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(Updated 1:24 p.m.) Stocks tumbled around the world, with U.S. equities headed for their lowest levels in 15 months, and bonds and gold jumped as oil’s plunge below $30 sent markets reeling. Treasuries extended gains as economic data and earnings added to concern that global growth is faltering. more
As the fourth-quarter earnings season kicks off this week, results for S&P 500 companies are expected to show a decline in profits for a third quarter in a row, confirming that corporate America has slipped into an earnings recession. more
The best-performing U.S. stocks right now are ones that usually do well when the economy isn’t, makers of everything from household cleaning products to food. It’s yet another black cloud for investors fretting over a growth slowdown. more
The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co. on Tuesday announced it would issue a 2 percent dividend payment to its more than 12,000 policyholders, marking the sixth consecutive year of dividends. more
Something to watch for this earnings season: The number of companies that eschew the use of generally accepted accounting principles, commonly called GAAP. more
Michael D. Ice is a professor of finance at the University of Rhode Island. Ice talks with Providence Business News about how he’s sharing his wealth of knowledge with undergraduates, using the equity markets to make the classroom more practical. more
Middle-market private equity firm Nautic Partners LLC said it has completed fundraising for its eighth fund, closing on $900 million after raising its cap due to strong demand from new and existing investors. more
One of the best ways for investors to have made money in U.S. stocks last year was to acquire them just before earnings season began. Bulls need that trade to work now more than any time in the past few years. more
Time is on the Federal Reserve’s side -- unlike the last time Chinese markets were in turmoil. more
U.S. stock-index futures sank, earlier falling the most since September, amid a China-led rout that continued to spread to equities around the globe. more
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