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IMF's Christine Lagarde 'optimistic' about US economy

IMF's Christine Lagarde 'optimistic' about US economy

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday voiced optimism for US economic growth under President Donald Trump but warned it could herald trouble for the rest of the world.

Dow hits new record but Trump effect eases on Wall Street

Dow hits new record but Trump effect eases on Wall Street

The Dow hit a fresh record but stock gains on Wall Street slowed Friday as the bump from Donald Trump`s surprise presidential election victory eased.

Dow surges to record close, Nasdaq falls on Trump effect

The Dow powered to a fresh record Thursday on continued momentum from President-elect Donald Trump`s election win, but the Nasdaq tumbled on weakness in Amazon, Apple and other tech equities.

US stocks end mixed after GDP report

US stocks closed mixed for a fourth straight day on Friday, as the advance estimate on the country's second-quarter economic growth came in worse than expected.

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.