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US stocks end lower as Ukraine, Gaza weigh on markets

US stocks end lower as Ukraine, Gaza weigh on markets

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 09:46

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 47.07 points (0.28 percent) to 17,053.11.

US shares rebound, euro briefly dips below $1.35

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 22:46

U.S. stocks rebounded and European markets recovered a bit on Friday but the euro dipped below $1.35 for first time since February after a Malaysian airliner was downed in eastern Ukraine and Israel stepped up a ground assault in Gaza.

Wall St slides on Malaysian airliner crash news

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 09:52

U.S. stocks sank on Thursday, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10 on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border.

World stocks hit by news of Ukraine air tragedy

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 09:16

Asian markets took a hit Friday after a Malaysia Airlines jet came down in battle-wracked Ukraine, sparking geopolitical tensions and sending Wall Street tumbling as the US claimed it had been shot down.

US stocks end week lower as market eyes earnings

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:44

US stocks retreated this week following a light calendar of economic news punctuated by a brief mid-week swoon over troubles at a leading Portuguese bank.

Asian stocks extend drop after cool China price data

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:08

Asian stocks extended losses to a one-week low on Wednesday after China`s consumer inflation cooled slightly more than expected in June, pointing to lingering weakness in the economy.

US stocks fall for second day on earnings caution

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 01:44

New York: US stocks fell in a broad selloff on Tuesday, dropping for a second straight session as investors exercised caution ahead of the start of earnings season.

US stocks drop amid warnings of a possible pullback

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:57

US stocks fell on Monday, retreating from last week`s records as analysts pointed to profit-taking and to predictions from some experts that the market was due for a pullback.

US stocks dip on weak German data, profit-taking

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 20:06

Equity markets in Germany, France and Britain all dropped.

Global economy weekahead; living in interesting times

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:57

The European Central bank cut rates last month and may yet have to resort to quantitative easing to ward off deflation.

Asian stocks, dollar rise on upbeat US jobs data

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 07:47

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent in early trade, close to this week`s three-year highs, while Japan`s Nikkei stock average rose 0.9 percent.

Asia shares score 3-year high on economic optimism

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 07:48

Asian stocks scored a three-year peak on Wednesday after a round of upbeat global economic data whetted risk appetites and helped Wall Street taste all-time highs.