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Metals Stocks: Gold ends below the closely watched $1,200 mark for a second straight session

Metals Stocks: Gold ends below the closely watched $1,200 mark for a second straight session

By Markets/commodities reporter News editor Gold futures settled with a modest loss to mark another roughly 1 ½-year low as the U.S. dollar looked set to end the week higher…. Read more »

The Moneyist: When my mother was dying, my sister wrote herself a check and stole $20,000

The Moneyist: When my mother was dying, my sister wrote herself a check and stole $20,000

Dear Moneyist, My mom passed away three months ago and it has been an eye-opening experience with my siblings. There are three of us and the will divided the inheritance… Read more »

CryptoWatch: Cryptocurrency prices hold their ground

CryptoWatch: Cryptocurrency prices hold their ground

After a torrid start to the week, digital currencies were showing signs of a revival, with most major coins holding on to yesterday’s gains in Thursday trading. After rising as… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasury yields climb after plans for China and U.S. to renew trade talks

Bond Report: Treasury yields climb after plans for China and U.S. to renew trade talks

U.S. Treasurys slumped on Thursday, pushing yields higher, as demand for haven assets, and thus flows into U.S. government paper, abated after reports saying China and the U.S. would resume… Read more »

Cinema stocks recover after falling on report Amazon in the running to acquire Landmark Theatres

Cinema stocks recover after falling on report Amazon in the running to acquire Landmark Theatres

Cinema stocks tumbled in premarket trade Thursday before recouping their losses, after Bloomberg reported that e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +0.76%  is looking to acquire theater chain Landmark Theatres. AMC… Read more »

The Margin: Fox News host compares Denmark to Venezuela, gets slammed as ‘fake news’

The Margin: Fox News host compares Denmark to Venezuela, gets slammed as ‘fake news’

Denmark may be one of the happiest places on Earth, but Danes weren’t exactly smiling when Fox News host and MarketWatch alum Trish Regan last weekend unleashed a diatribe comparing… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Best Buy is buying a health tech company that caters to the elderly and analysts are gushing

The Ratings Game: Best Buy is buying a health tech company that caters to the elderly and analysts are gushing

Best Buy Co Inc. shares rose Thursday as analysts cheered the news of its acquisition of San Diego-based GreatCall, a health technology company that focuses on the elderly. The electronics… Read more »

Market Extra: China shores up the yuan, soothing devaluation fears

Market Extra: China shores up the yuan, soothing devaluation fears

Chinese authorities moved to shore up the yuan on Thursday, by draining liquidity from the offshore traded currency via restrictions on Chinese banks, easing worries about the possibility of a… Read more »

Walmart same-store sales grow at fastest pace in 10 years as e-commerce spending climbs

Walmart same-store sales grow at fastest pace in 10 years as e-commerce spending climbs

Walmart Inc. reported same-store sales growth at the strongest levels in more than a decade, offsetting analyst concerns about major investments in areas like e-commerce, where the retail giant expects… Read more »

How we choose real and fake news

How we choose real and fake news

President Trump’s relationship with the media just reached new, acrimonious level. On Thursday, some 350 American newspapers published editorials taking issue with Trump’s description of the media as “the enemy… Read more »

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