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Modest inflation data helps push US stocks higher

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 20:30

US stocks pushed higher in early trade Friday, looking toward a possible third straight gain helped by data showing the economy continues to grow with inflation in check.

US stocks gain despite Iraq, Ukraine uncertainty

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 10:18

Wall Street contended with rising tensions over Ukraine and Iraq, yet US stocks still finished in the black for the week following a big rally Friday.

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.