Financial Markets

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

Jul 20, 2018

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs hikes

Markets Right Now: Banks weigh on large-stock indexes

Jul 19, 2018

Banks and other large U.S. stocks fell but smaller companies climbed, making for a mixed finish on Wall Street.

Farmers fret and wait as US-China trade war escalates

Jul 19, 2018

American farmers have put the brakes on unnecessary spending as the U.S.-China trade war escalates

Financial Services

Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog faces skeptical Senate

Jul 19, 2018

Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces hostile questioning from Senate Democrats in her nomination hearing, but her nomination is likely to move forward

AmEx 2Q profit rises, but there are worry spots on lending

Jul 18, 2018

American Express 2Q profits rise by 21 percent from a year ago, as the credit card giant saw more customers spending on its namesake cards and a much lower tax rate.

Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

Jul 18, 2018

Powell says Fed's ability to fight a downturn caused by trade war could get challenging

Investment Management

Sanctioned Russian oligarch linked to Cohen has vast US ties

Jul 5, 2018

In American financial circles, Viktor Vekselberg was known for decades a man who got deals done _ sometimes with Russian President Vladimir Putin's blessing

Trust the machines? Funds run by artificial intelligence

Jul 5, 2018

Sam Masucci, CEO of ETF Managers Group, discusses his firm's latest fund, which leaves research and investment decisions in the hands of a computer

As Fed raises rates, popular bond index funds get pinched

Jun 14, 2018

Index funds are surging in popularity due to their low costs and relatively good performance

International Investing

FIFA looks for $25 billion, 12-year deal for new tournaments

Apr 11, 2018

FIFA is planning to team up with Saudi Arabian, Chinese and American investors in a $25 billion, 12-year deal that could add two major international tournaments to an already crowded soccer calendar

China president's conciliatory trade gesture raises optimism

Apr 10, 2018

China's president offers US possible trade concessions, raising hopes for end to standoff

Letter to Panama's president from Trump Organization lawyers

Apr 9, 2018

The text of the letter from the Britton & Iglesias law firm to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, as translated by The Associated Press

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