Financial Markets

US stocks snap 3-day losing streak in roller coaster week

Aug 11, 2017

Gains among technology companies helped snap a three-day losing streak for U.S. stocks Friday, though the market ended with its worst weekly loss since March

Markets Right Now: Stocks end bumpy week with modest gains

Aug 11, 2017

Stocks managed to post modest gains at the end of a turbulent week that left the market with its biggest weekly loss since March.

North Korea tensions continue to weigh on global stocks

Aug 11, 2017

Global stock markets have slumped as President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks on North Korea prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise

Venezuela's Maduro: 'Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand'

Aug 11, 2017

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says he wants a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump - the same man he routinely ridicules as a crass imperial magnate.

Credit Suisse bans trading of Venezuelan bonds

Aug 10, 2017

Credit Suisse is banning the trading and use of Venezuelan bonds, as the constitutional crisis in the South American country continues to escalate

Taylor Swift doesn't sugar-coat testimony in groping case

Aug 10, 2017

A defiant and occasionally exasperated Taylor insisted during a whirlwind hour of testimony that a Denver DJ grabbed her bare backside and held on for a long time during a meet-and-greet before a concert

Tech companies lead worst day for US stock market since May

Aug 10, 2017

Brewing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea put investors in a selling mood again Thursday, dragging U.S. stocks lower for the third day in a row

How major US stock market indexes fared Thursday

Aug 10, 2017

U.S. stocks closed lower for the third day in a row Thursday, led by declines in technology companies and banks, two of the highest-performing sectors over the last year

Puerto Rico sees 11 percent drop in school enrollment

Aug 10, 2017

Puerto Rico's education secretary says enrollment at the U.S. territory's public schools so far has dropped by 11 percent compared with the previous year

Markets Right Now: Stocks drop, led by technology companies

Aug 10, 2017

Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology companies and banks, two of the highest-performing sectors over the last year.