The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, one of the only ways to bet on an opening in relations with Cuba, surged to a seven-year high after President Barack Obama pledged to end a diplomatic embargo that lasted for more than 50 years.
As Moscow takes increasingly desperate measures to stem the collapse of its currency, is it time for the rest of the world to start worrying about Russian contagion?
The New York state Health Department said fracking for natural gas can't be done safely, dooming prospects that Governor Andrew Cuomo will end a six-year moratorium.
U.S. stocks rallied, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 Index its biggest gain since October, after the Federal Reserve said it will be patient on the timing of the first interest-rate increase since 2006.
Millions of consumers are getting an end-of-year boost: the main gauge of consumer prices fell in November by the largest amount in six years, driven down by plunging fuel costs and price declines for items such as clothing and used cars.