Financial Markets

Stocks jump after Trump says he'll meet with Xi next week

Jun 18, 2019

Stocks are marching sharply higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading as investors cheered news that the leaders of the U.S. and China will meet next week to discuss their long-running trade dispute

The Latest: Regulation on Facebook currency is likely

Jun 18, 2019

One regulatory expert believes Facebook's new currency will "almost surely" fall under U.S. regulation adopted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

European Central Bank hints at stimulus _ drawing Trump ire

Jun 18, 2019

The European Central Bank's president says that the bank is ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus if the economy needs it.

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

Jun 18, 2019

Facebook plans its own digital currency for use by 2 billion-plus people

US stocks edge higher after 2 weeks of gains

Jun 17, 2019

U.S. stocks edged higher in midday trading on Wall Street following two weeks of gains.

Markets Right Now: Stocks are off to a mixed start

Jun 17, 2019

Stocks are getting off to a mostly higher start on Wall Street as the market comes off two weeks of gains.

Euro gains in global use, but dollar still dominates

Jun 13, 2019

The European Central Bank says the euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves, rebounding from historic lows as U.S. sanctions deter some countries' use of the U.S. currency

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall for the 2nd day in a row

Jun 12, 2019

Stocks are ending lower for the second day straight, dragged down by losses in technology companies and banks.

Asian stocks mostly lower after retreat on Wall Street

Jun 12, 2019

Shares have fallen in Asia after U.S. stocks gave up early gains and fizzled in afternoon trading

Argentina's Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate

Jun 11, 2019

Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he is choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October's presidential election

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