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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
U.S. stocks moved higher for a sixth straight day Tuesday, propelled by several big transactions in the pharmaceutical industry.
U.S. stocks picked up where they left off following Tuesday afternoon’s rally, rising sharply and broadly on Wednesday.
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.
U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday for the second straight day and the fourth time in the past five sessions, although the losses were more modest than those on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended with a fractional loss after … 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.
A slate of mostly upbeat U.S. economic reports helped lift stocks on Thursday and put Wednesday’s Federal Reserve comments about higher interest rates in the rearview mirror.
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.
For the third time this week, the S&P 500 tried and failed to hold above its January 15 high.
The major U.S. stock averages closed mildly in the red on Tuesday following a day of mostly directionless trading amid growing evidence of a limp economy.