European stock exchanges were still shut the day after Christmas Day. But US traders were back at work vying for a chunk of an impressive year end rally. We took a look, and talked with New York correspondent Markus Koch.
Elon Musk has once again caused a whirlwind of speculation with a few tweets. Afterwards Tesla stock rose and trading was halted for around two hours. Only Donald Trump can move markets more.
In an unusual move, Spotify will list itself directly on the New York Stock Exchange, bypassing Wall Street banks and brokers to save hundreds of millions of dollars. The company is valued at roughly $19 billion dollars.
Plummeting stocks have shocked traders. After a long stretch of serenity, an unexpected storm has hit stock exchanges. We're witnessing a worldwide sell-off, but things will calm down shortly, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
Two of New York's main indices made modest gains on Friday to close the week at new all-time highs. Financial stocks and retail spending declined while the president's office warned of a higher budget deficit.
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