List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Bon-Ton to close its remaining department stores, putting 24,000 out of work

The Wall Street Journal: Bon-Ton to close its remaining department stores, putting 24,000 out of work

Department-store operator Bon-Ton Stores Inc. will begin closing down its remaining stores and go out of business after a bankruptcy judge said she would approve the sale of the retailer’s… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Wynn Resorts expands board to add three women

The Wall Street Journal: Wynn Resorts expands board to add three women

Wynn Resorts Ltd. has expanded its board to 11 members, adding three women as independent directors as regulators continue to investigate the company’s handling of sexual-misconduct allegations against its former… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: White House budget office to investigate Scott Pruitt’s spending

The Wall Street Journal: White House budget office to investigate Scott Pruitt’s spending

WASHINGTON — White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Wednesday that he will investigate findings that the Environmental Protection Agency violated the law when it bought a $43,000 soundproof phone… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Fox rejected Comcast’s richer bid over antitrust worries

The Wall Street Journal: Fox rejected Comcast’s richer bid over antitrust worries

21st Century Fox Inc. rejected an acquisition offer for its entertainment assets from cable giant Comcast Corp. largely over antitrust concerns, according to a regulatory filing, even though the bid… Read more »

SEC proposes 'best interest' standard for retail investors

SEC proposes 'best interest' standard for retail investors

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed a rule that requires new disclosures for registered broker-dealers giving investors financial advice. FILE PHOTO: The U.S…. Read more »

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield hits highest in four weeks; yield curve remains a focus

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield hits highest in four weeks; yield curve remains a focus

Treasury yields rose across the board on Wednesday, and the closely watched narrowing of the premium between short-dated and longer-dated bonds took a breather. How are Treasurys performing? The 2-year… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Manhattan nanny convicted of killing two children

The Wall Street Journal: Manhattan nanny convicted of killing two children

The father of two young kids butchered by their caretaker cried in court and hugged jurors Wednesday as the jury announced killer nanny Yoselyn Ortega was guilty on four counts… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: EU to offer U.S. trade plan in effort to avoid steel and aluminum tariffs

The Wall Street Journal: EU to offer U.S. trade plan in effort to avoid steel and aluminum tariffs

The European Union is drawing up a peace offer it hopes will end trade hostilities with the White House and avoid steel and aluminum tariffs being imposed on the bloc… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow slumps as IBM’s stock logs worst day in 5 years; energy sector buoys broader market

Market Snapshot: Dow slumps as IBM’s stock logs worst day in 5 years; energy sector buoys broader market

The Dow industrials ended lower Wednesday as IBM’s shares got walloped; however, gains in shares of energy-related firms helped the broader market post modest gains. Wall Street showed a muted… Read more »

Personal Finance Daily: How accountants party after Tax Day and everything you need to know about attorney-client privilege

Personal Finance Daily: How accountants party after Tax Day and everything you need to know about attorney-client privilege

Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers! Hope your survived tax season. Here are some of the day’s top personal finance stories to help you recover. Personal Finance This is how many female pilots… Read more »

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