Stories about Markets

Aug 25 2016

Cincinnati Zoo Is 'Not Amused' About Memes Mocking Harambe The Gorilla

The zoo hasn't said exactly why they took down their Twitter page or if it had anything to do with the ongoing mentions of Harambe by their Twitter followers. It's time ...

Aug 25 2016

Universal Reportedly Ending Streaming Exclusives After Frank Ocean Album Release

However, days before Blonde landed, Ocean released a 45-minute visual album named Endless, apparently closing his deal with Universal and allowing him to release Bl...

Aug 25 2016

Iowa board halts pipeline work on 15 landowners' parcels

The board scheduled an oral argument proceeding regarding an emergency motion filed by landowners asking the board to stop enforcement of its approval of the pipeline, wh...

Aug 24 2016

Global stocks higher ahead of Fed meeting

London's FTSE 100 was up 1.3 points at 6,860.31. On Friday , the Dow Jones industrial average shed 45.13 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 18,552.57. An upbeat assessment of...

Aug 24 2016

India welcomes back Sindhu after rare medal in Rio

Sindhu's homecoming Monday included a ride through Hyderabad, the technology hub in southern India, in an open-top bus. PV Sindhu's golden efforts by winning a silver m...

Aug 24 2016

July new home sales skyrocket to highest level in almost 9 years

The demand has eclipsed the pace of construction. At the end of July there was an estimated supply of 4.3 months at the current sales rate, down from a 4.9 month supply...

Aug 24 2016

Positive Economic Conditions Could Soon Warrant an Interest Rate Hike, Fed Says

New York Fed President William Dudley on Thursday was upbeat about the outlook for jobs and growth, adding color to his view that the time for another interest-rate incr...

Aug 24 2016

TSX rises and S&P 500 trades near its high

The yen's relative weakness helped Japan's Nikkei Stock Average eke out a 0.3% gain. But TMX Group was off 5.4 per cent after three big pension funds announced they were ...

Aug 23 2016

Asian shares slip, dollar stands tall on Fed hike bets

Fed vice chairman Stanley Fischer gave a generally upbeat assessment of the USA economy's current strength in prepared remarks on Sunday, saying the job market was close ...

Aug 23 2016

US Stocks Drop as Oil Falls with Fed Rate Hike Doubts Rising

With the earnings season coming to an end, investor focus will shift to Yellen's speech on Friday at the annual central bankers' meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to see w...

Aug 23 2016

Speedo drops sponsorship of Ryan Lochte, donates to children in Brazil

The swimmer - who won one Gold medal in the Rio Olympics for men's 4x200m freestyle relay - is no longer sponsored by the swimsuit company, Ralph Lauren and laser hair re...

Aug 23 2016

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting

Australia's S&P/ASX 200 Index gained 0.3 percent. Federal Reserve vice chairman Fischer said in a speech at the Aspen Institute in Colorado that the U.S. In early Europ...

Aug 23 2016

Couche-Tard to buy United States convenience store chain CST for $4.4B

Last year, CST reported $11.4 billion in revenue. And it looks like its growth story will continue to play out as it enters into another merger. (OTCPK:ANCUF) at $48.53 p...

Aug 22 2016

Revenue Secretary meets various stakeholders over concerns on GST

The more the evasions and exemptions, the higher will be the tax rate. According to him moderate tax rate and evasion can not coexist. Their major concerns included d...

Aug 22 2016

Mets hit three homers, beat Giants 9-5

Yoenis Cespedes hit two long home runs and an RBI double in his second game back from the disabled list, boosting Bartolo Colon and the visiting New York Mets over the ...

Aug 22 2016

India appoints Urjit Patel as next RBI governor

It was Patel, who recommended inflation targeting for the monetary policy to have any credibility. Consumer inflation accelerated to 6.07 per cent in July, the fourth con...

Aug 22 2016

Americans win water polo gold

They also kept their streak alive of winning a medal at every Games since women's water polo was added to the Olympics in 2000. Italy and the USA have played once this ...

Aug 22 2016

European stocks open higher as investors digest Fed minutes

Some say it could occur as early as its next meeting in September, while others say it is more likely in December, following the US election. USA crude CLc1, which ad...

Aug 22 2016

What We're Reading: Public Health Emergency Declared in Puerto Rico Over Zika

The public health emergency declaration comes after Puerto Rico reported 1,914 new cases of the Zika virus over the last week. For most Americans, the dreaded Zika vi...

Aug 22 2016

Containment of destructive California wildfire grows

A firetruck passes scorched cars and trailers burned by the Blue Cut fire in Phelan, Calif ., on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. A wind shift caused the fire to cross a cont...