Oct 19, 2013 09:11 AM IST
The S&P 500 closed up 0.7 percent, while the Nasdaq rose 1.3 percent to finish at its highest since 2000. It was the largest daily gain for the Nasdaq in a week.
- Oct 12, 2013 08:37 AM IST
Buyers on Friday were motivated by the chance an agreement could come over the weekend. The Senate is expected to vote over the weekend on extending the federal debt limit through January 2015.
- Oct 02, 2013 08:42 AM IST
After declining seven out of the past eight sessions on concerns about a possible shutdown, Wall Street rebounded on Tuesday as investors viewed the pullback as a buying opportunity in the absence of an extended shutdown.
- Sep 21, 2013 09:34 AM IST
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said in an interview on Bloomberg TV on Friday that a start to winding down the stimulus program was possible in October, depending on upcoming economic data.
- Sep 14, 2013 08:02 AM IST
All three indices got their biggest lift on Friday from Intel, whose shares gained 3.6 percent to USD 23.44, after Jefferies boosted its rating on the chipmaker and raised its price target to USD 30 per share.
- Sep 07, 2013 09:23 AM IST
The US August payrolls report showed about 169,000 jobs were added, fewer than the 180,000 that had been expected, and July's figure was revised sharply lower.
- Aug 17, 2013 11:29 AM IST
After Wall Street's biggest weekly decline since June and the worst week this year for the Dow average, investors will be searching for a rebound.
- Aug 12, 2013 07:14 PM IST
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 60.28 points, or 0.39 percent, at 15,365.23.
- Aug 09, 2013 09:04 AM IST
The three major US stock indexes shook off early losses as Microsoft shares climbed. The stock closed up 2.6 percent at USD 32.89 in heavy volume. The S&P information technology sector index rose 0.4 percent.
- Jul 30, 2013 10:00 PM IST
US stocks rose at the open on Tuesday, bouncing back from a decline on Monday, but shares of raw materials companies were lower on an expected decline in potash prices following a move by Russia's Uralkali.
- Jul 23, 2013 08:16 PM IST
Blue chips' profits and China's efforts to avoid a hard landing for its slowing economy, lifted the Wall Street in its opening session on Tuesday. Solid earnings from DuPont and Travelers helped the US stocks.
- Jul 10, 2013 08:39 AM IST
The S&P 500 was about 1 percent below its all-time closing high of 1,669.16 and the Nasdaq posted its best close since October 2000.
- Jul 06, 2013 02:02 AM IST
Increased expectations of a Fed move to reduce the pace of bond purchases that has helped support the economy sent the US 10-year Treasury yield to a high of 2.725 percent, the highest in almost two years.
- Jun 15, 2013 08:54 AM IST
Uncertainty about the longevity of loose monetary policy around the world has caused volatility to jump lately. Nerves were frayed some more earlier in the week when the Bank of Japan decided to hold policy steady.
- Jun 13, 2013 08:04 AM IST
Traders have kept their focus on the possibility that the Federal Reserve will reduce its monthly bond purchases in coming months, removing one of the pillars of the U.S. stock market's rally this year.
- Jun 12, 2013 08:01 AM IST
Major US indexes fell more than 1 percent after the open but shaved most of the losses by midday, only for the selling to resume towards the session's end. However, overall volume was average.
- Jun 07, 2013 10:07 AM IST
Economists expect 170,000 jobs to have been added to the US economy in May and the unemployment rate to hold at an almost 4-1/2-year low of 7.5 percent
- May 29, 2013 10:54 AM IST
US stocks soared as economic data from US showed that home prices rose by 10.9 percent in March, compared with a year earlier. S&P 500 jumped 1.5 percent to 1674.15 within an hour into trading in New York.
- May 22, 2013 10:47 AM IST
US stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 closing at new all-time highs as Federal Reserve officials' comments eased some concerns that the central bank could start reducing its stimulus programme.
- May 18, 2013 11:51 AM IST
Concerns about a technical correction have been a hot topic for weeks, especially as the rally accelerated in May - the S&P 500 is up 4.4 percent so far this month and up nearly 17 percent for the year.
- May 17, 2013 10:05 AM IST
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 42.47 points, or 0.28 percent, to end unofficially at 15,233.22.
- May 16, 2013 08:30 PM IST
US stocks were little changed at the open as a rally in Cisco Systems was offset by weak data on the labour and housing markets.
- May 16, 2013 08:50 AM IST
US stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting new all-time highs in a broad market rally as the recent upward momentum persisted.
- May 14, 2013 11:07 PM IST
US stocks rose and extended a recent rally on Tuesday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 hitting new intraday highs as investors bet that the market's upward momentum would keep going.
- May 06, 2013 09:24 PM IST
US stocks were little changed on Monday, pausing after a rally that pushed the Dow and S&P 500 to record highs last week on improving earnings and reassuring signs about the economy.