Poland plans revenue surcharge on Netflix and others

FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland plans to introduce a... Read more »

Coronavirus fiscal fallout on U.S. muni issuers worries investors

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Investors in the U.S. municipal bond market are growing increasingly worried over the ability of states, cities and other debt issuers to weather the financial fallout... Read more »

Yield-thirsty investors eye stock dividends as virus fears shrink bond payouts

(Reuters) – Battered S&P 500 stocks may get fresh interest from investors turning to dividends in a world of shrinking bond yields. spx The dividend yield on the S&P... Read more »

Some U.S. direct payments will take months to reach Americans: congressional panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans should start receiving direct payments from the U.S. government in mid-April to help them cope with the coronavirus pandemic, but some may not see the... Read more »

Sovereign wealth fund appetite for investing in start-ups wanes

LONDON (Reuters) – Sovereign wealth fund investment in venture capital deals slipped to its lowest level in six years in 2019, with the drop-off deepening in the months after... Read more »

Trump administration taking $3.8 billion more from military for Mexico border wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Defense Department sent Congress a request to shift nearly $4 billion from the military budget to pay for a wall on the border with... Read more »

Trump slashes foreign aid, cuts safety net programs in new budget proposal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will propose on Monday a 21% cut in foreign aid and slashes to social safety net programs in his $4.8 trillion budget... Read more »

Sovereign wealth funds move mainstream, make less contrarian bets

LONDON (Reuters) – Sovereign wealth funds’ investment moves are becoming more closely aligned with the global asset management industry as they mature, and their growing size makes it harder... Read more »

New York State pension fund puts 27 coal companies under review

BOSTON (Reuters) – New York state’s top pension fund official said it was reviewing whether to divest from 27 coal companies and could make decisions on $98 million in... Read more »

U.S. House Democrats call for $760 billion in infrastructure spending over five years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a proposed $760 billion infrastructure spending bill over five years that aims to rebuild sagging roads and bridges and reduce... Read more »