All posts tagged "Bond prices"
US stocks close higher; Nasdaq climbs to an all-time high
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks mostly higher Thursday, nudging the Nasdaq composite index to an all-time high. Rising bond yields, which can result in higher interest rates on loans and bigger profits for banks,...
- Posted March 30, 2017
US stock indexes close slightly lower; oil rises
A mostly listless day of trading left U.S. stock indexes little changed Monday, hovering just below the record highs they set late last week. Drug company and consumer-focused stocks weighed on the market, while energy companies surged,...
- Posted August 8, 2016