Stock market

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

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

Stocks move lower on Wall Street, led by banks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street, with banks posting some of the biggest declines. Barclays fell after New York’s attorney general sued the British bank, saying it misled large investors […]

06/26/2014

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

Stocks edge higher; CBS gains on US court ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher after investors set aside a pair of weak reports on the economy. The government reported that the U.S. economy shrank at annual rate of 2.9 percent […]

06/25/2014

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

Late slide erases an early gain in US stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing lower after an afternoon slide erased early gains in major U.S. indexes. The market was slightly higher in the morning Tuesday following encouraging news on new home sales […]

06/24/2014

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

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