Markets are reacting in real time to tension in Ukraine following Russia's March incursion into Crimea and subsequent annexation of the Black Sea peninsula.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Wall Street took executives at Starbucks (SBUX) to task for slowing U.S. same-store sales growth in the third quarter and a weaker earnings outlook than the company shared three months ago.
Madison Square Garden Co., which is exploring a split into two companies, beat revenue estimates as sales from its concerts and events rose.
With most pension funds investing a large proportion of their assets in debt, Japan's government pension fund has turned the other way and slashed its debt holdings and moved further into local and foreign stocks in a bold move into riskier allocations.
The US economy did well in the third quarter, growing at an annualised pace of 3.5 per cent, but boom times are still as distant as ever.