Stories tagged: bonds
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
Six states and the District of Columbia have sued the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying the regulatory agency is putting investors in jeopardy by relaxing rules for brokers.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019
Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street in early trading after President Donald Trump claimed China was willing to reopen talks on the costly trade war that has roiled …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
Stocks around the world jumped Friday to cap another tumultuous week.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
What it means is that people are so worried about the near-term future that they are piling into safer long-term investments.
Tue., July 9, 2019
Property owners in Moscow could pay 25 percent more in taxes next year, city officials say.
Mon., April 15, 2019
The Greek government on Monday said it is in talks with European bailout lenders to repay its debts to the International Monetary Fund early as market borrowing rates have tumbled …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019
One of the most closely watched predictors of a potential recession just yelped even louder.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
The Spokane City Council threw its support Monday behind two propositions which will ask voters in November to fund millions in school and library construction.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
In one Washington state immigration court, bonds are among the highest in the country and asylum is granted less often
Judges in Tacoma’s immigration court denied bond to seven parents separated from their children. When other parents were released, their bonds often ran higher than elsewhere. Why? “It’s arbitrary,” but …
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017
Those who are annoyed need to speak up and let legislators know adjourning before getting the job done is unacceptable.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017
The Federal Reserve will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy. The move reflects a strengthened …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
A member of the Federal Reserve’s interest-setting committee said Wednesday it would be appropriate for the central bank to announce next month that it will begin trimming its $4.5 trillion …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
It’s hard to imagine President Trump reappointing her if she can’t navigate the Fed through the approaching shoals.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017
If it feels precarious to have so many investments doing so well, particularly when the economy itself is still growing only modestly, markets are giving few indications of worry.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017
The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the third time in six months, providing its latest vote of confidence in a slow-growing but durable economy. The Fed …
Tue., May 9, 2017
U.S. securities regulators are investigating whether bonds backed by single-family rental homes and sold by Wall Street’s biggest residential landlords used overvalued property assessments.
Wed., March 1, 2017
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 300 points to top 21,000 for the first time, the dollar advanced and Treasuries fell as investors grew increasingly confident global economic growth is …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
The threshold for approving municipality and school bonds would be lowered slightly under a new proposal recently introduced in the Idaho Statehouse.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
Spokane County officials have saved more than $7 million by refinancing bonds that the county sold in 2009 to pay for its wastewater treatment system.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016
Ford plans to issue about $2 billion in debt, the company’s first automotive borrowing in almost four years, as it boosts spending on self-driving cars, mobility services and electrified vehicles.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
Analysts spent early November warning a Trump victory in the U.S. presidential election would make the Federal Reserve less likely to raise interest rates. What happened instead is that it …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
The old University High School building is for sale after a flurry of school construction, remodeling and relocation in the Central Valley School district, and a small Christian school hopes …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016
More than $1 trillion was wiped off the value of bonds around the world this week as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s policies are seen boosting spending and quickening inflation.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016
After dumping their Tokyo stock holdings for four of the past five months, foreigners are on track for their biggest annual exodus since 1987. Back then, they were fleeing bubbly …
Sun., July 17, 2016
Airway Heights and Liberty Lake residents will soon vote on $25 million worth of construction bond measures. Airway Heights voters will decide on $13 million recreation center, and voters in …
Wed., July 6, 2016
Fear and uncertainty about the global economy are leading investors to embrace the relative safety of U.S. government debt and slashing yields to record lows.
Thu., May 26, 2016
Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the third straight month, driving pending home sales to the highest level in more than a decade.
Thu., May 19, 2016
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were little changed this week at or near their lows for the year.
Mon., May 2, 2016
Puerto Rican officials say the island’s default on a $422 million bond payment is only the beginning if the U.S. Congress doesn’t help resolve the situation soon.
Fri., April 29, 2016
Turning the language around, the big financial interests are now calling the bankruptcy route a “bailout.”