With little news about China's economy or the Ukraine crisis, markets lacked a clear direction Wednesday. But for two small biotech stocks, the direction was straight up.
Stocks retreated on Monday due to new concerns about the pace of economic growth in China, and the on-going tensions in Ukraine.
Chiquita Brands has agreed to merge with Fyffes in an all-stock transaction that values the Dublin-based fresh produce distributor at about $526 million.
The market rallied early thanks to a better-than-expected jobs report, but the gains quickly faded over the situation in Ukraine. The major indexes ended Friday mixed.
The trade deficit in the U.S. was little changed in January as exports and imports grew, a sign economies throughout the globe are picking up.
Dorian Nakamoto says he isn't the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be.
After two days of wild swings propelled by news out of Russia and Ukraine, the market stayed within a narrow range Wednesday as investors took a breather.
After the Russian troops massed along the Ukraine border were ordered back to their barracks by President Putin, the market regained all of Monday's losses, and then some.
Russian troops are occupying Ukrainian soil and that’s causing fear in markets around the world. The Dow tumbled 153 points, the S&P 500 fell 13, and the Nasdaq...
The path toward U.S. energy independence, made possible by a boom in shale oil, will be much harder than it seems.
The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States rose nearly 12 cents during the past two weeks world crises heightened concerns in the oil market.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, in a boost to the labor market outlook and the broader economy.
U.S. stocks came under heavy pressure Friday as concerns about emerging markets flared up as Wall Street looks to close its worst January in four years.
Robust household spending and rising exports kept the U.S. economy on solid ground in the fourth quarter.
Robust household spending and rising exports likely kept the U.S. economy on solid ground in the fourth quarter.
China's export growth slowed in December while imports accelerated, possibly helping to temper fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
General Motors says it will stop making cars and engines in Australia by the end of 2017, with nearly 2,900 jobs to be lost, because of high production costs and competition.
Former Goldman Sachs banker Elias Preko is sentenced to more than 4 years in prison for laundering $5 million on behalf of a Nigerian governor.
China's government has banned financial institutions from trading in bitcoin, in what analysts said was a restrained first step towards regulating the digital currency.
The astronomical rise in the value of bitcoin - which has surged more than 8,000 percent this year - has created a new breed of digital currency multimillionaires.
Bitcoin touched a fresh all-time high Monday as the digital currency continued to gain favor with investors.