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TV Ratings: Clinton-Trump Debate on Track for Record Highs in Early Numbers
Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was preordained to be one of the biggest TV events of 2016, and initial ratings have it on track to be a record setter - or at least very close to one.
Debate breaks record as most-watched in U.S. history  CNNMoney
TV Ratings Monday: First presidential debate draws huge audience  TVbytheNumbers
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US Probing Possible Worker Abuse By Wells Fargo
Washington (AP) -- The U.S. Labor Department is investigating possible abuses of employees by Wells Fargo in connection with the bank's alleged efforts to open millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals.
Wells Fargo Board Actively Considering Executive Clawbacks  Wall Street Journal
Labor Dept. launches 'top-to-bottom' review of Wells Fargo sales ...  Washington Post
Ford Fights Back Against Trump Debate Claims
Ford Motor Co. F -0.17 % went on the defensive following the latest attacks from Donald Trump aimed at the auto maker's big-dollar Mexico investments and production plans.
Conservatives' major fail on trade  Washington Post (blog)
Trump hammers America's 'worst trade deal'  CNNMoney
Sheryl Sandberg: These Are the Biggest Obstacles For Women Trying to 'Lean In'
The Facebook COO weighs in on a new report about women at work. Sheryl Sandberg believes that a growing number of women are heeding her call to “lean in.
Sexism in the workplace is worse than you thought  USA TODAY
Black Women Are Leaning In And Getting Nowhere  Huffington Post
1st debate: What Wall Street is saying
Round 1 of the Clinton v. Trump slug-fest is now in the books. Here's what Wall Street pros are saying about Monday night's contentious first debate between the two presidential candidates.
More Turbulence Looms for Peso As Election Inches Closer  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Here's What Wall Street Is Saying About the Presidential Debate  Fortune
AmEx can bar merchants from steering card customers elsewhere
A federal appeals court on Monday cleared the way for American Express to block merchants that accept its cards from steering customers toward lower-cost cards from other issuers.
AmEx Can Bar Merchants From Steering Users to Rival Cards  Bloomberg
Appeals court rules in favor of American Express in antitrust lawsuit  USA TODAY
US Consumer Confidence Rises - And Confidence Is The Bedrock Of Economic Growth
We like to think, at least we who are connected with the subject, that economics is a science. As with chemistry, if you mix this goop with that other goop over there in the right quantities then you'll end up with the same final substance.
Markets Shouldn't Be Too Confident in Those Consumer Confidence Numbers  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Americans Love This Job Market But Aren't as Keen on Spending  Bloomberg
Two 2017 Fed Voters Differ on Rate Hike After Latest Decision
Two Federal Reserve officials who will vote on monetary policy next year offered different views on whether to raise interest rates now, highlighting both sides of a debate that drew a rare three hawkish dissents from policy makers last week.
Fed's Kashkari says leaving rates unchanged was 'right move'  Business Insider
More on remarks from the Fed's Kashkari (no September rate hike was ...  ForexLive
Growing tide of protectionism threatens already weak outlook for global trade
Global trade is experiencing a dramatic slowdown, just as leading political figures in the United States and elsewhere show an unusual level of hostility toward globalization.
World Trade Set For Slowest Yearly Growth Since Global Financial Crisis  Wall Street Journal
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7 percent, cites wake-up ca...  Reuters
Seattle's ride into the home-price stratosphere may be slowing
Seattle area home prices slowed their monthly growth rate, from 2.4 percent lsat spring to just 0.6 percent in July. (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times).
Home Prices Are Approaching Record Highs, But S&P/Case-Shiller Says This ...  Forbes
US Home Prices Continued Brisk Growth in July, Case-Shiller Says  Wall Street Journal