*Russia holds war games near Ukraine; Germany's Merkel warns of catastrophe. NEW YORK, March 13- Stocks on major world markets slumped while bonds rallied on Thursday as tensions between Russia and the West increased over Ukraine and concerns about a Chinese economic slowdown rose.» Read More
*U.S. stocks advance, though Apple limits Nasdaq's rally. NEW YORK, Sept 16- Stocks and bonds on major markets rallied on Monday after former U.S. Signs of progress in reducing tensions in the Middle East, after a Russian-brokered deal on Syria's chemical weapons also helped to support stocks and bonds.
China Telecom Corp Ltd, one of China's three mobile carriers, cut back subsidies on the iPhone 5 S, the Wall Street Journal said. **ALLEGHENY TECHNOLOGIES INC, $31.45, up 10 pct. **KENNAMETAL INC, $46.95, up 2 pct.
NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. stocks rose on Monday after former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers' withdrew as a candidate for Federal Reserve chairman, removing market uncertainty about a long confirmation process that already had plenty of opposition.
NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. stocks rose sharply at the open on Monday as investors bet that former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers' withdrawal as a candidate for Federal Reserve chairman could mean slower tapering of stimulus by the U.S. central bank.
NEW YORK, Sept 16- Wall Street was set to rise 1 percent at the open on Monday as investor bets that the former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers' withdrawal as a candidate for Federal Reserve chairman could mean slower tapering of stimulus by the Fed.
*Packaging Corp offers $12.55/ share. *Boise shares trading at $12.53, Packaging Corp shares jump 10 pct. Packaging Corp, the fourth-largest maker of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the United States, said it would assume Boise's $714 million debt.
NEW YORK, Sept 13- U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday as investor bet that the exit of Lawrence Summers as a candidate for chairman of the Federal Reserve could mean a slower tapering of monetary stimulus by the U.S. central bank.
LONDON, Sept 16- The U.S. dollar slid while bonds and shares rallied on Monday after the withdrawal of Lawrence Summers from the race to head the Federal Reserve suggested a more gradual approach to tightening monetary policy.
*Oil slips in wake of U.S., Russia deal on Syria. SYDNEY, Sept 16- The U.S. dollar slid while bonds and shares rallied in Asia on Monday after news Lawrence Summers had dropped from the race to head the Federal Reserve promised to prolong the lifetime of super-easy money.
*Oil slips in wake of U.S., Russia deal on Syria. SYDNEY, Sept 16- The U.S. dollar slid while bonds and shares rallied in Asia on Monday after Lawrence Summers dropped from the race to be head of the Federal Reserve, while progress on Syria also shored up risk appetite.
The financial sector stands within a whisker of recapturing the mantle as the $17 trillion U.S. stock market's heaviest hitter.
With many traders at the beach, the remaining bulls and bears will skirmish around this key level. Here's what's on tap for the week ahead.
Lululemon Founder and Chairman Dennis Wilson plans to sell off some of his shares, which would reduce his stake to 25% and net him nearly $220 million.
Active managers in both the mutual and hedge fund industries are badly underperforming their peers, and they have a mutual malady: a bad Apple.
There are rip-your-face-off rallies and then there are the rip-your-face-off retreats—the kind Wall Street experienced Thursday during a brief but vicious yen surge.
Higher interest rates are likely to keep Wall Street on edge, while Japanese markets are likely to keep the whole world on edge.
The Hindenburg—the stock market version—may not have crashed into Wall Street but it certainly appeared to be circling.
Europe's energy price manipulation probe has turned regulatory attention to secretive trading units at oil companies with huge turnover and millionaire staff with risk appetite higher than at Wall Street's biggest banks.
High fees plus poor performance: The formula is pretty easy to determine what makes a bad mutual fund. Some, though, are worse than others.
For a long time, the dollar didn't get much respect, but now that it's standing tall again, it's become a key focus for markets as U.S. economic data is beginning to look a shade better.