Financial Markets

Markets Right Now: Banks, tech stocks lead indexes higher

Sep 19, 2017

U.S. stocks posted slight gains on Wall Street, enough to send major indexes to more record highs

Global shares drift as investors pause ahead of Fed

Sep 19, 2017

Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday as investors paused for breath a day after U.S. stock markets struck a record high and geared up for the latest interest rate decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Asian shares mixed as Nikkei rises on yen, muted elsewhere

Sep 19, 2017

Asian shares are mixed as investors await comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve

Orbital ATK and CF Industries jump while Hasbro skids

Sep 18, 2017

Orbital ATK and CF Industries Holdings climb while Hasbro and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries fall

Markets Right Now: Banks, tech lead gains for us stocks

Sep 18, 2017

Banks and other financial companies led stocks modestly higher, extending the market's gains from last week.

Fed likely to pare its bond portfolio even with outlook hazy

Sep 18, 2017

Fed likely to begin paring its bond portfolio at time of uncertainty about its own leadership

Bank of England chief says UK to underperform until mid-2018

Sep 18, 2017

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says the British economy is likely to grow slower than its peers in the Group of Seven until the middle of next year

Portugal is upgraded out of junk status and its markets jump

Sep 18, 2017

Portugal's stock market is rising and its borrowing rates are falling after the country recovered its investment-grade rating from Standard & Poor's

Asian markets rise ahead of Trump speech, Fed meeting

Sep 18, 2017

Asian stock markets have risen ahead of this week's U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting and President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations

Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

Sep 16, 2017

Tax cuts and calls for billions more for the military quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

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