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  • US stock market opens higher, breaking a 4-day slump

    U.S. stocks are opening modestly higher after four losing days. Cruise operator Carnival jumped 6 percent in early trading Friday after reporting income that was far higher than Wall Street analysts were expecting. The Dow Jones industrial average...
  • Yemen weighs on Asian shares, Japan gains on stimulus hopes

    Asian shares were lackluster Friday as investors monitored violence in the Middle East but Japan's market rose after weak economic data boosted hopes for more central bank stimulus. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 19,564.67 after...
  • US stocks extend losses to a fourth day, oil price gains

    U.S. stocks are closing lower after a see-saw day, extending the market's losses to a fourth day. European and Asian markets also fell Thursday after Saudi Arabia launched strikes on military installations in Yemen. The price of oil rose. The Dow...
  • Pressure rises on Greece as savers drain bank deposits

    Greek bank deposits dropped by more than 7.5 billion euros ($8.2 billion) in February, ramping up pressure on the country's teetering financial system as its government scrambles to reach a deal with creditors within days. The central bank of Greece said...
  • US market open lower, pushing losing streak to a 4th day

    U.S. stock indexes are opening modestly lower as the market extends a losing streak to a fourth day. Declines were sharper in European and Asian markets Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 89 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,631 as of 9:35 a.m....
  • Sophia Bera: 3 steps to an emergency fund

    If you lose your job tomorrow, do you have enough money to pay your rent next month? Bad things can happen. Start an emergency fund in three simple steps to cushion you in times of trouble. Saving an emergency fund can sound like a daunting task. You may...
  • US market indexes slump, extending declines to a 3rd day

    U.S. stock indexes are closing lower, bringing the market further below record highs reached earlier this month. Kraft bucked the trend, soaring 36 percent Wednesday after reaching a deal to be acquired by Heinz. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell dropped...
  • US stocks move lower following drop in durable goods

    U.S. stock indexes are moving lower, bringing the market further below record highs reached earlier this month. Kraft soared 40 percent Wednesday after reaching a deal to be acquired by ketchup maker Heinz. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 15 points, or...
  • US stocks open mixed following news of Kraft acquisition

    U.S. stock indexes are mixed in early trading following big merger news. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped five points to 18,006 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained one point to 2,092. The Nasdaq...
  • Thousands turn out for Greek Independence Day parade

    Thousands of Greeks lined a main central Athens avenue despite rain on Wednesday to watch the country's annual Independence Day military parade, with spectators allowed along the route for the first time in about three years. The crowds at the parade,...
  • Asia stocks drift lower as Fed, China weakness weigh

    Asian stocks drifted mostly lower Wednesday as investor sentiment was kept in check by the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates following improved economic data as well as the lingering fears about China's weakening growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...