US stocks little changed after big deals

2014-07-29 07:32

US stocks have finished mixed following prominent corporate deals and a drop in pending home sales as investors looked ahead to fresh earnings and labour data.

US stocks rise on housing report, earnings

2014-07-23 07:45

US stocks have finished higher following a busy day of corporate earnings and a report showing the highest level of existing-home sales in eight months.

US stocks end lower, market eyes earnings

2014-07-13 14:37

US stocks retreated this week following a light calendar of economic news punctuated by a brief mid-week swoon over troubles at a leading Portuguese bank.

Double-digit growth may return to US stocks

2014-07-07 07:55

After all the hoopla over the Dow topping 17 000, the market's next focus will be whether the coming earnings season can justify US shares' record run.

US stocks jump on strong auto sales

2014-07-01 18:45

Wall St stocks have barrelled higher in mid-morning trade following strong US auto sales for June and a mixed bag of other economic data.

US stocks dip, eye ECB, jobs report

2014-06-04 07:54

Wall Street stocks have retreated from records as investors looked ahead to the European Central Bank meeting and the monthly US jobs report.

S&P 500 at new record after solid US data

2014-05-28 07:54

The S&P 500 Tuesday notched a record close for the second straight session as US stocks rallied following some solid economic data.

US stocks flat as worry arises

2014-05-18 11:24

After notching records, US equity markets have finished the week essentially flat, but with some observers speaking anxiously about weakening sentiment.

EBay's first-quarter profit tops Wall Street

2014-04-30 12:45

EBay has posted a better-than-expected first-quarter profit, boosted by its PayPal payments unit.

US stocks gain on tech results, Apple soars

2014-04-24 16:03

US stock index futures are higher with Nasdaq jumping more than 1% following a pair of blowout results from technology stalwarts Apple and Facebook.

US stocks climb after earnings deluge

2014-04-18 07:50

US stocks have finished a holiday-shortened week mostly higher as investors digested a plethora of earnings reports that generally met or exceeded expectations.

Weibo sells fewer shares - report

2014-04-17 10:11

Sina Weibo has sold fewer shares than expected in its US initial public offering, which has been priced below expectations, according to a report.

Asian shares slip after Wall St rout

2014-04-11 12:30

Asia's markets have fallen after hefty plunges on Wall Street as US tech stocks suffered another sell-off.

Bruised stocks sag before US earnings begin

2014-04-08 14:39

A three-day sell-off in world stocks has slowed as investors settled into position for the start of US earnings season.

US stocks rise ahead of job report

2014-04-03 16:25

US stocks rose modestly in early trade as investors digested a series of economic data ahead of the jobs report.

Tech share selloff drags US stocks lower

2014-03-25 07:37

A second straight selloff of popular technology shares has dragged US stocks lower, as tensions with Russia over Ukraine kept investors on edge.

Ukraine relief, Microsoft boost Wall St

2014-03-18 18:51

US stocks have risen for a second straight day after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin eased concerns that tensions over Ukraine might escalate.

US stocks mixed as markets question data

2014-02-23 13:53

US stocks have been mixed this week as investors grappled with a batch of mostly disappointing economic data that has been seen as compromised by weather.

US stocks tick mostly higher

2014-02-19 07:54

US stocks have closed mostly higher as investors weighed mixed company news and an unexpected slump in home builder confidence.

Wall St bounces back as bargain hunters move in

2014-02-05 07:51

US stocks have rebounded, buoyed by encouraging earnings, as the market attempted to steady in the wake of its largest sell-off in months a day earlier.

US stocks continue bull run

2013-12-27 07:46

US stock markets have finished at record highs for the sixth straight session after a strong US unemployment report.

Weak housing data keeps US stocks in check

2013-11-26 07:49

US stocks have closed little changed as investors weighed a weak US housing market report and a breakthrough nuclear power deal with Iran.

Dow, S&P at new highs

2013-11-17 12:55

The Dow and the S&P 500 have reached new highs after US Federal Reserve chair nominee Janet Yellen told a Senate Committee that economic stimulus would continue.

Bulls in control on Wall Street

2013-10-20 19:11

A US data clog will begin to clear this week and payrolls figures will land just as more than one-quarter of S&P 500 companies report earnings.

US stocks end lower amid budget anxiety

2013-09-26 07:57

US stocks have ended a volatile day lower as investors remained cautious over the lack of progress in Washington budget talks.


