Broad selling in tech stocks pulled US markets lower on Wednesday, cutting short a six-day streak of gains by the S&P 500. Boeing, Dow Chemical and Delta Air Lines registered strong gains on better than expected quarterly reports, but their impact was ...
Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 per cent increase in advertising revenue.
The euro struggled to make headway on Thursday amid caution before a speech by ECB President Mario Draghi, while the New Zealand dollar rose after the central bank raised interest rates and signalled more tightening.
Sales of new homes plunged 14.5 percent in March, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. But local builders see a pent-up demand that's beginning to break loose.
German manufacturing and services activity is expanding at near the fastest pace since 2011 as the country leads a recovery in the 18-nation euro area.