Stories about Markets

Sep 27 2016

Iran Releases Canadian-Iranian Professor Detained on 'Security Charges'

The prime minister also recognized "the co-operation of those Iranian authorities" who facilitated Hoodfar's release and repatriation. Kaveh Ehsani, a friend of Hoodfar...

Sep 27 2016

Preparing to bid for Twitter?

Forbes notes that Twitter's live streaming deals with the National Football League and NBA are likely attractive to Disney, but as Recode discussed earlier this month...

Sep 27 2016

Ryan Moore becomes US Ryder Cup captain Love's last pick

Maybe this time will be different. I think they'll get into the hotel around 4pm (local time) and I'll already be up there. "I think our experience is really going to hel...

Sep 27 2016

IMF welcomes BOJ new policy framework, sees 2 percent inflation elusive

With Japan struggling to break free of a long, debilitating phase of deflation despite the ultra-easy monetary policy adopted in April 2013, many economists have said tha...

Sep 27 2016

Clinton, Trump look to overcome weaknesses on debate stage

We'll see. It's expected to be one of most widely watched debates ever on TV, with millions more streaming it on their portable devices. She has cut down her public app...

Sep 26 2016

Trump, Netanyahu discuss Islamic State, Iran, Palestinians in meeting

After failing to reach an accord in his two terms in office, Obama is said to be considering a major speech or a USA -backed U.N. Security Council resolution that lays ou...

Sep 26 2016

Company restarts gasoline pipeline after leak in Alabama

The company has acknowledged that since the spill was spotted, between 252,000 gallons and 336,000 gallons of gasoline leaked from its pipeline near Helena, Alabama. "I w...

Sep 26 2016

Tropical Storm Julia keeping strength off coast of Carolinas

Tropical Storm Karl is "fighting a hostile environment" as the system, about 790 miles west-northwestward of the Cape Verde Islands, maintains maximum sustained winds at...

Sep 26 2016

Twitter shares surge amid reports it is inching closer to sale

Google and Salesforce .com are said to be among the firms eyeing the microblogging site. However, a deal could result before the end of the year as companies look to b...

Sep 26 2016

US Federal Reserve leaves interest rate unchanged

Elsewhere, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told the United Nations on Wednesday that the world's second-largest economy would promote economic development by opening up its ec...

Sep 26 2016

Eight injured in Baltimore shooting, three gunmen at large, say police

Police investigate the scene of a multiple shooting in Baltimore on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Police officials said three gunmen were responsible for the attack and...

Sep 26 2016

Saudi Arabia is pumping out more crude oil than ever before

Oil producers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and also Russian Federation plan to meet in Algeria next week to discuss measures to rein ...

Sep 25 2016

Aguero double leads Man City past Swansea

Four-time African Player of the Year Yaya Toure's chances of ever playing for Manchester City again diminished further Friday after his fiery agent launched another withe...

Sep 25 2016

Lundqvist brilliant as Sweden advances to semifinals

Others were convinced they were going to be embarrassed by older competition. Loui Eriksson iced the game with with an empty-netter with three seconds left on the clock...

Sep 25 2016

Asian stocks shoot higher after Fed decision

The Fed raised its target range for the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to 0.25-0.5 percent in December previous year, the first rate hike in almost a decade. The d...

Sep 25 2016

Rob Kardashian Shares Sonogram of His Baby Girl

She was just a great mom. and [that] led me to want to start a family with Chyna . In last week's episode, Rob continued to deal with some of his insecurities about C...

Sep 25 2016

Publishing BBC salaries not in interests of licence fee payers, says chairman

The Department of Culture will announce on Thursday that it has told the BBC to disclose the pay of 109 TV and radio presenters within the next year, as the government re...

Sep 24 2016

Buffett won't discuss Wells Fargo scandal until November

The announcement came two days after Stumpf faced bipartisan outrage from a Senate panel over the alleged misconduct, believed to have gone on at the second-largest US ba...

Sep 24 2016

Could Google be in the market to buy Twitter?

Several companies are in the mix, but the most notable is Google, as the tech giant has reportedly shown interest in purchasing Twitter . "From a strategic standpoint,...

Sep 24 2016

Rogue trader Kerviel told to repay 1m euros

A French appeals court on Friday ordered disgraced former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel to pay the bank 1 million euros in damages for multi-billion dollar losse...