Economic Report: Durable-goods orders snap back with 3.1% gain as business investment surges

Durable-goods orders jumped 3.1% in February, largely reversing a big drop at the start of the year and posting the biggest increase since last summer. Business investment also rebounded in a good sign for the U.S. economy.


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:52:21 GMT

Square’s latest plan to win millennials: $1 off coffee

Square’s Cash app has been building momentum, and Square is now allowing its users to get significant discounts off coffee, in a play for more millennial users.


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:49:32 GMT

Dropbox IPO: 5 things to know about the cloud-storage company

Dropbox Inc. has filed for an initial public offering after spending 11 years as a private company and raising more than $600 million, and doesn’t want to be confused with a similar company that went public years before.


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:43:57 GMT

The ‘Chinese Netflix’ iQiyi is gearing up for$2 billion–plus IPO: 4 things to know

The company often described as the Netflix of China is coming to a screen near you — a trading screen, that is.


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:43:39 GMT

How to invest in water: A long-term bet on an essential commodity with limited supply

World Water Day has triggered a flurry of reports and analyses on the challenge facing many countries in managing their supply, as incidents of drought increase and climate change makes dry regions even dryer


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:43:11 GMT

Need to Know: ‘I don’t think this is a trade war,’ says veteran Wall Street strategist

The Dow doesn’t look like it’s done diving yet, even after yesterday’s 724-point plunge. Veteran strategist Marc Chandler seems to have “Bridge Over Troubled Water” on his playlist, and he provides our call of the day.


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:41:07 GMT

TaxWatch: Filing your tax returns online? Watch out for these surprises that bump up your fees

Make sure you know what you’re paying for before filing.


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:32:17 GMT

The Conversation: Here’s what happened the last time the U.S. imposed tariffs on steel

George W. Bush did it in 2002.


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:28:38 GMT

Outside the Box: Financial data should be as free to transfer as your mobile phone number

Give bank customers ownership of their own financial records, writes Kathryn Petralia.


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:27:24 GMT

Market Snapshot: Stock-market futures zigzag as investors digest trade-war fears

U.S. stock futures point to a mixed start for Wall Street, as investors weigh up latest retaliatory moves from China in a brewing trade war with the U.S. that is unnerving investors.


Posted on Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:26:11 GMT