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Category Archives: China
U.S. stocks picked up where they left off following Tuesday afternoon’s rally, rising sharply and broadly on Wednesday.
Following two days of rising prices, stocks resumed their steep fall on Thursday, as investors continued to dump technology, biotech and internet stocks.
U.S. stocks had their first down day in April and for the week on Thursday, likely due to profit-taking prompted by some weakish economic reports released today.
Stocks began the second quarter much as they ended the first, closing higher, with the S&P 500 reaching another new record. The index closed up 0.7% at 1885.52, with eight of its 10 sectors rising, led by consumer discretionary stocks, … Continue reading
Stocks prices took another jog lower Monday, although much of the pain was again felt by biotech stocks, with the result that the NASDAQ Composite fell a full percentage point more than the Dow’s 0.2% decline. The S&P 500, with … Continue reading
March 14 is celebrated by Math types in the United States as Pi Day because the first three digits of the transcendental number Pi (3.14159265359…) evoke the 3/14 designation for March 14. March 14, 2014 is also PPI day in … Continue reading
Stocks suffered their biggest losses in a month and a half, as investors were distressed by evidence of slowing economic growth in China and signs of Russian troop activity in Ukraine.
Stocks were mixed Wednesday, with the Dow down nominally and the S&P 500 up nominally; NASDAQ posted a 0.4% rise, powered by biotech and telecom stocks.
Negative news from Asia got stocks off on the wrong foot on Monday to start the week.
The major U.S. stock averages closed mildly in the red on Tuesday following a day of mostly directionless trading amid growing evidence of a limp economy.