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U.S. corporate bond, IPO markets heat up as recession fears persist

Corporate America appears to be rushing to get the most out of the decade-long bull market in stocks and bonds before a possible recession and election-year stock market volatility slam the IPO and cr...

U.S. corporate bond, IPO markets heat up as recession fears persist

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EMERGING MARKETS-Latam markets struggle as recession fears grow; Argentine peso down again The Argentine peso declined for a third day on Wednesday and most Latin American markets weakened as worrying economic data from China and Germany and moves in U.S. bond markets suggested a recession for major global economies is on the horizon as a bruising U.S.-China trade war drags on. The Br...
18:13 2019-08-14

EMERGING MARKETS-Recession fears plague Latam markets, Argentina peso slides further Latin American markets were no exception to a slump across markets on Wednesday on rising fears of a looming recession, while Argentina's peso showed no signs of stabilizing despite the president's attempts to calm investors with relief measures. An inversion in the U.S. yield curve for the fir...
22:13 2019-08-14

Bond bulls get a boost as trade tensions fan recession fears The global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, sending 10-year U.S Treasury yields to 20-month lows, as investors fearful of the fallout from the Sino-U.S. trade war sold shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
17:00 2019-05-29

Dropping global bond yields, recession fears put BOJ in a bind Downward-spiraling bond yields and other potential signs of global recession have strung a tightrope for the Bank of Japan: it must keep pumping money aggressively to spur growth, but also prevent borrowing costs from sliding too far below the target....
11:52 2019-08-21

Wall Street retreats as bond market fuels recession fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, as investors reeling from rising trade tensions fled riskier assets for perceived safer havens and the bond markets signaled a higher risk of recession....
19:39 2019-08-07

German bond yields at record lows amid recession fears Growing concerns of a protracted trade conflict are forcing investors to take refuge in the safe haven asset despite negative returns. Is the global economy staring at a recession?...
21:39 2019-06-04

US markets sink, sparking fears of recession Stock markets in the United States have dropped sharply after the Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. The news signals growing investor concern of a recession....
05:00 2019-08-15

Stocks wilt as bond markets flash recession warnings Stock markets slumped on Wednesday as Germany's economy went into reverse, fueling fears of global recession and slamming the brakes on a rally for equities after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports....
16:13 2019-08-14

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

The bond market recession signal freaking the markets out could be a false positive The nature of this yield curve inversion may make it not the recession indicator it has been in the past, claims equity strategist Tom Lee of Fundstrat....
22:39 2019-05-29

Global stocks spooked, oil sinks as bond markets scream recession Asian stocks slid and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as investors feared an historic drop in long-term U.S. bond yields could prove a herald of recession globally....
07:52 2019-08-15

Global stocks slide as bond markets send recession warning Global stocks slumped to more than two-month lows in early Asian trade on Thursday, tracking the Wall Street slide as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve sent a flashing warning to investors about rising recession risks....
04:13 2019-08-15

Dow Jones plunges 800 points as recession fears rattle markets Sharp declines come after Tuesday rally inspired by tariff delaysTrump urges Fed chief Powell to make further interest rate cutsSigns of a global economic slowdown roiled the markets on Wednesday as shares dived and investors fled to bonds with such intensity that short-term yields rose above longer...
01:52 2019-08-15

Asia stocks trade lower as bond markets signal recession warning Shares in Asia traded lower Thursday morning after the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted overnight, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy....
03:00 2019-08-15

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed that Chinese manufacturing activity was better than expected in May....
16:26 2019-06-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
12:00 2019-05-29

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports....
18:39 2019-08-14

Cboe Global Markets Launches Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) Futures CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the launch of Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) futures on Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE)....
16:00 2019-05-21

Investors Rush Into Havens as Growth Fears Persist Investors are snapping up safer assets including gold, dividend-paying stocks and the Japanese yen, underlining anxiety over trade tensions and slowing global growth....
12:39 2019-08-19

Oil steadies on OPEC cuts, but oversupply fears persist Oil prices pared gains on Monday after worries about oversupply persisted, pulling back from an early rally as OPEC extended supply cuts until March 2020 during a meeting in Vienna....
21:52 2019-07-01

Investors Seek Havens as Growth Fears Persist Investors are snapping up safer assets including gold, dividend-paying stocks and the Japanese yen, underlining anxiety over trade tensions and slowing global growth....
00:52 2019-08-20

Asia stocks sag, bonds rally as trade war fears persist Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as rhetoric from Beijing and Washington over trade matters kept alive investor concerns about the tariff war's impact on global economic growth....
03:39 2019-05-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond yields creep higher as markets wait for Fed signals Shares were treading water on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields kept the dollar steady, as investors waited to hear whether the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for a U.S. rate cut this month....
11:39 2019-07-10

Distressed Debt Trading Overshadows Corporate Bond Market A sharp rally in the bonds of three distressed companies—McDermott International, California Resources and PG&E—dominated trading in the corporate bond market....
07:39 2019-09-21

Don't get too worked up about recession fears Trade war fears are rattling investors. But is the recent volatility in the global stock and bond markets really a sign that a recession might be lurking just around the corner?...
22:52 2019-08-29

Cboe, IHS Markit and BlackRock Join Forces to Launch First U.S. Corporate Bond Index Futures CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced a collaboration with IHS Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFO) and BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), for Cboe to develop the first-ever broad-based U.S. corporate bo...
16:00 2019-05-21

Corporate Tax Cut To 25.2% To Spur Growth, Markets Celebrate: 10 Points The centre today reduced corporate tax on domestic firms in a bid to boost the sluggish economy, hurt by slowing demand across sectors, especially manufacturing that is among the highest contributors......
18:00 2019-09-20

Cboe Plans September 10 Launch of U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond Index Futures Trading CHICAGO – August 24, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), plans to offer trading in Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) futures beginning Sept...
16:00 2019-05-21

Why people should not get too worked up about recession fears Trade war fears are rattling investors. But is the recent volatility in the global stock and bond markets really a sign that a recession might be lurking just around the corner?...
02:00 2019-08-29

Stocks Fall as Bond Yields Flash a Recession Warning U.S. stocks tumbled and Treasury markets sent a new recession signal after weak German and Chinese economic data stoked fears of an impending global slowdown....
17:26 2019-08-14

Government Bond-Market Measure Says Recession Risk Growing The yield on three-month bills has exceeded that of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note by as much as 0.259 percentage point, the most since May 2007....
23:00 2019-07-09

Economists' fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear: protectionist trade policy....
22:26 2019-06-03

Recession Fears Take a Rest at Home Depot For Home Depot, a mixed second quarter was enough to send its stock sharply higher Tuesday. Investors had apparently steeled themselves for worse results....
19:26 2019-08-20

Stumbling Global Economies Fan Recession Fears Economic activity was mixed in several major economies in August, according to a set of surveys, findings that will do little to ease concerns that a long global expansion could be coming to an end....
17:00 2019-08-22

Oil falls as trade war raises recession fears Oil prices fell on Monday, pushing U.S. crude to its lowest in more than two weeks, as an intensifying U.S.-China trade war knocked confidence in the global economy....
07:26 2019-08-26

Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
12:00 2019-05-29

Oil slides 1.4% on recession fears, China's trade threats Oil prices fell more than 1% on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
13:52 2019-08-16

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there are wider questions which affect the entire economy....
12:13 2019-07-09

Revisit investment strategies as fears of recession grow Just like people shouldn’t try to keep up with spendthrift Joneses, they shouldn’t feel bad if they can’t match the saving prowess of supersaver Joneses....
11:52 2019-08-21

Recession fears sink global stocks lower Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after Wall Street fell on mounting fears of a possible recession.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Wall Street tumbles on rising fears of recession Wall Street main indexes slid more than 2% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor economic data from Germany and China....
18:13 2019-08-14

Dow Jones sinks 800 points amid fears of recession All three major U.S. indexes closed down about 3 per cent after 2-year U.S. Treasury yields surpassed those of 10-year bonds, which is considered a classic recession signal....
00:13 2019-08-15

German recession fears after big decline in industrial production Sales of cars and machine parts to far east fall as US–China trade conflict takes its tollGerman industrial production has suffered its biggest annual decline in nine years after the escalating trade war between the US and China took its toll on exports.Europe’s economic engine, which has increasing...
22:39 2019-08-07

BofA CEO Moynihan plays down fears of U.S. recession - CNBC Bank of America Corp Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan on Wednesday played down fears of a potential U.S. recession, saying strong consumer spending could keep the economy growing....
17:00 2019-08-21

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross downplays fears of recession U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday added to a chorus of presidential officials downplaying concerns over a looming recession after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted last week for the first time in 12 years....
14:52 2019-08-19

Wall Street tumbles on growing recession fears Wall Street main indexes slumped more than 2.5% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor economic data from Germany and China....
19:52 2019-08-14

BofA CEO Moynihan plays down fears of U.S. recession: CNBC Bank of America Corp Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan on Wednesday played down fears of a potential U.S. recession, saying strong consumer spending could keep the economy growing....
21:52 2019-08-21

Dow plummets 800 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

Dow plummets 700 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Trump's approval on the economy slides as recession fears grow Approval of Trump's handling of the economy has started to slip as fears about a recession crept into financial markets and pockets of the general public....
18:00 2019-09-11

Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers in the region and beyond to roll out more stimulus....
09:26 2019-06-03

British economy slows in second quarter, sparking recession fears The British economy contracted in the second quarter of 2019, driving fears that it is headed for its first recession in 10 years as the next deadline for the country to leave the European Union looms in October....
17:39 2019-08-09

Global recession fears grow as factory activity shrinks Factory activity slowed in the United States, Europe and Asia last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers to step up support....
19:13 2019-06-03

Stock market seesaws as recession fears mix with upbeat data Stocks rose in choppy trading on Thursday but then fell back again as investors tried to balance strong July retail sales data and Walmart’s upbeat results with continuing concerns about the economy slipping into recession. Before 10 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 58.86 points, or 0.2...
12:39 2019-08-16

Wall Street slips as trade war stokes fears of recession U.S. stocks slipped on Monday, dragged down by financial shares, as investors fled riskier assets on fears that a drawn-out trade war between the United States and China could force the global economy into recession....
16:13 2019-08-12

Dow Suffers Worst Day Of 2019 As Recession Fears Hit Wall Street The Dow suffered its worst day of 2019, finishing with a loss of some 800 points, or 3.1 percent, at 24,479.42, while leading European bourses shed more than two percent....
12:39 2019-08-16

German business confidence plunges amid recession fears A survey by Germany's Ifo economic think tank has revealed a long-lasting negative mood in the business sector. Ifo's executive index dropped for the 11th time in 12 months....
19:52 2019-08-26

Dow posts biggest one-day drop since October as recession fears take hold Wall Street sold off sharply on Wednesday as recession fears gripped the market after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years....
04:13 2019-08-15

Oil Prices Rise Over 1% To Break Two-Day Fall As Recession Fears Recede Gains are likely to be capped after a week of data releases including a surprise drop in industrial output growth in China to a more than 17-year low, along with a fall in exports that sent Germany's......
12:39 2019-08-16

