An official says a ban on foreign investors buying a pioneering dynasty's ranch holdings has scuttled Australia's biggest land sale.
November 19, 2015
Russia says it intends to ban imports of Ukrainian food starting next year.
November 18, 2015
Stocks are seeing broad gains in afternoon trading on Wall Street, as investors move past concerns that the terrorist attacks in Paris could spell trouble for the global economy. Oil and gas stocks made the biggest gains as oil prices rose. The energy sector in the S&P 500 soared 2.4 percent, far more than the rest of the market. Defense contractors rose, while some travel-related stocks fell.
November 17, 2015
30 industrials 17281.98 up 36.74 or 0.21 percent
November 16, 2015
Cyprus' finance minister says the eurozone country has passed what could be the final review of its 10 billion euro ($10.73 billion) bailout program.
November 13, 2015
Weak oil prices, mixed Chinese economic data and the prospect of a Fed rate hike have been keeping trading quiet in overseas markets today. Japan's Nikkei closed with a gain of less than 0.1 percent, while benchmark indexes in South Korea and Shanghai edged lower. However, Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 2.4 percent. European markets have opened lower. The Dow starts the day at 17,702, after losing 56 points yesterday. The S&P fell close to 7 points, while the Nasdaq composite gave up 16. Futures point to a higher open on Wall Street.
November 12, 2015
International stock markets were mostly higher today, although only slightly, as attention focused on key economic indicators from China that showed little change. Futures point to an upward drift on Wall Street this morning. Benchmark U.S. crude oil dipped under $44 to just above $43.50 a barrel. The dollar slipped against the yen and the euro.
November 11, 2015
As the holiday season gets into swing, a bevy of retailers are preparing to report their latest earnings results.
November 10, 2015
At 2 p.m. Eastern time, the Dow was down 211 at 17,699.35. The Nasdaq composite was down 67 at 5,079.29. The Standard and Poors 500 was down 25 at 2,074.18.
November 9, 2015