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UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 4:24 p.m.

Industrials, tech lead U.S. stocks higher ahead of elections

U.S. stocks rose Tuesday as industrial and technology companies recovered some of the big losses they took over the past month. Strong company earnings also contributed to the gains, but …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 7:15 p.m.

U.S. stocks rally again, but finish October with steep losses

Stocks climbed for the second day in a row Wednesday at the end of a brutal month for the global market. Investors applauded strong quarterly results from companies that included …


Stocks tumble again on report U.S. plans more tariffs

U.S. stocks fell, with the S&P 500 flirting with a correction as technology shares tumbled after a report the Trump administration was set to press its trade war with China. …


Tech meltdown pushes stocks to edge of correction

A rout in technology shares deepened Friday, threatening to push the S&P 500 Index into corrective territory along with the Nasdaq Composite Index, in one of the most volatile weeks …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 7:01 p.m.

Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in U.S. stocks

Another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points and erasing its gains for the year.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 7:48 p.m.

Stocks mostly recover from an early plunge on Wall Street

A turbulent day on Wall Street ended Tuesday with stocks climbing nearly all the way out of a steep, broad sell-off that at one point erased more than 500 points …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 4:34 p.m.

Another shaky stock week closes

U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued sell former favorites like retailers. Household goods makers rose again as a week …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 7:13 p.m.

Stocks surge, recovering some recent losses; Dow climbs 547

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and UnitedHealth led a parade of companies that reported profits for the third quarter that surpassed analysts’ expectations. Technology companies also jumped after taking steep losses …


Stocks post slight gains at end of an ugly week on Wall Street

U.S. markets rebounded Friday from a midweek scare, including a jarring two-day loss of nearly 1,400 points for the Dow Jones industrial average. Friday’s turnaround was led by solid third-quarter …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 8:36 p.m.

Higher rates: Sign of economic strength or a risk? Try both

This week’s dizzying sell-offs in the financial markets have been a rude reminder that the U.S. economy is no longer relying on ultralow interest rates to fuel growth. Yet the …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 8:36 p.m.

Stocks continue plunge; Dow’s two-day loss reaches 1,300 points

U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions that could slow …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 6:31 p.m.

Stocks close out best quarter in five years on a quiet note

U.S. stocks ended back where they started Friday as the stock market wrapped up its best quarter in almost five years.


It’s high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 1:42 p.m.

Tech and health stocks slip; Amazon hits $1 trillion

U.S. stocks are opening lower as technology companies take losses.


Buffett says stocks remain attractive even at current highs

Billionaire Warren Buffett says U.S. stocks remain attractive investments even at today’s high prices when compared to bonds or real estate.


S&P 500 marks longest bull run on mixed day for indexes

The current bull run on Wall Street became the longest in history on Wednesday at 3,453 days, beating the bull market of the 1990s that ended in the dot-com collapse …


Born out of the financial crisis, bull market nears record

If stocks don’t drop significantly by the close of trading Wednesday, the bull market that began in March 2009 will have lasted nine years, five months and 13 days, a …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 3:46 p.m.

Stocks tumble as tech, commodities trigger fears

U.S. stocks had their worst day in seven weeks Wednesday amid a broad decline in global equities as technology shares were roiled by disappointing results from Chinese internet giant Tencent …


Report: SEC examining Elon Musk tweets about taking Tesla private

Tesla CEO Elon Musk could be the subject of a new investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission following his Tuesday tweet saying he wanted to take the electric …


Big money tests Canadian marijuana stocks

As Canada moves toward legalization of recreational marijuana on Oct. 17 and the U.S. shows signs of growing leniency, hedge funds such as Navy are leading the advance of institutional …


Italian turmoil hits global markets, sending stocks plunging

Stocks in the U.S. and Europe sank Tuesday following political turmoil in Italy, which stoked fears of instability in the euro bloc.


U.S. stocks dip as health care firms fall; Apple climbs

Apple is climbing Wednesday after it announced a huge stock repurchase and solid results in its latest quarter, but U.S. stocks are mostly lower as health care firms fall. Hepatitis …


UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 7:22 p.m.

‘High-water mark’ comment from Caterpillar executive ripples through stock market

The Dow Jones industrial average slipped more than 2 percent – 550 points – at its low in trading Tuesday as a key U.S. government bond yield hit 3 percent …


UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 7:13 p.m.

U.S. stocks wobble; bond yields set four-year highs

U.S. stocks couldn’t hang on to an early gain and finished mostly lower Monday as technology companies slipped. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury …


UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 2:38 p.m.

Banks and technology stocks fall; oil rises to 3-year high

Companies including banks and technology and health care firms fell Wednesday after U.S. stocks had surged the day before. Oil prices hit a three-year high after President Donald trump tweeted …


U.S. stocks keep climbing as trade war fears recede

Stocks in the U.S. are rising Thursday morning and major indexes in Europe are jumping as global markets continue a rally that began late the previous day.


UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:48 p.m.

Tech woes, worsening tensions with China sink U.S. stocks

Stocks fell sharply on Monday as investors responded to rising trade tensions between the United States and China and mounting scrutiny of big technology companies from consumers and politicians. .


Deleting Facebook’s billions: stock sinks as outrage swells

Mark Zuckerberg might want to delete the last ten days from his timeline and everyone else’s. In a little more than a week, Facebook has turned from one of the …


UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:01 p.m.

Dow surges 669, clawing back lost ground

News that the U.S. and China are open to negotiating to avert a trade war put investors in a buying mood Monday, giving the market its best day in more …


UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 8:57 p.m.

Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China

Asian stock markets slumped Friday after Beijing responded to the Trump administration’s tariff hikes by saying it may order higher import duties on a range of U.S. goods, ratcheting up …