All posts tagged "Finance"
US stock indexes back at record highs after better jobs data
US private businesses added 253,000 jobs last month, more than economists expected
- Posted June 1, 2017
World shares muted as investors await raft of economic data
World stock markets were listless Monday as investors look to a raft of economic data this week
- Posted May 29, 2017
Healthy profits push stocks higher yet; Nasdaq crosses 6,000
By Stan Choe NEW YORK — Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices. More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday, saying their profits were even larger in the first three months of...
- Posted April 25, 2017
US new-home sales climb to 8-month high in March
By Josh Boak WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. sales of new homes shot up in March to the fastest pace in 8 months, as more Americans are upgrading their houses in a positive sign for the broader economy....
- Posted April 25, 2017
US stocks fall as weak auto sales trouble investors
By Marley Jay NEW YORK — U.S. stocks started the second quarter with a thud Monday after car makers reported disappointing March sales, a possible warning about other types of spending. But a late recovery helped stocks...
- Posted April 3, 2017
US stock indexes dip for a third day as banks stumble
NEW YORK – After an early-afternoon slump, U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Monday in a quiet day of trading. Banks fell along with bond yields as stocks declined for a third straight day. Lower bond yields hurt...
- Posted March 20, 2017
Regulator: China needs to rein in risky stock behavior
China's stock market is one of the world's biggest but prices are volatile
- Posted February 26, 2017
Stocks inch to new records; S&P 500 up 4 straight weeks
NEW YORK – Stock indexes inched ahead to record highs Friday, barely, after a late-afternoon push erased losses from earlier in the day. It caps the fourth straight week of gains for the Standard & Poor’s 500...
- Posted February 17, 2017
Stocks end little changed as investors digest earnings
NEW YORK – Stocks ended Thursday’s trading mostly unchanged, as cautious investors focus a large batch of earnings reports from U.S. companies, including Facebook and Merck. Ryder System, a truck leasing company, fell 8 percent after reporting...
- Posted February 2, 2017
Markets await testimony from Yellen; dollar likely in focus
Most traders expect a rate hike next month
- Posted November 17, 2016