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  • Europe Stimulus

    World Stocks Jump On Possible European Stimulus

    Stocks around the world jumped on the news that the European Central Bank might be looking at new stimulus measures for the continent. Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, raised hopes on Thursday when he said that the central bank will “re-examine” its current stimulus program in December and pointed to “flexibility” in its asset-buying […]

  • World Stocks Increase

    Stocks Rally Worldwide Thanks To Good U.S. News

    Stock markets around the world rallied Friday following some welcome good news out of the United States. First, last week saw new unemployment claims drop back to a four-decade low. Then, the Labor Department said the core inflation measure was up on the year (although possibly not on track to ease the Federal Reserve’s concerns […]

  • China Intervention Markets

    China Just Intervened To Stage A Big Market Rally

    A week of wild stock market swings continued on Thursday as China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index closed up 5.3 percent. China’s other major indexes were also up, with the Shenzhen Composite gaining 3.58 percent and the tech-focused ChiNext also up over 3 percent. The rally ended a five-day losing streak for Chinese markets that persisted […]

  • Stock Markets Rally

    Dow Up 620 As Markets Rally In Big Wednesday Rebound

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average got over the hump Wednesday, closing up more than 600 points for an almost 4% gain as trading seemed to stabilize a bit after a week of chaos. Foreign markets, including those in Asia and Europe, ended the day down but with smaller dips than earlier in the week. Shanghai’s […]

  • China Stocks Collapse

    China Stocks Collapse As Sell-Off Again Spreads Worldwide

    China stocks continued to plunge on Monday, hurting other Asia markets and sending Dow futures down over 400 points before the trading day begins in New York. The benchmark Shanghai composite index was down 8.5 percent at the close of trading Monday, nearly 40 percent lower than its June high. Chinese media is calling it […]