Stories tagged: investors
Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
More than 600 institutional investors managing a whopping $37 trillion in client assets called Monday for governments to step up their efforts against climate change.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019
The SEC said that between April 2014 and May 2015, Volkswagen issued more than $13 billion in bonds and asset-backed securities in U.S. markets when senior executives knew that more …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019
Cip Paulsen, the former federal inmate who obtained one of the county’s first licenses to legally grow marijuana, had his business stripped by the courts in November. A bid to …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
Stocks rise for the third day in a row, led by industrial, technology, internet and energy companies as representatives from the U.S. and China continue their latest round of trade …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Macy’s raised its annual profit forecast as the department store reported an unexpected increase in a key sales measure.
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018
Starbucks is losing its longtime visionary leader, and Wall Street isn’t confident of what’s ahead.
Tue., May 8, 2018
MGM Resorts International has increased the number of women in management and invested in solar panels to power its casinos. Chief Executive Officer James Murren says investors don’t care enough.
Tue., March 6, 2018
A group of investors pulled out of a deal to buy the beleaguered Weinstein Co. on Tuesday after discovering tens of millions of dollars in undisclosed debt, according to people …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
The biggest tax rewrite in three decades was sold by its Republican backers as a way to help American workers, and there have been plenty of announcements about bonuses and …
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018
Jim Carrey is encouraging Facebook users and investors to delete their account.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018
Twitter made money for the first time in its nearly 12-year history, a milestone that satisfied investors in the short term but might not resolve the company’s broader problems any …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
What should investors do? Here are a few answers to common questions.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
Two major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to take action to curb growing smartphone addiction among children, highlighting growing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
The last time stocks sailed through such an uneventful first seven months was when a group of burglars was arrested for breaking into the Watergate complex in 1972. Broaden the …
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017
Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money …
Sat., July 1, 2017
One of the organizers of the disastrous Fyre Festival has been arrested and charged with wire fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.
Thu., May 18, 2017
After checking how 8 million of its customers did during 2016, Fidelity Investments found that women earned 6.4 percent on their portfolios. Its male customers made slightly less: 6 percent.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017
“America First” is President Trump’s economic policy. But that doesn’t mean investors should set their 401(k) accounts to “America Only.”
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
Investors are pushing U.S. stock markets to new heights in what some are calling the “Trump rally,” anticipating that the president-elect will work with the Republican-led Congress to lower taxes …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016
With traders pricing in near certainty that U.S. borrowing costs will rise next month, silver investors are heading for the exit.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
Investing in Mexico, China and other emerging markets has never been for the fainthearted. Big swings have been a hallmark, caused by everything from the 1994 “tequila crisis” where Mexico …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016
Stocks closed broadly lower on Tuesday, as nervous investors continued to monitor the run-up to the 2016 election, which is turning out to be closer than previously expected.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016
U.S. stocks wavered Thursday and finished barely higher as an interest rate cut by the Bank of England, a move intended to shore up the British economy, wasn’t enough to …
Sat., June 4, 2016
The skilled con artist knows how to identify chumps and work their emotions.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016
Wal-Mart is spending billions of dollars to pay its hourly workers more and spruce up its stores and online services. But its fourth-quarter results show that it’ll take time to …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016
Stocks rose Tuesday as the market notched its second sizable gain in a row. Retail and industrial stocks made the biggest gains as they were lifted by company earnings, some …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016
Warren Buffett continues to hold the lead in his bet that most investors are better off in a stock index fund than in a sophisticated hedge fund that charges hefty …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016
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
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, …
Wed., May 1, 2013
A Spokane Valley businessman is fighting aggressively against federal accusations that he duped investors with claims of huge financial gains and instead spent thousands on vacations, gifts and gambling. Daniel …