Financial Markets

How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

Dec 1, 2017

Stocks closed modestly lower Friday after recouping much of a steep loss from earlier in the day

US stocks mostly recoup their losses after early slide

Dec 1, 2017

Wall Street took investors on a turbulent ride Friday as stock indexes veered into a steep slide that knocked 350 points off the Dow Jones industrial average before the market eventually clawed back most of its losses

Ulta Beauty and Qualcomm slip while Ford and Blue Apron jump

Dec 1, 2017

Ulta Beauty and Qualcomm trade lower while Ford Motor and Blue Apron Holdings advance

Markets Right Now: Stocks mostly recoup midday losses

Dec 1, 2017

Stocks are closing modestly lower, having recouped much of a steep loss from earlier in the day.

Global stocks weighed down by US tax uncertainty

Dec 1, 2017

Global stocks fell Friday as investors awaited Congressional developments over a big tax reform package. Oil prices surged however after the OPEC oil cartel extended productions cuts.

Royal Bank of Scotland to cut jobs, close branches

Dec 1, 2017

The Royal Bank of Scotland says it will eliminate hundreds of jobs and close 259 branches

Asian stocks mostly higher following tech recovery, oil deal

Dec 1, 2017

Asian stocks mostly higher following tech recovery, oil producers' deal

Kansas plan for new prison draws criticism from lawmakers

Dec 1, 2017

A plan to have the largest private prison operator in the U.S. to build a new state prison for Kansas is immediately facing bipartisan criticism from legislators

Left Green leader made head of Iceland's new government

Nov 30, 2017

Leader of Iceland's Left Green Movement named prime minister in Nordic island nation's new coalition government

Investors eye 'Santa Claus rally;" tax overhaul is wild card

Nov 30, 2017

Stocks are already at record highs as a strong year for the market comes to a close, but December is traditionally the best month of the year for stocks _ so experts think more gains are likely

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH