Financial Markets

How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

Oct 9, 2017

Losses for health care companies and banks left US stocks lower Monday after a quiet day of trading

Health care and industrial companies lead US stocks lower

Oct 9, 2017

US stocks end lower on a quiet day of trading as health care and industrial companies skid.

Markets Right Now: Stocks slip, ending streak for the Nasdaq

Oct 9, 2017

U.S. stocks are ending slightly lower on Wall Street, ending a nine-day winning streak for the Nasdaq composite.

Nobel goes to Richard Thaler, who made economics human again

Oct 9, 2017

Economics Nobel goes to Richard Thaler, who showed that people behave irrationally

Global markets steady as positive sentiment kept in check

Oct 9, 2017

Most global stock markets have risen following a strong week on Wall Street as trading on Chinese exchanges resumed following a holiday week

Asian markets advance after strong Wall Street week

Oct 9, 2017

Most Asian markets have risen following a strong week on Wall Street as trading on Chinese exchanges resumed following a holiday week

Testy tweeting free-for-all between Trump, GOP Sen. Corker

Oct 9, 2017

An enraged President Donald Trump and a prominent Republican senator are engaging in an intense and vitriolic back-and-forth bashing on social media

Poor Americans don't fare well under Trump's tax cut plan

Oct 7, 2017

Low-income households in the United States may not see much from Trump's proposed tax cut

CBO: Federal budget deficit rises to $668 billion

Oct 6, 2017

Federal government ran a $668 billion budget deficit for the just-completed 2017 fiscal year

How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

Oct 6, 2017

U.S. stocks faded a bit from their record highs on Friday after telecom and energy stocks sank

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