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DAVOS WATCH: A day on from stimulus announcement, European Central Bank's Draghi wins praise

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:16am
The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and artists.
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West Coast seaport contract talks to resume after hiatus as thousands of workers rally

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:03am
Labor strife at seaports along the West Coast prompted thousands of dockworkers to rally against employers they say are trying to exploit a crisis of cargo congestion at harbors that handle about $1 trillion worth of goods annually.
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Asian stock markets boosted by ECB stimulus plan, shrug off weak China manufacturing

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:48am
Asian stocks zoomed higher Friday, boosted by the European Central Bank's stimulus announcement, a long awaited move that also set off gains in Europe and on Wall Street.
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Obama to join Indians breathing world's dirtiest air amid climate talks in New Delhi

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:02am
When President Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi on Sunday he will join the Indian capital's masses in breathing some of the world's filthiest air.
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Report: Regulatory gaps and Chevron's flawed safety culture contributed to 2012 fire

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:30am
Federal investigators say a 2012 fire at a Chevron refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area was the result of shortcomings in the company's safety culture and gaps in regulatory guidelines.
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Aging athletes, new skis spur snowboarding's slide in popularity, but experts see reversal

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:17am
Aging athletes, new skis and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade.
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Online storage provider Box set to test investors' appetite for unprofitable tech companies

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:16am
Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its long-delayed IPO at $14 per share, setting up a test of investors' appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn't proven it can make money.
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Here are 5 things Europe's struggling economy needs to follow the ECB's plan to revive growth

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:10am
What now? The European Central Bank's plan to rescue Europe's economy won't work on its own.
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US rental prices rose 3.3 percent in December; biggest gains in San Francisco Bay Area

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:10am
U.S. home rental prices continued to climb at a modest pace in December, but rapidly escalating costs in cities such as San Francisco and Denver suggest that apartment dwellers are facing more financial pressure.
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Washington officials: State, contractor still battling over stalled Seattle tunnel project

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:47pm
The manager for the troubled Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project told lawmakers Thursday that the state and the contractor are still battling over tens of millions of dollars in repairs dating back to 2012, but even if the contractor declares bankruptcy tomorrow, the project could still be completed.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:43pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.8% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 0.9% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) up 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 1.3% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.7% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 1% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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China Stocks Advance After PMI Data, Eurozone Easing

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:34pm
Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks both made fresh moves higher Friday morning, looking to add to their three-day winning streak as the European Central Bank's latest easing moves and better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data boosted investor sentiment.
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Online storage provider Box boosts IPO price to $14 a share, setting stage for Wall St. debut

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:12pm
Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its long-delayed IPO at $14 per share, setting up a test of investors' appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn't proven it can make money.
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Japan Stocks Join The Euro-easing Rally

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:52pm
Japanese stocks rushed upward in early Friday trading, swept along with global share gains after the announcement of massive new monetary easing by the European Central Bank, with the Nikkei Stock Average up 0.8%, though off its opening highs.
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Talks over new labor contract for West Coast seaports go on 1-day hiatus as workers rally

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:48pm
Negotiators trying to resolve labor strife at West Coast seaports took Thursday off, as dockworkers gathered to rally against employers they say are trying to exploit a crisis of cargo congestion at harbors that handle about $1 trillion worth of goods annually.
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Australia Stocks Surf Higher On ECB Easing Wave

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:58pm
Australian stocks gained Friday, riding the wave of market euphoria from the European Central Bank's announcement of massive quantitative easing that could help boost asset prices both inside and outside the eurozone.
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Claman on Call: U.S. Stocks Rally on ECB Decision

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:47pm
Welcome to Claman on Call. The markets might be closed, but FOX Business is always on call.
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Oil prices take small jump on death of Saudi king, but no change in policy expected

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:45pm
Oil prices rose on the news of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Thursday, but the king's death is not expected to change the course of oil prices over the next several months.
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Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Dead; Crown Price Salman To Succeed

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:37pm
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz is dead and will be succeeded by Crown Price Salman, state television reported early Friday.
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Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Has Died

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:24pm
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died, state television reported early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, it said in a statement attributed to Salman.
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