Oil edges up as recession fears ease but OPEC outlook weighs Crude oil prices rose on Friday, recovering from two days of declines, after data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales helped to ease recession concerns, although a bearish outlook from OPEC capped gains....
16:39 2019-08-16

Wall Street slips on political tensions, recession fears U.S. stocks slipped on Monday as political tensions around the world and fears that a prolonged U.S.-China trade war would push the global economy into recession sapped risk appetite....
18:26 2019-08-12

Recession Fears Grow in Europe and E.C.B. Signals Increase in Stimulus Mario Draghi, the central bank’s president, said “additional stimulus will be required” unless the economy improves. Action could come as early as July....
16:39 2019-06-18

U.S. yield curve inversion highlights recession fears, Fed dilemma When the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates last month for the first time in more than a decade, it signaled that further reductions in borrowing costs might not be needed. Bond markets vehemently disagree....
18:13 2019-08-14

The bond market is sending a scary message of recession, rate cuts and an unending trade war Investors rushed into the safety of bonds Thursday and sold stocks, as it appeared the trade war could be prolonged and more painful for the world economy than expected....
01:01 2019-05-24

Trump is ramping up his economic double-talk to tamp down recession fears As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump warned about the perils of President Barack Obama’s economic management. Now as president, Trump often fails to heed his own advice....
20:39 2019-08-21

Dow plunges 800 points and Asian stocks fall as recession fears grow Sharp declines across the world as bonds point to uncertain outlookTrump urges Fed chief Powell to make further interest rate cutsSigns of a global economic slowdown roiled the markets on Wednesday as shares dived and investors fled to bonds with such intensity that short-term yields rose above long...
07:26 2019-08-15

Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
07:39 2019-08-19

Recession fears grow as UK economy shrinks on back of Brexit chaos A 0.2% contraction between April and June is first fall in GDP in six and a half yearsBusiness live blog – pound weakens as economy contractsFears that the UK could be heading for its first recession in a decade have been stoked by grim official figures showing that the economy contracted in the sec...
18:00 2019-08-09

UK recession fears ease as GDP returns to growth in July - business live UK economy didn’t post any growth in the last quarter, but GDP did pick up in July aloneExperts: UK should avoid recessionBreaking: UK GDP rose by 0.3% in JulyBut economy stagnated over the last quarterPound shakes off lossesIntroduction: Why July’s GDP report matters 11.34am BST Although today’s GD...
12:52 2019-09-09

Factory activity shrinks across Asia, stokes global recession fears Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers in the region and beyond to roll out more stimulus....
07:13 2019-06-03

Bonds reign supreme, equities struggle on recession, Brexit fears Global bond yields flirted with record lows while stocks struggled to recover on Thursday, as global recession worries from intensifying U.S.-China frictions and the specter of a no-deal Brexit drove investors to safer harbors....
08:00 2019-08-29

Dow, stocks end lower on threat of tariffs on Mexican imports and recession fears The Dow closed lower Friday as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Asia stocks, bond yields climb as trade war fears ebb Asian stocks rose in step with their global peers while safe-haven bonds retreated on Tuesday, as signs Sino-U.S. trade hostilities might be easing for now helped restore investor confidence after the previous session's rout....
07:39 2019-08-27

UPDATE 3-Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
03:39 2019-08-19

Wall Street Weekahead: Investors look at dollar stores as U.S. recession fears increase More investors are watching the shares of discount retailers like Dollar General Corp and Dollar Tree Inc , which perform better during economic downturns, in the hopes of gauging changes in consumer behavior, though higher tariffs may erode the companies' ability to act as economic bellwethers....
04:52 2019-08-24

With recession fears rising, here's how to find stability when Wall Street has you on edge Buzz about a recession is building. Wall Street saw an 800-point drop on Aug. 14. So what should savers do if they're trying to protect their money?       ...
02:00 2019-08-23

Japan stocks advance as stimulus hopes calm global recession fears Japanese shares rose on Monday as signs central banks around the world are taking steps to support their economies helped ease immediate concerns about a global recession....
12:39 2019-08-19

Morgan Stanley: Short growth stocks, get defensive as 'recession fears emerge' Morgan Stanley's Mike Wilson is advising clients to dump growth stocks and buy defensive names as the "demand destructive" tariffs are fanning recession fears....
16:26 2019-09-03

Goldman Sachs cuts growth forecast as trade war triggers recession fears Goldman Sachs lowered its fourth-quarter growth forecast by 20 basis points to 1.8%, citing a larger than-expected impact of recent trade war events....
22:26 2019-08-11

Goldman Sachs economists say fears rise that U.S.-China trade war leading to recession Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Sunday that fears of the U.S.-China trade war leading to a recession are increasing and that Goldman no longer expects a trade deal between the world's two largest economies before the 2020 U.S. presidential election....
16:13 2019-08-12

Economy added 130,000 jobs in August, falling short of expectations amid recession fears The economy gained 130,000 jobs in August while the unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a middling result that will do little to dispel worries that commerce is slowing but that suggest a recession is not imminent....
09:13 2019-09-07

Swedish central bank Riksbank talks rate hike amid recession fears The Riksbank is sticking with its plan to raise its main interest rate in the next few months despite recession worries. The hawkish stance, which puts the bank at odds with major central banks, has left experts puzzled....
17:26 2019-09-06

Japan's exports down for eighth month, sales to China slump as recession fears grow Japan's exports in July fell 1.6% from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday, dragged down by China-bound shipments of car parts and semiconductor production equipment....
11:52 2019-08-19

Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, as part of the organizers' efforts to tackle the heat threat to athletes and fans in the Japanese capital....
18:00 2019-08-13

Trump, advisers looking at ways to boost U.S. economy as markets fear recession Even as they reject talk of a looming recession, President Donald Trump and his advisers are examining ways to provide a boost to the U.S. economy should it be deemed necessary, officials said....
01:26 2019-08-21

Top Trump advisers downplay recession risks after tumultuous week in the markets Larry Kudlow and Peter Navarro appeared on Sunday morning shows to argue that the president's trade offensive against China isn’t harming American producers or consumers....
04:26 2019-08-19

The Black Hole Engulfing the World’s Bond Markets There’s a multitrillion-dollar black hole growing at the heart of the world’s financial markets. Negative-yielding debt -- bonds worth less, not more, if held to maturity -- is spreading to more corne......
11:13 2019-07-13

Swedish central bank's rate hike plan amid recession fears threatens its credibility Sweden's Riksbank is sticking with its plan to raise its main interest rate in the next few months despite recession worries. The hawkish stance, which puts it at odds with major central banks, has left experts puzzled....
12:00 2019-09-06

Japan's exports slip for eighth month, sales to China drop as recession fears grow Japan's exports slipped for an eighth month in July, while manufacturers' confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as China-bound sales slumped again in a fresh sign the Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the economy into recession....
07:39 2019-08-19

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
21:39 2019-06-11

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Futures eke out gains as bond yields tumble on growth fears U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday, as benchmark bond yields tumbled on fears of a global recession and expectations of interest rate cuts by central banks....
15:13 2019-07-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
09:26 2019-05-31

Dueling Bond Markets Send Mixed Message on Risk U.S. bond markets sent mixed signals about risk as investors jumped back into funds that buy risky corporate debt, while Treasury bond yields hovered near record lows, reflecting concerns about slowing economic growth....
22:13 2019-06-14

Bond yields creep higher as markets wait for Fed signals Shares were treading water on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields kept the dollar steady, as investors waited to hear whether the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for a U.S. rate cut this month....
11:52 2019-07-10

DP World markets new dollar sukuk, taps existing bond Port operator DP World started marketing 10-year U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, with an initial price guidance of around 230 basis points over mid-swaps, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed....
09:00 2019-07-11

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
01:00 2019-08-15

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries Worries that a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession weighed on Asian equities on Monday, offsetting a welcome a lift from Chinese shares and a stronger-than-expected daily fixing for the yuan....
10:39 2019-08-12

Markets slide as Germany faces recession, and US and UK yield curves invert - business live Investors are alarmed to see longer-dated UK and US bonds trading at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, a possible sign of recessionLatest: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing light’ warningUK yield curve has also inverted - a worrying signEarlier:Breaking: German GDP shrank 0.1% in Apr...
14:13 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter as U.S.-China trade war, recession worries weigh Asian shares fell on Monday morning, while gold prices held firm as investors worried a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession....
10:39 2019-08-12

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
07:39 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Safe havens rise as recession concerns trigger easing bets Investors on Tuesday sought traditional safe havens, including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries, even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as markets focused on concerns over a global deceleration....
00:13 2019-08-21

Guggenheim's Scott Minerd warns world bond markets are in a 'bubble' The bond market is in a "bubble," particularly sovereign debt, Guggenheim Partners global chief investment officer Scott Minerd warned on Thursday, and he said that efforts by the Federal Reserve to......
08:52 2019-08-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rallies as bond yields plough new lows Action on world markets focused on bonds on Wednesday, with a fresh slide in benchmark debt yields on simmering global trade war and recession fears, central bank easing bets and ebbing oil prices....
12:13 2019-07-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, bond yields perch at six-week highs World shares climbed to a six-week high alongside benchmark government bond yields on Friday, as markets cheered signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and another powerful slug of stimulus from the European Central Bank....
12:26 2019-09-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rallies as bond yields drop to new lows Investors returned to bonds on Wednesday, setting off another slide in benchmark debt yields, amid fears of a global trade war and recession, bets central banks will cut interest rates and falling oil prices....
15:13 2019-07-03

Trade war escalation fears send markets tumbling World stock markets have fallen on signs that China is ready to use its supply of rare earth chemicals as leverage in the increasingly bitter trade dispute with the US....
14:52 2019-05-29

Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri's re-election chances....
06:13 2019-08-14

Dow plunges 550 points as trade fears spook markets Traders once again fled from the stock market early Wednesday, preferring so-called safe-haven assets such as gold, as trade tensions between the US and China continue. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 550 points shortly after Wednesday’s open, erasing gains from Tuesday that follo...
04:26 2019-08-08

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
17:13 2019-06-08

CBOE Holdings Becomes Cboe Global Markets, Unveils New Corporate Identity CHICAGO – October 17, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. today unveiled its new name, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), identity and mission at the Futures Industry Association (FIA) Expo 2017 conference, currently taking place in Chicago.  The changes were made to better reflect the evo...
21:52 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Collapsing bond yields drive world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
11:26 2019-07-04

Shares slump as bond markets flash warning signals not seen since 2008 crisis Shares have plunged after bond markets flashed recession warning signals not seen since the global financial crisis - following a slew of gloomy economic data....
17:00 2019-08-14

Euro zone bond yields, euro drop as German manufacturing recession deepens Euro zone government bond yields and the euro fell on Wednesday after data showed Germany's manufacturing recession had deepened, with the performance of goods producers dropping to the lowest level in seven years....
11:00 2019-07-24

Stock markets mixed, U.S. climbs as currency war fears ease World stock markets were mixed on Tuesday, with Wall Street making modest gains after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing fears a protracted trade spat between the U.S. and China would spill over into a currency war as well....
21:26 2019-08-06

