Stock futures up after extended losing run
U.S. stock futures rose Friday as Chinese data advanced thinking of further efforts to stimulate the global economy and as J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. reported a second-quarter earnings drop. See full story.
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MarketWatch's daily rundown of corporate headlines of interest to investors early Friday. See full story.
Resource firms lead Europe higher after China data
European stock are poised to break a two-day losing streak on Friday, as resource firms led markets higher after second-quarter growth from China met market expectations in cooling to 7.6%. See full story.
Euro straddles $1.22-level after Italy's downgrade
The euro straddles the $1.22-level after Moody's cut Italy's government bond ratings by two notches and the country sold new three-year bonds, while the greenback edged lower against many global rivals after Chinese economic data proved in line with expectations. See full story.
PFGBest debacle riles commodity futures industry
Commodity traders have seen their fair share of action this year, but now must also face growing concerns over the integrity of futures trading in the wake of the latest regulatory investigation. See full story.
As executives, investors, "future astronauts," reporters and the Branson family gather at the Farnborough Air Show to wallow in the potential of exploring the outer reaches, our man, Shawn Langlois, draws a line. See full story.
It's a situation that seems to defy supply-and-demand logic: If there's more demand in the housing market, wouldn't the cost of borrowing funds to buy a home be significantly on the rise? See full story.