Financial Markets

Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher, extending gains

Apr 17, 2018

Stocks are closing broadly higher as the market builds on its gains from a day earlier.

US stocks add to gains as company earnings reports impress

Apr 17, 2018

U.S. stocks are solidly higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the market on course to finish with a gain for the second straight day

IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

Apr 17, 2018

IMF, on eve of meetings, foresees bright outlook for US and global economies this year

Britain's famed Queen Elizabeth 2 ship now a hotel in Dubai

Apr 17, 2018

Britain's famed Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship will finally open as a floating luxury hotel moored off Dubai nearly a decade after her last ocean voyage

Global stocks turn higher on upbeat corporate earnings

Apr 17, 2018

Global shares are mixed amid persisting worries over trade tensions between China and the U.S.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax-form claims are exaggerated

Apr 17, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump promises a one-page tax form for next year that's basically already in use, backs away from old promise of a card-size form

Asian shares flat to slightly higher as geopolitics weigh

Apr 17, 2018

Asian shares flat to slightly higher as China reports 1Q GDP expanded 6.8 percent

Rates on short-term Treasury bills rise at weekly auction

Apr 16, 2018

Rates on short-term Treasury bills rise at weekly auction to highest levels since last month

AP FACT CHECK: Trump hypes new tax forms, misstates currency

Apr 16, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is exaggerating government plans for a smaller-sized tax form and contradicting his own Treasury Department on China and Russia currency devaluation

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