The dollar rose against other major currencies on Wednesday in Asia following strong U.S. housing data and as geopolitical tensions eased in Eastern Europe.
New York's Department of Financial Services slapped a $300 million fine on U.K.-based emerging markets bank Standard Chartered Plc, and put wide-ranging limits on its business in the U.S.
Published 20/08/2014 | 07:47. 0 Comments; Share. Apple Inc. Apple shares closed at their highest ever level ahead of the company's iPhone 6 launch next month.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more confident in their sales prospects headed into next year, a sign that home construction and sales of newly built homes may pick up after stalling this summer.
Traders James Doherty, left, and Thomas Ferrigno work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Better news on home building and corporate earnings are sending stocks higher.