China, Hong Kong Stocks Hit by Weak Currency
Asian stocks' early gains eroded Monday, led by declines in Hong Kong and mainland China over worries about the Hong Kong dollar.
Global Economy Week Ahead: China GDP, U.S. Retail Sales, Eurozone Confidence
In the week ahead, the U.S. will see data on retail sales and industrial production, while overseas, China will release its report on first-quarter GDP and the eurozone will get a consumer confidence reading.
Fed Officials Dispel Specter of Deflation
A hallmark fear of the post-financial crisis era-a Japan-like drift downward in consumer prices-has disappeared. But a recession could bring back deflation worry at the Fed.
Bond Investors Punish Russian Companies After U.S. Sanctions
U.S. sanctions on certain Russian oligarchs and firms are rippling across the economy, threatening to punish more than a dozen other Russian companies that need to refinance $22.8 billion in international bonds over the next 18 months.
Sharp Drops in Currencies Hint at Spreading Volatility
Volatility is returning to a corner of the foreign-exchange market that has largely been resilient to recent stock and bond tumult, with currencies from Russia to Hong Kong posting outsize moves amid worries over global trade and interest rates.
Did Chicago Exchanges Muscle a Rival Out of Town? A Jury May Soon Decide
Exchange giant CME Group is facing scrutiny over its political clout and hardball tactics as a 14-year-old lawsuit from a European rival nears trial.
What's Sucking the Air Out of Gold's Rallies?
Gold prices are locked in a tug of war, with investors piling in during periods of political stress only to pull out when interest rates look poised to rise.
Why the Dodd-Frank Rollback Has Some Small Banks Yawning
Smaller banks say the deregulation bill doesn't go far enough and mainly benefits larger regional banks.
From Wisconsin to Connecticut, Small Businesses Feel Pain of Tariffs
While the U.S. and China threaten each other with new tariffs, small-business owners are taking steps to blunt the pain of higher prices or potential supply disruptions.
Guggenheim Partners' Asset-Management Unit Is Under SEC Investigation, Sources Say
The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Guggenheim Partners' asset-management arm and an $85 million Malibu, Calif., home co-owned by Guggenheim Chief Executive Mark Walter.