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  • Bank of America to buy back $4 billion in stock

    Bank of America is announcing plans to buy back $4 billion in stock after getting conditional approval from the Federal Reserve. The buyback will be done through June 2016, the bank said Wednesday. Bank of America's buyback plan comes with conditions,...
  • Asia stocks weak after US drops on Fed rate hike anxiety

    Asian stocks got off to a weak start Wednesday following sharp declines on Wall Street sparked by growing investor anxiety about a looming U.S. interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 18,757.55, getting some relief...
  • Malaysia says ringgit undervalued but rules out dollar peg

    Malaysia's central bank said Wednesday that the ringgit, which has plunged 14.4 percent against the U.S. dollar since September, was sharply undervalued but ruled out reintroducing capital controls. The ringgit has slid to 3.70 to the dollar, making it...
  • Investors rattled as U.S. dollar rises against euro and yen

    Investors rattled as U.S. dollar rises against euro and yen
    A day after marking its sixth anniversary with a big gain, the bull market stumbled. A sharp increase in the dollar's strength and lingering concerns about an interest-rate hike sparked a sell-off Tuesday that wiped out the major indexes' gains for...
  • Stocks plunge on dollar's strength, possible rise in interest rates

     Stocks plunge on dollar's strength, possible rise in interest rates
    You might think one of the strongest unemployment rates in years would be viewed as good news for the stock market. But with investors used to coddling from the Federal Reserve, the relatively low 5.5 percent unemployment rate released last week, has...
  • US stocks sink as investors worry about higher rates

    U.S. stock indexes fell sharply as fears of over possible interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve roiled financial markets around the globe. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 332 points, or 1.9 percent, to 17,662 Tuesday. The Standard &...
  • The Fed faces a dilemma on interest rate hike

    The Fed is in a tough spot. When is it safe to raise interest rates? The Federal Reserve, the nation's central bank, has the dual responsibility of keeping prices stable (low inflation, no deflation) and keeping Americans employed. Right now, that...
  • Asia stock markets overshadowed by US interest rate outlook

    Asian stock markets mostly fell Tuesday as the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates dimmed the outlook for equities. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 18,733.31 and South Korea's Kospi dropped 0.2 percent to 1,989.72. Hong...
  • The bull market turns 6 after rising from financial crisis

    In 2009 the stock market was filled with panic. The housing market had collapsed. Lehman Brothers had gone under and General Motors was on the verge of bankruptcy reorganization. The U.S. was in a deep recession, and stocks had plunged 57 percent from...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

    Stocks rebounded on Monday from a big sell-off on Friday. Gains were led by industrials and technology companies. The market had slumped on Friday after a strong jobs report boosted expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates as early...
  • US stock indexes climb; GM gains on buyback announcement

    Stocks are closing higher as investors shake off fears from last week over a possible interest rate increase this summer. The market had slumped on Friday after a strong jobs report boosted expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise rates in June....