The region’s indices were choppy in morning trading Monday after Asian markets fell.
— May 2, 2016
Gold and silver logged 15-month highs, while stocks limped through the last day of trading in April leading the major indices to negative performances for the month.
— April 29, 2016
Traders are weighing the impact of various government data including consumer spending, personal income and core inflation.
Trading conditions in its core market of Europe are showing signs of improvement.
The biggest fallers in retail and luxury included Hugo Boss, Boohoo.com, L’Oréal and Hermès.
Investor pessimism continued to weigh on markets.
The German sporting-goods maker grew in all regions and categories, most notably footwear, with total sales up 3.7 percent in the quarter.
Amazon profits gained as the company expanded its assortment.
— April 28, 2016
Columbia Sportswear delivered record sales that helped it beat analysts estimates for the first quarter earnings.