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25 min ago - By Anora Mahmudova
U.S. stocks face a struggle to keep up their run of records Wednesday, as oil prices pulled back, and as minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting loom.
4:33 p.m. Feb. 21, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks rally on Tuesday with major indexes simultaneously finishing at records for a second session in a row on the back of gains in defensive sectors and energy, even as valuation concerns linger.
10:22 a.m. Feb. 20, 2017 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher start for Wall Street when markets return from the Presidents Day holiday on Tuesday.
8:01 a.m. Feb. 18, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
As earnings season winds down, investors will be keeping a sharp eye on whether financial stocks and other risk-on plays can maintain their recent momentum, and on retail stocks, which begin reporting in earnest in the coming week.
6:33 p.m. Feb. 17, 2017 - By Sue Chang
All three major stock indexes close at records on Friday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average eking out gains to extend its record-setting streak to a seventh session.
4:36 p.m. Feb. 16, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stock indexes snap a multi-session streak of simultaneous records Thursday, weighed down by a decline in energy stocks, with the Dow industrials the only index to gain another record high by the close.
4:35 p.m. Feb. 15, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The three main U.S. stock indexes extended gain on Wednesday to close at highs for a fifth session, their longest record-setting streak since January 1992 as President Donald Trump promised a “massive” tax plan in the “not-too-distant future.”
4:35 p.m. Feb. 14, 2017 - By Anora Mahmudova
U.S. stocks trade near intraday highs on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen concludes her testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, signaling the central bank could gradually raise interest rates sooner than later.
4:27 p.m. Feb. 13, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks extend gains on Monday, with major indexes closing at records for a third session in a row as financial and industrials stocks paved the way to higher ground.
8:01 a.m. Feb. 11, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The juggernaut of optimism unleashed by President Donald Trump’s presidency will continue to steamroll its way through the market, paving the way for stocks to carve out new highs and keep hungry bears at bay.
4:54 p.m. Feb. 10, 2017 - By Anora Mahmudova
U.S. stocks trade in record territory early Friday, extending all-time closing highs hit Thursday on the back of President Donald Trump’s promise of a “phenomenal” announcement tax policy.
4:32 p.m. Feb. 9, 2017 - By Ryan Vlastelica
U.S. stocks finish higher Thursday with the major indexes all notching the latest in a series of record closes as energy and financial stocks lead the advance.
4:33 p.m. Feb. 8, 2017 - By Sue Chang
Nasdaq Composite Index ekes out gains to finish at a record for a second day in a row but weak financial stocks dragged the Dow Jones Industrial Average lower Wednesday in a session where the major indexes mostly hugged the flatline.
4:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks close slightly higher Tuesday, but off session highs, with the Nasdaq notching a new record while oil prices decline and the U.S. trade deficit hits its highest level in four years.
4:26 p.m. Feb. 6, 2017 - By Sue Chang
Wall Street stocks close lower on Monday as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day winning streak on mixed earnings.
8:09 a.m. Feb. 4, 2017 - By Sue Chang
It may be peak earnings season but the stock market’s main obsession seems to be all about President Donald Trump. And as investors continue to second guess his next move and decipher what his policies may mean for the economy, equities are likely to continue taking their cue from politics.
4:50 p.m. Feb. 3, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks rise on Friday led by a sharply higher financial sector on reports that President Donald Trump could remove some industry regulations, and following a January jobs data that surpassed expectations.
4:35 p.m. Feb. 2, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks close mostly lower after bouncing around Thursday as concerns about President Donald Trump’s approach on foreign affairs amid spats with key allies and trade partners cast a pall over the market.
4:26 p.m. Feb. 1, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks rise modestly Wednesday after the Federal Reserve stands pat on interest rates and offers a positive view of the economy, while shares of Apple rally a day after the iPhone maker reported strong earnings.
4:20 p.m. Jan. 31, 2017 - By Anora Mahmudova
U.S. stocks on Tuesday extended losses from the previous session as investors sold industrial, consumer discretionary and technology shares.
