Workers should see some strong upward pressure on their paychecks coming. The only problem is it won't be for another four years. And if it doesn't materialize it could be a disaster.
Pension fund managers across the country have been underperforming the market and charging hefty fees to do so. That's helped widen the gap between what retirees are owed and what local governments have in their coffers.
Debt around the globe rose to its highest level ever in the first quarter, rising at a pace analysts called "cause for concern."
It was the first time the asset class has shown outflows for two straight months in debt and equities since the great financial crisis in 2008.
Mexico's historic landslide victory for Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador could be a big loss for the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Mexican peso.
Business confidence has been hurt by the prospect of a global trade war, but a couple major tailwinds are helping the United States stave off a crash ... for now.
Hailed as the feel-good, turnaround story of our lifetimes by investors just two years ago, Argentina is now facing waning investor sentiment and a possible recession.
“It’s never right against wrong, good against evil. The issues are always right against right," Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said.
"If you roll this out over the next year, year and a half, someone’s going to have to blink, and it might have to be the United States."
The largest all-cash bid in history may not be enough for Comcast to acquire Fox, analysts say. They expect Disney can and will offer more.
Analysts say that the Fed's intervention and the development of technologies like Amazon.com have made trying to read the market nearly impossible.
A new show will offer everyday investors the opportunity to invest in a company that is selling $100 per bottle water made from Nordic icebergs. But should they?
This cuts year-to-date portfolio flows to the asset class to around $46 billion, well below the $134 billion of inflows during the same period in 2017.
President Trump's tweet about the U.S. jobs report, hours before it was released, gave a tip to the market.
Video games are starting to drive returns in the hundreds of billions of dollars and investors are starting to look outside the U.S. to get a piece of the action.
If history is any guide, stock investors should not be afraid of the signals coming from the bond market, UBS strategists say. At least, not yet.
As the U.S. Treasury yield curve gets flatter, many see a recession starting to appear. The question seems to be when rather than if it will happen.
It wasn't nationalization or a redistribution of wealth that produced Venezuela's ongoing national nightmare, but poor decision making and egregious financial mismanagement.
The economic and political crisis that has gripped Venezuela has played a big part in the rise of oil prices to recent highs and there's no sign of relief on the way.