Financial Markets

Former FIFA VP Webb loses appeal against $1M bribery fine

Mar 12, 2018

Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb has lost his appeal against a 1 million Swiss franc ($1.05 million) fine imposed by the soccer body's ethics committee

Longtime Dow Chemical chief Andrew Liveris to depart

Mar 12, 2018

The longtime face of Dow Chemical will step down after guiding the company through its most turbulent era

Trump tariffs may imperil a delicate global economic rebound

Mar 11, 2018

Trump tariffs may imperil a delicate global recovery from financial crisis and recession

Goldman Sachs CEO Blankfein to retire by year end - report

Mar 9, 2018

Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein is planning on retiring as soon as the end of this year -- The Wall Street Journal

Capital One and Seagate rise while Mattel tumbles

Mar 9, 2018

Capital One Financial and Seagate Technology advance while Mattel and Big Lots fall

US stocks soar on strong jobs report; inflation fears ease

Mar 9, 2018

On the ninth anniversary of the bull market, Wall Street gets just what it wanted from the latest jobs report, sending stocks and bond yields moved sharply higher.

Markets Right Now: Strong hiring sends stocks, yields up

Mar 9, 2018

Stocks and bond yields rose on Wall Street after the government reported a big increase in hiring last month.

US bull market, 2nd longest since WWII, turns 9

Mar 9, 2018

The stock market's near decade-long climb upward since the depths of the Great Recession turns nine years old Friday

Senate GOP leaders add elements to bipartisan bank bill

Mar 8, 2018

Senate Republican leaders have added some further limits on regulators as well as consumer benefits to legislation rolling back restraints on banks, as substantial support from Democrats helps edge the bill closer to passage.

Markets Right Now: An early gain gone, US stocks trade mixed

Mar 8, 2018

Stocks gave up an early gain and were mixed in midday trading on Wall Street.