Wall St stocks to face earnings blues

2014-04-13 16:24

The wrenching selloff in US high-growth technology and biotech shares could leave investors braced for more than a minor pullback in the week ahead.

Asian shares take lead from firmer Wall St

2014-04-10 11:53

Asian markets have taken their lead from a Wall Street rally following minutes from the US Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

US stocks open lower, tech equities drop

2014-04-07 16:16

US stocks opened lower, following most international equity markets in a retreat sparked by concerns that the technology sector is overvalued.

US stocks edge higher after record close

2014-04-02 15:19

US stock index futures inched higher ahead of data on the labour market after the S&P 500 set its latest record high in the prior session.

US stocks may rise if Ukraine worry ebbs

2014-03-24 07:57

The prevailing trend in US stocks could be higher this week if investor anxiety eases over the crisis in Ukraine and signs of weakness in the US economy.

US stocks keep rolling higher in spite of Ukraine

2014-03-09 11:07

US stocks have pushed higher again following a somewhat better set of economic data that helped offset rising tensions over Ukraine.

US stocks rally despite weak data

2014-02-21 07:49

US stocks have rallied, as investors shrugged off some disappointing US economic data that was largely chalked up to severe winter weather.

US stock index futures slightly higher

2014-02-18 15:30

US stock index futures are slightly higher after Wall Street posted its biggest weekly percentage gains of the year.

Wall Street rises slowly after string of losses

2014-01-07 16:32

A declining US trade deficit and upbeat German data set the S&P 500 for a rebound after three days of losses.

Dow, S&P at record highs as Apple lifts techs

2013-12-24 08:33

US stocks have extended their sharp gains from last week, with the Dow and S&P 500 advancing to all-time highs on a distribution deal by Apple with China Mobile.

Dow ends 4-day record streak

2013-11-20 07:40

The Dow has ended its four-day streak of fresh records, as the Justice Department announced a record $13bn settlement over mortgage securities with JPMorgan Chase.

US stocks close October in the red

2013-11-01 07:52

US stocks have fallen following a flood of mixed earnings reports, closing out a tumultuous month in the red.

US stocks turn from precipice to new record

2013-10-20 19:01

The return of the bulls seemed to exculpate the Republican politicians that held the government and the US credit rating hostage for goals never achieved.

US stocks mostly lower on budget impasse

2013-09-25 07:53

US stocks have ended an up-and-down day mostly lower as investors watched a Washington budget debate as the deadline for funding the government looms.

Summers pullout from Fed race boosts Dow

2013-09-17 07:59

US stocks have mostly gained, helped by news that Larry Summers, perceived as in favour of tighter monetary policy, pulled out of the race to lead the Federal Reserve.

US stocks up despite mixed economic data

2013-09-15 17:28

US stocks have scored modest gains on Friday despite a mediocre retail sales report and a disappointing read on consumer sentiment.

Microsoft soars on Ballmer exit

2013-08-26 07:55

US stocks have scored solid gains as the market got a jolt from Microsoft's announcement that chief executive Steve Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months.

US stocks drop on Fed taper talk

2013-08-06 07:56

US stocks have ended mostly lower as some investors fretted about the possible pullback of the Federal Reserve's aggressive bond-buying programme.

Dow, S&P 500 end flat as tech gains

2013-07-31 07:42

The Dow and the S&P 500 finished nearly flat, helped by gains in technology shares and Pfizer, while potash shares were the day's big losers.

US stocks up as Facebook soars 30%

2013-07-26 07:50

US stocks have closed higher as soaring Facebook shares were up 30%, boosting sentiment.

As Fed steps back, earnings rule market

2013-07-21 17:02

Wall Street is experiencing its best month since January and looks poised to extend the rally with a deluge of earnings this week.

Wall St retreats as Coca-Cola drags

2013-07-17 08:31

US stocks have fallen after disappointing sales from Coca-Cola and on investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve chairperson's congressional testimony.

New hope propels shares to record highs

2013-07-12 09:00

The S&P 500 index and the Dow Industrials have closed at record highs, a day after Federal Reserve chairperson Ben Bernanke reassured investors about monetary policy.

US stocks rise for 4th straight day

2013-07-10 07:58

US stocks have closed solidly higher for the fourth straight day as investors ignored the IMF's lowered growth forecasts for the US and global economies.

Wall St rallies on upbeat data

2013-07-02 07:54

US stocks kicked off the third quarter with gains of over 1%, supported by upbeat manufacturing and construction data.


