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Top dog: Shares of online pet store Chewy soar in debut

It was raining cats and dogs on Wall Street. Chewy, the online seller of pet food and squeaky toys, made a strong showing in its debut on the New York …


Stocks post small losses; investors look ahead to Fed

Stocks ended a choppy week of trading with modest losses Friday as investors look forward to getting more clues about the direction of interest rates.


UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 8:20 p.m.

U.S. hiring slows sharply as Trump’s trade war hits jobs

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.


Dow jumps over 500 points amid hopes of Fed rate cut

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.

Markets sink as Trump opens new trade war front against Mexico

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 …


U.S. stocks skid on worries of prolonged trade standoff

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.

U.S. stock indexes extend winning streak to third day

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 rise, claw back chunk of Monday’s trade-war plunge

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.

Escalating U.S.-China trade war sends stocks plunging

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, 6:44 p.m.

Stocks rebound as hopes rise that trade tensions will ease

Wall Street capped a turbulent week with a late-day rally Friday after shaking off an early slump triggered by the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and …


UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 4:53 p.m.

Uber’s hyped-up IPO hits a few potholes on its first day

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.

Worsening U.S.-China trade tensions rattle financial markets

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.

U.S. stocks slide after threat from Trump to raise tariffs

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.


Stocks tick up to another record high as Goldilocks reigns

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.

Outlook for the U.S. economy and stock market brightens

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.

Back to the same record, but it’s a different stock market

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.

S&P 500 posts biggest quarterly gain in a decade; Lyft soars

Stocks finished broadly higher on Friday as Wall Street closed out the first quarter with the market’s biggest gain in nearly a decade.


Stock indexes waver on Wall Street after a wobbly start

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.

Stocks, bond yields fall sharply as growth worries spread

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 …


Tech leads U.S. stocks broadly higher; Boeing drops

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.

Investing became cheaper, easier during bull market run

As bull market turns 10 years old this weekend, it’s never been cheaper or easier to buy stocks.


Stocks slump again on Wall Street, extending weekly losses

Technology and financial companies helped pull U.S. stocks broadly lower Thursday, marking the fourth straight loss for the S&P 500.


UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 6:42 p.m.

Health care, tech lead losses for stocks on Wall Street

Health care companies led stocks lower on Wall Street Monday as investors waited for more details on reports that the U.S. and China are moving closer to a deal to …


U.S. stocks surge on U.S.-China trade deal optimism

U.S. stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday as investors grew more optimistic about the prospects for a resolution to the costly trade dispute between the U.S. and China.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 5:40 p.m.

Record Boeing earnings soar past Wall Street expectations

With Boeing’s jet deliveries climbing ever higher, the company released its 2018 financial results Wednesday, delivering record revenue, record profit and record cash flow for the year that well exceeded …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 4:36 p.m.

Stocks slide as slow growth in China weighs on earnings

Stocks slumped in morning trading on Wall Street after two major U.S. companies warned that slower economic growth in China was hurting their results.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 7:12 p.m.

Stocks keep climbing as hopes for U.S.-China trade deal rise

Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the week with another strong …


Stocks climb on report US may pare back tariffs on China

U.S. stocks finish with solid gains as investors hope the US might cut back its tariffs on imports from China.


U.S. indexes hit one-month highs as Netflix leads tech rally

U.S. stocks rallied to their highest level in more than a month Tuesday after China’s government moved to inject more life into its economy by cutting taxes and increasing spending. …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 4:37 p.m.

Another sign of weakness in China weighs on U.S. stocks

US stocks slip after China said its exports fell in December, but major indexes avoid the big losses they took in late 2018 when investors worried about the state of …