US stocks rally after two down days

2015-01-30 07:43

US stocks have pushed higher, rallying after two down days on generally solid corporate earnings and a gain in oil prices.

US stocks sink on weak earnings

2015-01-28 07:45

Wall Street stocks have finished sharply lower following a disappointing stream of corporate earnings and mixed US economic data.

Wall St ahead: Eyes on Fed after ECB move

2015-01-26 07:49

The Federal Reserve could be key for Wall Street this week as investors get to hear from the bank for the first time since a series of moves by its global peers.

US futures climb as investors await ECB, data

2015-01-22 15:29

US stock index futures have gained slightly as investors awaited confirmation that the European Central Bank would announce new economic stimulus measures.

Tech stocks pull Wall St up for modest gains

2015-01-21 07:39

US stocks have finished with modest gains, helped by firm buying in tech stocks after a day spent mostly well in the red.

Wall Street tumbles on global economic worries

2015-01-14 20:30

US stocks have dropped, putting equities on pace for their fourth straight losing session as a World Bank forecast sparked concerns about weak economies.

US futures climb after two-week drop

2015-01-12 14:45

US stock index futures have risen as investors anticipate the start of the corporate earnings season.

US stocks jump on European stimulus hopes

2015-01-08 18:53

Wall Street stocks have jumped in early trade, rising with European markets that surged on expectations for more eurozone monetary stimulus.

Wall St ahead: New year, new view on energy

2015-01-05 07:36

Last year was an ugly one for the US energy sector, and investors are starting to look to when the sector might start to recover.

After 2014 party, US market may face hangover

2015-01-02 07:43

Stock market iInvestors may be in for a let-down early in 2015 after a two-year run that has propelled US stocks up by nearly 50%.

S&P 500 at record; Dow snaps winning streak

2014-12-30 07:45

The S&P 500 has edged up to a fresh record, while the Dow ended a seven-day winning streak as equity markets largely shrugged off new political instability in Greece.

Caution on 2015 as Santa rally persists

2014-12-28 16:12

The "Santa Claus rally" has kept rolling on Wall Street this week, picking up momentum from an outstanding US GDP report that lifted the market to new records.

Wall St poised to open higher

2014-12-23 17:06

US stocks are set for a higher open, putting the Dow and S&P 500 on track to extend a four-day rally after an unexpectedly strong report on economic growth.

Wall Street eyes Uber, Airbnb for IPOs

2014-12-21 15:17

Wall Street enjoyed its best year for initial public offerings since 2000, thanks to the record-setting flotation of Alibaba and a barrage of biotech deals.

Dow gains as Fed keeps rates low

2014-12-18 07:57

The Dow has jumped nearly 300 points after the US Federal Reserve made no monetary policy changes, saying it can remain "patient" before raising interest rates.

US stocks rise but oil prices limit gains

2014-12-12 07:53

US stocks have advanced following an upbeat retail sales report, but the gains were limited by concerns over the rapid fall in oil prices.

S&P 500 tanks on energy selloff

2014-12-09 07:47

The S&P 500 has posted its biggest daily percentage drop since October 22 as oil's slump to a five-year low caused a selloff in energy shares.

Dow, S&P 500 at records on upbeat Fed report

2014-12-04 07:40

The Dow and S&P 500 bolted to fresh record highs after a Federal Reserve report showed the US economy is growing amid widespread optimism about the outlook.

Wall St slips on weak global data

2014-12-02 07:42

US stocks have fallen in a broad selloff, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day drop in more than a month as data indicated weakness across the globe.

Dow, Nasdaq flat amid oil stocks rout

2014-11-30 21:48

Energy-related stocks have been hammered, leaving US stocks mostly flat in a holiday-shortened session.

Mixed economic data leave US stocks flat

2014-11-26 07:37

Wall Street stocks have finished little changed following data showing unexpectedly strong US economic growth but a drop in consumer confidence.

Wall St ahead: Giving thanks for big gains

2014-11-24 07:36

US investors head into the Thanksgiving holiday thankful for the market's recent strength, which puts indices on track for another year of double-digit gains.

Nasdaq drops 0.6% as Tesla, Netflix stumble

2014-11-20 07:45

High-flying tech companies Netflix and Tesla Motors shave sumbled, pulling the Nasdaq 0.6% lower in a muted day for US equities.


US stocks end sharply lower

2015-01-29 07:41

Wall Street stocks have finished a volatile session sharply lower as worries about the strong dollar and falling oil prices outweighed positive earnings reports.

