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Economic Calendar

The real-time Economic Calendar covers financial events and indicators from all over the world. It's automatically updated when new data is released. The Real-time Economic Calendar only provides general information and it is not meant to be a trading guide. FXStreet commits to offer the most accurate contents but due to the large amount of data and the wide range of official sources, FXStreet cannot be held responsible for the eventual inaccuracies that might occur. The Real-time Economic Calendar may also be subject to change without any previous notice.

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Economy

Unemployment claims are down. It’s not all for good reasons
10/23/2020 12:54 AM
About 1 million fewer workers were collecting state unemployment benefits the week of Oct. 10 relative to the week prior, the Labor Department said Thursday. Much of that reduction likely isn't attributable to people returning to work.
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September existing home sales jump 9.4%, but 'prices are rising too fast' as supply remains tight
10/23/2020 05:57 AM
The inventory of homes for sale fell 19.2% annually to just 1.47 million homes for sale at the end of September.
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Weekly jobless claims drop to nearly their lowest level since the pandemic started in March
10/23/2020 01:54 AM
New filings for jobless claims in the U.S. totaled 787,000 last week, nearly the lowest total since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Economic recovery could slow in Q4 after 'steroid of fiscal stimulus' fades, JPMorgan Asset Management says
10/22/2020 10:45 AM
JPMorgan Asset Management's David Kelly told CNBC the U.S. will get a stimulus package after the November presidential elections are over.
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A Fed official who could be Biden's Treasury secretary says Congress needs to pass stimulus to save the recovery
10/22/2020 12:08 AM
The central bank official cited several areas of concern, including slowing gains in the jobs market from the 21 million positions lost in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mortgage demand from homebuyers falls for the fourth straight week
10/21/2020 08:42 PM
Homebuyer demand is incredibly strong compared with last year, but there appears to be a slight pullback this month.
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The GDP report next week will likely show record-breaking economic growth, but it may not help Trump
10/21/2020 05:23 PM
Next week, the U.S. will get economic news like it has never seen before, reflecting growth that had seemed impossible, as it is likely that GDP will have risen by more than 30%.
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A 'blue wave' in U.S. elections could bring forward Fed rate hikes, says Morgan Stanley
10/21/2020 12:33 PM
The first rate hike by the Federal Reserve could be brought forward from around 2024-2025 to 2023-2024, said Jim Caron, a fixed income portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
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Homebuilder sentiment sets another record high in October
10/19/2020 09:00 PM
The nation's homebuilders are seeing no fall chill in demand from buyers, and that has the industry more confident than ever.
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Years of low interest rates made the current economic crisis worse, Fed's Rosengren says
10/09/2020 12:40 AM
The central bank official said he expects defaults and bankruptcies to hit that will make the unemployment problem worse.
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Jobless claims were worse than expected amid slowdown in hiring
10/09/2020 08:57 AM
First-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 840,000 last week, higher than the 825,000 Wall Street estimate.
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Consumers' 'savings buffer' accumulated during pandemic could help aid the economy without stimulus
10/08/2020 06:41 PM
Morgan Stanley estimates that U.S. households have saved an extra $1.1 trillion as of August, compared to pre-pandemic levels.
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As stimulus talks falter, the U.S. economy faces growth coming to a halt
10/08/2020 07:50 AM
A recovery that has lived by stimulus could die by stimulus, or the lack thereof, as the impasse among Washington leaders hits a new phase.
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Fed officials worried that lack of help from Congress will threaten recovery, minutes show
10/08/2020 07:40 AM
The Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday released minutes from its Sept. 15-16 meeting.
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Stanford professor on the new remote work economy: A 'productivity disaster' and 'ticking time bomb for inequality'
10/08/2020 04:32 PM
The work-from-home economy is likely to continue long past the coronavirus pandemic — and it doesn't come without challenges. "If I were a company planning the future of my office," says Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom, "I’d be looking to the suburbs."
