Financial Markets

Stocks have struggled in 2018. Bonds too. Oh, and gold.

Nov 15, 2018

Even the most balanced investors have gotten knocked on their heels this year

Colombia opens camp for Venezuela migrants as exodus swells

Nov 13, 2018

Authorities in Colombia's capital have opened a camp for Venezuelan migrants as the number fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis continues to rise

IMF warns Italy's spending plan makes country vulnerable

Nov 13, 2018

The International Monetary Fund is warning that Italy's plan to sharply increase spending carries "substantial" risks and would leave the country vulnerable to market turmoil

UK earnings rising at their highest rate in a decade

Nov 13, 2018

Official figures show that average earnings in Britain are rising at their fastest rate since the most acute phase of the global financial crisis a decade ago

Abu Dhabi summit: Oil production cuts may be necessary

Nov 12, 2018

Major oil producers at Abu Dhabi summit say production cuts of up to 1 million barrels per day may be necessary

Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

Nov 12, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week

Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more rate hikes

Nov 9, 2018

Global stocks are down after the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it will keep raising interest rates, tightening the supply of money that has supported markets in recent years.

US stocks edge mostly lower after a big post-election surge

Nov 8, 2018

US stocks are mostly lower Thursday as the market's big rally fades, and internet and technology companies are falling

With split Congress, prospect for economic deals looks dim

Nov 7, 2018

With a divided Congress, prospects for legislative breakthroughs on the economy look dim

US stocks surge after midterms; tech and health care jump

Nov 7, 2018

US stocks are climbing after the U.S. midterm results showed the Democrats winning control of the House of Representatives and Republicans keeping a majority in the Senate, an outcome that was widely expected

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