Category: Markets

Stock futures fall before earnings, Fed

U.S. stock-index futures retreated, as investors assessed gains before the latest batch of earnings and a Federal Reserve meeting, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index last week erased its losses for the year....

Dow closes 320 points higher amid strong earnings

Stocks rallied, heading toward their first gain in three days after a batch of better-than-estimated earnings from companies including McDonald’s Corp. and EBay Inc. boosted optimism on the health of corporate America. Equities got...

Stocks fluctuate amid earnings from IBM, Travelers

U.S. stocks fluctuated near two-month highs amid corporate earnings, as a disappointing quarterly report from IBM was offset by better-than-forecast results from United Technologies Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc. International Business Machines Corp. declined...

Stocks decline as Morgan Stanley slides on profit miss

U.S. stocks slipped from an eight-week high amid corporate earnings reports, as Morgan Stanley joined banks posting results this season that disappointed investors. Morgan Stanley fell 5.4 percent, following Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and...

Gold scores highest settlement in four months

Gold futures settled higher on Thursday for a fifth straight session to score their highest settlement in about four months. Thursday’s gain lifted gold futures into positive territory year to date. Speculation over an...