British stocks languished on Wednesday, with worries about the health of the global economy returning to pressure equities. The U.K. FTSE 100 UKX, -0.53%  fell 0.33% to 7227.23 and the mid-cap FTSE 250 MCX, -0.40%  dropped 0.3% to 18947.80. Europe stocks also were lower, as were U.S. stock futures ES00,Read More →

What’s up with transportation stocks? Or, really, what’s “down” with them? Even as new all-time highs have been registered by broad-market U.S. indices such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.85%   and the S&P 500 SPX, +0.23%  , the market’s transportation sector has lagged. The Dow Jones TransportationRead More →

A significant miss in German industrial orders spilled into London markets, dragging energy and mining stocks lower. How did markets perform? The U.K.’s FTSE 100 UKX, -0.49%  gave back its advance from Wednesday. It declined 0.6% Thursday to 7,373.8 after having risen 0.4% on Wednesday. The pound GBPUSD, -0.0608%  continuedRead More →