HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks looked set to post their biggest weekly loss in three weeks on Friday and government bond yields plunged to fresh record lows as investors awaited U.S. jobs data to get a clearer picture of the health of the world’s biggest economy.
Authorities say that a man is dead after being shot by police Wednesday evening after being pulled over in a traffic stop.
(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow industrials slipped on Thursday, weighed by energy shares, but gains in Costco and tech shares lifted the Nasdaq Composite.
Donald Trump on Wednesday said his staff “shouldn’t have” deleted a tweet from his account that immediately drew criticism for evoking anti-Semitic imagery.
The presumptive Republican presidential candidate, reviving recent controversies in his campaign, also reaffirmed his praise of Saddam Hussein.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets crept higher on Thursday after upbeat U.S. economic data took some of the sting out of the latest Brexit scare, while the Australian dollar slipped as the country’s triple A credit rating came under threat.
As with so many similar cases, those protesting the killing of Alton Sterling believe they’ve seen enough to draw the conclusion that he died at the hands of overzealous police.
For many in the G.O.P., it was a painful reminder of how a candidate other than Donald J. Trump could have capitalized on the F.B.I.’s harsh critique.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve policymakers decided in June that interest rate hikes should stay on hold until they have a handle on the consequences of Britain’s vote on EU membership, according to the minutes of the Fed’s June policy meeting released on Wednesday.
(Reuters) – Hostess Brands LLC, the maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs, said on Tuesday it will be bought in a $725 million deal by an affiliate of private equity company Gores Group, which will then take it public.