December 17 2012

Stocks: Cliff talks, Japan may give lift

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Signs of progress in the fiscal cliff talks, and hopes of new stimulus measures in Japan after elections, could get markets off to a positive start.

Stocks: Cliff talks, Japan may give lift

June 20 2012

Oil steady above $84 ahead of Fed policy meeting

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The price of oil was steady above $84 a barrel Wednesday as investors waited to hear whether the U.S. Federal Reserve plans new stimulus measures to boost weak economic growth.By early afternoon in Europe, …

Oil steady above $84 ahead of Fed policy meeting

June 20 2012

Global shares, euro firm ahead of Fed decision

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Global shares, euro firm ahead of Fed decisionEuropean shares and the euro edged higher on Wednesday, with investors waiting to see if the U.S. Federal Reserve will adopt further monetary stimulus to counter faltering economic growth. The Fed will …

Global shares, euro firm ahead of Fed decision

June 20 2012

World stocks buoyed by Fed stimulus hopes

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World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday amid hopes that the Federal Reserve would announce measures to stimulate the U.S. economy.Analysts say the U.S. central bank could announce new bond-buying plans …

World stocks buoyed by Fed stimulus hopes

June 20 2012

Bank of England closer to agreeing on stimulus

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The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee came within one vote of backing more monetary stimulus for the economy at its meeting earlier this month, reinforcing expectations that a fresh injection …

Bank of England closer to agreeing on stimulus

June 20 2012

Bank of England split on stimulus this month

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The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee came within one vote of backing more monetary stimulus for the economy at its meeting earlier this month.Minutes of the MPC’s June meeting released Wednesday …

Bank of England split on stimulus this month

June 19 2012

Recovery risks may stir Fed to action

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Recovery risks may stir Fed to actionWith economic storm clouds gathering abroad and signs the U.S. recovery is flagging, the Federal Reserve may feel compelled on Wednesday to launch a new round of monetary stimulus. Confronted with rising …

Recovery risks may stir Fed to action

June 19 2012

U.S. recovery risks may stir Fed to action

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With economic storm clouds gathering abroad and signs the U.S. recovery is flagging, the Federal Reserve may feel compelled on Wednesday to launch a new round of monetary stimulus. Confronted with rising …

U.S. recovery risks may stir Fed to action

June 19 2012

Wall Street gets a lift from hopes for more Fed moves

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Wall Street gets a lift from hopes for more Fed movesStocks rose on Tuesday on hopes that the Federal Reserve will agree to extend stimulus measures as the economy struggles to recover and the euro zone’s debt crisis gets worse. The S&P 500 has gained 7.2 …

Wall Street gets a lift from hopes for more Fed moves

June 19 2012

Wall Street opens higher ahead of Fed meeting

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Wall Street opens higher ahead of Fed meetingStocks advanced on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its fourth straight gain on increased hopes for central bank stimulus measures ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. The Federal Open …

Wall Street opens higher ahead of Fed meeting