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trump-public-050417_07dec18.jpg A US appeals court ruled against an order President Donald Trump issued last month that denies asylum pleas of migrants who crossed the southern border illegally. Two members of the three-judge bench of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals said late Friday that the ban is inconsistent with an existing US law, and attempts to over-run Congress. A presidential order signed on November 9 says that t

wallstreet-july20_07dec18.jpg After fluctuating early in the session, stocks moved sharply lower over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages showed a substantial move back to the downside following the rebound from early weakness seen in the previous session.

heather-nauert-120718.jpg Confirming numerous media reports, President Donald Trump announced plans to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations on Friday. Trump revealed his intention to nominate Nauert as UN Ambassador in brief remarks to reporters on the south lawn of the White House.

wallstreet-aug30_07dec18.jpg After coming under pressure early in the session, stocks have seen some further downside over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages have slid firmly into negative territory after ending the previous session mixed.

william-barr-120718.jpg President Donald Trump revealed Friday he plans to nominate former Attorney General William Barr to once again serve as the nation's top law enforcement officer. Trump announced his intent to nominate Barr as Attorney General in remarks to reporters outside the White House, calling the Republican lawyer "one of the most respected jurists in the country."

eur-usd2-120718.jpg The U.S. dollar was defensive against its key counterparts in the European session on Friday, as a data showed that U.S. job growth accelerated much less than forecast in November, casting uncertainty over the pace of rate increases for next year. Data from the Labor Department showed that U.S. economy...

wallstreet-oct03_07dec18.jpg Following the substantial recovery seen over the course of the previous session, stocks have moved back to the downside in morning trading on Friday. The major averages briefly climbed into positive territory but have pulled back firmly into the red since then.

wholesale-inventories2-120718.jpg Wholesale inventories in the U.S. increased by slightly more than anticipated in the month of October, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The Commerce Department said wholesale inventories advanced by 0.8 percent in October.

consumer-120718.jpg A preliminary report released by the University of Michigan on Friday showed U.S. consumer sentiment has held steady in the month of December. The report said the consumer sentiment index for December came in at 97.5, unchanged from the final November reading.

heather-nauert-120718.jpg President Donald Trump intends to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, according to numerous media reports. Trump's potential nomination of Nauert, which was first reported by Bloomberg News, is likely to draw criticism due to her lack of foreign policy experience.

nonfarm-payroll-120718.jpg After reporting strong job growth in the previous month, the Labor Department released a report Friday morning showing employment in the U.S. increased by much less than expected in the month of November. The report said non-farm payroll employment rose by 155,000 jobs.

wallstreet-sept13_07dec18.jpg After pointing to a lower open for the markets for much of the morning, stock futures have turned positive following the release of the closely watched monthly jobs report. The Dow futures are currently up by 48 points.

master-card-120718.jpg Payment giant MasterCard has filed a patent application for the method and system for anonymization of blockchain-based electronic transactions. The patent application, originally filed on June 5, 2017, has been published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) now. The patent refers to the anonymization of an electronic transaction conducted via a blockchain.

wallstreet-dect07.jpg Employment report is the highlight on Friday. The consensus for an increase by 205,000 jobs in November, while it grew 250,000 jobs in the prior month. Asian shares finished mostly higher, while European shares are trading lower. The early signs from the U.S. Futures Index suggest a lower opening...

germanindustrial-dec07.jpg Germany's industrial production in October unexpectedly dropped for the first time in three months, suggesting that manufacturing is yet to recover from a slowdown despite some improvement in demand. Industrial production dropped 0.5 percent from September, when they grew 0.1 percent, revised from 0.2 percent, preliminary figures from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Friday.

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