Mexico's Peso Is Stung by Bets on U.S. Rates

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

Mexico's currency fell to a record against the dollar Monday, illustrating the downside of popular emerging-market trades at a time of anxiety about higher interest rates in the U.S. Touted for years by Wall Street strategists and bond investor Bill ...

Samsung Affiliates Clear Another Legal Hurdle on Way to Merger

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

SEOUL?A South Korean court sided with the Samsung conglomerate Tuesday in a decision that could sway the outcome of a contentious merger between two Samsung companies. The Seoul Central District Court ruled that Samsung C&T;'s sale of its treasury shares?worth ...

Asian Shares: China Shares Fall Amid Doubts Over Beijing's Rescue

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Gregor Stuart Hunter China's stocks fell Tuesday, casting doubt on the potency of Beijing's aggressive rescue efforts, while investors elsewhere in Asia appear to shrug off concerns over Greece's debt situation. The Shanghai Composite is down 1.3% at 3727.12. ...

Asian Shares: China Shares Fall Amid Doubts Over Beijing's Rescue

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Gregor Stuart Hunter China's stocks fell Tuesday, casting doubt on the potency of Beijing's aggressive rescue efforts, while investors elsewhere in Asia appear to shrug off concerns over Greece's debt situation. The Shanghai Composite is down more than 3%, ...

On Mykonos, Debt Crisis Is a World Away

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Art Patnaude Even while international investors shun Greek stocks and bonds, there are a smattering of Greek assets still drawing interest: vacation properties on the island of Mykonos. At this point, it's only interest. The escalation of the Greek ...

Singapore's Temasek Reports Sharp Jump in Net Profit -- Update

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By P.R. Venkat And Jake Maxwell Watts SINGAPORE--Singapore's state investment firm Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd. on Tuesday played down concerns about slowing economic growth and volatile equity markets in China, its second-largest investment destination, as it reported a sharp jump ...

Austria's Schelling: Haircut on Greek Debt Won't Be Discussed Tuesday

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Nicole Lundeen VIENNA--Tuesday's impromptu summit meeting of euro-zone leaders won't be discussing a possible haircut for Greece's debt, Austria's Finance Minister Hans-Joerg Schelling said Tuesday. "Of course it [a bailout package for Greece] is possible without a haircut," but ...

IMF: Italy's Renzi Needs to Push Forward With Deeper Reforms

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Giada Zampano ROME--The Italian economy is gradually emerging from its most prolonged recession in decades and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi needs to firmly push through his ambitious reform agenda to address Italy's structural weaknesses and reignite sustained growth, the ...

French State Budget Deficit Narrows End May on Year

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Noemie Bisserbe PARIS--France's state budget deficit narrowed over the first five months of the year compared with the corresponding period in 2014, as spending fell. The deficit declined to 63.9 billion euros ($70.5 billion) at the end of May ...

U.S. 10-Year Bond Yield Falls to One-Month Low on Greece

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Min Zeng Worries over Greece continued to boost demand for ultrasafe U.S. Treasury bonds, sending the yield on the benchmark 10-year note to its lowest level in more than a month. Investors have piled into Treasury debt as the ...

Cisco Plans to Buy Cloud Platform MaintenanceNet

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Lisa Beilfuss Cisco Systems Inc. on Tuesday announced a deal to buy privately held MaintenanceNet for $139 million, the latest acquisition for the network giant. Carlsbad, Calif.-based MaintenanceNet, which was founded in 2004, operates a cloud-based platform that uses ...

U.S. May Tin Exports - Jul 7

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

Source: U.S. Commerce Department. Note: Totals include re-exports. (Tin, unwrought, not alloyed, in kilograms) Origin Jan-May'15 Apr '15 May '15 World Total 1,021,896 280,895 129,339 Brazil 4,656 1,555 769 Canada 642,602 188,293 82,297 China 1,710 Costa Rica 907 France 5,454 ...

Canada's Trade Deficit Widens in May to C$3.34 Billion

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Paul Vieira OTTAWA--Canada recorded a larger-than-anticipated trade deficit in May, for the second-biggest on record, as export volumes fell in the energy and nonenergy categories. Canada's trade deficit for May widened to 3.34 billion Canadian dollars ($2.64 billion) from ...

S&P 500, Nasdaq Futures -- Technical Analysis

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

Chicago Mercantile Exchange September S&P; 500 Futures 2121.30 -- lifetime high 2121.30 -- previous month's high 2087.74 -- 18-day moving average 2084.40 -- second pivot point resistance 2083.38 -- 100-day moving average 2079.42 -- 9-day moving average 2076.60 -- first ...

U.S. Stocks Drop Along With Commodity Prices

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Dan Strumpf U.S. stocks sank Tuesday, weighed down by the deepening crisis in Greece and by a rout in commodities markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 119 points, or 0.7%, to 17565 in midday trading, wiping out a ...

Libor Reform Has Not Gone Far Enough, Says Regulator

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

Nearly five years after the emergence of a rate-rigging scandal that cost banks more than $7 billion in fines, the financial benchmark at the heart of the affair remains broken. A top U.K. regulator says efforts to overhaul the London ...

EMC to Sell Dropbox Rival Syncplicity

TODAY: Sept. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Don Clark EMC Corp. is ending a three-year foray into the kinds of data-storage services offered by Dropbox Inc. and Box Inc., agreeing to sell control of its Syncplicity business to the investment firm Skyview Capital LLC. Financial terms ...