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Slight gains in US stocks lift Dow, S&P, Nasdaq to new highs

(AP) — Wall Street capped a day of mostly listless trading Tuesday with a slight gain, good enough to lift the major U.S. stock indexes to another set of all-time highs. Banks, insurers and other financial companies led the gainers. Technology...

 

Dow ekes out another record even as other indexes struggle

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a split decision on Wall Street on Thursday as gains in a handful of industrial and health care companies largely outweighed sluggishness elsewhere in the market, including the technology sector. Sizable gains by Boeing and...

 

Gains for banks and retailers take stocks to record highs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose to record highs Tuesday as banks kept rising and retailers climbed after some encouraging job data. It was the second straight day for big gains in bank stocks as bond yields pushed higher, which allows banks to...

 

US stocks end mixed as banks stumble; health care climbs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes finished nearly back where they started Thursday as steep losses for banks and insurance companies were balanced out by gains in health care and technology companies. Banks skidded as bond yields reached their...

 

US stocks jump after report of stronger consumer spending

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose again Thursday as investors were pleased with a report that showed spending by U.S. consumers grew in July, along with wages and salaries. Health care and technology companies lead the way and the Nasdaq composite...

 

Up, down, back again: Stocks dip after meandering again

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ticked lower on Thursday, but only after a circuitous ride that saw them flip multiple times between small gains and losses. It’s the latest meandering course for a market that’s been pushed in many...

 

US stock indexes inch higher after back-to-back down weeks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks inched higher Monday, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index steadied following back-to-back losses the last two weeks. This week may be a calmer one for the stock market, after an uncharacteristically bumpy stretch shook...

 

A midday rally fades as sporting goods stocks are penalized

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slumped in the final minutes of trading Friday and ended a rough week with more losses. Bad news from sporting goods retailers weighed on the market. A day before, stocks had taken their biggest loss in three months....

 

US stocks snap 3-day losing streak in roller coaster week

Gains among technology companies helped snap a three-day losing streak for U.S. stocks Friday, though the market ended with its worst weekly loss since March. The modest rebound came at the end of a turbulent week on Wall Street as escalating...

 

TCT fiber project nearing completion

HAMILTON DOME — TCT’s construction crew has completed the main fiber construction portion of their Owl Creek serving area fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) project near Hamilton Dome. They are now in the process of placing drops to the residents. Running...

 

US stocks edge higher; bond yields fall following Fed

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes inched further into record territory Wednesday after AT&T, Boeing and others joined the parade of big companies reporting stronger profits than analysts expected. Stocks that pay big dividends were particularly st...

 

US stock indexes mixed ahead of busy earnings week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks mostly fell on Monday, and broad-market indexes inched modestly backward at the start of a busy week of corporate earnings reports and a meeting of the Federal Reserve. Technology stocks, though, added to their big gains for...

 

Modest gains push US stocks indexes to record highs

(AP) — Gains by big technology and health care companies pushed U.S. stocks modestly higher Friday, lifting several major indexes to new highs. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index, Dow Jones industrial average and Russell 2000 index of...

 

Energy companies lead US stock indexes mostly higher

(AP) — Another day of listless trading on Wall Street ended Tuesday with the major stock indexes closing out having shifted marginally from the day before. Gains in energy and technology companies were canceled out by losses among banks, phone...

 

Stocks held back by slumps for energy, auto parts companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were mixed Wednesday as energy companies skidded along with oil prices, but technology stocks rose and reversed a portion of their recent losses. After O’Reilly Automotive reported weak sales growth in the...

 

Gains for energy companies and banks boost stock indexes

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Monday as banks continued to climb along with interest rates, and energy companies rallied again with oil prices. Better-than-expected auto sales and a strong report on U.S. factories also boosted stocks. Energy...

 

Industrial companies lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Wall Street closed out the final day of the second quarter with slight gains after a broad rally faded in the last few minutes of trading Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index eked out tiny gains, while the...

 

Energy stocks dive anew, offset tech gains; US indexes mixed

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy stocks dove again on Wednesday as oil dropped to its lowest price since last summer, extending their dismal start to the year. Gains for health care and technology stocks helped hem in losses for broader market indexes. The...

 

With tech giants back in charge, stocks hit records again

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and other big-name technology stocks got back to their winning ways Monday and helped drive U.S. indexes once again to record heights. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 20.31 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,453.46 and...

 

Stocks slip as investors seek safety after weak sales data

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dipped Wednesday as investors worried about weak retail sales and oil prices sank. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time in six months. The Commerce Department said retail spending decreased in...

 

Dow, Russell 2000 hit new highs; uneven finish for US stocks

(AP) — Wall Street turned in an uneven finish Friday as investors unloaded their technology company shares in favor of energy and financial stocks. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite, which has outpaced gains by other U.S. stock indexes this year,...

 

Modest gains, led by banks, push US stock indexes higher

AP — Financial companies led U.S. stock indexes higher Thursday, nudging the Nasdaq composite index to a record high. The latest gains came as the stock market continued to trade mostly in a narrow range in the absence of major new economic data...

 

More records, barely, as stocks rise for 7th day

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes added to their winning streak and record highs. Stocks spent the day flipping back and forth...

 

US stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as investors went on a late buying spree. The gains came after news that the Federal Reserve plans to start reducing its huge portfolio of bonds. The Standard & Poor’s 500...

 

Stocks bounce back as technology and defense companies climb

NEW YORK (AP) — Strong gains for technology companies like software and chip makers helped lead U.S. stocks higher Monday. Defense contractors also climbed as the market continued to bounce back from a bout of turbulence last week. Stocks rose for...

 

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