Federal prosecutors have begun a probe into the Wells Fargo bogus accounts scandal, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
The dollar strengthened Wednesday against major currencies, including the euro and the pound, following the release of encouraging jobs data.
Strong US retail sales lifted the Dow to a fourth straight record Friday as global equity markets finished a big week of gains on a muted note.
The pound surged Thursday after the Bank of England unexpectedly left interest rates unchanged following the Brexit vote but signaled a rate cut could come at its August meeting.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's removed the United Kingdom's coveted AAA status on Monday because of its vote to leave the European Union, downgrading it by two notches with a long-term negative outlook.
The leaders of Germany, France and Italy vowed Monday "a new impulse" for the EU as it reels from Brexit and told London that the bloc would make no deals before Britain formally decides to leave.
Aeromexico became on Thursday the latest airline to indefinitely suspend flights to Venezuela, citing the South American nation's economic problems.
A top anti-Brussels campaigner said it appeared Britain had narrowly voted to remain in the EU, as counting began Thursday after millions voted in a bitterly-fought historic referendum.
German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer on Monday said it had offered $62 billion for US agriculture group Monsanto in a move which would create the world's biggest supplier of seeds, pesticides and genetically modified crops.
US authorities on Monday approved a mega-merger of cable television operators that allows Charter Communications to absorb rivals Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, with some conditions.