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Fed's Kashkari warns that delaying stimulus will have 'enormous consequences'
10/07/2020 10:15 PM
As the impasse in Washington intensifies, Kashkari told CNBC that workers, businesses and governments need more cash from Congress.
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Mortgage rates set another record low, sparking new strength in refinances
10/08/2020 05:12 AM
Mortgage rates moved even lower last week, after setting multiple record lows over the last several months. That caused more borrowers to call their lenders and apply for a refinance, but it did not motivate homebuyers quite as much. 
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Trump's ending of stimulus talks will mean a 'much slower' recovery, Fed's Mester says
10/07/2020 04:29 AM
"It's going to be a much slower recovery and it's disappointing that we didn't get a package done," Mester told CNBC.
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Fed Chair Powell calls for more help from Congress, says there's a low risk of 'overdoing it'
10/06/2020 11:45 PM
Powell called Tuesday for continued aggressive fiscal and monetary stimulus for an economic recovery that he said still has "a long way to go."
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Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell talk rates, the economy and pandemic stimulus live
10/06/2020 09:31 PM
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivers his latest views on the economy Tuesday morning to a virtual gathering of the National Association for Business Economics. 
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Business leaders call for urgent reforms as global economy faces its 'worst state in a century'
10/05/2020 03:10 PM
Top business leaders say the global economy is facing its worst crisis in a hundred years, and "downside risks remain elevated" unless urgent reforms are enacted during the G-20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia in November.
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'Massively concerning' jobs report sends a signal that the economic recovery could be fading
10/03/2020 04:05 AM
The Labor Department reported Friday that nonfarm payrolls increased by 661,000 in September. In normal times, that type of hiring pace would be considered a sign of a robust job market.
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Here's where the jobs are — in one chart
10/06/2020 12:39 AM
CNBC studied the net change in employment by industry for September based on data from the Labor Department.
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Jobs report shows fewer hires as recovery loses momentum
10/02/2020 11:41 PM
The unemployment rate was 7.9%, the Labor Department said Friday in the final jobs report before the November election.
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Number of mortgages in coronavirus bailout program jumps 21,000 after declining for six straight weeks
10/02/2020 06:36 PM
As of Tuesday, roughly 3.6 million homeowners remain in pandemic-related forbearance plans, according to Black Knight, a mortgage technology and analytics firm.
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Jobless claims edge lower to 837,000 as slow recovery continues
10/01/2020 09:31 PM
First-time claims for unemployment benefits were expected to total 850,000 for the week ended Sept. 26, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.
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Fed's Daly calls for more fiscal help to get the economy out of a 'big ditch'
10/01/2020 03:24 AM
Daly likened the rescue funding so far to a bridge that has helped growth recover somewhat but still needs to be extended.
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Companies added better than expected 749,000 jobs amid jump in construction, hospitality, ADP says
09/30/2020 11:03 PM
Companies added jobs at a faster-than-expected pace in September due in good part to a surge in manufacturing hires, according to a report Wednesday from ADP.
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Mortgage demand falls nearly 5%, even as interest rates set another record low
09/30/2020 09:32 PM
Mortgage applications to purchase a home fell 2% for the week but were 22% higher than one year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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America's most vulnerable families could face financial crisis if government relief fades away, Fed says
09/30/2020 08:19 PM
Stimulus checks and additional unemployment helped low and middle-income Americans pad savings amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Federal Reserve study. But those lifelines may soon end.
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Finance

Businesses should get ready for more volatility in the Chinese yuan, regulator says
10/23/2020 03:20 PM
The Chinese currency, also known as the renminbi, strengthened this week to levels against the U.S. dollar not seen in more than two years.
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Chinese fintech giant Lufax seeks up to $2.36 billion in U.S. IPO
10/23/2020 11:31 AM
Lufax said it will issue 175,000,000 American depositary shares (ADS) which will be priced between $11.50 and $13.50 per share
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Stock futures rise as traders monitor stimulus talks
10/23/2020 05:17 PM
U.S. stock futures rose early Friday as Wall Street weighed the potential for additional fiscal stimulus.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Intel, Mattel, Gilead Sciences & more
10/23/2020 04:24 AM
These are the stocks posting the largest moves after hours on Thursday.
