Currency Markets

US stock indexes hold steady after back-to-back down weeks

Aug 21, 2017

U.S. stock indexes were little changed in midday trading on Monday, holding relatively steady following back-to-back losses for the Standard & Poor's 500 index over the last two weeks.

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Korea tensions keep a lid on global markets

Aug 21, 2017

World stocks are mostly lower as joint U.S. and South Korean military drills keep markets on edge and investors await a key meeting of central bankers later this week

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Asian shares mixed ahead of Korean drills, banker meeting

Aug 21, 2017

Asian stocks are mixed as investors monitored joint military drills between U.S. and South Korean forces and awaited a key meeting of central bankers later this week

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A midday rally fades as sporting goods stocks are penalized

Aug 18, 2017

US stocks can't maintain a midday rally and finish lower as sporting goods companies sink following disappointing results from Foot Locker and Hibbett Sports

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Geopolitical uncertainty stalks markets after Spain attacks

Aug 18, 2017

World stock markets slide as U.S. political upsets, Spain terror attack batter global investor sentiment

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Debt And Bond Markets

Venezuela's Maduro: 'Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand'

Aug 11, 2017

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says he wants a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump - the same man he routinely ridicules as a crass imperial magnate.

US stocks dip with energy prices; European stocks sink

Jul 21, 2017

U.S. stocks slip along with energy prices and a winning streak for technology companies ends

Royal Bank of Scotland in $5.5B settlement over US mortgages

Jul 12, 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland has reached a $5.5 billion settlement in the United States over mortgage-backed securities issued before the financial crisis

Greece seeks bailout deal that will restore market access

May 31, 2017

Greece seeks bailout deal that will restore market access 'swiftly'

Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"

May 31, 2017

Venezuela opposition leaders are decrying Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s purchase of bonds from the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro, who has been targeted by almost two months of protests

Greece: Creditors must deliver on promise to lighten debt

May 29, 2017

Greece's finance minister insists the country's international creditors must agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable to help the nation emerge from its protracted financial crisis

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