month, with both… Read more »

Nvidia adds Google Assistant to Shield streaming device in challenge to Apple TV

Nvidia adds Google Assistant to Shield streaming device in challenge to Apple TV

Nvidia Inc. is adding Google’s virtual assistant technology to its Shield 4K video streaming and gaming device, the company announced Thursday, beefing up its offering and positioning it as a… Read more »

Everything new on Netflix in October, and what’s leaving

Everything new on Netflix in October, and what’s leaving

It didn’t win any of the major awards at the Emmys, but Netflix Inc.’s surprise monster hit series “Stranger Things” is set to return in October, just in time for… Read more »

Market Snapshot: S&P 500 hits intraday record as stock market tries to end month higher

Market Snapshot: S&P 500 hits intraday record as stock market tries to end month higher

U.S. stocks on Friday were showing slight gains, but the Dow was trading flat, with investors struggling to find fresh catalysts to push equity benchmarks to fresh records in a… Read more »

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: Breaking down Trump’s tax plan | Big bad bubbles | Ray Dalio

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: Breaking down Trump’s tax plan | Big bad bubbles | Ray Dalio

MarketWatch rounded up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week. 1. Digging into Trumps’s tax plan Taxes are one of the week’s big themes. Overhauling the federal… Read more »

The Fed: Fed’s Harker expects to hike interest rates in December

The Fed: Fed’s Harker expects to hike interest rates in December

By Senior economics reporter Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said Friday he still expects the central bank to raise interest rates in December, according to… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks ring up best month of 2017

Europe Markets: European stocks ring up best month of 2017

European stocks advanced on Friday, booking the best month of the year after a string of upbeat data and a rally for the banking sector on rising expectations for tighter… Read more »

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