Stories tagged: stock market
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 18, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
World stocks mostly rose on Monday ahead of more trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Stocks extended their gains in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors remained optimistic that the U.S. and China will make more progress in resolving their costly trade dispute.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
U.S. stock indexes stemmed an early slide Friday, finishing mostly higher and nudging the benchmark S&P 500 index to its second weekly gain in a row.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
With Boeing’s jet deliveries climbing ever higher, the company released its 2018 financial results Wednesday, delivering record revenue, record profit and record cash flow for the year that well exceeded …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Stocks slumped in morning trading on Wall Street after two major U.S. companies warned that slower economic growth in China was hurting their results.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
Stocks rise for the third day in a row, led by industrial, technology, internet and energy companies as representatives from the U.S. and China continue their latest round of trade …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that he will not resign if asked to do so by President Donald Trump, a message that heartened investors who had been concerned …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
The roller coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged in the morning and then climbed much of the …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
U.S. markets trimmed 2018 losses in a Monday rally, but it was not enough to prevent the worst yearly decline for stocks since 2008.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 2:50 p.m.
Wall Street capped a week of volatile trading Friday with an uneven finish and the market’s first weekly gain since November.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Wall Street staged a swift, last-minute turnaround Thursday that rescued stocks from a steep dive and put the market on track to end a topsy-turvy, volatile week with a gain. …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 2:10 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s attacks on the Federal Reserve spooked the stock market on Christmas Eve, and efforts by his Treasury secretary to calm investors’ fears only seemed to make matters …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
Here’s a look at how the movements of the stock market and the barometers of the economy might determine the risks of a recession.
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
U.S. stocks couldn’t hang on to a big gain Wednesday, but they still finished broadly higher as technology and health care companies rose. That helped reverse some of the market’s …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Stocks dropped again Tuesday as losses mounted for the world’s largest technology companies. Retailers also fell, and energy companies plunged with oil prices as the market sank back into the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.
Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Despite strong gains by Clearwater Paper Corp. and Itron Inc., the Hart Capital Inland Northwest Index fell by 3.6 percent during the third quarter.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 2:40 p.m.
If you’re an investor who was lulled to sleep by the stock market’s calm, steady gains this summer, you’re wide awake by now.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Amazon Inc.’s market value briefly topped $1 trillion on Tuesday morning before retreating, becoming the second U.S. company after Apple to cross the line.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 1:55 p.m.
Stocks hardly budged Friday as the U.S. and Canada were unable to complete a trade deal, but the two sides intend to continue negotiating next week.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 10 a.m.
U.S. stocks are slightly higher Monday as companies including Tyson Foods and Berkshire Hathaway are rising after their second-quarter reports. Energy companies are moving up with the price of oil. …
Sun., July 29, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Rising oil prices pushed second-quarter profit at Exxon Mobil Corp. up 18 percent to $3.95 billion, but the results Friday fell short of Wall Street expectations, and the shares fell …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
Facebook faced a day of reckoning as its shares plunged Thursday in the company’s worst trading day since going public in 2012. It was among the biggest one-day losses of …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
While Facebook’s practices leading up to the 2017 election are still under scrutiny, Wall Street appears to have moved on for now.
Thu., April 12, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
U.S. stocks are climbing Thursday morning as technology companies, banks and industrial companies rally. Companies including Delta Air Lines and BlackRock are rising after they reported strong results in the …
Fri., April 6, 2018, 12:12 p.m.
Another increase in trade tensions has stocks falling sharply Friday as the U.S. considers an even larger set of tariffs on imports from China and the two countries exchange pointed …
Thu., April 5, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
The turnaround from last year’s procession of gradual, effortless gains has been dizzying. Traders pin much of the blame on Washington, D.C., where the Trump administration has stirred up worries …
Thu., April 5, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
Stocks in the U.S. are rising Thursday morning and major indexes in Europe are jumping as global markets continue a rally that began late the previous day.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
After an early jolt, stocks rallied and finished higher Wednesday as investors bet that back-and-forth tariff threats between the U.S. and China won’t blossom into a bigger dispute that damages …
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
Spotify picked up more fans on Wall Street on Tuesday as investors gave the unprofitable company a warm welcome in its stock market debut.