European Markets News
European markets push higher on strong economic news
European markets were buoyed Tuesday by some further good economic news that helped offset the concerns and anguish stoked by the blast in Manchester, England which killed at least 22 people. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.6 percent at 12,698 while the CAC 40 in France rose 0.8
S&P 500 index slips, posts its first down week in a month
Shares of department stores sank again Friday, hurt by more evidence that shoppers are turning away from them.
How to Win the Value Stock Waiting Game
Often in stock investing, the spoils go to those who wait. Such is the case with value stocks: companies that have solid fundamentals but depressed share prices. The share price may be depressed because a company may be in a boring industry that few analysts follow, so investors can’t get much
US Markets Extend Slide as Brexit Fallout Continues
U.S. stocks continued their slide today as investors reacted to more potential fallout from Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union last week. The Dow Jones dropped 200 points shortly after the opening bell and was down 260 points by the end of trading. All U.S. markets closed in
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Man's Concrete Home Survives Raging Wildfire in Washington A Washington man’s cement home is still standing after surviving a raging wildfire that passed his home and scorched acres of surrounding land. John Belles said
Greek Banks Reopen After 3-Week Shutdown
Restrictions on cash withdrawals remain in place, as Greece also begins implementing new taxes on goods and services as part of negotiations for a bailout deal.
Book Exercpt: 'Pinnacle Event' by Richard A. Clarke
From Pinnacle Event by Richard A. Clarke . Copyright © 2015 by the author and reprinted by permission of Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, LLC. Excerpt of Chapter 1 from "Pinnacle Event." MONDAY, AUGUST 15 GRINZING VIENNA, AUSTRIA Herman Strodmann rang the bell as he drove the
United Airlines Rejects $51 Transatlantic Tickets It Sold in Error
Morning Money Memo: Too good to be true? United Airlines is turning down ticket holders who purchased deeply discounted flights after a computer error. The company’s Danish website had been selling transatlantic flights from London to Newark for only $51; the same ticket would cost...
US Markets Fall Amid Overseas Woes
Morning Money Memo: U.S. markets are lower this morning, as European fears and negative China data have pushed many markets across the globe into the red for the day. Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras this weekend declared an end to years of austerity in Greece,...
When a Penny Is Worth $2.5 Million
Monday Morning Memo: You may want to pinch those pennies, literally! You never know when you might get lucky and land a 1792 Birch penny, valued at a whopping $2.5 million. A California-based coin collector recently spent the paltry sum on the celebrated coin, of...