Financial Markets

Energy leads US stocks indexes to a mostly higher finish

Sep 22, 2017

A listless day on Wall Street finished with U.S. stock indexes mostly eking out small gains Friday, as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies offset losses elsewhere

How major US stock market indexes fared Friday

Sep 22, 2017

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly higher

Sep 22, 2017

Stocks struggled to a mostly higher finish on Wall Street as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere.

Jordan's young crown prince makes global debut in UN speech

Sep 22, 2017

Jordan's 23-year-old crown prince debuts at UN General Assembly, signaling he's being groomed for prominent role

China criticizes S&P credit rating cut as 'wrong decision'

Sep 22, 2017

The Chinese finance ministry has criticized the cut in the Standard & Poor's rating agency's credit rating on the country's borrowing as a 'wrong decision' and said it ignores China's financial strength

Asian shares fall on North Korea concerns, China rate cut

Sep 22, 2017

Most Asian stock markets fall as investors turn cautious following new US sanctions targeting North Korea, China credit rating downgrade

When nearly everything's a winner, gold investors get antsy

Sep 21, 2017

In a world where nearly every investment is rising, so is gold

Markets Right Now: US stocks edge lower in midday trading

Sep 21, 2017

U.S. stock indexes edged lower in midday trading, wiping out modest gains from a day earlier.

Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

Sep 21, 2017

President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal, but Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Trump has not informed him or others in the administration about his decision

Fed announces a start to modestly reducing its bond holdings

Sep 20, 2017

Fed announces start of trimming of bond holdings with $10 billion reduction in October