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Economic Calendar

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Economy

Here's where the jobs are — in one chart
08/08/2020 01:01 AM
CNBC studied the net change in employment by industry for July based on data from the Labor Department.
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The jobs report was better than expected, but market worries gains will be fleeting without stimulus
08/08/2020 02:20 AM
Many of the jobs were added in leisure and hospitality and retail, two areas that were hit hard by shutdowns, and there is concern they could lose ground again in partial shutdowns.
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Payrolls increase by nearly 1.8 million, topping expectations despite coronavirus resurgence
08/07/2020 09:26 PM
Total nonfarm payrolls increased 1.763 million for the month, and the unemployment rate fell to 10.2%, both better than estimates.
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Trump's dream of a 'V' recovery is hanging in the balance of stimulus talks
08/07/2020 05:14 AM
A persistent inability of Congress and the White House to agree on more rescue funding threatens to push those still reeling from virus-related impacts further down the ladder.
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Private payroll growth slows sharply in July amid spike in virus
08/06/2020 04:23 PM
The move to get displaced workers back to their jobs slowed sharply in July, with private payrolls increasing by just 167,000, ADP reported Wednesday.
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Fed Vice Chair Clarida still sees the economy staging a comeback this year
08/05/2020 10:08 PM
The central bank's director of bank supervision said he hasn't changed his forecast despite a swell in Covid-19 cases that has caused a general slowing in resumption of activities
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The ballooning money supply may be the key to unlocking inflation in the U.S.
08/06/2020 04:36 AM
Investors are keeping a close eye on a surge in the U.S. money supply for signs of inflation's long-awaited return.
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Fed's Mester calls on Congress for pandemic recovery help, says 'downside risks' to the economy are on the rise
08/06/2020 04:17 AM
Mester called Wednesday for more help from Congress and said the central bank stands at the ready to provide whatever resources it can to help an economy at risk from rising coronavirus cases.
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Mortgage rates set another record low, but borrowers take a step back
08/06/2020 09:11 PM
Even with another record low mortgage rate, mortgage application volume decreased 5.1% last week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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Home prices see strong June bounce, but economists warn it likely won't last
08/04/2020 09:25 PM
Home prices in June saw their strongest monthly rise in seven years, spurred on by strong buyer demand and record low mortgage rates. Forecasters, however, say the gains will start to moderate soon, and prices could end up slightly lower by June 2021.
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The record-setting jobs comeback looks like it could be coming to an abrupt halt
08/04/2020 05:05 AM
Spiking coronavirus cases and rollbacks of reopenings in multiple states present roadblocks to continued aggressive gains in jobs.
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Economy faces a bumpy ride as it enters healing phase, economist Michelle Meyer says
08/03/2020 07:59 PM
Michelle Meyer, head of U.S. economics at Bank of America, said the U.S. economy has entered the third phase of the coronavirus pandemic after the lockdown and transition phases when businesses shut down and then started to reopen.
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U.S. consumer spending rises for second straight month, income drops further
07/31/2020 08:36 PM
U.S. consumer spending increased for the second straight month in June, setting up consumption for a rebound in the third quarter, though the recovery could be limited by a resurgence in Covid-19 cases and the end of expanded unemployment benefits.
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Second-quarter GDP plunged by worst-ever 32.9% amid virus-induced shutdown
07/30/2020 11:45 PM
Neither the Great Depression nor the Great Recession nor any other slump over the past two centuries have ever caused such a sharp drain on the economy.
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U.S. weekly jobless claims rise for a second straight week, total 1.434 million
07/30/2020 08:42 PM
Jobless claims for last week were roughly in line with expectations as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the U.S. economy.
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Here's what changed in the new Fed statement
07/30/2020 01:34 AM
This is a comparison of Wednesday's Federal Open Market Committee statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policymaking meeting on June 10.
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Fed holds rates steady, says economic growth is 'well below' pre-pandemic level
07/30/2020 02:37 AM
The Federal Open Market Committee released a statement following its two-day meeting that concluded Wednesday.
