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Fed Warns of Significant Financial-Sector Vulnerabilities

The Federal Reserve put a spotlight on job losses and risks to the financial sector in its semi-annual report to Congress released Friday. “Despite increased resilience from the financial and regulatory reforms adopted since 2008, financial...

Argentina Leaves Door Ajar to Soybean Nationalization Back-Flip

Days after shocking investors and farmers with a plan to nationalize the nation’s top soybean processor, Argentina is opening the door to a less dramatic rescue strategy. After meeting with President Alberto Fernandez late Thursday, Vicentin...

Treasury’s Record Cash Pile Is Jerome Powell’s $700 Billion Headache

The U.S. Treasury is sitting on a near-record $1.5 trillion pile of cash, and what it does with it has become the biggest wild card for funding markets as quarter-end approaches. The department’s initiative to ensure...

Nikola Founder Has $7.4 Billion Fortune on Free Truck Orders

His company has sent his net worth soaring to $7.4 billion, but Trevor Milton is frustrated. The executive chairman of Nikola Corp. is under siege from skeptics of the company he started in 2014 with the...

Lebanon Vows to Stabilize Currency After Night of Angry Protests

Lebanon’s top officials vowed to take measures to strengthen the pound against the dollar after nationwide protests over deteriorating living conditions reignited, piling pressure on the government to act. Angry demonstrators used burning trash and tires...

Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy Is Leading an Army of Day Traders

Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy had bought just one stock in his life before the quarantine hit. When the country shut down in March, canceling sports and sports betting, the founder of the brash media empire...