Dec 20, 2012 08:15 AM IST
US stocks sold off late in the day to close at session lows on Wednesday as talks to avert a year-end fiscal crisis turned sour, even as investors still expect a deal.
- Dec 19, 2012 08:08 AM IST
US stocks rallied on strong volume on Tuesday, capping off the S&P 500's best two-day run in a month, on confidence that a deal would be struck in Washington to avoid painful spending cuts and tax hikes that could hurt the economy.
- Dec 13, 2012 01:10 PM IST
The Federal Reserve's pledge on Wednesday to continue its easing bias may have broadly met expectations, but its historic move to set numerical targets took many by surprise.
- Dec 12, 2012 08:39 AM IST
The US stocks finished in positive territory, with the Dow logging a five-day win streak, but off their session highs after senate majority leader Harry Reid threw cold water on the ongoing "fiscal cliff" negotiations saying that it will be hard to reach a budget deal by Christmas.
- Dec 05, 2012 01:52 AM IST
US stocks were little changed on Tuesday as investors fretted about Washington's ability to avoid a year-end budget crisis, but a Greek plan to buy back debt pushed the euro near a seven-week high.
- Nov 30, 2012 08:07 AM IST
US stocks and the euro pared some gains on Thursday after top Republican lawmaker John Boehner said there had been no substantive progress in the last two weeks in talks to reach a budget deal.
- Nov 29, 2012 08:36 PM IST
US stocks rose in early trading on Thursday on optimism that Congress was progressing toward a fiscal agreement in Washington that would avert a possible recession.
- Nov 20, 2012 08:42 PM IST
US stocks fell on Tuesday as a credit downgrade of France by ratings agency Moody's and a huge accounting charge by Hewlett-Packard gave investors reasons to pull money off the table after a two-day rally.
- Nov 16, 2012 03:26 AM IST
US stocks were little changed on Thursday as the prospect of a drawn-out battle over impending tax and spending changes made investors wary of getting into the water, while retailer Wal-Mart tumbled after disappointing sales.
- Nov 15, 2012 01:56 AM IST
U.S. stocks fell 1 percent on Wednesday as investors worried over U.S. budget negotiations and a flare-up of violence in the Middle East.
- Nov 14, 2012 08:10 AM IST
US stocks sold off late in the session on Tuesday, led by a slide in 6Microsoft shares, though retailers were a notable bright spot after Home Depot raised its outlook.
- Nov 12, 2012 09:42 PM IST
US stocks mostly ticked higher on Monday, but persistent concerns about the upcoming debate on the fiscal cliff limited gains even after last week's steep sell-off.
- Nov 07, 2012 09:42 PM IST
US stocks extended losses, with all three major stock indexes dropping more than 2 percent and the S&P 500 falling below 1,400 for the first time since September 4 on Wednesday, a day after the re-election of President Barack Obama, as comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi weighed on sentiment.
- Oct 26, 2012 08:20 AM IST
The US stocks closed higher lifted by energy and some better-than-expected economic reports from earlier in the session. However, rumors that ratings agency Fitch may come out with a statement on a US downgrade put a lid on gains.
- Oct 19, 2012 08:36 AM IST
US stocks fell on Thursday, with technology stocks hit hard after Google's surprisingly weak earnings - released prematurely during the trading day - disappointed investors.
- Sep 22, 2012 06:16 AM IST
US stocks and the euro ended a week of slight moves with limited action on Friday, as a late-day sell-off on Wall Street indicated continued concerns about the economy's growth prospects and Europe's debt crisis.
- Sep 21, 2012 03:00 PM IST
Japan's Nikkei average edged up on Friday, rebounding from a sharp drop in the previous session as investors took comfort from steadiness in US stocks, shrugging off fears over soft manufacturing data from China, Europe and the United States.
- Sep 14, 2012 11:36 PM IST
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- Sep 05, 2012 05:46 PM IST
The euro dipped against the dollar, while European share trading was volatile on Wednesday as investors grew more cautious ahead of a key European Central Bank meeting and a US jobs report.
- Aug 31, 2012 07:02 AM IST
US stocks fell on Thursday after several days of muted trading as investors took a defensive posture before Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's much-awaited speech on Friday.
- Aug 25, 2012 06:38 AM IST
Stocks climbed on Friday on news the European Central Bank is considering setting targets in a new bond-buying program that could help contain euro-zone borrowing costs and on hopes of more stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
- Aug 24, 2012 07:56 PM IST
US stocks slipped on Friday after Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany, as well as France, want Greece to stay in the euro zone but that Athens must meet its commitments.
- 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 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.
- Aug 11, 2012 12:15 PM IST
The weak dollar-strong stocks trade that has dominated markets for the past three years has been breaking down, providing hopes that greenback gains don't have to be a bad thing for equity investors.