As Scots voted Thursday on whether to become a separate nation, financial markets appeared to be betting they'll decide to stay in the United Kingdom.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher in afternoon trading on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a record peak a day after the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Strong stock market gains and higher home prices boosted Americans' net worth in the April-June period to a record high, a trend that could encourage more spending.
WASHINGTON�The number of new applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week to their second-lowest level in 14 years, the latest indication layoffs are trending lower amid generally improving economic conditions.
Mario Draghi's latest attempt to stave off economic stagnation in the eurozone had a faltering start on Thursday when demand for the European Central Bank's first offer of cheap four-year loans fell far short of expectations.