Financial Markets

Fitch upgrades Greece's credit rating by 1 notch to B-

Aug 18, 2017

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Greece's credit rating from CCC to B-, a one-notch improvement that still leaves the bonds issued by the crisis-battered country well below investment grade

A midday rally fades as sporting goods stocks are penalized

Aug 18, 2017

US stocks can't maintain a midday rally and finish lower as sporting goods companies sink following disappointing results from Foot Locker and Hibbett Sports

Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?

Aug 18, 2017

In a pro-Trump county gripped by addiction and despair, the president's supporters now have differing degrees of faith that he can help turn things around as promised

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes erase early losses

Aug 18, 2017

US stock indexes erase early losses and are mostly higher in midday trading.

Geopolitical uncertainty stalks markets after Spain attacks

Aug 18, 2017

World stock markets slide as U.S. political upsets, Spain terror attack batter global investor sentiment

Asian shares slide as Wall Street fall, Spain attack weigh

Aug 18, 2017

Asian shares slide, tracking big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil, deadly Spain attack

Wal-Mart Stores, L Brands and Cisco Systems skid

Aug 17, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores, L Brands and Cisco Systems decline while Alibaba rises

Markets Right Now: Stocks have their 2nd worst fall of 2017

Aug 17, 2017

Stocks slide, leaving the market with its 2nd-biggest decline of the year

Better than expected, barely good enough: Profits and stocks

Aug 17, 2017

Companies are in the midst of reporting some of their strongest profit growth in years, and the results have been even better than analysts expected

European Central Bank still concerned about low inflation

Aug 17, 2017

An account of the European Central Bank's last meeting shows its policymakers were still concerned that inflation was too low

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