Stories tagged: stock markets
Tue., Jan. 1, 2019
2018 was a bruising year for local stocks. Each of the seven largest publicly traded companies in the Inland Northwest experienced sharp declines in stock prices.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
President Donald Trump, on Aug. 22: “I’ll tell you what, if I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash.” Pretty much every market analyst who was asked about …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Surging prices for technology stocks around the world mean the industry is making up a larger proportion of global markets.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
Banks and other financial companies led the rally as investors bet on interest rates climbing further. Banks can make more money on lending when rates move higher.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
After many false dawns, an artificial intelligence technology called deep learning that loosely mimics the neurons in our brains is holding out promise for firms. WorldQuant is using it for …
Fri., Oct. 2, 2015, 8:05 p.m.
NEW YORK – News of slower hiring last month jolted markets early Friday, driving government bonds up and the dollar down. The stock market, after slumping in early trading, finished …
Mon., Sept. 28, 2015, 5 p.m.
Ongoing worries about the health of the Chinese economy and another big sell-off in drugmakers pushed the stock market back toward its lowest level of the year.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 25, 2015, 4:50 p.m.
A rally in U.S. stocks evaporated in the minutes before the closing bell Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 200 points and extending Wall Street’s losing …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2012, 9:09 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Younger Americans in their late 30s are now the group most likely to doubt they will be financially secure after retirement, a major shift from three years …
Tue., June 2, 2009
NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average is the latest Wall Street institution to be reshaped by the financial crisis. The stock market’s best-known barometer is adding Cisco Systems …
Tue., April 21, 2009
NEW YORK – Investors are back to worrying about banks. Long-present unease about soured loans bubbled over on Monday after Bank of America Corp. said it set aside $13.4 billion …
Tue., March 17, 2009, 1 p.m.
NEW YORK — Investors restarted Wall Street’s rally Tuesday, buying financial and homebuilder stocks following a surprisingly upbeat report on home construction.
Thu., March 12, 2009
NEW YORK – It took some work, but investors managed to turn Wall Street’s best performance this year into a two-day advance. Stocks ended with modest gains Wednesday, but the …
Wed., March 11, 2009
NEW YORK – Wall Street snapped out of its stupor and posted its best performance of the year Tuesday, finding a badly needed glimmer of optimism in the most unlikely …
Thu., March 5, 2009, 1:24 p.m.
NEW YORK — Investors have fled Wall Street as fear grows about the stability of the nation’s largest banks and worries mount about General Motors Corp.
Tue., Feb. 24, 2009
NEW YORK – Wall Street has turned the clock back to 1997. Investors unable to extinguish their worries about a recession that has no end in sight dumped stocks again …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2009, 1:18 p.m.
NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average is ending at its lowest level in more than six years.
Sat., Feb. 7, 2009
NEW YORK – Investors have taken another big gamble on the government’s plans to help the economy – hoping that this one will finally work. All the major indexes rose …