Should companies move to a semi-annual reporting schedule as Trump proposed? Probably not, say analysts

Should companies move to a semi-annual reporting schedule as Trump proposed? Probably not, say analysts

Should the U.S. move to a six-month financial reporting calendar from the current quarterly one as President Donald Trump mooted in an early Friday tweet? Not really, according to many… Read more »

Want to make friends? Leave the Gucci bags and Dior shoes at home

Want to make friends? Leave the Gucci bags and Dior shoes at home

Who doesn’t love a new Louis Vuitton LVMUY, +0.86%   bag, a ride in a luxurious BMW BMW, -0.48%  and the latest pair of Chanel sunglasses? Potential new friends, that’s… Read more »

CryptoWatch: Crypto extends turnaround, adds more than $10 billion to market value

CryptoWatch: Crypto extends turnaround, adds more than $10 billion to market value

Digital currencies on Friday were on pace to log three consecutive sessions in the green, with all major coins trading in positive territory. Bitcoin BTCUSD, +4.03% the most prominent digital… Read more »

The Fed: Fed’s Powell may use Jackson Hole speech to discuss potential trouble ahead

The Fed: Fed’s Powell may use Jackson Hole speech to discuss potential trouble ahead

By Senior economics reporter A buffalo holds up traffic near the Fed’s annual retreat in Jackson Hole. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell may use his closely-watched speech in Jackson Hole… Read more »

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks advance with S&P 500, Dow poised for weekly gains

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks advance with S&P 500, Dow poised for weekly gains

U.S. stocks extended gains Friday with the Nasdaq joining the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average in positive territory as optimism that the U.S. and China will eventually… Read more »

U.S. value stocks capitalize on 'FANG' stumbles, with room to run

U.S. value stocks capitalize on 'FANG' stumbles, with room to run

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The summer roller-coaster in two of the four big-cap ‘FANG’ names – Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Netflix Inc and Google-parent Alphabet Inc – has led to… Read more »

Medill News Service: In low-yield environment, litigation finance booms

Medill News Service: In low-yield environment, litigation finance booms

The issue of litigation finance is a recurring one on the CBS show, “The Good Fight.” WASHINGTON – Investors hurt by more than a decade of low interest rates are… Read more »

Rex Nutting: Trump and Warren agree: Corporations are holding back the economy

Rex Nutting: Trump and Warren agree: Corporations are holding back the economy

Stop the presses! Donald Trump and Elizabeth Warren agree on something. Each has argued this week that the U.S. economy would be stronger if we could alter the way our… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold marks largest weekly drop in more than a year

Metals Stocks: Gold marks largest weekly drop in more than a year

By Markets/commodities reporter News editor Gold prices settled slightly higher Friday, but posted a nearly 2.9% weekly retreat, the largest such drop since early May of last year. The precious… Read more »

Tesla shares slide after Elon Musk describes his ‘excruciating year’ in NYT interview

Tesla shares slide after Elon Musk describes his ‘excruciating year’ in NYT interview

Tesla Inc. shares TSLA, -8.73%   sank 8% on Friday, as investors digested the news of a widening Securities and Exchange Commission probe of Chief Executive Elon Musk’s handling of… Read more »

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