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Stocks have their worst day in a month as virus cases surge

U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday as a troubling increase in coronavirus counts put investors in a selling mood. The skid came as doubts mount on Wall Street that Washington will come through with more stimulus for the economy before Election Day. The...

 

Stocks fall on Wall Street as hopes for new virus aid fade

Stocks gave up some of their recent gains Monday as hopes faded on Wall Street that Washington will come through with badly needed aid for the economy before Election Day. The S&P 500 dropped 1.6%, its worst day in more than three weeks. The...

 

Wall Street claws back some of its losses from September

Stocks notched solid gains Monday as Wall Street clawed back some of its sharp and sudden September losses. The S&P 500 rose 1.6%, it's third straight gain. The benchmark index was coming off its first four-week losing streak in more than a year and...

 

Wall Street posts solid gains after surge in corporate deals

Wall Street kicked off the week with a broad rally Monday, clawing back much of the stock market's losses from last week. The S&P 500 rose 1.3%, led by gains in technology, health care and financial stocks. Small company stocks were among the...

 

Tech's sudden sell-off continues; Nasdaq sinks 10% in 3 days

NEW YORK (AP) — Big technology stocks tumbled again on Tuesday, continuing the Icarus-like flight path for companies that just a week ago were the high-flyers carrying Wall Street to record heights. The S&P 500 fell 95.12, or 2.8%, to 3,331.84 and...

 

S&P 500 ticks up as record-busting, wishy-washy week closes

NEW YORK (AP) — More gains for tech stocks are helping prop up an otherwise wobbly Wall Street on Friday, as a record-breaking but wishy-washy week of trading comes to a close. The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in afternoon trading, even though most stocks...

 

How can Wall Street be so healthy when Main Street isn't?

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is not the economy. Rarely has that adage been as clear as it is now. An amazing, months long rally has put the S&P 500 back to where it was before the coronavirus slammed the U.S, even though millions of workers...

 

How can Wall Street be so healthy when Main Street isn't?

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is not the economy. Rarely has that adage been as clear as it is now. An amazing, monthslong rally means the S&P 500 is roughly back to where it was before the coronavirus slammed the U.S, even though millions of...

 

Stocks rise on Wall Street; S&P 500 within 1% of record

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Monday, nudging the S&P 500 within striking distance of its all-time high set in February. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% after wavering between small gains and losses in the early going. The benchmark index is now...

 

Wall Street keeps rallying; S&P 500 back within 2% of record

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street's big rally keeps rolling, and the S&P 500 rose for a fourth straight day Wednesday to sit just 1.7% below its record. The S&P 500 climbed 21.26 points, or 0.6%, to 3,327.77, echoing gains for stocks across Europe and... Full story

 

Wall Street returns to rallying; gold jumps to record high

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street's rally got back on track Monday, while gold rushed to a record at the start of a week packed with potentially market-moving events. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% to more than recover all its losses from last week, as Apple and...

 

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,...

 

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