Stories tagged: financial
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10 p.m.
The partnership will add 20 percent of lending capacity to SNAP to assist those hoping to buy or renovate their home in the Inland Northwest. SNAP provided more than $758,000 …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Mick Mulvaney tried Wednesday to reassure Democrats on a House finance panel that he’s committed to punishing unscrupulous financial companies, while agreeing with Republicans that the watchdog agency he runs …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
U.S. stocks continue to skid Friday morning as industrial companies fall after a weak report from farm equipment giant Deere. Banks are also down as bond yields continue to slide, …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
The Dow Jones industrial average reached 20,000 points for the first time in history Wednesday as the stock market extended its rally in response to the election of President Donald …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Stocks pulled back slightly on Monday, retreating from the records the market set last week.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
The Dow Jones industrial average surpassed 19,000 for the first time Tuesday as a post-election rally drove indexes further into record territory. Discount store chains made large gains, but health …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 11:33 a.m.
The Labor Department has launched a “top-to-bottom review” of how Wells Fargo & Co. treated employees as it pushed the aggressive sales quotas that led to the bank’s fake-accounts scandal.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
U.S. markets rallied on Monday, shrugging off a sell-off in global stocks and beating back the sell-off that began on Friday in both stocks and bonds. Investors seemed satisfied that …
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:41 a.m.
Federal regulators say risk remains heavy in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, though lending standards have improved.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Stocks closed at a new high for the year after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised doubts over an interest rate hike this month.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 26.51 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,977.24. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 3.79 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,087.79. The Nasdaq composite …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
The Dow climbed 106.70 points, or 0.6 percent, to close at 18,004.16. The last time the average was above 18,000 points was on July 20. The S&P 500 index added …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 36.26 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,000.36. The Nasdaq composite increased 25.55 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,674.38. The S&P 500 climbed 10 points, …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Thousands of people have had their prepaid debit cards frozen when they try to direct their tax refund to their accounts, a result of financial industry efforts to combat an …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 44.58 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,943.90.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Stocks ended a strong week on a flat note as lower oil prices and utility stocks offset encouraging economic news.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
The Oregon Lottery has long avoided advertising specifically to ethnic minorities, but the organization is beginning to change course.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines on Friday paid out $1.5 billion in profit sharing to employees, including $541 million to its 33,000 employees in Atlanta.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 290 points, or 1.8 percent, to 15,624 as of 8:04 a.m. Pacific Time.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 2:12 p.m.
The Dow fell 99.64 points, or 0.6 percent, to 15,914.74. The average is now down 8.7 percent this year. The S&P 500 index slipped 0.35 point, or 0.02 percent, to …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could hamper growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
If you think your stocks are doing poorly, check out the performance of some of the most sophisticated investors, the ones with more knowledge about what’s going on inside businesses …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
The economic assumptions underlying President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1 are fairly optimistic for the near term, although weaker than projections made in the …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 177, or 1.1 percent, to 16,027. It was down as much as 401 earlier.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
But as Chair Janet Yellen addresses Congress this week, most analysts and investors think the Fed will raise rates fewer than four times this year, if at all.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 211.75 points, or 1.3 percent, to 16,204.83. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 35.43 points, or 1.9 percent, to 1,880.02 and the Nasdaq …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 12:38 p.m.
If the No. 2 officer of the U.S. central bank isn’t sure what’s around the corner with regard to the factors buffeting stock prices – namely sharply lower oil prices, …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 79.92 points, or 0.5 percent, to 16,416.58. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 2.92 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,915.45 and the Nasdaq …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 1:26 p.m.
NEW YORK – Stocks closed mostly higher after a surge in the price of crude oil gave a respite to the beaten-down energy sector. U.S. crude jumped 8 percent Wednesday, …
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
U.S. consumers kept their spending flat in December and instead boosted their savings rate to the highest level in three years.