The U.S. will likely emerge the winner in a "cold currency war" that is heating up, an expert said.Currenciesread more
The Iranian Intelligence Ministry held a briefing on Monday where they announced the alleged spies were Iranian citizens but trained by the CIA.World Newsread more
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Tariffs are the only instrument left for addressing China's systematic and excessive surpluses on its U.S. trades, writes Michael Ivanovitch.US Economyread more
Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet, a collective $2.3 trillion in market cap, are reporting in the coming week. Here's what to watch.Trading Nationread more
The U.K. will find out who its next prime minister will be this week as voting within the U.K.'s ruling Conservative Party comes to a close.Europe Politicsread more
A settlement could reportedly come as soon as Monday.Technologyread more
In its latest attempt to build market credibility, China on Monday launched the Science and Technology Innovation Board, or "STAR Market," on which 25 companies were listed.China Economyread more
When Cathy Hsu and Tony Hsieh wanted to build an English language app for Chinese children, they decided to follow Facebook and Google's lead.Start-upsread more
Stocks in Asia were lower on Monday, as shares on a new Nasdaq-style technology board on the Shanghai Stock Exchange skyrocketed on their debut day.Asia Marketsread more
U.S. government debt yields rose on Friday as investors digested a new batch of economic data.
At 3:54 p.m. ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was higher at around 2.766 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also higher at 3.135 percent. Friday's moves cap a 10-basis-point weekly rise for the 10-year yield.
The Institute for Supply Management released data showing U.S. manufacturing activity expanded at its slowest pace since November 2016. Meanwhile, the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index came in below expectations for February.
U.S. personal income fell for the first time in more than three years in January, according to a report by the Commerce Department. The government said on Friday personal income slipped 0.1 percent in January. That was the first decline since November 2015 and followed a 1.0 percent jump in December.
The department added that income was weighed down by declines in dividends, farm proprietors' and interest income. Wages increased 0.3 percent in January after rising 0.5 percent in December.