Aug 24, 2015 08:05 AM IST
The Dow Jones closed 530 points lower, the S&P 500 down over three percent and the Nasdaq losing over three and a half percent.
- Aug 22, 2015 10:51 AM IST
The steep selloff that pushed down the benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 index five percent over three days may say more about the outlook for emerging markets than US companies in the fourth quarter, fund managers and analysts say.
- Aug 22, 2015 08:36 AM IST
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 530.94 points, or 3.12 percent, to 16,459.75. The S&P 500 .SPX slid 64.84 points, or 3.19 percent, to 1,970.89 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC lost 171.45 points, or 3.52 percent, to 4,706.04.
- Aug 08, 2015 08:46 AM IST
On Friday, seven of the 10 major S&P sectors were lower, with the energy index's .SPNY 1.86 percent fall leading the decliners as oil prices LCOc1 CLc1 headed for a sixth week of losses.
- Jul 25, 2015 08:55 AM IST
At the close of trading on Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 163.39 points, or 0.92 percent, to 17,568.53, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 22.5 points, or 1.07 percent, to 2,079.65 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 57.78 points, or 1.12 percent, to 5,088.63.
- Jul 24, 2015 02:38 PM IST
Nikkei's USD 1.3 billion purchase of the Financial Times from Britain's Pearson PLC marks the culmination of decades of attempts by the Japanese household name to break into mainstream English-language media.
- Jul 18, 2015 08:18 AM IST
The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 46.96 points, or 0.91 percent, to end at 5,210.14, its second straight record high close. The S&P 500 .SPX gained 2.35 points, or 0.11 percent, to end at 2,126.64, just shy of its record high of 2,130.82.
- Jun 27, 2015 11:32 AM IST
Anxiety about Greece and uncertainty about the timing of higher US interest rates may keep Wall Street on edge early next week, but one ray of hope for investors could be an unusually long streak of ambivalence on Main Street.
- Jun 27, 2015 08:19 AM IST
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 56.66 points, or 0.32 percent, to 17,947.02, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 0.7 points, or 0.03 percent, to 2,101.61 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 31.69 points, or 0.62 percent, to 5,080.51.
- Jun 23, 2015 08:07 AM IST
Equities have been largely driven by the situation in Greece of late, with investors concerned that if the country defaults on its loans, it may have to leave the euro or the European Union, potentially shaking the region's economic foundations.
- Jun 22, 2015 07:49 AM IST
Asian equities were mostly higher early Monday, with investors encouraged by signs of a compromise in Greece's debt talks with its creditors.
- Jun 20, 2015 11:46 AM IST
On Monday, the National Association of Realtors is expected to report strong growth in existing home sales for May. On Wednesday, Lennar, the No. 2 US homebuilder is expected to report that it had a strong second quarter.
- Jun 20, 2015 09:32 AM IST
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 101.56 points, or 0.56 percent, to 18,014.28, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 11.48 points, or 0.54 percent, to 2,109.76 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 15.95 points, or 0.31 percent, to 5,117.00.
- Jun 16, 2015 10:28 AM IST
Jim Cramer flipped through his tweets this morning, and saw an investor asking what the heck Rite Aid has to do with Greece. The answer? Everything, because this tiny country has managed to drive all stocks lower.
- Jun 16, 2015 08:04 AM IST
Stocks fell on Wall Street on Monday as investors fretted over the consequences of a possible debt default by Greece, but talk of multi-billion dollar healthcare deals buoyed shares in the sector, cutting into the market's loss.
- May 28, 2015 08:00 AM IST
US stocks ended sharply higher on Wednesday and the Nasdaq logged a record high close, led by a rebound in technology and healthcare stocks and optimism that Greece would avoid defaulting on its debt.
- May 27, 2015 08:00 AM IST
All 10 major S&P 500 sectors were lower, with a drop in oil prices weighing on energy shares and transportation stocks. The S&P energy index .SPNY was down 1.6 percent, while the Dow Jones transportation average .DJT fell 1.6 percent and touched its lowest level since Oct. 23.
- May 23, 2015 08:15 AM IST
Investors have enjoyed an extended period of low volatility and steady gains, but with the Fed on track to raise rates this year and major indexes near records, the market could get a bit choppier in coming weeks.
- May 09, 2015 08:17 AM IST
Global bond markets recovered for a second day, focusing on weak aspects of the latest US jobs report, which may cause the Federal Reserve to be even more cautious toward ending its near- zero interest rate policy later this year.
- May 08, 2015 07:54 AM IST
Strong quarterly results from Alibaba as well as speculation that consumer review website Yelp.com could be for sale drove technology stocks higher, with the S&P tech index up 0.87 percent.
- May 07, 2015 07:50 AM IST
US stocks ended weaker on Wednesday after US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen warned of high valuations, adding to anxiety about future interest rates and a global bond rout.
- May 06, 2015 08:11 AM IST
Asian stocks stumbled on Wednesday in sympathy with weak US and European markets as equities investors were spooked by a vicious selloff in sovereign bonds globally.
- May 06, 2015 08:00 AM IST
US stocks finished sharply lower on Tuesday after a surprisingly wide March US trade deficit raised concerns that the economy shrank in the first quarter.
- May 05, 2015 08:00 AM IST
Asian shares inched cautiously higher on Tuesday as investors wagered Australia would become the latest country in the region to inject more policy stimulus into its economy.
- May 05, 2015 07:49 AM IST
Wall Street ended higher on Monday as corporate earnings came in better than feared, although shares of McDonald's declined after the fast-food chain's turnaround plan left investors wanting more.