Jan 13, 2012 9:35 AM ET
The U.S. indexes fell after JPMorgan reported lower than expected earnings. The U.S. trade deficit widened in November and imports prices slid in December. Italy successfully sold €4.75 billion of debt at a lower borrowing cost.
Jan 13, 2012 8:39 AM ET
Stocks in Japan gained today and added for the week on the positive momentum in the international markets. Exporters and auto makers gained after the yen edged lower. Inpex Corp finalized its investment in the $34 billion natural gas plant. Dentsu estimated 8.4% increase in December revenues.
Jan 13, 2012 8:27 AM ET
Euro area trade surplus increased and Hungarian industrial production expanded an unrevised 3.5% but Spanish leading index fell in November. Swiss National Bank estimated income of Sfr13 billion for fiscal 2011. Inflation in Spain slowed in December.
Jan 13, 2012 7:11 AM ET
European markets gained after Italy sold €4.75 billion of debt today at lower yields. Inpex and Total finalized $34 billion Ichthys LNG Project in Australia. BMW and Daimler planned to ramp up production at U.S. plants and add 1,500 new jobs.
Jan 13, 2012 6:43 AM ET
Australian stocks advanced on the back of a rally in world markets. Miners, industrials and financials led the latest gains. For the week, the ASX 200 index increased 2.1%.
Jan 12, 2012 4:40 PM ET
U.S. stocks extended gains for the fourth time in the last five days and oil prices declined 2%. Banks were in focus ahead of earnings from JP Morgan and Wells Fargo. European markets gained on strong bond offerings from Spain and Italy. Infosys tumbled 8% after it offered muted outlook.
Jan 12, 2012 11:43 AM ET
Stocks in Japan declined and current account surplus narrowed in Japan by 86% on weak exports and lower energy demands. The Nikkei declined 0.7% ahead of the European rate decision. The yen traded near 11-year high against the euro.
Jan 12, 2012 4:42 PM ET
Chevron expects fourth-quarter earnings significantly below earlier expectations. Infosys third quarter net soared 15.4% to $458 million. Shaw Communications first quarter net surged to $202 million. Williams-Sonoma said revenues increased 4.2% to $901 million in the holiday period.
Jan 12, 2012 10:43 AM ET
The UK indexes rose after successful bond auctions by Spain and Italy and the Bank of England left key rate and bond purchase program unchanged. The UK industrial output declined in November. RBS planned to cut 3,500 jobs over three years.
Jan 12, 2012 1:00 PM ET
The U.S. indexes fell after U.S. retail sales rose and foreclosure filings drop to 49-month low in December and weekly jobless claims climbed to 399,000. Regions Financial agreed to sell its brokerage unit to Raymond James for $1.2 billion.