All posts tagged "Markets"
Oil’s well: Rising energy stocks help send S&P 500 to record
Energy stocks helped lead the way after the price of oil jumped
- Posted May 15, 2017
Plunging oil prices weigh on stocks as other sectors edge up
By Marley Jay NEW YORK — Oil prices and energy companies plunged Thursday, but other stocks didn’t move much as investors waited for more signs about the state of the economy. Household goods makers and health care...
- Posted May 4, 2017
Stocks scuffle as slowing auto sales worry Wall Street
By Marley Jay NEW YORK — Despite strong results from industrial companies, U.S. stocks couldn’t get any momentum going Tuesday after car makers said their sales are shrinking. Engine maker Cummins sent manufacturers and other industrial companies...
- Posted May 2, 2017
Doubts grow over stock market’s Trump-inspired surge
NEW YORK — How much more can the “Trump Bump” lift the stock market? U.S. stocks have screamed to records since Election Day because investors are expecting Donald Trump’s White House to cut taxes for business, make...
- Posted February 24, 2017
Amid global uncertainty, Greek worries stalk markets again
Greece's government borrowing rates have spiked higher, a sign investors are worried again about a potential default and Greece's exit from the euro — so-called Grexit
- Posted February 10, 2017
European Markets get a Boost from Leading US Investment Firm
LONDON – European shares rose solidly Tuesday after a leading American investment firm recommended clients to buy the region’s stocks. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was up 0.7 percent at...
- Posted February 7, 2017
US stock indexes slide in afternoon trading; oil price falls
Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes broadly lower in late-afternoon trading Monday as the price of crude oil declined. Phone company and real estate stocks were also among the big decliners. Investors were weighing the latest batch...
- Posted February 6, 2017
How Major US Stock Market Indexes Fared on Thursday
Major U.S. stock indexes closed little changed on Thursday as investors looked over a big batch of earnings news from U.S. companies. On Thursday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 6.03 points, or 0.03 percent, to 19,884.91....
- Posted February 2, 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
European Markets get a Boost from Run of Solid Data
LONDON – European stock markets eked out some modest gains Tuesday after encouraging economic figures boosted hopes that the region’s recovery is gathering pace. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 4,799 while...
- Posted January 31, 2017