US stocks sink on Ukraine crisis concerns

US stocks opened sharply lower Thursday as Ukraine crisis worries surged, offsetting upbeat encouraging US economic growth and unemployment data.

Rio Tinto official admits taking bribe: Report

An official of the Anglo-
Australian mining giant Rio Tinto on Monday admitted in a Chinese
court that he took nearly USD one million bribe in a case that
has sparked a diplomatic row between Beijing and Canberra.

US stocks decline as tech sector overshadows positive GDP report

US stocks fell Friday, capping the Dow Jones Industrial Average`s worst month in nearly a year, despite government figures showing the economy grew at its fastest pace in six years last quarter.

World stocks recover from US jobs disappointment

Stock markets and the dollar bounced back from earlier losses Friday as investors said weaker than expected US December jobs figures did little to alter predictions for ongoing economic growth this year.

US stocks plunge on Dubai`s debt woes

US stocks slumped during a shortened trading day Friday amid a debt crisis in Dubai that sparked similar sell-offs in other world markets.

Dow hits 2009 high as dollar slumps

The Dow Jones industrial average stormed to its highest level in more than a year Monday as a falling dollar boosted prices for gold, oil and other commodities.

US stocks gain on Ford profits, positive economic news

US stocks started the week stronger Monday amid a surge of positive economic news and surprising profits for carmaker Ford.

US stocks sag; Dow under 10,000 again

US stocks skidded lower after
abruptly reversing early gains as investors shrugged off more
positive earnings reports amid a strengthening dollar that
impacted multinational companies.

Dow closes above 10,000 for 1st time in a year

When the Dow Jones industrial average first passed 10,000, traders tossed commemorative caps and uncorked champagne. This time around, the feeling was more like relief.

Dow tops 9,000 as home sales rise for 3rd month

Investors celebrated news of another jump in home sales by propelling the Dow Jones industrials to their first close above 9,000 since January.