Economy

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

May 21, 2018

International celebrities urge Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption

Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

May 21, 2018

Trade war between China, U.S. put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

May 21, 2018

Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade

The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

May 21, 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is celebrating his re-election in an energized speech inviting his defeated challengers to join him for a dialogue about the country's future

US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

May 21, 2018

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China

Currency Markets

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

May 21, 2018

Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade

US stock indexes cap choppy trading week with a mixed finish

May 18, 2018

Despite a choppy week of trading and a mixed finish for U.S. stocks, the market extended its recent streak of relative calm Friday

Global stocks mixed on backdrop of US-China talks

May 18, 2018

World stocks are mixed as U.S. and Chinese officials hold a new round of talks to avert a trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

May 18, 2018

Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

Portugal heads to Russia with 13 players from Euro 2016 win

May 17, 2018

Portugal is going to the World Cup in Russia next month with Cristiano Ronaldo and 12 other players who led the nation to the European Championship title two years ago

Debt And Bond Markets

Italian stocks and bonds roiled by populist program

May 18, 2018

The anti-establishment 5-Star movement has opened voting by its rank-and-file on a program with the right-wing League that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes close broadly higher

May 16, 2018

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street as technology and health care companies post solid gains.

Argentines haunted by memories of crisis oppose IMF's help

May 11, 2018

The decision by Argentina's government to seek a financing deal with the International Monetary Fund has brought back haunting memories for many Argentines who blame the IMF's policies for the country's worst economic crisis in 2001

Markets Right Now: Technology leads more gains for US stocks

May 10, 2018

Stocks are closing solidly higher on Wall Street for the second day in a row, extending the market's gains for the week.

US releases Puerto Rico debt crisis report, offers solutions

May 9, 2018

A new U.S. report details how Puerto Rico accumulated some $70 billion in public debt and suggests ways federal officials could help avoid a repeat of the crisis, such as removing a triple-tax exemption on the island's bonds