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Economy

Buffett sees economy 'a little softer,' says several Berkshire businesses impacted by coronavirus
02/24/2020 07:39 PM
Buffett said that while the economy looks healthy, it's not as strong as it was six months ago thanks to the trade war and coronavirus.
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Coronavirus fears cause mortgage rates to plunge to 8-year low
02/25/2020 05:29 AM
As coronavirus fears hit financial markets, U.S. bond yields are tanking, pushing mortgage rates that loosely follow the 10-year Treasury yield toward an eight-year low. They could sink even lower.
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Buffett on Bernie Sanders: US can do better for those left behind, but cannot kill capitalism
02/25/2020 01:02 AM
Buffett said he sympathizes with Sanders' motivation to help people in need, but he doesn't believe socialism is the answer.
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Economic impact of coronavirus will be clearer in 'three or four weeks,' Mnuchin says
02/23/2020 06:29 PM
U.S. officials will have a better idea of how the coronavirus outbreak will impact the economy in "three or four weeks," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.
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Sanders' 'very, very different' economic plan no match for Trump's, Mnuchin claims
02/23/2020 06:30 PM
Bernie Sanders' "very, very different" economic plan is unlikely to triumph over President Donald Trump's if he wins the Democratic Party presidential nomination, according to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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Economy will be 'strong factor' aiding Trump's re-election despite Boeing hit, Mnuchin says
02/23/2020 07:05 PM
The strength of the U.S. economy will prove to be an important factor when voters head to the polls in November, according to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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Fed's Bostic says 'we won't have to do anything' on rates, despite market expectations
02/21/2020 09:51 PM
Despite market expectations for up to two cuts this year, Bostic said that unless there's a significant shift in economic performance, the Fed should stay put.
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The Federal Reserve thinks low rates have had only a 'modest' impact on stock market prices
02/21/2020 10:55 PM
That's contrary to the conventional Street wisdom which ties the low rates and money-printing to a market bull run that is less than a month away from its 11th anniversary
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Deere rises after tractor-maker reports better-than-expected earnings, says farming stabilizing
02/22/2020 04:02 AM
Deere beat earnings and revenue expectations for its fiscal first quarter.
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Expectations for a rate cut will fade as coronavirus fear eases, Fed's James Bullard says
02/21/2020 10:15 PM
Central bank officials have indicated that they are content to keep policy on hold as they watch economic developments play out.
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America's manufacturing recession looks like it could be over
02/21/2020 12:14 AM
Indicators this week from the key Philadelphia and New York Federal Reserve districts showed a sharp rebound that far exceeded Wall Street expectations.
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Minimum wage increases aren't a job killer: Small business survey
02/21/2020 12:01 AM
Fears that minimum wage increases for workers would crush small businesses and lead to job losses are overblown, according to the Q1 2020 CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey.
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US weekly jobless claims rise slightly, while mid-Atlantic factory activity accelerates
02/20/2020 09:26 PM
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, suggesting sustained labor market strength that could help to support the economy amid risks from the coronavirus and weak business investment.
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Small business confidence rises, signaling a more positive outlook for the US economy
02/20/2020 06:01 PM
The CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Confidence index climbed two points in the first quarter, from 59 to 61, as concerns over trade policy impacts lessened thanks to a trade deal with China and the signing of the USMCA.
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CBO director: Low rates give US time to shrink deficit but spending must eventually be curtailed
02/20/2020 11:01 PM
"It can't be done overnight. It has to be done overtime. But with interest rates low, that gives us time," Phillip Swagel said Thursday.
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White House report takes aim at Obama while boasting about Trump's economic record
02/20/2020 12:12 PM
The White House issued a vigorous defense of the Trump administration's economic agenda on Thursday, claiming credit for changing the trajectory of the nation's record expansion – while taking aim at the Obama administration's record.
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Fed officials feel rates are likely to stay where they are, minutes show
02/20/2020 02:21 AM
Minutes from the January Federal Reserve meeting said the "current stance of monetary policy was appropriate."
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US producer prices post biggest gain in more than a year
02/19/2020 08:43 PM
U.S. producer prices increased by the most in more than a year in January, boosted by rises in the costs of services such as healthcare and hotel accommodation.
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US housing starts fall, while building permits near a 13-year high
02/20/2020 02:35 AM
U.S. homebuilding fell less than expected in January while permits surged to a near 13-year high, pointing to sustained housing market strength amid lower mortgage rates.
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It's never been this hard for companies to find qualified workers
02/19/2020 11:07 PM
Nearly 70% of employers reported talent shortages in 2019, a jump of 17 points in only one year and more than three times higher than a decade ago.
