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.
Home prices continue to climb, but the U.S. government is keeping a lid on the size limit for federally backed mortgages, posing problems for home buyers in many pricey markets.
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.
Renewable-energy ‘yieldcos’ got everyone excited, then fizzled. Will they reinvent themselves?
It has been a tough year for many investors as the stock market has sputtered and shuddered like it hasn’t in a long time. And get ready for 2016, when the U.S. presidential election campaign has the potential to roil markets.