financial markets

October 3, 2012 - 1:34 PM

Bailed-out Portugal hikes more taxes to cut debt

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Bailed-out Portugal has lowered the financial hurdle it must clear next year when a hefty debt repayment falls due by exchanging bonds worth €3.76 billion ($4

October 3, 2012 - 1:34 PM

European banks raised capital buffers by $265B

LONDON (AP) — Europe's top banking regulator says that the region's banks have increased their capital reserves by €205 billion ($265 billion) since December to meet new rules aimed

October 3, 2012 - 10:34 AM

Plan would give EU more say over country budgets

BRUSSELS (AP) — The 17 countries that use the euro would have to enter into contracts with the European Union that would bind them to implement specific economic policies and reforms

October 3, 2012 - 10:34 AM

Stocks open mostly higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher in early trading on Wall Street after a measure of private sector hiring came in better than analysts were expecting.

October 3, 2012 - 9:34 AM

US stock futures slightly higher


October 3, 2012 - 9:34 AM

Spain: 'Bad Bank' to Be 55 Pct Privately Owned

October 3, 2012 - 8:34 AM

Oil falls amid concerns about global economy

BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices fell for a second day Wednesday over concerns about economic turbulence in Europe, China and the U.S.

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