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NewsWatch: U.S. stock futures fall in shortened session as China data reinforces global slowdown fears

NewsWatch: U.S. stock futures fall in shortened session as China data reinforces global slowdown fears

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE U.S. stock futures fall Monday in a shortened session, and with regular trading close in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. China economic data… Read more »

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures fall in shortened session as China data reinforces global slowdown fears

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures fall in shortened session as China data reinforces global slowdown fears

U.S. stock futures fell Monday in a shortened session, as the weakest Chinese growth data in three decades weighed on investors. Regular trading for U.S. markets will be closed Monday… Read more »

London Markets: FTSE 100 inches up after China data; May to outline latest Brexit proposal

London Markets: FTSE 100 inches up after China data; May to outline latest Brexit proposal

London markets inched up Monday, as investors weighed up the latest China growth data and waited for Prime Minister Theresa May to outline her latest Brexit proposal to parliament. Bookmaker… Read more »

The Conversation: 3 smart ways Trump can disrupt health care and drive down costs

The Conversation: 3 smart ways Trump can disrupt health care and drive down costs

Since his winning presidential campaign, Donald Trump has been repeatedly billed as a disrupter. From trade and foreign policy to immigration, Trump has consistently tried to shake up the status… Read more »

World’s wealthiest saw their fortunes increase by $2.5 billion a day in 2018: Oxfam

World’s wealthiest saw their fortunes increase by $2.5 billion a day in 2018: Oxfam

While the poorest half of the world was scraping by on less than $5.50 a day in 2018, the world’s billionaires saw their wealth increase by $900 billion — or… Read more »

Outside the Box: These 3 leading economic indicators show no recession is coming

Outside the Box: These 3 leading economic indicators show no recession is coming

The late singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen once lyricized that “there is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” That’s sort of how we feel about financial markets right… Read more »

Market Extra: Which markets are closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Market Extra: Which markets are closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

U.S. stock and bond markets on Monday will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, providing a pause after a bullish tilt on Wall Street to… Read more »

Capital Confidential: Whispers from the U.K.’s business and politics worlds

Capital Confidential: Whispers from the U.K.’s business and politics worlds

Welcome to Capital Confidential — a weekly diary column featuring the best tidbits from around the U.K.’s business and political landscape from MarketWatch sister publication Financial News. This week: A… Read more »

Asia Markets: Asian markets rise despite slower economic growth in China

Asia Markets: Asian markets rise despite slower economic growth in China

Shares in Asia rose Monday, extending gains on Wall Street last week. Buying enthusiasm has been spurred by renewed hopes for progress on resolving the trade standoff between the U.S…. Read more »

The Margin: Patriots are the early Super Bowl favorites against Rams

The Margin: Patriots are the early Super Bowl favorites against Rams

The New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl — again — and pulled off their second comeback of the night after winning Sunday’s AFC championship Oddsmakers Sunday night made… Read more »

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