Stories tagged: investing
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
Stocks notched broad gains Wednesday on Wall Street as investors regained some of their optimism about the prospects for progress in the trade war between the U.S. and China.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 2:06 p.m.
Stocks tumbled again on Wednesday as worries about a weakening global economy boomeranged around the world.
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 4:26 p.m.
Charles Schwab is dropping commissions for online trading of U.S. stocks and exchange-traded funds, the latest slash in an industry battle that’s drastically cut the cost of investing.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
Technology companies led a broad slide in stocks on Wall Street Friday afternoon as investors worry about the potential for another escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing could be …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 1:52 p.m.
Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors welcomed China’s move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Six states and the District of Columbia have sued the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying the regulatory agency is putting investors in jeopardy by relaxing rules for brokers.
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
Stocks moved broadly higher as investors cheered plans for the U.S. and China to resume trade negotiations in October.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 3:02 p.m.
Technology companies led stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, erasing the S&P 500’s losses from a day earlier.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
Investors holding out fresh hope that new talks between the U.S. and China set for September can lead to progress in the nations’ ongoing trade war spurred the rally, which …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 4:50 p.m.
Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street in early trading after President Donald Trump claimed China was willing to reopen talks on the costly trade war that has roiled …
Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China rattled investors. The broad sell-off sent …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 11:50 a.m.
U.S. stocks marched broadly higher in midday trading Wednesday as investors welcomed a batch of strong earnings reports from several big retailers.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 5:02 p.m.
Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street Tuesday after another slide in bond yields and a mixed batch of corporate earnings weighed on the market.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 4:13 p.m.
The surge in tech stocks followed a decision by the U.S. to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers. Chipmakers including Qualcomm, Intel …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Stocks around the world jumped Friday to cap another tumultuous week.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 3:32 p.m.
A whistleblower who warned regulators about Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme is now accusing General Electric of misleading investors, sending the company’s stock on a downward spiral.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
Stocks around the world remained stuck in the spin cycle Thursday, as worries about a possible recession collided with hopes that the strongest part of the U.S. economy – shoppers …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 7:18 p.m.
Investors flipped back into buying mode Tuesday after the U.S. said it would hold off on tariffs of Chinese imports of mobile phones, toys and several other items typically on …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 2:49 p.m.
The benchmark S&P 500 had its worst day in a week as the sell-off put the market deeper into the red for August. The selling was widespread, with technology companies …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
Stocks moved broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday as investors tried to shake off several days of volatile trading brought on by escalations in the U.S.-China trade war.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 6:01 p.m.
NEW YORK – Investors extended a rally through a holiday-shortened day and pushed the S&P 500 index to its third straight record high close on Wednesday. Other major indexes also …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 6:09 p.m.
As bull market turns 10 years old this weekend, it’s never been cheaper or easier to buy stocks.
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 2:53 a.m.
With recreational marijuana now legal in Canada, along with the growing popularity of the non-psychoactive CBD strains, investors in the United States and Canada are taking a hard look at …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
Warren Buffett is still finding new places to invest decades after he started, even though his basic approach of finding businesses selling for less than they are worth hasn’t changed …
Sun., May 28, 2017
The low volatility trade is back. Cue the panic. Typically sleepy stocks have been wide awake lately. The two most popular low volatility exchange-traded funds posted record highs every day …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 6 a.m.
Iron Mountain’s (NYSE: IRM) core business is providing storage, primarily of records, and information management services to companies and government organizations. It’s also been expanding into related operations, such as …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
After checking how 8 million of its customers did during 2016, Fidelity Investments found that women earned 6.4 percent on their portfolios. Its male customers made slightly less: 6 percent.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
Congressman Chris Collins part of probe into insider trading; HHS Secretary Tom Price also part of investigation
The Office of Congressional Ethics is reportedly conducting an inquiry into whether Rep. Chris Collins improperly attracted investors to an Australian biotech company and gave a stock tip to then-Rep. …
Sun., May 14, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Whirlpool (NYSE: WHR), the largest appliance manufacturer in the world, is trading at an appealing price for long-term investors. After years of growth, the company has experienced a few hiccups …