Nasdaq hits fresh record as Fed effect boosts US stocks

2016-09-23 07:41

The Nasdaq has surged to its second straight record as US stocks again posted strong gains following the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates low.

US stocks open lower as oil equities retreat

2016-09-16 16:09

Wall Street stocks have opened lower as petroleum-linked equities tumbled on a retreat in oil prices.

US stocks fall as oil producers tumble

2016-09-13 16:15

Wall Street stocks have opened lower as petroleum-linked equities took a hit due to a drop in oil prices.

US stocks drop as ECB keeps rates unchanged

2016-09-08 15:53

Wall Street stocks have opened lower, joining European equities in retreating after the European Central Bank kept interest rates unchanged.

Elon Musk desperate to prove ‘Wall Street naysayers’ wrong

2016-09-06 07:30

Elon Musk’s latest admonition to Tesla employees - produce more, spend less - is no simple belt-tightening before he asks investors for more cash.

US stocks edge higher in opening trade

2016-09-01 16:22

US stocks have opened slightly higher, sticking to a cautious holding pattern ahead of the US July jobs report that could tip the Fed Reserve's hand on interest rates.

US stocks open higher ahead of Yellen speech

2016-08-26 16:06

US stocks have been headed modestly higher in opening trade as markets awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could shed light rate hike plans.

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 rise ahead of Fed meeting

2016-09-20 16:03

Wall Street stocks have opened higher shortly before the start of a two-day Fed Reserve meeting that will give an outlook on the likelihood of a rate hike.

US stocks up as Apple gains on strong iPhone sales

2016-09-15 16:22

US stocks have risen, helped by Apple's jump on reports that its newest iPhones have sold out in some places even before they arrive at stores.

Wall Street opens lower as Fed member backs rate hike

2016-09-09 16:07

Wall Street stocks have opened slightly lower after a US Fed Reserve policymaker added to signs the central bank is likely to raise interest rates later this year.

US stocks rise on Enbridge, GE acquisitions

2016-09-06 16:03

Wall Street stocks have opened higher, lifted by merger announcements, including Enbridge's acquisition of Spectra Energy in an all-stock deal valued at $28bn.

US stocks open higher after middling jobs report

2016-09-02 15:54

Wall Street shares have opened higher after the much-awaited US jobs report for August came in a slight disappointment.

US stocks edge lower as data points to solid jobs report

2016-08-31 15:59

US stocks have edged lower in cautious opening trade as ADP private sector hiring data pointed to a solid July employment report this week.

US stocks open lower despite solid industrial, jobs data

2016-08-25 16:14

US stocks have headed modestly lower in opening trade despite buoyant industrial production and jobless claims data that pointed to continued strength in the economy.

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.

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