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
08:26 2019-06-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities advance after week-long selloff, bond yields steady World stock markets climbed for the first time this week on Thursday, giving pause to a multiday selloff on fears of an escalating trade war between the United States and China that has pushed investors into safe-haven bonds and the U.S. dollar....
18:00 2019-05-30

China to scrap foreign investment quotas to attract more money into its stock, bond markets China's foreign exchange regulator said it had decided to scrap quota restrictions on two major inbound investment schemes, as a weakening yuan and rising outflows prompt Beijing to seek to attract more foreign capital....
10:00 2019-09-11

Oil prices extend drops as trade wars fan fears in financial markets Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday, extending losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets slipped to their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand and as trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown....
07:13 2019-06-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
15:26 2019-06-14

UK construction sector hit by Brexit uncertainty; growth fears hit markets - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: South African GDP shrinksUK construction PMI fell last month Brexit uncertainty blamedEarlier:Factory slowdown fuels recession worriesAustralia cuts interest rates 1...
12:39 2019-06-04

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 391.00 points — or 1.5% — Monday, with losses accelerating late in the session, to close at 25,896.44. Monday’s Dow dip f...
10:39 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks hurt by trade war, pound hit by no-deal Brexit fears Global stocks were hit by U.S.-China trade frictions on Tuesday while the British pound flirted with 2 1/2-year lows as Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated he could call an election to stymie lawmakers' efforts to avert a no-deal Brexit....
03:26 2019-09-03

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalate into a full-scale currency war, with damaging consequences for the world economy.The roots of the ...
21:00 2019-08-05

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets slide on fears of worsening U.S.-China trade war Latin American stocks and currencies slid on Thursday, with fears of a worsening U.S.-China trade war in focus as a stern warning China issued to the United States prompted investors to dial back exposure to risky assets. China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" so trad...
17:26 2019-05-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade frictions between the world's two largest economies....
04:52 2019-05-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sink, bonds surge as trade fears mount Asian shares were a sea of red on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbours of sovereign bonds, gold and the Japanese yen....
05:26 2019-08-26

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex falls as investors avoid riskier assets on trade fears Latin American currencies fell on Friday as U.S.-China trade tensions pulled investors away from riskier assets, but a smashing quarter from Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras helped Brazil stocks outperform regional indices. U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to hike tariffs on Chinese...
18:39 2019-08-02

Global markets plunge, then partly recover, as tariff threats reignite fears of U.S.-China trade war The stock skid came despite a good jobs report Friday and a quarter-point rate cut by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. But Trump’s Thursday afternoon tweets threatening more tariffs on China dampened the feel-good vibe....
23:13 2019-08-02

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty....
20:52 2019-06-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
03:26 2019-06-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:52 2019-05-31

James Bond Will Drive the New Aston Martin Valhalla in Bond 25: Report James Bond will reportedly ride eternal, shiny and chrome into the gates of Valhalla in Bond 25 in the new Aston Martin AM-RB 003—which has been officially renamed the Aston Martin Valhalla after the Viking legend of a warrior’s paradise....
20:39 2019-06-18

Inside Joe Jonas' James Bond-Themed 30th Birthday Party With His Bond Girl Sophie Turner He's Jonas, Joe Jonas. The Jonas Brothers singer turned 30 on Thursday and celebrated with family and friends on Friday night at a James Bond-themed party at Cipriani Wall Street in......
20:13 2019-08-17

Lashana Lynch as new Bond 007? Here's what we know so far ahead of Bond 25 Captain Marvel star Lashana Lynch is set to appear in the next James Bond film, in a moment that promises to have cinema-goers dropping their popcorn in shock....
17:52 2019-07-15

Sophie Turner sports sexy Bond-girl gown for Joe Jonas' James Bond-themed 30th birthday Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, ever the couple to throw an awesome party, celebrated the Jonas Brother's 30th birthday with a James Bond-themed bash.        ...
09:13 2019-08-19

Europe to experience 'intense heat' in multi-day heat wave Europe will be struck by a "potentially dangerous" heat wave next week, according to forecaster Accuweather, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) on Wednesday and Thursday....
13:39 2019-06-22

Watch for these heat stroke symptoms as US braces for heat wave Heat stroke is a life-threatening heat-related illness that can develop when heat exhaustion is untreated. It can lead to muscle damage, kidney, liver and brain damage, and even heart damage....
22:39 2019-07-19

Why Wasabi Heat Feels Different From Chili Pepper Heat I love hot peppers, but I can’t stand wasabi. Both might be described as “hot” or “spicy,” but they create that feeling in different ways. Here’s how....
07:39 2019-09-12

The difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke Tucson- Right now Tucson is dealing with brutally hot temperatures and excessive heat warnings and that can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke, but do you know the difference between the two? news 4 tucson’s sean mooney has more on what you need to know. Below is what you need to know and...
06:52 2019-08-21

James Bond is back: See Daniel Craig hit the gym in a boot after 'Bond 25' set injury Daniel Craig is back and training for his role as James Bond! The star sustained an ankle injury while attempting a stunt on the set last month.        ...
00:39 2019-06-17

AIDS Deaths Down A Third Since 2010, Many Challenges Persist: UN HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 per cent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as......
13:52 2019-07-16

Trump, Xi to Meet at G-20 as Trade Hostilities Persist President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping plan to meet at a Group of 20 summit late this month, the U.S. treasury secretary said, offering a prospective break in trade hostilities that are weighing on global growth....
15:39 2019-06-08

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling....
02:39 2019-06-04

Schlumberger Names New CEO as Shale Woes Persist Schlumberger named Olivier Le Peuch as its next chief executive, while the Houston oil-field-services company continues to suffer from a slowdown in spending by U.S. shale drillers....
03:13 2019-07-20

Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist? Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen....
17:52 2019-06-19

Fourth of July Forecast: Dry and hot conditions persist TUCSON – High pressure shifted to the southwest, and this is importing dry air into our region. This is why we are going to have dry conditions this afternoon and evening. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 103 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degr...
19:13 2019-07-04

Dow futures fall more than 200 points as trade war concerns persist U.S. stock index futures were lower Thursday morning, as market participants continue to monitor an intensifying trade war between the world's two largest economies....
10:52 2019-05-23

Scattered showers and hot temperatures persist across Southern Arizona Heavy rain moved through sections of Santa Cruz, Cochise, and Pima counties today. Some areas experienced heavy downbursts and microburst type winds. Tonight, storms will begin to dissipate, but there will still be a slight chance for isolated showers to develop in Tucson. Tomorrow, a similar patte...
04:52 2019-08-04

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates....
01:00 2019-06-19

Gloom in China's light-vehicle market to persist Wholesale deliveries of passenger vehicles fell 7.8 percent to 1.73 million units in June and have now slid for 12 consecutive months, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said....
18:39 2019-07-10

'Breaking' the heat index: US heat waves to skyrocket as globe warms, study suggests As the globe warms in the years ahead, days with extreme heat are forecast to skyrocket across hundreds of U.S. cities, a study suggests.        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

What Is the Heat Index? Is it the Heat, the Humidity, or Both? With a heat wave spreading to about two-thirds of the United States, you’re going to hear a lot about the heat index rather than the air temperature. Here’s what it all means....
00:52 2019-07-19

Rains ease in southern Japan but landslide risks persist Heavy rains in southern Japan let up by Thursday, but authorities maintained evacuation orders for more than a million people, warning against a risk of more landslides, which have killed one person, with another missing....
04:26 2019-07-04

Marquez says Lorenzo should "persist" at Honda MotoGP after exit rumours MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez says his team-mate Jorge Lorenzo "needs to" persist with his current Honda challenge, following suggestions that Lorenzo could depart after the 2019 season...
23:52 2019-08-08

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
03:26 2019-07-19

Opinion: Robert Mugabe's dead, but Zimbabwe's woes persist Zimbabwe's youth felt betrayed by the greed of Robert Mugabe and his generation. The former autocrat may be dead, but there are those in government who carry on his legacy, Blessing Vava writes in this guest commentary....
21:52 2019-09-06

Rams RB Gurley insists knee is fine as questions persist After an offseason of speculation about the health of Todd Gurley's left knee, it would be reasonable to think the Los Angeles Rams' running back would be ready to put those questions to rest....
16:00 2019-09-06

Honduras reaches deal with striking truckers, protests persist Honduran authorities reached a deal on Thursday with striking truckers, whose protests had caused disruptive fuel shortages, but demonstrations against President Juan Orlando Hernandez that caused two deaths overnight persisted in the capital....
23:26 2019-06-20

Dow futures slightly higher as trade, growth concerns persist Market focus has shifted to monetary policy this week, with a flurry of central banks across the world set to announce whether to adjust interest rate settings....
09:26 2019-06-04

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legal guardians of Wyoming State Hospital patients say serious problems persist at the mental-health facility four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a couch without food, water or bathroom use for over 24 hours. They say the problems include a suicide, a...
17:39 2019-05-25

Australia's drought expected to persist in spring: weather bureau Australia's spring is expected to be warmer and drier than average, following one of the driest winters on record, the country's Bureau of Meteorology said on Thursday....
02:00 2019-08-29

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stock markets underpinned by risk-on sentiment; FX mixed Most Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday as the prospect of increased stimulus in major economies underpinned risk-on buying in emerging markets, with safe-haven plays such as gold and bonds taking a backseat. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks added 1.5% to climb to a near one-month hig...
17:13 2019-09-11

Cboe Global Markets Announces Senate Version of Options Markets Stability Act CHICAGO – July 26, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced that Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today introduced S. 3283, The Options Markets Stability Act....
16:00 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
03:26 2019-06-06

EMERGING MARKETS-Argentina markets crash as Macri's re-election chances drop Argentine stocks and the peso plummeted 30% on Monday as fears of a possible return to interventionist policies gripped after conservationist President Mauricio Macri lost by a much wider-than-expected margin to opposition in presidential primaries. The peso recovered some to trade at 52.15 per ...
23:39 2019-08-12

Oil prices climb as OPEC extends cuts, but demand worries persist Oil gained on Tuesday as producer club OPEC agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, although prices were pressured by worries demand could ease amid hints of a slowdown in the global economy....
11:26 2019-07-02

Poor Conditions Persist for Migrant Children Detained at the Border, Democrats Say Republican members of the House Oversight Committee disputed those characterizations, but the allegations renewed scrutiny over the treatment of migrant children....
07:00 2019-08-30

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico's markets weaken as Pemex plan underwhelms A resurgent dollar piled pressure on Latin American currencies on Tuesday, with the Mexican peso leading losses as investors were disappointed by a new business plan for debt-laden oil firm Pemex. The peso fell over 0.6% after Pemex reiterated the government would reduce taxes on the w...
22:52 2019-07-16

Cboe Global Markets Announces Appointments of Three Executives to its Markets Division CHICAGO – December 11, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it has hired Arianne Criqui as Senior Vice President, Head of Options and Business Development, and Robert Hocking as Senior Vice President, Head of Derivative...
16:00 2019-05-21

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade optimism lifts Latam markets; Brazil cheers stimulus Latin American markets rose on Wednesday as optimism from U.S.-China trade talks offset concerns of slowing global growth, while a new policy to control Brazil's fiscal woes and provide stimulus to the economy boosted sentiment. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday it was a ...
23:26 2019-07-24

