Dec 07, 2013 at 08:07 | Source: Reuters
The US markets ended higher on Friday. US employers added 203,000 jobs to nonfarm payrolls in November, exceeding the forecast. The US unemployment rate fell to a five-year low of 7 percent in November from 7.3 percent in October.
Dec 06, 2013 at 07:50 | Source: Reuters
The Dow and the S&P 500 are in their worst stretch since September. However, the moves have been slight, with the S&P 500 down about 1.2 percent over the period.
Dec 05, 2013 at 07:48 | Source: Reuters
The Wall Street ended lower on Wednesday. Stocks fell for much of the session, but edged closer to break-even levels in the last hour of trading.
Dec 04, 2013 at 08:31 | Source: CNBC
ADP kicks off what is a heavy calendar of data, which could add to volatility Wednesday. There are 173,000 private sector jobs expected, up from ADP's report of 130,000 for October.
Dec 04, 2013 at 07:47 | Source: Reuters
The US markets ended lower on Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 fell for a third straight day. The Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 8.06 points, or 0.20 percent, to close at 4,037.20
Dec 03, 2013 at 07:52 | Source: Reuters
The US markets ended lower on Monday. The major US stock indexes hovered near break-even levels for much of the day after some encouraging economic data limited early losses, but turned lower in the last hour of the trading day.
Nov 30, 2013 at 08:48 | Source: Reuters
Employment numbers will be the highlight as traders second-guess what the data will mean for the Fed and its announced intention to gradually reduce its USD 85 billion in monthly asset purchases, which have lit a fire under the stock market this year.
Nov 30, 2013 at 08:37 | Source: Reuters
The Nasdaq got a boost from the technology sector, with Apple up 1.9 percent at USD 556.07, Microsoft Corp up 1.4 percent at USD 38.13 and Amazon Inc up 1.8 percent at USD 393.62.
Nov 28, 2013 at 08:10 | Source: Reuters
The tech-heavy Nasdaq got its biggest boost from Apple Inc, which rose 2.4 percent to USD 545.96, the stock's highest level since January. Technology stocks have lagged the broader market this year, with the S&P information technology sector index rising almost 21 percent, compared with the S&P 500's 27 percent surge.
Nov 27, 2013 at 08:40 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Asian markets were unable to carry the overnight US momentum and the Nikkei slipped in early trade today