The top U.S. intelligence official on Tuesday said he was skeptical that a new cyber U.S.-China cyber agreement would slow a growing torrent of cyber attacks on U.S. computer networks, and said his approach will be to "trust but verify."
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday unveiled sweeping proposals to simplify the tax code, slash the corporate tax rate and impose a one-time levy on the overseas earnings of U.S. companies.
Today’s insight includes a rate cut in Norway, more struggles for commodity currencies, a speech by Janet Yellen, and a meeting between the leaders of the world’s two largest economies. This is your Morning Market Report for Sept. 24, 2015.
Pope Francis and President Barack Obama are set to hold private talks at the White House on Wednesday before the pontiff parades through streets of Washington on the first full day of his first visit to the United States.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet U.S. tech titans and tour Boeing Co's biggest factory and Microsoft Corp's sprawling campus near Seattle this week as he kicks off a U.S. visit that also includes a black-tie state dinner at the White House hosted by President Barack Obama.
Estimize, the crowdsourced financial estimates platform, announced the launch its newest product, the Estimize Stock Screener, which offers users a real-time, comprehensive view of the market sentiment for more than 1,500 stocks, as well as the ability to filter for specific attributes.
Another 6.2% drop in the Shanghai composite helped drive oil and industrial metals to a six-year low, and only seemed to slow after China pumped 120 billion yuan worth of seven-day reverse repurchase agreements, or reverse repos, which are a short-term loans to commercial lenders in the money market.
Crude oil prices are still rising despite the fact that that Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart told the Wall Street Journal that the economy is ready for its first rate hike in September. Those comments drove the dollar index to its highest level since April putting downward pressure on most commodities, but not oil-- at least not yet.