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A full recap of Fed Chief Powell's market-moving comments on rates, economy
07/30/2020 02:41 AM
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke to reporters following the central bank's July policymaking decision.
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Pending home sales surge for the second consecutive month as the Realtors raise their forecast for 2020
07/30/2020 12:27 AM
Pending home sales continued to climb in June, rising 16.6% monthly since May, and rising 6.3% since June 2019, according to the National Association of Realtors.
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U.S. goods trade deficit narrows amid signs the global flow of goods is improving
07/29/2020 09:50 PM
The United States' trade deficit in goods fell sharply in June as exports rebounded following several months of decline, suggesting a recovery in global trade after being severely disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Powell is expected to say the Fed will keep doing whatever it can while it considers its next move
07/29/2020 07:47 PM
Markets are watching the Fed but may focus more on what Congress is doing with its trillion dollar plus stimulus package.
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Most swing-state voters support extending $600 weekly unemployment benefit, CNBC/Change Research poll finds
07/29/2020 08:18 PM
Voters in key states back an unemployment extension, direct payments and state and local aid in the coronavirus bill, the CNBC/Change Research poll found.
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Getting rid of extended jobless benefits would come with a big economic hit
07/29/2020 01:52 AM
Democrats and Republicans are parrying over what to do now that the current arrangement will expire Friday.
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U.S. consumer confidence for July misses expectations
07/28/2020 09:11 PM
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on U.S. consumer sentiment.
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The Fed is extending its lending programs until the end of the year
07/28/2020 10:19 PM
Originally set to expire Sept. 30, the myriad facilities, stretching from credit to small businesses up to the purchase of junk bonds now will stretch to Dec. 31.
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Home prices rose at a slower rate in May, according to S&P Case-Shiller
07/28/2020 08:11 PM
The rise in May home prices was slightly slower than in April, likely due to a brief but sharp slowdown in home sales from the coronavirus.
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U.S. manufacturing sector regaining momentum, but surging virus cases threaten recovery
07/27/2020 11:18 PM
New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods increased more than expected in June and shipments accelerated, but the gains were likely insufficient to avert a historic plunge in business investment and the economy in the second quarter amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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AP-NORC poll: Optimism fades jobs lost to virus will return
07/24/2020 07:18 PM
Nearly half of Americans whose families experienced a layoff during the coronavirus pandemic now believe those jobs are lost forever, a new poll shows, as temporary cutbacks give way to shuttered businesses, bankruptcies and lasting payroll cuts.
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July jobs report could show no progress and even reversal as virus spreads
07/24/2020 01:20 AM
With unemployment claims persistently high, economists are warning that there has likely been no job growth in July and possibly a decline.
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Weekly claims turn higher as coronavirus jobs crisis inflicts more damage
07/23/2020 09:44 PM
The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week as the pandemic inflicted more damage to the U.S. economy.
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Finance

Here's what happened to the stock market on Friday
08/08/2020 03:11 AM
The Dow and S&P 500 eked out their sixth straight gains as a strong jobs report outweighed U.S.-China tensions and concerns about a new fiscal stimulus package.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: FedEx, T-Mobile, Uber & more
08/08/2020 12:03 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
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The unemployment rate fell in July. Here's why that's important
08/07/2020 10:58 PM
The unemployment rate, typically a measure of financial hardship, fell to 10.2% in July.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: TripAdvisor, T-Mobile US, FedEx, Uber & more
08/07/2020 06:41 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include TripAdvisor, T-Mobile US, FedEx, Uber, and more.
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UK digital bank Starling's losses doubled in 2019 — but it expects to break even this year
08/07/2020 04:01 PM
The app-based bank said it had seen lending activity spike thanks to the U.K. government's emergency coronavirus financing schemes.
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Fintech funding in Asia failed to rebound in the second quarter, report says
08/07/2020 06:52 AM
Fintech companies in Asia saw their capital raise fall around 37% from $2.56 billion in the first quarter to $1.62 billion in the second, a CB Insights report said.
