These are Wall Street’s top dividend stock picks for 2020

2019-12-13

U.S. stocks with attractive dividend yields have performed very well this year, for obvious reasons: Interest rates have declined at home and investors in Europe and Japan — where government and central-bank policies have pushed bond yields well into the negative — are desperate to find investments that will giveRead More →

Asian markets tumble, following Wall Street’s lead

2019-08-05

Asian stock markets tumbled in early trading Tuesday, following Wall Street’s worst day of the year as trade tensions between the U.S. and China grew even worse. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -2.03%   sank 1.9%, while South Korea’s Kospi 180721, -0.62%   fell 1% and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, -2.49%  Read More →

Asian markets mixed after Wall Street’s record highs

2019-07-03

Asian markets were mixed Thursday, following record closing highs for U.S. stocks in a shortened trading day. The rally follows a slight easing of trade tensions between the U.S. and China after they agreed to refrain from new tariffs pending a new round of negotiations. That has relieved some pressureRead More →

Asian markets fall, following Wall Street’s lead

2019-05-28

Asian markets fell in early trading Wednesday, following losses on Wall Street as the trade war between the U.S. and China showed no signs of thawing. With a lull in economic releases closer to home, investors digested President Donald Trump’s comments that the country was “not ready” for a tradeRead More →

Asian markets pull back, following Wall Street’s lead

2019-02-21

Asian shares were mostly lower Friday after a slide on Wall Street as investors nervously watched the U.S.-China trade talks in Washington. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, -0.27%   slipped 0.3% in morning trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, +0.43%   gained 0.4% while South Korea’s Kospi SEU, -0.30%   fellRead More →