Wall Street

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 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 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

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 […]

02/14/2014

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

Stocks barely budge in quiet end-of-year trading

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market ended a quiet Monday mostly where it began as investors shut their books for what has been an extraordinary year on Wall Street. Traders had little corporate or […]

12/30/2013

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

A Wall Street sign is seen at an entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew,)

Stocks soar as Fed cuts stimulus, citing jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market had a swift and clear reaction to the Federal Reserve’s decision to trim its stimulus efforts: That wasn’t so bad after all. Stocks surged Wednesday, lifting the Dow […]

12/18/2013

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