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In a day heavy with economic reports and forecasts, U.S. stocks finished largely unchanged while foreign stocks continued to rise.
Global stocks were mostly if modestly higher on Wednesday, enough to carry the S&P 500 to another all-time high.
Stocks rebounded strongly across the globe on Tuesday as concern about the crises in the Middle East and Russia ebbed a bit, at least for one day.
U.S. stocks managed to pare most of their losses on Monday but still finished broadly in the red to start the week.
U.S. stocks rebounded strongly Friday from Thursday’s big losses to end the week in positive territory.
Stocks dropped sharply and broadly on Thursday while bonds, metals and oil prices soared, sparked by escalating violence between Russia and Ukraine, including the downing of a Malaysian passenger plane in Ukraine, as well as renewed fighting between Israel and … Continue reading
U.S. stocks finished mostly lower on Tuesday as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress that the economy remains soft but that the Fed would remain accommodative.
Problems at a major Portuguese bank sparked a selloff in U.S. and European stocks early Thursday but share prices managed to close well above their lows of the day.
U.S. stocks ended a two-day skid while Treasury bonds kept their winning streak alive for a third day on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve provided more clarity about the ending of its quantitative-easing bond purchasing program.
U.S investors appeared to take an early start to the July 4 holiday weekend, if the narrowly mixed performance of the major averages on Wednesday is any indication.