Financial Services

White House says Fed search down to 5 finalists

Oct 17, 2017

White House says Trump has narrowed search for Fed chair to Yellen and four other finalists

Leading senators say have outline of health insurance deal

Oct 17, 2017

Two leading senators say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked

Goldman Sachs' results beat forecasts despite trading drop

Oct 17, 2017

Goldman Sachs' third-quarter profits fell 3 percent from a year earlier, as the trading desks at Wall Street's biggest investment bank were weighed down by a slow summer that also affected most of its competition

Markets Right Now: Mixed start for stocks on Wall Street

Oct 17, 2017

Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as gains for health care companies are offset by losses elsewhere in the market.

Wealth management drives Morgan Stanley's profit higher

Oct 17, 2017

Investment bank Morgan Stanley is reporting a 12 percent rise in third-quarter earnings as the firm's wealth management arm was able to earn more money despite a slow summer

UnitedHealth beats 3Q forecasts, helped by Optum growth

Oct 17, 2017

UnitedHealth Group says third-quarter earnings soared 26 percent and beat Wall Street expectations, as a growing Optum business segment once again helped the nation's largest health insurer

Source: Trump to meet with Yellen to discuss Fed job

Oct 16, 2017

Trump to meet with Janet Yellen on Thursday to discuss top Fed job, source familiar with search says

Ruby Tuesday chain to be taken private in $146 million deal

Oct 16, 2017

Ruby Tuesday is being bought by private-equity firm NRD Capital for about $146 million, in a deal that will take the struggling restaurant chain private

UK leader makes surprise Brussels trip to undo Brexit logjam

Oct 16, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is heading to Brussels for a meeting with senior European Union officials in hopes to reviving stalled negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union

Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

Oct 16, 2017

The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees

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