World Markets News

Oil swoons as oversupply fears extend losses; Brent touches 4-year low

Oil swoons as oversupply fears extend losses; Brent touches 4-year low

Oil markets retreated from multi-year lows but still fell more than 2% after Saudi Arabia cut export prices to the US.

Wall Street slips as energy extends recent slide
Wall Street slips as energy extends recent slide

US stocks fell with energy shares leading the selloff as crude prices declined for a fourth straight day.

Central bank views boost dollar; Wall St ends flat

US stocks ended flat as investors paused after a sharp rally on Friday and ahead of US elections on Tuesday.

Growth in European countries as elusive as quicksilver

Many in financial markets would like to see ECB move to a full QE asset-buying program.

Strong dollar squeezes commodities, BOJ puts ECB in a bind

US Dollar scores new peak at 112.98 yen, euro near 2-year trough; bold action from BOJ piles pressure on ECB to follow

Wall Street Week Ahead: Unknown election outcome is stocks' big fear

A clear outcome on Tuesday, then, could set the market up for additional upside into the end of the year.

Broad rally lifts Wall Street to record as BoJ bumps up stimulus

The S&P 500 came within 0.1 percent of its record high, after the December e-minis contract hit an intraday record earlier.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 26 Dec )This Week ( 21 Dec - 27 Dec )

SAGITTARIUS The Moon's emotional passage through your solar chart can be confused, and your precise intentions are not always easy to pin down. You may be critical of low standards, which is fine, but also much too fussy,… read more