Market News
Asia Markets: Australian market slumps after OPEC decision
Energy stocks pull Australia’s market sharply lower early in the day after the world’s biggest oil-producing nations reject calls to cut their output, sending crude prices into a tailspin.
11/28/2014 12:10:25am
Movers & Shakers: Wal-Mart, Amazon, other retailers in focus on Black Friday
Holiday shopping promises to get into full swing on Black Friday, so retailers’ stocks could make notable moves in Friday’s abbreviated, postholiday session.
11/28/2014 12:01:54am
The Wall Street Journal: China close to launching bank deposit insurance
China is getting close to launching a long-anticipated deposit-insurance system, a landmark overhaul that would inject greater risk into the banking sector and pave the way for eventually allowing banks to freely compete for depositors.
11/27/2014 11:30:41pm
NewsWatch: Oil sinks below $68 as OPEC keeps output target unchanged
Crude oil prices sink to a four-and-a-half year low on Thursday, on news that OPEC has kept its production levels unchanged.
11/27/2014 05:00:07pm
Slide Show: Here’s 7 topics not to broach during Thanksgiving dinner
Consider yourself forewarned. If you wanna have an argument-free Thanksgiving meal, don’t try to debate the importance of Taylor Swift in the music biz or the merits of allegations being leveled against comedian Bill Cosby.
11/27/2014 04:35:33pm
Starbucks goes into the precious metals business
Starbucks is selling a $200 silver gift card aimed at fans of the chain “looking for a premium gift.”
11/27/2014 04:28:56pm
Wintry weather leaves thousands without power on Thanksgiving
A pre-Thanksgiving storm has wreaked havoc throughout the Eastern U.S., leaving hundreds of thousands without electricity.
11/27/2014 03:39:56pm
Hillary for hire: Clinton charges $300,000 for speeches
The former first lady, U.S. Senator and U.S. Secretary of State is taking in big bucks on the talk circuit.
11/27/2014 02:38:06pm
Is staying closed on Thanksgiving a sly marketing move?
For many retailers, the decision to remain closed on Thanksgiving is rooted in the idea of honoring the all-American holiday and letting employees enjoy time off with friends and family.
11/27/2014 01:09:19pm
London Markets: London oil stocks shoved lower as OPEC keeps production target
Oil stocks in London sold off Thursday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries decides not to cut its existing output target of 30 million barrels a day.
11/27/2014 12:45:20pm