Friday, July 11, 2014
Oil prices extended losses Thursday as the outlook for supply remained robust.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Asian stocks fell for a third day Wednesday and European markets traded tepidly as caution spread ahead of corporate earnings and after record highs on Wall Street.
The U.S. dollar was little changed in Asia on Wednesday as investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's policy meeting last month.
Oil prices were steady Wednesday ahead of the release of figures on U.S. stockpiles of crude and refined fuels that will be a key indicator of expected demand.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The World Gold Council (WGC), an influential industrial body, said Monday there is “strong support” for its plan to reform a century-old method of setting the price of gold in London.
Stock markets drifted lower Tuesday after U.S. indexes pulled back from record highs and investors awaited fresh data from China and corporate earnings.
The yen rose against the dollar and euro Tuesday as cautious investors retreated to the Japanese currency after two of Wall Street's main stock indexes slid from recent record highs.
The price of oil slipped to near US$103 a barrel Tuesday as concerns about possible supply disruptions continued to fade.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The lifespan of plasma TVs, or plasma display panel TVs, which once mesmerized consumers with their thin, flat displays and crisp picture quality, is nearing its end, as the world's leading TV makers, including Panasonic and Samsung, have announced a halt in production.
Global stock markets were mostly lower Monday as investors looked ahead to U.S. corporate earnings following last week's strong job numbers.