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Wall Street joins global stocks rally; dollar ahead

Wall Street joins global stocks rally; dollar ahead

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:08

The dollar climbed smartly as the euro sank to a nine-month low against the greenback. U.S. Treasuries yields rose.

US stocks rise on housing data, Home Depot earnings

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 02:51

US stocks on Tuesday finished with solid gains following encouraging economic data and a solid earnings report from Home Depot.

Modest inflation data helps push US stocks higher

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 20:30

US stocks pushed higher in early trade Friday, looking toward a possible third straight gain helped by data showing the economy continues to grow with inflation in check.

Global stocks rise after Russia steps back; gains fragile

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 15:12

The increased appetite for risk led to a modest drop in safe-haven bonds, with German Bund futures slightly down.

US stocks gain despite Iraq, Ukraine uncertainty

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 10:18

Wall Street contended with rising tensions over Ukraine and Iraq, yet US stocks still finished in the black for the week following a big rally Friday.

Asian shares skid as Obama confirms air strikes on Iraq

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 09:25

Obama said in an address that he authorized targeted strikes to protect the besieged Yazidi minority and U.S. personnel in Iraq, after the Iraqi government requested help.

Asia stocks steady after Wall Street rally, dollar off peaks

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 06:57

Asian stocks were mostly steady on Tuesday, halting the previous day`s slide after Wall Street rallied on upbeat earnings and relief over Portugal`s rescue of its largest listed bank, while lower bond yields kept the dollar away from recent peaks.

US stocks end lower despite solid jobs report

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 05:02

Wall Street stocks finished lower despite a solid US jobs report and generally good corporate earnings as investors took a cautious stance after Thursday`s rout.

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.