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This Is the Best Big Oil Stock to Buy in 2018

Top Finance News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:05am

After a lackluster couple of years, the largest names in the oil and gas industry could be a good place to invest now.

Why State Marijuana Taxes Are Coming Down

Top Finance News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:06am

Debate over what was initially seen as a cash crop for state governments has led to policy changes.

2 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2018

Top Finance News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:00am

If you're looking for rock solid dividends, AbbVie and Amgen should be on your radar this year.

Is Altria Trying to Corner the E-Cig Market?

Top Finance News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:00am

Its latest investment in the cigarette alternative sector suggests it might have bigger plans.

Malaysian Opposition Picks Mahathir to Fight Najib

Top Finance News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 5:01am

Malaysia’s opposition named Mahathir Mohamad, 92, as candidate for prime minister in an election that must be held by August.

What does early 2018 have in store for Bitcoin?

Top Finance News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 4:44am

2017 saw itself out with the promise of a $20,000 Bitcoin, but then snatched it away, along with lots of new “investors” hoping for an early Christmas present. If Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, and others, can prove themselves during 2018, even newer investors may be enticed into the market to try their luck. Banks and other “classic” financial institutions are now accepting fintech, cryptocurrencies, and ICOs, much more earnestly.

Merkel Kicks Off Make-or-Break Bid for New German Government

Top Finance News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 4:23am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she’s hopeful that make-or-break talks to renew her governing alliance with the Social Democratic Party will succeed, while cautioning that much work is needed for ...

Here we go again! If we see another US Government shutdown, how will the markets react?

Top Finance News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 3:43am

As the rest of us start our Januarys breaking New Year resolutions, Trump and Congress face a hectic couple of weeks as they have up to January 19th to prevent a potential US Government shutdown.

China Dec fx reserves rise to $3.14 trln, highest since Sept 2016 - central bank

Top Finance News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 1:21am

China's foreign exchange reserves rose to their highest in more than a year in December and grew at a faster-than-expected pace, as tight regulations and a strong yuan continued to discourage capital outflows, data showed on Sunday. Notching up their 11th straight month of gains, reserves rose $20.2 billion in December to $3.14 trillion, the highest since September 2016 and the biggest monthly increase since July, central bank data showed on Sunday. Capital flight had been seen as a major risk for China at the start of 2017, but a combination of tighter capital controls and a faltering dollar helped the yuan stage a strong turnaround, bolstering confidence in the economy.

Titans rally from 21-3 hole, beat Chiefs 22-21 in playoffs

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 11:09pm

Marcus Mariota did everything he could to help the Titans advance in the playoffs, throwing a crazy touchdown pass to himself , running for crucial first downs and providing the kind of spark that Tennessee ...

Has General Motors' Cadillac Experiment Failed?

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 9:05pm

U.S. sales were down 8% in 2017. Is it time for GM to give up its dream of a Cadillac revival?

Pot industry frets, then shrugs off Sessions' new policy

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 8:11pm

This week's announcement that the U.S. Justice Department was ditching its hands-off approach to states that have legalized marijuana initially sent some in the industry into a tailspin, just days after ...

SEC probing Kushner Cos use of wealthy investor visas: WSJ

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 4:22pm

Kushner Cos was asked by the SEC for information on its use of the visa program, known as EB-5, in May 2017, according to a person the Journal said was familiar with the matter. Kushner, the White House and New York prosecutors did not reply to requests for comment from Reuters.

General Motors' China Sales Keep Flying Higher

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 3:25pm

An increase in China's purchase tax for smaller vehicles didn't stop GM from delivering another year of record sales there.

Flight MH370 Disappeared More than 3 Years Ago. Now a New Search Is Underway

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 3:20pm

It only has until April to succeed.

This Grim Chart Shows Why Ford's Fusion Is in Danger

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 3:16pm

Ford's SUVs and trucks sold well in 2017. But the Fusion's story was a lot different.

Barron's Picks And Pans: FedEx, Intel, Caterpillar And More

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 3:07pm

This weekend's Barron's asks whether it is time for investors to move on from FAANG stocks. Other featured articles offer the prospects for a delivery giant with tailwinds and a top chip maker that may ...

Google has hired 30 employees to try and stop locals from stealing its bikes in droves (GOOGL)

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 1:14pm

Google changed Silicon Valley with its free company bikes that help employees get across its giant corporate campus. Now Google is trying to cut its losses. It's hired a team of 30 contractors to retrieve bikes from around the city, and it is testing other solutions like GPS trackers and bike locks, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The $450 Million Mega Millions Winning Ticket Was Sold at 7-11

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 11:32am

A single ticket matched all six numbers.

Price of Gold in 2018: Can It Keep Moving Higher?

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 11:20am

Find out what's ahead for the yellow metal.