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Amazon wants to disrupt the neighborhood pharmacy—but its sketchy health products could get in the way

Amazon wants to disrupt the neighborhood pharmacy—but its sketchy health products could get in the way

Amazon is hawking dubious health products, including some that have been criticized by regulators and may even be illegal. Current health offerings, replete with literal “snake oil,”a term that refers… Read more »

Market Extra: Turkish central bank struggles to stabilize falling lira as Erdogan bashes policy makers

Market Extra: Turkish central bank struggles to stabilize falling lira as Erdogan bashes policy makers

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey implemented a backdoor interest rate hike on Tuesday in an effort to calm the spiraling Turkish lira and spiking bond yields. The… Read more »

In One Chart: What $1,000 invested in each of these 15 popular stocks before the Great Recession looks like now

In One Chart: What $1,000 invested in each of these 15 popular stocks before the Great Recession looks like now

“What if…?” That’s the question any investor familiar with the pangs of FOMO (fear of missing out) has asked at some point. These days it probably comes up more often… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Urban Outfitters says fashion is back in style and driving same-store sales into positive territory

The Ratings Game: Urban Outfitters says fashion is back in style and driving same-store sales into positive territory

Urban Outfitters three core brands reported positive same-store sales for the first time since 2015 Urban Outfitters Inc. executives say fashion is back in style and it helped drive same-store… Read more »

Pixar’s ‘Coco’ will give parents a way to talk to their kids about death

Pixar’s ‘Coco’ will give parents a way to talk to their kids about death

The Thanksgiving holiday means family-friendly films are heading to theaters, a tradition like turkey and stuffing, that is baked into the holiday—think of films like “Moana,” “The Good Dinosaur” and… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil gains as traders look ahead to U.S. supply update, OPEC meeting

Futures Movers: Oil gains as traders look ahead to U.S. supply update, OPEC meeting

By Markets/commodities reporter Oil headed higher Tuesday, as traders awaited an update on U.S. crude supplies that comes ahead of a key meeting of major producers next week. The U.S…. Read more »

Paris watchdog win bolsters its fight for Brexit banks

Paris watchdog win bolsters its fight for Brexit banks

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – The surprise decision to move the European Banking Authority to Paris will boost its chances of attracting London banks after Brexit, French officials said on Tuesday. A… Read more »

Your Money: Gear up for a big year of giving

Your Money: Gear up for a big year of giving

CHICAGO (Reuters) – If proposed tax overhaul changes are adopted, giving to charity for tax reasons will no longer be as valuable for most people as it is this year…. Read more »

FINRA fines JPMorgan $1.25 million for failures in employee background checks

FINRA fines JPMorgan $1.25 million for failures in employee background checks

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Tuesday it fined JPMorgan Chase & Co’s (JPM.N) securities division $1.25 million for failing to conduct adequate background checks… Read more »

Tim Mullaney: Janet Yellen’s true legacy is her focus on middle-class wages

Tim Mullaney: Janet Yellen’s true legacy is her focus on middle-class wages

When Janet Yellen took over the leadership of the Federal Reserve in 2014, it took almost no time to know how she was different than most of her predecessors: At… Read more »

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