Markets Right Now: Stocks rise led by tech, energy

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Stocks are extending gains on Wall Street Thursday, led by technology ...

Asian shares mixed following Fed's decision to cut rates

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday, with Tokyo and Sydney logging modest gains after the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate for a second time this year, citing slowing g...

Asian shares mixed following Fed’s decision to cut rates

Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday, with Tokyo and Sydney logging modest gains after the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate for a second time this year, citing slowing global economic ...

Can green investment help relaunch Germany's economy?

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A recession looms for Germany and the European Central Bank is pleading for governments to spend more to revitalize economic growth. Yet despite having the luxury of borrowin...

Judge, Dragon Con co-founder accused of criminal trespass

ATLANTA (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Georgia judge, along with a co-founder of DragonCon and two others, after prosecutors accused them of illegally accessing a courthouse computer network. ...

What the Fed's rate cut means for you

The Federal Reserve has cut its benchmark interest rate again, big news for the U.S. economy but something that will likely have a muted impact on Americans' personal finances, experts say. ...

US stocks fall ahead of Fed decision on interest rates

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly lower on Wall Street in early trading Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated decision from the Federal Reserve on interest rates. The Fed is exp...

US stocks mostly lower as energy companies fall

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly lower in early trading Tuesday as investors await updates on oil output at a damaged Saudi Aramco facility and look ahead to a key interest rate decision from t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2019. There are 105 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 17...

Once ridiculed, index funds now hold the reins in US stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — They're simple, cheap and now the most popular way for many people to invest in the U.S. stock market: index funds. Last month, for the first time, the number of doll...

Greece seeks permission to repay part of IMF loans early

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister says he has asked his country's European creditors to approve the early repayment of part of its bailout loans from the International Monetary Fund. ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as oil prices spike

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Stocks are lower early Monday as oil prices spike following a weekend a...

Yes, stocks are up again. No, recession worries aren't gone

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. economy is sending some worrying signals about a possible recession, yet the stock market has gone on a what-me-worry ride toward record heights. What gives?...

Bundesbank chief Weidmann critical of new ECB stimulus

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's central bank says the European Central Bank "overshot the mark" in delivering a new blast of monetary stimulus to help the continent's shaky economy. ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks mixed as banks rise but tech falls

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Stocks are having a mixed performance early on Wall Street Friday as ga...