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Latest news from MarketWatch - Financial feed

  1. Jeff Reeves's Strength in Numbers: 6 tech stocks that could move big on earnings

    01.21 / 12:40 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Earnings so far look mixed, but that could all change when Big Tech reports. …
  2. Morgan Stanley gives CEO raise, Goldman cuts back

    01.20 / 23:12 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Morgan Stanley gave its chairman and CEO, James Gorman, a 7% raise for 2016, while Goldman Sachs Group Inc. cut stock awards for several executives but didn't disclose compensation for its top executive Lloyd Blankfein. …
  3. Capitol Report: Trump White House sets aggressive 4% U.S. GDP growth benchmark despite warnings

    01.20 / 20:08 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    The Trump White House set 4% GDP growth as a benchmark despite warnings from economists that such a goal would prove illusory. …
  4. Market Extra: Investors buy up volatility ETFs going into the Trump era

    01.19 / 22:39 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Market anxiety has been rising in anticipation of Friday’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, and traders are taking to the instruments that can provide a hedge in volatile times, pouring money into the exchange-traded products that aim to track market volatility. …
  5. Market Extra: Trump inauguration set to unleash wave of stock-market anxiety

    01.19 / 19:34 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    The day of reckoning for the Wall Street is nearly upon us. Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as leader of the free world and the level of consternation in the market is palpable. …
  6. The Tell: Bank jobs leaving U.K.? Some in financial sector blast ‘Brexodus’ buzz

    01.19 / 17:07 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Here’s another sign that Brexit is getting real: Big banks are revealing plans to shift workers from London to other European cities. But some in the City of London have pushed back at the buzz over a Brexodus …
  7. Market Extra: Forget about the dollar — collapsed sterling is your best bet, says top U.K. fund manager

    01.19 / 13:27 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Afraid of buying sterling? Don’t be, says Coutts CIO Alan Higgins who believes the pound will bounce back, even as the U.K. leaves the EU. …
  8. Market Snapshot: Dow industrials on track for a fifth down day in a row, but Netflix, CSX leap

    01.19 / 13:26 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    U.S. stock futures on Thursday trade slightly lower, putting the Dow on pace to drop for a fifth session in a row. …
  9. May urges businesses to ‘play by the same rules’ that ordinary workers follow

    01.19 / 12:49 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    The U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union wasn’t aimed at hurting the bloc, but it underscores the sense that people who aren’t wealthy and well-connected are being left behind, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May says at Davos. …
  10. Italy avalanche leaves dozens missing

    01.19 / 12:13 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    About 30 people were missing after an avalanche hit a hotel in central Italy, authorities said Thursday, following earthquakes in the area a day earlier. …
  11. In One Chart: How stocks perform in a new president’s first 100 days — in one chart

    01.19 / 12:12 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Donald Trump is about to get his first 100 days as U.S. president, and one strategist is highlighting how stocks have fared historically during a new president’s initial months on the job. …
  12. The Wall Street Journal: J.P. Morgan to pay $55 million to settle allegations it discriminated against minorities

    01.18 / 15:57 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Complaint alleges bank charged African-American and Hispanic borrowers higher rates than white borrowers from 2006 to 2009. …
  13. Market Snapshot: Stocks see minor gains as financial shares rally

    01.18 / 15:57 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    U.S. stocks post slight gains on Wednesday as robust gains for financial shares partially offset weakness in transportation and retail shares. …
  14. Bond Report: Treasury yields rise as investors look ahead to ECB meeting

    01.18 / 14:44 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Treasury prices edge lower on Wednesday, pushing yields higher, a day ahead of a meeting by the European Central Bank, which could shed some light on what monetary policy will look like in what could be another politically tumultuous year across Europe. …
  15. Goldman Sachs tops estimates as trading jumps

    01.18 / 12:54 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said its fourth-quarter earnings climbed, the latest big Wall Street firm to report results for a year that started rough but brightened late. The New York-based firm reported a profit of $2.35 billion, or $5.08 a share. That compares with $1.27 a share a year earlier, when the firm reached a $5 billion settlement with the Justice Department over mortgage-bond practices. …
  16. Asia Markets: Asian stocks mixed as investors warily await Trump

    01.18 / 04:19 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Asian markets were broadly lower Wednesday, following drops overnight in U.S. stocks on worries about the economic impact of the policies of President-elect Donald Trump, who will be inaugurated on Friday. …
  17. The Tell: Trump sends shiver through stock market with shot across dollar’s bow

    01.17 / 16:40 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    The buck stops with Donald J. Trump. The President-elect said that the U.S. dollar is “too strong,” highlighting a stratospheric ride for the greenback in the wake of the real estate billionaire’s Nov. 8 election victory over Hillary Clinton. …
  18. Market Extra: U.K.’s May offers escape hatch to banks, car makers in Brexit plan speech

    01.17 / 16:04 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May hints to the British financial services industry and auto makers that she’ll seek to get special trade deals for those sectors, even as the country is heading for a break from the EU and its single market. …
  19. Market Extra: These are the biggest ‘tail risks’ for markets right now, say money managers

    01.17 / 16:03 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    The U.S. is at the heart of the two biggest worries among investors now, a new Bank of America survey shows. …
  20. Mark Hulbert: ‘Boring’ stocks get more exciting as Trump rally fades

    01.17 / 15:27 marketwatch.com MarketWatch -  Financial
    Low-volatility shares, such as the six listed here, beat the broader market in the long run, says Mark Hulbert. …