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CEO Loss Forces Intel to Face Its Future
Thursday June 21st, 2018 08:52:11 PM
The surprise resignation of Intel’s CEO means the chip maker needs to deal with longer-term challenges now.

Beijing Paddles Hard as a Bear Market Threatens
Friday June 22nd, 2018 10:03:52 AM
Chinese stocks are down nearly 20% from their most recent high. Beijing has to balance its desire for market stability with a need to keep up the impression of calm.

For Investors, Europe is Back to Muddling Through
Friday June 22nd, 2018 07:59:35 AM
Confidence can more easily be lost than won. After 2017’s strong growth and political calm brought hopes that Europe was finally turning a post-crisis page, 2018 is back to unfinished business.

Kroger Spends Money to Make Money
Thursday June 21st, 2018 11:59:32 AM
U.S. grocery giant Kroger is investing in meal kits, online delivery and more to keep up with consumer trends.

Come Back for Seconds at Olive Garden Parent
Thursday June 21st, 2018 12:03:40 PM
Darden Restaurants has had a successful turnaround, but its shares remain attractive in an industry that has some positive economic tailwinds.

Japan's Yen: A Currency for All Seasons?
Thursday June 21st, 2018 05:49:57 AM
It’s been a stormy 2018 for markets, with volatility returning, trade tensions ratcheting higher and global growth proving less solid than expected. Investors looking for the financial equivalent of all-weather gear might find it in the Japanese yen.

Beauty Stocks' Rise Is Looking Increasingly Cosmetic
Thursday June 21st, 2018 09:13:43 AM
Chinese shoppers have boosted the likes of Estée Lauder and Shiseido, but investors should remember fashions can be fickle.

Why Disney Can Afford to Pay More for Fox
Wednesday June 20th, 2018 12:31:38 PM
Disney’s blockbuster track record, along with some unique quirks of comic book history, explain why it can top Comcast’s bid for 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets.

Why Home Prices Have Nowhere to Go But Up
Wednesday June 20th, 2018 09:40:51 PM
There are a lot of people who would like to buy a house, and plenty of them can afford to. Finding a house to buy? That is another issue.