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bolstered by investor relief following a U.S. decision to hold off import tariffs on Mexico....
10:13 2019-06-11

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies rise, Argentine markets steady on capital controls Latin American currencies rose on Wednesday, helped by a softer U.S. dollar and rising oil prices, while newly imposed capital controls in Argentina helped its markets steady even as anti-government protests gathered steam in Buenos Aires. MSCI's index of Latin American currencies came off thei...
18:13 2019-09-04

Cboe Global Markets Appoints Executive Vice Presidents in Newly Formed Markets Division CHICAGO – April 4, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the appointments of Andy Lowenthal and Bryan Harkins as Executive Vice Presidents and co-heads of the firm’s newly formed Markets Divisi...
16:00 2019-05-21

EMERGING MARKETS-Bovespa top gainer among Latam markets, FX firms A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Tuesday, boosted by strong gains in index heavyweight Brazil, and the region's currencies firmed broadly against the dollar as frosty U.S.-China ties marginally thawed. The United States late on Monday allowed Huawei Technologies Co to buy U.S.-...
01:39 2019-05-22

EMERGING MARKETS-Argentina in red again, lagging steady Latam markets Most Latin American currencies edged higher on Tuesday as investors speculated the path of U.S. interest rates amid growing signs that policymakers are willing to do more to stimulate their slowing economies. Bucking the trend, Argentina's peso shed over 1% even as the new Treasury Minister Hern...
17:26 2019-08-20

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks and currencies gain, led by Chinese markets Emerging markets gained on Tuesday as the Chinese government moved to support its stocks and currency, but new tariff threats in the U.S-China trade war kept risk appetite subdued....
13:39 2019-06-11

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil markets outperform in otherwise subdued Latam Most Latin American stocks and currencies weakened on Tuesday amid the broader theme of lingering U.S-China trade tensions, while Brazil markets outperformed on reform hopes. Mexico's peso fell 0.3%, while Chile's currency dropped 0.7% to its lowest since the first quarter of 2016, as the doll...
17:26 2019-05-28

England boss Gareth Southgate bemoans errors as defensive frailties persist England possess pace and penetration in abundance but the search for poise continues. Gareth Southgate has made significant strides in his post-World Cup mission to transform England into an attacking, vibrant unit....
14:26 2019-09-11

Survival up for children with single lower heart chamber, health problems persist For people born with only one heart ventricle, the Fontan procedure is literally a life saver, but the condition often compromises later quality of living, new research shows....
17:00 2019-07-01

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade tensions pressure emerging markets; Mexican peso leads FX lower Emerging market shares and currencies fell on Thursday on renewed growth and trade tensions after U.S. President Donald Trump said not enough progress was being made in talks with Mexico aimed at averting U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
12:52 2019-06-06

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit another record high....
16:52 2019-07-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety due to fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
17:26 2019-08-08

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands.        ...
22:00 2019-07-09

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the incident that inspired the most recent waves of ire seems to be the Cambridge Analytica data scandal of early 2018, in which it was revealed that a po...
22:00 2019-06-28

The Myth of Corporate Allyship Last month, we saw a bunch of companies from Hollywood, the perceived heart of liberal culture, vacillate on whether to stop filming in Georgia after the state passed an extremely restrictive abortion law. Now, we have the familiar sight of corporations who donate to reactionary, anti-LGBTQ causes c...
22:00 2019-06-17

Corporate Tax Rates Fall, but Unevenly The impact of the U.S. tax overhaul is coming into focus: Tax rates have fallen sharply at many public companies, and many others that were already toward the bottom of the scale have been able to stay there so far....
16:39 2019-07-21

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards While all the conditions for increased corporate enthusiasm for foreign exchange hedging appear to be in place, uneven demand suggests lack of consensus on how best to manage currency volatility....
15:26 2019-05-21

CBOE Unveils New Corporate Branding CHICAGO, IL - January 8, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has unveiled a new branding initiative, which has been introduced company-wide, including across social media platforms, marketing and communications materials and its website. The brand makeover has also been incorporated int...
06:39 2019-05-22

Asia: Three decades of corporate achievement Asiamoney has recognized the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the last three decades, publishing the Best Managed Companies Awards, the Corporate Governance Poll and Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll. For our anniversary edition, we have tallied the results to identify the best corp...
12:39 2019-06-28

Corporate innovation isn’t dead, it just needs an outside perspective In-house innovation labs have gotten a bad rap as of late. Whether their primary area of focus is retail, consumer packaged goods, or technology, labs across the board have been hit with criticism of being too siloed, too insular, too slow to adapt, and the like. However, having been on multiple sid...
17:13 2019-06-10

Bed Bath & Beyond cuts 7 percent of corporate staff Bed Bath & Beyond’s turnaround effort continues to draw yawns from Wall Street. The home goods retailer Tuesday said it slashed 7 percent of its corporate staff and eliminated the combined roles of president and chief operating officer, which had been held by Eugene Castagna. The cost-cutting moves ...
01:39 2019-07-24

These are the highest-paid corporate board members in the U.S. At a number of major American companies, compensation for board of director members has come under fire from shareholders in recent years.       ...
17:39 2019-08-07

Factbox: Recent U.S. corporate responses to gun violence A series of mass shootings in the United States, including one each in Texas and Ohio last month that killed 31 people, once again has revived a national debate on firearms regulation, which in the past has led retailers and other U.S. companies to tighten restrictions on gun sales....
23:52 2019-09-03

PM Modi Will Lay Groundwork For Next 25 Years, Says US Corporate Leader Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his election victory, a top American corporate leader has asserted that in the next five years, PM Modi will lay the groundwork for India's economic......
05:39 2019-05-24

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
15:13 2019-05-27

Sensexs Clocks Best Day In 10 Years After Corporate Tax Cut: Highlights Market updates (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index rocketed as much as 2284.55 points to touch 38,378.02 during the session, marking its biggest intraday jump since May 18, 2009, and the......
18:00 2019-09-20

U.S. Corporate Cash Piles Drop to Three-Year Low The 2017 U.S. tax overhaul prompted a strategic shift in corporate capital allocation, spurring more companies to increase spending and repatriate foreign cash holdings....
15:52 2019-06-10

Citibank Corporate Office Evacuated Following Threat FLORENCE, Ky. (WLWT) — A Citibank Corporate office in northern Kentucky was evacuated due to a threat Monday, according to WLWT. Police are investigating after the office in Florence received a call around 9 a.m. for a threat made toward the Citibank Corporate office on Houston Road. Police sai...
16:13 2019-06-10

U.S. Growth Slows, Corporate Profits Rise The U.S. economic expansion cooled as it reached its 10th anniversary, despite strong pickups in corporate profits and consumer spending in the second quarter, with longer-run forces weighing on the outlook ahead....
02:39 2019-08-30

Sensex Surges Over 1,300 Points After Corporate Tax Bonanza The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 152.57 points to 36,246.04 in early deals, and the broader NSE Nifty index climbed to 10,746.80, up 42.00 points from the previous close. The GST Council,......
09:52 2019-09-20

Corporate Earnings and Stock Prices: Is There Really a Correlation? It seems to make sense that rising corporate earnings would equate to rising stock prices, and vice versa. But, the stock market is not governed by logic. With earnings season in full swing, it's a good time to examine the widespread belief that earnings drive stock prices....
14:39 2019-05-21

Corporate Tax Rate Cut From 30% To 25.2% To Spur Growth: 10 Points The centre today reduced corporate tax on domestic firms in a bid to boost the sluggish economy, hurt by slowing demand across sectors, especially manufacturing that is among the highest contributors......
09:52 2019-09-20

5 Key Effects On Businesses After Government's Big Move On Corporate Tax The centre's move today to reduce corporate tax on domestic companies had an immediate effect on the markets, with the S&P BSE Sensex surging over 2,100 points and the NSE Nifty climbing above the......
18:00 2019-09-20

How Experts See Corporate Tax Rate Cut - Early Reactions Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told a news conference that the effective corporate tax rate will be lowered to around 25 per cent from 30 per cent, which she said would be on par with Asian......
09:52 2019-09-20

Going Out of Style: Tax-Driven Deals to Move Corporate HQs Outside U.S. Drug maker Mylan is joining other large corporations reverting to addresses in the U.S., a sign the 2017 tax law is rendering once-popular inversions less attractive....
20:13 2019-08-01

Starbucks Is Cooling Off in Bad Sign for Corporate Profits Starbucks served up a weak outlook to shareholders for next fiscal year’s earnings, adding to an increasingly hazy view around corporate-profit growth beyond 2019....
14:52 2019-09-05

There's a boar on the floor when Succession goes on a corporate retreat Vulture—no, not Vaulter—just published a great piece that aligns with a lot of what I’ve said about Succession since I started recapping it, which is that, despite its weighty score and stuffy aesthetic, it’s best to view it as a comedy first and a drama second. Not only are you more susceptible to ...
07:52 2019-08-26

India Inc Welcomes Government's Corporate Tax Announcements The government will bear a massive Rs 1.45 lakh crore per year to support its move to reduce corporate tax. The new tax structure is effective from April 1, 2019....
18:00 2019-09-20

Opinion: Walmart CEO is the kind of corporate courage we need right now Corporate courage is in short supply. CEOs generally avoid controversial public issues lest disgruntled groups strike back. That's why Walmart's actions to limit ammunition sales and advocate for new gun safety legislation mark a significant milestone. CEO Doug McMillon's leadership heralds a new er...
23:52 2019-09-06

British overseas territories top corporate tax loophole index Britain's offshore territories the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Bermuda and the Cayman Islands were named in a study released on Wednesday as the most significant jurisdictions used by global companies to minimise their tax bills....
19:52 2019-05-28

Viacom and CBS are merging again, because true corporate love never dies For the first time since they split up in 2005—which was nearly 14 whole years ago!—Viacom and CBS have announced that they intend to merge together into a single company… again. This comes from The Verge, which says the new company will be branded ViacomCBS and that current Viacom CEO Bob Bakish wi...
03:00 2019-08-14

Ex-Corporate Lawyer’s Idea: Rein In ‘Sociopaths’ in the Boardroom Jamie Gamble had an epiphany after retiring: Corporate executives “are legally obligated to act like sociopaths.” He has a proposal that he believes could fix that....
18:26 2019-07-31

Rupee Gains By 65 Paise Against Dollar After Corporate Tax Cut: 10 Points The rupee gained by as much as 65 paise against the US dollar on Friday, after the government announced its decision to lower the corporate tax rate on domestic firms and new manufacturers. After......
18:00 2019-09-20

Sensex Zooms 2,200 Points, Nifty Tops 11,350 After Corporate Tax Cut Domestic stock markets skyrocketed on Friday with the Sensex index soaring 2,284.55 points in its biggest intraday gain in more than a decade, after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a cut......
18:00 2019-09-20

European shares flat after mixed corporate results European shares were flat in early trading on Wednesday as investors parsed through a mixed bag of corporate results, with rising Brexit uncertainty and trade tensions limiting the gains....
11:26 2019-07-17

