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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...

 

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...

 

US stocks join global rally amid COVID treatment hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plowed higher on Wall Street Monday, as hopes for a COVID-19 treatment and vaccine had investors looking ahead to the possibility of a healthier economy that has shed the virus. The S&P 500 rallied 34.12, or 1%, to 3,431.28...

 

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...

 

Gains for tech stocks nudge S&P 500 even closer to record

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street nudged a bit higher on Monday, and the S&P 500 teased even closer to its record high. The benchmark index rose 9.14 points, or 0.3%, to 3,381.99. Earlier in the day, it briefly crossed above its record closing level of 3...

 

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 up as market faces down latest hurdle: dismal profits

NEW YORK (AP) — Here comes the latest hurdle for the pandemic-defying stock market to leap with ease, investors hope: the worst quarterly profit drop in more than a decade. Stocks climbed worldwide Monday, adding to their stellar gains of recent...

 

Wall Street rallies as optimism returns to cap erratic week

NEW YORK (AP) — Optimism returned to Wall Street on Friday, and stocks rallied to cap a shaky week dogged by worries that rising coronavirus counts may halt the economy's recent upswing. The S&P 500 climbed 1%, and the biggest gains came from...

 

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...

 

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 rally worldwide on hopes for coming economic recovery

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose again Tuesday, part of a strong and worldwide rally for markets, after a big rebound in buying at U.S. stores and online raised hopes that the economy can escape its recession relatively quickly. The S&P 500 climbed...

 

Insider Q&A: Ric Edelman on managing money in a crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Ric Edelman, founder of financial-advisory firm Edelman Financial Engines, has helped clients navigate several downturns over the decades, and in some ways this one is just like any other. But this crisis is increasing the urgency f...

 

Stocks vault higher, as Nasdaq hits record on economy hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street's enthusiasm about the reopening economy sent stocks scrambling even higher on Monday, and the Nasdaq composite wiped away the last of its coronavirus-induced losses to set a record. The S&P 500, which dictates how more...

 

Stocks fall as Wall Street heads for first loss in 5 days

Stocks are falling in Thursday afternoon trading on Wall Street as the market heads for its first loss in five days. The S&P 500 was down 1%, as of 3:15 p.m. Eastern time, with losses accelerating late in the afternoon, after earlier being on track...

 

Wall Street's rally zooms higher after surprise gain in jobs

For weeks, critics said Wall Street's big rally made no sense when the economy seemed set for only more despair. On Friday, it got a bit of validation. The S&P 500 jumped another 2.6% after a report said the U.S. job market surprisingly strengthened...

 

Late slump on Wall Street leaves stock market broadly lower

An afternoon slump on Wall Street gained momentum in the last hour of trading, leaving stocks broadly lower and erasing some of the market's gains from last week. The S&P 500 lost 2.1% Tuesday. The weakness came as investors debate whether the...

 

Stocks rise on hopes that awful jobs report marks the bottom

Wall Street doubled down on its bet that the worst of the recession has passed, sending stocks higher again on Friday despite another historic, crushing report on the job market. Stocks around the world were already rising before the U.S. government...

 

Stocks climb worldwide as oil prices crawl off the floor

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock rose on Wednesday, and the S&P 500 recovered a chunk of this week's sharp losses as a bit of oxygen pumped through markets around the world. Even oil gained ground, pulling further away from zero after earlier getting turned u...

 

Hope takes the reins on Wall Street, stocks rally worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — In Wall Street's tug of war between hope and pessimism about the coronavirus pandemic, hope is fighting back. U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Friday and closed out their first back-to-back weekly gain since the market began...

 

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...

 

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