List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2018

NewsWatch: Trump rips Fed rate hikes, but investors expect Powell to stay the course

NewsWatch: Trump rips Fed rate hikes, but investors expect Powell to stay the course

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Knee-jerk reaction aside, financial markets aren’t sweating President Donald Trump’s criticism of the Federal Reserve’s decision to tighten monetary policy. See full story. JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon was… Read more »

CryptoWatch: An intraday downturn is putting a bitcoin win streak at risk

CryptoWatch: An intraday downturn is putting a bitcoin win streak at risk

Bitcoin turned lower Friday afternoon, putting an upbeat milestone in jeopardy. After rising as much as 3% on the day, the price of a single bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.32%  last changed… Read more »

130,000 veterans are about to get a hefty tax refund

130,000 veterans are about to get a hefty tax refund

Some veterans who have received disability payments may want to keep an eye out for mail from the Department of Defense — there could be money in it for them…. Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks end day and week mostly flat as Trump stokes fresh worry on trade, monetary policy

Market Snapshot: Stocks end day and week mostly flat as Trump stokes fresh worry on trade, monetary policy

U.S. stocks finished Friday’s trade pretty much where they started the session and the week as losses in consumer-discretionary and energy sectors offset a rise in staples and financials, ahead… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Trump deal to save China’s ZTE survives battle in U.S. Congress

The Wall Street Journal: Trump deal to save China’s ZTE survives battle in U.S. Congress

The ZTE logo is seen on an office building in Shanghai. Senate and House negotiators removed from a must-pass defense bill a legislative attempt to undo President’s Donald Trump’s deal… Read more »

Earnings Outlook: Under Armour earnings: Is an oversupply of merchandise hurting the brand?

Earnings Outlook: Under Armour earnings: Is an oversupply of merchandise hurting the brand?

Under Armour Inc. is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings on Wednesday before the opening bell, and analysts will be looking for signs that the athletic company’s oversupply of merchandise isn’t… Read more »

The New York Post: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director James Gunn fired after offensive tweets resurface

The New York Post: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director James Gunn fired after offensive tweets resurface

Walt Disney Studios has cut ties with “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn after a series of his old tweets re-surfaced this week. “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered… Read more »

Currencies: Dollar sees biggest one-day drop in 3 weeks after Trump comments

Currencies: Dollar sees biggest one-day drop in 3 weeks after Trump comments

The U.S. dollar got pummeled on Friday after President Donald Trump accused China and the European Union of currency and interest-rate manipulation that he says has put the U.S. at… Read more »

Bond Report: 10-year, 30-year Treasury selloff, pushing rates to biggest daily jump in weeks

Bond Report: 10-year, 30-year Treasury selloff, pushing rates to biggest daily jump in weeks

Long-dated government bond yields on Friday saw their most severe selloff in weeks, extending a recent climb, as investors grappled with President Donald Trump’s comments criticizing domestic monetary policy and… Read more »

Merck touts a 60% price cut, but the drug is outdated and on the way out

Merck touts a 60% price cut, but the drug is outdated and on the way out

Drugmakers have been lining up to tout new drug price policies lately, from deferring increases to freezing drug prices. Merck & Co. Inc. went a step further on Thursday, announcing… Read more »

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