It’s safe to say that mortgage rates have never been lower in Denmark. In fact, they’re now negative. Denmark’s Jyske Bank JYSKY, -20.24%, is now offering a 10-year fixed-rate mortgage at negative 0.5%. Additionally, Finland-based Nordea Bank announced Wednesday that it will offer a 20-year fixed-rate mortgage in Denmark thatRead More →

Capital One Financial Corp. announced late Monday that more than 100 million people had their personal information hacked. The hacker got information including credit scores and balances, plus the Social Security numbers of about 140,000 customers and 80,000 bank-account numbers from credit-card customers, the bank said. It will offer freeRead More →

The Federal Reserve is charged by Congress to accomplish full employment and stable prices. For economists, these objectives pose a tradeoff, and the Fed targets 2% inflation as a compromise. All this is premised on economic theories rendered obsolete by the globalization of many goods and services markets, capital mobility, and resulting wageRead More →

© Reuters. Woodford Patient Capital shares fall 1.7% LONDON (Reuters) – Shares in Woodford Patient Capital Trust (WPCT), Woodford Investment Management’s only listed fund, fell 1.7% at the open on Wednesday after the Financial Times reported it may drop Neil Woodford as manager. Woodford Investment Management suspended its flagship 3.7Read More →

Slack Technologies Inc. is looking for a better direct-listing fate than Spotify Technology SA. The music-streaming service reminded tech unicorns late last year that companies don’t have to issue new shares or raise money through a traditional offering if they wish to go public, and now Slack is following inRead More →