Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers her Simmons College Leadership Conference keynote address in Boston, April 23, 2014.
Photo by Stephan Savoia/AP

Business latest: Wall St. for Hillary?

 

WALL ST. FOR HILLARY: The Republican elite on Wall Street and in much of corporate America has a little secret. That secret is that if Republicans don’t wind up nominating a center-right candidate for president in 2016 such as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the back-up plan may well turn out to be Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton. Read more

FED SURVEY: Wall Street is now forecasting slightly more hawkish monetary policy over the next two years in a change that follows the first press conferences and major economic speeches by new Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Read more

THE BIG MONEY BEHIND CLIMATE CHANGE: A trio of prominent hedge fund managers – Jeremy Grantham, Chris Hohn and Steve Mandel – are the dollars behind a new Showtime series on climate change called Years of Living Dangerously that features Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Tom Friedman, Matt Damon and others. They add on to efforts by former hedge fund billionaire Tom Steyer to pressure the Obama administration to act on global warming. Read more

STOCKS FINISH MOSTLY HIGHER AS LARGE CAPS RALLY, PFIZER LEADS DOW GAINS: Read more

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Business latest: Wall St. for Hillary?