WASHINGTON | Applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 199,000, lowest level in 49 years

WASHINGTON— Applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 199,000, lowest level in 49 years. By Associated…

NEW YORK | US stocks drop to a 14-month low as tech, health care drop

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are skidding Monday as another day of big losses takes the…

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: S&P 500 sinks to lowest level since April

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks…

WASHINGTON | Report: Fewer immigrants in US without legal status

WASHINGTON — The number of immigrants in the U.S. without legal status has declined to its…

S&P 500 slides into ‘correction’ for second time this year

U.S. stocks closed lower after a shortened session Friday, bumping the benchmark S&P 500 index into…

S&P 500 slides into ‘correction’ for second time this year

U.S. stocks closed lower after a shortened session Friday, bumping the benchmark S&P 500 index into…

MILAN | Investors snub Italian bonds amid budget spat with EU

MILAN  — Investors are snubbing Italian bonds amid concerns over a dispute between the nation’s populist…

LONDON | Global stocks recover as investors search for bargains

LONDON — Global stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday as investors picked up what they hope…

Energy companies lead US stocks lower after oil price plunge

The steepest drop in oil prices in more than three years put investors in a selling…

BRUSSELS | Eurozone growth slows to its lowest level in 4 years

BRUSSELS— Official figures show that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone slowed in the third quarter…

WASHINGTON | US consumer spending up inflation-adjusted 0.3 percent

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending rose in September by a solid, inflation-adjusted 0.3 percent, led by…

LONDON | Eurozone unemployment falls to decade low of 8.2 percent

LONDON  — Unemployment across the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level since the most…