Today's Markets


World Market News
The Stock Market Is Making a Comeback. Was It Something the Fed Said?
The year began with repeated public assurances from Fed officials that they would remain sensitive to changes in the economy. And the markets’ anxiety has eased.... read more

BuzzFeed News Faces Scrutiny After Mueller Denies a Dramatic Trump Report
“We were careful and thorough,” says Ben Smith, the site’s editor in chief, after the special counsel and President Trump himself knock down a big story.... read more

China’s Slowdown Looms Just as the World Looks for Growth
In the past, China has helped to pull the global economy out of weak spots. This time, it might not come through.... read more

Asian Market News
Carlos Ghosn makes new request for bail, offering up passports and Nissan stock as collateral
Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has not been allowed to have contact with his family and is making a new bid for release.... read more

White House: Next Trump summit with Kim Jong Un will take place near the end of February
The summit would be the second between Trump and Kim as the U.S. pushes North Korea to dismantle its nuclear and missile programs.... read more

Another Trump-Kim summit may be good for diplomacy, but not so much for denuclearization
"The two leaders will probably need multiple summits before major progress on resolving long-standing grievances can be made," according to Fitch Solutions Macro Research.... read more