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Stocks end a strong week with losses as Apple shares skid

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped Friday as Apple absorbed its worst loss in more than four years. Thanks to gains over the previous three days, the S&P 500 index finished with its biggest weekly increase since March. Apple, the world’s...

 By ALEX VEIGA    Business    July 24, 2018

US stock indexes end unevenly after day of listless trading

U.S. stock indexes capped a day of listless trading with a mixed finish Monday, as gains by banks and technology companies were offset by losses in other sectors. Bond yields rose, pointing to a pickup in interest rates on consumer loans, which...


US tech stocks jump; Amazon deal shakes health care firms

NEW YORK (AP) — A rally for technology companies helped U.S. stocks recover some of their recent losses Thursday, but trading remained uneven as investors tried to figure out if the tensions between the U.S. and other nations will spill over into... Full story


Stocks slip after Fed says interest rates will rise faster

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and said it expects to increase rates two more times by the end of the year. Investors bet that several huge deals are more likely to happen after a... Full story


Stock markets rise slightly ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global markets rose modestly on Monday, as investors made preparations for President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. European investors also focused on Italy’s new government,... Full story


US stocks edge higher as technology, retail companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Tuesday as weeks of up-and-down trading, much of it related to trade tensions, gave way to smaller moves. Technology companies, retailers, and U.S.-focused companies kept rising while banks fell...

 By Stan Choe    Business    June 2, 2018

Stocks, interest rates climb as job market keeps improving

Stocks climbed Friday after a report showed the U.S. job market is still revving higher, even with the specter of a possible trade war hanging over markets around the world. The better-than-expected news on jobs helped the S&P 500 more than recover...

 By MARLEY JAY    Business    May 24, 2018

Fed gives stocks a boost; technology and retailers rally

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks turned higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve indicated it’s not in a hurry to raise interest rates too quickly. Retailers and technology companies led the way as the market erased some early losses. Stocks opened...

 By MARLEY JAY    Business    May 23, 2018

Stocks sink late as smaller companies and industrials fade

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks faded Tuesday afternoon and finished the day mostly lower as industrial companies and retailers fell. Smaller and more U.S.-focused companies slumped after setting records the last few days. Large industrial companies like...

 By MARLEY JAY    Business    May 22, 2018

Hope for US-China trade progress sends stocks jumping

NEW YORK (AP) — Industrial and technology companies led stocks to solid gains Monday after the U.S. and China appeared to make significant progress in trade talks. That helped ease concerns among investors that the world’s two biggest economies...

 By ALEX VEIGA    Business    May 17, 2018

Technology, retailers help drive rebound in US stocks

U.S. stocks notched solid gains Wednesday, recouping some of the market’s losses from a day earlier. Technology and health care companies drove much of the rebound, outweighing losses in safe-play stocks like utilities and real estate investment...

 By ALEX VEIGA    Business    May 11, 2018

Tech and health care firms drive more gains for US stocks

A broad rally drove U.S. stocks solidly higher Thursday for the second day in a row, extending the market’s gains for the week. Technology companies, which have led the market this year, contributed the most to the rally. Health care stocks and...

 By ALEX VEIGA    Business    May 9, 2018

US stocks end mixed; oil falls on US pullout from Iran deal

The major U.S. stock indexes partially recovered from a daylong slide in the final minutes of trading Tuesday to finish essentially flat. The indexes had been drifting slightly lower as investors weighed the Trump administration’s decision to...


Stocks jump, with Buffett helping Apple to new highs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks made up for a shaky week with a strong finish Friday as Apple led a rally in technology companies. The tech giant hit an all-time high after Warren Buffett said he’d made another big investment. Stocks got off to a... Full story

 By MARLEY JAY    Business    May 4, 2018

Late buying drive erases much of an early loss for stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Losses for health care companies and banks left U.S. stocks lower Thursday, although a late push for technology and industrial companies helped the market avoid a steeper decline. After a weak finish the day before, the Dow Jones in...

 By MARLEY JAY    Business    April 26, 2018

Stocks close mixed; Dow industrials end a losing streak

NEW YORK (AP) — A late round of buying erased early losses on Wall Street, leaving major indexes mixed at the close of trading. Bigger companies managed to eke out modest gains, while smaller companies mostly fell. A big gain in Boeing pushed the D...

 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...


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