GLOBAL GLOOM: Investors are cautious as world events this week complicate the investment outlook. Tensions are rising over
QUOTEWORTHY: “Safe havens had obviously gained attractiveness amid the tensions surrounding geopolitics,” said
TROUBLED TOSHIBA: Shares of the Japanese electronics maker extended losses, falling more than 2 percent after it raised doubts about its ability to survive as a company. In an unaudited financial report, the company said there are “material events and conditions” that make it questionable whether it can continue as a going concern.
CURRENCIES: The dollar fell to a five-month low against the yen as investors seeking security amid global uncertainty piled into the Japanese currency, which is traditionally seen as a haven. The dollar weakened to
PRECIOUS METAL: Gold, another asset sought by nervous investors, continued to gain, rose
WALL STREET: Major