Wall Street edges higher as storm dulls trade

2015-01-27 07:36

A massive snowstorm descending on New York has dulled Wall Street trade but stocks ended a bit higher, helped by some positive quarterly earnings reports.

US stocks soar on ECB move

2015-01-23 07:32

US stocks have surged after the European Central Bank announced a huge bond-buying stimulus programme, with banks and big tech stocks leading the way.

US futures edge lower after weak IBM results

2015-01-21 14:41

US stock index futures have edged lower as IBM fell after the company gave a tepid outlook, though other high-profile names like Netflix rose on their results.

US stocks end lower after turbulent week

2015-01-19 07:51

Wall Street stocks have endured a bruising week spurred by weak bank earnings, bad US retail sales data and a shock Swiss decision to strengthen the franc.

US stocks drop as oil hits new multi-year low

2015-01-13 07:29

US shares have opened a busy week of corporate earnings sharply lower as oil prices slumped to fresh multi-year lows.

Wall St ahead: Petrol, sales may boost retailers

2015-01-12 07:32

Investors hope the lower petrol cost is putting more money in consumers' wallets, while the fourth-quarter earnings season gets under way in tjhe coming weeks.

US stocks soar as oil prices steady

2015-01-09 07:44

Wall Street stocks had risen for a second day running as oil prices steadied and investors became more confident of monetary stimulus in Europe.

Wall Street up boosted by jobs data, Fed

2015-01-08 07:41

US stocks have rebounded from five straight sessions of losses after strong jobs data and as Fed minutes reassured investors there was no hurry to raise rates.

US stocks tank on eurozone fears, oil rout

2015-01-06 07:13

US stocks have tanked on eurozone worries and sinking oil prices as the euro hit a nine-year low against the dollar and US crude slid below $50 a barrel.

Wall St edges lower as oil decline continues

2015-01-02 08:40

US stocks have been little changed, putting major indices on track to close out 2014 just off record levels as crude oil prices continued their descent.

US stocks follow European equities lower

2014-12-31 07:24

Wall Street stocks have finished lower, following European markets downward after political turmoil in Greece revived worries about the eurozone.

Big questions for markets for 2015

2014-12-29 07:31

Big selloffs in biotechnology and social media stocks, and the plunge in oil prices have strategists predicting doom for the coming year.

Dow ends above 18k for first time on GDP report

2014-12-24 07:48

The Dow has closed above 18 000 for the first time ever and the S&P 500 ended at a record after an unexpectedly strong report on economic growth.

US markets hit new highs

2014-12-23 07:48

The Dow and S&P 500 stock indices have risen to fresh records in another positive day for global equity markets still cheering the US Federal Reserve meeting.

Dow jumps as US stocks surge

2014-12-19 07:43

US stocks have surged for the second day in a row following a Federal Reserve meeting as investors brushed aside concerns about another drop in oil prices.

US stocks finish lower after volatile session

2014-12-17 07:50

US stocks have finished lower following a topsy-turvy session amid unease over plunging oil prices and a crash in the Russian rouble.

Broad-based selloff in US stocks

2014-12-11 02:16

US stocks have tumbled more than 1.5% as a pullback in petroleum stocks sparked a selloff in the broader market.

US stocks dip as ECB stops short on stimulus

2014-12-05 07:37

US stocks have followed European equity markets lower, falling slightly after the European Central Bank enacted no new stimulus measures.

Dow jumps to fresh record close

2014-12-03 07:38

The Dow has hit a new record close following a rise in US construction spending and encouraging auto and "Cyber Monday" sales data.

Wall St ahead: Shale tumble brings opportunity

2014-12-01 07:39

Shale stocks have been hard-hit as investors see margins all but evaporating following the slide in crude oil prices, but the US shale energy boom is not over.

Dow, S&P 500 edge to new records

2014-11-27 07:51

The Dow and S&P 500 have edged higher to new records following a stream of mixed US economic data.

S&P 500 hits record on central bank bets

2014-11-25 07:45

US stocks have lifted on hopes that China will take further accommodative monetary policy action if needed, while merger deals kept traders focused.

Dow, S&P 500 close at records

2014-11-21 07:35

The Dow and S&P 500 have notched fresh records on strong US economic data and a jump in oil company shares thanks to rebounding crude prices.

Dow, S&P 500 at fresh records

2014-11-19 07:36

The Dow and S&P 500 have closed at fresh records following solid economic data from Germany and the US.

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