Chicago protests hit Chicago's ritziest street Demonstrators marched along Chicago's ritzy Magnificent Mile on Friday to protest widespread problems in the police department, NBC reports.
Source: NBC NEWS
| By: Erik Ortiz and the Associated Press
FOREX-Dollar rises on ECB, SNB rate-cut expectations NEW YORK, Nov 27- The dollar rose across the board on Friday, hitting an eight-month high against a basket of currencies as speculation the Swiss National Bank would follow the European Central Bank in cutting deposit rates further pushed major competitors lower. The euro rebounded in afternoon U.S. trading to move back above $1.06 after falling near...
| By: Dion Rabouin
US STOCKS-Wall St ends flat; Disney, retailers dip on sales worries *U.S. markets close early day after Thanksgiving holiday. U.S. stock markets closed three hours earlier following the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, with many traders taking the day off. "We're going to get today over with and hit the ground running next week," said Brian Battle, director of trading at Performance Trust Capital Partners in Chicago.
| By: Sinead Carew
Carbon prices - work in progress, not panacea, for rich and poor BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Nov 27- It was supposed to be the way the market would cut greenhouse gases by itself: governments selling companies permits-to-pollute, which they could trade among themselves. While there is still support for national or regional markets, not least in China, which plans to launch the world's biggest scheme in 2017, any hopes of creating a...
| By: Barbara Lewis and Susanna Twidale
UPDATE 8-Oil drops in light volume; cautious week expected before OPEC *Caution trading expected ahead of Dec. 4 OPEC meeting. NEW YORK, Nov 27- Oil traded lower in light post-holiday volume in New York on Friday as the dollar's rally to an eight-month high and a tumble in Chinese equities added pressure to oversupplied crude futures. The dollar hit late-March highs against a basket of currencies on speculation the Swiss National...
| By: Barani Krishnan
European shares retreat from three-month high as China wobbles *Mining shares lead declines after China profits miss. *Altice bounces after winning EPL rights. China, the world's biggest consumer of metals, saw stocks slide over 5 percent after a regulatory crackdown and deteriorating industrial profits data.
| By: Alistair Smout