Market & Finance News


Fri 22 May  - Janet Yellen: Fed can't risk 'overheating the economy'
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen doesn't want to wait too long to raise interest rates.

Fri 22 May  - Theme parks ready for summer -- and their stocks are soaring
Many retailers have warned of sluggish sales this year. But consumers are still spending at theme parks like Cedar Fair, Six Flags, Disney World and Universal.

Fri 22 May  - China's richest man bet his company's shares would fall
Turns out China's richest man, Li Hejun, upped his bet that shares of his company would take a tumble -- just five days before a massive crash.

Fri 22 May  - I'll only invest in startups with female founders
Angel investor Jonathan Sposato is one of several pledging to support more women in tech.

Fri 22 May  - Is Liberty Global stalking Vodafone?
Shares in telecoms group Vodafone have surged by roughly 11% this week as takeover rumors swirl.

Fri 22 May  - Is the party over for real estate investing?
REITs have been one of the best performing assets since the recession. But now they're stalling.

Fri 22 May  - These investors are getting killed in Greece
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Thu 21 May  - 6 stocks to buy...according to hedge funds
The great minds of Wall Street are increasing their holdings of certain energy stocks and pharma companies.

Thu 21 May  - Cuba just opened a U.S. bank account
The Cuban government opened a bank account with Stonegate Bank to handle its future embassy finances in the U.S.

Fri 22 May  - Stocks: 5 things to know before the open
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Thu 21 May  - Lumber Liquidators CEO resigns, stock plummets
Lumber Liquidators says Robert Lynch unexpectedly resigned as CEO of the embattled company.

Thu 21 May  - Best Buy surges. It should thank Apple
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Thu 21 May  - The Bernie Sanders plan to fix income inequality
Longshot presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is offering the most aggressive -- some would say radical -- plans to narrowing America's growing income gap.

Thu 21 May  - China's richest man lost $15 billion in one hour
Li Hejun lost $15 billion on Wednesday when shares in his solar firm Hanergy plummeted 47% in an hour of trading in Hong Kong.

Wed 20 May  - 5 big banks pay $5.4 billion for rigging currencies
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Wed 20 May  - Grab a barf bag! Airline stocks plunge
Airline stocks were Wall Street darlings last year. But shares of industry leaders Southwest, American, United and Delta are falling on worries about rising oil prices and fears of a new fare war.

Wed 20 May  - Fed: June rate hike is very unlikely
America's central bank wants to see the economy improve more before it raises interest rates.

Thu 21 May  - Stocks: 5 things to know before the open
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Wed 20 May  - America's 10 fastest-growing big companies
A lot of U.S. companies are stalling, but these ones are expected to have an amazing 2015.

Wed 20 May  - Sunny side way up: Egg prices soar due to bird flu
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Fri 22 May  - Weekly Wrap from Briefing.com
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Wed 20 May  - China data damps gains in Asian shares
[at MarketWatch] - Japan’s stocks trade at a 15-year high while Australia also rises, although weaker-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data keep a cap on gains in the region.