Developers, investors race to capitalize on ‘opportunity zones’ tax break
The federal “opportunity zones” initiative, designed to spur investment in low-income communities nationwide, is still in its early stages—but it’s already grabbed the attention of local developers and investors. Created as part of the federal tax legislation known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the initiative offers substantial tax breaks to those […]Read More
Local investment adviser facing lawsuit over soured business deal
In the lawsuit, a Pendleton financial adviser says he purchased client accounts from a fellow adviser who then defamed him and persuaded some of those clients to move their money elsewhere.Read More
The yield on the 10-year Treasury briefly dropped below the two-year Treasury’s yield Wednesday morning for the first time since 2007. The so-called inversion has correctly predicted many past recessions.
Technology stocks led the gains in a reversal of Monday’s slump, when they bore the brunt of the market sell-off that pushed U.S. indexes 3% lower.
Major stock indexes dropped dramatically on Wall Street on Monday, their worst loss of the year, after China countered President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat by letting its currency weaken to the lowest level in more than 10 years.
U.S. stocks nosedived in morning trading Monday as China’s currency fell sharply and stoked fears that the trade war between the world’s two largest economies would continue escalating.
A turbulent day on Wall Street ended in the record books Thursday as the Dow Jones industrial average climbed above 27,000 for the first time and the Standard & Poor's 500 index hit another all-time high.
The 30-year mortgage is the default. It shouldn’t be. A 15-year mortgage should be the default. You should choose a 30-year only if you have an incredibly compelling reason not to go with a 15.
Delivering the central bank’s semiannual report to Congress, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that since Fed officials met last month, “uncertainties around trade tensions and concerns about the strength of the global economy continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook.”
When asked how financially comfortable they feel about retirement, only 14% of Americans under the age of 50 and 29% over 50 say they feel extremely or very prepared, according to the poll.
Investors extended a rally through a holiday-shortened day and pushed major stock indexes to record highs on Wednesday.
The separation of KAR Auction Services and Insurance Auto Auctions is already creating shareholder value, CEO Jim Hallett said.
The broad rally came after the world's two biggest economies agreed over the weekend to resume negotiations.
The owner of Pendleton-based Steele Financial Inc., who is already in hot water with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the SEC, has been stripped of her license by the Indiana Department of Insurance.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider giving workers who participate in pension plans more ability to sue when they believe the money is being mismanaged.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that the downside risks to the U.S. economy have increased recently, reinforcing the case among policy makers for somewhat lower interest rates.
A small group of retirees paid a combined $6.2 million last year for stakes in a proposed event center in Carmel that never was built. The investors claim they were duped in a vast fraud involving financial advisers, a property broker and a bankrupt company called Noah Corp.
Economists say when—or even whether—the Fed eases credit this year will depend on a host of factors that are hard to predict.
The city of Indianapolis is set to receive $55 million in New Markets Tax Credits from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which it will use to finance high-impact projects in low-income or distressed areas.
For most of the school year, the DePauw Investment Group oversaw only about $160,000. But the stakes skyrocketed in April when DePauw’s board of trustees added $1 million from the university’s $731 million endowment.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to use an appeal by Intel Corp. to consider tightening the deadlines for lawsuits over the investments made by worker retirement plans.