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 By MARLEY JAY    Business    April 13, 2018

Technology, industrials and banks lead rally as stocks rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies, banks and industrial companies all rose Thursday as investors got ready for big banks to announce their first-quarter results and let go of some of their concerns about the trade dispute between the U.S. and Ch...

 
 By MARLEY JAY    Business    April 12, 2018

Banks and technology stocks fall; oil rises to 3-year high

NEW YORK (AP) — Companies including banks and technology and health care firms fell Wednesday after U.S. stocks had surged the day before. Oil prices hit a three-year high after President Donald trump tweeted that the U.S. will launch missiles at...

 
 By MARLEY JAY    Business    April 10, 2018

Stocks rise, but biggest gains fade as market stays volatile

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes finished a bit higher Monday as investors let go of some of their fears about a possible trade war between the U.S. and China. But far bigger gains slipped away as the market suffered a steep afternoon decline....

 
 By MARLEY JAY    Business    April 5, 2018

Stocks surge as market escapes early plunge on trade fears

NEW YORK (AP) — After an early jolt, stocks rallied and finished higher Wednesday as investors bet that back-and-forth tariff threats between the U.S. and China won’t blossom into a bigger dispute that damages global commerce. The Dow Jones...

 
 By ALEX VEIGA    Business    March 30, 2018

Tech gains help US stocks end a rocky quarter with a bang

Technology companies powered U.S. stocks to solid gains Thursday, snapping the market’s two-day losing streak. Banks, consumer-focused companies and industrial stocks also helped lift the market. Even so, the broad gains, which came on the last...

 
 By ALEX VEIGA    Business    March 28, 2018

Tech stocks pull market sharply lower, erasing early gains

A steep, late-afternoon sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday, knocking 344 points off the Dow Jones industrial average. The market slide erased modest gains from earlier in the day and much of a powerful rally fro...

 
 By MARLEY JAY    Business    March 22, 2018

Stocks wobble and end lower after Fed raises interest rates

NEW YORK (AP) — After a jittery afternoon of trading, major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday while smaller companies fared better. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates, as investors expected, and said it could raise rates at a quicker pace...

 
 By MARLEY JAY    Business    March 21, 2018

Stock indexes end mostly higher, but Facebook sinks again

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes finished mostly higher after a day of bouncing around Tuesday as retailers, energy companies and banks recovered some of their losses from the day before, but technology companies struggled as Facebook dropped again. A...

 
 By MARLEY JAY    Business    March 17, 2018

US stocks inch higher as banks and industrial companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Friday as gains from energy companies, industrial firms and smaller companies helped the market end a modest losing streak. Oil and gas companies climbed along with the price of oil Friday while industrial...

 
 By MARLEY JAY    Business    March 16, 2018

US stocks end mostly lower as midday gains slip away

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finished mostly lower Thursday in another choppy day of trading after a midday rally faded. Industrial and technology companies rose, but smaller companies and chemical makers skidded. Without any major economic reports or...

 
 By MARLEY JAY    Business    March 10, 2018

US stocks soar on strong jobs report; inflation fears ease

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street got exactly what it wanted from Friday’s jobs report: solid hiring, moderate wage growth and continued low unemployment. Investors sent stocks sharply higher, particularly their recent favorites, technology companies....

 

S&P 500 erases early plunge and rises to cap frenetic week

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks went on another dizzying ride Friday and worked their way back from an early-morning plunge to send the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its first gain in four days. It was just the latest swing in a frenetic week for...

 

Stocks dive after Trump promises tariffs on steel

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dove in another dizzying day of trading after President Donald Trump promised stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. The move raised the threat of escalating retaliation by other countries and higher inflation. Th...

 

Stocks power higher again as Treasury yields ease

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks jumped on Monday, with gains again accelerating in the last hour of trading, as markets around the world continue to claw back from a sharp tumble earlier this month. The Standard & Poor’s 500 powered to a third straight...

 

Spike in bond yields upends US stock market rally

U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday, erasing an early gain, as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields. Bond yields climbed to their highest level in four years after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its latest...

 

Walmart's plunge sinks retailers, breaking streak for stocks

The biggest drop in Walmart’s stock in 30 years and losses in other sectors pulled U.S. indexes lower Tuesday, snapping a six-day winning streak. The losses deepened in the last hour of trading into a broad sell-off that erased early gains led by...

 

Stocks stretch winning streak to 6 days despite turbulence

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed out their strongest week in five years Friday and have now recovered more than half of the losses they suffered in a plunge at the beginning of the month. Investors got back to buying stocks almost as quickly as they...

 

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...

 

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