Comedy Central renews Corporate for a third and final season Comedy Central’s Corporate is sort of like if The Office were a nightmare, but unlike The Office, the show won’t be overstaying its welcome for so long that it loops back around and becomes good again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Central has renewed the show for a third and final sea...
02:00 2019-06-11

Rush to Corporate Bonds Reflects Cautious Optimism A shift by some investors to corporate bonds from stocks indicates relative confidence in the ability to pay back debt despite slowing earnings growth....
15:00 2019-09-10

France Moves Toward U.S. Model By Endorsing Corporate-Led Investigations Guidance explaining how internal investigations can help companies secure negotiated settlements to resolve allegations of certain financial crimes signals a significant shift in the country’s approach to corporate crime....
16:26 2019-07-03

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski Is Now A Corporate Shill For An NBA Sponsor Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN’s most prolific and trusted NBA reporter, is now a brand bot for a company that is partnered with the league he is, in theory, supposed to be covering aggressively and adversarially....
22:52 2019-06-20

China threatens corporate hit-list on eve of new tariffs on U.S. imports China threatened on Friday to unveil an unprecedented hit-list of "unreliable" foreign firms, groups and individuals that harm the interests of Chinese companies, as a slate of retaliatory tariffs on imported U.S. goods was set to kick in at midnight....
15:52 2019-05-31

China is not the source of our economic problems -- corporate greed is China is not an enemy. It is a nation trying to raise its living standards through education, international trade, infrastructure investment, and improved technologies. In short, it is doing what any country should do when confronted with the historical reality of being poor and far behind more powe...
03:00 2019-05-27

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that, if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN interview that aired Friday. The 2017 Republican tax ov...
02:39 2019-07-06

Merkel says international corporate tax situation unfavorable for Germany The international corporate taxation landscape has changed to Germany's disadvantage recently, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that her ruling coalition would try to address this....
11:26 2019-06-04

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming third season. Today, the team behind the series sought to earn a little goodwill among awards voters by offering L.A. residents recycling statio...
22:39 2019-06-11

Trade War to Hurt Corporate Profits, Growth and Consumers The escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies would raise US consumer prices and cut corporate profits, while slowing growth in China....
17:26 2019-08-08

Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Late on Friday, some users of Outlook.com/Hotmail/MSN Mail received an email from Microsoft stating that an unauthorized third party had gained limited access to their accounts and was able to read, among other things, the subject lines of emails (but not th...
15:00 2019-05-21

Can we trust CEOs' shock conversion to corporate benevolence? An apparent move by big business to maximise stakeholder value sounds too good to be trueFor four decades, the prevailing doctrine in the US has been that corporations should maximise shareholder value – meaning profits and share prices – here and now, come what may, regardless of the consequences t...
09:13 2019-08-29

Sears and Kmart corporate workforce is shrinking with around 250 layoffs Sears has laid off approximately 250 workers from its corporate headquarters in Illinois, according to a notice filed with the state Aug. 29.       ...
08:26 2019-09-05

Demi Moore can’t land a joke in ‘Corporate Animals’ While it may appear that Demi Moore has abandoned Hollywood for a simpler life, the “Ghost” actress has actually been pumping out duds like a T-shirt factory. In the past five years she’s starred in such non-classics as “Wild Oats,” “Forsaken,” “Blind” and “Rough Night.” And now, here’s anothe...
00:26 2019-09-20

Sensex Jumps 1,950 Points, Nifty Tops 11,250 After Corporate Tax Cut Domestic stock markets registered sharp gains to nearly two-month highs on Friday after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a cut in corporate tax rate for domestic companies and new......
09:52 2019-09-20

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla Inc. failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
04:26 2019-06-12

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals -Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year....
08:52 2019-07-10

LinkedIn Legends: making the corporate world better – one humblebrag at a time The business networking site has grown to 610 million members, but now a Twitter feed is calling out some of its most shameless self-promotersName: LinkedIn Legends.Occupation: Imagineers. Continue reading......
18:00 2019-07-10

Julie Sweet to Run Accenture, Adding a Woman to the Ranks of Corporate C.E.O.s Her appointment raises the number of women at the helm of the most valuable U.S. public companies to 27, but that is just slightly more than 5 percent of those firms....
02:13 2019-07-12

Bed Bath and Beyond to cut 7% of corporate staff, eliminate operating chief role Bed Bath and Beyond announced on Tuesday that as part of its efforts to reduce costs, it will cut its corporate staff by 7% and eliminate the chief operating officer role. The stock was down 1% after the news....
21:26 2019-07-23

Kristie Ahn putting 'corporate America' job on hold as she advances in US Open American Kristie Ahn won her first-round matchup at the U.S. Open against Russian Svetlana Kuzentsova in straight sets, advancing her to a second-round match against Anna Kalinskaya....
18:26 2019-08-28

In an era of big corporate deals, CNBC's Top States for Business reveals who has an edge CNBC will release its America's Top States for Business 2019 survey in July. This year's competitive landscape is especially tricky, thanks to issues like a trade war, labor shortages and aging infrastructure....
21:00 2019-06-10

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals: Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year....
08:26 2019-07-10

Trump Relies on Populist Language, but He Mostly Sides With Corporate Interests President Trump’s inflammatory appeals to white working-class voters have not been matched by legislative accomplishments aimed at their financial well-being....
20:01 2019-07-23

GameStop lays off 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble Brightly lit GameStop storefront. (credit: JeepersMedia / Flickr) Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company's "total associate base at our company headquarters as well as at some other offices." “While these cha...
16:13 2019-08-21

China's Potential New Trade Weapon: Corporate Social Credits Foreigners worry that Beijing will use its developing corporate “social credit” system as a weapon against international companies amid the U.S.-China trade war....
06:39 2019-08-28

BNP Paribas' second-quarter profits buoyed by corporate and investment banking arm BNP Paribas on Wednesday reported a net income of 2.47 billion euros ($2.76 billion) for the second quarter of the year, beating the 2.18 billion euros expected by analysts polled by Reuters....
18:39 2019-07-31

Elliott outspends rivals as corporate activism turns to Germany Elliott Management Corp has invested more than rivals in its push for corporate change so far this year and there has been an increasing focus among activist investors on German companies....
18:13 2019-07-10

Exams For Company Directors In PM Modi's Corporate Clean-Up Plan Narendra Modi, who recently won a second term as India's prime minister, is looking to overhaul the nation's corporate governance system that allowed a string of frauds to mar his first stint in......
10:52 2019-06-12

Government Tightens Corporate Social Responsibility Norms For Companies Ms Sitharaman said that the government is strengthening the enforcement provisions that enable the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to ensure speedy and more effective enforcement, including......
17:52 2019-07-31

US Corporate Sector Welcomes Indian Budget, Says It'll Attract Investment The American corporate sector has hailed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget, noting that it is not only inclusive, but also attractive for foreign investments....
07:01 2019-07-06

Nissan, Renault Near Deal to Resolve Corporate Governance Dispute Nissan Motor and Renault are poised to resolve a standoff over changes to Nissan’s corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker’s shareholder meeting next week....
07:26 2019-06-19

1Password's corporate tool can enforce two-factor use company-wide 1Password can do more than just create and store passwords for business customers with more elaborate security needs than ordinary users. Now, it's adding and expanding its set of tools for enterprise subscribers with a new suite called 1Password Adv......
18:26 2019-09-17

Corporate America gets on the Pride parade, and it's appreciated, but also complicated A growing number of companies have launched LGBTQ-themed ads and products to celebrate Pride month to both gratitude and skepticism.       ...
07:13 2019-06-29

No Intention To Criminalise Default In Corporate Social Spending: Official As per data available with the ministry from disclosures made by companies, more than Rs 52,000 crore has been spent from 2014-15 to 2017-18 period towards CSR activities....
21:52 2019-08-08

World Pride parade preempted by anti-corporate dissidents The world's marquee gay pride parade was preempted by thousands of anti-corporate dissidents who staged their own protest on Sunday, rejecting a uniformed police presence and commercial sponsorship while also demanding LGBTQ equality....
05:13 2019-07-01

Opinion: Walmart CEO's decision on guns is the kind of corporate courage we need Corporate courage is in short supply. CEOs generally avoid controversial public issues lest disgruntled groups strike back. That's why Walmart's actions to limit ammunition sales and advocate for new gun safety legislation mark a significant milestone. CEO Doug McMillon's leadership heralds a new er...
20:00 2019-09-08

Aaveg Adds Tata Tigor EVs To Its Fleet For Corporate Travel Travel solutions provider for corporate Aaveg has announced the induction of the Tata Tigor EVs in its fleet for corporate mobility. The firm says that the decision to switch to electric vehicles was......
06:00 2019-09-14

Deere Sells 30-Year Corporate Bonds at Record Low Yields On a busy day for corporate bond issuance, Deere sold 30-year bonds at an initial yield of 2.877%. That broke the previous record of 3.197% that Walt Disney had set when it sold 30-year bonds in July 2016....
06:39 2019-09-04

Kristie Ahn happy to defer corporate job with long-awaited US Open run After a decade between US Open appearances, the 27-year-old is finally putting it all together – and still putting off 9-to-5 lifeA few hours after her inspired first-round victory under the US Open night lights against 2004 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova, 27-year-old American Kristie Ahn was scrollin...
11:00 2019-08-31

WeWork Parent Adjusts Corporate Governance Ahead of Nasdaq IPO WeWork’s parent agreed to make sweeping governance changes and chose Nasdaq for its exchange, as the shared-workspace provider scrambles to keep its closely watched initial public offering on track....
19:39 2019-09-13

Donating to Trump might be a tough call for Corporate America in 2020 Trump's disruptive trade confrontations have sent shockwaves through the business world, while, insiders say, companies may wonder whether associating with the president could alienate employees and customers....
15:00 2019-06-18

Germany Offers a Model to Corporate America on Labor Relations As corporate America debates whether companies should consider other constituencies than just their shareholders, Germany offers an example of what a new approach might look like....
16:00 2019-09-09

Biden mocks Sanders: ‘For a socialist, you've got a lot more confidence in corporate America than I do’ Former Vice President Joe Biden mocked "socialist" Bernie Sanders at Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate for having "confidence in corporate America" when it comes to his sweeping "Medicare-for-All" health care plan....
04:26 2019-09-13

In Corporate Tax Rate Cut, A 1.4 Lakh Crore Boost To Promote Growth India cut tax on local businesses to one of the lowest rates in Asia, while providing a more than $20 billion boost to revive economic growth from a six-year low....
09:52 2019-09-20

India cuts effective corporate tax rate to revive investment Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures on Friday to revive sagging investment in Asia's third largest economy including a cut in corporate taxes....
10:13 2019-09-20

Rating Firm S&P Global Says Corporate Tax Cuts 'Credit Negative' The government slashed corporate taxes on Friday, giving a surprise $20.5 billion break aimed at reviving private investment and lifting growth from a six-year low that has caused job losses and......
18:00 2019-09-20

Removal Of Corporate Social Spending Can Aid Growth: Bibek Debroy Bibek Debroy said that steps such as a three-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure and removal of corporate social responsibility spending could be among the options to revive the economy....
17:00 2019-08-12

