Stock market

FILE - In this May 11, 2007, file photo, a Wall Street sign is mounted near the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Another decline for US stock market

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. markets are moving lower, extending a major sell-off from the day before. Energy stocks fell the most after Chevron reported weaker oil and gas production. Exxon Mobil had reported disappointing […]

08/01/2014

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

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2011 file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies. Biotechnology stocks were among the […]

07/23/2014

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

US stock slip to start the week; Six Flags sinks

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market started the week with a slight loss on Monday as investors weighed a mixed batch of corporate earnings against mounting political turmoil. European leaders called for imposing tougher […]

07/21/2014

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

Jet downing, weak earnings rattle stock market

Stocks are closing sharply lower as traders worried about an escalation of tensions between Russia and the West following the downing of a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine. Traders were also unsettled by poor corporate […]

07/17/2014

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2011 file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US stocks mostly down as investors digest earnings

The Federal Reserve’s latest take on the U.S. economy put many investors into sell mode Tuesday, sending stocks mostly lower after a brief upward turn early in the day. Fed Chair Janet Yellen, speaking before […]

07/15/2014

FILE - This April 22, 2010, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets mostly inched higher Monday, June 30, 2014, as investors prepared for a busy week of economic news that will give new clues about the strength of the global recovery. Wall Street was set for a tepid session. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US stocks end lower after bank scare in Europe

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are ending lower as fears about the health of a European bank weigh on the market. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 70 points, or 0.4 percent, to finish […]

07/10/2014

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

Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000

NEW YORK (AP) — After pushing stocks to records last week, investors turned cautious on Monday ahead of a batch of corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average ended almost 50 points lower after […]

07/07/2014

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

Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average jumped above 17,000 for the first time Thursday after the government reported a surge in hiring last month that was much bigger than investors and economists […]

07/03/2014

FILE - This April 22, 2010, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets mostly inched higher Monday, June 30, 2014, as investors prepared for a busy week of economic news that will give new clues about the strength of the global recovery. Wall Street was set for a tepid session. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Stocks drift in holiday-shortened week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks flickered between small gains and losses on Monday, keeping major indexes close to record levels, as investors assessed the latest data on housing. The stock market is set to end […]

06/30/2014

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