Financial Markets

Asian shares waver in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving

Nov 20, 2017

Asian shares are mixed in muted trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Wall Street's retreat on Friday

Asian shares fall in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving

Nov 20, 2017

Asian shares are lower in muted trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S.

How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

Nov 17, 2017

Retailers and smaller US companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains

Williams-Sonoma and Caesars dip while Ross and Fox jump

Nov 17, 2017

Williams-Sonoma and Caesars Entertainment skid while Ross Stores and Twenty-First Century Fox climb

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 has second straight weekly loss

Nov 17, 2017

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street, led by drops in technology sector companies, as the market gives back some of its big gain from a day earlier.

US stock indexes step back after a big gain; retailers climb

Nov 17, 2017

US stock indexes are slightly lower as technology companies return some of the previous day's gain

Venezuela, state oil firm default on billions worth of bonds

Nov 17, 2017

Venezuelan government and its state-owned oil company PDVSA have officially fallen into default on billions of dollars' worth of bonds, the latest chapter of the country's deep financial collapse

Strong earnings from Wal-Mart, Cisco drive US stocks higher

Nov 16, 2017

U.S. stocks closed sharply higher Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak

Wal-Mart, Rockwell Automation and Cisco jump; Best Buy sinks

Nov 16, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores, Rockwell Automation and Cisco Systems climb while Best Buy tumbles

EU: Greece bailout planners failed to anticipate recession

Nov 16, 2017

Auditors from the European Union's executive Commission say massive bailout programs for Greece were not properly planned and failed to anticipate the recessionary effect of austerity measures

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