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Category Archives: Global
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.
Stock prices continued to press higher Wednesday, while bonds retreated for a fourth straight day. The Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ rose between 0.2% and 0.3% today, less convincing perhaps than the 0.7%-0.9% gains averaged on Monday and Tuesday, but … Continue reading
Stocks recovered roughly half of last week’s price declines on Monday, with the Dow gaining 1.1% and the S&P 500 climbing a touch less than 1%.
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.
U.S. stocks were down again for the second straight day this week, although the declines on Tuesday were more pronounced than on Monday.
The momentum that propelled stock prices to 2014 highs on Thursday started to waver during the final two hours of trading on Friday when reports of Russian troops on the ground in the Crimea region of Ukraine took some steam … Continue reading
U.S. stocks finished mostly higher on Tuesday, although the major averages ended mixed.
Propelled by a bevy of positive economic reports and company news, global stocks surged higher on Wednesday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 130 points or 0.8% today, a somewhat perverse reaction to the tentative budget deal reached Tuesday night by the Paul Ryan and Patty Murray Committee, which holds out the promise of averting another … Continue reading
Stocks in the U.S. and Europe were flat to lower Tuesday, as profit taking seemed to stall the Dow’s rally to 16000.