Financial Markets

Wells Fargo: 4 currency executives no longer work at bank

Oct 20, 2017

Three high-level foreign exchange executives and a currency trader have left Wells Fargo, bank won't say if they were fired

Markets Right Now: Banks, technology lead gains for stocks

Oct 20, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks.

Budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the year

Oct 20, 2017

The Trump administration says the federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed budget year, an $80 billion spike

Gains by banks, technology firms lead US stocks higher

Oct 20, 2017

Technology companies and banks are leading U.S. stocks modestly higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the market on course to extend its gains for the week

Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation's tax system

Oct 20, 2017

Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation's tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and double the standard deduction used by most average Americans

Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget

Oct 20, 2017

President Donald Trump is promising tax cuts the 'biggest in the history of our country' following Senate passage of a $4 trillion budget plan

Europe's easy money taps to be tightened _ very slightly

Oct 20, 2017

The economy in the 19 countries that use the shared euro currency is growing ever stronger, and it's time for the European Central Bank to start telling the public how it will phase out its extraordinary stimulus measures

Global stocks get modest boost from US tax hopes

Oct 20, 2017

World stock markets pushed higher Friday after the passing of a budget resolution in the U.S. Senate stoked hopes that President Donald Trump's tax reform package will be enacted.

How major US stock indexes fared on Thursday

Oct 19, 2017

The major U.S. stock indexes finished mixed Thursday after partially recovering from midday losses

Last-minute rebound lifts S&P 500, Dow edge to new highs

Oct 19, 2017

A last-minute surge nudged U.S. stocks indexes mostly higher Thursday, barely extending the market's winning streak and milestone-setting run