Financial Markets

Stocks flip flop as market's trade-war spin cycle continues

May 17, 2019

Stocks flopped on Friday, and investors herded into the safety of bonds after the market's reading on the U.S.-China trade war flipped back to worry

Stocks shrug off an early slide and turn higher, led by tech

May 15, 2019

Stocks shook off an early slump and marched higher in afternoon trading, led by solid gains in Microsoft, Facebook and Google

Markets Right Now: Tech stocks, banks lead US indexes lower

May 15, 2019

Stocks are pulling back in early trading led by declines in banks and technology companies. Banks were coming under pressure early Wednesday as bond yields fell sharply.

Markets Right Now: Stocks regain some of lost ground

May 14, 2019

Stocks clawed higher in midday trading and regained some of the ground they lost in a rout a day earlier brought on by anxiety over worsening trade relations between the U.S. and China.

Stock markets stabilize after tumble over trade dispute

May 14, 2019

Stocks turn higher in European trading as investors take breather from losses over U.S.-China trade war.

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years

May 13, 2019

Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observers are skeptical the measure will do much to lift the shrinking economy

Escalating US-China trade war sends stocks plunging

May 13, 2019

Stocks plummeted Monday as the U.S. and China rattle markets with an escalating trade war

Markets Right Now: Stocks sink as trade war escalates

May 13, 2019

Stocks are plunging on Wall Street after China announced retaliatory tariffs against goods from the United States

US-China talks break up after US raises tariffs

May 11, 2019

US-China talks break up with no deal after Trump hikes tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports

Cuba launches widespread rationing in face of crisis

May 11, 2019

The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis

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