All posts tagged "currency"
Global stocks mostly gain in thin trading ahead of New Year
The last week of trading for the year began Tuesday after Christmas holidays
- Posted December 27, 2016
US Stocks indexes are steady in slow pre-holiday trading
Stocks market for December 23
- Posted December 23, 2016
Health care and consumer companies take US stocks lower
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as health care companies take more losses. Software company Red Hat is falling after it reported weak results. Bed Bath & Beyond is down after posting weak sales,...
- Posted December 22, 2016
Markets eke out gains despite risk concerns over attacks
LONDON — European stock markets eked out some modest gains Tuesday though the truck attack in Germany that killed at least 12 people and the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey kept investor appetite for risk...
- Posted December 20, 2016
Banks lead stock indexes higher, and US dollar soars
NEW YORK – A surge in banks and other financial stocks that stand to benefit from higher interest rates pushed indexes to the edge of record highs Thursday. The dollar rose sharply against other currencies and the...
- Posted December 15, 2016
Oil spurt drives Dow to record despite drop for most stocks
NEW YORK – Stocks mostly fell on Monday, but a spurt in oil prices helped push the energy sector higher and the Dow Jones industrial average to another record. The Dow rose 39.58 points, or 0.2 percent,...
- Posted December 12, 2016
Record-setting stock streak hits sixth day on broad gains
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rose for the sixth day in a row Friday as major indexes continued to set records. The biggest gains went to companies that have been mostly left out of the post-election rally,...
- Posted December 9, 2016
Global Shares Mixes After Italy Rejects Constitution Changes
BEIJING — Asian shares tumbled Monday while Europe opened higher after Italian voters rejected constitutional changes, raising questions over whether the country will stay in the European Union and keep using the euro. KEEPING SCORE: In early...
- Posted December 5, 2016
Oil and banks take Dow to new highs, but tech companies dive
NEW YORK – Technology companies plunged Thursday, and high-dividend stocks also took hefty losses as bond yields rose to their highest level in more than a year. But more big gains for blue-chip banking and oil stocks...
- Posted December 1, 2016
Stocks fall after record run as consumer companies slip
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks are opening lower Monday after they set records throughout last week. Consumer companies and banks are taking some of the largest losses. Energy companies are climbing as the price of oil jumps....
- Posted November 28, 2016