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....

DJIA and broadcasters up as most stocks fall

Wall Street had a mixed Monday as Apple dropped again and dragged other stocks with it. But a good report on retail sales boosted...

Stocks fell Friday on China news

A lower-than-expected report on economic growth in China depressed stock prices on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 137 points, or 1.1%, to...

Stock prices rose on demand from China

Wall Street shrugged off a rise in new US unemployment claims and focused on indications that China’s economy is still growing and buying stuff...

Banks lead a Wall Street advance

Investors regained some confidence in the economy after the previous day’s sell-off and sent stocks higher on Wednesday, led by financial sector issues. Also,...

Dismal day: Dow down 200+

Investor fears on Europe’s fiscal health drove Wall Street down Tuesday, as all three indexes dropped some 1.5%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped...

Delayed reaction to bad jobs news

Friday’s disappointing jobs report wasn’t forgotten as Wall Street reopened Monday after a three-day weekend. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 130 points, or...

Stocks mixed ahead of three-day break

A drop in new unemployment claims and generally good sales reports from major retail chains weren’t enough to draw buyers to the stock market...

Another downer for stock traders

A poorly received bond auction by Spain’s government added to pessimism on Wall Street from the previous day’s indication by the US Fed that...

Stocks fall on pessimism about the Fed

Minutes from the last Federal Reserve meeting disappointed Wall Street by indicating that the Fed is not inclined toward additional measures to stimulate the...

Q2 begins with an up day on Wall Street

The Institute for Supply Management issued a factory activity report for February which was stronger than economists had expected and that helped keep stock...

Stocks ended Q1 with an advance

A Commerce Department report that consumer spending rose in February added to optimism on Friday as stock traders bet on a recovering economy as...

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