Stories about Markets

Oct 25 2018

Imran Khan leaves for Saudi conference saying Pakistan 'desperate' for loans

Pointing at his earlier efforts to extend a hand of peace to India, The cricketer-turned-politician said that after winning elections, the first ever thing that he tried ...

Oct 25 2018

Saudi Arabia's $6 billion aid pledge lifts Pakistan stocks

Islamabad announced Saudi Arabia had agreed to give Pakistan $3 billion in foreign currency. Khan had visited Saudi Arabia last month in his first overseas trip sin...

Oct 25 2018

$1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing to be held Tuesday night

The record $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday night. But much of the focus has been on Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing and what would be the largest jac...

Oct 24 2018

Brent oil holds near $80 as Saudi Arabia plans output increase

Oil futures were little changed on Monday after paring earlier losses despite Saudi Arabia's pledge to raise crude production to a record high, two weeks before US sancti...

Oct 24 2018

WINNING NUMBERS: Mega Millions $1.6 billion jackpot numbers announced

The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, and the jackpot will reset itself to $40 million - or $22.8 million cash. The numbers drawn in Tuesday night's drawing were ...

Oct 24 2018

Elon Musk Announces Opening Date of His High-Speed Underground Tunnel

At this speed, the platform takes less than a minute to complete the test track. It originates at a property owned by SpaceX, one of Musk's other ventures, and runs about...

Oct 23 2018

Elon Musk says first tunnel is almost done, opens Dec 10 - tweet

The company has also touted plans to have its systems run high-speed travel between cities. The Boring Company produced a concept video for the service earlier this ...

Oct 22 2018

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street skids, China slows

The MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up 0.05 percent after earlier falling as much as 0.9 percent ahead of the release of Ch...

Oct 22 2018

No victor in Saturday's Powerball drawing; jackpot now worth $620 million

United Kingdom players can win a separate prize by betting on the numbers. According to the N.C. Education Lottery, which offers Mega Millions tickets, a single victor in...

Oct 22 2018

Trade war and rising debt knock Chinese growth to a new low

China's economy grew 6.5 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, falling short of market expectations and marking the weakest pace since the global financial c...

Oct 21 2018

Tesla’s New ‘Mid-range’ Model 3 Is Its Cheapest Car Yet

Tesla has said that it would not manufacture the base-level version of the Model 3 this year. To date, the company had only been offering more expensive versions o...

Oct 21 2018

Roughly 800 people bought pot on opening day of Kamloops' cannabis store

Meanwhile, Quebec Cannabis Corp. said Thursday that some items are unavailable on its website and it expects further product shortages - particularly oil, capsules, a...

Oct 21 2018

The Mega Millions winning numbers are in

Mega Millions' record haul was a $656 million jackpot shared by people in three states in 2012. The estimated prize has now soared to a whopping $667 million for Tue...

Oct 21 2018

As Border Restrictions Tighten, Some Experts See Migrant Caravans Growing In Size

A standoff between thousands of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States and Mexican police stretched through the night with some migrants hanging ...

Oct 21 2018

Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level | AP business

While a standard Taylor Rule would recommend much higher interest rates than the Fed now envisions - a fact often used to criticize the relevance of policy rules in gener...

Oct 21 2018

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1B _ thanks to worsening odds

The Mega Millions Jackpot has now reached a new world record. This upcoming jackpot just barely surpasses the previous record of $1.5686 billion, which was the grand pr...

Oct 21 2018

OPEC, allies struggle to fully deliver pledged oil output boost - internal document

CNPC is not expecting any Iranian oil to arrive at Dalian, a source familiar with the matter said , adding that buyers are unlikely to lift Iranian oil from bonded tanks...

Oct 20 2018

US Still Confident That Market Can Cope Without Iranian Oil

According to a United States official earlier this month, U.S. is considering waiver on sanctions for the nations which are cutting their crude oil import from Iran . ...

Oct 20 2018

Fed's Quarles Favors Gradual Hikes With Eye on Potential Growth

The discussion, revealed Wednesday in minutes of the Fed's September 25-26 policy meeting, showed that a few participants thought the Fed's key rate would need to "beco...

Oct 20 2018

Tesla Starts Offering $45K Model 3

The self-driving capability that Tesla Inc. customers have been able to pay for but not activate for two years is going on hiatus. Musk said on Twitter in May that ...