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Category Archives: Stocks
U.S. stocks moved higher for a sixth straight day Tuesday, propelled by several big transactions in the pharmaceutical industry.
The U.S. stock market rally continued into the new week, with equity prices mostly higher for a fifth day on Monday.
U.S. stocks rebounded in this week’s shortened trading schedule, nearly erasing the previous week’s losses, bolstered by some solid economic reports, dovish comments from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on interest rates, and a possible easing of tensions between Ukraine … Continue reading
Stocks sold off for a third time this week on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrials closing at 16027, down 0.9% Friday and 2.4% for the week. At Friday’s close, the Dow is now down 3.3% from its high. The … Continue reading
Stocks rose broadly Wednesday, as the Fed found another avenue to tweak stock prices. The Dow Industrials were up about 75 points or 0.5% at 2:00, when the minutes to the March 18-19 FOMC meeting were released today. What was … Continue reading
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.
Last Friday’s sell-off in stocks continued Monday, with the Dow dropping 167 points or 1.0%, the S&P 500 off 1.1%, and NASDAQ down 1.2%. The Dow Industrials, which were only fractions away from a confirmation of a high in the … Continue reading
Stock prices fell broadly and somewhat perversely Friday, undoing the nice gains of Monday-Wednesday and sending NASDAQ to a 2.6% decline for the day, matching its worst single-day drop in 22 months. The Dow Jones Industrials and S&P 500, despite … Continue reading
Stocks finished the first quarter of 2014 with a flourish on Monday, propelling the S&P 500 to within 0.5% of its all-time highs and boosting the NASDAQ Composite into positive territory for the quarter. The S&P 500 and the Dow … Continue reading