finance and investments

The biggest risks for stocks in 2020

Optimism over a "phase one" trade deal between the United States and China is pushing stocks to record highs in the final days of the year. But Wall Street banks still believe trade is one of the biggest risks for markets in 2020.

Boeing's 737 Max halt affects credit

Boeing's credit rating was trimmed by Moody's and Standard & Poor's, as the rating agencies said the aircraft maker's move to halt 737 Max production comes with increased risks.

Farmers skeptical of Trump's $50 billion China promise

President Donald Trump says the Chinese will buy $50 billion worth of farm products as part of a phase one deal struck last week, but that would mean China would have to double the amount it bought from US farmers before the trade war started.

Cathay Pacific will cut capacity as Hong Kong protests continue

Shares of Cathay Pacific opened down 1.6% in Hong Kong on Wednesday after the city's flagship airline recorded yet another dismal month and said it would reduce capacity next year. But the stock reversed direction in mid-morning trade and was last up 0.2%.

One way to invest in the telecom boom

5G wireless is a reality, and it's gearing up for broad adoption. So it should come as no surprise that there is now a fund solely dedicated to the red hot technology.

Stocks whipsawed following news of a US-China trade deal

Stocks ended Friday mostly flat after Chinese officials said that a phase one deal had been reached with the United States that would avert an escalation of the trade war and higher tariffs set to kick in on Sunday. President Trump confirmed the news in a series of tweets.