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Category Archives: Europe
A global selloff in stocks that started with a 7% drop in Japan followed by 2%-plus declines in Europe managed to recede by the time the U.S. markets closed on Thursday.
Stocks rose for a second straight day on Wednesday despite reports that showed more evidence of weakening economic growth in the second quarter.
The global bull market continued apace on Tuesday, as both the Dow and S&P 500 closed at record highs, Germany’s stock market hit an all-time high and Japanese stocks closed at their highest levels in nearly five years.
U.S. stocks were mostly higher to start the week, the third Monday in a row that stock prices have gained.
U.S. stocks rebounded on Thursday, erasing Wednesday’s losses, on a lower-than-expected report on jobless claims and a rate cut from the European Central Bank.
Following a lower opening, U.S. stocks rose for the second straight day this week, led once again by tech stocks.
This week’s market action started out much like much of last week’s, with stock prices rising despite some soft economic reports – in today’s case, a 0.7% gain in the S&P 500 to a record close juxtaposed against disappointing personal … Continue reading
U.S. stocks were largely higher on Wednesday although the major indexes closed mixed.
A bogus report about an attack on the White House failed to derail the three-day stock market rally on Tuesday.
Stock prices rose for a second straight day on Monday despite a couple of weak economic reports out this morning.