In battle against virus, Trump restricts travel from Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking dramatic action, President Donald Trump sharply restricted passenger travel from 26 European nations to the U.S. and moved to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic ...

In battle against virus, Trump restricts travel from Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking dramatic action, President Donald Trump sharply restricted passenger travel from 26 European nations to the U.S. and moving to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic that ...

Taiwan Futures Exchange to launch sustainability indices in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) saw nearly 270 million futures contracts traded in 2019, which is above the six-year average of 250 million, and is set to promote sus...

JP Morgan precious metals traders charged

NEW YORK (AP) — Two current traders and one former trader in the New York offices of JPMorgan are charged with manipulating the precious metals futures market. The Justice Department...

Australian trader pleads guilty to 'spoofing' in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — An Australian commodities trader has pleaded guilty in Chicago federal court to manipulating market prices by placing orders in the millions of dollars and canceling them within millise...

Farmers fret and wait as US-China trade war escalates

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Many anxious American farmers are delaying purchases and investment while hoping for a truce in a U.S.-China trade war that has left their crops at a competitive disadvantage overse...

Stocks turn higher as trade-war worries ease

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks turned higher Wednesday after fears about an economy-rattling trade war stepped down a notch. The Trump administration indicated it's shifting away from a plan...

Fed watchers await rate forecast with a hike all but certain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another interest rate increase is all but certain when the Federal Reserve meets this week. What's not so sure is whether the vigorous U.S. economy will lead the Fed to accelerate it...

US oil prices top $70 a barrel for the first time since 2014

DALLAS (AP) — U.S. oil prices crashed through the $70-a-barrel mark for the first time since late 2014, foreshadowing costlier gasoline and consumer goods. It's not clear that pricey...

TAIFEX and S&P Dow Jones co-launch Taiwan's first RMB futures indices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) announced the launch of the S&P/TAIFEX RMB Indices in collaboration with the world's leading index provider S&P Dow Jones Indices, t...

Markets get jumpy again; investors should keep their nerve

NEW YORK (AP) — So this is what all those market watchers meant when they said the stock market was quiet, too quiet. The violent moves for stocks over the last week have been partic...

AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

LONDON (AP) — One of them is worth over $10,000 and some experts say it could rise further. Bitcoin, the world's most popular virtual currency, allows people to buy goods and services and exchange mon...

Bitcoin gains more currency with forthcoming futures market

CHICAGO (AP) — Investors will soon have another way to make or lose money on the digital currency bitcoin. CME Group plans to open a futures market for bitcoin before the end of the ...

Clipped: Foreign funds that 'hedge' against currencies lag

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign-stock funds have been some of this year's biggest winners, but many investors aren't feeling the full benefit. When buying a foreign-stock fund, investors inc...

Argentina's Fernandez to face trial in state fraud case

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A judge in Argentina has ordered former President Cristina Fernandez to face trial in a case where she is accused of defrauding the state as part of her government's han...