S&P 500 at new record on Apple earnings

2014-07-24 07:40

The S&P 500 has closed at a new record high after strong Apple earnings lifted the tech sector on a mixed day for stocks.

US stocks end lower on Ukraine, Gaza worries

2014-07-22 07:48

US shares have finished lower as geopolitical concerns weighed on sentiment during the first trading session of a busy week of corporate earnings reports.

US stocks end with modest losses

2014-07-11 07:40

US stocks have recovered from a sharp opening fall sparked by a Portugal bank scare and general investor caution to end with modest losses.

Wall Street hits new peaks after jobs data

2014-07-04 07:57

Wall Street shares have raced to fresh records on improving economic data, with the Dow Jones hitting above 17 000 for the first time.

US stocks finish higher despite Iraq fears

2014-06-15 14:21

US stocks have finished higher as investors weighed the implications of escalating sectarian violence in Iraq that has lifted oil prices to nine-month highs.

Dow, S&P end at new records

2014-06-03 07:53

The Dow and the S&P 500 have finished at record highs again after a closely watched read on US manufacturing was revised to show more strength than initially indicated.

S&P 500 closes above 1 900 for first time

2014-05-25 12:21

It's safe to say this bull does have long legs, says a chief market economist after the S&P 500 closed above 1 900 for the first time.

US stocks: Futures little changed

2014-05-02 15:15

US stock index futures have been little changed on caution ahead of the key US non-farm payrolls report.

Wall Street trips as Amazon tumbles

2014-04-27 12:40

US stocks have been pulled lower by a selloff in consumer discretionary stocks as and Ford Motor fell in the wake of their quarterly earnings.

Earnings, economy buoy US stocks

2014-04-20 14:12

Positive overall quarterly earnings and some encouraging data on the economy protected US stocks from tensions over Ukraine and frail interest in tech stocks.

Google takes hit on growth disappointment

2014-04-17 14:04

Google has lost some of its lustre as quarterly results failed to meet lofty Wall Street expectations, sending its shares down sharply.

Wall St stocks to face earnings blues

2014-04-13 16:24

The wrenching selloff in US high-growth technology and biotech shares could leave investors braced for more than a minor pullback in the week ahead.

Asian shares take lead from firmer Wall St

2014-04-10 11:53

Asian markets have taken their lead from a Wall Street rally following minutes from the US Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

US stocks open lower, tech equities drop

2014-04-07 16:16

US stocks opened lower, following most international equity markets in a retreat sparked by concerns that the technology sector is overvalued.

US stocks edge higher after record close

2014-04-02 15:19

US stock index futures inched higher ahead of data on the labour market after the S&P 500 set its latest record high in the prior session.

US stocks may rise if Ukraine worry ebbs

2014-03-24 07:57

The prevailing trend in US stocks could be higher this week if investor anxiety eases over the crisis in Ukraine and signs of weakness in the US economy.

US stocks keep rolling higher in spite of Ukraine

2014-03-09 11:07

US stocks have pushed higher again following a somewhat better set of economic data that helped offset rising tensions over Ukraine.

US stocks rally despite weak data

2014-02-21 07:49

US stocks have rallied, as investors shrugged off some disappointing US economic data that was largely chalked up to severe winter weather.

US stock index futures slightly higher

2014-02-18 15:30

US stock index futures are slightly higher after Wall Street posted its biggest weekly percentage gains of the year.

Wall Street rises slowly after string of losses

2014-01-07 16:32

A declining US trade deficit and upbeat German data set the S&P 500 for a rebound after three days of losses.

Dow, S&P at record highs as Apple lifts techs

2013-12-24 08:33

US stocks have extended their sharp gains from last week, with the Dow and S&P 500 advancing to all-time highs on a distribution deal by Apple with China Mobile.

Dow ends 4-day record streak

2013-11-20 07:40

The Dow has ended its four-day streak of fresh records, as the Justice Department announced a record $13bn settlement over mortgage securities with JPMorgan Chase.

US stocks close October in the red

2013-11-01 07:52

US stocks have fallen following a flood of mixed earnings reports, closing out a tumultuous month in the red.

US stocks turn from precipice to new record

2013-10-20 19:01

The return of the bulls seemed to exculpate the Republican politicians that held the government and the US credit rating hostage for goals never achieved.

US stocks mostly lower on budget impasse

2013-09-25 07:53

US stocks have ended an up-and-down day mostly lower as investors watched a Washington budget debate as the deadline for funding the government looms.

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