Stories tagged: stock market
Thu., April 12, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
Stocks jump as technology, industrials and banks rally
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.
Stocks dive as U.S. proposes more China tariffs; Dow falls 620
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.
Stock market is its old, volatile self again after long calm
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.
U.S. stocks keep climbing as trade war fears recede
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.
World shares slide as U.S.-China trade dispute escalates
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 wins more fans in Wall Steet debut as stock surges
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.
Stocks jump late, clawing back ground lost on trade fears
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.
U.S. stocks take more losses as investors fear trade war
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.
Lack of appetite for value menu sinks McDonald’s shares
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 power higher again as Treasury yields ease
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.
Stocks edge higher as a three-day win streak restores some calm
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 power higher after a dreadful week; Dow jumps 410
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.
Will stock plunge hurt U.S. economy? Depends how long it lasts
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.
Why prospect of higher budget gaps is spooking stock market
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.
U.S. stocks swing back to gains, Dow up 330 on turbulent day
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.
How the market’s turmoil could affect Fed’s rate decisions
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.
Dow turns 567 point loss into 567 point gain as stocks rally
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
Strong January, strong year? A market maxim’s record falters
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.
Investment pros staying calm after rate fears clobber stocks
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.
Big tech and energy companies lead U.S. stocks sharply lower
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
Robert J. Samuelson: Are we hostage to the stock market?
The stock market is soaring, but what’s behind it, and can it last?
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
Bitcoin goes on wild ride and it may only get crazier
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.
Even with stocks at record highs, experts see ‘Santa’ jump
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.
Trump pleas for Saudi Arabia to list state oil company in U.S.
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.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017
Froma Harrop: Taking stock in the Trump economy
Showman Trump portrays every bit of positive economic news as evidence of his superhero powers, but inconvenient facts remain. One is that stock markets in other countries have also been …
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 10:25 a.m.
Have we seen this story before? Black Monday 30 years later
Virtually no one is predicting a repeat of “Black Monday,” which was the stock market’s worst day in history and happened when conditions were different from today. But several worries …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Wavering stocks inch a bit further into record heights
U.S. stocks inched a bit further into record territory Wednesday after teeter-tottering through the day. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose by just a sliver, but it was enough …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Stock market’s Goldilocks rally still has growth potential
The “Goldilocks” rally still has juice. That perfect environment to sustain broad market gains – when global growth is fast enough to lift corporate profits, but tame enough to keep …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Apple takes Dow over 22,000 points; other stocks are mixed
A big gain from Apple Wednesday morning sent the Dow Jones industrial average above 22,000 for the first time. Most other industries were trading lower, with health care and household …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Wall Street efforts to improve its image fail to sway Americans
Bad news for financial titans like JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon and Goldman Sachs Group’s Lloyd Blankfein: Most Americans hold unfavorable views of Wall Street banks and corporate executives, and distrust …