Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
Markets Around the World Drop 2-4% on Greek Worries. The announcement that the banks and stock market in Greece would be closed was made by the Greek Prime Minister on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Within 24 hours, markets around the world declined in ... If you do have some funds or stocks that are not in the ... 06/30/2015 - 5:48 am | View Link
Stocks drop on Greek woes NEW YORK (AP) — A political stalemate in Greece rattled financial markets worldwide on Monday, driving U.S. stocks lower. The euro sank to ... of its gains for the year in the past two weeks as worries resurface about Europe and the strength of the ... 05/14/2012 - 8:41 pm | View Link
World stocks drop as worries over Greece intensify MILAN (AP) — World stock markets dropped sharply Monday as worries intensified over the condition of the eurozone and whether Greece is edging towards exiting the single currency union. In Athens, Greek party leaders struggled for a ninth day to form a ... 05/13/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Stocks dive, Dow off 376 on world economic worries Investors are concerned that the debt problems in European nations like Greece and Portugal will spill over to ... But its advance didn’t help stocks. “The drop in the euro is the initial phase of a long-term, multi-year economic decline in Europe ... 05/20/2010 - 2:13 am | View Link
Stocks dive, Dow off 376 on world economic worries NEW YORK -- Stocks ... worries about the global economy. The department said new claims for unemployment benefits rose by 25,000 to 471,000, their largest amount in three months. That came as an unpleasant surprise to investors who were expecting a slight ... 05/19/2010 - 3:28 pm | View Link
World stocks, euro drop on fears about Greece, economy ... Read more about World stocks, euro drop on fears about Greece, ... and the euro slumped on Tuesday on a new round of worries that Greece may not meet its deadline ... 02/9/2017 - 9:22 am | View Website
GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks and oil drop on worries over Greece ... GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks and oil drop on worries over Greece, China. ... Equity markets around the world fell on Monday and U.S. oil prices slumped 5 percent after ... 02/7/2017 - 4:10 am | View Website
European Stocks Drop on Banks, Health Care, Greece Worries European Stocks Drop on Banks, Health Care, Greece Worries European markets fell on Monday, as investors focused on individual stocks like Deutsche Bank, despite ... 01/28/2017 - 2:01 pm | View Website
U.S. Stocks Drop on Greece Worries | 4-Traders U.S. stocks declined, as investors worried over whether Greece and its creditors would be able to seal a bailout pact. ... U.S. stocks declined, ... 12/6/2015 - 7:31 am | View Website
Greece’s Debt Crisis Sends Stocks Falling Around the Globe ... Stocks slumped on Wall Street and fell sharply in Europe and Asia as Greece’s difficulties spread worries about ... the world delivered to ... 07/15/2015 - 12:59 am | View Website
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A U. N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia dismissed charges against a former cadre of the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime on Wednesday, saying the Buddhist nun had not played a senior enough role during a period when some 1.8 million people died.
A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall, killing himself and four American tourists, an accident investigator said Wednesday.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) held steady at 31 percent support in a survey published on Wednesday, remaining hard on the heels of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives - on 34 percent - seven months ahead of a federal election.