Marketwatch : Financial (45)

In One Chart: The unexpected benefit of renting an older apartment

Pre-war buildings don't just offer stunning architecture — renters can find significant savings, too.

Market Extra: Here's what investors will be watching when Draghi, Yellen speak at Jackson Hole

Investors are watching closely for policy indications at the annual central banker meeting at Jackson Hole, Wyo., but they might wind up disappointed.

Asia Markets: Asian markets gain despite Jackson Hole uncertainties

Global stocks kept rising and investors added to risk positions despite uncertainties about what could emerge from a central banking conclave in Jackson Hole, Wyo., which begins Thursday.

The Wall Street Journal: Uber gets knocked down a peg by top mutual funds

Four mutual-fund companies have marked down their investments in Uber Technologies Inc. by as much as 15%, the first such price cuts that suggest these investors are souring on the ride-hailing giant following a scandal-ridden year.

Metals Stocks: Gold struggles to reclaim $1,300 despite safe-haven underpinnings

Gold prices retreat as sustained trading above the closely watched $1,300 level remains elusive despite the metal's highest finish in nearly three months to start the week.

Bayer-Monsanto merger faces in-depth EU probe

BRUSSELS-- Bayer AG and Monsanto Co. face an in-depth investigation by the European Union into their roughly $57 billion merger over concerns that it could lead to higher prices and fewer options for consumers in markets including pesticides and seeds, throwing into doubt the companies' plan to ...

The Tell: 'Misguided euphoria in complacency' may be this fragile stock market's biggest threat

The greatest threat to the bull market, running into its ninth year, isn't that valuations are too lofty but instead this period of low volatility and complacency, which statistically should revert to its normal roll and pitch, according to Michael Gayed, portfolio manager at Pension Partners LLC.

Earnings Outlook: Salesforce earnings: Looking to e-commerce, AI for growth as Dreamforce approaches

Salesforce.com Inc. went on a buying spree last year, and the resulting products should be on full display this week ahead of the cloud-software pioneer's big annual party.

35% of Americans are making this easily avoidable money mistake

Here's one really good reason to check your bank statements.

Americans can learn from Jerry Lewis and his refusal to retire in his 90s

Lewis, who died on Sunday aged 91, was asked if he ever thought about retiring. 'Why?' he replied.

Asia Markets: Singapore ends 5-day slump, leads Asian-market gains

Equity markets found firmer footing in the Asia-Pacific region early Tuesday, with stocks in Singapore leading gains following five straight sessions of declines.

Robert Powell: How to get the most out of your benefits in 2018

Time to start thinking about open enrollment.

The Margin: What time is the solar eclipse? And what should you look for?

Here are some times that folks can expect to begin to see the eclipse in all of its celestial glory

Currencies: Dollar dips after data, while investors await cues from Jackson Hole Fed gathering

The U.S. dollar slides lower as investors train their attention on political tensions, including a refocus on drama in the Korean Peninsula, and positioning ahead of a symposium of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

What time is the $650 million Powerball drawing?

The drawing for this week's estimated $650 million Powerball jackpot will take place at 10.59 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.

Need to Know: Ron Paul sees stocks chopped in half within a year — but he won't blame Trump

The libertarian and multiple campaigner for president has made headlines with his prediction that the stock market could plunge 25% by October. Let's just say not much in the way of positive news has come along to change his views.

Market Snapshot: Stock market inches lower, on track for third straight decline

U.S. stock-market indexes turn lower in early trade Monday, extending declines from last week, as investors remain cautious amid geopolitical tensions and ongoing domestic political turmoil.

Asia Markets: Australia, Japan lead Asian market decliners

Stocks started the week modestly lower in Asia, following some sizable declines worldwide at the end of last week.

What we can all learn from Jerry Lewis and his refusal to retire in his 90s

Lewis, who died on Sunday aged 91, was asked if he ever thought about retiring. 'Why?' he replied.

B&G Foods to buy cookie, granola bar brands

B&G Foods Inc. has struck a deal to buy SnackWell's cookies and Back to Nature granola bars for $162.5 million, adding to its stable of older brands that have faltered as eating habits change. Chief Executive Bob Cantwell said acquiring SnackWell's low-fat products and Back to Nature's bars from ...

This is the one stock to buy if the stock market crashes

The company's stock is much cheaper than Amazon, and the company itself has better growth prospects and a better business model, says Nigam Arora.

