Aug 31, 2010 4:27 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded sideways and crude oil and copper declined. For the month, the Dow declined 4% and the Nasdaq index fell 6%. Gold increased 5.6% and crude oil declined nearly 9%. Market index in Japan declined 7.5% in August as the yen rallied 6%.
Aug 31, 2010 4:44 AM ET
U.S. stocks traded sideways after the confidence index inched higher. Research In Motion Ltd declined more than 2%. DSW Inc declined after second quarter net doubled. Dollar General Corp declined after second quarter net soared 51%.
Aug 31, 2010 11:18 AM ET
The UK indexes slid after consumer confidence rose in August. The UK M4 money supply growth eased, mortgage approvals rose and lending fell in July. Endeavour International agreed to sell Cygnus asset for $110 million.
Aug 31, 2010 10:36 AM ET
The benchmark index in Australia fell more than 1% ignoring positive economic data and tracked losses in Japan and international markets. Retail sales and building approvals rise in July. Gross operating profits at companies rises in second quarter. Perth records the second driest winter on record.
Aug 31, 2010 10:32 AM ET
The European markets declined after euro-zone inflation eased to 1.6% in August. The euro area unemployment rate rose to a twelve-year high in July. The OECD annual inflation increased in July. German jobless rate remained stable at 7.6% in August.
Aug 31, 2010 10:25 AM ET
Stocks in Japan plunge to the year-to-date low and for the month dropped 7.5%. Industrial output, retail sales, and housing starts rise in July. JAL submits a rehab plan to the court. Monthly wages increased 1.3% in July.
Aug 31, 2010 10:04 AM ET
Stocks in China region fell after a report said personal incomes fell in the U.S. Profits of large and midsize steelmakers in China slumped in July. First half profits at Guangzhou Auto surged three-fold.
Aug 31, 2010 2:01 PM ET
India reported GDP in the fiscal first quarter ending in June expanded at the fastest rate in ten quarters. The growth in manufacturing and mining industries led the expansion as exports growth trailed the domestic consumption.
Aug 31, 2010 9:35 AM ET
U.S. stocks trade lower on worries of slowdown in global economic recovery. Obama urged Senate to approve small business bill. HSBC finalized auto loan portfolio to Santander for $3.56 billion. Hewlett-Packard agreed to pay $55 million to settle kickbacks case.
Aug 30, 2010 4:18 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded lower after person income and spending data were lower than estimated. Talks of more stimulus and emergency lending from the Bank of Japan lifted market indexes in Japan. Wheat surged on weather conditions in Europe.