Market & Finance News


Tue 07 Jul  - IMF warns U.S.: Your financial system is (still) vulnerable
The IMF warned that new financial threats to the U.S. have emerged and reforms like Dodd-Frank are still not done.

Tue 07 Jul  - Nearly 25% of Chinese stocks have stopped trading
As China's stock market careens down over 25%, companies are halting their stocks to try to stop the bleeding.

Tue 07 Jul  - Oil prices dive below $51 as Iran deal looms
$2 gas could be on its way back. If a nuclear deal goes through this week, Iran will likely be able to export more oil.

Tue 07 Jul  - One more try for a Greek deal as time runs out
Europe is trying one last time to find a way to stop Greece becoming the first country to leave the euro, but the prospects of a breakthrough at talks in Brussels look slim.

Mon 06 Jul  - World's best stock markets in 2015
China has surged this year, but it's not the top performer.

Mon 06 Jul  - Foreign investors can't ignore China's crazy stock market
China's rollercoaster markets can be rough for foreign investors, but it's simply too big of a market to ignore, experts say.

Mon 06 Jul  - Big question: Will the Greek crisis delay a Fed rate hike?
The fallout from Greece could force the Fed to hold off on raising interest rates in September.

Tue 07 Jul  - Forget Greece. China is the real problem
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Mon 06 Jul  - More cheese and ketchup! Buffett's Kraft Heinz stake worth $24B
Kraft and Heinz completed their merger Monday and the stock now trades on the Nasdaq. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway owns a huge stake in the food giant.

Mon 06 Jul  - Greek economy as bad as a war-torn country's
Greece's decline is on par with America's Great Depression. And it's not over yet.

Tue 07 Jul  - Stocks: 5 things to know before the open
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Mon 06 Jul  - Warren Buffett gives away another $2.8 billion
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Mon 06 Jul  - Your 401(k) may nosedive after Greece's 'No' vote - but don't panic
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Mon 06 Jul  - Markets fall as Greece risks euro exit with 'no' vote
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Sun 05 Jul  - Who will get hurt if the startup bubble bursts?
As companies like Uber, Airbnb and Snapchat get huge valuations, there's concern about a bubble.

Mon 06 Jul  - China stocks volatile after Beijing acts to avoid crash
China stocks have pulled out of their tailspin after Beijing took a series of dramatic steps over the weekend to prevent an all-out market crash.

Mon 06 Jul  - No! Greek vote shocks Europe
Greeks have voted by a big margin against Europe's latest bailout offer, setting the country on an uncertain path that could mean it has to leave the euro.

Sat 04 Jul  - China spends billions to prevent stock market crash
China's stock market has plummeted over 20% since mid-June.

Fri 03 Jul  - Don't bet against Joey Chestnut... or Nathan's?
Nathan's hosts the annual hot dog eating contest at Coney Island on July 4th.

Fri 03 Jul  - Aetna to buy rival health insurer Humana for $37 billion
Aetna has struck a deal to buy rival health insurer Humana for $37 billion.


Tue 07 Jul  - Greece set to present new proposals to eurozone leaders
[at USA TODAY] - European finance ministers and leaders are meeting in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss the situation.





Tue 07 Jul  - U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Greece Debt Worries
[at The Wall Street Journal] - U.S. stocks fell Monday, weighed down by a tumble in oil prices as well as Greek voters’ rejection of creditors’ conditions for further financial aid.








Mon 06 Jul  - Stock Market Jitters After Greece 'No' Vote
[Sky News] - There was relatively muted reaction on stock markets across the world concerned about Greece's possible exit from the eurozone. And after opening sharply lower, European stock markets recovered some ground on the news that Greece's finance minister Yanis Varoufakis had resigned. On foreign exchange markets, the dollar slipped to 122.63 yen from 123.05 yen on Friday while the euro was also lower at 135.43 yen from 136.31 yen.