Financial Markets

Markets Right Now: Stocks rally broadly on Wall Street

Aug 14, 2017

Stocks rally broadly as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea appeared to ease.

VP Pence says US won't stand by as Venezuela 'crumbles'

Aug 14, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with families who fled Venezuela amid the country's economic collapse, and says they've have told him "heartbreaking" stories of their struggle for food.

Confidence returns to markets as North Korea tensions ease

Aug 14, 2017

Stocks are up and gold is down as tensions over North Korea ease following an intervention by China

Eurozone industry shows signs of slowing amid euro's rise

Aug 14, 2017

Official figures show that industrial output across the 19 countries that make up the eurozone fell in June, a development that will likely reinforce concerns about the export-sapping impact of the rising euro

Japan economy grows at 4 percent annual pace in April-June

Aug 14, 2017

Japan economy gains momentum, growing at 4.0 percent annual pace in April-June helped by stronger consumer, corporate demand

The Latest: Venezuela body sets October date for elections

Aug 12, 2017

Venezuela's newly installed constitutional assembly has decided to push up gubernatorial elections by two months to October, though many in the opposition see it as a false promise unlikely to ever materialize

US stocks snap 3-day losing streak in roller coaster week

Aug 11, 2017

Gains among technology companies helped snap a three-day losing streak for U.S. stocks Friday, though the market ended with its worst weekly loss since March

Markets Right Now: Stocks end bumpy week with modest gains

Aug 11, 2017

Stocks managed to post modest gains at the end of a turbulent week that left the market with its biggest weekly loss since March.

North Korea tensions continue to weigh on global stocks

Aug 11, 2017

Global stock markets have slumped as President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks on North Korea prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise

Venezuela's Maduro: 'Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand'

Aug 11, 2017

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says he wants a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump - the same man he routinely ridicules as a crass imperial magnate.