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S&P 500 ends flat, near record high; Ukraine in focus

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 08:56

The S&P 500 finished almost flat, just below its all-time high on Wednesday as investors shrugged off soft data on jobs and the services sector while keeping an eye on developments in Ukraine.

Wall St slips before Fed minutes; S&P eyes resistance

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 02:22

US stocks declined on Wednesday in midday trading as the S&P 500 faced a technical resistance level after a recent string of gains and investors turned cautious ahead of the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve`s latest policy meeting.

Fidelity beat benchmarks by $35 billion, but does anyone care?

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 02:02

Stung by the 2008 financial crisis, mutual fund investors have plunged into low-cost, low-risk passive investments such as index funds, happy to take whatever the market gives them instead of reaching for excess returns.

Dow, S&P fall for third straight day; retail weighs

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 09:18

The Dow and the S&P 500 fell for a third straight day on Tuesday, dropping from record levels in a broad decline as investors took profits amid signs of a weak holiday shopping season.

US stocks rise ahead of GDP, jobs data

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 09:39

US stocks Monday ended a quiet day higher as investors looked ahead to some important economic reports later in the week, including the monthly jobs report.

Doing business in India is messy: US investors

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 13:01

Despite the recent series of economic reform being pushed by the Indian government, US investors and officials have told a visiting top Indian official that doing business in India is "messy".

Pranab allays US fears, says India good for investment

Last Updated: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 10:20

Allaying a "misapprehension" about some retroactive changes in Indian tax laws, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured corporate America that India was a good investment destination with a clear and stable tax regime.

US debt remains investor safe haven despite S&P downgrade

Last Updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 11:16

US Treasury bonds remain a hot ticket for investors looking for a low risk investment in a volatile market despite the unprecedented downgrade of Washington's credit rating, analysts say.