US stocks open higher following overseas gains

Stocks moved higher on Monday on the first day of trading in the new year, following the lead of overseas markets.

US stocks plunge on Dubai`s debt woes

US stocks slumped during a shortened trading day Friday amid a debt crisis in Dubai that sparked similar sell-offs in other world markets.

Wall Street ekes out pre-Thanksgiving gains

US stocks managed to hold modest
gains after a series of economic reports led by
better-than-expected data on jobless claims kept the mood
positive ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

US stocks surge on retail sales, GM, Bernanke comments

US stocks rose Monday to 1-month highs after reports of improving retail sales, a better-than-expected General Motors quarterly report and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke`s hopes for growth in 2010.

US stocks mixed on poor earnings, financials rally

US stocks were mixed Tuesday as some companies posted disappointing quarterly earnings but financial firms gained.

Wall St stumbles after strong rally

US stocks extended losses on Friday, the day after logging their best gains in three months, as sectors that have led the rally pulled back.

Housing, finance lead US stocks lower

US stocks began the week with a selloff, fuelled by drop Monday in energy companies, home builders and financial shares.

US stocks sag; Dow under 10,000 again

US stocks skidded lower after
abruptly reversing early gains as investors shrugged off more
positive earnings reports amid a strengthening dollar that
impacted multinational companies.

US stocks drop amid mixed earnings

US stocks fell Tuesday amid a rash of company earnings reports and government figures that pointed to a still-struggling housing market.

US stocks fall following disappointing jobs report

Investors retreated further from stocks Friday as the pile of disappointing economic reports grew larger.

US stocks rally on merger deals

US stocks rallied Monday as investors take the merger-and-acquisition deals as a sign of economic recovery.

Dollar hits one-year low, Asia stocks at 13-month high

The dollar slid to a one-year low against a basket of currencies as market players seized on surprisingly strong New Zealand economic growth data as a reason to push the kiwi dollar higher and dump the US currency.

Recovery bets lift Wall Street

Stocks rose on Tuesday, as investors bet the US Federal Reserve will stick to its accommodative policy to foster economic recovery, boosting growth-sensitive sectors such as financials, technology and industrials.

US stocks end week lower after five days of gains

US stocks edged lower Friday after five straight days of gains, signaling some lingering concerns about the economy among investors despite upbeat consumer confidence figures.

US stocks close lower on profit-taking

US stocks ended lower Monday on profit taking after four winning weeks and ahead of a meeting of Federal Reserve policymakers who could offer clues on the timing of any interest rate hike.