Oil advanced for the first time in three days amid speculation that an escalating conflict in Libya will help ease a global supply surplus that's driven crude into a bear market.
Japan's $29 billion fiscal stimulus includes spending vouchers and coupons for consumers, welfare checks for low-income families with small children and heating-oil subsidies.
U.S. markets are poised for a pretty flat start to trading Monday as investors pause after a recent record-breaking run. Here are the three things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York: Related: Fear & Greed Index.
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun speaks during a product launch on May 15, 2014 in Beijing, China. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images). Xiaomi has already proven itself to be a major challenge to Apple and Samsung in China.
NEW YORK: Treasuries are on track for their best performance since 2011 as low inflation, higher yields relative to other sovereign borrowers and persistent global turmoil enhanced the allure of the securities.