Financial Markets

Global shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher

Apr 24, 2018

Global shares are mostly higher as a surge in U.S. bond yields pushes the value of the dollar up against other major currencies

Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash

Apr 24, 2018

Power struggle: Bitcoin 'mines' in upstate New York are sucking up so much electricity that rates have spiked for ordinary customers

US stocks wobble and bond yields set four-year highs

Apr 23, 2018

Stocks finish mostly lower as technology companies slip and health care companies rise

Rates on short-term Treasury bills rise; highest since 2008

Apr 23, 2018

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels in more than nine years.

Henry Schein and Vectren rise while Akorn and Alcoa tumble

Apr 23, 2018

Henry Schein and Vectren gain ground while Akorn and Alcoa tumble

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Apr 23, 2018

U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to an early gain and finished mostly lower Monday as technology companies slipped

Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower after early gain fades

Apr 23, 2018

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street after an early gain faded away.

Greece beats budget target as it looks to post-bailout era

Apr 23, 2018

Greece has beaten bailout budget targets for a third successive year and eased its massive debt burden by a fraction

Global stocks looking for direction in flat start to week

Apr 23, 2018

Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges Monday as investors awaited fresh drivers following a volatile couple of months

Report: Iran officially bans use of cryptocurrencies

Apr 23, 2018

Report: Iran bans use of cryptocurrencies in financial transactions to prevent 'money laundering and terrorism'

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