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Stocks climb again as investors shake off inflation worries

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors saw some new hints that inflation is increasing on Wednesday, but they still sent banks, technology firms, and consumer-focused companies climbing. That was a big change after the market’s inflation-inspired plunge...

 

Stocks edge higher as a 3-day win streak restores some calm

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose for the third day in a row Tuesday, led by banks, retailers and technology companies. The rebound over the last few days follows a harrowing drop of more than 10 percent over the previous two weeks. After a wobbly...

 

Stocks power higher after a dreadful week; Dow jumps 410

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks powered higher Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average up 410 points, as the market clawed back more of its massive losses from the previous two weeks. Apple jumped 4 percent and led a rally in technology companies,...

 

US stocks swing back to gains, Dow up 330 on turbulent day

Wall Street capped a day of wild swings Friday with a late-afternoon rally that reversed steep early losses and sent the Dow Jones industrial average 330 points higher. Even with the rebound, this was the worst week for the market in about two...

 

Tax cut, bonuses for workers? Many businesses not sure yet

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners may want to hand out bonuses and raises now that there’s a new tax law, but many don’t know if they’ll have any wealth to share. “We didn’t base any raises or bonuses on the tax situation because,...

 

US stocks swoon, sending Dow down more than 650 points

U.S. stocks slumped Friday, pulling down the Dow Jones industrial average by more than 650 points and handing the market its worst week in two years. Technology, banks and energy stocks accounted for much of the broad slide. Several major companies,...

 

US stocks head mostly lower as early gains fade

The major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Thursday after a midday gain faded by late afternoon. Retailers, restaurant chains and other consumer-focused companies accounted for much of the market’s pullback. The losses outweighed solid gains...

 

After a stumble, US stocks finish slightly higher

U.S. stocks overcame a brief stumble to close slightly higher Wednesday, snapping a two-day losing streak. The dip came after the Federal Reserve released its latest statement on interest rate policy and the economy, in which the central bank...

 

US stocks have biggest drop since August, led by health care

Hefty losses in health care and technology companies led U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday, handing the market its biggest pullback since August and its worst two-day drop since May. The broad slide, which briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial...

 

Technology companies lead modest pullback in US stocks

A broad sell-off handed the U.S. stock market its biggest loss in more than four months Monday, pulling the major indexes below their recent record highs. Technology stocks, the biggest gainers in 2017, accounted for much of the slide. Energy...

 

Health care, tech and trade hopes lead another stock surge

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks powered to their biggest gain in almost nine months Friday as drugmakers and technology companies surged. Investors were cheered that President Donald Trump appeared to take a more positive tone on international trade....

 

Losses for airlines, tech mostly offset other stock gains

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks spent a second day flipping between small gains and losses Thursday as investors again looked for hints about the Trump administration’s stance on international trade and the dollar. Major indexes ended the day mixed a...

 

Pharma deals, shutdown pact help stocks set more records

NEW YORK (AP) — Hefty gains for energy and technology companies helped U.S. stocks set more records Monday. Drugmakers announced two major deals worth about $20 billion and smaller-company stocks climbed after the Senate reached a short-term deal t...

 

US stocks close higher as market sets latest record high

Investors shrugged off the potential for a federal government shutdown Friday, driving U.S. stocks higher and setting new milestones for several of the indexes. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index, Nasdaq composite and Russell 2000 index of smaller-com...

 

US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points

A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday. The sharp gains also delivered record highs for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Nasdaq composite, wiping out...

 

Dow industrials recede from 26,000 as early gains fade

Losses by industrial and technology companies helped pull U.S. stocks lower Tuesday, pulling the market back from its latest record highs. The slide erased some of the gains from a broad rally earlier in the day that had sent the Dow Jones...

 

US stocks brush off year's first wobble, return to records

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks brushed aside their first wobble of the year and got back to setting records on Thursday. Energy stocks led the way after the price of oil touched its highest level since 2014. The gains for indexes marked a return to...

 

Perfect start for stocks in 2018 stalls after rates rise

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market’s fantastic start to 2018 stalled on Wednesday after real-estate companies and other dividend payers sank on concerns about rising interest rates. The losses knocked indexes a bit off their record highs and...

 

Tech stocks climb for fourth day as New Year rally continues

NEW YORK (AP) — After another solid monthly jobs report, technology companies again led the way as U.S. stocks rose for the fourth day in a row to start 2018. They are on their longest new-year winning streak in eight years. The Labor Department sa...

 

Dow Jones industrials climb above 25,000 for the first time

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average burst through the 25,000 point mark Thursday, just five weeks after its first close above 24,000. The Dow passed five 1,000-point barriers in 2017 on its way to a 25 percent gain for the year, as an...

 

US stocks ring in 2018 with gains as technology leads again

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology and health care companies jumped Tuesday as U.S. stocks started the new year the same way they spent the last one: rising steadily and setting records. Energy companies, which struggled in 2017, also climbed. Asian...

 

US stocks slide on final trading day of 2017

Wall Street capped 2017 with a loss, weighed down by a broad slide in light trading ahead of the New Year’s holiday. Technology companies, banks and health care stocks accounted for much of the market’s decline. Energy stocks also fell, even as...

 

US stock indexes eke out gains in quiet day on Wall Street

U.S. stock indexes capped another quiet day on Wall Street Wednesday with slight gains, recouping some of the market’s modest losses from a day earlier. Technology, health care and industrials stocks accounted for much of the gain. A report...

 

US stocks finish slightly lower after light day of trading

A listless day of trading on Wall Street ended with major stock indexes closing slightly lower Tuesday, weighed down by losses among some big technology companies. Apple slid 2.5 percent amid speculation that the consumer electronics giant might cut...

 

Health care and bank stocks pull US indexes slightly lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slightly lower on Wall Street Friday afternoon as a subdued week of trading comes to a close. Health care companies and banks are slipping. High-dividend stocks made small gains even as bond yields remained near their...

 

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