Apr 19, 2012 4:01 PM ET
U.S indexes decreased for the second day in a row after initial jobless claims were ahead of expectations and existing home sales fell in March for the second month in a row. The index of leading economic indicators in the month posted the sixth advance in a row.
Apr 19, 2012 9:41 AM ET
The European indexes climbed after Spain and French sold debt at higher yields. Audi agreed to acquire Italian sports motorcycle manufacturer Ducati. Actelion, Akzo Nobel, and TeliaSonera quarterly net dropped.
Apr 18, 2012 4:09 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded lower after IBM missed sales expectations and Intel reported weaker than anticipated gross margins. Tech stocks led the market decline. Warren Buffett, chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway said his condition is not remotely life threatening.
Apr 18, 2012 8:46 AM ET
The European indexes traded lower and the Euro area swung to deficit in February. Argentina rejected a $10.5 billion compensation claim from Repsol. Canada-based Alimentation agreed to acquire Statoil Fuel & Retail for $2.8 billion.
Apr 18, 2012 8:43 AM ET
Euro area current account swung to deficit and production fell in February. Swedish central bank held rate and Swiss economic sentiment improved in April.
Apr 17, 2012 8:25 AM ET
The European indexes rose after Spain raised €3.18 billion in debt auction and German sentiment improved to a two-year high in April. UK annual inflation rose in March. Repsol slumped after Argentina nationalized energy company YPF SA.
Apr 16, 2012 4:06 PM ET
U.S. stocks rebounded after retail sales were ahead of expectations in March. Treasury yields turned negative after adjusting for inflation. World Bank appointed another American as a head following the tradition of seventy years over objections from fast developing nations.
Apr 16, 2012 9:58 AM ET
Euro area trade balance swung to a surplus, employment in the German manufacturing sector and Italian exports increased in February. Danish output prices climbed and Norwegian trade surplus rose to a record high in March.
Apr 16, 2012 11:40 AM ET
The European indexes pared gains as investors focused on the rising bond yields. GDF acquired remaining 30% stake in International Power for £6.4 billion. Henkel rose after reiterating fiscal 2012 growth outlook.
Apr 13, 2012 3:59 PM ET
U.S. stocks declined after Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase reported better than expected earnings but rising expenses worries outweighed. Sentiment was weak after credit default swap on Spanish bonds rose to a record high and China reported weakest quarterly economic growth in nearly four years.