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U.S. stock futures rallied sharply in the early hours of Tuesday and gold prices dropped after media reports said Russian troops were called back to their bases after military exercises in the central and western part of the country.
Russian troops sent on surprise military exercises in western and central Russia were on Tuesday ordered to return to their bases, according to media reports.
Like a sleeping giant, stock market volatility can hibernate, but it never goes away.
President Barack Obama will strike a firmly populist tone in his 2015 budget plan on Tuesday, proposing to pay for an expansion of a popular tax credit for the working poor by eliminating tax breaks claimed by wealthy Americans.
As if war between Russia and Ukraine wasn’t bad enough, emerging market stocks (NYSEARCA:BKF) are still dealing with two other major problems: China’s unfolding credit crisis and Latin America’s currency and political turmoil.
U.S. factory activity rebounded last month from an eight-month low and consumer spending increased more than expected in January, suggesting the economy was regaining some strength after abruptly slowing in recent months.
Russia's intervention in Ukraine drove up crude oil and prices for gold and government debt on Monday as the heightened tensions spurred investors to seek safe havens and sell any exposure to the region.
Microsoft on Monday signaled a more aggressive approach to marketing and public relations with the appointment of pollster and longtime corporate adviser Mark Penn to the new role of chief strategy officer.
Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.
The U.S. stock market finished Monday sharply lower amid a global push into safe havens as political tensions in Ukraine and Russia over Crimean peninsula escalated.
The DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund had monthly inflows for the first time in nine months, taking in a net $225.7 million in investor funds in February, according to data from DoubleLine Capital on Monday.
The ripple effects from the crisis in Ukraine should serve as yet another motivation for Washington to move quickly to make the U.S. energy independent.
The U.S. is examining economic and diplomatic steps to "isolate" Russia if it continues to intervene in Ukraine, President Barack Obama said Monday.
As Russia's move to send its military into Ukraine rattles global markets, some of the most recognizable companies in the U.S. are also bracing for whatever might lie ahead.
Cold War Memories Revived: A brewing battle between Ukraine and Russia sent traders racing out of equities Monday in search of safe-haven assets.
U.S. equity markets tumbled on Monday, extending a global selloff, as anxiety over turmoil in Ukraine sent traders racing into safe-haven assets.
The State Department on Monday said the U.S. is getting closer to imposing economic or political punishment against Russia unless the country withdraws its military forces from the Crimean region in Ukraine.
The Olive Garden owner estimated third-quarter profit below analysts' expectations, blaming severe winter weather for lower sales.
All eyes were on the weather last month as bitterly cold temperatures and extreme weather increased demand for heating fuel and threatened crops around the globe.
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy has called for an extraordinary meeting of European Union leaders on Thursday in response to the crisis in Ukraine, according to a statement released Monday.