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Unemployment claims are down. It’s not all for good reasons
10/23/2020 12:54 AM
About 1 million fewer workers were collecting state unemployment benefits the week of Oct. 10 relative to the week prior, the Labor Department said Thursday. Much of that reduction likely isn't attributable to people returning to work.
More
Goldman Sachs agrees to pay more than $2.9 billion to resolve probes into its 1MDB scandal
10/23/2020 04:21 AM
The deal resolves an issue that has weighed on CEO David Solomon since he took over from Lloyd Blankfein two years ago.
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Goldman is clawing back or cutting millions in pay from CEO Solomon, Blankfein and others over 1MDB
10/23/2020 02:20 AM
The punishment meted out by the board of the New York-based bank may be viewed as an indirect acknowledgement that Goldman's leaders had some responsibility for the episode.
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Paul Tudor Jones says he likes bitcoin even more now, rally still in the 'first inning'
10/22/2020 10:20 PM
The longtime trader believes inflation will make a comeback and bitcoin is the best hedge against it.
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Tudor Jones sees a stock pop to start 2021 on stimulus, then pressure later from Biden tax plan
10/22/2020 11:26 PM
Expected relief to Main Street, combined with another round of stimulus checks, could lead the "Robinhood Nation" of retail investors to fuel a market rally, Paul Tudor Jones said.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Coca-Cola, Tesla, Align Technology, Whirlpool & more
10/22/2020 07:02 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Coca-Cola, Tesla, Align Technology, Whirlpool, and more.
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Traders worry vaccine complacency is the new risk to the market
10/22/2020 08:44 PM
UBS' Art Cashin believes the market may be far too complacent in believing that a highly effective vaccine is imminent.
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Ant Group gets final approvals for its massive dual IPO and reveals share structure
10/22/2020 10:18 AM
Ant Group will split its stock issuance equally across Shanghai and Hong Kong, issuing 1.67 billion shares in each location.
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Stocks close higher after Pelosi points to progress on coronavirus stimulus talks, banks lead gain
10/23/2020 03:19 AM
Stocks rose on Thursday as traders weighed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest remarks on the U.S. fiscal stimulus negotiations.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Tesla, Peloton, Align & more
10/22/2020 04:11 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in after hours trading on Wednesday.
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Two months later, some states still haven’t paid $300 unemployment boost
10/22/2020 12:25 AM
Alaska and New Jersey plan to begin disbursing funding through the Lost Wages Assistance program this week, more than two months after the federal aid program for unemployed workers was created.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Netflix, Snap, Pinterest, Slack, PayPal & more
10/22/2020 03:06 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
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PayPal gets into crypto with new features for trading and shopping
10/22/2020 06:56 AM
PayPal is the latest large financial services provider to show an interest in the cryptocurrency space.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Verizon, Snap, AutoNation, Netflix & more
10/21/2020 07:08 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Verizon, Snap, AutoNation, Netflix, and more.
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JPMorgan Chase takes on Square and PayPal with smartphone card reader, faster deposits for merchants
10/22/2020 03:53 AM
JPMorgan Chase is making a play to sell more services to millions of American small business owners, CNBC has learned.
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Stocks close slightly lower as coronavirus stimulus talks continue
10/22/2020 03:10 AM
Stocks fell as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin continued negotiations on a new fiscal stimulus package.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Netflix, Snap, Texas Instruments & more
10/21/2020 04:13 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in after hours trading on Tuesday.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: IBM, AMC Entertainment, Logitech, Travelers and more
10/21/2020 03:02 AM
These are the stocks posting the largest moves in midday trading.
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Corporate execs are talking differently on earnings calls to please the machines
10/20/2020 11:45 PM
A recent study found that executives on earnings calls are increasingly avoiding using negative words and trying to sound more upbeat.
