Economy

US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

Nov 4, 2019

The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement

Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

US economy defies threats with a solid job gain for October

Nov 1, 2019

US added a solid 128,000 jobs in October despite GM strike

Draghi stepped in during euro's darkest hour

Oct 28, 2019

Mario Draghi is widely credited with rescuing one of the Europe Union's most precious projects _ its 20-year-old single currency _ from disaster with a well-timed phrase and actions to back up his words

The Latest: Draghi says his legacy not dented by criticism

Oct 24, 2019

As he winds up his eight-year term, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says his legacy isn't dented by the unusual public criticism by some ECB officials of a key part the bank's last stimulus package

Currency Markets

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war

US stocks notch solid gains as China eases trade tensions

Sep 12, 2019

Stocks notched broad gains on Wall Street Wednesday as investors drew encouragement from China's move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs

US stock indexes end mostly higher after late buying burst

Sep 10, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Tuesday, erasing much of an early slide, as investors favored smaller, U.S.-focused companies for the second straight day

Syrian pound hits record low, setting off hike in prices

Sep 10, 2019

Syrian pound hits record low against dollar, setting off hike in prices in war-torn country

Asian shares mixed as investors look ahead to rate decisions

Sep 10, 2019

Asian shares are mixed after a day of listless trading on Wall Street as investors awaited signs on global interest rates

Debt And Bond Markets

US long-term mortgage rates rise, with 30-year at 3.56%

Sep 12, 2019

US long-term mortgage rates rise, with 30-year average at 3.56%

US stock indexes end mostly higher after late buying burst

Sep 10, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Tuesday, erasing much of an early slide, as investors favored smaller, U.S.-focused companies for the second straight day

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Aug 22, 2019

The Congressional Budget Office says the federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

Aug 17, 2019

President Donald Trump has been warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, but recession may be coming before that.

Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Aug 15, 2019

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears