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Bank of America's tech chief is skeptical on blockchain despite having the most patents for it

Bank of America's tech chief Cathy Bessant is wading into the public debate about the blockchain, whose proponents have claimed will be as significant as the internet.

Europe stocks slightly higher as recession fears fade; Ocado shares jump 4% after e-commerce deal

European equities were slightly higher Tuesday morning as fears over a possible recession faded and investors concentrated on corporate news.

Bond market says not only is a recession coming, but the Fed will cut interest rates to stop it

The bond market is signaling both a possible recession looming and the chance the Fed could have to cut rates this year to stop it.

Former Goldman exec Harvey Schwartz has not interviewed for Wells Fargo CEO job

Contrary to reports, the former president and co-chief operating officer at Goldman has not interviewed for the Wells position.

Goldman Sachs CEO says Apple Card 'completely changes the credit card experience'

The Apple product is meant to be simple and transparent, and that ethos meshes with the stated principles of Goldman's consumer finance division.

Stocks typically outperform for a long time even when the bond market is flashing recession signal

Some investors may be freaked out over the recession signal being sent by interest rates, but if history is a guide, there is still time to capture more gains in the stock market.

Apple unveils new no-fee credit card: The Apple Card

Apple is trying to develop revenue sources beyond its popular hardware products. For Goldman Sachs, its first credit card would continue a nascent push into consumer financial products.

Josh Brown: The US has never imported a recession and the consumer is 'on fire'

Recession fears have been reignited amid weakening global conditions, but recessions have never been contagious and the U.S. is doing just fine, according to Josh Brown.

Share buybacks soar to record $806 billion — bigger than a Facebook or Exxon Mobil

Share repurchases have seen four straight quarters of increases and hit a record $806 billion in 2018, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Fed's Evans says inflation could run to 2.5% before rate hikes are needed

A jump to 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent "is not a big concern for me at the moment," Charles Evans says in prepared remarks for a speech.

These stocks could benefit from Trump's Mueller win

Now that Trump can safely turn his attention back to policymaking, some stocks could get a boost from his agenda and new GOP prospects in 2020.

Three options strategies for the week: March 25

The "Options Action" traders share which stocks they're watching this week.

Mueller report fuels hopes for a US-China trade deal

Now that there's more certainty that Trump will finish his term in office, China has more incentive reach a deal on U.S. trade, analysts say.

European stocks close lower amid growing recession worries

European shares closed lower on Monday amid rising worries of an impending U.S. recession.

Fed's Charles Evans says US economy is slowing but downplays recession

Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans says the U.S. economy has slowed but downplayed chances of a recession.

Investors shouldn't get scared by latest market pullback: Federated

One of Wall Street's biggest bulls suggests the latest market pullback is no fluke.

Fed policy hinges on energy prices and trade-related inflation spikes

The German trade surplus is stifling the economic growth in the rest of Europe, Michael Ivanovitch writes.

Dow rises after Trump's Mueller win, but gain capped as economic fears persist

The Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out a small gain on Monday after news that the special counsel found no collusion with Russia on the part of President Donald Trump

From Lyft to Airbnb, new round of IPOs is no market top: Nick Colas

DataTrek's Nick Colas sees historical trends and valuations as bullish support for the next round of IPOs.

Brexit or not, Prudential says it made sense to move some business to Luxembourg

Prudential announced earlier this month that it was transferring 36 billion pounds ($47.58 billion) of assets to Luxembourg, which is intended to be the company's hub for its European business after Brexit.

Euphoric IPO market may be a troubling sign for stocks

The eagerness by companies to list may signal a scramble to tap public markets before things go south.

Apple is keeping partners in the dark about how it plans to package and price its video service

Apple is going to reveal its long-awaited video service on Monday. The big open question is the pricing, and whether there will be any discounted bundles that encompass multiple services.

The Fed's policy switch may be too late to save the economy from fading

Rather than take assurance that the Fed would come to the rescue again, market participants instead are beginning to wonder if that's still possible.

The stock market rally got mugged by economic realities and a global slowdown

The bull narrative is running up against reality. If this weak global economic growth stays with us, it means stocks are pricey at this level.

Majority of bitcoin trading is a hoax, new study finds

Ninety-five percent of spot bitcoin trading volume is faked by unregulated exchanges, according to a new study.

Bonds are flashing a huge recession signal — here's what happened to stocks last time it happened

The bond market is closer to signaling a recession, but don't panic. Stocks could have more room to run even if the feared "yield curve" inverts.

Trump says he will nominate Fed critic Stephen Moore for central bank appointment

Moore, 59, current is a visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation and has been a Trump supporter since the 2016 election.