Hedging complacency adds to corporate FX risk, Citi finds Citi’s latest global corporate benchmarking survey shows that companies are worryingly complacent about their potential exposure to emerging market currencies and remain reliant on manual processes to manage risk....
23:39 2019-07-22

Fancy Bear hackers used IoT devices to hack corporate networks A state-sponsored hacking group from Russia is targeting IoT devices in order to breach corporate networks which are then used to pivot to more high-value targets.According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center, attacks have been observed in the wild and Microsoft attributes these attacks to a...
19:26 2019-08-06

More private investors coming into corporate real estate: Knight Frank Neil Brookes of Knight Frank discusses investments into corporate real estate. He also says the London property market is a safe haven in the long term....
12:52 2019-06-20

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures as a $50 million corporate venture capital fund to invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
13:39 2019-07-01

Kenya is allegedly selling citizen data to highest corporate bidder According to Dr. Roselyn K. Akombe, Chief of Policy Planning and Guidance at the United Nations and ex-commissioner of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the country’s government is going to sell all the citizen data collected through the Huduma Namba exercise to the hig...
22:00 2019-05-22

Privilege Dispute in Walmart Probe Raises Stakes for Corporate Cooperation A legal dispute that arose during a seven-year foreign bribery probe of Walmart Inc. led to a court ruling that could make it harder for companies to cooperate with the government and maintain legal privilege over internal documents....
22:52 2019-06-28

Sanders Calls Out Walmart Execs' Extreme Corporate Greed to Their Faces Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to present a resolution for the retail giant to put its hourly employees at a path to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage....
23:00 2019-06-05

G20 agrees to push ahead with rules on corporate tax targeting tech giants Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants like Facebook use to reduce their corporate tax burden....
05:39 2019-06-08

China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies In the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese government said Wednesday it would give huge corporate tax breaks to domestic chip makers and software developers. The move came as US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday that the US was studying how pr...
23:00 2019-05-22

Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb U.S. lobbying, corporate power Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting corporate influence and rooting out "corruption in Washington."...
14:00 2019-09-16

Howard Hughes Corp. $751M project to be completed before corporate sale Although the publicly traded Howard Hughes Corp. is testing the waters for a possible corporate sale, the offering is unlikely to have any impact on its nearly finished South Street Seaport redevelopment. The $751 million project is on track to be completed well before any possible sale of the large...
06:26 2019-07-02

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
13:13 2019-06-04

Exclusive - Business and pleasure: how Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were in the same vacation spots....
07:52 2019-06-14

After years of ‘glacial’ change, women now hold more than 1 in 4 corporate board seats After being stuck at 16 percent for several years, the percentage of women-held board seats in the S&P 500 now reaches nearly 27 percent, according to data from ISS Analytics. Just one company in the S&P 500 has an all-male board....
22:26 2019-08-03

After years of ‘glacial change,’ women now hold more than 1 in 4 corporate board seats After being stuck at 16 percent for several years, the percentage of women-held board seats in the S&P 500 now reaches nearly 27 percent, according to data from ISS Analytics. Just one company in the S&P 500 has an all-male board....
18:39 2019-07-17

Fiat Chrysler's U.S. Business Would Change Corporate Parent---Again---in a Merger With Renault Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ proposed merger with Renault of France would bring Chrysler electric-car technology and a partner with global heft—as well as more exposure to Europe’s long-troubled car market....
11:39 2019-06-03

Anand Mahindra Praises Corporate Tax Move, Then Enters Into Twitter Duel Industrialist Anand Mahindra today praised the government's move to reduce corporate tax in a bid to boost economic growth amid slowdown in several key sectors including manufacturing and finance. He......
18:52 2019-09-20

China's corporate social credit system spooks European companies China's system of collating "reputation" scores for both individuals and companies in a monumental database has been in the offing for years but European companies aren't ready, says a new report....
12:00 2019-08-29

The British Steel scandal is a corporate disaster entirely made in the UK | Prem Sikka The government must stop appeasing the financial industry and start scrutinising corporations and their shareholdersThe collapse of British Steel Limited, with the potential loss of at least 5,000 jobs, has once again exposed deep fault lines in the government’s laissez-faire economic ideology and i...
15:26 2019-05-24

Auto Industry Reacts To Finance Minister's Proposal To Reduce Corporate Tax The Finance Minister has announced reduction in the corporate tax rate to 22 per cent from 30 per cent, while new manufacturing companies or companies which are making fresh investments from October......
20:26 2019-09-20

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
21:26 2019-08-14

Chace Crawford, Erin Moriarty play ‘corporate superheroes’ in ‘The Boys’ Amazon Prime's "The Boys" is a comic-book adaptation that wickedly imagines what could happen if superheroes' good deeds were dictated by corporate sponsors, elected officials and fickle fans....
10:01 2019-07-25

Corporate Bonds Give Reassuring Signals Amid Market Jitters Solid demand for U.S. corporate bonds is signaling a reasonable amount of optimism from a group of investors known for their caution—a development that is helping ease worries about an economic slowdown....
09:39 2019-06-17

Corporate fallout for Brazil heats up despite signs Amazon fires may be slowing Fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have receded slightly since President Jair Bolsonaro sent in the military to help battle the blazes, but international fallout accelerated as a major shoemaker said it would not buy supplies from Brazil....
22:00 2019-08-29

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soften their admonishment of the president by mixing it with criticism of the women he attacked....
04:01 2019-07-16

Amazon’s attack on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is corporate gaslighting | Arwa Mahdawi The tech giant’s PR chief has accused the congresswoman of ‘making stuff up’, but its audacity in positioning itself as a benevolent activist is jawdroppingFor the love of cheap consumer goods and next-day delivery, can we all just give Amazon a break? I don’t mean a tax break; it has had enough of ...
01:13 2019-06-19

Exclusive: Walmart to make first direct pitch to big corporate ad buyers at New York event Walmart Inc will meet large consumer goods companies and advertising firms for the first time in New York next week to pitch its advertising business, as the world's largest retailer aims to rev up its website and stores as a platform for other companies to reach customers....
09:52 2019-05-22

Sen. Sinema and fellow corporate-welfare fans try to ramp up the Export-Import Bank Corporate welfare is on the march on Capitol Hill. A bipartisan posse of lawmakers has proposed a bill to expand the Export-Import Bank (a federal agency that subsidizes exports) and limit its accountability, all without providing an iota of reform....
20:13 2019-07-31

Broadcom Makes $10.7 Billion Deal to Buy Symantec's Corporate-Focused Security Business Broadcom, the semiconductor maker, struck a $10.7 billion deal to buy Symantec’s enterprise-security business focused on sales to companies, in a drive to expand beyond chips....
04:00 2019-08-09

'The Definition of Corruption': Warren Calls Out FCC Advisory Committee Overrun by Corporate Suits Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for president, took aim at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week over the makeup of an advisory committee she calls “stacked with corporate insiders.” In a letter last month, the senator also highlighted some questionable advice offered b...
04:26 2019-07-03

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
19:26 2019-07-07

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes aim at corporate media, tech giants U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign, vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of antitrust laws against tech giants like Facebook and Google....
22:52 2019-08-27

Deutsche plans separate 'corporate bank' in multi-billion dollar revamp Deutsche Bank plans to create a separate "corporate bank" to streamline services now spread across Germany's biggest bank as part of wider multi-billion dollar restructuring, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
14:39 2019-07-05

Labor nominee Eugene Scalia addresses corporate ties at confirmation hearing Eugene Scalia, President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary, addressed criticism from Democrats about his background representing corporate interests during confirmation hearings Thursday....
06:00 2019-09-20

City ransomware attacks and huge payouts mean a once-private corporate problem has gone public These attacks have given the public the opportunity to examine the problems associated with ransomware, where corporations -- not obligated to disclose these attacks -- have mostly handled them behind closed doors....
18:39 2019-06-27

A recession will come. How bad will it be? About 40 million U.S. adults haven’t seen a single recession during their working lives. Almost as many, including most millennials, have seen only one since they turned 18....
15:26 2019-08-16

Recession: What you need to know The National Bureau of Economic Research determines a recession occurs when “a significant decline in economic activity” lasts more than “a few months.”       ...
14:26 2019-08-19

Bernie Sanders to 'corporate elite' benefiting from Trump tax breaks: 'Spend that money quick' 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday lobbed a warning to the "corrupt, greedy corporate elite" who received tax breaks under President Trump, saying they'd better "spend that money quick" before he rescinds the legislation....
04:00 2019-09-02

'Secretary of corporate interests': Democrats portray labor nominee Eugene Scalia as against workers Senate Democrats tried hard at the nomination hearing for President Trump's labor secretary nominee, private sector management-side attorney Eugene Scalia, to portray him as too beholden to corporations to effectively represent workers' interests....
23:13 2019-09-19

Koch-backed group will unleash ads targeting some corporate tax breaks, Export-Import Bank The Export-Import Bank provides financing to companies that export goods and helps foreign companies buy goods from the United States. But critics say many of its loans go to businesses that don't need it....
14:39 2019-07-01

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives. Deters, 42, is based in Chicago and reports to Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, C...
04:52 2019-05-22

Law requiring women on corporate boards sets 'gender-based quota,' group argues A new California law requiring publicly traded corporations in the state to include women on their boards of directors is facing its first legal challenge....
15:39 2019-08-10

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
15:52 2019-06-04

Today in pissed-off weathermen: Guy calls out corporate overlords for their shitty storm alert system Weathermen are sick of our bullshit. They’re sick of sports fans’ bullshit. They’re sick of Bachelorette fans’ bullshit. They’re sick of their goddamn coworkers’ bullshit. And today, they’re absolutely sick of their corporate overlords’ bullshit....
19:39 2019-06-07

Demi Moore leads a team-building exercise from hell in the Corporate Animals trailer While we anxiously await the (promised) third film in the Creep franchise, director Patrick Brice has a new and apparently more accessible horror-comedy on the way with Corporate Animals. The first trailer for Brice’s latest has arrived, offering a sneak peek at what is surely the worst mandatory wo...
22:39 2019-08-20

Protesters at San Francisco Pride parade block street in show against Google, corporate sponsorship, police Protesters clashed with police Sunday at the 49th annual San Francisco Pride parade and at least 12 demonstrators sat down in the street with arms linked, blocking the route to protest the involvement of police and corporations including Google....
00:39 2019-07-01

Don't worry, a recession is still unlikely The media tells us the yield curve is inverted and this means a recession is both certain and imminent. Every media outlet that's not for President Trump has been bouncing with glee to point it out to us. There is a point to the story too: An inverted yield curve, where it costs more to borrow for s...
18:13 2019-08-20

For now, there’s no recession in sight When Friday’s employment report indicated that just 130,000 jobs had been added to the August workforce and that 25,000 of those were census workers, there were sighs of disappointment from those who expected to see better numbers....
13:52 2019-09-10

Is a recession coming? Here's how to tell Warning bells are going off about a possible recession in America, perhaps in time for the 2020 election. The key to whether the US economy keeps growing or stalls rests largely on consumers, and whether or not they keep spending....
01:00 2019-08-22

