New York Stock Exchange

A trader wears glasses celebrating the new year while working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Stocks move higher on last day of 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks headed higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors closed out their positions on the last day of 2013. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was headed for its best annual […]

12/31/2013

A specialist works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks barely budge in quiet end-of-year trading

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market ended a quiet Monday mostly where it began as investors shut their books for what has been an extraordinary year on Wall Street. Traders had little corporate or […]

12/30/2013

Aircraft are worked on on the assembly line at Beechcraft in Wichita, Kan. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle,  Jaime Green)

Textron: Too soon to say if Beechcraft faces cuts

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Textron Inc.’s CEO said Friday that his aviation company’s $1.4 billion purchase of Beechcraft Corp. will require “restructuring and optimization of costs.” But whether that includes job cuts at Beechcraft’s home […]

12/27/2013

A Wall Street sign is seen at an entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew,)

Stocks end on a high note before Christmas

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose in a holiday-shortened trading day Tuesday, helped by a report that showed American companies were investing in their businesses at the fastest pace since January. Markets were open for […]

12/24/2013

AMC Theatres logo

AMC Entertainment rises in 1st day on NYSE

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of movie theater operator AMC Entertainment are rising in their first day as a public company. The stock gained $1.76, or 9.7 percent, to $19.76 in morning trading Wednesday. AMC […]

12/18/2013

CEO of Hilton Worldwide Christopher Nassetta, right, waits for his company's IPO to begin trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Hilton shares jump in market debut

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares jumped in initial trading Thursday as the company returns to the market in the largest hotel IPO ever. The hotelier was taken private in 2007 by the Blackstone Group. It […]

12/12/2013

Maria Bartiromo  (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

Maria Bartiromo leaving CNBC after 2 decades

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CNBC says veteran anchor and reporter Maria Bartiromo is leaving the business news channel. Bartiromo’s contract ends Nov. 24, concluding 20 years with CNBC, the channel said Monday. According to the […]

11/18/2013

A banner adorns the facade of the New York Stock Exchange in advance of Twitter's initial public offering Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in New York. Twitter shares, valued at $26 per share, are set to begin trading on the stock exchange Thursday. The company is valued at $18.1 billion. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

TWITTER IPO LIVE: Busy morning with Twitter debut

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening bell has been rung on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange as Twitter prepares to start trading under the ticker symbol “TWTR.” Twitter’s trading debut is […]

11/07/2013

The Twitter app is shown on an iPhone 4s. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Twitter sets IPO price at $26, will raise $1.8B

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has set a price of $26 per share for its initial public offering, which means the company’s stock can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange in the […]

11/06/2013

Some results of a poll on Twitter and its upcoming IPO (AP)

Twitter faces skeptical investors

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter faces skepticism from potential investors and the broader public ahead of its initial public offering, according to an Associated Press-CNBC poll released Monday. Some 36 percent of Americans say buying […]

11/04/2013

Twitter icon on a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, File)

NYSE holds ‘successful’ dry run for Twitter IPO

The New York Stock Exchange says its test run of Twitter’s initial public offering on Saturday was a success, as the exchange takes pains to avoid the technical problems that marred Facebook’s debut. While the […]

10/26/2013

Trader Michael Zicchinolfi, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Tech earnings drive stocks up; Microsoft leads Dow

NEW YORK (AP) — Earnings gains from big U.S. companies are pushing the stock market higher. Microsoft led the Dow Jones industrial average up after reporting a jump in sales of tablet computers. The Dow […]

10/25/2013

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