Financial Markets

Xi says China's prospects are bright but challenges severe

Oct 18, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping trumpeted his nation's prospects as bright but made a rare acknowledgement of severe economic challenges as he opened the Communist Party's congress

US stock indexes close mostly higher; new highs for Dow, S&P

Oct 17, 2017

Gains by health care companies led U.S. stocks indexes mostly higher Tuesday, pushing the market further into record territory

Trump hails Greece's economic revival at White House meeting

Oct 17, 2017

Trump is reaffirming the United States' commitment to Greece's economic recovery as he welcomes Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (TSEE'-prahs) to the White House

Senate moves ahead on GOP budget that's key to taxes

Oct 17, 2017

The Senate has moved forward on a GOP budget plan that's a critical step in the party's drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code

Markets Right Now: US stocks close slightly higher

Oct 17, 2017

Stocks are closing mostly higher Tuesday as two major indexes closed at new records.

Asian stocks gain after Wall Street records

Oct 17, 2017

Asian stock markets have gained after U.S. stocks hit new highs as China prepares to open a key political meeting

Rates on US Treasury bills climb at weekly auction

Oct 16, 2017

Rates on US Treasury bills rise at weekly auction with 6-month rates highest in 9 years

US stock indexes post slight gains, extending winning streak

Oct 16, 2017

U.S. stocks posted modest gains Monday, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week

Markets Right Now: Stocks gain, extending a winning streak

Oct 16, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week.

Police raid homes of founder of Croatia's biggest company

Oct 16, 2017

Police officers have raided the home of the founder of the country's biggest private company and his former aides amid an ongoing crisis over the retail giant's financial troubles

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