Stories tagged: markets
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
U.S. stock indexes closed with mostly modest losses Tuesday as the market gave up some of its solid gains from the past two weeks.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020
In midday trading, Casper Sleep Inc. shares were changing hands at $15.23, nearly 30% above the $12 IPO price. The stock opened at $14.50.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Health experts don’t know how far the virus from China will spread and how bad the crisis will get, yet stocks are rallying as if investors are expecting no more …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
Technology companies and banks led a broad rally for U.S. stocks in midday trading Tuesday following solid gains overseas as China took more steps to soften the financial impact of …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 600 points Friday as a virus outbreak that originated in China continued to widen, stoking stock investors’ worries about the potential global …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 28, 2020
Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, reversing a big slice of the market’s losses from a sharp sell-off the day before.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020
U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down by more than 450 points, as investors grappled with fresh worries about the spread of a new virus …
Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
Stocks rose in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday after the signing of an initial trade deal between the U.S. and China.
Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
Technology companies are leading stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Monday afternoon as investors look ahead to the signing of an initial trade deal with China and the potential for …
Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
Stocks are climbing Thursday, and the S&P 500 is heading for a record as markets continued their rally on relief that the United States and Iran appear to be stepping …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 6, 2020
Stocks shook off an early loss and managed modest gains on Wall Street as traders remain cautious about rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street and oil prices surged Friday after a U.S. strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq, raising tensions in the Middle East.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
This past year was one of the best in decades for fund investors, as investments of all kinds made money.
Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
Stocks moved higher on Wall Street in midday trading Thursday as U.S. markets reopened following the New Year’s Day holiday.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Monday, erasing some of the major indexes’ recent gains, though the market remains on track to end the year with its best performance …
Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
Major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in afternoon trading Friday as the market retreated slightly from its latest highs
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Retailers and technology companies powered stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, extending the market’s record-setting run.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019
The Nasdaq composite eked out a tiny gain, extending the index’s winning streak to 10 days and nudging it to a record high for the seventh day in a row. …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
Stocks closed modestly higher on Wall Street on Monday, extending the major indexes’ milestone-shattering run. The S&P 500 index notched its third-consecutive all-time high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at all-time highs Thursday on renewed optimism that the U.S. and China are close to reaching a deal in their costly trade war.
Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street Friday following a shortened trading session a day after the Thanksgiving holiday that left the market slightly below its record highs.
Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
More encouraging signs that trade talks between the U.S. and China are on track kept investors in a buying mood Tuesday, nudging the major stock indexes to record highs for …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
A flurry of buyout deals and rising optimism about U.S.-China trade talks sent stocks back to record heights Monday, the latest bit of fuel for a market that’s been climbing …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
Wall Street closed out the week with more milestones Friday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 28,000 for the first time and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
Stocks are falling Monday on Wall Street as investors weigh mixed signals about the status of U.S. trade talks with China.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
The Dow Jones Industrial Average returned to a record on Monday, joining other market gauges at all-time highs, as the stock market’s rally carried into a fifth week.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
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 …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019
The U.S. economy is sending some worrying signals about a possible recession, yet the stock market has gone on a what-me-worry ride toward record heights.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019
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.
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
Stocks moved broadly higher as investors cheered plans for the U.S. and China to resume trade negotiations in October.