Stocks Fall, Oil Prices Gain as EU Commits to Partial Russian Crude Ban

US stocks fell on Tuesday, resuming their downward trajectory after last week’s rally, while a pledge among European Union leaders to curb oil purchases from Russia lifted crude prices. The S&P 500 dropped about 0.6% in morning trading, a day after US markets were closed for Memorial Day. The benchmark index had risen 0.6% for … Read more

Oil Gains as EU Commits to Partial Russian Crude Ban

A pledge among European Union leaders to curb oil purchases from Russia lifted crude prices, while US stock futures fell, reigniting volatility in the markets during the last trading session of the month. Futures for the S&P 500 fell 0.3% Tuesday, a day after US markets were closed for Memorial Day. The benchmark index had … Read more

Global Stocks Rise as China Signals Stimulus for Shanghai

International stocks rose Monday, extending a rally that has pared some of this year’s losses, while US markets were closed for the Memorial Day holiday. The Stoxx Europe 600 added 0.6%, led by shares of technology and luxury-goods firms. Germany’s DAX gained 0.8% and London’s FTSE 100 edged up 0.2%. Global markets were boosted by … Read more