4:30 p.m. Jan. 30, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
Stocks drop to close lower Monday with the Dow logging its worst daily loss since mid-October as investors grapple with the latest policy decisions by President Donald Trump. Wall Street also looks ahead to a heavy week of economic data, corporate earnings and the latest meeting by the Federal Reserve set to begin Tuesday.
7:58 a.m. Jan. 28, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
Optimism concerning President Donald Trump’s pro-business agenda factors into stocks at their record levels but how Corporate America is telegraphing that optimism into their business outlooks is even more crucial if stocks are to remain at or climb past those levels.
4:36 p.m. Jan. 27, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks close mostly lower on Friday after a monumental week that pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average above 20,000 for the first time.
3:26 a.m. Jan. 27, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday edge higher to close at a record but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq limp lower.
4:21 p.m. Jan. 25, 2017 - By Anora Mahmudova
The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday both crossed and closed above the 20,000 level for the first time, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite also cruised to records after upbeat earnings releases from heavyweights such as Boeing Co. and optimism over the economy.
4:32 p.m. Jan. 24, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite close at new records on Tuesday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by triple digits, taking it closer to the elusive 20,000 .
4:20 p.m. Jan. 23, 2017 - By Anora Mahmudova
U.S. stocks closed down Monday, but off session lows of the day as investors wrestled with uncertainty over the policies of President Donald Trump and as a batch of corporate quarterly results came out mixed.
4:19 a.m. Jan. 23, 2017 - By Sue Chang
Much about President Donald Trump’s policies are yet shrouded in mystery but there is one thing that Wall Street appears to be certain about–nothing will be the same. And as the fog of uncertainty continue the shroud the market, strategists are urging investors to prepare for the unexpected.
4:21 p.m. Jan. 20, 2017 - By Victor Reklaitis
U.S. stocks end higher Friday, starting the Donald Trump presidency in the green, but the major indexes log their second straight weekly decline as uncertainty about the new administration lingers.
4:42 p.m. Jan. 19, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks close lower Thursday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffers its worst losing streak since November.
5:16 p.m. Jan. 18, 2017 - By Joseph Adinolfi
The Dow industrials on Wednesday close at the lowest level of 2017, marking a fourth straight day in the red for the blue-chip gauge, but the broader stock market manage modest gains.
4:18 p.m. Jan. 17, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks close lower as investors remain cautious in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s comments on the dollar.
4:32 a.m. Jan. 17, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
An optimistic earnings season may run into the buzz saw of a self-fulfilling “sell the inauguration” prophecy if quarterly results are not near flawless in the coming week.
1:02 p.m. Jan. 16, 2017 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
In holiday-thinned trade, investors shied away from global equities in favor of perceived safe-haven assets such as gold and the Japanese yen, and as fresh concerns over Brexit hit the pound.
4:40 p.m. Jan. 13, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks rise moderately Friday on the back of quarterly earnings from some of the country’s biggest banks as the Nasdaq closed at a record.
4:35 p.m. Jan. 12, 2017 - By Anora Mahmudova
U.S. stocks drift lower Thursday as investors appear disappointed by a lack of policy detail in President-elect Donald Trump’s first formal news conference on Wednesday.
4:27 p.m. Jan. 11, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The Dow Jones Industrial Average moves within 50 points of the psychologically-important 20,000 mark on Wednesday following President-elect Donald Trump’s first news conference in months.
4:55 p.m. Jan. 10, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
The Nasdaq Composite notches its fourth record close in a row Tuesday, representing the longest stretch of record closes for the tech-heavy index since 1999.
4:34 p.m. Jan. 9, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks retreat Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average pulled back further from the psychologically significant 20,000 but the Nasdaq bucked the weak trend to finish at a record high for a second session in a row.
8:00 a.m. Jan. 7, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
Big bank earnings kick off fourth-quarter earnings season but investors are less interested in results as they are outlooks as the industry faces the prospect of a faster pace of interest rate hikes and more deregulation.
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