Market Extra: This market leader was the most-purchased stock by hedge funds last quarter

Hedge-fund managers continue to sink their teeth into FAANG stocks.

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: Wells Fargo and its auditor | The back-pain racket | Going back to the movies

Here are MarketWatch articles to read this weekend.

Market Extra: Want to fight climate change? Don't invest in Tesla

Climate change is almost unanimously considered one of the gravest threats facing humanity, with the worst-case scenarios representing massive environmental destruction. Investors hoping to combat it with their portfolio allocations can, but one famous environmentally-focused company may actually be ...

The Wall Street Journal: Some states are trying to help residents get access to retirement plans

Oregon this summer became the first state to start requiring employers that don't offer a retirement plan of their own to give employees access to a state-run plan.

This is the one stock to buy if the market crashes

The company's stock is much cheaper than Amazon, and the company itself has better growth prospects and a better business model, says Nigam Arora.

Metals Stocks: Gold retakes $1,300 level for first time in 9 months

Gold futures on Friday look set to post its third straight daily gain as precious metals drew haven demand, sparked by a selloff in a global equities, a terrorist attack in Barcelona and concerns about President Donald Trump's pro-business agenda.

Jeff Reeves's Strength in Numbers: 5 underloved stocks worth your attention

Look past what's popular and focus on these hidden gems.

Asia Markets: Asian tech stocks jump, but broad gauges end mixed

Equities extended this week's gains a bit further early Thursday as minutes of the Federal Reserve's meeting revealed a deeper-than-expected divide on the timing of the next interest rate increase.

Next Avenue: This is how much fees are hurting your retirement

A personal finance professor shows how much expenses can sock you, and how you can boost your savings.

Grow: Make life easier by putting these 5 things on autopilot

Five tasks you can automate to help you save money and time.

NerdWallet: Start protecting yourself from mobile banking hackers

As millions more consumers move to mobile banking, more hackers will target financial apps.

Outside the Box: What you can do now if you regret your college major

More than half of adults would change one education decision — whether it's their degree, institution, or college major.

Asia Markets: Asian stocks broadly bounce higher on tech gains

Equities extended this week's gains a bit further early Thursday as minutes of the Federal Reserve's meeting revealed a deeper-than-expected divide on the timing of the next interest rate increase.

Here are all the companies stopping white supremacist groups from making money

It's getting increasingly difficult for hate groups to fundraise

Key Words: Cloudflare CEO drops neo-Nazi site, then explains why that was dangerous

Cloudflare Inc., an internet security company, cut ties with the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer on Wednesday, even though the company's chief executive said it was a dangerous' decision.

The Margin: Barack Obama tweet's just became the most 'liked' in Twitter's history

Former President Barack Obama has made history again, it appears. This time his mark has been made in the Twitter universe, on the back of a message and photo that he posted Sunday in response to the weekend's violent and racially charged protests in Charlottesville, Va.

The Moneyologist: My late partner left me with survivorship rights — but her son refuses to sell and wants me to pay rent

This man fears a costly legal battle to live in the home they once shared.

The most livable city in the world is a long way from the U.S.

Civil unrest and terrorism over the last year have hurt the score of many cities.

Market Extra: The pound is 'extremely undervalued' right now, according to UBS

With the pound falling to a seven-year low against the euro this week, sterling's journey south against the euro is probably closer to the end than the beginning,' UBS says.

London Markets: U.K. stocks on course for 3rd straight gain before June jobs data

U.K. stocks climbed Wednesday, with BHP Billiton's gain helping to guide the market toward a third consecutive advance, while investors waited for monthly data on British wages and unemployment.

Akzo strikes agreement with Elliott after dispute

Akzo Nobel NV on Wednesday said it has reached an agreement with Elliott Management Corp., following a monthslong standoff during which the activist investor called for changes at the Dutch chemicals company after a failed $27.6 billion bid from PPG Industries Inc.

Prudential sells U.S. broker-dealer network

Prudential Plc. PUK said Wednesday that it has received all necessary regulatory approvals for the sale of its U.S. independent broker-dealer network to LPL Financial LLC. The initial consideration of the deal is US$325 million and could rise up to US$448 million subject to certain ...

Elliott Management increases stake in BHP Billiton

MELBOURNE, Australia--Elliott Management Corp. Wednesday said it has increased its holding in BHP Billiton Ltd. and signalled it backs the incoming chairman to act on the sweeping changes it has been seeking.

One major way U.S. credit card debt is getting worse

American debt continues to rise, according to the New York Federal Reserve