SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) - The euro probed fresh two-year lows early on Monday in a subdued start to a holiday-shortened week, extending a multi-month trend of weakness against the dollar that many traders say will remain intact in the new year.
The head of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, delivered the latest statement on behalf of a body which can shake up global financial markets like a cocktail waiter.
Senator Marco Rubio, (R-FL), the son of Cuban immigrants, speaks during a press conference in Miami on Dec. 18. Beside him is Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, (R-FL) and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, (R-FL).
China's benchmark stock index rose to a four-year high as investors piled into the largest companies amid a surge in trading. Small-cap shares plunged.
FLINT, MI -- Genesee County residents set to travel for Christmas may want to fill up their gas tanks to ensure they get their money's worth as several local gas stations have prices under $2 per gallon.