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The Moneyist: My ex-wife stopped payments on our home and racked up credit-card debt in my name

The Moneyist: My ex-wife stopped payments on our home and racked up credit-card debt in my name

Dear Moneyist, Before I got married in 2001 I had a credit score of 780. My wife at the time turned out to be extremely deceitful and we ended up… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow snaps 8-session skid, but logs worst weekly fall since March as trade jitters persist

Market Snapshot: Dow snaps 8-session skid, but logs worst weekly fall since March as trade jitters persist

U.S. stock benchmarks ended mostly higher on Friday as an OPEC-inspired rally in energy shares helped the Dow industrials halt a lengthy slide, but equities rang up weekly losses in… Read more »

NewsWatch: This is what the stock-market indicator with the best track record is telling us

NewsWatch: This is what the stock-market indicator with the best track record is telling us

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Hint: Large amounts of “cash on the sidelines” isn’t a long-term bullish indicator. See full story. These companies are expected to profit from Trump’s continued ‘zero-tolerance’ policy… Read more »

These companies are expected to profit from Trump’s continued ‘zero-tolerance’ policy at the border

These companies are expected to profit from Trump’s continued ‘zero-tolerance’ policy at the border

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy at the border generated weeks of outrage, but for some federal contractors it’s also generating profits, analysts say. The detention of thousands of adults… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Kroger paid too much for meal kit company Home Chef, analysts say

The Ratings Game: Kroger paid too much for meal kit company Home Chef, analysts say

With a price tag that could reach $700 million, Kroger Co. overpaid for meal-kit company Home Chef, UBS analysts wrote in a Friday note. The deal, announced in May, called… Read more »

Commodities Corner: OPEC dashes hopes for much lower U.S. gasoline prices this summer

Commodities Corner: OPEC dashes hopes for much lower U.S. gasoline prices this summer

By Markets/commodities reporter All hopes for significantly lower gasoline prices at the pump this summer were squashed when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries announced a smaller-than-expected increase in… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasury yields end lower for the week as global trade tensions spur haven demand

Bond Report: Treasury yields end lower for the week as global trade tensions spur haven demand

Treasury yields held their ground on Friday after a week that saw the traditional haven boosted by anxieties centered on trade clashes between the U.S. and major trading partners such… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Here’s what could happen to Apple’s average selling prices in the next iPhone cycle

The Ratings Game: Here’s what could happen to Apple’s average selling prices in the next iPhone cycle

Apple Inc. has struggled to meet Wall Street’s expectations for iPhone units sales in recent quarters, but the company has surprised investors by getting consumers to pay ever more for… Read more »

Currencies: U.S. dollar heads for weekly loss after hitting 1-year high against Canadian counterpart

Currencies: U.S. dollar heads for weekly loss after hitting 1-year high against Canadian counterpart

The U.S. dollar rallied to its best level in a year against its Canadian rival Friday morning, thanks to sluggish Canadian economic data that underlined the fragility of Canada’s economy…. Read more »

ETF Investing: SEC may make it easier to create exchange-traded funds

ETF Investing: SEC may make it easier to create exchange-traded funds

Exchange-traded funds have been one of the most popular segments of Wall Street for years, with assets seeming to hit records on a monthly basis, but a potential upcoming regulatory… Read more »

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