Financial Markets

Strong earnings from Wal-Mart, Cisco drive US stocks higher

Nov 16, 2017

Strong quarterly earnings from Wal-Mart Stores, Cisco Systems and other companies are driving U.S. stocks higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the market on course to snap a two-day losing streak

Global stocks higher, oil prices steady

Nov 16, 2017

Global stock markets are higher while crude oil prices are steady

Asian stocks, oil prices steady

Nov 16, 2017

Asian stock markets and prices of oil are steady despite a second straight day of losses on Wall Street overnight

Oil price decline weighs on markets ahead of US tax vote

Nov 15, 2017

Global share prices fell sharply Wednesday as sinking oil prices weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks

Military now in Zimbabwe's capital after army chief's threat

Nov 15, 2017

Military moves into Zimbabwe capital after army commander's threat to 'step in' amid turmoil

Financial Services

Are holiday credit card promotions right for you?

Nov 16, 2017

Offers of deferred interest and 0 percent introductory APR can let you avoid credit card interest during the holidays. But if you aren't careful, one of these promotions could cost you a lot more than the other

Consumers' market remake if 'Obamacare' mandate repealed

Nov 16, 2017

Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won't get sick and boosting premiums for others

'Obamacare' mandate repeal would remake market for consumers

Nov 15, 2017

Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won't get sick and boosting premiums for others

Retirement planning should include long-term care costs

Nov 15, 2017

Worried about retirement savings? Don't forget to consider long-term care costs

US regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

Nov 14, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first digital pill that can track whether patients have taken their medicine

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