Posts Tagged ‘optimism’

Stocks slightly higher Wednesday on eurozone optimism

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks opened slightly higher Wednesday following better than expected European economic data and new promises from China to keep buying debt issued by eurozone governments. Just after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10 points, […]

Europe Stocks Drop as ECB Loans Fail to Ease Debt-Crisis Concern

European stocks fell for the first time in three days as lenders sought more funds from the European Central Bank than economists had predicted, reducing optimism that the debt crisis will be contained. View full post on Finance Stories

U.S. Stocks Rally Most in Week on Optimism Before Jackson Hole

U.S. stocks rallied, driving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index up from the cheapest valuations since 2009, as weaker-than-estimated economic data reinforced optimism the Federal Reserve will act to spur growth. View full post on Finance Stories

Asian Stocks Climbs on Optimism Over Greece Aid; Sony Advances

Asian stocks rose, with the regional benchmark index paring the biggest monthly decline in a year, amid speculation European officials will sanction more assistance for Greece. View full post on Finance Stories

World Leaders’ Optimism On Economy Lifts Shares

Comments from the Group of 8 industrial nations about the global economy’s strength offset a slump in home sales in the United States. View full post on Business Stories

Euro hits two-month high as financial jitters ease

NEW YORK: The euro hit two-month highs against the US dollar on Monday on growing optimism the European Union was getting to grips with its financial and sovereign debt crisis. View full post on Business Stories