Stan’s Recent Stories
Economy Nov 25Charles Schwab’s purchase of TD Ameritrade would create asset management giant
The tie-up creates a company so big, however, that it may draw scrutiny from antitrust regulators.
Economy Aug 14Dow slumps 800 points as bond yield spooks investors
The yield on the closely watched 10-year Treasury fell so low Wednesday that, for the first time since 2007, it briefly crossed a threshold that has correctly predicted many past recessions.
Economy Aug 05Stocks plunge on Wall Street over escalating trade war
The escalations in the trade war between the world's largest economies are rattling investors already unnerved about a slowing global economy, falling U.S. corporate profits and possibly too-weak inflation.
Economy May 09Stocks tumble around world as U.S.-China trade deadline approaches
Tensions between the world's two largest economies are dragging down stocks from Mumbai to Milan as a deadline of 12:01 a.m. Eastern time Friday approaches, when the U.S. said it would impose more tariffs on Chinese goods.
Economy Apr 23The stock market just hit a record high. What’s changed since December’s low?
Stock investors had to go on a harrowing round trip over the last seven months, but the market may be in a healthier place after it.
Economy Mar 21Who benefits from the Fed’s decision not to raise interest rates
Borrowers, homeowners and investors could all benefit from the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates steady for the foreseeable future.
Economy Dec 14Business debt swells to $9 trillion, worrying investors
U.S. corporate debt has grown by nearly two-thirds since 2008, as companies continue to borrow at super-low interest rates.
Economy Oct 10Dow industrials sink 831 points as tech stocks plunge
Although the losses were widespread, stocks that have been the biggest winners on the market, including technology companies and retailers, suffered steep declines. Apple and Amazon both had their worst day in two and a half years.
Nation Apr 30Sprint, T-Mobile try to sell antitrust regulators on $26.5 billion deal
To gain approval for their $26.5 billion merger agreement, T-Mobile and Sprint aim to convince antitrust regulators that there is plenty of competition for wireless service beyond Verizon and AT&T.