With so many conflicting signals about markets, the economy in the U.S. and abroad, the impact of the China-U.S. trade war, and more, what’s an investor to think? Through all the noise, there’s one measure that bears watching. Even investors who don’t trade currencies should pay attention to the strengthRead More →

© Reuters. Starboard drops Dollar Tree board challenge (Reuters) – Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it was withdrawing its nominations for directors at Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:) Inc’s board, saying that it was pleased with the company’s decision to test multiple price points at its stores. Starboard inRead More →

The U.S. dollar weakened slightly across the board in Friday trading, reversing a move higher the previous day that had snapped a four-day losing streak and leaving a closely followed index on track for a weekly loss. A popular gauge for the greenback headed lower after many mixed U.S. economicRead More →

The U.S. dollar showed little reaction to a highly anticipated retail sales report for January on Monday, hovering just in the green. U.S. retail sales rose by 0.2% in January, while the December reading of -1.2% was revised to -1.6%. January figures excluding cars and excluding cars and gas, roseRead More →