Charles Schwab: Dollar likely to continue to weaken

2020-08-14

  Economists at Charles Schwab believe the dollar is in for a long decline for the following reasons: the Federal Reserve has shifted to a zero interest rate policy, U.S. economic growth will likely underperform other major economies due to the coronary virus, political uncertainty is rising, and the growingRead More →

Fed’s Kaplan worries economy’s recovery may be slowed if coronavirus health practices remain ‘uneven’

2020-06-14

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said Sunday health-care procedures to combat the coronavirus were just as important as government funding for the nascent economic recovery and, to date, these efforts to reduce coronavirus infections have been “uneven.” See full story. Asymptomatic transmission of coronavirus appears to beRead More →

Queen Elizabeth issues statement on Harry and Meghan: ‘We would have preferred them to remain full-time working members of the royal family’

2020-01-13

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth issued an unprecedented statement on the future of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. “Today my family had very constructive discussions on the future of my grandson and his family,” the queen wrote in a statement. “My family and I are entirely supportive of Harry and Meghan’s desireRead More →

Asian markets fall as Hong Kong tensions remain high

2019-08-12

Asian markets fell in early trading Tuesday as tensions in Hong Kong ratcheted up following protests Monday that shut down the city’s airport. Hong Kong’s airport struggled to reopen Tuesday, while protests continued, though at a smaller scale. While some flights resumed, many were canceled amid a backlog of flightsRead More →