Stories tagged: markets
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 …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 2 a.m.
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, 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.
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 …
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 10:42 a.m.
Banks and energy companies helped power U.S. stocks broadly higher in midday trading Wednesday as the market clawed back some of its losses from a day earlier.
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, 3:43 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 …
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
What it means is that people are so worried about the near-term future that they are piling into safer long-term investments.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 2:39 p.m.
Stocks fell sharply Wednesday after the bond market threw up another warning flag on the economy.
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 4:20 p.m.
Stocks stumbled Friday as worries flared yet again that President Donald Trump’s trade war with China may be worsening.
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., Aug. 7, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Stocks overcame a big loss on Wall Street Wednesday, though the market’s recovery left plenty of signs of worry among investors that the fallout from the trade war between the …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Stocks closed broadly higher Tuesday as Wall Street regained its footing a day after the market had its biggest decline in a year.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 7:41 p.m.
U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss of the year Monday, and investors around the world scrambled to sell on worries about how much President Donald Trump’s worsening trade war …
Fri., July 26, 2019, 5:44 p.m.
U.S. stocks pushed to record heights Friday following strong profit reports from Google’s parent company, Twitter and other big corporations.
Tue., July 16, 2019, 6:09 p.m.
NEW YORK – Stocks ended a five-day winning streak on Tuesday as investors cautiously assessed the first big round of corporate earnings reports. Technology companies fared the worst, weighed down …
Mon., July 15, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
U.S. stock indexes bobbed around their record levels Monday, as the curtain rose on what’s expected to be the weakest earnings reporting season in years.
Fri., July 5, 2019, 4:16 p.m.
Bond yields rose and stocks mostly bounced back from an early slide to finish with modest losses Friday, a downbeat end on Wall Street to an otherwise milestone-setting week for …
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 …
Tue., July 2, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Stocks shook off an early wobble to eke out small gains Tuesday, nudging the S&P 500 index to an all-time high for the second straight day.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 5:36 p.m.
The milestone marks the second time in less than two weeks that the benchmark index closed at a record high. The S&P 500 is now up 18.3% for the year.