All posts tagged "trading"
US stocks edge higher as investors buy big dividend payers
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks finished slightly higher on Wednesday as investors picked stocks that pay big dividends, like real estate and phone companies. Energy companies fell with the price of oil and health care stocks continued to...
- Posted October 12, 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 slide as banks tumble on Deutsche Bank worries
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks slumped Monday, and banks took the biggest losses. Deutsche Bank plunged as investors worried about the financial health of Germany’s largest bank. Pfizer pulled drugmakers down after it announced it won’t break...
- Posted September 26, 2016
Where Are They Now? What Rogue Traders Do after Prison
LONDON – Some seek quiet lives away from the media spotlight. Some become activists and others look to make money by selling their story. Rogue traders like Jerome Kerviel, who saw the damages he owes slashed Friday...
- Posted September 23, 2016
Stocks gain moderately, led by high-dividend sectors
NEW YORK – Stocks posted solid gains on Thursday as investors, comfortable that the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low, bought up stocks that pay big dividends. Real estate companies rose as investors looked for income,...
- Posted September 22, 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
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
US holiday keeps a lid on European markets
LONDON – European stock markets closed a tad lower Monday following mixed economic data. Trading activity was dented by the Labor Day holiday in the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX ended 0.1 percent lower at...
- Posted September 5, 2016
Stocks rise on upbeat data, investors await Fed speech
HONG KONG – European stock markets rose on solid economic data Tuesday while investors in Asia largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the Fed chief. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 rose 0.7%...
- Posted August 23, 2016