More workers quitting old jobs for better pay at new ones
The numbers: The number of job openings in the U.S. climbed to a record 6.94 million in July in a clear sign that a booming economy is entering the second half of the year with a big dollop of momentum.
Trade worries simmer
U.S. stocks shrugged off a wobbly start to close higher Tuesday, with the Dow climbing by triple digits, as energy and telecommunications rallied. However, trade worries were simmering below the surface as investors continued to watch the situation between the U.S. and China
Critical information for the U.S. trading day
Play it again, Tim Cook.
Apple AAPL, +0.50% just might pull yet another rabbit from the hat at its big iPhone launch event today. The company’s shares are in the green in premarket action, helping stock-index futures edge higher.
Hopes for Brexit deal continue to grow, but British utility company SSE among the session’s big losers
Europe’s main stock benchmark climbed Wednesday, as analysts said the region’s bourses were following the U.S. equity market’s lead.
Away from all the drama surrounding Elon Musk and his Twitter account, Bernstein says Model 3 production on track
Tesla Inc. shares got a shot in the arm Monday after Wall Street analyst notes that suggested the recent selloff might be a chance to own the stock at a discount.
It has its perks
For some people, the middle seat isn’t a curse to avoid, but a perk to covet.
Ralphiee Esperas, a 30-year-old Phoenix resident who works in marketing, says his love affair with middle seats started a couple of years ago on a flight from Phoenix to Iowa, when he found himself in the middle seat on an evening flight. After striking up a conversation with the woman on his right, whom he recalls as being in her 60s, he offered to buy her a drink.
Domestic stocks get a boost in Japan, handing Nikkei a gain
Asian stock markets largely fell Tuesday, with the downdraft pushing Hong Kong into a bear market.
The region mostly slumped, with only Japan breaking the pattern, even after the S&P 500 SPX, +0.19% and Nasdaq COMP, +0.27% snapped a four-session losing streak and the White House announced a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was in the works.
Amer Sports Oyj surges on deal talk
European stocks struggled for traction on Tuesday, with weakness notable for the FTSE 100 as Brexit-deal hopes continued to push the British pound higher.
What are markets doing?
The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.28% was flat at 375.66, after a gain of 0.4% on Monday. The index dropped 2.2% last week, and is down nearly 3.5% year-to-date.
After taking top model to $1,000 minimum last year, will Apple go higher again on new models?
As Apple Inc.’s event approaches, there is a general consensus on how many iPhones Apple will introduce, the features they will have and the other gadgets that will get an update.
The new app could boost the number of students who get aid
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is notoriously difficult. With over 100 questions about detailed family financial history, it has consistently low completion rates. In fact, only three out of five high-school seniors complete the application and one out of seven students eligible for financial aid, who enroll in college, do not complete the application. Completion rates haven’t gotten much better with time either. In 2017, 60.6% of graduates completed the form and in 2018, 60.9% of graduates completed the form, a disappointingly low improvement percentage.