All posts tagged "dollar"
Energy and technology stocks jump, sending US indexes higher
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks climbed Tuesday as the price of oil made its biggest jump in seven months and energy companies rose with it. Technology stocks like Microsoft and Google’s parent Alphabet traded higher and bond...
- Posted November 15, 2016
Global stocks as focus slowly turns away from Trump
LONDON – Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday as investors slowly turned their focus away from what President-elect Donald Trump will do in office to more fundamental drivers, such as whether the Federal Reserve...
- Posted November 15, 2016
Stocks struggle again as investors eye 2016 election
NEW YORK – Stocks retreated for a seventh consecutive day on Wednesday, the market’s longest decline in five years, as investor worries about the U.S. presidential election continued to weigh on the market. A steep decline in...
- Posted November 2, 2016
Stocks say ‘nevermind’; reverse recent losses as banks jump
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks climbed Friday as banks made a rapid recovery following a steep fall a day ago. Investors hoped Deutsche Bank and the financial system in general were in better shape than they had...
- Posted September 30, 2016
Tech and consumer companies lead US stocks higher
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rebounded Tuesday and climbed after a survey showed consumer confidence is at a nine-year high, a sign Americans will keep spending in the months to come. Technology and consumer stocks made the...
- Posted September 27, 2016
US stocks creep higher as Federal Reserve meeting starts
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks inched higher Tuesday in another cautious day of trading as investors kept an eye on central banks in the U.S. and Japan. Health care and household goods companies led the way while...
- Posted September 20, 2016
Stocks decline, hurt by declines in banks; Waiting for Fed
NEW YORK – Stocks were moderately lower Friday, pushed down, in part, by the price of oil. Investors continue to remain on edge regarding the possibility of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates at its meeting next...
- Posted September 16, 2016
Stocks tumble on worries about the Fed and economic growth
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks abruptly changed course again Tuesday and took large losses. Investors worried about the possibility of a weaker global economy and tried to anticipate the Federal Reserve’s plans for interest rates. Energy companies...
- Posted September 13, 2016
US stocks slump as traders fear higher interest rates
Investor jitters over the possibility the Federal Reserve is ready to raise interest rates this year roiled Wall Street Friday, handing the stock market its worst day in more than two months. The Dow Jones industrial average...
- Posted September 9, 2016
US stock indexes notch modest losses; oil prices surge
A slide in technology and consumer-focused companies helped pull U.S. stock indexes modestly lower Thursday, offsetting strong energy sector gains. A broad swath of retailers, from department stores to fast-food chains, also notched losses, while most of...
- Posted September 8, 2016