Stock Markets

Markets solid after US jobs data amid Fed chief relief

Nov 3, 2017

Stock markets around the world were solid Friday after solid U.S. jobs data and as investors continued to welcome the appointment of Jerome Powell as the next head of the Federal Reserve.

Asia shares muted as investors assess Fed pick, US tax plan

Nov 3, 2017

Asian stocks were drifting in holiday-thinned trading as investors digested news about the Fed's next chief and a U.S. tax cut plan

Energy stocks lead markets higher; S&P 500 near record

Nov 1, 2017

Stocks around the world pushed higher again on Wednesday, led by companies that pull oil and other commodities from the ground

Banks and tech companies help stocks higher; drugmakers dive

Oct 26, 2017

US stocks rise as banks climb along with interest rates and technology companies bounce back from the previous day's losses

Markets Right Now: Technology, banks lead rebound

Oct 26, 2017

Technology companies and banks lead stocks higher at the close amid solid quarterly earnings reports

Metal investors left behind even as prices soar

Oct 26, 2017

As investors' enthusiasm for the state of the economy grows, the prices of metals used in manufacturing and construction have soared

Stocks rise as ECB is careful in dialing back stimulus

Oct 26, 2017

World stock markets rise after the European Central Bank was cautious in its move to dial back on its bond-buying stimulus program

Asia shares drift on Wall St retreat; ECB meeting in focus

Oct 26, 2017

Asian shares drift as Wall Street's retreat from recent record highs, widely awaited European Central Bank meeting give investors reason to pause

Markets Right Now: US stocks closing lower on Wall Street

Oct 25, 2017

US stocks are closing lower on Wall Street as technology and industrial companies and banks all decline, with weak quarterly results affecting companies like Advanced Micro Devices, Nielsen Holdings and Chipotle

Global shares mixed as Japan's Nikkei snaps winning streak

Oct 25, 2017

Global markets trade mixed on corporate earnings, Japan's Nikkei 225 index breaks winning streak

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