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In One Chart: JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon was best paid CEO last year—but look who came fourth

In One Chart: JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon was best paid CEO last year—but look who came fourth

JPMorgan Chase Co.’s JPM, +1.20%  Chief Executive Jamie Dimon was the highest-paid CEO in the U.S. banking sector last year, snagging a tidy $28.3 million in total compensation, up 3.9%… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil prices finish higher, but suffer third weekly decline in a row

Futures Movers: Oil prices finish higher, but suffer third weekly decline in a row

By Markets/commodities reporter Deputy markets editor Oil futures settled higher Friday, finding some support as Saudi Arabia said it expects to reduce exports in August, easing some concerns of coming… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold prices end higher to pare weekly loss, as Trump’s remarks slam dollar

Metals Stocks: Gold prices end higher to pare weekly loss, as Trump’s remarks slam dollar

By Markets/commodities reporter News editor Gold prices settled higher Friday, chipping away some of their weekly loss, as comments from President Donald Trump on U.S. interest rates and the dollar,… Read more »

Capitol Report: More babies may be dying in Congo due to  Dodd-Frank law on ‘conflict minerals’

Capitol Report: More babies may be dying in Congo due to Dodd-Frank law on ‘conflict minerals’

More babies appear to be dying because of a U.S. law meant to reduce violence in Africa connected to the mining of rare minerals. More than twice as many babies… Read more »

Commodities Corner: Oil prices could top $120 before year-end

Commodities Corner: Oil prices could top $120 before year-end

By Markets/commodities reporter Oil prices have lost more than 8% this month, but investors should be aware that a roughly 40% spike from last week’s levels to more than $120… Read more »

The Sniff Test: GE stock rocked again after CEO speaks, negating better-than-expected results

The Sniff Test: GE stock rocked again after CEO speaks, negating better-than-expected results

Shares of General Electric Co. took a dive Friday, with losses accelerating after Chief Executive John Flannery’s comments during the post-earnings conference call helped take the shine off better-than-expected second-quarter… Read more »

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin is on track to do something it hasn’t done in more than a year

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin is on track to do something it hasn’t done in more than a year

Bitcoin’s revival looked set to take down another milestone Friday as the No. 1 digital currency traded in the green. After making a fresh yearly low in late June, one… Read more »

The Tell: Why it matters that the spread between China’s onshore and offshore yuan is widening

The Tell: Why it matters that the spread between China’s onshore and offshore yuan is widening

The gap between the onshore- and offshore-traded Chinese yuan is growing, offering evidence that the People’s Bank of China is not willfully devaluing its currency, says Dankse Bank chief analyst… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil prices set for a third weekly decline in a row

Futures Movers: Oil prices set for a third weekly decline in a row

By Markets/commodities reporter Deputy markets editor Oil futures saw mixed trading Friday, finding some support as Saudi Arabia expects to reduce exports in August, easing some concerns of coming oversupply… Read more »

Bond Report: 30-year government bond rate hits highest in July as Trump questions Fed policy

Bond Report: 30-year government bond rate hits highest in July as Trump questions Fed policy

Treasury yields rose Friday as investors grappled with President Donald Trump’s comments criticizing the domestic monetary policy and that of allies in China and Europe. What are Treasurys doing? The… Read more »

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