Stories tagged: markets
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.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
Wall Street ended a wobbly week with broad gains Friday, closing the books on June with its biggest monthly gain since January.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
Potentially encouraging news on trade and interest rates put Wall Street in a buying mood Tuesday, driving the market to solid gains and sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average more …
Tue., June 4, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 500 points Tuesday as investors welcomed signs that the Federal Reserve may cut interest rates to help buttress U.S. economic growth in …
UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 7:11 p.m.
The monthlong retreat from one of the stock market’s best starts in years culminated with President Donald Trump threatening to slap a 5% tariff on Mexico and open another front …
Thu., May 23, 2019, 4:25 p.m.
Heightened worries that the U.S. and China are headed for a long standoff in their costly trade dispute put investors in a selling mood Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 2:32 p.m.
Stocks marched higher for the third day in a row Thursday, erasing the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the worsening trade fight between China and the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 3:36 p.m.
Stocks climbed on Tuesday and clawed back a chunk of their losses from Monday’s rout, the latest whipsaw move as investors weigh just how badly the escalating U.S.-China trade war …
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Monday as investors sought shelter from an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China.