How You'll Know a Recession Is Coming Everyone seems to be using the dreaded R word—recession—this week as the stock market looks topsy turvy, bond yields go bonkers, and the trade war drags on. But those events don’t mean that a recession will take place tomorrow. It may not even take place next month, in the next six months, or even n...
15:26 2019-08-16

Will the Trade War Cause a Recession? China has stopped purchases of US ag products in retaliation to new tariffs set for Sept 1 as the trade war escalates and threatens to derail global growth....
03:26 2019-08-12

Vulnerable people are corporate assets in Test, an eerie comic showing where late-stage capitalism can lead Test opens on a young person in the cab of an 18-wheeler, sparking anxiety in the reader about vulnerable hitchhikers and the threat long-haul truckers can pose. But expectations are thwarted as Aleph, Test’s protagonist and the fragile-looking young person in question, is released from the cab with...
20:39 2019-07-09

BLACKHAWKS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE ENTER CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP; CBOE To Be Exclusive "Presenting Sponsor" CHICAGO, June 7, 2008 - The Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced a multi-year agreement establishing CBOE as the "presenting sponsor" of the Chicago Blackhawks. ......
14:13 2019-05-22

They left their corporate jobs to write kids’ books in a barn. But a fairy-tale life is hard work. The creators of the popular “The Real McCoys,” “Everywhere, Wonder” and other books for young readers have built their life piece by piece, story by story, illustration by illustration....
16:52 2019-08-13

Is a recession coming to the US? Here’s what to watch for Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago and stock markets, while wobbly, are close to record highs, but a shadow loomsIt’s 10 years since the great recession and by many measures the US economy is still booming. Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago, stock markets, while wobbly, are ...
15:00 2019-08-16

A decade after the big one, what kind of recession will we have next? It’s been more than a decade since the last downturn. This is what happens during one, and why the next one won’t be like the Great Recession at all.       ...
14:26 2019-08-19

'We could talk ourselves into a recession,' one Fed official says The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner....
22:39 2019-05-22

The factor that’s likely to determine whether there’s a U.S. recession Broadly speaking, economic growth is driven by three factors — spending by consumers, the government and businesses. Businesses have pulled back because of the trade war, and government spending is not expected to change much. That leaves the consumer as the most significant variable....
01:52 2019-08-30

Here's the Consensus About a 2019 Recession A survey of chief financial officers reveals a near unanimous opinion about the prospects for a recession this year. This consensus has piqued our interest. Here's why......
14:52 2019-05-21

Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it....
05:00 2019-08-15

The Trump recession could be right around the corner The signs of health risks for the U.S. economy suddenly are everywhere. And President Trump’s prescriptions for prevention would actually be poison for the patient....
23:13 2019-08-12

What People Say About the Economy Can Set Off a Recession Big economic changes come when popular narratives mutate and spread, infecting the decisions of millions of people, the economist Robert J. Shiller says....
11:39 2019-09-12

A Recession Is Coming (Eventually). Here’s Where You’ll See It First. Economists don’t know when the decade-long expansion, now the longest in American history, will end. But here are the indicators they will be watching to figure it out....
18:26 2019-07-31

GM And Ford Are Hunkering Down For A Recession Everyone’s batten down the hatches for rougher times ahead. That’s the theme for The Morning Shift for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Cheery, I know....
17:00 2019-08-14

US "Very Far" From Recession, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump played down fears on Tuesday that the United States was heading towards recession while confirming that his administration was considering a payroll tax cut....
02:13 2019-08-21

Recession ‘red flag’ may be misleading There has been much talk of an inverted yield curve indicating an impending recession, which has amped up traditional August market volatility. It is, of course, brought to you courtesy of the usual fear-mongers, some of whom are politically bent, and of course Wall Street’s ever-growing crop of int...
17:52 2019-08-25

Madoff whistleblower says GE is 'one recession away from Chapter 11' Harry Markopolos, the accounting investigator who accused General Electric of massive fraud on Thursday, is warning that the company could be in serious financial trouble -- and even go bankrupt -- if the economy turns south....
03:52 2019-08-17

Is the US already in a recession? This economist thinks it's possible Economist Gary Shilling, who called several recent recessions, says the nation is probably already in a downturn. He cites recently weak job growth.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond market?...
14:13 2019-06-03

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that warns of a coming recession....
21:39 2019-05-21

Here's what will happen to the tech industry in a recession The power of tech companies seem inevitable, and the wisdom of their executives and investors unquestionable. But a lot of things will change in a downturn....
19:13 2019-08-11

VW Says Trump's Trade War Is Forcing A Car Recession VW is mad everyone’s messing with the economy, Tesla is making moves to expand Fremont, BMW has Brexit plans, and more, more, more. We’re getting wet and wild in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, September 10, 2019....
21:26 2019-09-10

RECESSION A LIB MEDIA CONSPIRACY TO TAKE DOWN TRUMP??? There are many, many reasons to start freaking out at the possibility that we might be heading toward a global recession—a scenario made all the more terrifying by the fact that Donald freaking Trump is the one with his greasy ravioli fingers on America’s economic tiller. But, while experts sound th...
20:00 2019-08-19

Brexit secretary: No deal could mean a recession What might a No Deal Brexit really look like? Steve Barclay, who is responsible for no-deal preparations, can't rule out a recession, price rises in the supermarkets, or traffic jams on the roads....
07:52 2019-07-04

If a US recession comes, it will be 'shallow,' says Barings chief U.S. consumers and growth in sectors such as technology have offset declines in other American industries, says Tom Finke, chairman and CEO of investment management firm Barings....
07:13 2019-09-19

Another Recession Sign to Ignore at Your Peril A worrying signal from the ISM Manufacturing Survey follows an inversion of the yield curve, and it no longer makes sense to keep explaining such signs away....
06:39 2019-09-04

Why Germany May Need to Fight Recession With Spending Germany is the economic engine of Europe -- and it’s running on fumes. After a decade of near-constant expansion, the economy is flirting with recession. Germany’s export-dependent companies are deeply exposed to fallout from rumbling trade disputes, and the critical auto industry is struggling with...
11:39 2019-09-18

Record low unemployment no insurance against a recession With recession fears starting to haunt the 2020 election, the Trump administration is pointing to factors like the nation’s historically low unemployment rate to calm nerves. The problem with that argument, economists say, is that unemployment is a lagging indicator of a recession. It doesn’t mean o...
08:26 2019-08-23

Experts caution against recession indicator A geeky recession indicator that blared red on Wednesday — freaking out Wall Street and Main Street alike — might be broken, economists say. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points — marking its worst dip all year — after a rare inversion of Treasury market yields sounded a...
12:39 2019-08-16

'I don't see this major recession,' so let's not talk ourselves into one, says Honeywell CEO "Recessions can be self-created" when corporate leaders, "like myself, become nervous and they stop investing," says Honeywell chief Darius Adamczyk....
18:52 2019-08-27

S&P 500 could hit a death spiral down to 2,100 if a recession comes, strategist says There's a case to be made for a 27% plunge in the S&P 500 if global central banks are unable to prevent a recession, says strategist Sven Henrich....
16:26 2019-08-28

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-year Treasury note dipping below the yield on the 2-...
05:00 2019-08-15

Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’ Trump has spent days arguing that the possibility of recession is a media creation. But Tuesday, he suggested it might be the price of doing the much-needed business of his trade war....
23:52 2019-08-20

Fearful of an impending recession? Here’s what you need to know if you’re near retirement or retired. A lot of retirees and investors close to retiring are worried about a coming recession and how it may affect their retirement savings. Here's what they should and shouldn't do....
17:52 2019-08-19

President Trump says he doesn’t see a recession on the horizon WASHINGTON – President Trump tried to alleviate fears of a recession on Sunday, echoing recent statements from his top economic advisers. “I don’t see a recession,” Trump said as he headed to Washington D.C. after vacationing in Bedminster, New Jersey. He added: “I’m prepared for everything. I...
04:52 2019-08-19

The next recession could crush many with credit card debt The next downturn won't have to be as bad as the Great Recession for credit card delinquencies to become a big problem. Here's what you can do to protect yourself while times are relatively good....
00:26 2019-09-19

Fed’s James Bullard says US manufacturing appears ‘in recession’ The US manufacturing sector “already appears in recession” and overall economic growth is expected to slow “in the near horizon,” St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank president James Bullard said on Friday, explaining why he dissented at a recent Fed meeting and wanted a deeper, half-percentage-point rate...
20:00 2019-09-20

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
15:52 2019-06-28

Fed in three voices: recession, bubbles, and 'in a good place' After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, U.S. Federal Reserve officials put their divisions on full display Friday, with warnings of a slowdown on the one hand and financial risks on the other bookending talk of how well things are going....
03:13 2019-09-21

Larry Kudlow insists there’s no recession coming White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday insisted there is no recession on the horizon — as Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg made the opposite prediction. “I don’t see a recession at all,” Kudlow told fill-in host Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” Americans, he s...
00:26 2019-08-19

Does Germany need a stimulus package to cope with recession? German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has been mulling an economic stimulus package, should Europe's largest economy slide into a full-blown recession. It would mark a departure from a policy of balanced annual budgets....
17:00 2019-08-21

Germany's central bank warns of possible recession The Bundesbank has warned that a slump in the German economy could have continued over the summer. It cited the US-China trade war as one factor weighing on German exports....
04:00 2019-08-20

No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2% by the end of next year, according to the government’s independent forecasting body.The Office for Budget Responsibility said ...
13:26 2019-07-18

Wide implications as Germany teeters toward recession Germany’s central bank has issued a gloomy economic report suggesting that growth in the summer continued to shrink, raising the possibility Europe’s largest economy may be entering a recession...
22:00 2019-08-19

Payroll tax cuts won't stave off a recession, but these policies will Making condo purchases easier and cutting spending are two better ideas to strengthen the economy and turn back a recession than some tax cuts being discussed right now, writes Jake Novak...
06:39 2019-08-22

Investors, Buy the Dips: Recession Worry Is Overblown for Now It may be time for investors to stop worrying and learn to love the economic boom. The inevitable bust could be further off than is commonly believed, but it could also be more painful....
11:39 2019-06-07

Is recession ahead? It may depend on your Christmas shopping. As talk picks up about the trade war's drag on business investment and on the economy, it's consumers and their checkbooks who will have the biggest say about when the next recession hits. Consumer spending is by far the largest part of economic growth....
08:26 2019-09-21

Can Trump prevent a US recession in election year? Trump is pressuring the Fed to stave off a sharp economic downturn as he seeks reelection in 2020. The feelgood effects of his $1.5 billion program of tax cuts are due to run out soon, so what can he do?...
09:26 2019-08-22

Three of Europe's biggest economies are probably in recession — and the ECB is out of bullets Reuters/Jason Cairnduff Three of Europe's largest economies — Germany, Italy, and the UK — are either in recession or are on the verge of it, which could spell danger for the eurozone. Germany, Europe's industrial backbone, is stuttering. The unemployment rate has risen for the second t...
12:52 2019-08-10

‘It’s All Doom and Gloom.’ A Key Indicator of Recession Just Triggered in Both the U.S. and the U.K. The stream of investors seeking refuge in the safest parts of the market has triggered yet another recession warning, with yield curves inverting from the U.S. to the U.K. The gap between two- and 10-year yields dropped below zero on both sides of the Atlantic after a wave of soft economic data glob...
17:00 2019-08-14

