Financial Markets

Credit Suisse bans trading of Venezuelan bonds

Aug 10, 2017

Credit Suisse is banning the trading and use of Venezuelan bonds, as the constitutional crisis in the South American country continues to escalate

Taylor Swift doesn't sugar-coat testimony in groping case

Aug 10, 2017

A defiant and occasionally exasperated Taylor insisted during a whirlwind hour of testimony that a Denver DJ grabbed her bare backside and held on for a long time during a meet-and-greet before a concert

Tech companies lead worst day for US stock market since May

Aug 10, 2017

Brewing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea put investors in a selling mood again Thursday, dragging U.S. stocks lower for the third day in a row

How major US stock market indexes fared Thursday

Aug 10, 2017

U.S. stocks closed lower for the third day in a row Thursday, led by declines in technology companies and banks, two of the highest-performing sectors over the last year

Puerto Rico sees 11 percent drop in school enrollment

Aug 10, 2017

Puerto Rico's education secretary says enrollment at the U.S. territory's public schools so far has dropped by 11 percent compared with the previous year

Markets Right Now: Stocks drop, led by technology companies

Aug 10, 2017

Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology companies and banks, two of the highest-performing sectors over the last year.

Global shares mostly lower on rising unease over North Korea

Aug 10, 2017

Global shares mostly lower on growing unease over North Korea, weak Japan data

Asian stocks mostly lower on growing unease over North Korea

Aug 10, 2017

Asian stocks mostly lower on growing unease over North Korea, weak Japan data

US oil industry pushes back on sanctions against Venezuela

Aug 9, 2017

Trump administration decision to slap sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's all-powerful constitutional assembly brings to 30 the number of government loyalists targeted

The Latest: BPI attorney: Settlement with ABC exceeds $177M

Aug 9, 2017

A lawyer for a South Dakota meat producer says the company's defamation lawsuit settlement with ABC exceeds the $177 million charge the network's parent company reported in a recent financial filing