Stories tagged: stocks
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 2:15 p.m.
Amazon is reporting that second-quarter profits are below Wall Street estimates as increasing competition for faster delivery is putting pressure on the online leader’s business.
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: Thu., July 4, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
U.S. stock futures and European shares edged higher Thursday in a lackluster session marked by thin trading volumes thanks to the American holiday. Gold slipped but stayed above $1,400 and …
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.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 5:18 p.m.
The milestone, which eclipsed the benchmark index’s last record close on April 30, underscores a swift rebound for the market in June that has erased the losses from a 6.6% …
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 …
Sun., June 16, 2019
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) has reaped huge profits from its iPhones, Mac computers and a host of other electronic devices and services.
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
Hiring slowed sharply in May, as companies in industries hardest hit by President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war hesitated to bring on new employees.
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.
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
After much hype leading up to the largest initial public offering in five years, Uber hit a few potholes on its first day of trading, closing down 8% and reflecting …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 2 p.m.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday amid a broad sell-off on Wall Street as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their …
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 1:55 p.m.
Fresh market jitters over the possibility of an escalation in the costly trade war between the U.S. and China pulled stocks broadly lower on Wall Street Monday.
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
The stock market keeps going higher, but fees to own funds keep going lower.
Mon., April 29, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
U.S. stock indexes edged further into record territory Monday following more signs that the economy is growing in the not too hot, not too cold way that investors love.
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 4:18 p.m.
Solid U.S. growth defies recession fears, but hurdles remain as one-time factors drive economy.
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 3:04 p.m.
The S&P 500 index of big U.S. stocks is back to a record high, closing above 2,930 on Tuesday for the first time since Sept. 20. On the way, though, …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
Stocks finished broadly higher on Friday as Wall Street closed out the first quarter with the market’s biggest gain in nearly a decade.
Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:36 a.m.
Stock indexes veered between small gains and losses in early trading Wednesday on Wall Street as the market cooled off after posting solid gains a day earlier.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 7:11 p.m.
Wall Street was roiled Friday by new signs that global economic growth is slowing. The jitters triggered a sell-off in stocks and sent bond yields sharply lower, flashing a possible …
Mon., March 11, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
A broadly rally led by technology companies drove U.S. stocks sharply higher Monday, giving the S&P 500 its biggest increase since late January.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 6:09 p.m.
As bull market turns 10 years old this weekend, it’s never been cheaper or easier to buy stocks.