By STEVE ROTHWELL and YURI KAGEYAMA - AP - 40 mins ago
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose sharply in early trading Thursday, driven by encouraging earnings from companies including Caterpillar, 3M and General Motors. Investors were also encouraged by some positive manufacturing news out of Europe. (full story)
Eurozone PMI figures may mean more for the Japanese Yen than the Euro if soft outcomes feed global slowdown fears and trigger market-wide risk aversion.
Soft Eurozone PMI Data May Mean More for... (full story)