US stocks edge higher in cautious trade

2016-08-23 15:54

US stocks have moved higher in opening trade but traders remained cautious ahead of the looming speech on the economy by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

US stocks slip as commodity shares fall

2016-08-22 16:02

US stocks have slipped as falling crude oil led energy shares lower, amid increased speculation that US interest rates may rise this year.

US stocks retreat from records

2016-08-16 16:15

Wall Street stocks have retreated from record levels in opening trade on revived worries about the overvaluation of equities.

US stocks approach record as dollar declines

2016-08-15 15:59

US stocks have risen toward a record and the dollar fell as traders pushed back bets on higher interest rates after weaker-than-expected data.

US stocks flat as market eyes retailers

2016-08-10 16:03

Wall Street stocks have opened little changed as corporate earnings from the retail industry offered mixed signals about US consumers.

US stocks flat after Bank of England stimulus

2016-08-04 16:18

Wall Street stocks have opened flat after the Bank of England enacted a more aggressive monetary stimulus package than analysts expected.

Wall Street stocks fall on weak US 2nd quarter growth

2016-07-29 16:24

Wall Street stocks have retreated as weak US second-quarter growth figures offset strong earnings from Amazon and Google parent Alphabet.

US markets open lower as Verizon buys Yahoo web assets

2016-07-25 16:34

US markets have opened slightly lower as investors absorbed word of Verizon Communications's acquisition of the web assets of troubled tech giant Yahoo for $4.83bn.

US stocks retreat after record streak

2016-07-21 16:31

US stocks have retreated after a streak of record-setting sessions in opening trade following surprisingly good earnings results.

US stocks ease lower after record run

2016-07-19 16:11

Wall Street has opened mostly lower with traders catching their breath after a week-long stretch of records for the Dow.


Wall Street lower as investors react to Pfizer deal

2016-08-23 07:35

Wall Street has traded slightly lower with major drug makers down following the announcement that Pfizer would buy cancer drug Medivation for $14bn.

Wall Street opens lower as Fed minutes awaited

2016-08-17 16:17

Wall Street stocks have opened lower as retailer Target sank nearly 7% on disappointing sales reported in its quarterly results.

Wall Street hits new record highs

2016-08-16 07:27

US stocks have jumped to fresh records behind stronger oil prices, while European markets have been little changed.

US stocks retreat from records on lackluster data

2016-08-12 16:28

Wall Street stocks have retreated from records following lackluster US retail sales and producer pricing data.

US stocks edge up on higher oil prices, Walmart deal

2016-08-08 16:05

Wall Street stocks have opened slightly higher, adding to records as oil prices rose and Walmart Stores edged up on news of its acquisition of online retailer

US stocks dip despite oil bounce

2016-08-02 16:07

Petroleum-linked stocks have opened higher on rebounding oil prices but the broader stock market dipped on worries over high valuations.

Weak US growth hits Dow, Nasdaq rises

2016-07-29 15:59

The Dow has opened lower following weak US second-quarter growth figures, but the Nasdaq was boosted by strong earnings from Amazon and Google parent Alphabet.

US stocks open flat as Boeing retreats

2016-07-22 16:29

Wall Street stocks have treaded water as Boeing shares took a hit after the company announced that it would take a $2.1bn charge against second quarter earnings.

US stocks climb amid earnings from Microsoft

2016-07-20 16:02

US stocks have risen, resuming their push to fresh records, as quarterly results from Microsoft and Morgan Stanley spurred optimism.

US stocks flat at start of big earnings week

2016-07-18 16:06

Wall Street stocks have opened little changed as Bank of America kicked off a heavy week of quarterly earnings with better-than-expected results.

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