Global & Local News

13Mar 2018

March 13, 2018 6:33 AM ET Next stop: Geneva? Now that President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum are official, America’s trading partners are threatening to take their grievances to the World Trade Organization. You might wonder why a distant international body has a say in US decisions on imports and exports. Here’s a primer […]

13Mar 2018

March 13, 2018: 1:55 PM ET President Trump needs a new director for his National Economic Council after Gary Cohn resigned. There’s one candidate in the mix that may really please investors: Chris Liddell, who has served as chief financial officer for two blue chip American companies, GM (GM) and Microsoft (MSFT) Liddell, like the […]

26Feb 2018

Banks are one of those businesses people love to complain about. They compete with cable companies, airlines and drug companies as being some of the most disliked. Only 32% of Americans have “a great deal” or “quite a lot of” confidence in banks, according to a recent Gallup poll. The image of banks took a […]

26Feb 2018

All kinds of people come to futures exchanges, to buy and sell futures and options contracts. They may work for banks, corporations or governments. They may be livestock ranchers, investment managers, construction planners, farmers or food manufacturers. Really, futures trading involves just about anyone in the world who wants either to manage the risk of […]

26Feb 2018

The Associated Press Published 4:00 p.m. ET Feb. 25, 2018 NEW YORK — There were few warning signs before the stock market’s plunge in early February, but so far, the slump hasn’t changed investors’ thinking very much. Stocks did well throughout 2017 and the gains sped up in December and January. Investors were convinced that […]

26Feb 2018

The Associated Press Published 4:00 p.m. ET Feb. 25, 2018 Gold has traditionally been considered a refuge for investors seeking shelter from a volatile stock market, though the big market tumble this month may have been an exception. Despite the market’s first correction, or drop of at least 10% from a recent peak, in two […]

26Feb 2018

 Sun, Feb 25 2018 Texas has prioritized wind energy as the industry has grown across the country, serving as an economic boon in the state. Watch Full Video : https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/change-is-in-the-air-wind-energy-s-popularity-grows-in-texas-1170206787952    

26Feb 2018

Wall Street capped several days of choppy trading on Friday with a broad rally that gave the stock market a modest gain for the week. Technology companies, banks and healthcare stocks accounted for much of the market’s gains. Energy companies also rose along with crude oil prices. The rally came as bond yields pulled back […]