Category: Markets

Stocks waver amid earnings and employment data

Stocks fluctuated Thursday, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index trading near a four-month high, as investors assessed earnings releases and data showing the labor market is improving with little pickup in inflation. Banks...

Gold posts highest settlement in over 3 weeks

Gold futures logged sharp gains Monday, registering their third straight session advance, as investors’ expectation for lower interest rates helped prop up the commodity amid higher moves in stock benchmarks and crude futures. June...

Dow adds 100 points; energy gains as oil tops $40

U.S. stocks traded higher Monday, following gains in European stocks, as investors awaited the beginning of earnings season. The Dow Jones industrial average added more than 100 points in morning trade, with Boeing contributing...

Wall Street eyes rebound ahead of Fed minutes

U.S. stock index futures indicated a marginally higher open Wednesday with investors reacting to a rebound in the price of oil and some strong data from China. Helping to bolster market sentiment, China’s services...

Stocks close lower as recent rally loses momentum

Stocks slipped from their highest levels this year Monday, with declines in consumer and industrial shares overshadowing gains in health-care companies, as investors looked for fresh reasons to continue a rally. The Standard &...

Dow futures fall 100 points; oil, data eyed

U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Thursday morning as a decline in commodity prices weighed. Dow futures fell more than 100 points, while U.S. crude oil futures traded more than 2...