A four-day advance for stocks came to an end on Wall Street as falling commodity prices brought down the stocks of energy and mining companies.
Asian stock markets drift lower as concerns rise about global economic weakness. Stock market optimism over stimulus from Fed and other central banks seems to be fading.
Stock market futures in US edge up as tensions ease over Kim Jong Il's passing. Asia markets close lower, but stock market in Germany, Britain, and France recover.
12/19/2011 09:00 am
Stocks up in Asia, Europe after Fed chairman's speech. Futures point to higher open for US stocks.
08/29/2011 09:20 am
Stock markets in Asia, Europe fall sharply after US stock markets plunge and Greek debt worries rise. Futures point to rebound in the US.
06/02/2011 10:56 am
Commodity trading reversals in US cause Japan and Korean markets to fall. Asian mining, energy companies drop with negative cast to commodity trading.
05/06/2011 12:23 am
Stock prices are up in Asia and Europe. Futures point to a rise in US stock prices at the open.
03/21/2011 09:02 am
Stock market in Britain, Germany are down, while futures point to dip at open of US stock market.
02/28/2011 08:11 am
Stock prices: World markets cautious as South Korea begins military drill.
12/20/2010 06:43 am