U.S. Markets News
* Wall Street lower in afternoon trading * Downbeat German Ifo survey weighs on euro, European shares * Amazon.com, Visa down after disappointing results * Russian shares and bonds fall (Updates with oil settlement prices) By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, July 25 - Some disappointing U.S. earnings, including those of Amazon.com, and weak German economic data pressured world stock markets on Friday, while the euro clung to an eight-month low against the U.S. doll
* Indexes down: Dow 0.8 pct, S&P 0.5 pct, Nasdaq 0.5 pct (Updates to afternoon trading)
NEW YORK, July 25 - Even if data next week shows a mediocre rebound in U.S. economic growth, that might be enough to keep the stock market aloft at record highs and the Federal Reserve steadfast in its winding down of stimulus through bond purchases.
July 25 - AbbVie Inc, which last week announced plans to buy Dublin-based drugmaker Shire Plc for $55 billion, reported stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings on surging sales of its Humira treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
July 25 - A private trading venue owned by Citigroup will pay a $5 million penalty to settle charges that it failed to protect customers' data, marking the latest case in a crackdown by U.S. regulators over alleged market rule violations.
* Indexes down: Dow 0.75 pct, S&P 0.47 pct, Nasdaq 0.58 pct (Updates prices, adds to comment)
All American Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||8:27pm BST||16,943.42||-140.38||-0.82%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||8:27pm BST||4,446.56||-25.55||-0.57%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||8:13pm BST||179.69||-0.91||-0.51%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||8:11pm BST||291.01||+1.25||+0.43%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||8:26pm BST||15,454.10||+59.65||+0.39%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||24 Jul 2014||2,785.27||-13.98||-0.50%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||8:21pm BST||44,343.45||-76.93||-0.17%|