Financial Markets

A grim preview of a trade war takes shape

May 6, 2019

Companies that rely on China are getting hammered after Trump vows tariff escalation

Lebanon stock trading suspended over central bank strike

May 6, 2019

The Beirut Stock Exchange says it is suspending trading due to the open strike declared by the employees of Lebanon's central bank

Asian markets plunge after Trump threatens China tariff hike

May 6, 2019

Asian markets plunge after Trump threat of more tariffs on China

The Latest: Biden expects Trump attacks on him and family

May 5, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden has told donors to his presidential campaign that he knows President Donald Trump is "going to go after me and my family."

Report: Uber barring its ex CEO from NYSE balcony during IPO

May 4, 2019

Uber's CEO is barring his predecessor from taking part in the opening bell ceremony on the balcony overlooking the New York Stock Exchange next week, when the ride-sharing company is expected to make its hotly anticipated stock market debut

Puerto Rico reaches key deal with power company bondholders

May 4, 2019

Puerto Rico's government has reached a key debt restructuring deal with a group that bought bonds issued by the U.S. territory's power company

How the major US stock indexes fared Friday

May 3, 2019

Stocks closed broadly higher on Friday, erasing most of the market's losses for the week and driving the S&P 500 index to its second straight weekly gain

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, S&P 500 just short of record

May 3, 2019

Stocks are ending higher on Wall Street, erasing most of the market's losses for the week and bringing the S&P 500 index close to the record high close it reached on Tuesday.

Solid jobs report, earnings push stocks broadly higher

May 3, 2019

Stocks moved broadly higher as more corporate earnings beat forecasts and the government issued a solid jobs report for April

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments

May 3, 2019

The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans its own cryptocurrency-based payment system