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Category Archives: Europe
Following a weak opening, U.S. stocks closed mostly higher on Thursday, the last trading day of the week before the markets close for Good Friday.
Following a robust opening, U.S. stocks quickly lost their gains, but another strong afternoon rally lifted the major averages to respectable increases on Tuesday.
Thanks to a late afternoon rally, U.S. stocks rose on Monday, avoiding a third straight day of decline.
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
The major U.S stock market indexes recorded their first gains in the past three sessions on Tuesday, buoyed by a much better than expected rise in consumer confidence.
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
Even as the war of words over Russia’s annexation of Crimea increased, investors took Vladimir Putin at his word that his territorial ambitions have been satisfied for the moment.
A better than expected jobs report for February helped U.S. stocks get off to a positive start on Friday before concerns about the worsening Ukraine crisis created a mild selloff.