Saturday, February 7, 2015
Oil prices extended gains in Asia Friday as volatile trading continued unabated, with dealers divided on whether the beaten-down commodity has bottomed out, analysts said.
Friday, February 6, 2015
Global stock markets faltered Thursday as the European standoff over Greece's international bailout intensified, tempering optimism from China's latest move to boost its economy.
Rupert Murdoch's media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox reported Wednesday a surge in profits over the past quarter, helped by asset sales and strong cable television and film results.
Oil turned lower in Asia Thursday as an early rally fizzled out after the euro was hit by fresh concerns over Greece, further hurting demand in the face of an oversupply, analysts said.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Asia extended a global stocks rally Wednesday while the euro held on to healthy gains as hopes grow that Greece will be able to hammer out a debt deal with its European partners.
Oil prices fell in Asia Wednesday following a three-day rally as dealers were divided on whether the commodity has bottomed out after a plunge of nearly 60 percent since June, analysts said.
The euro held its gains on Wednesday, the day after surging on growing optimism that Greece will hammer out a debt deal with its European partners and avoid a possible default.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Technology's big-spending trio of Google, Facebook, and Amazon.com appear to be tightening their belts — at least a notch — in a concession to cost-conscious investors and a strong dollar that's taking a big bite out of their revenue.
Tablet sales cooled dramatically in 2014 from the red-hot growth pace a year earlier, surveys showed Monday.
Greek stocks are leading a European market rally on indications that Greece's new radical left government is advocating a more palatable version of its brash demand to have most of the country's debt burden forgiven.