U.S. consumers have grown increasingly cautious ahead of the holiday shopping season, a potential weight on economic growth during the final months of the year.
The U.K. stress tests have a focus on emerging markets, but investors may have overlooked the potential corporate credit woes.
Carl Icahn’s battle with AIG’s management have pushed the insurance giants shares higher. Investors should beware of turbulence ahead.
As Apple Pay enters China, the country’s lead in mobile payments provides a road map of sorts.
Oil strippers, an important but little-studied part of U.S. energy output, are more vulnerable than the frackers to being permanently sidelined by today’s low prices.
Christmas markets across Europe are seeing a decline in attendance amid security fears following the Paris attacks.
Cuts to output of base metals like copper and zinc haven’t prevented further slumps in prices. More fundamental change is required to underpin recovery.
Exchange rates have become hypersensitive to interest-rate expectations, HSBC calculates. More big swings could lie ahead.
Orders for long-lasting goods rose in October, climbing 3.0%—a sign demand for manufactured products could be firming after falling for most of the year.
Wall Street Journal personal-finance columnist Jason Zweig’s new book, “The Devil’s Financial Dictionary,” is a satirical glossary of investing terms.