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Fed’s concerned the stock market is being irrational

Federal Reserve members have been expressing concern that the stock market is acting in an irrational manner. This is the same concern Alan Greenspan …

CBI: UK must stay in single market until EU deal done

Emboldened business leaders are ramping up the pressure on Brexit Secretary David Davis to secure a transitional deal with the EU that would guard against shocks to the economy.<p>The CBI, Britain’s biggest business lobby group, today attempted to set the tone for Chevening, by warning that a final …

The EU proposes pan-European pension products

THE story of the European Union is in part that of the steady accretion of power by its central bodies. But until now the politically touchy business …

GE's Stock Falls To Pace Dow's Losers, Heads Toward Lowest 20-month Low

Shares of General Electric Co. slid 3.7% in afternoon trade Thursday, on track to close at the lowest level since October 2015, after a downbeat analyst note from J.P. Morgan. Although the stock was the biggest percentage decliner among the Dow Jones Industrial Average's components, the $1.01 price …

U.S. stocks close lower as tech stocks sink

U.S. stocks finished lower Thursday as investors shifted out of tech stocks and a selloff of energy shares continued from Wednesday. The Dow Jones …

Durex maker Reckitt Benckiser warns of cyberattack revenue hit

The FTSE 100 company, which has the Nurofen, Dettol and Durex brands in its stable, said the malware was still affecting some operations - more than …

Cybersecurity

US stocks follow European counterparts lower

US stocks have followed their European counterparts lower, after a report on US private-sector job creation fell short of expectations and a drop in …

Market starts on a positive note, goes up 66 points

The NSE index Nifty also inched up 16 points, or 0.16 per cent, to 9,653.60. According to traders, sustained buying by domestic financial …

Stock Markets

U.S. Index Futures Decline After Three Days of Stock Advances

U.S. index futures tracked European stocks lower, signaling a loss for the S&P 500 for the first time in four days.<p>S&P 500 contracts expiring in …

Wanda Film First-Half Income Up 16%; Company Plans To Acquire More ‘Film-Related’ Assets

China’s Dalian Wanda Group said on Thursday that operating income for its film arm had increased 16% for the first half of 2017. Wanda Film, which …

Trump brags in Poland about how rich the US is becoming

President Trump bragged about the soaring US economy during an address in Poland on Thursday and lamented that “everyone else is getting rich.”<p>“So …

Wall Street drops on labor market data, North Korea concern | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were sharply lower on Thursday after disappointing labor market data clashed with the possibility of a more hawkish Federal Reserve, while rising tensions in the Korean peninsula providing additional pressure.<p>Private employers added 158,000 jobs in June, the ADP National …

Tencent unit seeks to withhold shareholding information, raising governance concerns | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings’ (0700.HK) online publishing subsidiary has sought a waiver from Hong Kong listing rules to allow it to withhold shareholding information of some executives, drawing criticism from corporate governance advocates.<p>Tencent company name is displayed at a news …

Markets Right Now: Stocks have biggest drop since mid-May

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):<p>4:00 p.m.<p>Stocks had their biggest drop since mid-May as investors …

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stock Futures Pull Lower, With Investors Set To Weigh Data, Geopolitical Worries

ADP private-sector payrolls, services index on deck<p>U.S. stock futures fell Thursday, with the recent tech rally showing signs of faltering, as investors waited for a raft of economic data that might give a framework for the Federal Reserve's thinking.<p>Dow Jones Industrial Average futures dropped 67 …

It's Time for Wall Street to Give Up Its Love Affair With the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Let's face the facts: The Dow is a historic novelty, and the S&P 500 is a much better stock market barometer.<p>I've been alive for nearly 37 years, and …

Trump Complains He's 'Picked Up Nothing' in Stock Market Gains and Claims CNN Took Reddit Video 'Too Seriously'

President Donald Trump boasted about the robust U.S. economy on Thursday — but then grumbled that “everyone else” except him is getting rich from the …

Here's what a stock market index is

"How did the stock market do today?"<p>At surface, this seems like a simple question - but it's also deceptively difficult to answer. The market can be defined as many different things, and there are actually over 100,000 publicly traded companies in the world to choose from.<p>Luckily, the use of a …