Financial Markets

SEC charges Volkswagen, former CEO with defrauding investors

Mar 15, 2019

SEC charges Volkswagen, former CEO Winterkorn with defrauding American bond investors during its emissions scandal

Asian shares shrug off Wall St losses as China ends congress

Mar 15, 2019

Shares are higher in Asia as China, Japan keep stimulus for economies

Bolivia's Morales, in Greece, backs Venezuela's Maduro

Mar 14, 2019

Bolivia's left-wing president has compared Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to an erstwhile colonial viceroy and spoke out against any military intervention in the troubled country

Eastman Chemical, Conduit Global cutting jobs in Tennessee

Mar 14, 2019

Eastman Chemical Co. says it is cutting an undisclosed number of jobs globally, citing "the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute" and an economic slowdown in Europe

Markets Right Now: After a slow start, stocks turn higher

Mar 14, 2019

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and were moving slightly higher in midday trading on Wall Street.

World stocks rise ahead of vote to push Brexit back

Mar 14, 2019

World stocks rise ahead of vote to delay Britain's exit from the EU

China's auto sales contraction worsens in February

Mar 14, 2019

China's auto sales in January and February contract 17.5 percent over a year ago as contraction in industry's biggest market worsens

Asian stocks edge up on stimulus hopes after Chinese data

Mar 14, 2019

Asian stocks mostly higher as slowing industrial output fuels Chinese stimulus hopes

Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher on Wall Street

Mar 13, 2019

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street, led by gains in health care and technology companies and giving the market its third straight gain.

UK lawmakers seek to stop no-deal Brexit as EU warnings grow

Mar 13, 2019

The U.K. and the EU woke up Wednesday to political crisis and warnings of economic chaos in just 16 days if Britain crashes out of the bloc without a Brexit withdrawal agreement to smooth the way.

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