iOS app Android app

Stocks News

Stocks Close Down Sharply On Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Concerns

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing sharply lower as budget gridlock in Washington brings the U.S. closer to a default on its de...

S&P 500 Soars To Highest Level Ever

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, April 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. benchmark S&P 500 index on Wednesday rose to its highest level ever, breaking a record that had stood since Oc...

S&P 500 Hits Record High

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business

More than four years after the financial crisis began, the broadest U.S. stock-market index is back at a record high. Unfortunately, the rest of t...

Cyprus Deal Likely To Push Stocks Rally

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business

-- The last-ditch effort to save the banking system in Cyprus should bring a rally when U.S. stock markets open on Monday, according to several inves...

Dow Extends Super-Long Winning Streak

AP | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average has reached another milestone, recording its longest winning streak since 1996. The index rose for th...

Dow Closes At Record High

AP | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is back. Five and a half years after the start of a frightening drop that erased $11 trillion from s...

Apple Stock Suffers Worst Day In More Than Four Years

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

* Jobless claims drop to five-year low * Apple shares drop a day after results * Netflix jumps over 40 percent after reporting profit * Dow u...

Stocks Surge To Highest Level Since Before Crisis

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index to another five-year high. The S&P ...

Stocks Plunge On Fiscal Cliff Worries

AP | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Stocks are dropping again on Wall Street as investors lose hope that Washington will meet a self-imposed deadline for reaching a budget de...

Dow Has Best Day Since Election

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks had their best day since the election. Market-watchers are citing optimism about a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff of...

Stocks Fall For Third Straight Day

AP | BERNARD CONDON | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — A parade of grim news, from weak corporate earnings to a pullback at U.S. factories to spreading fault lines in Europe's debt crisis,...

Stocks Free Fall After Dismal Jobs Report

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

Alarmed by an ominously weak U.S. jobs report, investors ran for safety Friday from new worries about a global slowdown, sending the Dow Jones industr...

Stocks Plunge On Europe Worries

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, May 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks sank on Wednesday as surging bond yields in Spain and Italy ratcheted up tensions in financial markets abou...

Stock Market Snaps Back From Six-Day Losing Streak

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Monday to snap a six-day losing streak on the S&P 500, rebounding from equities' biggest weekly...

Traders Took Their Heads Out Of Their Hands Today

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Investors on Wednesday all but forgot the previous day's burdens and sent stocks soaring. It was a stark turnaround from the day befo...

Dow Surges To Highest Level Since Before Crisis

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Bank stocks turbocharged a rally across the financial markets Tuesday, and all three major stock indexes posted their biggest gains o...

Dow Takes Huge Plunge

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business

Stocks suffered their biggest losses in three months Tuesday, the first hiccup in a strong and steady rally to start the year. Wall Street worried abo...

Dow Hits Huge Marker

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 04.29.2012 | Business

The Dow Jones industrial average rode a surge of confidence in the economy Tuesday to close above 13,000, a threshold it last crossed four months befo...

The Event That Stops Traders Dead In Their Tracks

AP | By RAF CASERT | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS -- The furious activity in the trading pits of the world's great stock exchanges often gives the feeling that every second is gold dust in th...