Investors are piling into the biggest exchange-traded fund tracking Russian equities at the fastest pace in more than a year as government measures to stabilize the ruble ease concern that there will be a prolonged stock rout.
2014 has been 'an economic renaissance' for Spain, as GDP is expected to grow 1.4 percent, the highest in the eurozone, says Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
Some stores are open as early as 6 a.m. to accommodate people redeeming gift cards, raiding the clearance racks, and exchanging or returning what Santa gave them.
The price of natural gas briefly dipped below $3 Friday morning, with a warm December and plentiful supplies behind the decline. It was the first time natural gas has traded below that level since Sept.
FILE - In this June 18, 2014 file photo, specialist Peter Giacchi calls out prices during the IPO of Foresight Energy on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.