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European Stocks Tick Lower On Fresh Strain to U.K. Ties

European stocks drifted down after a top U.K. government official warned that the country may no longer be aligned with European Union rules and regulations after Brexit....

Oil Rises on Libyan, Iraqi Supply Disruption

Oil prices rallied as a rebel group in Libya blocked a significant portion of the North African country’s crude exports and an Iraqi 70,000-barrel-a-day facility was forced to shut over the weekend...

Chinese Drugmakers' Shares Surge, Travel Stocks Fall as Virus Outbreak Worsens

A widening outbreak of a mysterious pneumonia-like virus helped propel shares of some Chinese drugmakers to multiyear highs, while travel stocks fell, as investors made bets on the potential econom...

Europe's Cheap Debt Draws Record Borrowing by U.S. Companies

U.S. blue-chip companies raised an unprecedented sum in eurozone debt markets last year, reflecting the region’s ultralow interest rates and global investors’ thirst for securities issued by highly...

How to Invest in China's Perilous Demographics

Aging and shrinking populations are bad news for productivity and economic growth, but may be good for owners of government bonds....

Cash, Plastic or Hand? Amazon Envisions Paying With a Wave

The tech giant is creating checkout terminals that could be placed in stores and allow shoppers to link their card information to their hands....

Global Banks Rush Back Into Repo Markets

Increased dependence on short-term market funding comes as growth among the main shadow-banking funding sources has slowed....

Streaming War's Battle Lines Still Being Drawn

Questions around sustainability and subscribers of streaming services are unlikely to be answered even by the end of this year....

Loss of Contracts Sinks Apollo's Defense Bet

The spike in Mideast tensions may have come too late for Constellis Group, the defense contractor owned by Apollo Global with roots in the Blackwater mercenary training firm....

Replacing the Wisdom of Crowds With the Wisdom of Fink

The pledge last week by BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to push clients toward ESG investing highlights a risk: that markets are shifting from harnessing the wisdom of crowds to the wisdom of a handful of...