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Federal Reserve's Robert Kaplan sees no changes in interest rates this year
02/18/2020 11:42 PM
The central banker, in an essay released Tuesday morning, backed the wait-and-see approach that his fellow voters on the Federal Open Market Committee have adopted
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US oil industry expected to cut spending by 10-15% and restructure, Dallas Fed says
02/18/2020 11:24 PM
The Dallas Fed, which has the Permian basin in its economic region, expects the oil and gas sector to cut spending by 10% to 15% in 2020.
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Consumer sentiment rises in February even amid the coronavirus outbreak
02/14/2020 10:37 PM
U.S. consumer sentiment figures for February came in higher than expected despite the recent outbreak of the coronavirus.
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Consumer spending rose modestly in January as clothing store sales fell by the most since 2009
02/14/2020 10:19 PM
Sales at clothing stores declined by the most since 2009 in January, which could raise concerns about the economy's ability to continue expanding at a moderate pace.
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US January industrial output falls on weather, Boeing drop
02/14/2020 09:34 PM
U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in January as unseasonably warm weather held down the output of utilities and Boeing slowed production of civilian aircraft.
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32% of American workers have medical debt—and over half have defaulted on it
02/13/2020 10:18 PM
Almost a third of working Americans currently have some kind of outstanding medical debt, with about 28% owing $10,000 or more on their bills, according to a new survey from Salary Finance.
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US underlying consumer prices rise in January
02/13/2020 08:44 PM
U.S. underlying consumer prices picked up in January as households paid more for rents and clothing, supporting the Federal Reserve's contention that inflation would gradually rise toward its 2% target.
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US weekly jobless claims increase slightly
02/13/2020 08:42 PM
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 210,000 for the most recent week, up from the 202,000 claims reported for the previous week.
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US deficit surges 25% in fiscal 2020 and is $1.1 trillion over the past year
02/13/2020 06:10 AM
The sea of red ink is hemorrhaging in Washington, with the federal government already racking up a budget deficit that is averaging close to $100 billion a month.
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Household debt jumps the most in 12 years, Federal Reserve report says
02/12/2020 05:58 AM
Rising mortgage and credit card balances fueled the biggest increase in household debt since 2007.
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Finance

Fast-growing digital bank Revolut triples valuation to $5.5 billion
02/25/2020 03:01 PM
British fintech start-up Revolut has raised $500 million in a fresh round of funding that values it at $5.5 billion.
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Dow futures bounce slightly as market attempts to recover from worst drop in 2 years
02/25/2020 06:36 PM
U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Tuesday morning, giving back a more than 100 point gain following the market's worst decline in two years on coronavirus.
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Mastercard shares drop after company warns coronavirus may hit 2020 revenue
02/25/2020 07:08 AM
Shares of Mastercard fell on Monday after the credit card company issued a warning that the fast-spreading coronavirus could hurt its revenue this year.
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Monday
02/25/2020 04:35 AM
A jump in coronavirus cases outside of China spooked investors out of stocks in favor of bonds and gold.
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Watch the highlights from Warren Buffett's big CNBC interview
02/25/2020 03:49 AM
Here are some of the highlights from Warren Buffett's three hour interview with CNBC's Becky Quick.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Apple, Nvidia, L Brands, Tilray, Zoom Video & more
02/25/2020 12:00 AM
Nvidia and Apple get hit by coronavirus concerns. L Brands gets downgraded by Baird.
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Goldman cuts US first-quarter GDP forecast to just over 1% on the coronavirus
02/24/2020 11:49 PM
The bank slashed its U.S. GDP growth forecast to just 1.2% from 1.4%, seeing a more severe drag from the epidemic.
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Three options strategies for the week: February 24, 2020
02/24/2020 11:05 PM
The "Options Action" traders share their first moves for the market open.
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The Netflix and Spotify tax: States are making streaming services more expensive
02/24/2020 08:00 PM
Half of the states in the U.S. have passed laws to tax subscriptions to digital streaming services like Netflix and Spotify to raise revenue, and more are likely to follow.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: PepsiCo, Intuit, Berkshire Hathaway & more
02/24/2020 07:44 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include PepsiCo, Intuit, Berkshire Hathaway, and more.
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Stock market recap Monday: Global markets lose $1.7 trillion, Trump on sell-off, Dow futures bounce
02/25/2020 07:52 AM
A discussion what is moving markets, including the number of coronavirus cases outside of China spiking.
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Warren Buffett interview highlights: 'Good' when stocks fall, likes Apple a lot, coronavirus impact
02/25/2020 03:43 AM
Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett talks stocks, investing, corporate governance and more.
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Coronavirus could spark a 20% tech pullback, investor Paul Meeks warns
02/24/2020 05:01 AM
Investor Paul Meeks, who's known for running the world's largest technology fund during the dot-com boom, is bracing for an ugly sell-off.
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Saudi Arabia is ready to support debt-ridden Lebanon — but wants to see a reform plan first, finance minister says
02/24/2020 01:03 PM
"We want to see a reform plan that is viable and doable and then we will take action," Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al Jadaan said of Lebanon.
