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  • Asian markets tepid ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting

    Asian stock markets were lukewarm Tuesday, taking a cue from losses on Wall Street ahead of earnings from major Asian companies and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 outperformed the region, gaining 0.5 percent to...
  • Unhealthy ending: Stocks fall as health care shares weigh

    U.S. stocks are closing lower as health care companies weigh on the market and investors await a flood of earnings reports. Stocks appeared headed for new highs in the morning Monday, but then drifted lower, led by declines in health care. Mylan, a...
  • Stocks rise as investors prepare for busy week of earnings

    The U.S. stock market is opening moderately higher as investors prepare for a busy week of company earnings news. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 73 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,154. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose five points, or 0.3...
  • How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'

    He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy. Yet, if U.S. authorities are correct, Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, managed to send a...
  • Stocks rise on tech earnings; Nasdaq adds to record

    Stocks advanced slightly Friday as investors cheered the quarterly results of three large technology companies: Google, Microsoft and Amazon. The modest gains helped close out a relatively strong week for U.S. stocks, with the three major indexes...
  • Amazon, Microsoft lead gains in big technology stocks

    Big gains by Amazon, Microsoft and Google sending technology stocks to a higher close. The broader market also rose Friday, but not as much. The Nasdaq composite rose again, a day after beating its record-high close from the peak of the dot-com boom 15...
  • Big technology stocks rise in midday trading; Amazon soars

    Big gains by Amazon and Google are lifting technology stocks. Amazon soared 15 percent in midday trading Friday after revealing details about its cloud computing service for the first time. Google and Microsoft also rose after reporting their latest...
  • Big technology stocks rise in early trading; Amazon soars

    Big gains by Amazon and Google are lifting technology stocks in early trading. Amazon soared 15 percent early Friday after revealing details about its cloud computing service for the first time. Google and Microsoft also rose after reporting their latest...
  • Deutsche Bank settles Libor manipulation investigation for $2.5 billion

    Deutsche Bank settles Libor manipulation investigation for $2.5 billion
    Deutsche Bank will pay $2.5 billion to an array of New York, U.S. and British regulators to settle a long-running investigation into alleged manipulation of a key interest rate benchmark known as Libor. The settlement, the largest rate-manipulation...
  • Fed's Dudley hopeful of interest rate hike this year despite weak data

    Fed's Dudley hopeful of interest rate hike this year despite weak data
    A top Federal Reserve policymaker said Monday that he was hopeful the central bank will raise its benchmark short-term interest rate this year despite recent weak economic data. William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York,...
  • Former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke to advise Citadel hedge fund

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke will work as advisor to a leading hedge fund, becoming another onetime Washington official to move into the high-paying financial industry. Bernanke will be an "outside senior advisor" at Citadel, a...