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'Stars are aligned against the dollar,' top currency strategist warns
08/07/2020 06:52 AM
Brown Brothers Harriman's Win Thin expects the dollar to bottom later this year.
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Dow and S&P 500 eke out their sixth straight gains as investors await stimulus deal
08/08/2020 03:13 AM
Stocks fell as U.S-China tensions and ongoing coronavirus stimulus negotiations dampened the market's enthusiasm over a strong jobs report.
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday
08/07/2020 03:08 AM
Stocks rose once again after a late-day surge in tech stocks.
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In California, 57% seeking unemployment benefits lost their jobs for a second time
08/06/2020 11:49 PM
More than half of workers who recently applied for unemployment benefits in California were doing so because their jobs or hours were cut again, hinting at the nation's unstable economic recovery.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Roku, Penn National Gaming, Western Digital & more
08/06/2020 10:55 PM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
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Goldman names new head of digital assets in bet that blockchain is the future of financial markets
08/06/2020 10:58 PM
The appointment of Mathew McDermott means the newest face of blockchain and cryptocurrency on Wall Street isn't a starry-eyed bitcoin evangelist, but a 46-year-old veteran of old-school financing markets.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Hilton, Restaurant Brands, Bausch Health & more
08/06/2020 09:10 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Hilton, Restaurant Brands, Bausch Health, and more.
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Bank of England holds rates steady but warns of a slower economic recovery
08/06/2020 04:25 PM
The Bank of England has held interest rates steady and maintained its existing level of asset purchases, but warned it is anticipating a slower economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
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Singapore's largest bank reports 22% fall in quarterly profit as it guards against pandemic-induced risks
08/06/2020 01:08 PM
Net profit at DBS fell to 1.25 billion Singapore dollars ($912.9 million) in the second quarter — down from 1.6 billion Singapore dollars a year ago but beating Refinitiv estimates of around 1.19 billion Singapore dollars.
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Trillions of dollars on sidelines will pour into the market post-coronavirus, Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus predicts
08/06/2020 06:41 AM
Oppenheimer Asset Management's John Stoltzfus expects a temporary setback to the March 23 rally, but he's not abandoning his bullish stance on stocks.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Etsy, Western Digital, Live Nation and more
08/06/2020 05:10 AM
See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
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Fed's Mester calls on Congress for pandemic recovery help, says 'downside risks' to the economy are on the rise
08/06/2020 04:17 AM
Mester called Wednesday for more help from Congress and said the central bank stands at the ready to provide whatever resources it can to help an economy at risk from rising coronavirus cases.
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Nikola's entire quarterly revenue of $36,000 was from solar installation for the executive chairman
08/06/2020 09:19 PM
All of Nikola's revenue in the second quarter was connected to solar installations for one of the company's executives.
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Wednesday
08/06/2020 03:15 AM
Positive news on the coronavirus front and strong earnings from Disney lifted the market on Wednesday.
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Goldman Sachs says it will double hiring of junior bankers from black colleges by 2025
08/06/2020 02:22 AM
The Wall Street model is to hire thousands of entry-level workers every year to create a pipeline of talent. By taking in more Black and Latino employees, CEO David Solomon hopes to eventually improve the diversity at more senior positions.
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You may get laid off again. Here's what to know about your unemployment benefits
08/06/2020 12:25 AM
Most businesses have exhausted funding from a loan program that's propped up payrolls and some states reimposed shutdown measures. For those who lose their jobs again, there's a silver lining: They can probably restart their unemployment benefits.
More
The $600 unemployment boost is gone. Now 6 million Americans can't pay their bills
08/05/2020 10:27 PM
A $600-a-week supplement to unemployment benefits leaves millions of Americans without enough cash flow to pay bills in August.
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Even though $600 unemployment boost lapsed, Congress likely will make new aid retroactive
08/07/2020 01:00 AM
Whenever Capitol Hill decides on the next round of federal unemployment benefits, those payments likely will be retroactive to when the $600 lapsed, experts say.
