Financials may not be the big player it once was, but this sector is still hugely important when it comes to a healthy economy – and a healthy portfolio.
List of Financials News
Putin urges compliance with safety rules after mine blast
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned officials to strictly observe industrial safety regulations in the wake of last...
Wall Street balks as Fed signals party's ending, but is it?
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve's job, its longest-serving chairman once said, is to “take away the punch bowl just as the party gets going,”...
US long-term mortgage rates relatively flat this week
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The average interest rate for long-term mortgages in the U.S. remained flat this week, following the Federal Reserve...
Island turns into open-air lab for tech-savvy volcanologists
LAS MANCHAS, Canary Islands (AP) — They come with eagle-eyed drones and high-precision instruments. Aided by satellites, they analyze gas emissions...
Christmas tree buyers face reduced supplies, higher prices
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Even Christmas trees aren’t immune to the pandemic-induced shortages and inflation plaguing the economy.
Asian markets mixed after Wall St decline, virus unease
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after a turbulent day on Wall Street as traders tried to forecast the impact of the...
California water districts to get 0% of requested supplies
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Water agencies in drought-stricken California that serve 27 million residents and 750,000 acres of farmland won’t get any...
Fed survey finds supply-chain shortages boosting inflation
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many parts of the country were hit by supply chain disruptions and labor shortages in November, the Federal Reserve reported...
WHO nations launch steps toward deal to fight pandemics
GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization hailing a key step by its member states on Wednesday to launch work toward an international...
Visa CEO: COVID caused permanent shift to digital payments
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Al Kelly believes there has been a permanent shift in how consumers worldwide pay for goods and services. His 91-year-old...
Capital One drops all overdraft fees, latest bank to do so
NEW YORK (AP) — Capital One said Wednesday that will get rid of all overdraft fees, the latest bank to do so this year and one of the largest...
Should You Bank With Your Brokerage?
If you’ve invested with a brokerage firm in recent years, you may have noticed that your brokerage offers a product called a cash management...
'Buy now, pay later' catches on just in time for holidays
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As Americans shop for the holidays, they will likely see a swarm of offers to get their gifts now but pay for them later in...
Asian shares mostly rise despite mounting omicron worries
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday amid nervous trading due to worries over the newest coronavirus variant.
Oil pipeline planned even as California moves away from gas
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposal to replace an oil pipeline that was shut down in 2015 after causing California's worst coastal spill in 25 years is...
California now limits medical parole to those on ventilators
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from...