U.S. markets have slowed down from 2013's record-setting pace, but how has the S&P 500 kept up with leading markets around the world?
News & Analysis: DAX
While the U.S. economy looks increasingly strong, Europe is still in a heap of trouble.
Germany's lead stock index hit a record high, but there's plenty to like for the country's top exporters -- and their investors -- in the future.
The European Central Bank slashes its benchmark and pushes a negative deposit rate in an attempt to jump-start the continent's sluggish economic growth.
Investors in the Dow Jones Industrials were waiting for Europe's central bank to make its policy move, but the gains disappeared quickly.
Five years after the recession's bear market low, we look at how global markets from the Nikkei 225 to the Hang Seng and DAX compare to the S&P 500's post-recession rise.
German stocks like Bayer and Deustche Telekom hope the German economy's growth can fuel stock gains.
Siemens, Volkswagen, and other top German stocks head for safer ground as Europe's economy flounders in stagnation.
Volkswagen has been a big winner for Germany's DAX this year, but can it and fellow German automakers BMW and Daimler ride the auto industry's rising tide?
Chemicals giants BASF and Bayer look like strong picks for the future, but is Germany's economic base solid enough to keep the DAX's recent surge alive?