Financial Markets

Raiders mark new chapter with Vegas stadium groundbreaking

Nov 14, 2017

The Oakland Raiders have broken ground on a new stadium in Las Vegas, just across the freeway from the city's world-famous casinos

Nikkei up but Asia shares mostly lower, digesting China data

Nov 14, 2017

Asian shares are trading mostly lower as markets watch for tax reform developments in the U.S. and digest economic data from China

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly lower

Nov 13, 2017

Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology and industrial companies.

A political shock throws Lebanon's economy back into crisis

Nov 11, 2017

Just when things were starting to look up for Lebanon, a new political crisis is threatening to send the country crashing down again

Markets Right Now: Health care companies lead stocks lower

Nov 10, 2017

Stocks are lower as health care companies fall and technology and energy companies also take losses

Hurricane sets off fierce debate about leaving Puerto Rico

Nov 9, 2017

The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are arguing fiercely over the morality of leaving the blacked-out island vs. staying to fulfill a patriotic duty to rebuild

How major US stock indexes fared on Thursday

Nov 9, 2017

US stocks skidded Thursday after Senate Republicans surprised Wall Street by proposing a delay in cutting corporate taxes

EBay and Stericycle slide while Macy's and Fox jump

Nov 9, 2017

EBay and Stericycle fall while Macy's and Twenty-First Century Fox rally

Markets Right Now: Stocks opening lower on Wall Street

Nov 9, 2017

Stock indexes are opening lower led by telecoms, industrials and materials sectors

The Latest: Panel blocks bigger benefits for raising kids

Nov 8, 2017

The House Ways and Means Committee has blocked Democratic efforts to provide bigger tax benefits for parents' costs of raising children and adopting kids