Category Archives: Capital Spending

Stocks fail to hold early gains, end lower

Up nearly 100 points shortly ahead the open Wednesday, the Dow finished the day down nearly 100 points, for a 0.6% drop and a 1.3% high-to-low intraday swing. The S&P 500 closed 0.7% lower, while NASDAQ fell 1.4%, as biotech … Continue reading

Posted in Banks, Capital Spending, Stocks

Stock and bond prices higher Friday and for the week

Stock prices rallied again Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow each rising 0.4%, bringing the former to a record high and the latter to within roughly 100 points of its September 18 peak.

Posted in Capital Spending, Consumer Confidence