We've heard a lot of rhetoric from Washington about Russian sanctions, but not Russian stocks. Until now:
President Vladimir Putin arrived in Austria after asking Russian lawmakers to revoke his authority to use force in Ukraine, underscoring a diplomatic drive that may deter European efforts to tighten sanctions on Russia.
U.S. employers probably added more workers to payrolls in March than the 175,000 a month earlier as the jobless rate fell.
Intel Corp. lost its fight against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.4 billion) antitrust fine in a ruling that may embolden European Union regulators in other monopoly investigations.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was urged by Bavaria’s state government to create a national gas reserve as Russia’s Gazprom OAO prepared to control about a fifth of the country’s storage capacity.