ARTICLES RELATING TO WALL STREET

Wall Street dissenters emerge calling for May fed rate hike

2017-02-24 14:19

At least four of Wall Street’s biggest banks are breaking with their bulge-bracket brethren, telling clients that the Federal Reserve will probably raise interest rates before June.

US stocks end at new records as financial shares rally

2017-02-15 07:24

Wall Street stocks have pushed to fresh records again, with financial shares rallying after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalled higher interest rates are on their way.

Wall Street stocks finish dramatic week with a whimper

2017-01-30 07:30

Wall Street has finished a dramatic week with a whimper, with stocks finishing near flat following a report showing sluggish US growth in the fourth quarter.

US stocks dip on tough Trump trade talk

2017-01-24 07:37

Wall Street stocks have finished slightly lower as new US President Donald Trump signalled he would take a tough line on international trade.

Wall Street lower as bank earnings awaited

2017-01-13 07:37

Wall Street have opened lower but the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained within shouting distance of the 20 000 mark as investors awaited earnings reports from major US banks.

Wall Street rallies, 'political intrigue' boosts euro stocks

2016-11-22 07:37

Wall Street has hit a trifecta of record finishes on all the major stocks indices while the weekend's fast-paced "political intrigue" in Europe sent equities there higher as well.

US stocks slip but Microsoft surges 5%

2016-10-21 16:01

US stocks have opened slightly lower Friday, but both Microsoft and McDonald's shares surged on solid earnings reports.

US banks boost Wall Street

2016-10-16 12:42

US stocks have opened higher as a trio of leading banks beat analyst third quarter earnings forecasts despite the tough low interest rate environment.

US stocks tumble on weak Alcoa earnings, lower oil

2016-10-12 07:28

US stocks have tumbled as disappointing Alcoa results sharpened concerns about the just-underway third-quarter earnings season.

US stocks rebound as crude-oil rally spurs advance

2016-10-05 16:13

US stocks have risen as a rally in crude oil boosted energy producers, overshadowing concerns that central banks could begin to tighten monetary policy.

 

Wall Street’s trading revival risks replace as volatility ebbs

2017-02-16 16:21

So much for the "durable" volatility in financial markets that Wall Street CEOs cited for helping to revive almost every investment bank’s earnings last quarter.

Wall Street's love affair with energy heats up

2017-02-09 10:04

Wall Street is throwing the most money at US energy firms since at least 2000 amid growing confidence that the industry is emerging from the worst downturn in a generation.

Dow breaks 20 000 barrier after many failed tries

2017-01-25 16:58

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most famous equity index benchmark on Wall Street, has shot above 20 000 points for the first time.

Wall Street getting scant guarantees as Trump takes office

2017-01-19 07:38

Wall Street has caught fire following Donald Trump's shock White House win in November, but will this largely speculative run fizzle after Trump takes office on Friday?

Higher US stocks expected in 2017: Poll

2016-12-08 13:48

A majority of American adults - 54% - are bullish on the US stock market for 2017 and almost four in 10 say they anticipate being in a better financial situation.

US stocks little changed on mixed earnings

2016-10-25 16:30

US stocks have been little changed as traders assessed earnings and a measure of consumer confidence declined.

US stocks little changed, oil shares gain

2016-10-19 16:17

Petroleum-linked equities have risen with oil prices in opening trading as US stocks were little changed following mixed earnings reports.

US stocks steady as Fed minutes support Dec hike

2016-10-13 07:06

Wall Street markets have been steady as minutes to the Federal Reserve's last meeting supported a December rate hike.

US stocks flat ahead of jobs report

2016-10-07 08:00

US stocks have treaded water ahead of a key US jobs report, while Twitter plunged on reports of fading interest from buyers and Wal-Mart stumbled on a weak forecast.

US stocks edge up as IMF confirms global growth forecast

2016-10-04 16:04

Wall Street stocks have opened modestly higher as the International Monetary Fund kept its 2017 forecast unchanged.

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