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The U.S. stock market averages more or less spun their wheels on Monday, ahead of some important data releases later in the week. The Dow was up 22 points or 0.1% to 16983, while the S&P 500 gained fractionally. NASDAQ … Continue reading
In a day heavy with economic reports and forecasts, U.S. stocks finished largely unchanged while foreign stocks continued to rise.
Stocks rebounded strongly across the globe on Tuesday as concern about the crises in the Middle East and Russia ebbed a bit, at least for one day.
Stocks dropped sharply and broadly on Thursday while bonds, metals and oil prices soared, sparked by escalating violence between Russia and Ukraine, including the downing of a Malaysian passenger plane in Ukraine, as well as renewed fighting between Israel and … Continue reading
U.S. stocks ended the final day of the second quarter with an equivocal showing, as the Dow lost 0.1%, NASDAQ gained 0.2% and the S&P 500 was flat. Among the 30 Dow Jones Industrials, 19 stocks declined Monday, as against … Continue reading
Despite some positive reports on housing and consumer confidence, U.S. stocks were broadly lower on Tuesday amid growing worries about the escalating violence in Iraq.
U.S. stocks were little changed Monday, with the three major market averages ending the session within a few ticks one way or the other of their Friday highs. On the NYSE, there were a few more declining stocks than advancers … Continue reading
U.S. stocks were broadly if modestly higher on Tuesday ahead of Wednesday’s conclusion of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting.
Stock prices were flat to up modestly Monday, as uncertainty about fighting in Iraq and tomorrow’s start of the two-day Fed policy meeting kept buyers on the sideline, so to speak. The Dow was barely changed on the day, while … Continue reading
Undeterred by a revised first-quarter GDP figure that was even worse than already lowered expectations, U.S. stocks rose higher on Thursday.