Category: American Headlines

World stocks slip as growth fears linger; euro slides

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar rose to almost a two-year high against the euro on Thursday on an upbeat U.S. capital goods report, while world equities slid as weak economic data from South Korea and a profit warning from 3M Co renewed concerns about global growth. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at…

Record highs set by Nasdaq, S&P 500 on upbeat earnings, oil gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets rallied on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 indexes setting record closing highs on Wall Street, while European energy shares posted their biggest daily gain since January as crude prices surged. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain,…

Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide: exit polls

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at war. The apparent landslide victory of Volodymyr Zelenskiy, 41, is a bitter blow for incumbent Petro Poroshenko…