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This is how much airline passengers paid in all those extra fees last year

This is how much airline passengers paid in all those extra fees last year

Most travelers are paying more to fly today, as airlines charge record fees for features that were once free with the base airfare, like reserving seats in advance and checking… Read more »

The Tell: A rising share of Wall Street CFOs think this stock market is ‘bubblicious’

The Tell: A rising share of Wall Street CFOs think this stock market is ‘bubblicious’

Wall Street stocks have been mostly on a record-setting uptrend and that has raised concerns from C-suite executives tasked with managing a corporation’s money, according to a quarterly survey conducted… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks in holding pattern amid North Korea threat; Dow on track for 2nd weekly gain

Market Snapshot: Stocks in holding pattern amid North Korea threat; Dow on track for 2nd weekly gain

U.S. stocks tilted slightly lower on Friday, with the main benchmark index set to end the week flat as investors shrugged off the latest bout of geopolitical uncertainty. The S&P… Read more »

Capitol Report: What to expect from Congress and Trump on tax reform next week

Capitol Report: What to expect from Congress and Trump on tax reform next week

Top Trump administration officials and congressional leaders including Paul Ryan, right, are expected to release more details about a tax overhaul next week. Investors can expect some more details about… Read more »

The Tell: Why this week’s jump by 2-year Treasury yields is a ‘big deal’ for stock-market bulls

The Tell: Why this week’s jump by 2-year Treasury yields is a ‘big deal’ for stock-market bulls

Investors weren’t too ruffled by the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting, but it did appear to foster one market development that should cheer stock market bulls, according to… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold ends slightly higher after North Korea threat, but posts weekly decline

Metals Stocks: Gold ends slightly higher after North Korea threat, but posts weekly decline

By Markets/commodities reporter Gold futures eked out a small gain Friday, with heightened tension pegged to North Korea credited with providing a modicum of support to the haven. But the… Read more »

Want to make that inherited Roth IRA last longer? Here’s how

Want to make that inherited Roth IRA last longer? Here’s how

When inheriting an IRA, Roth IRA or other retirement account, it can be tempting to cash out. In many cases, taking advantage of the provisions in current law to “stretch”… Read more »

London Markets: FTSE 100 pivots to end higher as pound weakens after May’s Brexit speech

London Markets: FTSE 100 pivots to end higher as pound weakens after May’s Brexit speech

U.K. stocks reversed course and rallied to the close on Friday after Prime Minister Theresa May failed to instill confidence about the continuing Brexit talks at a speech in Florence,… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Why financial advisers are not asking the right questions when it comes to ‘risk tolerance’

The Wall Street Journal: Why financial advisers are not asking the right questions when it comes to ‘risk tolerance’

Anybody who has ever been to a financial adviser knows the drill. The adviser begins by asking you to fill out a questionnaire, aimed at getting at a key measure:… Read more »

Hurricane Maria barrels over Turks and Caicos as death toll mounts

Hurricane Maria barrels over Turks and Caicos as death toll mounts

Hurricane Maria continued on a path of destruction Friday, sweeping over the Turks and Caicos Islands en route for the Bahamas after devastating a swath of Caribbean islands and shutting… Read more »

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