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TurboTax maker Intuit near deal to buy Credit Karma for $7 billion, WSJ reports
02/23/2020 11:30 PM
The deal, which will be in cash and stock, would push Intuit further into the growing online consumer finance sector. The company is expected to announce the agreement on Monday, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Coronavirus highlights the $35 billion vaccine market. Here are the key players
02/25/2020 04:04 AM
"For every dollar invested in vaccination in the world's 94 lowest-income countries, the net return is $44. Hard to argue against," an analyst said.
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Buffett says it's 'almost certain' stocks will beat bonds over long term if rates, taxes stay low
02/22/2020 10:48 PM
He noted a big caveat though: "There will be major drops in the market, perhaps of 50% magnitude or even greater."
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Read Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders
02/23/2020 01:03 AM
Warren Buffett released his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders on Saturday. Read it here.
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This fund is a play for the millennial home renter, and some of its holdings are up big this year
02/22/2020 07:08 PM
Hoya Capital Real Estate started an exchange traded fund last March that its founder calls a macro play on the housing shortage in the United States.
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Here's how to tell a bear market is coming
02/23/2020 09:49 PM
Bank of America Securities curated a "bear market signposts" list for clients to help gauge when stocks might be close to bear market territory.
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Free trading fuels rampant speculation in stocks like Tesla and Virgin Galactic
02/23/2020 12:21 AM
Small investors are flocking to high-flying growth stocks after the brokerage industry made trading free.
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Fed officials downplay virus even as markets see rate cuts
02/22/2020 05:36 AM
When Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, should that influence the Fed's decisions?
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Friday
02/22/2020 06:40 AM
An uptick in coronavirus cases sent investors running away from stocks and loading up on bonds.
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Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion in settling criminal and civil investigations into its fraudulent sales practices
02/22/2020 04:45 AM
The settlement represents the latest government penalties for Wells Fargo and its former management for malfeasance.
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Coronavirus fears spoiled a solid earnings season and will further dominate markets ahead
02/22/2020 02:03 AM
The deluge of solid corporate results was largely overlooked by investors who are focusing on the spillover impact from the coronavirus on the U.S. corporations.
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Fed's Mester calls for changes in how rate decisions are communicated
02/22/2020 01:36 AM
The Cleveland president said the central bank should be providing markets more information about what is influencing monetary policy.
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Bloomberg's plan to tackle the $1.7 trillion student loan crisis
02/22/2020 03:17 AM
Michael Bloomberg, a former mayor of New York, is the latest Democratic presidential candidate to turn his attention to the country's $1.7 trillion outstanding student loan balance. The candidate says he would slash borrowers' monthly bills in half.
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China starts to get back to work as leaders worry about people's jobs
02/21/2020 10:11 PM
The Chinese government is moving quickly in an effort to limit the virus' impact on an economy whose growth is already slowing.
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Stock market live Friday: Dow down 220, JPMorgan sees 'sell signals,' hedge funds buy tech
02/22/2020 04:02 AM
A discussion of what's moving the market on Friday, including the coronavirus, a surge in Dropbox and Deere climbing.
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Wells Fargo reportedly near $3 billion settlement with SEC and DOJ over sales scandal
02/21/2020 11:00 PM
Wells Fargo is reportedly nearing settlements with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department over its sales scandal.
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Politics

Fast-growing digital bank Revolut triples valuation to $5.5 billion
02/25/2020 03:01 PM
British fintech start-up Revolut has raised $500 million in a fresh round of funding that values it at $5.5 billion.
More
Dow futures bounce slightly as market attempts to recover from worst drop in 2 years
02/25/2020 06:36 PM
U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Tuesday morning, giving back a more than 100 point gain following the market's worst decline in two years on coronavirus.
More
Mastercard shares drop after company warns coronavirus may hit 2020 revenue
02/25/2020 07:08 AM
Shares of Mastercard fell on Monday after the credit card company issued a warning that the fast-spreading coronavirus could hurt its revenue this year.
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Monday
02/25/2020 04:35 AM
A jump in coronavirus cases outside of China spooked investors out of stocks in favor of bonds and gold.
More
Watch the highlights from Warren Buffett's big CNBC interview
02/25/2020 03:49 AM
Here are some of the highlights from Warren Buffett's three hour interview with CNBC's Becky Quick.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Apple, Nvidia, L Brands, Tilray, Zoom Video & more
02/25/2020 12:00 AM
Nvidia and Apple get hit by coronavirus concerns. L Brands gets downgraded by Baird.
More
Goldman cuts US first-quarter GDP forecast to just over 1% on the coronavirus
02/24/2020 11:49 PM
The bank slashed its U.S. GDP growth forecast to just 1.2% from 1.4%, seeing a more severe drag from the epidemic.
