Disappointing jobs report gives lift to junk bonds

2019-06-08

The U.S. market for high-yield corporate bonds followed stocks higher on Friday after a disappointing jobs report bolstered hopes that more economic stimulus could be on the way. The number of new jobs created in May reached only 75,000, well below expectations for a gain of 185,000 predicted by economists.Read More →

London markets spooked by global economic fears

2019-04-04

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 →