Ameren Illinois Announces Pricing of First Mortgage Bonds Offering due 2047

ST. LOUIS, MO/November 16, 2017 (STL.News) – Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:…

Banks, Caterpillar and industrial companies boost US stocks

NEW YORK/October 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar and Post-it note maker…

Global shares gain as finance leaders back easy money

TOKYO/October 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Shares rose in Europe and Asia on Monday after leaders of…

Health care and industrial companies lead US stocks lower

NEW YORK/October 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Losses for health care companies and banks left U.S. stocks…

Global markets gain after strong Wall Street week

BEIJING/October 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Most global stock markets rose Monday following a strong week on…

Global shares mixed as political pressures build in Europe

TOKYO/October 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares are mixed, with European markets wavering under political concerns…

Asian shares slightly higher, though Japan is exception

TOKYO/September 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian shares were slightly higher Friday following a record high close…

Asian stocks mixed as investors gauge impact of US tax plan

SEOUL, South Korea/September 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday as investors tried…

Stocks skid on worries about slower hiring and growth

NEW YORK/July 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in more than six…

Fed debating when to unwind $4.5 trillion in bond holdings

WASHINGTON/July 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Federal Reserve is figuring out when to start unloading much…

US stocks close modestly lower, but end higher for the week

April 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) U.S. stocks closed modestly lower Friday, ending just short of another milestone…

Stocks wither as Fed plans throw cold water on early rally

NEW YORK/April 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A big rally in U.S. stocks evaporated Wednesday as the…

US stocks start higher ahead of uncertain health care vote

NEW YORK/March 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. stocks are opening higher Friday morning as technology companies…

Stocks mixed ahead of US vote seen as Trump bellwether

TOKYO/March 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stocks were mixed Thursday, as investors awaited a vote in…

European shares fall, Asia gains as US healthcare vote looms

TOKYO/March 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares were mixed Thursday, as European benchmarks edged lower after…

Asia shares sink as investors fret over Trump reform outlook

SEOUL, South Korea/March 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Shares fell in Asia early Wednesday after U.S. stocks…

Global shares mostly higher as oil rebounds

TOKYO/March 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares were mostly higher Tuesday as crude oil prices advanced,…

US stock indexes dip for a third day as banks stumble

NEW YORK/March 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — After an early-afternoon slump, U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Monday…

Asian markets mixed after small Wall Street gain

BEIJING/March 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian markets were mixed Monday after global finance ministers dropped a…

US stock indexes hold steady as Fed-fueled rally fades

NEW YORK/March 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Stocks held steady on Wall Street Thursday, and bond prices…

Global stocks gain, US dollar weaker after Fed hike

BEIJING/March 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stocks rose Thursday following a U.S. rate hike and a…

Asian markets mostly higher after Fed hike

BEIJING/March 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Japanese stocks were steady while other Asian markets gained Thursday after…

Stocks climb, led by energy stocks and dividend payers

NEW YORK/March 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Stocks rose Wednesday and easily absorbed the latest increase in…

Another drop for oil prices pulls stock indexes lower

NEW YORK/March 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Stock indexes sank Tuesday after yet another drop in the…

Global stocks drift as investors await Fed meeting

SEOUL, South Korea/March 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stock markets drifted in slow trading on Tuesday…

Asian shares mostly higher on cheer over US jobs report

TOKYO/March 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Shares started the week on a high note in Asia on…

Stocks rise higher after strong jobs report; tech leads

NEW YORK/March 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Led by technology companies, U.S. stocks rose Friday after a…

World shares gain as investors await US jobless data

SEOUL, South Korea/March 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Shares were higher in Europe and most of Asia…

Some anniversary: stocks barely move as bull market turns 8

NEW YORK/March 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. stocks meandered Thursday as the eighth anniversary for the…

World stocks sink as crude slump sends energy shares lower

HONG KONG/March 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — World stock markets fell Thursday after news of a big…