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Ant Group gets Hong Kong stock exchange approval, clearing last major hurdle for its massive IPO
10/21/2020 11:04 AM
Ant Group has received approval from the Hong Kong stock exchange for its highly-anticipated initial public offering (IPO), CNBC has confirmed.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Procter & Gamble, Travelers, Logitech & more
10/20/2020 07:02 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Procter & Gamble, Travelers, Logitech, and more.
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This comic was $2 short of getting Trump's $300 weekly unemployment benefit. Now, he’s on the edge of financial ruin
10/20/2020 07:00 PM
Roughly 6% of workers collecting unemployment insurance from their state didn't get the $300 weekly aid because they fell below the $100-a-week threshold, according to an initial estimate from Eliza Forsythe, a labor economist and assistant professor at the University of Illinois.
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UBS reports its best third quarter for a decade, with a 99% hike in net profit
10/20/2020 03:12 PM
The world's largest wealth manager, UBS, reported a jump in net income to $2.1 billion for the third quarter, beating analyst expectations.
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Inflation comeback may force Fed to abandon easy money policy much sooner than intended, Wall Street forecaster Jim Bianco warns
10/20/2020 05:31 AM
Bianco Research's James Bianco warns the economic backdrop could push the Federal Reserve to tighten and upset the stock market.
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Bostic says the Fed needs to do more to address racial economic impact from the pandemic
10/20/2020 02:23 AM
"The Fed has an important role to play. We must be central to this conversation. And increasingly, I think we are," Bostic said.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: American Airlines, Halliburton, RH, AMC & more
10/19/2020 10:30 PM
AMC shares pop on hope that New York movie theaters could open later this week. American Airlines gets a boost as 737 Max comes back.
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Politics

Businesses should get ready for more volatility in the Chinese yuan, regulator says
10/23/2020 03:20 PM
The Chinese currency, also known as the renminbi, strengthened this week to levels against the U.S. dollar not seen in more than two years.
More
Chinese fintech giant Lufax seeks up to $2.36 billion in U.S. IPO
10/23/2020 11:31 AM
Lufax said it will issue 175,000,000 American depositary shares (ADS) which will be priced between $11.50 and $13.50 per share
More
Stock futures rise as traders monitor stimulus talks
10/23/2020 05:17 PM
U.S. stock futures rose early Friday as Wall Street weighed the potential for additional fiscal stimulus.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Intel, Mattel, Gilead Sciences & more
10/23/2020 04:24 AM
These are the stocks posting the largest moves after hours on Thursday.
More
Unemployment claims are down. It’s not all for good reasons
10/23/2020 12:54 AM
About 1 million fewer workers were collecting state unemployment benefits the week of Oct. 10 relative to the week prior, the Labor Department said Thursday. Much of that reduction likely isn't attributable to people returning to work.
More
Goldman Sachs agrees to pay more than $2.9 billion to resolve probes into its 1MDB scandal
10/23/2020 04:21 AM
The deal resolves an issue that has weighed on CEO David Solomon since he took over from Lloyd Blankfein two years ago.
More
Goldman is clawing back or cutting millions in pay from CEO Solomon, Blankfein and others over 1MDB
10/23/2020 02:20 AM
The punishment meted out by the board of the New York-based bank may be viewed as an indirect acknowledgement that Goldman's leaders had some responsibility for the episode.
More
Paul Tudor Jones says he likes bitcoin even more now, rally still in the 'first inning'
10/22/2020 10:20 PM
The longtime trader believes inflation will make a comeback and bitcoin is the best hedge against it.
More
Tudor Jones sees a stock pop to start 2021 on stimulus, then pressure later from Biden tax plan
10/22/2020 11:26 PM
Expected relief to Main Street, combined with another round of stimulus checks, could lead the "Robinhood Nation" of retail investors to fuel a market rally, Paul Tudor Jones said.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Coca-Cola, Tesla, Align Technology, Whirlpool & more
10/22/2020 07:02 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Coca-Cola, Tesla, Align Technology, Whirlpool, and more.