Asian shares slip after Wall St rout

2014-04-11 12:30

Asia's markets have fallen after hefty plunges on Wall Street as US tech stocks suffered another sell-off.

Bruised stocks sag before US earnings begin

2014-04-08 14:39

A three-day sell-off in world stocks has slowed as investors settled into position for the start of US earnings season.

US stocks rise ahead of job report

2014-04-03 16:25

US stocks rose modestly in early trade as investors digested a series of economic data ahead of the jobs report.

Tech share selloff drags US stocks lower

2014-03-25 07:37

A second straight selloff of popular technology shares has dragged US stocks lower, as tensions with Russia over Ukraine kept investors on edge.

Ukraine relief, Microsoft boost Wall St

2014-03-18 18:51

US stocks have risen for a second straight day after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin eased concerns that tensions over Ukraine might escalate.

US stocks mixed as markets question data

2014-02-23 13:53

US stocks have been mixed this week as investors grappled with a batch of mostly disappointing economic data that has been seen as compromised by weather.

US stocks tick mostly higher

2014-02-19 07:54

US stocks have closed mostly higher as investors weighed mixed company news and an unexpected slump in home builder confidence.

Wall St bounces back as bargain hunters move in

2014-02-05 07:51

US stocks have rebounded, buoyed by encouraging earnings, as the market attempted to steady in the wake of its largest sell-off in months a day earlier.

US stocks continue bull run

2013-12-27 07:46

US stock markets have finished at record highs for the sixth straight session after a strong US unemployment report.

Weak housing data keeps US stocks in check

2013-11-26 07:49

US stocks have closed little changed as investors weighed a weak US housing market report and a breakthrough nuclear power deal with Iran.

Dow, S&P at new highs

2013-11-17 12:55

The Dow and the S&P 500 have reached new highs after US Federal Reserve chair nominee Janet Yellen told a Senate Committee that economic stimulus would continue.

Bulls in control on Wall Street

2013-10-20 19:11

A US data clog will begin to clear this week and payrolls figures will land just as more than one-quarter of S&P 500 companies report earnings.

US stocks end lower amid budget anxiety

2013-09-26 07:57

US stocks have ended a volatile day lower as investors remained cautious over the lack of progress in Washington budget talks.

US stocks surge as Fed keeps stimulus intact

2013-09-19 08:22

US stocks have rallied to record highs after the Federal Reserve, in a surprise to markets, decided against scaling back a stimulus programme.

Fed may taper without causing market tantrum

2013-09-15 18:12

Months of anticipation will come to an end this week when the Federal Reserve finally says whether it will start to rein in its massive stimulus of the economy.

Nasdaq: Outage due to 'unacceptable' glitches

2013-08-30 07:31

Nasdaq has taken partial blame for the three-hour shutdown of the country's second-largest exchange last week.

Economic data to steer bets on Fed move

2013-08-26 07:49

Wall Street has been through its weakest 3-week period since November, not to mention a panicky spell when Nasdaq fell over. But that doesn't mean the pain is over.

US stocks end mixed after Fed statement

2013-08-01 07:57

US stocks have ended mixed after a busy day of news that included a policy statement from the Federal Reserve and a mixed report on US economic growth.

Wall St dips as investors eye Fed

2013-07-30 07:36

US stocks have pulled back before this week's Federal Reserve meeting that could signal when the Fed is going to begin reducing its bond purchases.

S&P 500 breaks winning streak, Dow up

2013-07-24 07:53

The S&P 500 has snapped a four-day winning streak, while healthy earnings from United Technologies gave the Dow a slight lift.

US stocks up as Bernanke cites flexibility

2013-07-18 07:57

US stocks ended modestly higher after Fed chairperson Ben Bernanke said the timeline for winding down the central bank's stimulus programme was not set in stone.

Dow, S&P 500 finish at record highs

2013-07-16 07:55

Citigroup's solid earnings have helped the S&P 500 end higher for an eighth straight day, the longest such streak since mid-January.

Dow dips after Fed minutes

2013-07-11 07:57

The Dow slipped and the S&P 500 edged up less than a point, interrupting a four-day rally.

Global stocks end higher

2013-07-09 08:22

Global stock indexes have climbed as the upcoming US earnings season added to investor optimism, while the dollar edged off highs against major currencies.

Wall St extends rally as Fed fears fade

2013-06-28 07:44

US stocks climbed for a third straight day after Federal Reserve comments soothed fears that it would begin to reduce its stimulus efforts in the near future.

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