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Dow, S&P 500 hit fresh records on jobs report

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 09:27

The S&P 500 gained 8.69 (0.45 percent) at 1,949.15, its third straight record close.

M&A food fight boosts US stocks

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 04:25

The battle between two giant meat processors over hot dog maker Hillshire Brands helped boost Wall Street and lifted the S&P 500 to a new record on Thursday.

Wall St ends mostly lower; Nasdaq down for 3rd session

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 09:27

The Nasdaq ended lower for a third straight session, its longest losing streak since early April.

US stocks finish mixed ahead of jobs report

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 09:28

US stocks Thursday finished mixed after a busy day of economic data releases ahead of Friday`s closely-watched monthly jobs report.

Wall Street ends up on earnings, rebound in high-growth shares

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 09:18

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, boosted by upbeat results from companies including Merck & Co and a rebound in Facebook and other high-growth shares.

US stocks end mostly higher after earnings deluge

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:38

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

US stocks end higher after wild swings

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 05:03

US stocks finished higher Tuesday after a wild swing lower led by tech stocks that saw the Nasdaq Composite index down nearly two percent at one point.

Dow, S&P 500 post 2014's biggest one-day percentage gain

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 05:22

U.S. stocks rose the most so far this year on Thursday after a drop in applications for unemployment insurance boosted confidence in the economy, and as Disney`s results overshot expectations.

S&P ends up, led by defensive stocks; earnings in play

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 09:17

For the week, the S&P 500 rose 0.6 percent, while the Nasdaq climbed 1 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average finished the week down 0.2 percent.

US stocks end mostly higher after weak jobs report

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 03:02

US stocks Friday recovered from losses to end mostly higher after a surprisingly weak US jobs report.

Dow edges to new record as other indices stall

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 03:57

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Monday kicked off a holiday-shortened week with a new record high, even as the other two indices stalled in sluggish trade.

Big year ends with Wall Street hopeful for 2014

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 10:10

In the latest week, the Dow rose 1.6 percent while the S&P was up 1.3 percent and the Nasdaq rose 1.3 percent.