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 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%.
Investors comfortable with the volume car industry’s troubling economics could do worse than buy into Renault’s ongoing recovery.
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.
The eurozone economy made progress last year. But growth was modest despite a multitude of tailwinds that have now lessened.
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.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan’s biggest bank, has a big enough cushion to survive market shocks.
Amazon’s $5 billion stock-buyback program may not be such a positive thing for investors.
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.
Weak growth, low inflation and rising borrowing costs are putting the squeeze on companies.