EghtesadOnline: Donald Trump grabbed investors’ attention in an otherwise listless Asian trading session, with the yen rising and S&P 500 Index futures slipping with the Mexican peso as the U.S. president said he may end the North American Free-Trade Agreement.
EghtesadOnline: Wall Street stocks closed on a high note Friday, with the S&P 500 index posting its best gain in six sessions on the heels of a U.S. payrolls report that gave investors more confidence in the strength of the U.S. economy.
EghtesadOnline: Geopolitical tensions are back on the radar, helping spur haven demand for gold. The Pentagon demanded that China immediately return a U.S. Navy underwater drone captured in the South China Sea, sparking new friction in a region where China has sought increasing control. The S&P 500 Index of equities slipped.