Stories tagged: stock market
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Oregon universities want OK to invest in stock market
Oregon’s seven public universities installed independent governing boards in recent years. But the schools soon discovered their newfound independence only went so far.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Stocks advance as Fed speculation weakens dollar; crude climbs
Stocks rallied around the world and the dollar fell on speculation the Federal Reserve will stick with a gradual tightening of monetary policy.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
Global money is fleeing Japan stocks at fastest pace since 1987
After dumping their Tokyo stock holdings for four of the past five months, foreigners are on track for their biggest annual exodus since 1987. Back then, they were fleeing bubbly …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
Yahoo should face SEC probe over breach, senator says
Yahoo Inc. should face a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into whether the Internet media company properly informed investors and the public about a massive data breach that it confirmed …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
Stock rally fizzles as traders waver after euphoria; oil tumbles
The rally in global equities sputtered as traders grew more skeptical about the efficacy of central bank stimulus amid mixed economic data. Oil tumbled. Stocks halted a four-day advance as …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Stocks jump after Fed leaves interest rates unchanged
U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday as investors were relieved that the Federal Reserve once again left interest rates unchanged. That sent dividend-paying stocks higher, while energy companies jumped with the price …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Stocks jump as Apple pulls tech companies up again
U.S. stocks changed course again Thursday and climbed as Apple led a big gain for technology companies and energy companies recovered some of their recent losses. Investors looked over a …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 1:46 p.m.
Stocks shed early gain as energy and consumer companies fall
U.S. stocks surrendered early gains and finished mostly lower Wednesday as energy companies skidded with the price of oil. Apple led technology companies higher. The mixed finish came after three …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
U.S. stocks hold their own after sell-off in global markets
U.S. markets rallied on Monday, shrugging off a sell-off in global stocks and beating back the sell-off that began on Friday in both stocks and bonds. Investors seemed satisfied that …
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
U.S. stocks slide the most since Brexit amid rate speculation
U.S. stocks fell in the worst selloff since Britain voted to leave the European Union, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling almost 400 points after a Federal Reserve official …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Stock indexes mixed; Nasdaq ekes out another record high
Even on a day when the major U.S. stock indexes barely budged, the market notched another milestone. The Nasdaq composite eked out a gain, pushing the tech-heavy index to its …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
HP Enterprise spins off software businesses in $8.8B deal
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. will spin off software units in an $8.8 billion deal that it says will help it focus on faster-growing businesses.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 3:01 p.m.
Stocks inch higher on hope for more oil deals
Energy companies led U.S. stocks higher Tuesday as investors hoped higher oil prices and bigger profits are on the way.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
U.S. holiday keeps a lid on European markets
European stock markets closed a tad lower Monday following mixed economic data. Trading activity was dented by the Labor Day holiday in the U.S.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
Modest but steady gains for stocks
Stocks posted modest gains on Tuesday, bringing indexes nearly back to the record levels they reached last week. Homebuilders rose sharply following a big jump in sales of new homes …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
Stocks end mostly lower; oil prices decline
Stocks closed slightly lower in quiet trading Monday after drifting most of the day between gains and losses. Energy companies fell along with the price of oil while biotechnology and …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
U.S. stocks eke out small gains; Nasdaq sets record close
U.S. stocks recovered from a late-afternoon slide to eke out small gains Tuesday, nudging the Nasdaq composite to its second record close in less than a week.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 2:23 p.m.
Stocks close mostly higher, helped by technology, oil
Stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, helped by better-than-expected quarterly results from Google’s parent Alphabet and retailer Amazon and a modest recovery in oil prices.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
Stocks mostly lower on Wall Street in morning trading
Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in morning trading Wednesday after setting records the last few days. Energy companies are falling sharply along with the price of oil. Utility …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
Stocks finish just short of a record on strong jobs report
U.S. stocks surged Friday, finishing just short of record highs, as investors responded enthusiastically to a strong June job market report.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
Juno halts midstage drug study over deaths
Shares of Juno Therapeutics plunged more than 27 percent Friday, a day after halting a midstage study on a potential leukemia treatment following two patient deaths.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 5:44 p.m.
Forecast for stocks in the second half of year: Turbulence
The stock market has been on a frustrating, dizzying roller-coaster ride to nowhere the last couple of years. It’s still not over.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
Stocks dip in Europe amid thin trading; U.S. closed for holiday
European stock markets slipped Monday, despite gains earlier in Asia, as investors awaited more clarity on Britain’s future outside the European Union and a U.S. holiday kept trading volumes thin.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Stocks, pound fall again due to U.K. vote uncertainty
Investor jitters over the economic fallout of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union sent U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
Stocks rise as investors grow hopeful about British vote
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Mon., June 6, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Energy companies lead stock market higher
Stocks closed at a new high for the year after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised doubts over an interest rate hike this month.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Stocks close higher, led by health care and tech companies
Stocks rose on Friday in a modest but broad rally that erased much of the losses from earlier in the week when investors had sold over fears of rising interest …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Xerox says Ursula Burns won’t be CEO after company splits
Xerox says Ursula Burns, the first black woman to run a Fortune 500 company, won’t be CEO after the company splits in two later this year.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Gannett urges Tribune holders to reject nominees for board
Five days after boosting its unsolicited takeover bid for Tribune Publishing Co. by 22 percent, USA Today owner Gannett is urging Tribune shareholders to reject the company’s slate of nominees …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
Stocks fall over continued worry about possible Fed hike
The Dow fell 91.22 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,435.40. The S&P 500 lost 7.59 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,040.04. The Nasdaq composite gave up 26.59 points, or 0.6 …