Taiwan Futures Exchange to launch FTSE 100 futures contract

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) will start offering an NTD-denominated offshore futures contract to track the FTSE 100 Index, the UK's leading stock market indica...

Challenging road has QB eager to back up Titans' Tannehill

Logan Woodside is used to being written off as a quarterback, starting when he was forced to transfer to a different Kentucky high school to start and then being benched twice in college at Toledo. ...

Q&A: Oil prices crater as demand evaporates, storage fills

NEW YORK (AP) — The world is awash in oil, there's little demand for it and we're running out of places to put it. That in a nutshell explains Monday's strange and unprecedented acti...

TAIFEX launches Brent crude futures contract in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) announced the launch of the Brent crude oil futures trading for Taiwanese retail investors from July 2, following an agreement with ICE Futures ...

Taiwan Futures Exchange set to launch crude oil futures in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The annual FIA forum was held in Taipei Thursday with representatives of regional futures exchanges and local commodity traders, sparking vivid discussions on the future of comm...

New Bitcoin-based security bounces in trading debut on CME

NEW YORK (AP) — A new security based on the price of the digital currency bitcoin is trading lower after its debut on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The CME Group, which owns the e...

Asian shares fall back as investors cautious over Fed, China

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as investors stepped back after several days of advances, erasing early gains. Markets are awaiting the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday an...

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___ Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street got its first taste of bitcoin on Monday, with the price of the first-ever fu...

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly higher

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening mostly higher on Wall Street led by gains in technology and energy s...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PUTIN MAKES SURPRISE STOP IN SYRIA EN ROUTE TO CAIRO The ...

Asian investors embrace bitcoin, but regulators are wary

HONG KONG (AP) — The weekend launch of a U.S. futures contract for bitcoin reflects widespread acceptance of the virtual currency, especially among investors in Asia, though regulators are wary. ...

Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report

TOKYO (AP) — Share prices were higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that took the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday d...

Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report

TOKYO (AP) — Share prices were higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that took the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday d...

Broncos field goal blocker has been cut 6 times in the NFL

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — Shelby Harris made his first NFL start memorable with a fantastic finish. The third-year defensive end has been waived six times in an NFL career that cons...

Spring League Football will offer veterans chance to shine

If Johnny Manziel or Tim Tebow want to play football again, The Spring League is ready for them. The independent league will debut in April with four teams composed of free agents. T...