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US stocks lower on mixed merger news

US stocks on Monday opened slightly lower as a major telecommunications merger moved forward while a big pharmaceutical deal appeared to fizzle for good.

May 19, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Deutsche Post's first-quarter lifted by parcel business

Deutsche Post, the German mail and logistics giant, posted a slight improvement in its first-quarter results on Thursday.

May 15, 2014, 17:22 PM IST

Wall Street dips as investors wary before jobs data

US stocks slipped on Thursday, as investors turned cautious ahead of Friday`s monthly jobs report, while a drop in biotech and momentum shares dragged the Nasdaq down nearly 1 percent.

Apr 04, 2014, 03:20 AM IST

S&P 500 rises to another record; Dow just misses

The S&P 500 Wednesday rose to a new high, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell just short of a record on another good day for stocks.

Apr 03, 2014, 02:41 AM IST

Wall Street ends higher but biotech selloff weighs

US stocks ended up on Friday but off their session highs as a late afternoon selloff in the biotechnology sector weighed on the overall market.

Mar 29, 2014, 03:16 AM IST

US stocks end choppy session in red

US stocks closed in the red on Thursday, with the tech-rich Nasdaq leading the losses for a second straight day as investors weighed a batch of mixed economic data.

Mar 28, 2014, 02:40 AM IST

Wall Street ends down as investors book profits

US stocks dipped on Friday, as investors booked profits in momentum names heading into the weekend, wiping out early gains that had pushed the S&P 500 to an intraday record high.

Mar 22, 2014, 05:34 AM IST

Dow, S&P 500 post 2014's biggest one-day percentage gain

U.S. stocks rose the most so far this year on Thursday after a drop in applications for unemployment insurance boosted confidence in the economy, and as Disney`s results overshot expectations.

Feb 07, 2014, 05:22 AM IST

Vestas Wind to sell shares as profitability improves

The world`s second largest maker of wind turbines, Vestas Wind, reported a quarterly profit late Monday and said it would sell new shares to attract projects requiring more financial muscle.

Feb 04, 2014, 05:28 AM IST

US stocks sink more than 2% on bad manufacturing data

US stocks Monday fell more than two percent after a surprisingly weak US manufacturing report sparked another round of selling, deepening the equity market retreat of early 2014.

Feb 04, 2014, 03:23 AM IST

Wall Street drops, ends January with sharp losses

A selloff in emerging markets sent a cold chill down Wall Street, triggering a slide on Friday and making January its worst month since May 2012 after one of its best years in more than a decade.

Feb 01, 2014, 06:29 AM IST

Dow Jones CEO Lex Fenwick to leave News Corp

News Corp said Lex Fenwick was leaving as chief executive of Dow Jones, less than two years after taking the helm, an abrupt departure that calls into question the future of its news wires and other products aimed at financial institutions.

Jan 22, 2014, 09:40 AM IST

Copper and oil slide, world equities dip

Copper futures dropped on Friday on concerns over Chinese growth and as the U.S. dollar strengthened, while crude oil extended recent losses and a global gauge of equities drifted lower.

Jan 04, 2014, 04:52 AM IST

US stocks fall slightly, ending record run

US stocks Friday closed slightly lower as the market paused after a torrid multi-day rally that repeatedly set new records.

Dec 28, 2013, 03:40 AM IST

Google pips Apple as 'most talked about company' in 2013

Google has been named as the most talked about company in 2013, edging out Apple, as revealed in a list by Dow Jones.

Dec 27, 2013, 10:56 AM IST

Wall Street gains on GDP data; on track for strong week

US stocks rose on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its best week in five months, as unexpectedly strong data on economic growth increased confidence that the recovery was accelerating.

Dec 21, 2013, 01:39 AM IST

Dow, S&P end at record highs after Federal’s stimulus cut

The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at all-time highs on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced a small reduction in its stimulus program, confirming that the US economy was on firm footing.

Dec 19, 2013, 02:57 AM IST

US stocks rise again ahead of busy week of US data

The Nasdaq was the week`s star, vaulting 68.24 (1.71 percent) higher to 4,059.89.

Nov 30, 2013, 10:40 AM IST

Nasdaq closes above 4,000 for first time in 13 years

Retailers and homebuilders were among the best performing sectors, responding to stronger-than-expected earnings and robust housing market data.

Nov 27, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

World stocks gain as Fed-fired volatility eases; dollar firm

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Index closed above 16,000 for the first time ever.

Nov 22, 2013, 18:18 PM IST