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Fed Vice Chair Clarida still sees the economy staging a comeback this year
08/05/2020 10:08 PM
The central bank's director of bank supervision said he hasn't changed his forecast despite a swell in Covid-19 cases that has caused a general slowing in resumption of activities
More
Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Apple, CVS, Blackstone, Wynn Resorts and more
08/05/2020 06:20 PM
Some are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell on Wednesday.
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PayPal poaches Wells Fargo's innovation executive Peggy Mangot for venture capital team
08/06/2020 01:33 AM
PayPal, a pioneer in online payments, is on a tear, posting record quarterly results last month as the coronavirus pandemic accelerated e-commerce and digital payments trends.
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Commerzbank profit slumps 21% as loan loss provisions spike, but beats expectations
08/05/2020 08:54 PM
Commerzbank on Wednesday reported a 21% fall in second-quarter net profit to 220 million euros ($259.7 million) on the back of a sharp increase in loan loss provisions.
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Singapore's top banks are reporting earnings this week. Here's what to expect
08/05/2020 09:54 AM
The three largest Singapore-listed banks are expected to report another quarter of lackluster financial results due to the coronavirus pandemic and ultra-low interest rates globally.
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Square surges after reporting 64% jump in revenue, more customers using Cash App
08/06/2020 09:12 PM
Shares of Square soared on Tuesday evening after posting better-than-expected quarterly results and strong growth in its consumer payments app.
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Politics

Here's what happened to the stock market on Friday
08/08/2020 03:11 AM
The Dow and S&P 500 eked out their sixth straight gains as a strong jobs report outweighed U.S.-China tensions and concerns about a new fiscal stimulus package.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: FedEx, T-Mobile, Uber & more
08/08/2020 12:03 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
More
The unemployment rate fell in July. Here's why that's important
08/07/2020 10:58 PM
The unemployment rate, typically a measure of financial hardship, fell to 10.2% in July.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: TripAdvisor, T-Mobile US, FedEx, Uber & more
08/07/2020 06:41 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include TripAdvisor, T-Mobile US, FedEx, Uber, and more.
More
UK digital bank Starling's losses doubled in 2019 — but it expects to break even this year
08/07/2020 04:01 PM
The app-based bank said it had seen lending activity spike thanks to the U.K. government's emergency coronavirus financing schemes.
More
Fintech funding in Asia failed to rebound in the second quarter, report says
08/07/2020 06:52 AM
Fintech companies in Asia saw their capital raise fall around 37% from $2.56 billion in the first quarter to $1.62 billion in the second, a CB Insights report said.
More
'Stars are aligned against the dollar,' top currency strategist warns
08/07/2020 06:52 AM
Brown Brothers Harriman's Win Thin expects the dollar to bottom later this year.
More
Dow and S&P 500 eke out their sixth straight gains as investors await stimulus deal
08/08/2020 03:13 AM
Stocks fell as U.S-China tensions and ongoing coronavirus stimulus negotiations dampened the market's enthusiasm over a strong jobs report.
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday
08/07/2020 03:08 AM
Stocks rose once again after a late-day surge in tech stocks.
More
In California, 57% seeking unemployment benefits lost their jobs for a second time
08/06/2020 11:49 PM
More than half of workers who recently applied for unemployment benefits in California were doing so because their jobs or hours were cut again, hinting at the nation's unstable economic recovery.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Roku, Penn National Gaming, Western Digital & more
08/06/2020 10:55 PM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
More
Goldman names new head of digital assets in bet that blockchain is the future of financial markets
08/06/2020 10:58 PM
The appointment of Mathew McDermott means the newest face of blockchain and cryptocurrency on Wall Street isn't a starry-eyed bitcoin evangelist, but a 46-year-old veteran of old-school financing markets.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Hilton, Restaurant Brands, Bausch Health & more
08/06/2020 09:10 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Hilton, Restaurant Brands, Bausch Health, and more.
