Commodity Markets

Stocks end lower ahead of US-China trade war deadline

May 9, 2019

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Thursday, extending the market's slide into a fourth straight day, as investors braced for the possible escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China.

Europeans struggle to preserve Iran nuclear accord

May 8, 2019

Nations trying to keep alive the deal meant to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon are urging Tehran to back off its threat to resume higher enrichment of uranium

Iran threatens more uranium enrichment if no new nuke deal

May 8, 2019

Iran has threatened to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord

Shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

May 8, 2019

World shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

Worsening US-China trade tensions rattle financial markets

May 7, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trade war.

World shares mixed as China affirms trade talks to go ahead

May 7, 2019

Global stock markets are mixed after China said its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate their tariff war

Asia stocks mostly higher after Trump trade threat

May 7, 2019

Asian stock markets rebound after China says trade envoys preparing to go to Washington despite Trump's new tariff threat

Asian markets plunge after Trump threatens China tariff hike

May 6, 2019

Asian markets plunge after Trump threat of more tariffs on China

The Latest: Biden expects Trump attacks on him and family

May 5, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden has told donors to his presidential campaign that he knows President Donald Trump is "going to go after me and my family."

Global shares edge higher ahead of US jobs data

May 3, 2019

Global markets see modest gains as traders await US jobs data