Financial Markets

Asian stocks mostly lower as US tax bill uncertainty weighs

Dec 15, 2017

Asian stock markets are mostly lower as uncertainty about the progress of a sweeping U.S. tax revamp outweighed an optimistic Japanese economic survey

Feds: New York woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State

Dec 15, 2017

A Long Island woman is accused of laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and wiring the money overseas to help the Islamic State group

US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

Dec 15, 2017

Federal attorneys prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring case are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest

How major US stock indexes fared on Thursday

Dec 14, 2017

U.S. stocks gave up an early gain to finish lower Thursday as the Republican tax plan hit another snag. Indexes turned lower on news that some Republican senators' support for the GOP's proposed tax overhaul was faltering

Teva, Tiffany and Delta rise while Pier 1 and Nucor fall

Dec 14, 2017

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Tiffany and Delta Air Lines climb while Pier 1 Imports and Nucor skid

Markets Right Now: Tax plan trouble sends US stocks lower

Dec 14, 2017

Stocks gave up an early gain and finished lower as the Republican tax overhaul plan hit another snag.

European Central Bank keeps stimulus measures on track

Dec 14, 2017

The European Central Bank has left its interest rates and stimulus measures unchanged as it looks ahead to the delicate matter of ending its bond-purchase program next year

As Bitcoin, other currencies soar, regulators urge caution

Dec 14, 2017

With the public's intense interest in all things bitcoin and digital currencies, regulators are starting to pay serious attention.

Global stock markets drop after Fed rate hike

Dec 14, 2017

Global stock markets fell Thursday as traders digested a series of interest rate decisions from around the world

Asian shares mixed as Fed hike gives investors few surprises

Dec 14, 2017

Asian stocks mixed after Fed rate hike, China follows with increase in short, medium-term lending rates

Weather, 20 December
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