All posts tagged "yen"
Stock indexes wobble as White House unveils tax plan
White House officials laid out a broad outline for changing the U.S. tax code
- Posted April 26, 2017
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
Stocks end mostly lower after Yellen speech
NEW YORK – Stocks ended mostly lower on Friday after Federal Reserve officials said the case has strengthened for raising interest rates above the super-low levels that have helped fuel a seven-year bull market. Major U.S. indexes...
- Posted August 26, 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