All US exchanges shut down before Hurricane Sandy
2012-10-29 10:42:08 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — All major U.S. stock exchanges will remain closed with Hurricane Sandy due to make landfall on the East Coast.
There had been plans to allow electronic trading to go forward Monday on the New York Stock Exchange, but with all m...
Stocks edge higher, breaking a weeklong slump
2012-10-25 20:43:29 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing modestly higher after a handful of decent corporate earnings reports were enough to break a weeklong slump in the market.
The Dow Jones industrial average managed a gain of 26 points, ending the day at 13,104 ...
Global stocks wary on China trade, Europe talks
2012-07-10 10:34:30 UTC
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Stock markets showed tentative signs of recovery Tuesday in spite of weak trade figures from China and nervousness over European finance ministers' progress at a meeting focused on easing Spain's banking crisis.
In early tradin...
Stock indexes drift lower as Europe fears loom
2012-05-24 20:52:25 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average and other stock indexes drifted lower Thursday after a meeting of European leaders failed to deliver any new steps to ease the region's debt crisis.
The Dow dropped 54 points to 12,443 shortly be...
Algeria's frosty business climate may thaw
2012-04-11 17:09:37 UTC
ALGIERS (Reuters) - After a three-year campaign against one of its biggest foreign investors chilled Algeria's business climate, the country is sending out tentative signals that it may be ready for a thaw.
A period of aggressive economic natio...
Mike Flynn Seeks Immunity To Testify
2017-03-31 03:01:29 UTC
<blockquote><h2>Former national security adviser may know details of Russia ties</h2>
<h3>President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly willing to testify about the Trump team’s ties with Russia in exchan...
Romney criticizes Biden on consulate attack
2012-10-13 04:17:53 UTC
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Broadening his attack on administration foreign policy, Mitt Romney accused Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of "doubling down on denial" in a dispute over security at a diplomatic post in Libya that was overrun by terrorist...
EU sent inspectors to examine Spain deficit figures
2012-03-13 17:10:08 UTC
Inspectors from the European Commission have been in Spain to evaluate its 2011 budget deficit after the numbers came in much higher than expected, the EU executive said on Friday.
Spain said at the end of February that its budget deficit was 8....