Debt limit deal causes jump for stocks in Asia and stock futures in US. But big cuts from second step of debt limit plan would be needed for a durable rally.
The record price of gold and the universal obsession with the sparkling metal make it a parallel global power.
Western- and UN-backed aid organizations have lined up to support the fledgling Republic of South Sudan, but the challenges facing the nation 'would tax even the most developed of countries.'
Stock prices mostly rise on world markets. Germany, France, and several Asian markets see stock prices go up. But markets in US, Britain closed due to holidays.
Commodity trading reversals in US cause Japan and Korean markets to fall. Asian mining, energy companies drop with negative cast to commodity trading.
To profit from the falling dollar, you can invest in multinational companies or mutual funds that invest abroad. But the most direct way to bet against the dollar is through currency funds.
Royal wedding puts spotlight on a family that has plenty of assets. But most of those on display during the royal wedding are owned by the government.
Stock prices are up in Asia and Europe. Futures point to a rise in US stock prices at the open.