Is The Hawkish Federal Reserve Targeting Stock Prices? - Investor's Business Daily

The Federal Reserve's hawkish policy tilt last week in the face of falling inflation and tame wage growth caught investors by surprise. Now the chief strategist at Bank of America and others on Wall Street are speculating that there's an ulterior ...

Monday, June 19, 2017

A man who paid off $70000 and then became a millionaire at 35 shares the hardest part of getting out of debt - CNBC

Turner landed himself in a heap of debt. He breaks it down into two piles. The first was around $30,000 of student loans, car payments on the Jeep and credit card bills. The second was $40,000 for his second car and more credit card bills. Plus a $200 ...

Monday, June 19, 2017

5 ways the Amazon–Whole Foods deal could change the way we shop - MarketWatch

Amazon and Whole Foods have found a great match in each other, one that can give Amazon's online grocery business a substantial boost by offering in-store pickup while also giving Whole Foods a data and technology upgrade for a better shopping ...

Monday, June 19, 2017

Why the Fortune 500 Is Rebel Territory - Fortune

So the fact that Tesla, one of several innovative companies that Musk is juggling, is now a newly minted member of the 500 Club—arriving for the first time this year on Fortune's annual register of the biggest U.S. companies—might strike some as a ...

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Malls are doomed: 25% will be gone in 5 years - CNNMoney

Store closings and even dead malls are nothing new, but things might be about to get a whole lot worse. Between 20% and 25% of American malls will close within five years, according to a new report out this week from Credit Suisse. That kind of plunge ...

Friday, June 02, 2017

Deja vu? Student subprime debt surges 32 percent - CNBC

As the total student loan debt continues to surge, the quality of borrowers is in steep decline. The total level of debt for so-called deep subprime borrowers totaled $8.2 billion in the first quarter of 2017, a jump of 32 percent from the same period ...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Fed signals interest-rate hike coming soon, but doubts remain on how much rates can rise - CNBC

Economists maintain expectations for a June rate hike, but the markets have some doubt about how many increases will be done this year. The Fed's comment that some of its members say it would be "prudent" to await evidence before hiking stirred up ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Iron and Metals Slump as Moody's Puts China Debt in Spotlight - Bloomberg

Iron ore led a slump in industrial commodities after Moody's Investors Service downgraded China's credit rating and warned that the country's debt position will worsen as its economic expansion slows. Iron-ore futures on the Dalian Commodity Exchange ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Unemployment in the U.S. Is Falling, So Why Isn't Pay Rising? - Bloomberg

The U.S. economy is behaving mysteriously. Usually wage growth accelerates when the job market is tight: Employers have to pay more to attract and retain workers. But even though the unemployment rate hit a decade low of 4.4 percent in April, average ...

Friday, May 19, 2017