Finance

Sustainable fund? Index fund? More investors choose both

Sustainable investing is nothing new, but now that index funds are getting into the game the industry's growth is set to accelerate

Gulf tanker incidents may raise shippers' costs, cut traffic

Seizures of oil tankers near Iran could raise insurance rates for shipping companies and eventually reduce tanker traffic, according to energy and security experts

As housing market wavers, brokers strategize to get buyers

Real estate agents have developed new strategies as they contend with a housing market that still hasn't fully recovered from the crash that began in 2006

The Latest: Gulf incidents rattle shipping…

Energy experts say recent seizures and attacks aimed at oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz will raise insurance rates for shipping companies and, if unchecked, could reduce tanker traffic in the vital waterway

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Do you need a Roth 401(K)?

Understanding the latest offering in your 401(k): the Roth 401(k)

Penney: We haven't hired advisers for in-court…

J.C. Penney says it hasn't hired any advisers for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy

Used luxury or fully-loaded new car? Edmunds weighs both

Edmunds examines the pros and cons of buying a used luxury vehicle versus a new non-luxury one for the same price

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks pulled further back from their records on Friday to cap the weakest week for the S&P 500 since May

Microsoft and Gannett rise while American Express falls

Microsoft and Gannett rise while American Express falls

Markets Right Now: Stocks give up an early gain, close lower

Stocks gave up an early gain and are closing broadly lower, giving the market its first weekly decline after two weeks of gains.

American Express 2Q profits rise 9%, beating expectations

American Express 2Q profits rise by 9%, as more consumers are willing to borrow and keep a balance on credit card

American Express 2Q profit jumps 8%

American Express churns on earns in 2Q, but sticks to profit outlook for 2019

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China calls on US to 'correct' Iran sanctions

China calls on Washington to 'correct' sanctions imposed on Chinese companies accused of helping Iran acquire materials for nuclear program

Corvette goes mid-engine for first time to raise…

Engine moved from front to middle, changing the look and raising performance of the new Chevy Corvette

Boeing to take a $4.9 billion charge over…

The grounding of its 737 Max plane will cause Boeing to take a $4.9 billion charge and will cut $5.6 billion from the company's pre-tax income

Chewy rides on post-IPO high

Chewy offers rosy sales outlook after delivering 1Q results in line with Wall Street expectations

Report: Newspaper chains Gannett, GateHouse in merger talks

Two of the country's largest newspaper companies are in "advanced talks" to combine, according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unidentified people familiar with the matter

Southwest cancellations will rise due to grounded Boeing jet

Southwest takes the grounded Boeing 737 Max out of its schedule for another month, until early November

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks shook off early losses and closed mostly higher on Wall Street as technology and bank stocks rallied

Netflix, United Rentals fall while Union Pacific, eBay rise

Netflix, United Rentals fall while Union Pacific, eBay rise

Markets Right Now: Stocks shake off early loss, end higher

Stocks shook off early losses and closed mostly higher on Wall Street as technology and bank stocks rallied.

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A glance at US mortgage rates: 30-year loan rises to 3.81%

A glance at US mortgage rates: 30-year average loan rises to 3.81%

US average long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year…

U.S. long-term mortgage rates up this week, with the average rate on the key 30-year mortgage now at 3.81%

Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

Toys R Us to make a small comeback with 2 stores by holiday shopping season