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4:28 p.m. April 25, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The U.S. stock market extend its rally Tuesday, with the Dow jumping by triple-digits and the Nasdaq closing above 6,000 for the first time ever, as investors welcomed upbeat earnings and the possibility of corporate tax cuts.
4:34 p.m. April 24, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks rally to finish higher Monday, with major indexes advancing more than 1% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq scoring a record high close following a strong showing by centrist Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election, which averted fears of a euroskeptic-only runoff.
1:15 p.m. April 22, 2017 - By Sue Chang
Just when it looked like the stock market was drowning in a sea of worry, President Donald Trump throws it a much-needed life line.
4:31 p.m. April 21, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks close down Friday but off lows of the day as they had struggled to trade in positive territory following President Donald Trump’s promise of a much-awaited tax-reform plan and ahead of the first round of France’s closely watched presidential election.
4:25 p.m. April 20, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday as investors welcomed on a deluge of stronger-than-expected corporate earnings reports and economic data
4:26 p.m. April 19, 2017 - By Ryan Vlastelica
The Dow industrials and the S&P 500 close down Wednesday as a drop in oil prices fueled a selloff in energy shares while a drop in International Business Machines Corp. is responsible for half the losses in the blue-chip average.
4:37 p.m. April 18, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks on Tuesday finish squarely in negative territory, but off their lows of the session, as a spate of tepid corporate earnings weigh on the broader market.
4:40 p.m. April 17, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks bounce back on Monday to close near session highs, halting three straight sessions of declines for major benchmarks, as banks enjoy their best daily rally in six weeks.
3:27 p.m. April 15, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
Against the backdrop of missiles flying, the mother of all bombs being dropped on ISIS targets and the threat of an all-out nuclear war, financial markets have been holding up relatively well.
4:33 p.m. April 13, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
Stocks fall Thursday to close at session lows for the holiday-shortened week and for a third day of losses as earnings season kicked off amid a ramping up of geopolitical jitters after the U.S. used its largest nonnuclear weapon in Afghanistan.
4:33 p.m. April 12, 2017 - By Anora Mahmudova
U.S. stocks fell slightly on Wednesday, continuing its downward bias as investors were cautious amid persistent geopolitical risks.
4:55 p.m. April 11, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks close with small losses on Tuesday as investors remained cautious over assets perceived as risky such as equities on rising geopolitical tensions.
4:39 p.m. April 10, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks eke out gains on Monday as strength in energy shares helped to offset selling pressure sparked by geopolitical concerns but market sentiment remained cautious going into the first-quarter earnings season.
10:58 a.m. April 8, 2017 - By Sue Chang
After being stuck in a state of suspended animation for the past few weeks, the stock market will finally have its moment of truth as corporate earnings start rolling out in the next few days.
4:59 p.m. April 7, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks close fractionally lower Friday, finishing lower for the week, after staggering through a session of small gains and losses as investors digest weaker-than-expected March employment data and President Donald Trump’s late Thursday airstrike against Syria.
4:40 p.m. April 6, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks close off intraday high Thursday as President Donald Trump hosted his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for their first official meeting as investors sought clues to how the leaders of the world’s economic powerhouses will tackle trade and geopolitical issues.
4:52 p.m. April 5, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks close lower following a late-session selloff Wednesday following the Federal Reserve’s release of minutes from its March meeting, erasing gains from a strong reading on private-sector hiring.
4:40 p.m. April 4, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The U.S. stock market edges higher on Tuesday as energy shares rebounded but market sentiment remained cautious ahead of a meeting later this week between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
4:24 p.m. April 3, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks close lower Monday, but off session lows, to kick off the second quarter as mixed vehicle-sales report and lackluster economic data amplified concerns that lofty equity valuations won’t be buttressed by commensurately strong corporate quarterly results in coming weeks.
8:00 a.m. April 1, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
Economic data, wrapping up with Friday’s March jobs report, will be the big focus before earnings season ramps up in mid-April as investors seek to confirm the viability of forecast Federal Reserve rate hikes this year.
