Oil rises on inventory drop as traders await OPEC meeting

2019-12-04

Oil futures rose Wednesday, buoyed after industry data showed a large drop in U.S. crude oil inventories and as traders await a meeting of OPEC producers and their allies amid growing expectations for an agreement to extend and deepen output cuts. West Texas Intermediate crude for January delivery CLF20, +4.05%Read More →

HSBC results cast pall over Europe stocks

2019-10-28

Downbeat results from bank HSBC Holdings cast a pall over European stocks on Monday, as equities on the continent retreated from multi-month highs. After finishing Friday at its highest level since January 29, 2018, the Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.11% declined 0.13% to 397.48. The German DAX DAX, +0.24%  roseRead More →

Oil on track for weekly gains

2019-10-25

Oil futures drifted into negative territory Friday, but remained on track for weekly gains as concerns over supply appeared to take over the spotlight from longer-term worries over global economic growth and the outlook for crude demand. West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery CLZ19, +0.07%  on the New YorkRead More →

Columbus Day: Which markets are closed?

2019-10-11

iStockphoto Land ahoy! Which markets are open on Columbus Day? Some U.S. financial markets will be open, and some closed, on Monday, October 14 in observance of the federal holiday Columbus Day. The New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ will both be open regular hours. The next time theRead More →

U.S.-China trade talks ice movement in European stocks

2019-10-10

European stocks struggled for direction on Thursday ahead of high level talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators as the impact of the trade war hit one major exporter. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.01%  increased 0.04% to 380.45. The German DAX DAX, +0.21%  increased 0.27% to 12126.46, the French CACRead More →