The Big Beneficiary of Negative Rates: Gold

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Investors are piling into gold, seeking shelter amid concerns that a turn toward negative interest rates in some countries is threatening to destabilize the global financial system.

Rolls-Royce Cuts Dividend as Profit Falls

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Rolls-Royce has slashed its full-year dividend 39%, the first cut in its shareholder payment since 1992, though investors embraced the lack of further bad news prompting shares to rise more than 12%.

Volkswagen's Problems Aren't Renault's

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Investors comfortable with the volume car industry’s troubling economics could do worse than buy into Renault’s ongoing recovery.

Risk Grows of Markets Sparking Recession

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While current U.S. economic data show no recession, market turmoil speaks to deeper problems and could spark a recession, writes WSJ chief economics commentator Greg Ip.

Recession Watch: Is Europe at the Downturn's Doorstep?

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The eurozone economy made progress last year. But growth was modest despite a multitude of tailwinds that have now lessened.

Oil Glut: What Storage Signals Mean for Prices

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A gusher of oil at Cushing, the delivery point for the U.S. benchmark crude-futures contract, has put extreme pressure on prices this week.

This Japanese Bank Doesn't Deserve So Much Negativity

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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan’s biggest bank, has a big enough cushion to survive market shocks.

Amazon: Can't Buy Back Investor Love

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Amazon’s $5 billion stock-buyback program may not be such a positive thing for investors.

Economists, CEOs: Recession Risk Rising

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A growing number of corporate leaders and economists see mounting risk of the U.S. tipping into a recession, a nod to headwinds posed by the global growth slowdown and early-year convulsions in financial markets.

Why Low Interest Rates Aren't Low Enough to Save Stocks

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Weak growth, low inflation and rising borrowing costs are putting the squeeze on companies.

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