More
Three options strategies for the week: February 24, 2020
02/24/2020 11:05 PM
The "Options Action" traders share their first moves for the market open.
More
The Netflix and Spotify tax: States are making streaming services more expensive
02/24/2020 08:00 PM
Half of the states in the U.S. have passed laws to tax subscriptions to digital streaming services like Netflix and Spotify to raise revenue, and more are likely to follow.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: PepsiCo, Intuit, Berkshire Hathaway & more
02/24/2020 07:44 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include PepsiCo, Intuit, Berkshire Hathaway, and more.
More
Stock market recap Monday: Global markets lose $1.7 trillion, Trump on sell-off, Dow futures bounce
02/25/2020 07:52 AM
A discussion what is moving markets, including the number of coronavirus cases outside of China spiking.
More
Warren Buffett interview highlights: 'Good' when stocks fall, likes Apple a lot, coronavirus impact
02/25/2020 03:43 AM
Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett talks stocks, investing, corporate governance and more.
More
Coronavirus could spark a 20% tech pullback, investor Paul Meeks warns
02/24/2020 05:01 AM
Investor Paul Meeks, who's known for running the world's largest technology fund during the dot-com boom, is bracing for an ugly sell-off.
More
Saudi Arabia is ready to support debt-ridden Lebanon — but wants to see a reform plan first, finance minister says
02/24/2020 01:03 PM
"We want to see a reform plan that is viable and doable and then we will take action," Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al Jadaan said of Lebanon.
More
TurboTax maker Intuit near deal to buy Credit Karma for $7 billion, WSJ reports
02/23/2020 11:30 PM
The deal, which will be in cash and stock, would push Intuit further into the growing online consumer finance sector. The company is expected to announce the agreement on Monday, according to The Wall Street Journal.
More
Coronavirus highlights the $35 billion vaccine market. Here are the key players
02/25/2020 04:04 AM
"For every dollar invested in vaccination in the world's 94 lowest-income countries, the net return is $44. Hard to argue against," an analyst said.
More
Buffett says it's 'almost certain' stocks will beat bonds over long term if rates, taxes stay low
02/22/2020 10:48 PM
He noted a big caveat though: "There will be major drops in the market, perhaps of 50% magnitude or even greater."
More
Read Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders
02/23/2020 01:03 AM
Warren Buffett released his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders on Saturday. Read it here.
More
This fund is a play for the millennial home renter, and some of its holdings are up big this year
02/22/2020 07:08 PM
Hoya Capital Real Estate started an exchange traded fund last March that its founder calls a macro play on the housing shortage in the United States.
More
Here's how to tell a bear market is coming
02/23/2020 09:49 PM
Bank of America Securities curated a "bear market signposts" list for clients to help gauge when stocks might be close to bear market territory.
More
Free trading fuels rampant speculation in stocks like Tesla and Virgin Galactic
02/23/2020 12:21 AM
Small investors are flocking to high-flying growth stocks after the brokerage industry made trading free.
More
Fed officials downplay virus even as markets see rate cuts
02/22/2020 05:36 AM
When Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, should that influence the Fed's decisions?
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Friday
02/22/2020 06:40 AM
An uptick in coronavirus cases sent investors running away from stocks and loading up on bonds.
More
Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion in settling criminal and civil investigations into its fraudulent sales practices
02/22/2020 04:45 AM
The settlement represents the latest government penalties for Wells Fargo and its former management for malfeasance.
More
Coronavirus fears spoiled a solid earnings season and will further dominate markets ahead
02/22/2020 02:03 AM
The deluge of solid corporate results was largely overlooked by investors who are focusing on the spillover impact from the coronavirus on the U.S. corporations.
More
Fed's Mester calls for changes in how rate decisions are communicated
02/22/2020 01:36 AM
The Cleveland president said the central bank should be providing markets more information about what is influencing monetary policy.
More
Bloomberg's plan to tackle the $1.7 trillion student loan crisis
02/22/2020 03:17 AM
Michael Bloomberg, a former mayor of New York, is the latest Democratic presidential candidate to turn his attention to the country's $1.7 trillion outstanding student loan balance. The candidate says he would slash borrowers' monthly bills in half.
More
China starts to get back to work as leaders worry about people's jobs
02/21/2020 10:11 PM
The Chinese government is moving quickly in an effort to limit the virus' impact on an economy whose growth is already slowing.
More
Stock market live Friday: Dow down 220, JPMorgan sees 'sell signals,' hedge funds buy tech
02/22/2020 04:02 AM
A discussion of what's moving the market on Friday, including the coronavirus, a surge in Dropbox and Deere climbing.
More
Wells Fargo reportedly near $3 billion settlement with SEC and DOJ over sales scandal
02/21/2020 11:00 PM
Wells Fargo is reportedly nearing settlements with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department over its sales scandal.
More