Google propels Nasdaq to another record high close

Google propels Nasdaq to another record high close

A major rally in Google pushed the Nasdaq to a second straight record high on Friday while weak energy stocks weighed on the Dow and S&P 500.

US stocks move higher, pushing Nasdaq to new record

US stocks scored modest gains Tuesday amid positive US and eurozone data as investors kept a wait-and-see attitude on Greece`s potential debt deal.

Wall Street Weekahead: Strong sales could shift Ford, GM to higher gear

Investors are closely awaiting next week`s May sales data, expected to come in near record levels.

US jobs report saves Dow, S&P 500 from losses

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the week up 167.05 points (0.93 percent) at 18,191.11, while the broad-based S&P 500 advanced 7.81 (0.37 percent) to 2,116.10, less than two points below a record.

US stocks rise on housing data, earnings

US stocks Wednesday posted solid gains following a big jump in US existing-home sales and a mixed bag of earnings reports from Boeing, McDonald`s and others.

Wall Street Week Ahead: Stock markets hope earnings offset weak economic data

Market focus will shift from macro to micro next week, and investors betting on gains in stocks will hope coming earnings reports will be somewhat stronger than recent disappointing economic figures.

Dow, S&P 500 fall; Nasdaq up back near 5,000

The Dow and S&P 500 Thursday gave back some of their gains from the prior session, while the Nasdaq edged up closer to 5,000.

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.

Wall Street rides higher in week helped by ECB

The Dow Jones Industrial Average put on 0.9 percent to end the week at 17,672.60, and the broader S&P 500 rose 1.6 percent to 2,051.82.

Dow edges to new record, S&P 500 essentially flat

The Dow Wednesday edged to a fresh record in a holiday-shortened session one day after topping 18,000 points for the first time ever.

Dow ends above 18k for first time on strong GDP report

US stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow closing above 18,000 for the first time ever and the S&P 500 ending at a record after an unexpectedly strong report on economic growth.

Dow, S&P end at records in fourth straight day of gains for Wall Street

US stocks rose for a fourth straight session on Monday, with both the Dow and S&P 500 ending at records as large-cap technology shares gained and offset continued weakness in energy names.

Dow gains nearly 300 points as Fed keeps rates low

The Dow jumped nearly 300 points Wednesday after the US Federal Reserve made no changes to its monetary policy, saying it can remain "patient" before moving to raise interest rates.

Dow, S&P 500 edge down on global worries: Nasdaq climbs

The Dow and S&P 500 fell on Tuesday following concerns about global weakness and political turmoil, while the Nasdaq edged higher along with tech shares and energy.

Dow, S&P 500 at records after upbeat Fed report

The Dow and S&P 500 bolted to fresh record highs Wednesday after a Federal Reserve report showed the US economy was growing amid widespread optimism about the outlook.

Dow hits record on construction spending, auto sales

The Dow Tuesday jumped to a fresh record close following a rise in US construction spending and encouraging auto and "Cyber Monday" sales data.

Oil stocks sink; Dow, Nasdaq flat

Energy-related stocks were hammered Friday, leaving US stocks mostly flat in a holiday-shortened session, after OPEC decided not to cut production in response to lower crude prices.

Wall Street climbs to new highs; transports rally

U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading on Monday, lifting the Dow and S&P 500 to intraday highs after the indexes advanced for a third straight week, helped by railroad shares.

Dow, S&P 500 hit records in quiet session

US stocks were little changed on Monday following a sharp rally on Friday, but both the S&P 500 and the Dow inched up to intraday records, while strength in semiconductors boosted the Nasdaq.

Housing data hits Wall St; S&P has worst day since Aug 5

Equities were also pressured after China`s finance minister indicated the country would not increase stimulus measures in response to some weak data of its own.