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Global stocks were mostly if modestly higher on Wednesday, enough to carry the S&P 500 to another all-time high.
U.S. stocks were broadly lower on Tuesday, led by a continued retreat in tech and social media stocks.
U.S. stock prices were slightly lower today, with NASDAQ absorbing the brunt of the selling. The Dow lost just 13 points or 0.1% on the day, while the S&P 500 dropped 0.2%, and NASDAQ fell 0.8%, with biotech shares down … Continue reading
Following two days of rising prices, stocks resumed their steep fall on Thursday, as investors continued to dump technology, biotech and internet stocks.
Led by a rebound in beaten-down technology and social media stocks, the major U.S. equities indexes recorded their first gains in three days on Tuesday.
The latest “Beige Book” report on economic conditions in the 12 Federal Reserve districts showed “modest to moderate” growth in economic activity from January to early February, with bad weather a factor in many districts.
U.S. stocks got off to a weak start on Thursday following another negative report on the Chinese economy and a disappointing earnings report from Walmart but moved higher the rest of the day to close solidly in the green.
Ahead for most of the morning and flat at the 2:00 (EST) release of the minutes of the Fed’s January 28-29 policy meeting, the Dow Jones Industrial Average drifted lower over the final two hours of trading, closing Wednesday down … Continue reading
U.S. stocks rebounded strongly on Thursday, helped by a fairly robust fourth quarter GDP report and some good corporate news.
Global stocks ended the next to last day of 2013 narrowly mixed as traders and investors made last-minute tweaks to their positions and awaited the new year.