More
Traders worry vaccine complacency is the new risk to the market
10/22/2020 08:44 PM
UBS' Art Cashin believes the market may be far too complacent in believing that a highly effective vaccine is imminent.
More
Ant Group gets final approvals for its massive dual IPO and reveals share structure
10/22/2020 10:18 AM
Ant Group will split its stock issuance equally across Shanghai and Hong Kong, issuing 1.67 billion shares in each location.
More
Stocks close higher after Pelosi points to progress on coronavirus stimulus talks, banks lead gain
10/23/2020 03:19 AM
Stocks rose on Thursday as traders weighed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest remarks on the U.S. fiscal stimulus negotiations.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Tesla, Peloton, Align & more
10/22/2020 04:11 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in after hours trading on Wednesday.
More
Two months later, some states still haven’t paid $300 unemployment boost
10/22/2020 12:25 AM
Alaska and New Jersey plan to begin disbursing funding through the Lost Wages Assistance program this week, more than two months after the federal aid program for unemployed workers was created.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Netflix, Snap, Pinterest, Slack, PayPal & more
10/22/2020 03:06 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
More
PayPal gets into crypto with new features for trading and shopping
10/22/2020 06:56 AM
PayPal is the latest large financial services provider to show an interest in the cryptocurrency space.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Verizon, Snap, AutoNation, Netflix & more
10/21/2020 07:08 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Verizon, Snap, AutoNation, Netflix, and more.
More
JPMorgan Chase takes on Square and PayPal with smartphone card reader, faster deposits for merchants
10/22/2020 03:53 AM
JPMorgan Chase is making a play to sell more services to millions of American small business owners, CNBC has learned.
More
Stocks close slightly lower as coronavirus stimulus talks continue
10/22/2020 03:10 AM
Stocks fell as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin continued negotiations on a new fiscal stimulus package.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Netflix, Snap, Texas Instruments & more
10/21/2020 04:13 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in after hours trading on Tuesday.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: IBM, AMC Entertainment, Logitech, Travelers and more
10/21/2020 03:02 AM
These are the stocks posting the largest moves in midday trading.
More
Corporate execs are talking differently on earnings calls to please the machines
10/20/2020 11:45 PM
A recent study found that executives on earnings calls are increasingly avoiding using negative words and trying to sound more upbeat.
More
Ant Group gets Hong Kong stock exchange approval, clearing last major hurdle for its massive IPO
10/21/2020 11:04 AM
Ant Group has received approval from the Hong Kong stock exchange for its highly-anticipated initial public offering (IPO), CNBC has confirmed.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Procter & Gamble, Travelers, Logitech & more
10/20/2020 07:02 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Procter & Gamble, Travelers, Logitech, and more.
More
This comic was $2 short of getting Trump's $300 weekly unemployment benefit. Now, he’s on the edge of financial ruin
10/20/2020 07:00 PM
Roughly 6% of workers collecting unemployment insurance from their state didn't get the $300 weekly aid because they fell below the $100-a-week threshold, according to an initial estimate from Eliza Forsythe, a labor economist and assistant professor at the University of Illinois.
More
UBS reports its best third quarter for a decade, with a 99% hike in net profit
10/20/2020 03:12 PM
The world's largest wealth manager, UBS, reported a jump in net income to $2.1 billion for the third quarter, beating analyst expectations.
More
Inflation comeback may force Fed to abandon easy money policy much sooner than intended, Wall Street forecaster Jim Bianco warns
10/20/2020 05:31 AM
Bianco Research's James Bianco warns the economic backdrop could push the Federal Reserve to tighten and upset the stock market.
More
Bostic says the Fed needs to do more to address racial economic impact from the pandemic
10/20/2020 02:23 AM
"The Fed has an important role to play. We must be central to this conversation. And increasingly, I think we are," Bostic said.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: American Airlines, Halliburton, RH, AMC & more
10/19/2020 10:30 PM
AMC shares pop on hope that New York movie theaters could open later this week. American Airlines gets a boost as 737 Max comes back.
More