More
Bank of England holds rates steady but warns of a slower economic recovery
08/06/2020 04:25 PM
The Bank of England has held interest rates steady and maintained its existing level of asset purchases, but warned it is anticipating a slower economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
More
Singapore's largest bank reports 22% fall in quarterly profit as it guards against pandemic-induced risks
08/06/2020 01:08 PM
Net profit at DBS fell to 1.25 billion Singapore dollars ($912.9 million) in the second quarter — down from 1.6 billion Singapore dollars a year ago but beating Refinitiv estimates of around 1.19 billion Singapore dollars.
More
Trillions of dollars on sidelines will pour into the market post-coronavirus, Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus predicts
08/06/2020 06:41 AM
Oppenheimer Asset Management's John Stoltzfus expects a temporary setback to the March 23 rally, but he's not abandoning his bullish stance on stocks.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Etsy, Western Digital, Live Nation and more
08/06/2020 05:10 AM
See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
More
Fed's Mester calls on Congress for pandemic recovery help, says 'downside risks' to the economy are on the rise
08/06/2020 04:17 AM
Mester called Wednesday for more help from Congress and said the central bank stands at the ready to provide whatever resources it can to help an economy at risk from rising coronavirus cases.
More
Nikola's entire quarterly revenue of $36,000 was from solar installation for the executive chairman
08/06/2020 09:19 PM
All of Nikola's revenue in the second quarter was connected to solar installations for one of the company's executives.
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Wednesday
08/06/2020 03:15 AM
Positive news on the coronavirus front and strong earnings from Disney lifted the market on Wednesday.
More
Goldman Sachs says it will double hiring of junior bankers from black colleges by 2025
08/06/2020 02:22 AM
The Wall Street model is to hire thousands of entry-level workers every year to create a pipeline of talent. By taking in more Black and Latino employees, CEO David Solomon hopes to eventually improve the diversity at more senior positions.
More
You may get laid off again. Here's what to know about your unemployment benefits
08/06/2020 12:25 AM
Most businesses have exhausted funding from a loan program that's propped up payrolls and some states reimposed shutdown measures. For those who lose their jobs again, there's a silver lining: They can probably restart their unemployment benefits.
More
The $600 unemployment boost is gone. Now 6 million Americans can't pay their bills
08/05/2020 10:27 PM
A $600-a-week supplement to unemployment benefits leaves millions of Americans without enough cash flow to pay bills in August.
More
Even though $600 unemployment boost lapsed, Congress likely will make new aid retroactive
08/07/2020 01:00 AM
Whenever Capitol Hill decides on the next round of federal unemployment benefits, those payments likely will be retroactive to when the $600 lapsed, experts say.
More
Fed Vice Chair Clarida still sees the economy staging a comeback this year
08/05/2020 10:08 PM
The central bank's director of bank supervision said he hasn't changed his forecast despite a swell in Covid-19 cases that has caused a general slowing in resumption of activities
More
Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Apple, CVS, Blackstone, Wynn Resorts and more
08/05/2020 06:20 PM
Some are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell on Wednesday.
More
PayPal poaches Wells Fargo's innovation executive Peggy Mangot for venture capital team
08/06/2020 01:33 AM
PayPal, a pioneer in online payments, is on a tear, posting record quarterly results last month as the coronavirus pandemic accelerated e-commerce and digital payments trends.
More
Commerzbank profit slumps 21% as loan loss provisions spike, but beats expectations
08/05/2020 08:54 PM
Commerzbank on Wednesday reported a 21% fall in second-quarter net profit to 220 million euros ($259.7 million) on the back of a sharp increase in loan loss provisions.
More
Singapore's top banks are reporting earnings this week. Here's what to expect
08/05/2020 09:54 AM
The three largest Singapore-listed banks are expected to report another quarter of lackluster financial results due to the coronavirus pandemic and ultra-low interest rates globally.
More
Square surges after reporting 64% jump in revenue, more customers using Cash App
08/06/2020 09:12 PM
Shares of Square soared on Tuesday evening after posting better-than-expected quarterly results and strong growth in its consumer payments app.
More