4:30 p.m. March 31, 2017 - By Anora Mahmudova
U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday, but still posted sizable weekly and quarterly gains. Monthly performance was mixed.
4:26 p.m. March 30, 2017 - By Ryan Vlastelica
U.S. stocks close higher on Thursday as financial shares rallied following a positive reading of economic growth and the tech-heavy Nasdaq returns to finish in record territory after a month-long retreat.
4:28 p.m. March 29, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
The tech-heavy Nasdaq closed higher for a fourth straight session Wednesday, while the Dow industrials finished lower, as stock investors digested hawkish comments from Federal Reserve speakers and a drop in U.S. gasoline inventories bolstered the energy sector.
4:37 p.m. March 28, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks post broad-based gains on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average snapping its eight-day losing streak, as investors welcomed better-than-expected economic data.
6:42 p.m. March 27, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks decline on Monday, but recovers from lows of the session, extending the market’s recent weakness as investors reassess the prospects for President Donald Trump’s ambitious economic agenda
3:58 p.m. March 26, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The stock market will face its moment of truth next week as euphoria over President Donald Trump’s lofty agenda to “make America great again” collides with the realities of U.S. politics.
4:44 p.m. March 24, 2017 - By Anora Mahmudova
Stocks end lower Friday after Republicans scrap a controversial bill to repeal Obamacare, capping the worst weekly performance for major indexes in months.
4:25 p.m. March 23, 2017 - By Ryan Vlastelica
U.S. stocks closed lower on Thursday, with the Dow barely extending its losing streak to six straight sessions as a delay in a closely watched health-care vote raised questions about the government’s ability to pass its ambitious legislative agenda, which has been a primary driver of the market’s recent gains.
4:40 p.m. March 22, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The Dow falls for a fifth session on Wednesday as the broader market stage a modest rebound on the back of technology stocks.
4:38 p.m. March 21, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks sink on Tuesday as the Dow and the Nasdaq log their worst daily drops since September while the S&P 500 also tumbled the most in a single session in five months.
4:31 p.m. March 20, 2017 - By Victor Reklaitis
The main U.S. stock indexes gave up modest gains and ended marginally lower on Monday as investors were reluctant to make big bets without major economic news.
8:01 a.m. March 18, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
Investors who have been looking for a big pullback in stocks to scoop up some bargains have been waiting a very long time, and may be waiting even longer to jump into that opportunistic drop.
4:45 p.m. March 17, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks edge lower on Friday but manage to post moderate weekly gains with investors awaiting further catalysts before jumping back into the market.
4:31 p.m. March 16, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. equity benchmarks slip as investors reconsider the rally fueled by the Federal Reserve’s rate increase and as volatile oil prices weigh on sentiment.
4:33 p.m. March 15, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks post firm gains on Wednesday, as the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time since December 2015.
4:31 p.m. March 14, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks finish modestly lower on Tuesday as a persistent slump in oil prices put pressure on energy shares.
4:36 p.m. March 13, 2017 - By Sue Chang
The U.S. stock market closes marginally higher after switching between small gains and losses on Monday as investors refrained from making sizable bets ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting that is widely expected to result in higher interest rates.
4:48 a.m. March 13, 2017 - By Sue Chang
As much as Julius Caesar’s death on the Ides of March signaled an inflection point in Roman history, March 15 may also mark a watershed moment for the U.S. stock market with the Federal Reserve poised to seek further closure to its loose monetary policy regime.
5:27 p.m. March 10, 2017 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. stocks close higher Friday on a stronger-than-expected monthly jobs report, but major benchmarks snapped multiweek winning streaks as embattled oil prices weighed on markets over the past five sessions.
5:28 p.m. March 9, 2017 - By Sue Chang
U.S. stocks eke out gains Thursday on the back of a rebound in energy stocks as the bull market quietly marked its unofficial eighth birthday.
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