S&P 500

The New York Stock Exchange in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US stocks plunge, wiping out July’s gains

  NEW YORK (AP) — For investors, there were few havens on Thursday. The stock market had its worst one-day drop since February, driven down by a confluence of worries, from weak company earnings to […]

07/31/2014

An entrance to a Wall Street subway station in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Late recovery gives S&P 500 another record close

Investors remained in a record-setting mood Thursday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at an all-time high for the second time in two days and notched its fifth gain in five days. The Dow […]

06/19/2014

A street sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

S&P 500 index holds close to record level

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged lower for the first time in five days Wednesday, but the real action was in the bond market. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest […]

05/28/2014

Trader David Williams, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo)

S&P 500 briefly crosses 1,900 for the first time

NEW YORK (AP) — The Standard & Poor’s 500 index briefly crossed 1,900 for the first time Tuesday as investors assessed news on retail sales. Keurig Green Mountain jumped on reports that Coca-Cola had raised […]

05/13/2014

Trader Joseph Lawler, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Stocks log longest winning streak in six months

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began. Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a […]

04/21/2014

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

S&P 500 index closes at a record high

NEW YORK (AP) — After knocking on the door all week, the stock market logged a record on Thursday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index had moved above its previous all-time high on numerous occasions […]

02/27/2014

Trader Richard Newman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

S&P 500 finishes above all-time closing high

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a stock market squeaker. After piercing its all-time high in early trading, then yo-yoing below and above that level several times during the day, the Standard and Poor’s 500 […]

01/15/2014

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

Luigi Muccitelli, center, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks flat on Wall Street in quiet trading

NEW YORK (AP) — An early gain was mostly gone by midday on Wall Street as the market flattens out after six days of gains. Trading was quiet with many investors out on vacation. The […]

12/27/2013

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Better news on US job market sends stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are higher in quiet trading on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holiday. Investors were encouraged by a sharp drop last week in the number of Americans applying […]

12/26/2013

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