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The U.S. dollar held steady against major currencies on Monday as investors reduced holdings of stocks and other risky assets on anxiety about escalating violence in Gaza and Ukraine.
New York-based credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Service dropped Pennsylvania's $11.1 billion of general obligation bonds a rung on its rating ladder, from Aa2 to Aa3, leaving it ranked among the six worst states in Moody's ratings for the 47 states with general obligation debt.
Britain's top equity index fell on Monday as tobacco stocks were hit by a multi-billion-dollar fine against US rival RJ Reynolds.
Stocks are off to a rough start Monday as last week's geopolitical shocks in Ukraine and Gaza continue to spook the market.
The Toronto stock market was set to decline Monday with markets focused on geopolitical tensions arising from Israel's ground offensive in Gaza and the aftermath of the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine on Friday.
This is one of the largest awards against a tobacco firm, but the company is looking to avoid the massive payout.
Seoul's Kospi gained 0.1 percent to 2,021.82 ahead of this week's release of quarterly economic growth data.
Asian stock markets inched higher on Monday as investors set aside geopolitical concerns to focus on the generally upbeat flow of U.S. corporate earnings ahead of a host of results due this week.
A heavy weighting towards infrastucture, hedge funds, property and private equity helped propel Telstra Super's balanced scheme to the top of the superannuation fund league table for 2013-14.
This weekend in Barron's online: six contrarian stock picks, how Barron 's stock picks fared in the first half, as well as the prospects for Halliburton, Copart, Horsehead Holding, Juniper Networks and more.
A week on from its World Cup soccer victory, Germany may return to center stage, though this time not with fan celebrations but concerns over the health of Europe's economic motor.
NEW YORK -- Equities in the U.S. look expensive but our debt looks cheap. Overseas it's the exact opposite.
A $10K investment in NetScout Systems shares on January 2nd of this year is worth $14,951 as of market close Friday, leading all 55 companies in this index.
Major Wall Street indexes are bouncing back strong Friday as global markets stabilize following the news of the suspected downing of a jetliner in a war-torn region of Ukraine.
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U.S. stocks rose on Friday, rebounding a day after the S&P 500 suffered its worst decline since April 10, with the benchmark index on track to post a modest gain for the week.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 01:09 am
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