Financial Markets

Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency

Dec 11, 2017

Security based on volatile digital currency bitcoin begins trading on major US exchange for 1st time

In tax push, Trump's team uses a dubious growth estimate

Dec 11, 2017

In tax push, Trump team uses growth estimate that independent analyses consider unrealistic

Markets Right Now: Stocks edge higher in midday trading

Dec 11, 2017

Stocks are edging higher in midday trading as gains in technology and energy companies outweigh losses among banks and makers of consumer goods.

US stocks edge higher in morning trading; oil prices rise

Dec 11, 2017

U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in morning trading as gains in technology and energy companies outweigh losses among banks and makers of packaged foods and other consumer goods

The Latest: Bitcoin futures soar in debut on major exchange

Dec 11, 2017

The Latest: Bitcoin futures soar in debut on major exchange

Global stocks mostly rise on economic growth hopes

Dec 11, 2017

Shares in Europe and Asia are mostly higher as upbeat U.S. jobs data from last week and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment

Venezuela's socialists romp to victory in mayoral elections

Dec 11, 2017

Venezuela's ruling socialists swept nearly all the races for mayors across the country, and President Nicolas Maduro is now threatening to ban key opposition parties from future elections in the oil-rich country wracked by economic crisis

Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report

Dec 11, 2017

Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report; central banks and data releases in focus

Di Maria and Pastore on target as leader PSG beats Lille 3-1

Dec 9, 2017

With their futures uncertain winger Angel Di Maria and midfielder Javier Pastore both score as French leader Paris Saint-Germain beats Lille 3-. Teen star Kylian Mbappe seals the win in the third minute of injury time.

S&P 500 returns to record following strong US jobs report

Dec 8, 2017

Stocks rose on Friday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report

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