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Fed Turns Towards Amazon's Finance Plans

Fed Turns Towards Amazon's Finance Plans

American banks have long been wary of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and a number of other technology behemoths who desperately want to enter the finance train. If one goes by the latest news, the Federal Reserve has also expressed interest in the ..

Stock Market Threat May Already be Present

Stock Market Threat May Already be Present

The predictable market may not persist for much longer. It is now a surety that the easy monetary policy adopted by the Federal Reserve could be on its way out. There is another threat as well- the copious US Treasury's supply may push up bond y..

Greenspan Says the US is in a Stock Market Bubble

Greenspan Says the US is in a Stock Market Bubble

Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, said that there exists two bubbles- the bond market bubble and the stock market bubble. He warned that the bond market bubble, although benign in the short-term, could turn fatal for the US..

Holiday Debt Adds to the Sky-Rocketing Balances of Credit Cards

Holiday Debt Adds to the Sky-Rocketing Balances of Credit Cards

Retailers have reported strong sales during the holiday season and several customers admit that they have used their credit cards for funding purchases. Now it seems like 2018 might witness credit card mortgage crossing $1 trillion.According to Jill..

Stock Market In 2018 To Be Unaffected By Rate Hikes

Stock Market In 2018 To Be Unaffected By Rate Hikes

The United States Federal Reserve has increased the rate of interest on December 13. More increases are to be expected in 2018. Experts surmise that the interest rate will rise by three times in the coming year. These hikes could affect the stock ma..

Asian Markets Close Lower to Match the US Dips

Asian Markets Close Lower to Match the US Dips

The majority of the Asian markets dipped on November 30, with the stabilization of oil prices post dip in the last session. Technology stocks went south after the US shares in this sector got sold off on November 29. Regional investors also took int..

U.S. Stocks Hit Record Highs

U.S. Stocks Hit Record Highs

U.S. stocks traded higher on Monday and hit new record highs as investors are waiting for the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week.All three major indexes hit new record highs. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.45 percent or 76.84 ..