Mar 18, 2016
Wall Street at Close Report on March 18, 2016, by CNBC: Dow, S&P End Green for 2016 as Health Care, Financials Lead.
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, extending the rally that followed the Federal Reserve's accommodative policy decision earlier in the week.
The Guardian | Opinion | Brazil - March 18, 2016: Brazil's Judiciary is in Danger of Turning the Clock Back on Democracy by Eliane Brum.
Spot Prices as of traditional New York closing times
Friday, March 18, 2016
FTC Press Release - March 18, 2016: FTC Sends Refund Checks Totaling Nearly $210,000 to Consumers Who Bought Nano-UV “Disinfectant” Devices from Zadro Health Solutions, Inc.
FTC Press Release - March 18, 2016: FTC Approves Final Order Preserving Competition Among Dialysis Clinics in Laredo, Texas.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that national kidney-dialysis chain U.S. Renal Care, Inc.’s $640 million acquisition of competitor DSI Renal from DSI Renal’s ultimate parent company, Dialysis Parent, LLC, would be anticompetitive.
GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - March 18, 2016: Indias's Gold Paperizing Scheme Strains for its Fourth Tonne of Metal.
By Rajendra Jadhav, Sankalp Phartiyal, Neha Dasgupta, and Krishna N. Das
European Markets at Close Report on March 18, 2016, by CNBC: Europe Ends Mostly Higher; Oil Eyed; Home Retail Tanks.
Holly Ellyatt, Alexandra Gibbs
European equities closed mostly higher on Friday, as investors digested the latest news from individual stocks and shook off concerns over the fluctuating oil price.
Matthew A. Winkler
You've heard it from Donald Trump. You've heard it from Bernie Sanders. Hillary Clinton chimed in. Some famous economists, too. It's the idea that trade liberalization has sapped U.S. economic strength, and that it's time to make it stop.
DealBook Today's Top Headlines - March 18, 2016: TransCanada to Buy Columbia Pipeline Group | Public Pension Promises Exceed Ability to Pay | Google Puts Boston Dynamics on Sale
U.S. Stock Market Future Indications - March 18, 2016, by MarketWatch: Dow Futures Rise as Blue Chips Aim for Sixth Gain in a Row
U.S. stock futures on Friday pointed to a slightly higher open, putting the Dow on track to build on a five-day run of wins that turned the blue-chip gauge positive for the year.
Most Asian shares rose Friday amid gains in oil prices and a surge in major currencies across the region.
Today's media stories from the papers
Published on Mar 17, 2016The latest Trend Alert is released, the Federal Reserve to keep rates unchanged & Donald Trump says “we need the rich in order to make the country great”. What arrogance!