Markets / Finance
China-Led Infrastructure Investment Bank Gains Global Support
March 28 2015 3:27 AM EDT
Like the U.K., Switzerland and other European countries, Russia has announced it intends to join the bank.
US Stocks Open Flat Ahead Of Yellen Speech
March 27 2015 10:22 AM EDT
U.S. stocks traded flat Friday after the U.S. economy grew more slowly than expected at the end of 2014.
European Stocks Head For Year's Biggest Weekly Fall
March 27 2015 6:26 AM EDT
Crude oil prices were lower due to the dollar's bounce and as investors reassessed the potential impact of the escalating conflict in Yemen.
India's IndiGo Airline Prepares For $400M Public Offer
March 27 2015 5:00 AM EDT
IndiGo has remained profitable in the last two years, avoiding much of the turbulence to hit rival Indian carriers.
Fed Market Gurus Prep Rate Hike Amid Last-Minute Anxieties
March 26 2015 10:54 PM EDT
The New York Federal Reserve officials tasked with prying interest rates off the floor have been meeting with bankers and traders to plot how best to do it, amid deep uncertainty over how much control they will really have over short-term lending markets.
Bank Of America Should Think About Breaking Up: Analyst
March 26 2015 5:55 PM EDT
A leading bank analyst published a note backing a shareholder proposal to have the megabank consider splitting itself up.
S&P 500 Joins Dow, Turns Red For 2015
March 26 2015 5:09 PM EDT
The S&P 500 joined the blue chip index and turned red for the year as economists look ahead to Friday's final revision of U.S. GDP.
Germanwings Crash Sends Airline Stocks Tumbling
March 26 2015 4:08 PM EDT
Airline stocks took a hit Thursday in the midst of reports the Airbus A320's co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed the plane.
High-Frequency Trading 'Flash Boys' Face Potential Hurdles
March 26 2015 2:15 PM EDT
High-frequency traders could come under new SEC rules, but experts doubt they'd have any significant effect on the complex market.
Dow Drops 100 Points As Oil Surges On Saudi Airstrikes In Yemen
March 26 2015 11:16 AM EDT
Tensions in the Middle East escalated overnight, triggering fears over crude oil supply.
Regulators Outline 'Debt Trap' Rules for Payday Lending
March 26 2015 2:08 AM EDT
The CFPB unveiled a plan to make high-cost personal loans more affordable.
China Says Will Control Risks As Yuan Becomes More Convertible
March 26 2015 1:20 AM EDT
A Chinese official said China has "the last one kilometer" to go before achieving full yuan convertibility.
Dow Plunges Nearly 300 Points
March 25 2015 4:47 PM EDT
Analyst says the drop was driven "mostly by an overbought tech sector and overbought biotechs.”
How Female CEOs Get Shortchanged In US
March 25 2015 2:28 PM EDT
A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York explores the hidden mechanisms behind the executive pay gap.
Dow Tumbles 200 Points As Business Investment Drops
March 25 2015 1:20 PM EDT
U.S. businesses spent less on investment for a sixth straight month, causing concerns that a strong dollar will weigh on corporate profits ahead of earnings season.
CEOs Earned Billions More Than Disclosed After Crisis
March 25 2015 11:36 AM EDT
Though company filings originally had a group of around 300 CEOs pulling in a combined $16 billion between 2009 and 2013, bull markets have pushed that total to $22 billion.
Kraft In Talks To Be Acquired By Brazil's 3G Capital: Source
March 24 2015 10:23 PM EDT
Kraft Foods Group Inc., maker of Velveeta cheese and Oscar Mayer meats, is in talks to be acquired by Brazilian private equity firm 3G Capital, a source familiar with the matter said.
Dow Tumbles 100 Points As Dollar Strengthens
March 24 2015 5:18 PM EDT
Global commodity prices such as oil are usually quoted in dollars and are likely to fall when the greenback is strong.
Payroll Cards Could Be Reined In By Washington State Bill
March 24 2015 11:20 AM EDT
Legislators respond to employers' growing use of payroll cards -- with hidden costs -- to pay wages.
Airbus, Lufthansa Shares Tumble After Germanwings Crash
March 24 2015 10:55 AM EDT
Shares of of U.S. airlines -- including Spirit, American, Delta and Southwest -- have also edged lower.