Apr 13, 2012 7:43 AM ET
The European indexes declined and rising Italian and Spanish yields have dampened investor sentiment. Bauer full year 2011 profit declined driven by poor performance in its construction segment.
Apr 13, 2012 7:35 AM ET
German and Spanish inflation eased but Italian inflation increased in March. Hungarian and Italian production and Dutch surplus declined in February.
Apr 12, 2012 4:02 PM ET
U.S. indexes extended gains for the second day in a row after two Fed officials endorsed the low interest rate view through 2014. Weekly jobless claims rose. Google Inc jumped 2% ahead of earnings after the market close.
Apr 12, 2012 9:55 AM ET
Industrial production in the euro area and Spanish leading economic index rose in February. Greek jobless rate jumped to a record high of 21.8% in January. Inflation in France increased but in Portugal slowed to 7-month low in March.
Apr 12, 2012 9:27 AM ET
The European indexes traded sideways after Italy sold €2.9 billion of 3-year bonds at higher borrowing costs. Output in the euro area improved in February and Greek jobless rate climbed in January. The International Energy Agency maintained oil demand outlook for 2012.
Apr 11, 2012 7:32 AM ET
U.S. indexes halted a losing streak of five days after Alcoa Inc reported better than expected earnings. Home builders surged on the expectations of higher earnings and banks gained ahead of earnings. Natural gas prices fell below $2 mark for the first time since January 2002.
Apr 11, 2012 10:01 AM ET
German wholesale price index and Hungarian annual inflation slowed in March. Spanish industrial output dropped and Estonian deficit widened in February.
Apr 11, 2012 9:56 AM ET
The European indexes rebounded but German bond auction failed to meet expectations and bond yields of Spain and Italy fell. Germany raised €3.87 billion and Italy raised €11 billion from bond auctions today. Nokia cuts outlook for the first quarter. Automakers report strong monthly sales.
Apr 10, 2012 4:00 PM ET
U.S. stocks fell for the fifth day in a row and indexes lost more than 1% today and extended losses to 4% in the period. Euro zone debt crisis resurfaced as yields surge to a high for the year. Best Buy Co said CEO Brian Dunn resigned and Sony Corp declared annual loss for the fourth year in a row.
Apr 10, 2012 11:07 AM ET
The European indexes slumped after latest confidence survey showed a decline and bond yields of Spain and Italy gained for the third day in a row. French manufacturing output fell in February. STMicroelectronics plunged 5.9% after lowering its gross margin outlook.