Stories tagged: Wall Street
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 11:35 a.m.
Three reasons the Fed will likely leave rates alone this week
Six days before Americans choose a new president and Congress, the Federal Reserve is expected Wednesday to leave its benchmark interest rate alone but possibly signal that it expects to …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
Amazon’s profit triples to $252 million, but that’s not enough for Wall Street
Amazon.com rang up a $252 million profit in the third quarter, more than three times the $79 million it reported a year ago, as it cashed in on blistering growth …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
Wall Street reopens Friday
Wall Street is reopening on Friday after spending two summers under construction.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
Stocks rise as tepid jobs report stokes hopes for low rates
U.S. stocks are rising Friday as a slowdown in hiring last month raised investors’ hopes that the Federal Reserve may wait even longer before raising interest rates. Energy companies made …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
US bank earnings in Q2 climbed 1.4 percent to $43.6B
U.S. banks’ earnings in the April-June period rose 1.4 percent from a year earlier as growth in lending fueled interest income.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Movie review: ‘Equity’ is smart, tense women-of-Wall-Street crime drama
Billed as “the first female-driven Wall Street movie,” “Equity” is the brainchild of two actor-producers: Sarah Megan Thomas and Alysia Reiner (“Orange Is the New Black”), who cowrote the original …
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 …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
Morgan Stanley accused of mismanaging its 401(k) plan
Even Wall Street workers are unhappy with how their retirement plans are run.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
World Trade Center mall reopens, shows progress since 9/11
The re-opening of the World Trade Center mall Tuesday, is expected to help transform downtown Manhattan shopping and illustrate how much progress has been made in rebuilding and revitalizing the …
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., Aug. 5, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Prosecutors ask appeals panel to rehear Bank of America case
A federal appeals panel should reconsider its reversal of a fraud verdict against Bank of America Corp. and $1.2 billion penalty resulting from the bank’s actions during the 2008 financial …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
Robert Samuelson: Dodd-Frank reforms may have made financial panic more likely
What avoided another Depression was the quick response of the Federal Reserve, which supplied trillions of dollars of credit to banks and other financial institutions to offset the loss of …
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.
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.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
U.S. stocks extend gains as mining and machinery makers rise
Stocks are rising Wednesday as machinery and chemicals companies rise. The weaker dollar is giving metals prices a boost and could make U.S. goods more affordable in markets overseas.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Twitter sale ‘inevitable’ if company continues to struggle, analyst says
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been trying to get the struggling tech firm back on track this year, but apparently the clock is ticking. If the company doesn’t attract more …
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 …