Stock market

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

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 […]

06/18/2014

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 […]

06/16/2014

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 […]

06/06/2014

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 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 […]

05/23/2014

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

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