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Wall Street notches best day in 10 years in holiday rebound

Stocks rocketed on Wednesday in Wall Street's best day in 10 years, snapping a stomach-churning, four-day losing streak and giving some post-Christmas hope to a market that has been battered this December. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shot up...

 

US stocks claw back from an early plunge on Fed report

U.S. stocks clawed most of their way back from a deep slide Thursday that at one point had wiped out the market's gains for the year. An early plunge briefly knocked more than 700 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average as the arrest of a senior...

 

Markets Q&A: Stocks slide into another 'correction'

For the second time this year, stocks have gone into what's known on Wall Street as a correction — a drop of 10 percent or more from a recent high. As of Friday's close, the benchmark S&P 500 index has dropped 298 points, or 10.2 percent, since...

 

Energy companies lead US stocks lower after oil price plunge

The steepest drop in oil prices in more than three years put investors in a selling mood Tuesday, extending a losing streak for the S&P 500 index to a fourth day. Energy stocks led a late-afternoon sell-off on Wall Street after the price of U.S....

 

Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in US stocks

Another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points and erasing its gains for the year. The Nasdaq composite, with a hefty roster of tech stocks, bore the brunt of the sel...

 

US stocks snap higher despite escalating US-China trade tiff

The trade dispute between the U.S. and China escalated Friday, but Wall Street focused on a solid jobs report instead. After a wobbly start, U.S. stocks mounted a broad rally, shaking off two consecutive weekly losses. Growing jitters in recent...

 

Fund manager Q&A: Betting on demand for natural resources

Solid economic growth in the U.S. and abroad has helped push up prices for oil, lumber, cotton and many other commodities this year. The trend is one reason why the price of U.S. crude oil has been moving higher since last summer, recently crossing...

 

Quenching a thirst? Investing in water-related funds

As natural resources go, oil tends to get more attention from investors than clean drinking water, even against the backdrop of headline-grabbing shortages in Flint, Michigan, South Africa and elsewhere. But a few funds are showing that investing in...

 

Why Wall Street's worried about Tesla

Elon Musk's track record for technological feats as chief of SpaceX has turned skeptics into believers in everything from his quest to open space travel to Mars to his desire to build a tunnel for high-speed travel between New York and Washington....

 

US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points

A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday. The sharp gains also delivered record highs for the Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Nasdaq composite, wiping out...

 

Banks lead US stocks modestly higher; oil prices slide

Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Monday, nudging the stock market to another record high. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average closed at new highs as the market extended its gains from...

 

Steep slide in tech companies pulls US stocks lower

A steep slide in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks lower Thursday, erasing gains from the previous day. Investors also sold big-dividend stocks as bond yields rose. Banks and energy stocks bucked the broader market decline. Crude oil prices...

 

Banks lead US stocks higher in afternoon trading; oil rises

Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks higher in late-afternoon trading Wednesday as the market bounced back from losses a day earlier. Technology stocks were among the big gainers. Energy companies also were trading higher as the price...

 

Energy companies lead US stock indexes mostly lower

Wall Street capped a week of milestones Friday with a day of listless trading that left U.S. stock indexes mostly lower. Energy companies declined the most as the price of crude oil fell. Health care stocks posted the biggest gain. Quarterly results...

 

US stocks notched big gains in 2016 despite an early stumble

In a year with no shortage of surprises and stomach-churning turns in the market, stock investors can feel pretty good about 2016. Wall Street repeatedly bounced back from steep slumps, including the worst start to any year for stocks, the second...

 

Some advice for borrowers and investors: Take a deep breath

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you're about to buy a home, shop for a car or borrow for college, the pros have some advice: Go ahead. The Federal Reserve's decision Wednesday to slightly raise its key interest rate, advisers say, should have little...

 

Wall Street bets Trump will spend more, regulate less

It was perhaps the most surprising trade in a record-setting week on Wall Street: How quickly investors swapped presidential pre-election jitters for enthusiasm at Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton. That enthusiasm — call it the Trump...

 

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