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Motley Fool: Banking on growth

Capital One is a growth-oriented company whose youth and tech focus are a big plus.

Motley Fool: Growth with surgical precision

Intuitive Surgical helped pioneer the concept of robotic surgery.

Motley Fool: Gushing about oil

ExxonMobil is suffering through a disrupted oil market, and it’s going to be some time before supply and demand are brought back into some form of harmony. Yet over the …

UPDATED: Mon., June 15, 2020

Stocks erase an early loss after Fed widens bond purchases

Stocks swung solidly higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Monday after the Federal Reserve said it would begin buying individual corporate bonds, the central bank’s latest move to prop …

UPDATED: Sat., June 6, 2020

Fox News: Black deaths, stock market graphic was insensitive

Fox News is apologizing for how it displayed a chart comparing the stock market to the aftermath of controversial black deaths.

UPDATED: Tue., June 2, 2020

Stocks extend gains on Wall Street to a 3rd straight day

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market’s winning streak to a third day.

Another late reversal upends Wall Street, this time higher

Wall Street rallied back from a sharp morning drop on Thursday, led by a resurgence for some of the year’s most beaten-down stocks.

UPDATED: Wed., May 13, 2020

Stocks drop again on worries about slow recovery for economy

Wall Street is falling toward a second straight day of sharp losses Wednesday, weighed down by worries about a slow recovery for the economy.

UPDATED: Tue., May 5, 2020

Stocks end higher on Wall Street even after late-day stumble

Stocks closed broadly higher Tuesday on Wall Street as more countries relaxed restrictions on businesses, raising hopes for a recovery from the historic plunge that is sweeping the global economy.

Stocks shake off an early loss and end higher, led by tech

The stock market shook off a weak start and ended with modest gains Monday, thanks to another solid showing from big technology companies.

UPDATED: Tue., April 28, 2020

Earnings season is in full swing and uncertainty is certain

The most active week of the earnings season is on and the rush of quarterly reports Tuesday, 39 in all, captured the maneuvering of companies from almost every sector as …

UPDATED: Tue., April 28, 2020

Slumping tech favorites pull major U.S. stock indexes lower

Major U.S. stock indexes gave up solid gains on Wall Street Tuesday in another day of sharp reversals for the market.

UPDATED: Mon., April 27, 2020

Stocks up worldwide as governments eye reopening economies

Stocks rallied worldwide Monday as governments prepare to gradually lift restrictions they imposed on businesses to slow the sweep of the coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATED: Wed., April 22, 2020

Stocks climb worldwide as oil prices crawl off the floor

Stock rose on Wednesday, and the S&P 500 recovered a chunk of this week’s sharp losses as a bit of oxygen pumped through markets around the world.

UPDATED: Mon., April 20, 2020

Stocks are mixed after Wall Street pares losses; oil plunges

Stocks are slipping in morning trading as oil prices collapse again and momentum fades from Wall Street’s recent rally.

Stocks rise worldwide, lifted by hopes for virus progress

Stocks around the world rose on Friday as investors latched onto strands of hope about progress in the fight against the coronavirus.

Stocks sink on Wall Street as grim economic news pours in

Stocks swung back down Wednesday after more signs piled up of the economic damage being caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Stocks rise as traders see hopeful signs in fighting virus

Stocks moved broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday as the White House and a number of state governors weigh how to gradually reopen the economy following some signs that the …

UPDATED: Mon., April 13, 2020

Stocks fall as investors brace for earnings hit from virus

Stocks fell Monday on Wall Street, erasing some of the market’s big gains from last week, as investors braced for a sobering first look at how the coronavirus pandemic has …

UPDATED: Thu., April 9, 2020

Wall Street caps best week since 1974 on latest Fed stunner

Stocks rose in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve launched its latest unprecedented effort to support the economy through the coronavirus outbreak.

UPDATED: Wed., April 8, 2020

Virus outbreak delivers tech darlings a harsh reality check

Just as the coronavirus outbreak has boxed in society, it’s also squeezed high-flying tech companies reliant on people’s freedom to move around and get together.

UPDATED: Wed., April 8, 2020

Wall Street jumps 3.4%, actually holds on this time

Stocks ticked higher in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday. Maybe this time it will last.

UPDATED: Mon., April 6, 2020

Wall Street leaps 7%, markets rally worldwide on virus hopes

Stocks are jumping after some of the world’s hardest-hit areas offered sparks of hope that the worst of the coronavirus outbreak may be on the horizon

UPDATED: Fri., April 3, 2020

Stocksfall after wavering earlier; crude oil climbs

U.S. stock markets struggled Friday in the homestretch of another volatile week of trading, as more dismal job numbers poured in. Oil prices, meanwhile, continued to build on this week’s …

UPDATED: Thu., April 2, 2020

Wall Street rises for first time in three days as oil spurts

Wall Street rallied Thursday for its first gain in three days after a sudden surge in oil prices revived beaten-down energy stocks. But, as has so often been the case …

Macy’s to be removed from S&P 500; credit rating downgraded

Its market value just a fraction of what it was five years ago, Macy’s is being removed from the S&P 500 index.

UPDATED: Wed., April 1, 2020

Stocks skid as physical, economic toll of virus worsens

U.S. stocks joined a worldwide downdraft Wednesday as more signs piled up of the economic and physical pain being caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

UPDATED: Tue., March 31, 2020

Stocks fall again, capping Wall Street’s worst quarter since 2008

Stocks fell Tuesday, closing out Wall Street’s worst quarter since the most harrowing days of the 2008 financial crisis.

UPDATED: Mon., March 30, 2020

Wall Street’s upswing rolls on, led by health care stocks

U.S. stocks climbed Monday, led by big gains for health care companies announcing developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak.

UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2020

Stocks drop but hold on to weekly gains after a big rally

Wall Street closed lower Friday but still notched big gains for the week as investors held out hope that a $2 trillion rescue package will cushion businesses and households from …