Major companies are ringing alarm bells, trying to warn Washington about more tariffs

A shopper carries an Insignia Roku TV television at a Best Buy Co. store in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.,Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesMore than 300 companies are talking to government officials in Washington this month about how detrimental the trade war...

Fed chief Jerome Powell warns against policy bending to 'short-term political interests'

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell stressed the central bank's independence in a speech Tuesday that comes amid continuous pressure from the White House to cut interest rates.He spoke during a event at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York that investors...

The likelihood that the stock market rips higher suddenly is increasing, Barclays says

Traders work the floor at the NYSE in New York.Brendan McDermid | ReutersBarclays believes a market "melt-up" could be on the horizon if three things materialize in the near future: A trade truce,  Federal Reserve rate cuts and the economic slowdown only being a soft...

Gold investors have been waiting a long time for this breakout moment and it's happening

Gold bars sit in a vault at the Perth Mint Refinery, operated by Gold Corp., in Perth, Australia, on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.Carla Gottgens | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesInvestors are piling into gold, sending the precious metal to a six-year high on Tuesday, and analysts...