US stocks flat as Alcoa falls, oil shares gain

2015-10-09 15:53

US stocks have been little changed in opening trade as weak earnings by Alcoa offset gains by some petroleum-linked equities on higher oil prices.

Oil strength lifts US stocks, Yum brands sinks

2015-10-07 16:00

Wall Street stocks have opened higher as stronger oil prices lifted petroleum-linked shares even as Yum Brands and some other companies fell.

US stocks climb with S&P 500 index rising

2015-10-05 16:00

US stocks have advanced, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rising for a fifth day, as investors speculated that the worst has been priced into shares.

US stocks follow European equities higher

2015-09-30 16:00

US stocks have jumped in opening trade, following European bourses, which rose sharply on speculation of further monetary stimulus.

US stocks drop on weak Chinese industrial profits

2015-09-28 16:04

US stocks have dropped on a big decline in Chinese industrial profits, but Alcoa shares surged after announcing a corporate split to better focus operations.

US stocks tumble on global growth fears

2015-09-25 19:41

US stocks tumbled early Thursday, following European and Japanese equities sharply lower on worries about slowing global growth.

US stocks edge up despite data

2015-09-23 16:15

US stocks have edged up in opening trade, stablising after Tuesday's rout, following disappointing Chinese factory data and signs of slower growth in the eurozone.

US stocks drop, Volkswagen weighs on automakers

2015-09-22 15:52

US stocks have tumbled in opening trade, following European markets sharply lower as the Volkswagen emissions scandal hit shares of major automakers.

Wall St set to open higher after closing down

2015-09-21 15:23

Wall Street looks set to open higher following big losses as investors continue to assess the significance of the Federal Reserve's decision.

US stocks skid after Fed keeps zero rate

2015-09-18 16:11

Wall Street stocks have fallen sharply in early trade, joining leading European bourses in retreating a day after the US Federal Reserve rate decision.


US stocks dip ahead of Federal Reserve minutes

2015-10-08 15:55

US stocks have opened lower ahead of the release of the Fed Reserve's September meeting minutes that could shed light on the likelihood of an rate hike in 2015.

US stocks up as DuPont surges

2015-10-06 16:40

An unexpected chief executive resignation at DuPont has lifted the Dow in early trade as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq edged higher.

US stocks tumble on weak jobs report

2015-10-02 16:00

Wall Street stocks have opened sharply lower after the September employment report showed the US economy added just 142 000 jobs last month.

US stocks dip ahead of consumer data

2015-09-29 16:20

Wall Street stocks have dipped in early trade ahead of a closely watched reading on US consumer confidence.

Boehner resignation cuts US government shutdown risk

2015-09-28 07:41

The shock resignation of US House Speaker John Boehner has reduced the chances of a government shutdown next week, potentially removing one source of investor anxiety.

US stocks rise after Yellen affirms rate hike

2015-09-25 15:58

Wall Street stocks have opened higher after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said she still expects to raise interest rates in 2015.

US stocks tumble on global growth fears, Volkswagen

2015-09-23 07:54

Wall Street stocks have tumbled, joining European equities in falling on worries about global growth and the burgeoning Volkswagen emissions scandal.

Wall St opens higher, recouping some losses

2015-09-21 16:09

US stocks have opened higher, recovering some of their big losses when the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates near zero raised concerns.

Dividend payers get a break from Fed decision

2015-09-21 07:52

The Fed's decision not to hike interest rates may have brought renewed volatility and a stock market selloff, but it also carved out breathing room for a couple of sectors.

Banks hammered as Fed keeps rates at zero

2015-09-18 07:19

The Dow and S&P 500 has tripped, while the Nasdaq advanced slightly in a choppy session after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates at zero.

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