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Global stocks were broadly higher again on Tuesday, although the gains in the U.S. were about half as strong as Monday’s.
U. S. stocks were higher again on Thursday despite mounting evidence of a slowing global economy.
A late rally on Tuesday proved to be too little, too late to lift U.S. stocks for a third straight day.
Stocks rebounded from last week’s swoon on Monday, with the S&P 500 rising 0.7% and small-cap indexes gaining 0.9%. While stock prices are still marginally lower than at midyear, today’s rebound did recapture last Friday’s retreat and then some, led … Continue reading
U. S. stocks fell sharply on the last day of July, more than enough to push all of the major indexes into negative territory for the month.
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 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.
Iraq’s swift descent into chaos sent crude oil prices higher, while stock prices and Treasury bond yields went lower. WTI and Brent grade crude increased by roughly $2-$3 a barrel on fighting near Iraq’s oil fields; the major U.S. stock … Continue reading
U.S. stocks were down again for the second straight day this week, although the declines on Tuesday were more pronounced than on Monday.
For the third time this week, the S&P 500 tried and failed to hold above its January 15 high.