List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2018

Key Words: Samantha Bee apologizes for calling Ivanka Trump the ‘c-word’

Key Words: Samantha Bee apologizes for calling Ivanka Trump the ‘c-word’

Samantha Bee stole Roseanne Barr’s thunder on Wednesday night. The “Full Frontal” comedian took aim at Ivanka Trump for posting what she called “the second most oblivious tweet we’ve seen… Read more »

The Fed: Fed’s Mester says market unease over Italy, flattening yield curve hasn’t made her more cautious

The Fed: Fed’s Mester says market unease over Italy, flattening yield curve hasn’t made her more cautious

Loretta Mester, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, spoke to MarketWatch in an exclusive interview The market may have encountered a fresh round of turmoil, but Cleveland Fed… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow drops over 200 points as U.S. tariffs reignite trade-war fears

Market Snapshot: Dow drops over 200 points as U.S. tariffs reignite trade-war fears

U.S. stocks remained lower Thursday afternoon, with the U.S. decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico sparking retaliation by trade partners… Read more »

Personal Finance Daily: Why people are leaving California and the savings-account hack that will give you 20x what you’re earning now

Personal Finance Daily: Why people are leaving California and the savings-account hack that will give you 20x what you’re earning now

Happy Thursday, MarketWatchers! Here are the top personal finance stories of the day. Personal Finance People are leaving California in droves—and this is where they are going Californian emigrants aren’t… Read more »

Californian emigrants aren’t all moving to cheaper housing markets

Californian emigrants aren’t all moving to cheaper housing markets

High housing costs have fueled an exodus from California in recent years — and many of those migrants are choosing to leave the Golden State to lay down roots in… Read more »

Futures Movers: U.S. oil benchmark ends lower, posts first monthly loss since February

Futures Movers: U.S. oil benchmark ends lower, posts first monthly loss since February

By Markets/commodities reporter Deputy markets editor U.S. oil prices settled lower Thursday, pressured by unexpected increases in U.S. petroleum-product stockpiles, ongoing growth in domestic crude output and uncertainty surrounding OPEC’s… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Italian parties reach deal on forming coalition government

The Wall Street Journal: Italian parties reach deal on forming coalition government

ROME—Two large antiestablishment parties, the League and the 5 Star Movement, struck a deal Thursday evening on reviving a coalition government, according to a 5 Star official, a development that… Read more »

Commodities Corner: Here’s what steel and aluminum tariffs on U.S. allies mean for the metals market

Commodities Corner: Here’s what steel and aluminum tariffs on U.S. allies mean for the metals market

By Markets/commodities reporter Steel and aluminum prices climbed Thursday after the Trump administration said it would impose steel and aluminum tariffs on U.S. allies Canada, Mexico and the European Union… Read more »

Market Extra: Italian tremors foreshadow more pain in next market panic as central banks retreat

Market Extra: Italian tremors foreshadow more pain in next market panic as central banks retreat

If investors thought the temporary shock waves created by Italy’s political turmoil earlier this week was bad, they should imagine what it would have felt like if global central banks… Read more »

After tax cuts, more banks are profitable than at any time in the past two decades

After tax cuts, more banks are profitable than at any time in the past two decades

Banks got a big boost to their bottom lines from the tax changes passed late last year, according to a report out Tuesday. Net income increased 27.5% in the first… Read more »

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