The Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 held their ground in record territory in afternoon trading Friday, while the Nasdaq poked above the 4800 level, just a smidgen from a nearly 15-year intraday high set Nov. 28.
The Ibovespa (IBOV) sank for the first time in four sessions as Petroleo Brasileiro SA fell on concern the state-run company's finances are deteriorating amid a corruption probe.
... * Finance minister expects GDP drop of 4 pct in 2015. * Recalculates budget based on $60/barrel oil. * Central bank to lend over $2 bln to bailed-out Trust bank.
Missouri is the first state in five years to have its statewide gas price average drop below $2 per gallon, according to AAA. The average price in the Show Me State stood on Friday at $1.98 per gallon, $1.02 per gallon less than the statewide average one year ...
Dec 26 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said more than 10 million new members worldwide tried its Prime subscription service for the first time during the current holiday season.