Stocks rose Friday as the S&P 500 closed at another record high and had its best August since 2000. The Dow and S&P have posted gains for four weeks in a row.
The European Central Bank gets back to work after the summer next week with inflation in the euro zone now down to 0.3%. That may not prove enough for them to bring in new policy measures.
Consumer spending has dropped down. The fall is the very first if we see the six months' statistics. It is also observed that households' confidence remained high in August approaching the highest point in seven years.
Has anyone at city hall picked up on the opportunity in the upcoming merger of Burger King and Tim Hortons, namely where their new head office may be located?
A+E Networks is close to acquiring a 10 percent stake in Vice Media Inc., a deal that would value the company at about $2.5 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter.