The Case for a September Fed Rate Rise

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Market turmoil has cast doubt on the Fed’s September intentions. But a rate increase remains very much on the table.

German Car Makers Shift Gears as China Slows

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At BMW’s annual results presentation in March, former Chief Executive Norbert Reithofer warned of a coming slowdown in China. These days his prediction seems optimistic.

It's Time to Profit from Tiffany's Pain

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Tiffany is exposed to the strong dollar and the fluctuations of the global economy. But much of that may be priced in.

Baha Mar Files Restructuring Plan in U.S. Court

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Baha Mar Ltd. has filed a plan outlining the way the $3.5 billion stalled resort project in the Bahamas hopes to restructure in chapter 11 ahead of a hearing Friday to dismiss its U.S. bankruptcy case.

New Orleans's Uneven Revival in Decade After Katrina

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Residents and tourists have returned to New Orleans in the decade since Hurricane Katrina, but the city’s economy remains skewed toward low-wage jobs.

Tiffany Reports Profit Decline

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Tiffany reported a 15% drop in profits for its latest quarter and slashed its earnings outlook for the year, as a strong dollar and weak tourism continued to dent sales.

Absolut Drag: Pernod Writes Down Its Vodka

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Pernod Ricard took a hefty write-down on its struggling Absolut vodka brand, leading to a 15% drop in fiscal full-year profit.

Let the Bad Times Roll for Dollar General

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Dollar General shares are on sale after the stock-market rout, despite being a relative beneficiary of a possible economic slowdown.

Pending Home Sales Index Rises

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The National Association of Realtors said its pending home sales index rose 0.5% in July from the previous month.

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall as Labor Market Remains Strong

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The number of Americans seeking first-time unemployment benefits fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains healthy.

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