Stocks recover, but still down over Europe uncertainty

Stocks recovered Monday afternoon from modest losses earlier in the day, as investors considered the implications of leadership changes in France and Greece. The...

Jobs report sent stocks falling on Friday

The monthly employment report from the US Department of Labor showed the.nation’s unemployment rate dropping one tenth of a percentage point, to 8.1% from...

Stocks fell Thursday ahead of jobs report

The government reports Friday morning on the latest unemployment stats and investors were worried Thursday that the news will not be good, so stock...

Broadcasters win on a gloomy day

The privately compiled ADP National Employment Report put private sector job growth at 119,000 for April, which was below expectations and cast a cloud...

Stocks enjoy May Day surge

Many European markets were closed on May 1st, the workers’ holiday, and the Wall Street focus was on a good report about US factory...

April ends with a down day

A very modest rise in consumer spending for March didn’t do much to impress Wall Street, while worries grew about the economy in Spain....

Dow closes out a strong week

Stocks again moved higher Friday, capping a weekly gain, as upbeat corporate results outweighed a weaker-than-expected report on Q1 economic growth. The Dow Jones...

Stocks hold winning streak to 3rd day

Stocks rose Thursday, as hopes for more stimulus from the Federal Reserve overshadowed concerns about mixed corporate earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average was...

Stocks rally on Q1 reports

Stocks finished near the highs of the day Wednesday, as investors liked comments from Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke and cheered strong corporate results...

Stocks up ahead of Apple results

The Dow climbed Tuesday as investors cheered upbeat quarterly results from a range of companies, including 3M. But Apple and Netflix helped dent technology...

Wal-Mart cuts stock prices

A possible Wal-Mart scandal in Mexico and continued worries about European economies put downward pressure on stock prices to begin the week. The Dow...

Wall Street enjoys a Big Mac

McDonald’s was among the companies reporting strong earnings on Friday, helping to drive stock prices higher. Wall Street also liked the report from GE,...

Another down day for stocks

Guidance below expectations by Qualcomm added to the tech malaise on Wall Street – and more worrying about European economies didn’t help either. The...

Big tech firms weighed on Wall Street

Stock traders weren’t thrilled with earnings reports from IBM and Intel, so stock prices fell on Wednesday. The folks at Dow Jones Indexes tell...

Wall Street enjoyed a Coke on Tuesday

Strong earnings from Coca-Cola helped drive stock prices higher on Tuesday, as did news of a successful debt offering by the government of Spain....

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