US stocks

Dow, S&P 500 hit records in quiet session

US stocks were little changed on Monday following a sharp rally on Friday, but both the S&P 500 and the Dow inched up to intraday records, while strength in semiconductors boosted the Nasdaq.

Nov 04, 2014, 09:04 AM IST

Visa boosts Dow, S&P nears 2000 as Wall St rallies

US stocks rose on Thursday, boosted by a strong reading on quarterly economic growth and by another round of upbeat earnings reports including Visa, which rose 10 percent and accounted for more than 140 points in the Dow industrials.

Oct 31, 2014, 06:50 AM IST

US stocks dip as Fed ends stimulus program

Wall Street stocks finished lower Wednesday after the US Federal Reserve ended its quantitative easing stimulus program, but said it would continue to keep its benchmark interest rate low.

Oct 30, 2014, 03:21 AM IST

Wall St extends gains late; Russell 2000 above key level

Energy shares, which led the charge lower on Monday, gave the S&P 500 its biggest boost. The S&P energy was up 2.3 percent.

Oct 29, 2014, 06:32 AM IST

S&P, Nasdaq climb but IBM results weigh on Dow

US stocks were mixed on Monday as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq advanced, but disappointing results from IBM kept the Dow close to the unchanged mark.

Oct 21, 2014, 02:41 AM IST

US stocks sink on economic, Ebola worries

Wall Street stocks finished sharply lower Wednesday following mixed US economic data amid worsening anxiety over global economic growth and the first confirmed Ebola case in the United States.

Oct 02, 2014, 09:05 AM IST

US stocks gain on Nike earnings, Apple rally

US stocks Friday finished an up-and-down week on a high note, posting solid gains on a strong Nike earnings report and a rally in Apple shares.

Sep 27, 2014, 02:55 AM IST

Wall St ends sharply lower, S&P below key support level

US stocks ended with sharp losses on Thursday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline since July, as Apple tumbled and the dollar rose to a four-year high.

Sep 26, 2014, 03:34 AM IST

US stocks sink amid signs of weaker growth in Europe

Wall Street stocks slumped Tuesday for the third straight session as data showed a weakening eurozone economy and US tax rules to fight inversions hit pharmaceutical stocks.

Sep 24, 2014, 03:20 AM IST

New US tax rules chill ''inversion'' deal-making; shares dive

Tough new U.S. rules on corporate "inversions" on Tuesday sent a chill through the market for the tax-avoidance deals, both pending and potential, with share prices falling sharply in nearly a dozen companies on both sides of the Atlantic.

Sep 24, 2014, 01:04 AM IST

Dow, S&P 500 at records as Fed-driven rally continues

The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 109.14 points, or 0.64 percent, to 17,265.99, the S&P 500 added 9.79 points, or 0.49 percent, to 2,011.36, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 31.24 points, or 0.68 percent, to 4,593.43.

Sep 19, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

US stocks dip on weak inflation ahead of Fed meeting

Wall Street stocks on Tuesday opened lower following a weak US inflation report.

Sep 16, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

US stocks retreat despite strong Apple launch, economic data

The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 149.85 points (0.87 percent) to close the week at 16,987.51, while the broad-based S&P 500 fell 22.17 (1.10 percent) to 1,985.54.

Sep 13, 2014, 09:30 AM IST

Wall St ends higher after two days of losses as Apple rebounds

A rebound in Apple shares helped push U.S. stocks higher on Wednesday, breaking the market`s two-day string of losses.

Sep 11, 2014, 09:32 AM IST

Wall Street ends mixed as Apple weighs on Nasdaq

US stocks ended mostly down on Wednesday, as a decline in Apple shares dragged the Nasdaq lower and investors held off on big bets before the European Central Bank`s upcoming policy meeting.

Sep 04, 2014, 06:33 AM IST

Asian stocks slip, euro hits 1-year low

Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as a US holiday robbed markets of momentum, while the euro hit a fresh one-year low on uncertainty over the European Central Bank`s policy decision later this week.

Sep 02, 2014, 08:24 AM IST

US stocks end mostly down on Fed speech, Ukraine fears

Wall Street stocks Friday finished mostly lower followed a cautious appraisal of the US jobs market by Fed Chair Janet Yellen and a sharpening of tensions over Ukraine.

Aug 23, 2014, 13:14 PM IST

Wall Street joins global stocks rally; dollar ahead

The dollar climbed smartly as the euro sank to a nine-month low against the greenback. U.S. Treasuries yields rose.

Aug 20, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

US stocks rise on housing data, Home Depot earnings

US stocks on Tuesday finished with solid gains following encouraging economic data and a solid earnings report from Home Depot.

Aug 20, 2014, 02:51 AM IST

Modest inflation data helps push US stocks higher

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.

Aug 15, 2014, 20:30 PM IST