US stock markets

The US stock exchanges are the major financial markets in North America, and the largest in the world. The main exchanges are the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq. Live market updates are shown in the charts on this page.

Some of the larger Mexican companies whose stocks are traded on the Mexican Stock Exchange are also traded on US markets in ADR form. This allows US investors to directly trade in Mexican stocks on a US stock market with their US stock broker.

Oil near 2019 highs amid OPEC cuts, sanctions on Iran and Venezuela

Oil prices hovered just below 2019 highs on Thursday, bolstered by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. ...

Samsung announces folding phone with 5G at nearly $2,000

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday unveiled a nearly $2,000 folding smartphone in a bid to top ...

StanChart fined $133 million by Britain's financial watchdog

Standard Chartered Plc said on Wednesday Britain's financial watchdog has imposed a fine of 102.2 ...

Southwest shares drop as mechanics dispute escalates

Southwest Airlines Co's shares fell more than 5 percent on Wednesday after the low-cost U.S. ...

Wall Street ends up slightly as Fed minutes support cautious stance

U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting ...