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US stocks end lower as Ukraine, Gaza weigh on markets

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 09:46

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 47.07 points (0.28 percent) to 17,053.11.

US shares rebound, euro briefly dips below $1.35

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 22:46

U.S. stocks rebounded and European markets recovered a bit on Friday but the euro dipped below $1.35 for first time since February after a Malaysian airliner was downed in eastern Ukraine and Israel stepped up a ground assault in Gaza.

Wall St slides on Malaysian airliner crash news

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 09:52

U.S. stocks sank on Thursday, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10 on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border.

World stocks hit by news of Ukraine air tragedy

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 09:16

Asian markets took a hit Friday after a Malaysia Airlines jet came down in battle-wracked Ukraine, sparking geopolitical tensions and sending Wall Street tumbling as the US claimed it had been shot down.

Asian shares mixed after Wall St rally

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:10

Asian shares were mixed Thursday after the Dow on Wall Street ticked up another record high in response to strong earnings and a positive outlook on the US economy by the Federal Reserve.

US stocks end week lower as market eyes earnings

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:44

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.

Wall Street Week ahead: Tech earnings take center stage next week

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:24

Earnings from some of the biggest U.S. technology companies will take center stage next week, giving investors a chance to re-evaluate the sector`s health.

US stocks fall for second day on earnings caution

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 01:44

New York: US stocks fell in a broad selloff on Tuesday, dropping for a second straight session as investors exercised caution ahead of the start of earnings season.

S&P 500, Nasdaq score 6th straight quarter of gains

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:32

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite indexes wrapped up a sixth straight quarter of gains on Monday, a streak not seen in more than 14 years.

Asia stocks make cautious gains, yen edges higher

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 08:59

Asian share markets edged cautiously higher on Monday while the dollar stayed under pressure ahead of packed week of economic data that will test investor hopes for a pick-up in the U.S. and global economies.

Wall Street closes up but ends week lower, Europe stocks down

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 08:55

US stocks erased early losses to close up on Friday but still finished the week lower on mixed economic data, while European equities had their first weekly drop since April on worries over Iraq and Ukraine.

Wall Street ends down after record high: Sterling tumbles

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 08:35

U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday as worries about Iraq drove profit-taking, after encouraging economic data earlier drove shares to another record high, while sterling tumbled on doubts whether the Bank of England would allow an interest rate hike soon.