U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Tuesday, recovering after an early slide. Investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings and economic news. Banks and other financials stocks led the gainers, while phone company stocks were down the […]
BEIJING — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street sank on worries the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought.
KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 gained 1 percent to 19,175.48 and Hong Kong’s Hang […]
NEW YORK — After falling sharply in the morning, U.S. stock indexes clawed back and were down only modestly in afternoon trading. A run higher for hospital stocks helped to stem losses for banks and other financial stocks.
KEEPING SCORE: The […]
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks flirted with sharp losses but managed a mixed finish after Republicans canceled a vote on their health care bill because it became clear the bill would fail. Hospital stocks soared in response, while companies […]
NEW YORK — After a shaky start, U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Wednesday as technology and industrial companies rose. Banks fell with interest rates as the market came off its biggest loss in five months.
Stocks started lower, then rallied around […]
NEW YORK — Major U.S. indexes are drifting mostly lower in early afternoon trading. Energy companies fell more than the rest of the market as crude oil prices dropped. Banks also moved lower. European markets fell after the British […]
NEW YORK — Stock indexes pulled back modestly Tuesday as investors wait to hear from the Federal Reserve, which is beginning a two-day policy meeting on interest rates. Another drop in the price of oil pulled energy stocks to […]
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are mixed Friday afternoon as an early rally fades. Consumer-focused companies and tech stocks are higher after a strong February jobs report, but renewed losses for energy companies are limiting the gains overall. The Federal […]
NEW YORK — Energy companies are pulling U.S. stocks lower Wednesday as the price of oil takes its biggest tumble in more than a year after the government reported a big buildup in fuel stockpiles. A survey of private […]
Real estate companies led U.S. stock indexes lower in morning trading Friday, extending the market’s losses from a day earlier. Energy stocks bucked the trend and rose as oil prices headed higher. Investors were looking ahead to a speech by […]
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks lower in morning trading Thursday as the market gave up some gains from its latest record-high close a day earlier. Technology and materials stocks were also among the biggest decliners. Utilities bucked […]
NEW YORK — Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday. Energy companies are rising more than the rest of the market. Consumer goods giant Kraft Heinz is falling after it withdrew a $143 billion offer for competition Unilever, but several […]
Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes broadly lower in afternoon trading Monday as the price of crude oil declined. Phone company and materials stocks were also among the big decliners. Investors were weighing the latest batch of company earnings news.
NEW YORK — Stocks ended Thursday’s trading mostly unchanged, as cautious investors focus a large batch of earnings reports from U.S. companies, including Facebook and Merck.
Ryder System, a truck leasing company, fell 8 percent after reporting earnings that fell […]
Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes slightly lower Monday as the price of crude oil fell.
Real estate, phone companies and other high-dividend stocks did better than the rest of the market as bond yields headed lower, making those sectors more […]
TOKYO | The dollar slipped and Asian shares were on the defensive on Monday as worries about President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies outweighed optimism that he will follow through on promises of tax cuts and other stimulus.
Japan’s Nikkei dropped 1.3 percent while […]
NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes stuck to their holding pattern Wednesday, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index entered its most listless stretch of trading in more than three years. Bond yields and the dollar resumed their moves […]
HONG KONG — Most Asian stock indexes lacked direction Wednesday following a sharp correction overnight in the dollar that sapped investor momentum.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index shed 0.2 percent to 18,776.45 and South Korea’s Kospi was nearly […]
NEW YORK — A bad day for bank stocks pulled the Dow Jones industrial average to its third straight loss Tuesday as many of the patterns that have propelled markets since Election Day last year snapped into reverse.
The Dow Jones […]
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly lower Thursday, wiping out much of the market’s gains from a day earlier.
Phone companies, real estate, utilities and health care stocks eked out gains. Energy, technology and other stocks that posted […]
The major U.S. stock indexes veered slightly higher in late-afternoon trading after spending much of the day wavering between small gains and losses. Energy stocks led the gainers as crude oil prices closed higher. Health care stocks were down the […]
TOKYO — Stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as economic data raised questions of how China might curb speculative market bubbles as inflation rises.
KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX was up 0.2 percent to 11,588 while the CAC40 of France […]
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday and some of the biggest gains are going to car companies and retailers. Auto makers General Motors and Ford are jumping as car companies report their December sales. The Standard & […]
Banks led U.S. stock indexes slightly lower in afternoon trading Thursday as the market gave back small gains from earlier in the day. Utilities, real estate stocks and phone companies, all known for paying high dividends, rose as bond yields […]
Real estate investment trusts led a modest slide for U.S. stocks in morning trading Wednesday. The broad decline wiped out most of the gains from the day before, when the Nasdaq composite index closed at a record high. Trading was […]
NEW YORK — Stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in midday trading on Wall Street Tuesday. Energy companies slumped as the price of crude oil turned lower after a four-day rally. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped […]
The S&P and the Nasdaq were slightly higher in late morning trading on Thursday as investors assessed remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at a congressional testimony.
The Dow, which snapped its seven-day rally on Wednesday, was little changed, weighed […]
HONG KONG — The prospect of a Trump presidency jolted markets around the world Wednesday, sending Dow futures and Asian stock prices sharply lower as investors panicked over uncertainties on trade, immigration and geopolitical tensions.
At one point, Dow futures […]
Shares on Wall Street rallied on the eve of the U.S. presidential election, as Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton’s prospects brightened after the FBI said it would not press criminal charges against her over the use of a private email server.
NEW YORK — The stock market is edging lower in early trading Friday, despite a strong jobs report for October, putting the market in danger of declining for a ninth straight day as investors continues to focus on the […]
Wall Street sold off on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing at the lowest level since July 7, amid growing concern over the impending U.S. presidential election and prospects for higher U.S. interest rates.
Stocks pared losses after falling steeply in […]
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are rising Monday morning following a series of corporate deals. The largest by far is AT&T’s plan to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, but investors aren’t sure if the combination will happen. Aerospace […]
NEW YORK | The dollar rose to its highest since Feb. 3 against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors increased bets on higher U.S. interest rates, while a measure of world stocks looked set for its first weekly […]
NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes are higher Wednesday afternoon as energy companies climb following reports that OPEC nations agreed to a deal that would limit oil production in an effort to bolster prices. Phone and health care companies […]
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are making solid gains Monday morning as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Banks are making some of the biggest gains as investors wait for the Federal Reserve to meet this week. […]
Wall Street stocks ended at record highs on Thursday as surging oil prices and strong earnings from department stores Macy’s and Kohl’s buoyed investor sentiment.
Crude oil jumped as much as 5.0 percent on comments from the Saudi oil minister about […]
U.S. stocks notched their best day in a month on Friday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing at record highs after a second straight month of robust labor market data increased optimism that economic growth is accelerating.
The Dow Jones […]
NEW YORK — Stocks ticked higher in Friday afternoon trading, the latest nudge forward for a market that has taken a decidedly slow-and-steady path to record highs in recent days. Telecom and utility stocks led the way, as they […]
Wall Street opened higher on Thursday as strong private sector employment data and a drop in jobless claims pointed to a steadying labor market ahead of the monthly payrolls report on Friday.
The ADP national employment report showed that 172,000 jobs […]