All posts tagged "trading"
Stocks end mostly lower in quiet trade; oil prices decline
NEW YORK – Stocks closed slightly lower in quiet trading Monday after drifting most of the day between gains and losses. Energy companies fell along with the price of oil while biotechnology and drug companies rose after...
- Posted August 22, 2016
US stock indexes close slightly lower; oil rises
A mostly listless day of trading left U.S. stock indexes little changed Monday, hovering just below the record highs they set late last week. Drug company and consumer-focused stocks weighed on the market, while energy companies surged,...
- Posted August 8, 2016
US stocks rise to record highs after strong jobs report
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks jumped to record highs Friday after a strong jobs report for the month of July gave investors more confidence that the economy is still growing. Financial and technology stocks soared and investors...
- Posted August 5, 2016
Stocks pull back after 4 weeks of gains
- Posted July 25, 2016
Stocks inch higher, send S&P 500 to another record
NEW YORK – Stocks ticked higher Monday as investors looked past this weekend’s failed coup attempt in Turkey and nudged the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to another record. The S&P 500 rose 5.15 points, or 0.2...
- Posted July 18, 2016
Are Stocks the New Bonds?
Why investors are buying now
- Posted July 16, 2016
Why You Should Care About that New Dow Record
Symbol of investor euphoria and despair for decades
- Posted July 12, 2016
Stocks Finish Just Short of a Record on Strong Jobs Report
Job numbers suggest U.S. economy recovering from slump early in the year
- Posted July 8, 2016
Stocks Skid, Bond Yields Hit Record Lows on British Worries
Pound at its weakest in 31 years
- Posted July 5, 2016
Stocks Dip in Europe amid Thin Trading
US shut for holiday
- Posted July 4, 2016