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Dow passes 20,000 points for the first time

Dow passes 20,000 points for the first time

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most famous equity index benchmark on Wall Street, shot above 20,000 for the first time Wednesday.

US stocks jump on rising oil prices

US stocks jump on rising oil prices

US stocks posted solid gains on Monday as investors cheered over a strong rebound in oil prices.

US stocks jump amid rising oil

US stocks extended a recent rally as the Federal Reserve decision and rising oil prices continued to drive the stock market.

US stocks tumble over 2%, joining global rout

US stocks tumble over 2%, joining global rout

US stocks sank more than 2.0 percent early Wednesday, with petroleum stocks diving, joining Asia and Europe in a selloff prompted by sliding oil prices and worries about lower growth. 

US stocks waver narrowly amid data

US existing-home sales in October were at a healthy pace but failed to keep up with September's jump, the National Association of Realtors said on Monday.

Sensex down 106 pts on weak Asian cues

Sensex down 106 pts on weak Asian cues

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 106 points in early trade today on selling in banking, oil and pharma stocks by investors amid weak global trends.

US stocks surge amid mixed data, upbeat earnings

US stocks surge amid mixed data, upbeat earnings

 US stocks posted solid gains on Thursday, as Wall Street assessed mixed economic data and positive earnings reports from big banks.

US stocks tumble on global growth fears, Volkswagen

Wall Street stocks tumbled Tuesday, joining European equities in falling on worries about global growth and the burgeoning Volkswagen emissions scandal.

US stocks tick up ahead of Fed policy meeting

The US stocks pared early losses to end higher Friday, as investors pondered over economic reports ahead of the US Federal Reserve's key policy meeting.

Dow ends choppy day slightly lower; Nasdaq gains

US stocks ended a rocky week on a muted note Friday, with the Dow dipping and Nasdaq advancing as fears about a global economic slowdown due to China tested sentiment.

Wall Street surges for second day as China fears fade

Wall Street rallied on Thursday as investors grew optimistic that the worst of recent market turmoil was over after strong U.S. economic data and hints that a September interest-rate hike was unlikely.

US stocks tumble on surprise yuan devaluation

US stocks fell sharply Tuesday after China unexpectedly devalued its currency, as Apple, General Motors and other companies heavily exposed to China dropped.

US stocks lifted by Buffett deal, oil rally

US stocks surged Monday as Berkshire Hathaway announced a $37.2 billion acquisition of Precision Castparts and petroleum-linked equities rose on higher oil prices.

US stocks fall as Apple, Microsoft tumble

Shares of Apple tumbled 4.3 percent and Microsoft fell 3.7 percent as disappointing earnings from the two technology titans weighed Wednesday on the broader market.

Tokyo stocks open 0.44% lower

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 89.43 points to 20,398.76 at the start.

US stocks rise on data, dovish ECB meeting

Wall Street stocks rose Wednesday following a wave of mostly solid US data and a fresh confirmation of ultra-easy money policies by the European Central Bank.

S&P 500 ends at record high as dollar loses ground

U.S. stocks ended sharply stronger on Thursday and the S&P 500 closed at a record high as investors worried less about interest rates and a weaker dollar offered the possibility of stronger sales for U.S. multinationals.

Wall Street declines as worries about earnings deepen

U.S. stocks dipped on Monday as fears increased that the strong dollar and lower oil prices will hurt U.S. first-quarter earnings.

Nasdaq closes above 5,000 for 1st time in 15 years

The Nasdaq finished above 5,000 Monday for the first time in 15 years, capping a long-running recovery in the exchange after the dot-com bubble burst spectacularly in 2000.

What would the Dow look like if it included Apple?

It may be by far the most valuable American company but Apple Inc still can’t get into at least one exclusive club – the 30-member Dow Jones Industrial Average.