The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m.
Stocks around the world pushed higher Tuesday, as markets continued to gain strength following a shaky run the last couple of weeks.
Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
U.S. stocks ended up on Tuesday, with each of the three major indexes posting their best one-day percentage gains in over a week, as lawmakers' comments on tax reform and the debt ceiling boosted investor optimism.
U.S. stock indexes edged lower in early trading Monday, following back-to-back losses for the Standard & Poor's 500 index over the last two weeks.
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Asian stocks were mixed Monday as investors kept a wary eye on joint military drills between U.S. and South Korean forces and awaited a key meeting of central bankers later this week.
The S&P 500 ended slightly higher on Monday after two sessions of losses, but simmering tensions between the United States and North Korea kept investors on edge and a drop in oil prices weighed on energy shares.
Oil prices fell nearly 2 percent on Monday, pulling back from last week's rally built on signs the global market is starting to rebalance from chronic oversupply.
Asian stocks were mixed Monday as investors monitored joint military drills between U.S. and South Korean forces and awaited a key meeting of central bankers later this week.
Investors worried about lofty stock-market valuations may take comfort in signs that companies in the benchmark S&P 500 index are padding their bottomlines less than they have in previous years.
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U.S. stocks continue to skid Friday morning as industrial companies fall after a weak report from farm equipment giant Deere.
Grain futures were mostly higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Oil prices rose on Friday as the stock market strengthened and the U.S. dollar weakened.
Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Asian stocks sank Friday as global investor sentiment was battered by big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil and a deadly van attack in Spain.
U.S. stock-index benchmarks opened lower on Friday, extending the prior session's selloff that was partially fueled by a terrorist attack in Barcelona and rumors that an economic adviser to President Donald Trump might resign.
U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as investors fail to get excited by quarterly reports from big names like retailer Wal-Mart and technology bellwether Cisco Systems.