Monday, July 16, 2018

Wells Fargo's scandals are hurting its bottom line

Wells Fargo's earnings keep getting dinged by a laundry list of scandals. Profit, loans, deposits and...

US-China trade brawl threatens America's booming oil exports

The emerging trade war between the United States and China poses a problem for America's flourishing oil...

Even stockmarket bulls are more cautious than at the start of the year

BEARS sound clever; bulls make money. This piece of financial acumen, imparted by a trader to a colleague, is hard to beat for brevity. It also makes a good point....

Britain wants to do more business with America. Its plan for Brexit won't help

Britain wants a close trade relationship with the European Union. It also wants an ambitious free trade...

Why the euro zone hasn’t seen more cross-border bank mergers

MERGERS of euro-area banks from different countries, a banker jokes, are “very much like teenage sex. There’s a lot of talk, but little action. And when it does happen, there’s...

Why investors should worry about plunging copper and soybean prices

Wall Street might not be freaking out about the trade war between China and the United States,...

Investors are gorging on American assets

ECONOMISTS think prices, like spilt ketchup, are sticky. They move only slowly as firms digest economic conditions. Financial markets are an exception. Computerised trading by thousands of participants means prices,...

The US is fighting one of the world's poorest countries over trade

Second-hand clothes donated by Americans have sparked a bitter trade dispute between the United States and one...

Foreign investment in the United States plunged 32% in 2017

The amount of money coming into American companies from overseas fell 32% last year. Foreign investors...

Trade war? Here's what investors should really be worried about

Stocks slumped Wednesday because investors were worried about new tariffs imposed on China by the United States....
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Indicators that signal financial-market trouble are flashing

WATCHING financial markets can be like watching a horror film. A character walks into the darkness alone. A floorboard creaks. The latest spooky...