MarketWatch.com - Top Stories
MarketWatch, a leading publisher of business and financial news, offers users up-to-the minute news, investment tools, and subscription products.
Amtrak train derails, with fatalities, near Tacoma in Washington state
An Amtrak passenger train derails Monday morning along Interstate 5 near DuPont, in Washington state?s Pierce County, just south of Tacoma, with train coaches toppling from an overpass onto the roadway below.
Capitol Report: Here?s how the U.S. and the world are regulating bitcoin and ...
In response to the recent phenomenal interest of investors in virtual currencies and the potential threat to markets, regulators all over the world have accelerated the pace of cryptocurrency rule-making, and enforcement.
Metals Stocks: Gold extends winning streak, but tax bill-fueled stock gains c...
Gold futures extend their winning streak for a fourth session Monday as the precious metal builds on its first weekly gain in a month last week as anticipation over the imminent passage of the much-awaited tax bill mounted.
?I started from the bottom? ? Bitcoin investor went from poverty to launching...
26-year-old Steven McKie invested early and found family in the crypto community.
Market Snapshot: Stock market hits records on tax-cut optimism; Nasdaq tops 7...
U.S. stocks rise, with major indexes hitting records on growing confidence Congress will pass tax-cut legislation this week.
Market Extra: Stock-market volatility isn?t going to come roaring back: Morga...
One of the most notable characteristics of the U.S. stock market in 2017 was how quiet it was, with major equities hitting a record number of records and having basically no volatility. This environment has been very good for investors, and it may not end soon.
Netflix won?t get beat by a combined Disney-Fox company, analyst say
Analysts at Evercore say concerns are growing among some Netflix investors that the streaming giant?s competitive position is becoming increasingly precarious, but there are factors working in Netflix?s favor that mitigate much of investors? concerns.
Market Extra: IPO activity surged in 2017, thanks to pickup among tech stocks
While some of the most high-profile initial public offerings of 2017 disappointed, with the stocks trading down significantly from their debut prices, they helped the overall IPO market stage a sharp rebound in activity from 2016.
Market Extra: Wall Street expects bull market to make history in 2018
After a year of double digit gains, record low volatility and untrammeled exuberance, the stock market has a hard act to follow in 2018. But that isn?t deterring analysts from penciling in a push further into record territory that could give the bull market a shot at history in 2018.
Capitol Report: The Trump tax calculator ? will you pay more or less?
It?s finally here ? on Friday, Republicans from both the House and the Senate agreed on a $1.5 trillion bill to cut taxes. Polling shows that most Americans don?t expect the bill to benefit them. With this calculator, find out if that?s the case.
[CaRP] XML error: Undeclared entity error at line 70 - This appears to be an HTML webpage, not a feed.
[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)
[CaRP] XML error: XML_ERR_NAME_REQUIRED at line 13 - This appears to be an HTML webpage, not a feed.