Critics of the Federal Reserve's stimulative stance often quip that supporting stock prices is the U.S. central bank's unspoken third mandate, after full employment and stable inflation of 2 percent.
These claims have some merit, according to a p... view full article >>
CNBC by Huileng Tan
Gold prices, fresh from Monday's 15-month high, look set for further gains as the dollar weakens, according to author and gold markets expert Jim Rickards.
Spot gold hit $1,303.6 an ounce on Monday, its highest price since J... view full article >>
Bloomberg by Leslie Patton
Subway Restaurants revenue fell in 2015 for the second straight year, a sign one of the fast-food industry’s stalwarts is losing ground to newer chains.
Revenue dropped 4.3 percent to $1.11 billion last year, accord... view full article >>
USA Today by Robert Powell
Q: With all of the changes to Social Security, I'm not really sure but I think I'm going to miss out on some benefits. I just turned 62 last June and my spouse will turn 62 in October. Since neither of us i... view full article >>
Bloomberg by Richard Miller & Michelle Jamrisko
This time, you can’t blame it on the weather.
For the third year in a row, the U.S. economy started the year with a dose of the blues as gross domestic product eked out a 0.5 percent annual gain... view full article >>
MorningStar by Jeremy Glaser
Stocks were lower this morning after earnings.
There were no major economic data releases today.
Crude oil prices were higher this morning and are on track to finish the week higher. The weekly m... view full article >>