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off financially.       ...
14:13 2019-06-16

How to make your retirement earnings recession-proof It's wise for retirees and those saving for retirement to ponder some key questions while the economic backdrop remains favorable.       ...
22:26 2019-09-08

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
16:13 2019-08-14

Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline Car sales seem to be hitting recession levels of decline, China is eyeballing hydrogen fuel-cell tech, oil tanker attacks boost oil prices, and Infiniti seems to be getting some much needed help. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, June 13, 2019....
01:26 2019-06-14

How a recession could doom Trump’s 2020 reelection Only one president since the Civil War has been reelected with a recession taking place in the two calendar years before facing voters a second time....
14:26 2019-08-13

Dow plunges 650 points as recession alarm blares Stock market optimism is so yesterday. Wall Street suffered a brutal morning Wednesday after the yield on the 10-year Treasury note briefly dipped below the yield of the 2-year note — the first time it’s done so since 2005. So-called yield curve inversions have historically been a sign that a recess...
05:00 2019-08-15

Will a Rate Cut Boost Equities, Defer any Recession? The Fed is expected to cut rates next week. Is a rate cut deep into an economic expansion unusual? It did so in 1987 and 1998. Find out what happened....
18:52 2019-07-31

Is a global recession coming? Here are seven warning signs The US-China trade war, jitters in Germany and Brexit uncertainty point to a slumpThe global economy is heading into recession. At least that is the fear after months of warning signs from the engine of global trade, which has spluttered this year. Here we examine seven clues that the trend, after 1...
21:26 2019-08-25

A Recession Would Make It Harder for Trump to Get Reelected The presidential election is more than a year away, but one topic that’s heading toward the top of the discussion list is the economy. With signs pointing to a downturn, how will our economic health impact the election?...
01:52 2019-08-17

UK recession risk? 0.1% second quarter contraction predicted The authors of a respected economic survey are predicting the UK economy contracted in the second quarter of the year, raising fears of a potential recession ahead....
14:00 2019-07-03

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what's "causing the trouble" in the city....
13:26 2019-08-14

Don’t fear a recession — the economy is looking solid and stable One of the hardest things to understand about the current economy is that we are in a good, solid place — but not a perfect one. Last week’s jobs report was a touch light on the number of jobs added, but average hourly earnings were up nicely — and, besides, August tends to be a......
17:26 2019-09-08

We Are NOT Scaremongering, But You Should Be Gripped By Fear of a Global Recession Right Now Is a recession coming? The very nature of time assures us that, yes, sooner or later, a recession—like all events—will come. But should you be riddled with anxiety about a recession coming soon? Also yes....
20:13 2019-08-14

What's Going on With the Bond Market? “The Bond Market is Screaming.” “The Bond Market Smells Big Trouble. Here’s Where to Hide.” Every time you turn around, there’s another headline that sounds just like this, because the bond yields have been going down at an angle akin to the pitch of Splash Mountain. And at the same time, it’s getti...
17:52 2019-08-14

Germany on brink of recession as business confidence nosedives In latest sign Europe’s largest economy is struggling, ifo index falls to lowest level since 2012Germany’s economy is on the brink of recession after business confidence plunged to its lowest level in seven years.The ifo Institute, a Munich-based research group, said: “Worry lines among German busin...
21:00 2019-08-26

Yield Curve Telegraphs Recession, but Its Wires Are Crossed The yield on a 10-year Treasury note has fallen below the yield on a 3-month bill, the most-reliable signal yet found of danger ahead. But Treasurys of other maturities don’t show an inversion. What’s going on?...
16:52 2019-08-13

No-deal Brexit would plunge UK into recession, watchdog warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and could leave a £30bn black hole in public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)....
17:52 2019-07-18

Oil drops as recession risks mount with trade war tariffs Oil prices fell on Monday, pushing U.S. crude to the lowest in more than two weeks, as an intensifying trade war between the U.S. and China undermined confidence in global economic growth....
11:00 2019-08-26

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Conservative party leadership candidates are insisting the UK must leave the bloc, regardless of an agreement....
17:13 2019-07-18

Stocks losses deepen as a key recession warning surfaces For the first time since 2007, the yields on short-term U.S. bonds eclipsed those of long-term bonds. This phenomenon has preceded every recession in the last 50 years....
01:00 2019-08-15

Argentine economy needs boost in exports to get out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in exports to strengthen growth....
04:39 2019-05-22

‘I Don’t Think We’re Having a Recession.’ Trump Offers an Optimistic Outlook for the Economy (BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.) — President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as h...
06:52 2019-08-19

What recession? Small businesses are doing just fine | Gene Marks Small businesses aren’t listening to the recession talk as of late – they’re continuing to invest, grow and hire at historically high levelsThere’s been a lot of talk of recession lately but small businesses, for the most part, don’t seem to be listening.That’s the conclusion from the National Feder...
16:52 2019-09-15

OECD projects slowest economic growth since the recession The global economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019 and 3 percent in 2020, the weakest growth in a decade, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported Thursday....
17:13 2019-09-19

Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the itself if it did....
12:39 2019-08-16

3 Out Of 4 Economists Predict A US Recession By 2021, Survey Finds The outlook reflects growing skepticism among economists and investors that the US economy will be able to withstand a protracted trade war with China without serious harm amid the weakening global......
08:39 2019-08-20

More Than a Third of Economists Expect a U.S. Recession in 2021, a Survey Finds WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four percent of economists surveyed by the National Association f...
01:13 2019-08-20

Germany likely to head into recession, central bank warns Bundesbank says summer’s slump in exports is expected to continue into the autumnGermany’s economy is heading into recession after the country’s central bank warned that a slump in exports during the summer was likely to continue into the autumn.The Bundesbank said a downturn in orders for cars and ...
22:52 2019-08-19

Business owners, there's no need to be concerned over a recession – for now | Gene Marks Despite all the talk about recession it might not be time for business owners to start battening down the hatches – thanks to these six indicatorsWith all of the recent talk about recession, is it time now for a business owner to start battening down the hatches, cutting overhead, delaying expansion...
17:13 2019-08-29

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
16:26 2019-07-01

3 out of 4 economists predict a U.S. recession by 2021, survey finds The findings reflect growing skepticism that the U.S. economy will be able to withstand a protracted trade war without serious harm amid a weakening global outlook....
21:13 2019-08-19

Ways small business owners can prepare for a recession Troubling signs may point to a recession, but there are some steps small business owners can take to prepare for one.       ...
16:00 2019-08-29

Bank of England warns of 1 in 3 chance of Brexit recession Committee votes 9-0 to keep interest rates at 0.75% as uncertainty drags down the UK economyBritain has a one in three chance of plunging into recession as uncertainty over Brexit drags down the economy, the Bank of England has warned.Keeping interest rates on hold as the risks to the economy mount,...
18:13 2019-08-01

Stock market plunges as recession alarm blares An economic alarm bell has sounded in the US, sending warning signs of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for short-term government bonds than they do for long-term bonds. It’s...
16:39 2019-08-14

Elizabeth Warren predicts economic recession 'maybe even by the end of 2020' Elizabeth Warren issued a stark warning about the economy as she rolled out a slew of proposed regulations and trillion-dollar investments amid concerns the country faces a coming recession....
18:13 2019-07-22

Trump says payroll tax cut on the table, rejects recession warnings President Trump confirmed Tuesday that he's been considering a payroll tax cut but rejected the notion that he's worried about a possible recession on the horizon....
23:00 2019-08-20

Wall St. opens lower as recession signals grow U.S. stocks fell at open on Wednesday, as a closely-watched bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession, undoing gains from the previous session due to a retreat by Washington on its latest tariffs on Chinese goods....
16:13 2019-08-14

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
13:26 2019-07-18

As investor confidence crumbles, the Fed can act to stave off a recession: Cramer "If bond yields keep plummeting, it might not matter. We'll scare ourselves right out of this terrific multi-year expansion, for certain," Jim Cramer says....
14:13 2019-08-16

Apparel retail earnings haven't been this bad since the Great Recession Apparel retailers' earnings, as a group, are down 24% for the first quarter of 2019, according to an analysis by Retail Metrics. The last time the group's earnings were this bad was the first quarter of 2008, when they fell 40%....
20:13 2019-05-31

America has recovered from the Great Recession, but many still feel the pain Although the American economy may look recovered on paper, some made drastic decisions during the recession and are still digging out from deep hole.       ...
07:26 2019-06-24

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
06:13 2019-08-22

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
19:39 2019-08-18

U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were......
06:39 2019-06-14

HBO's Maher prefers recession to Trump victory in 2020 HBO host Bill Maher has doubled down on his assertion that an economic recession in the United States would be welcomed if it stopped President Trump from being reelected in 2020....
00:13 2019-08-11

The US is more likely to end the trade war than face a 'Trump recession,' JP Morgan's top quant says J.P. Morgan's head quant said a U.S.-China trade deal could head off a "Trump recession" and ignite a powerful rally in value and high beta stocks....
01:00 2019-06-13

What could the next recession feel like? Stories from past downturns are a guide Economists expect the next recession, whenever that is, to be less severe. But what could it be like? Stories from past downturns could be a guide.       ...
17:00 2019-08-23

Could a second straight quarter of falling earnings signal a possible recession? With earnings season underway, a second straight quarter of declining S&P 500 profits would add to concerns about a possible recession by next year.       ...
18:39 2019-07-22

Is James Bond about to die? What the new 007 title might mean The 25th outing for the superspy is called No Time to Die, which brings up a number of different theoriesIt has been a long road to get to the title of Bond 25. For a while the film was variously rumoured to be Eclipse (too generic), A Reason to Die (too much like low-hanging fruit for bored critics...
21:52 2019-08-20

Next 007 will be revealed in 'Bond 25': report The next James Bond film will show the secret agent pass the torch — and fans of the Ian Fleming-inspired franchise are in for a shock as to which star gets the latest license to kill....
20:39 2019-07-14

The Bond Market Is Trying to Tell Us Something (Worry) Bond yields, the yield curve, inflation expectations, Fed-rate predictions. The bond market might seem indecipherable but it’s full of important clues about the economy....
17:52 2019-05-30

A 50-year bond?The US Treasury is seriously considering it Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday floated the idea of the US government issuing an ultra-long government bond next year, if there's demand....
20:00 2019-09-13

VW Stalled Bond Probe, SEC Says The auto maker dragged out a federal investigation into whether it defrauded U.S. bond investors by omitting details about its efforts to cheat on diesel- emissions tests, according to the SEC....
01:13 2019-07-09

Ed Sheeran, Bond and Bros Katie, Stevie and Bethany dish the dirt on Ed Sheeran's new album No.6 Collaborations Project, prep their PJs ready to spend A Night In With Bros and do some time with the final season of Orange Is The New Black....
19:52 2019-07-18

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard work....
00:39 2019-06-22

Deutsche Bank plans separate 'corporate bank' unit as part of overhaul: sources Deutsche Bank is planning to create a separate "corporate bank" unit that will seek to streamline services currently spread throughout the bank, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
13:39 2019-07-05

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21