Financial Markets

Asian stocks gain after Wall Street records

Oct 17, 2017

Asian stock markets have gained after U.S. stocks hit new highs as China prepares to open a key political meeting

US stock indexes post slight gains, extending winning streak

Oct 16, 2017

U.S. stocks posted modest gains Monday, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week

Police raid homes of founder of Croatia's biggest company

Oct 16, 2017

Police officers have raided the home of the founder of the country's biggest private company and his former aides amid an ongoing crisis over the retail giant's financial troubles

Populism again casts shadow over booming eurozone economy

Oct 16, 2017

Following votes in Germany and Austria and the uncertainty over the Spanish region of Catalonia, concerns are growing again about the potential impact of euroskeptic politics.

Global shares gain as finance leaders back easy money

Oct 16, 2017

Global shares rise after global finance leaders urge central bankers to stick to easy money policies

Financial Services

Goldman Sachs' results beat forecasts despite trading drop

Oct 17, 2017

Goldman Sachs' third-quarter profits fell 3 percent from a year earlier, as the trading desks at Wall Street's biggest investment bank were weighed down by a slow summer that also affected most of its competition

Wealth management drives Morgan Stanley's profit higher

Oct 17, 2017

Investment bank Morgan Stanley is reporting a 12 percent rise in third-quarter earnings as the firm's wealth management arm was able to earn more money despite a slow summer

UnitedHealth beats 3Q forecasts, helped by Optum growth

Oct 17, 2017

UnitedHealth Group says third-quarter earnings soared 26 percent and beat Wall Street expectations, as a growing Optum business segment once again helped the nation's largest health insurer

Source: Trump to meet with Yellen to discuss Fed job

Oct 16, 2017

Trump to meet with Janet Yellen on Thursday to discuss top Fed job, source familiar with search says

Ruby Tuesday chain to be taken private in $146 million deal

Oct 16, 2017

Ruby Tuesday is being bought by private-equity firm NRD Capital for about $146 million, in a deal that will take the struggling restaurant chain private

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