Orders for U.S. durable goods increased more than forecast in April, pointing to gains in business investment that will help manufacturing rebound in the second half of the year.
Headlines recently have been dominated by political scandal. Here's how these revelations play out in the markets.
The yen climbed the most in almost three months versus the dollar as risk appetite shrank, with Japanese stocks tumbling after a technical signal that they had gained too much, too fast.
Canada vowed to escalate a dispute with the U.S. over plans to impose stricter country-of-origin labeling rules for meat.