Financial Markets

Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

Jul 20, 2018

Trump is casting aside concerns about Fed's independence, saying he's "not happy" with rate hikes

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

Jul 20, 2018

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs hikes

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Jul 19, 2018

Banks and other large U.S. stocks fell Thursday, but smaller companies climbed, which made for a mixed finish on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Banks weigh on large-stock indexes

Jul 19, 2018

Banks and other large U.S. stocks fell but smaller companies climbed, making for a mixed finish on Wall Street.

Farmers fret and wait as US-China trade war escalates

Jul 19, 2018

American farmers have put the brakes on unnecessary spending as the U.S.-China trade war escalates

UK pound sinks below $1.30 after retail sales disappoint

Jul 19, 2018

The British pound has fallen below $1.30 for the first time in ten months after disappointing retail sales news raised further questions over whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month

Global stocks drift lower as US considers more tariffs

Jul 19, 2018

Global stock markets are drifting lower as the U.S. holds a hearing on new tariffs on autos and auto parts

Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade

Jul 19, 2018

Asian stock markets drift in mixed trading as investors await further moves on trade

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Jul 18, 2018

Big gains for banks and for transportation companies like airlines and railroads took U.S. stock indexes slightly higher Wednesday

Markets Right Now: Airlines, banks lead US stocks higher

Jul 18, 2018

Stocks are ending modestly higher as big gains for transportation and financial companies were partly offset by losses elsewhere.

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