Stories tagged: stock market
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.
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
Banks, retailers, health care and energy companies climbed Tuesday as U.S. stocks regained much of what they lost in a steep drop a day earlier. Several big technology companies including …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
Stocks around the world plunged Friday as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China, the biggest economies in the world, would escalate. A second day of …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 1:09 p.m.
Wall Street is losing its appetite for McDonald’s, believing there aren’t many fans of its new Dollar Menu.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Stocks jumped on Monday, with gains again accelerating in the last hour of trading, as markets around the world continue to claw back from a sharp tumble earlier this month.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
U.S. stocks rose for the third day in a row Tuesday, led by banks, retailers and technology companies. The rebound over the last few days follows a harrowing drop of …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
Stocks powered higher Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average up 410 points, as the market clawed back more of its massive losses from the previous two weeks.
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
The tumble in U.S. stock prices has inflicted psychological pain and financial losses – at least on paper – for people with a meaningful stake in the market. Their anxiety …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 12:50 p.m.
The stock market may be firing off warning shots to the Trump administration and Congress about their plans to blow up the size of the federal deficit.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
Wall Street capped a day of wild swings Friday with a late-afternoon rally that reversed steep early losses and sent the Dow Jones industrial average 330 points higher. Even with …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
On Thursday, the Dow plunged over 1,000 points, bringing the index’s losses from its January highs to more than 10 percent. All of which has left investors wondering what the …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
After big moves higher and lower, U.S. stocks are surging Tuesday afternoon, raising hopes for an end to a global sell-off. The sharp swings came one day after the steepest …
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018
If you’re an investor who has faith in the old stock market maxim “as January goes, so goes the year,” you’re probably feeling pretty good about 2018 based on what …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
For more than a year, investors have brushed off bombastic talk about nuclear war, dysfunction on Capitol Hill and other worrisome situations. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Stock prices fell sharply from near record highs Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average tumbling 666 points, or 2.5 percent, to close out the worst week on Wall Street …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
The stock market is soaring, but what’s behind it, and can it last?
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
What’s a bitcoin worth? Lately nobody knows for sure, but it’s far less Friday than it was Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
December on average is the best month for stocks. Investors call the gains a Santa Claus rally: a late-year boost that helps the markets end on a high note. Although …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
President Donald Trump sent a plea Saturday for Saudi Arabia to list its massive state-run oil company, Saudi Aramco, on the New York Stock Exchange.