Investors in risk-off mode ahead of jobs data

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Weak earnings dragged stocks lower on Thursday and oil fell on continued oversupply concerns, while Treasuries prices rose ahead of U.S. jobs numbers seen as key to determine the timing of a rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
Wall Street traded lower, weighed by biotech shares and on a second day of sharp declines in media companies […]

Greek bank shares plunge for third day, stock market down 1.3 percent

Thomson ReutersA man walks inside the Athens Stock Exchange in GreeceATHENS (Reuters) – Greek bank shares sold off sharply pressure for the third day in a row on Wednesday with the bank sector share index losing 14.8 percent in early deals.The broader market reversed small opening gains to trade lower, dragged down by the banks which comprise about 20 percent […]

Greece awaiting ECB consent to reopen stock market – Business …

Thomson ReutersA European Union flag flutters outside the Athens stock exchangeATHENS (Reuters) – Greece is waiting for the green light from the European Central Bank on plans it has submitted to reopen the Athens stock market after a month-long shutdown, two regulatory sources said on Tuesday.The exchange could reopen as early as Wednesday depending on the ECB’s opinion, the sources […]

The Greek stock market might reopen Tuesday – Business Insider

REUTERS/Yiannis KourtoglouGreek flags are displayed for sale for one Euro at a shop in Athens, July 26, 2015.The Greek stock exchange will remain closed on Monday but might reopen on Tuesday after a one-month shutdown, official sources said.”It’s certain that it will not open on Monday, maybe on Tuesday,” a spokesperson for the Athens Stock Exchange told Reuters on condition […]

Wall Street slides to end rough week on macro, earnings concerns

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, July 23, 2015.Reuters/Lucas Jackson n”>The S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted their largest weekly drops since March on Friday as slowing global growth dragged commodity-related stocks lower while an earnings-fueled drop in Biogen took down the biotech sector.Biogen (BIIB.O) more than halved […]

Wall Street falls as biotechs, materials lag | Reuters

NEW YORK The S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted their largest weekly drops since March on Friday as slowing global growth dragged commodity-related stocks lower, while an earnings-related drop in Biogen took down the biotech sector.The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 162.19 points, or 0.91 percent, to 17,569.73, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 22.33 points, or 1.06 percent, to 2,079.82 […]

Executives inside some Chinese companies are skimming the …

Thomson ReutersAn investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in FuyangSee AlsoHere’s your complete preview of this week’s big economic eventsJack Dorsey is the only person who can be Twitter’s next CEOHow Facebook is eating the $140 billion hardware marketSHANGHAI (Reuters) – Senior executives of listed firms in China have stepped up the pace […]

Wall Street falls; European shares rise on optimism over Greece | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street shares fell on Monday, dragged lower by biotech and healthcare stocks, while European shares and the euro advanced on optimism over talks between Greece and its lenders after Greece reshuffled its negotiating team.The Nasdaq Biotech Index .NBI and the S&P Healthcare index .SPXHC posted their biggest daily percentage losses in about a month, after […]

Earnings cloud drags down Dow; Nasdaq gains on biotech M&A | Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were a mixed bag on Tuesday, with the Dow ending lower after a handful of uninspiring earnings reports while the Nasdaq closed near a record high following a proposed biotech merger.Travelers (TRV.N), DuPont (DD.N) and IBM (IBM.N) shares weighed on the Dow Jones industrial average. DuPont reported lower sales in all of its businesses and said […]

Wall St. mixed as lackluster earnings offset biotech M&A bid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 20, 2015.Reuters/Brendan McDermid n”>(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, with the Dow industrials pulled down by a handful of uninspiring earnings reports, while the Nasdaq was pushed higher by a proposed biotech merger.Travelers, DuPont and IBM shares weighed on the Dow. DuPont reported lower sales in […]