Stock market

A television monitor at a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks close higher for 4th straight day

The Federal Reserve’s latest economic update reversed a listless slide for stocks Wednesday, propelling the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to another record-high close. The central bank’s statement reassure investors on two fronts: The Fed […]


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

US stocks drift higher in afternoon trading

Major stock indexes were hovering between small gains and losses in afternoon trading Monday. Investors monitored the crisis in Iraq, but took note of a couple of headline-grabbing corporate deals, as well as a positive […]


A sign for Wall Street on the side of building near the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Stocks move higher as US jobs grow at healthy clip

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are moving higher at midday after the U.S. government reported more healthy job growth in May. U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, in line with what economists expected. The […]


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 […]


Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 23, 2014. Stocks inched higher early Friday in quiet trading ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks edge higher ahead of Memorial Day holiday

Stocks were holding on to small gains in light trading Friday afternoon ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. The market was on track for its third straight gain, getting a lift from news that sales […]


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 […]


Specialist Gregg Maloney works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, March 3, 2014.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Markets slide as tensions rise over Ukraine

NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock markets are down sharply on tensions over Russia’s military advance into Ukraine and the threat of sanctions by Western governments. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 202 points, or […]


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 […]


In this image provided by the NYSE, Shutterstock’s Chief Technology Officer, James Chou, joined by members of the company’s leadership team and Fast Company’s  Associate Editor, J.J. McCorvey rings the opening bell at The New York Stock Exchange in New York City.  (AP Photo/NYSE, Ben Hider)

Stocks gain, boosted by earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved higher in afternoon trading on Friday, pushing the market toward its biggest weekly gain of the year, as investors assessed more company earnings. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s […]


Stock trader Gregory Rowe works at the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US stocks move sharply higher; Disney jumps

Encouraging news about the job market and strong earnings from Disney helped drive U.S. stocks sharply higher in afternoon trading Thursday. The market was rebounding a day after posting small losses. Investors were looking ahead […]



The diving Dow

Why January 2014 was such a bad month for your portfolio and what is expected into February. Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Ken Winans of Winans Investments and Gabe Wisdom of American Money […]


Money 101: It’s tax season. Landlords & tenants – listen up!

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Whether you’re the one who draws up the lease, or signs on the dotted line, […]