Stories tagged: wall street
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
U.S. stock indexes closed with mostly modest losses Tuesday as the market gave up some of its solid gains from the past two weeks.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
Stocks rose in much of the world Monday and recovered some of their losses from earlier weeks, but markets are still far from giving the all-clear on the virus that …
Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
Stocks rose in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday after the signing of an initial trade deal between the U.S. and China.
Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
Technology companies are leading stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Monday afternoon as investors look ahead to the signing of an initial trade deal with China and the potential for …
Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
Stocks are climbing Thursday, and the S&P 500 is heading for a record as markets continued their rally on relief that the United States and Iran appear to be stepping …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 6, 2020
Stocks shook off an early loss and managed modest gains on Wall Street as traders remain cautious about rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street and oil prices surged Friday after a U.S. strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq, raising tensions in the Middle East.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
This past year was one of the best in decades for fund investors, as investments of all kinds made money.
Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
Stocks moved higher on Wall Street in midday trading Thursday as U.S. markets reopened following the New Year’s Day holiday.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 31, 2019
Wall Street closed the books Tuesday on a blockbuster 2019 for stock investors, with the broader market delivering its best returns in six years.
Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
Major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in afternoon trading Friday as the market retreated slightly from its latest highs
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Retailers and technology companies powered stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, extending the market’s record-setting run.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019
The Nasdaq composite eked out a tiny gain, extending the index’s winning streak to 10 days and nudging it to a record high for the seventh day in a row. …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
Stocks closed modestly higher on Wall Street on Monday, extending the major indexes’ milestone-shattering run. The S&P 500 index notched its third-consecutive all-time high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at all-time highs Thursday on renewed optimism that the U.S. and China are close to reaching a deal in their costly trade war.
Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street Friday following a shortened trading session a day after the Thanksgiving holiday that left the market slightly below its record highs.
Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
More encouraging signs that trade talks between the U.S. and China are on track kept investors in a buying mood Tuesday, nudging the major stock indexes to record highs for …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
A flurry of buyout deals and rising optimism about U.S.-China trade talks sent stocks back to record heights Monday, the latest bit of fuel for a market that’s been climbing …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
Stocks are falling Monday on Wall Street as investors weigh mixed signals about the status of U.S. trade talks with China.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
The stock market capped another week of healthy gains on Friday, but it ended on more of a befuddled note than a bang as confusion about the U.S.-China trade war …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
HP shares yo-yoed Thursday amid reports that Xerox had made a cash and stock offer, a takeover that would combine two legacy tech companies that are struggling to reinvent themselves.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Walt Disney Co. reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street expectations, capping a year of dramatic change for the company ahead of the launch of its all-important new streaming service.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
The Dow Jones Industrial Average returned to a record on Monday, joining other market gauges at all-time highs, as the stock market’s rally carried into a fifth week.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
Stocks marched higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Monday, extending the market’s gains into a fourth week and driving the S&P 500 on track for an all-time high.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019
Stocks notched broad gains Wednesday on Wall Street as investors regained some of their optimism about the prospects for progress in the trade war between the U.S. and China.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
Stocks tumbled again on Wednesday as worries about a weakening global economy boomeranged around the world.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Technology companies led a broad slide in stocks on Wall Street Friday afternoon as investors worry about the potential for another escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019
Stocks are edging higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading, placing the market on track to recoup some of its losses after snapping a three-week winning streak.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing could be …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019
The U.S. economy is sending some worrying signals about a possible recession, yet the stock market has gone on a what-me-worry ride toward record heights.