Aug 25, 2012 06:16 AM IST
A six-week string of gains in the S&P 500 ended on Friday amid shifting expectations for central bank stimulus. Next week could bring clarity on that issue, and that could determine whether the recent rally that took the index to four-year highs will persist.
- Aug 23, 2012 07:22 PM IST
US stocks opened lower on Thursday as expectations were dampened for further stimulus from the Federal Reserve and overseas data pointed to a slowing global economy.
- Aug 19, 2012 11:05 AM IST
A market that rallies without a lot of participation is generally standing on shifting ground, at least according to Dow Theory.
- Aug 15, 2012 07:29 AM IST
US stocks ended little changed on Tuesday in what investors described as a fatigued market after the S&P 500 rose in seven of the past eight sessions.
- Jul 31, 2012 07:13 AM IST
US stocks finished mostly flat on Monday as investors paused following the best two-day run this year, with central bank meetings and a full load of US economic data looming.
- Jul 30, 2012 07:59 AM IST
Rally extended in global markets on Europe‘s resolve to save Euro. US markets were at their best on Friday since early May.
- Jul 27, 2012 08:05 AM IST
Global markets enthused by Draghi speak (at an investment conference in London) on Thursday.
- Jul 24, 2012 07:12 AM IST
When Lex Fenwick started his job as CEO of Dow Jones & Co more than five months ago, he found it strange that one of Wall Street's most historic and well-known brands did not have a direct pipeline into Wall Street itself.
- Jul 23, 2012 08:40 AM IST
While this quarter's earnings reports have crossed a substantially lowered profit bar, future expectations through the year indicate a recession could be on the way.
- Jul 20, 2012 07:00 AM IST
Global shares climbed to two-week highs on Thursday as strong corporate earnings offset weak US economic data but concerns about Spain's financial troubles drove the euro broadly lower.
- Jun 22, 2012 02:36 AM IST
Global stocks fell 2% and Brent crude oil ended at its lowest in 18 months on Thursday as data showing Chinese, European and U.S. manufacturing activity had slowed further underscored worries about weaker global growth.
- Jun 09, 2012 03:22 AM IST
The S&P 500 ended its best week in 2012 on Friday as investors returned to stocks after sources said that Spain was expected to request aid for its troubled banks.
- May 26, 2012 09:00 AM IST
US stocks ended their first positive week in four with a down day on Friday as investors were reluctant to buy going into a long weekend, with uncertainty still swirling around Europe.
- May 25, 2012 07:07 AM IST
Stocks ended slightly higher in a third session marked by late-day swings, but the Nasdaq fell after NetApp gave a weak revenue forecast, casting doubt on the outlook for tech spending.
- May 11, 2012 07:16 PM IST
MARKETS-USA-STOCKS:JP Morgan sends Wall Street lower
- May 02, 2012 07:46 PM IST
Global stocks and the euro fell on Wednesday after disappointing news on euro zone manufacturing activity and U.S. private-sector jobs growth reignited concerns about a global economic slowdown.
- May 02, 2012 02:05 PM IST
Mecklai graph of the day:
- Apr 19, 2012 10:02 PM IST
Global stocks traded near break-even and government debt prices rose on Thursday despite solid demand for Spanish bonds as investors remained skeptical about the country's fiscal outlook and softer-than-expected US economic data damped sentiment.
- Apr 19, 2012 07:32 PM IST
US stocks opened flat on Thursday as a weak reading on the labor market and rumors of a French sovereign debt downgrade offset better-than-expected results from Bank of America and Morgan Stanley.
- Apr 14, 2012 09:02 AM IST
US stocks fell Friday on disappointing Chinese economic data and renewed concerns over Spain's rising borrowing costs.
- Apr 12, 2012 08:36 PM IST
US stocks edged higher in early trading on Thursday as concerns about rising yields in some euro zone countries eased and on bets corporate America will beat a lowered bar of earnings expectations.
- Apr 12, 2012 01:46 AM IST
An encouraging start to earnings season helped US stocks rebound on Wednesday from five days of losses that pushed the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq below key technical levels.
- Apr 11, 2012 10:16 PM IST
US stocks rose on Wednesday, bouncing back after five days of sharp losses that pushed the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq below their key technical levels.
- Apr 11, 2012 07:12 PM IST
US stocks bounced back at the open Wednesday after five days of losses on the S&P 500 that brought the benchmark index down more than 4%.
- Apr 10, 2012 09:36 PM IST
Wall Street stocks extended their recent losing streak on Tuesday, stung by worries about slowing US job growth, while the euro fell on nagging concerns about Europe's fiscal problems.