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Stocks rise on jobs data, S&P 500 ends week with solid gain

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday as investors welcomed a report showing the U.S. job market continues to climb out of the crater created by the coronavirus pandemic. The S&P 500 rose 0.5%, its fourth-straight...

 

Stocks close out best quarter since 1998 with more gains

Wall Street capped its best quarter since 1998 Tuesday with more gains, a fitting end to a stunning three months for investors as the market screamed back toward its record heights after a torrid plunge. The S&P 500 climbed 1.5%, bringing its gain...

 

Stocks sink as virus cases jump, forcing states to backtrack

Stocks on Wall Street fell sharply Friday as confirmed new coronavirus infections in the U.S. hit an all-time high, prompting Texas and Florida to reverse course on the reopening of businesses. The combination injected new jitters into a market...

 

Wall Street holds in neutral after wobbly day; yields fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street held at a near standstill on Thursday, with indexes split as caution about rising coronavirus infections in hotspots around the world washed over hopes for a coming economic recovery. The S&P 500 edged up by 0.1% after...

 

Stocks extend gains on Wall Street to a 3rd straight day

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market's winning streak to a third day. The latest gains, which followed a rally in global stocks, were driven by optimism that the global economy will begin to recover as...

 

Stock indexes head higher on Wall Street after wobbly start

Stocks are notching modest gains on Wall Street Monday as investors balance cautious optimism about the reopening of businesses shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic against worries that the civil unrest across the U.S. over police brutality...

 

US stocks rally on hopes for vaccine and economic recovery

The stock market bounced back from its worst week in nearly two months Monday as optimism about a potential vaccine for the coronavirus and hopes for a U.S. economic recovery in the second half of the year put investors in a buying mood. The S&P 500...

 

Stocks end higher as traders hope restrictions will ease

Technology companies led stocks higher on Wall Street Tuesday as investors focused on how and when authorities may begin to ease business shutdowns and limits on people's movements imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Big companies also...

 

Wall Street's rally fizzles as oil prices suddenly plunge

NEW YORK (AP) — A big rally on Wall Street suddenly vanished Tuesday, undercut in part by another plunge in the price of oil. The S&P 500 dipped 0.2% after erasing a surge of 3.5% earlier in the day. The market's gains faded as the price of U.S....

 

Stocks end another whipsaw day solidly higher, led by energy

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing solidly higher after another whipsaw day, giving the market its first gain in three days. Major U.S. indexes rose more than 2% Thursday. Energy stocks led the way higher as the price of crude oil jumped 25%,...

 

Stocks fall, capping Wall Street's worst quarter since 2008

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Tuesday to close out Wall Street's worst quarter since the most harrowing days of the 2008 financial crisis. The S&P 500 dropped a final 1.6%, bringing its loss for the first three months of the year to 20% as...

 

Dow drops more than 900 points, ending worst week since 2008

Wall Street ended the week the same way it began: in full retreat from the coronavirus. Stocks fell sharply and the price of oil sank Friday as federal and state governments moved to shut down bigger and bigger swaths of the nation's economy in the...

 

Stocks claw back some ground on Wall Street; Dow gains 2%

Stocks are clawing back some of their recent losses Friday morning at the end of a brutal week of selling as the spreading coronavirus heightened fears of a global recession. The gains follow the worst slide for the U.S. market since the Black...

 

Stocks plummet amid coronavirus fears and oil-price crash

Stocks took their worst one-day beating on Wall Street since the global financial crisis of 2008 as a collapse in oil prices Monday combined with mounting alarm over what the coronavirus could do to the world economy. The staggering losses,...

 

Dow surges 5% on hopes for central bank help on the economy

The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared nearly 1,300 points, or 5%, Monday as stocks roared back from a seven-day rout on hopes that central banks will take action to shield the global economy from the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. The huge...

 

Stocks sink, bonds soar on fears virus will stunt economy

Stocks fell sharply again on Wall Street Tuesday, piling on losses a day after the market's biggest drop in two years as fears spread that the growing virus outbreak will put the brakes on the global economy. Nervous investors snapped up low-risk...

 

Stocks slide on Wall Street, extending steep drops this week

Major U.S. stock indexes gave up early gains and closed mostly lower Wednesday, extending the market's heavy losses for the week. The benchmark S&P 500 fell for the fifth straight day after swinging between a 0.6% loss and 1.7% gain. Smaller company...

 

Stocks fall on Apple revenue warning; Dow drops 165

U.S. stock indexes closed with mostly modest losses Tuesday as the market gave up some of its solid gains from the past two weeks. Banks and technology stocks accounted for most of the decline. The Nasdaq eked out a tiny gain that was good enough to...

 

Technology companies, retailers lead U.S. stocks higher

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday, sending the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to all-time highs. Technology stocks accounted for much of the rally, which added to the market's gains from last week. Retailers, restaurant chains and other...

 

Stocks post modest gains at end of a wobbly day of trading

Major U.S. stock indexes finished higher Thursday after a late burst of buying led by technology and financial companies reversed an early slide. News of a spike in the number of confirmed cases and fatalities from a virus outbreak in China put...

 

US stocks close lower amid jitters over virus outbreak

Banks led a slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as a virus outbreak in China rattled global markets, prompting investors to shift assets into bonds and defensive sector companies. The sell-off snapped a three-day winning streak by the S&P 500. The...

 

Stocks climb ahead of trade deal, sending S&P 500 to record

Technology companies led stocks to broad gains on Wall Street Monday, driving the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite indexes to more record highs. Financial, communications services and industrial stocks also notched solid gains. Health care stocks were...

 

Oil prices surge, stocks fall after US kills Iranian general

Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street and oil prices surged Friday after a U.S. strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq, raising tensions in the Middle East. The selling, which lost some momentum toward the end of the day, ended a five-week winning...

 

Stocks close out best year since 2013; S&P 500 soars 28.9%

Wall Street closed the books Tuesday on a blockbuster 2019 for stock investors, with the broader market delivering its best returns in six years. The S&P 500 finished with a gain of 28.9% for the year, or a total return of 31.5%, including...

 

US stocks mixed ahead of early close for Christmas

Major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses Tuesday morning in muted trading ahead of an early close for the Christmas holiday. Industrial and health care stocks were the biggest decliners. Cintas lost 1.2% and Edwards...

 

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