Crowdfunding campaigns for Nepal's survivors have proliferated in the days since disaster struck the nation.
The Swiss franc soared—and Swiss stocks tanked—as that country's central bank shocked markets Thursday with a move to scrap a cap against the euro.
The Dow Jones industrial average has historically taken an average of about 32 months to jump from one thousand-point mark to the next.
These are the companies that generate more than 20 percent of their revenue supplying to Apple, according to FactSet.
Since 1950, September is the worst performing month for the S&P 500 index.
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While U.S. indexes suffer from the dog days of summer, emerging markets look to be on a tear.
The Dow shattered through the 17,000-mark Thursday for the first time ever. So far this year, however, the index has been left behind.
The Dow and S&P 500 gained in at least 12 World Cups, on average more than 5 percent for the year.
The S&P 500 is on track for its best weekly gain since July, but if history is any indication, those gains may evaporate on Monday.