Financial Markets

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey

Apr 21, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey; inflating expectations of a simpler tax season next time

Slumping tech companies weigh on US stocks

Apr 20, 2018

A steep slide in technology stocks weighed on U.S. stocks Friday, pulling the market lower for the second day in a row

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Apr 20, 2018

Stocks closed broadly lower Friday, extending the market's modest losses from a day earlier

Markets Right Now: Slumping tech stocks weigh on US indexes

Apr 20, 2018

A slump in big technology stocks helped pull U.S. indexes lower on Wall Street, extending the market's modest losses from a day earlier.

Board votes to double tuition at Puerto Rico university

Apr 20, 2018

A majority of federal control board members have voted to more than double tuition at Puerto Rico's largest public university

Stock markets steady, oil slips after Trump slams OPEC

Apr 20, 2018

Global stock markets subdued amid trade worries, while the oil fell after President Donald Trump slammed OPEC for keeping prices high

US officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

Apr 20, 2018

Two senior U.S. Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders

Board approves austerity plans for Puerto Rico amid protests

Apr 19, 2018

A majority of federal control board members have approved new austerity measures for Puerto Rico, saying they will help revitalize the economy and create more jobs amid the U.S. territory's 11-year recession

Stocks post first loss of the week as tech companies drop

Apr 19, 2018

Losses among technology and consumer products companies weighed on U.S. stocks, snapping a three-day winning streak for the market

IMF's Lagarde: Trade tensions threaten global economy

Apr 19, 2018

IMF's Largarde: US-China trade tensions, rising debt load threaten healthy global economy

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