US stocks follow European markets higher

2016-05-24 16:21

Wall Street stocks have opened higher, joining a rally in Europe as bourses in Frankfurt, Paris and London rose by 1% or more.

US stocks dip despite big gains for Walmart

2016-05-19 16:31

Shares of Walmart Stores have jumped on solid earnings and Monsanto surged on merger talks with Germany's Bayer as US stocks opened lower.

US stocks dip despite strong Home Depot earnings

2016-05-17 16:07

Wall Street stocks have opened lower, giving back some of the prior day's gains, as Home Depot shares dipped despite better-than-expected earnings.

US stocks fall; Eurostocks dismiss Brexit warning

2016-05-15 21:01

US stocks finished sharply lower as strong retail sales rekindled rate hike talks, but Eurostocks rose as investors ignored an IMF warning on a possible UK exit from the EU.

Apple weakness hits Nasdaq, oil lifts Dow

2016-05-13 08:00

Another drop in Apple shares has left the Nasdaq in the red, but higher oil prices helped keep the Dow in positive territory.

US stocks fall as Staples-Office Depot merger dies

2016-05-11 16:01

US stocks have opened lower with Staples and Office Depot plummeting as their proposed merger fizzled and Disney and Macy's tumbling on disappointing earnings.

US stocks open higher on Chinese inflation data

2016-05-10 15:58

Wall Street stocks have opened higher, joining a global equities rally following reassuring Chinese inflation data and a gain in oil prices.

US stocks fall on weak April jobs growth

2016-05-06 16:11

Wall Street stocks have retreated in opening trade after the Department of Labour reported the US economy added a lower-than-expected 160 000 jobs in April.

US stocks open lower

2016-04-29 16:10

US stocks have opened in the red, extending the previous day's sharp losses despite better-than-expected quarterly earnings from ExxonMobil and Amazon.

US stocks retreat as earnings reports loom

2016-04-25 16:27

US stocks have slipped, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index continuing to retreat from a four-month high, before central bank meetings this week.


Monsanto jumps on Bayer bid, US stocks edge up

2016-05-23 16:29

Monsanto shares have jumped after German chemicals giant Bayer said it had bid $62bn for the US agricultural giant as US stocks opened slightly higher.

US stocks drop ahead of Fed minutes

2016-05-18 16:01

Wall Street stocks have opened lower as the market took a cautious approach ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes.

US stocks up, Apple jumps on Buffett investment

2016-05-16 16:35

Apple has risen following news of an investment in the tech giant by Warren Buffett, helping to push US stocks higher.

Weak JC Penney, Nordstrom results weigh on US stocks

2016-05-13 16:20

Weak earnings from department stores Nordstrom and JC Penney have offset a better-than-expected US retail sales report, leading US stocks mostly lower.

US stocks up as Monsanto surges on takeover talk

2016-05-12 16:16

Shares of agricultural giant Monsanto surged Thursday on reports that it could receive a takeover bid from Bayer or BASF as US stocks opened higher.

Oil surge, improved Chinese data boost Wall Street

2016-05-11 07:50

US shares have received a solid boost from an upturn in Chinese inflation and a possible deal on the next stage of Greece's bailout to avert a looming crisis.

US stocks fluctuate after a second weekly decline

2016-05-09 16:01

US stocks have fluctuated, after the S&P 500 capped a second straight weekly retreat, amid declines in oil while investors awaited a final batch of earnings reports.

US stocks decline amid data, growth worry lingers

2016-05-04 16:25

US stocks have declined, with the S&P 500 on pace to hold at a three-week low, amid lingering concerns that tepid global growth will weigh on the American economy.

US stocks drop on weak first quarter growth

2016-04-28 16:11

Wall Street stocks have dropped after the US Commerce Department estimated first-quarter economic growth at a feeble 0.5%.

US stocks flat amid earnings deluge

2016-04-21 15:56

Wall Street stocks have opened little-changed following a plethora of earnings reports as the European Central Bank kept interest rates steady.

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