Gold prices swung between small gains and losses Monday after closing at their lowest level since July last week.
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Government bonds strengthened to open a week that contains major central bank meetings around the world. The yield on 10-year Treasury notes fell to 2.367% in early trading.
Mattel warned of another gloomy holiday season as key brands continue to struggle and toy retailers tighten the amount of inventory they’re willing to buy upfront.
Voleon is among funds deploying machine learning, a technology in which computers develop trading strategies. It’s harder than it sounds, given that markets are noisy and clients often want a better understanding of how their money is being invested.
After a strong increase in October, an index that measures U.S. employment fell in November.
Financial-technology startup Affirm Inc. said Monday that it raised $200 million in new equity as it battles larger players getting into its core business of lending to consumers for retail purchases.
Corning agreed to buy almost all of 3M’s optical fiber and copper cable business for $900 million.
Treasury Department said the Republican economic agenda would generate enough economic growth to pay for the tax cuts being considered by Congress, using growth assumptions exceeding the official congressional estimates.
Ex-employees of Gawker.com’s defunct publisher are raising money through a crowdfunding campaign in a bid to purchase the blog out of bankruptcy and relaunch the website.
Xerox said that former Icahn Capital Managing Director Jonathan Christodoro resigned from its board so that investor Carl Icahn’s organization could nominate four directors at Xerox’s annual meeting in 2018.
Verizon Communications will no longer have the exclusive mobile rights to distribute the games to its wireless customers, but the $2 billion deal will expand the partnership to Verizon-owned platforms like Yahoo Sports.
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Office rents on Midtown Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue are living up to the street’s pricey reputation, according to a new ranking of the nation’s most expensive office strips.
With rules governing internet services set to be rolled back, service providers and their detractors are envisioning new models that could translate into a wider range of fees—both lower and higher.
Department stores and other retailers have a gift or two for discount-weary holiday shoppers: they have been scaling back overlapping promotions and making price reductions easier for customers to understand.
A little-discussed provision in the Senate tax bill may lead to a higher tax bill for millions of small investors and could cause many to unload stocks before year-end to avoid those costs.
Emerging markets, long vulnerable to the whims of central banks in the developed world, now seem to be more Fed-proof than ever, as they are enjoying what some analysts call a “Goldilocks” moment.
The Senate’s proposed tax change could also hurt digital wealth advisers who rely on algorithms to make investment decisions for investors.
HSBC is to be released from a controversial agreement that let it avoid U.S. criminal charges in 2012, after it was judged to have sufficiently improved its systems to keep out financial criminals.