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wallstreet-111814_26Aug16.jpg After initially moving higher in reaction to a highly anticipated speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, stocks have given back some ground in recent trading on Friday. The major averages have pulled back well off their highs for the session.

HillaryClintonPresidentialCampaign2-082616.jpg A new Mason-Dixon Polling & Research survey of likely Florida voters shows Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump essentially tied in the key swing state. The poll showed Clinton with a slim 44 percent to 42 percent lead over Trump in Florida, within the two-point gap within the poll's margin of error.

driver-less-taxi-082616.jpg The world's first-ever public trial of driver-less taxis was launched in Singapore Thursday. The "robo-taxi service" is being tested in Singapore's one-north business district. nuTonomy, a US-based tech start-up that developed the software used in the vehicle, has been conducting daily autonomous vehicle testing since April there. The trial will continue on an on-going basis. nuTonomy said sele

MH370-082616.jpg Even after two years of thoroughly searching across the Indian Ocean, using modern technologies and devices, there is no clue about the Malaysian airline that vanished on March 8, 2014.

ClintonCampaignsvideo-082616.jpg The Hilary Clinton Campaign's new video advertisement linking Donald Trump with White supremacists and neo-Nazis has evoked strong criticism by the GOP presidential candidate and top Republican leaders.

wallstreet-011215_26Aug16.jpg Following a highly anticipated speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Friday. The major averages have all moved to the upside after closing lower in the two previous sessions.

Consumer-Shoping-082616.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a slight decline in the month of August, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The report said the final reading on the consumer sentiment index for August came in at 89.8 compared to the initial estimate of 90.4.

GaryJohnson1-082616.jpg A significant majority of voters want Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson to participate in the upcoming presidential debates, according to a Quinnipiac University poll. Sixty-two percent of voters said Johnson should participate in the debates.

USGDP-082616.jpg U.S. economic activity in the second quarter grew by slightly less than initially estimated, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The report said gross domestic product increased by 1.1 percent in the second quarter.

wallstreet1-121214_26Aug16.jpg With traders waiting on a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, stocks may initially show a lack of direction on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by just 2 points.

UKGDP-082616.jpg The U.K. economy logged faster growth in the second quarter as robust consumer spending and investment cushioned the region against the impact of the severe political and economic uncertainty in the run-up to the EU referendum. Gross domestic product grew 0.6 percent sequentially after rising 0.4 percent in the first quarter.

wallstreet-111914_26Aug16.jpg Wall Street stocks look set to open little changed as traders wait on Fed Chair Janet Yellen to signal regarding the time frame for additional monetary policy tightening. After Asian stocks closed mixed, the European markets are also seeing lackluster sentiment. The dollar is weaker ahead of the speech...

Asian-Markets2_26Aug16.jpg Stock futures point to a flat open on Friday as investors eagerly await a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at the Kansas City Fed's policy conference later today. Investors are looking for hints at the potential for a rate rise later this year against the backdrop of improving U.S. data,...

Pharma-082616.jpg Shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VNDA) soared more than 20% on Thursday, following a favorable verdict in the patent litigation against Roxane Laboratories Inc. related to schizophrenia drug Fanapt.

wallstreet-112814_25Aug16.jpg Stocks showed a lack of direction throughout much of the trading day on Thursday before eventually ending the day modestly lower. With the drop on the day, the major averages added to the losses posted in the previous session.

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