Category: Markets

Stocks close mixed as Wall Street awaits earnings season

Stocks close mixed as Wall Street awaits earnings season

Stocks ended mixed Monday as Wall Street got ready for the start of the latest earnings season. The Dow lost 5 points. The S&P 500 climbed 0.09 percent, with technology leading advancers. Financials lagged....

Buffett’s $9 billion Oncor buy

Warren Buffett’s move to spend $9 billion on his largest energy sector acquisition reflects his long-standing drive to diversify his Berkshire Hathaway and deepens his commitment to electricity as a means to boost profit....

GOP Lawmaker Loses $17 Million as Favorite Stock Plunges

A Republican congressman’s hot biotechnology stock pick just went south. Rep. Chris Collins suffered a paper loss of $16.7 million (A$22 million) after Innate Immunotherapeutics Ltd. said a mid-stage trial of its experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis...