Financial Markets

Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks

Jun 28, 2019

Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of them permission to raise dividends and buy back more stock.

Up, down, back again: Funds deliver returns, vertigo

Jun 27, 2019

If you're brave or lazy enough to be a totally hands-off investor, congratulations, you've got a nice surprise coming

Swiss-based Glencore takes controlling stake in PolyMet mine

Jun 27, 2019

Swiss-based global commodities giant Glencore AG says it's taking a 72% stake in PolyMet Mining, gaining majority control over what's slated to become Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine

The Latest: Gas prices could increase on refinery closure

Jun 26, 2019

AAA says gasoline prices may increase after the announcement that a Philadelphia oil refinery will close after a devastating fire

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Jun 24, 2019

Health care companies helped pull the broader market slightly lower Monday in a day of listless trading as investors focused on upcoming trade talks between the U.S. and China

Q&A: How can stocks cheer while bonds can't find a friend?

Jun 20, 2019

Just as the S&P 500 was setting its record high on Thursday, bond yields were tumbling to their lowest levels in years

Energy stocks swing with economic signals, Mideast tensions

Jun 20, 2019

Energy stocks slipped over sliding oil prices in the second quarter as trade disputes threatened economic growth and crimped demand

Markets Right Now: Stocks gain, approaching another record

Jun 20, 2019

An early surge on the stock market put the S&P 500 index within range of another record high.

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed rate cut talk

Jun 20, 2019

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed talk of possible rate cuts

White House offers budget freeze if Dems don't agree to deal

Jun 19, 2019

Trump administration bargainers are offering a one-year budget freeze and saying that Democratic spending demands remain too high

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