All posts tagged "pound"
Stock indexes wobble as White House unveils tax plan
White House officials laid out a broad outline for changing the U.S. tax code
- Posted April 26, 2017
Global stocks as focus slowly turns away from Trump
LONDON – Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday as investors slowly turned their focus away from what President-elect Donald Trump will do in office to more fundamental drivers, such as whether the Federal Reserve...
- Posted November 15, 2016
Stocks fall for 8th day, longest decline since 2008 crisis
NEW YORK – Stocks retreated for an eighth consecutive day on Thursday as nervous investors remain transfixed on the potential outcome of next week’s U.S. presidential election, which has become too close to call. The stock market...
- Posted November 3, 2016
Eurozone Growth ‘Losing Momentum’ as Britain Rebounds
LONDON — Britain’s exit from the European Union – whenever it takes place – is a cloud over the economic outlook for both the country and its major trading partners within the 19-country eurozone. Further evidence emerged...
- Posted October 5, 2016
Stocks say ‘nevermind’; reverse recent losses as banks jump
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks climbed Friday as banks made a rapid recovery following a steep fall a day ago. Investors hoped Deutsche Bank and the financial system in general were in better shape than they had...
- Posted September 30, 2016
Tech and consumer companies lead US stocks higher
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rebounded Tuesday and climbed after a survey showed consumer confidence is at a nine-year high, a sign Americans will keep spending in the months to come. Technology and consumer stocks made the...
- Posted September 27, 2016
US stocks creep higher as Federal Reserve meeting starts
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks inched higher Tuesday in another cautious day of trading as investors kept an eye on central banks in the U.S. and Japan. Health care and household goods companies led the way while...
- Posted September 20, 2016
Stocks decline, hurt by declines in banks; Waiting for Fed
NEW YORK – Stocks were moderately lower Friday, pushed down, in part, by the price of oil. Investors continue to remain on edge regarding the possibility of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates at its meeting next...
- Posted September 16, 2016
US stocks slump as traders fear higher interest rates
Investor jitters over the possibility the Federal Reserve is ready to raise interest rates this year roiled Wall Street Friday, handing the stock market its worst day in more than two months. The Dow Jones industrial average...
- Posted September 9, 2016
US stock indexes notch modest losses; oil prices surge
A slide in technology and consumer-focused companies helped pull U.S. stock indexes modestly lower Thursday, offsetting strong energy sector gains. A broad swath of retailers, from department stores to fast-food chains, also notched losses, while most of...
- Posted September 8, 2016