Stock Markets

Broad rally helps stocks end a choppy week slightly higher

Feb 23, 2018

Wall Street capped several days of choppy trading Friday with a broad rally that gave the stock market a modest gain for the week

Stocks mixed as Wall Street seen edging higher

Feb 23, 2018

Stock markets slip in Europe, but Wall Street is expected to rise on the open and Asian indexes closed higher

Asian stocks advance after Wall Street rebounds

Feb 23, 2018

Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged up

Spike in bond yields upends US stock market rally

Feb 21, 2018

U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday after an early gain faded as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields

Markets Right Now: Spike in bond yields upends a stock rally

Feb 21, 2018

Stocks gave up an early gain and ended lower on Wall Street as a late afternoon spike in bond yields sent investors for the exits.

Economy Growth

The Brexit effect: UK economy grows at 5-year low in 2017

Feb 22, 2018

Official figures show that the British economy did not grow as strongly as initially anticipated in the final quarter of 2017

New Zealand says Pacific trade deal will boost GDP 1 percent

Feb 21, 2018

New Zealand estimates a Pacific trade deal would boost its economy by up to 1 percent as exporters would face reduced tariffs on goods like kiwifruit, wine and beef

Of Mutual Interest: The reaction after the market's plunge

Feb 15, 2018

Tom Stringfellow of Frost Investment Advisors says investors don't seem to have altered their approach to the stock market all that much after the sharp drop at the beginning of this month.

For builders, demand and economy up; so are interest rates

Feb 15, 2018

US homebuilders maintain an optimistic outlook as economy and demand grow

US inflation pressures raising expectations for rate hikes

Feb 14, 2018

US inflation pressures seem to be mounting, potentially fueling more rate hikes

Financial Crisis

Italian campaign promises gloss over grim economic realities

Feb 23, 2018

Italian economic pickup belies weaknesses in real economy, few of which are being addressed directly as politicians stump for March 4 national elections.

Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow

Feb 21, 2018

The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to SEC, not more broadly

Eurozone economy cools amid stock market turmoil

Feb 21, 2018

A closely monitored economic survey of the 19-country eurozone has found business activity cooling slightly in February but still remaining near decade highs

Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet

Feb 20, 2018

Absenteeism among workers is rampant in Venezuela as the oil-rich nation sinks deeper into economic and political crisis

Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp

Feb 18, 2018

A job center has opened in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of a EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in regional host countries

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