What makes a bear market? Wall Street term explained
Wall Street is back in the claws of a bear market amid worries about inflation and higher interest rates. Here are answers to some common questions about bear markets.
S&P rallies to record as first half winds down
The benchmark index climbed 0.13% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 210 points, or 0.61%.
Tech stocks slide as bond yields spike, GameStop soars
Investors turned their focus to another wild surge in GameStop and a handful of other stocks favored by online investors.
CEO defends Robinhood at House committee hearing over GameStop saga
The House Financial Services Committee is holding a hearing Thursday following January’s GameStop saga during which shares soared 1,600% before falling back to Earth.
AMC aims to sell $125M in stock due to coronavirus pandemic, say SEC filings
Movie theater intends to sell millions more shares to survive pandemic
Dow crests 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition
The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time on Nov. 24 as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden will finally begin.
Stocks surge on Wall Street amid vaccine news, US election outcome
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 1,500 points, or 5.4%, in early trading Monday and the S&P 500 jumped 3.7% after drugmaker Pfizer said early data show its coronavirus vaccine looks highly effective.
Wall Street rallies again as stocks ride post-2020 election wave
Markets are banking on Tuesday's election leading to split control of Congress, which could mean low tax rates, lighter regulation on businesses and other policies that investors like remain the status quo.
Stocks plunge as COVID-19 cases surge in US
The stock market had its worst day in a month as virus cases surge and help for the economy from Washington remains nowhere in sight.
Stock futures plunge after Trump confirms he has coronavirus
U.S. equity futures plunged by more than 1.6%, or 500 Dow points after President Trump confirmed through a tweet that he and the first lady tested positive for coronavirus.
Fear turns to greed on Wall Street as Fed details bond buys
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 629 points, or 2.5%, at 24,975, as of 9:48 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was down 1.5%. The losses were widespread, with 98% of the stocks in the S&P 500 lower
Dow sinks 1,800 as virus cases rise, deflating optimism
Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street Thursday as coronavirus cases increase again, deflating recent optimism that the economy could recover quickly as lockdowns ease.
Wall Street's rally zooms higher after surprise gain in jobs
The report gives credence to the building optimism among stock investors that the economy can recover relatively quickly from its current hole.
Stocks fight for gains after Trump vows to quell rioting
U.S. equity markets fought for gains Tuesday after President Trump threatened to deploy the military to quell violence and looting in cities across America after the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis.
Stocks shrug off weekend riots, June begins on high note
ISM Manufacturing rose to 43.1 in May.
Stocks jump for month as oil posts record gain
U.S. equity markets curbed the bulk of their losses Friday after President Trump announced a new wave of crackdown efforts on China, but stopped short of instituting new sanctions or upending the trade deal between the two countries.
Stocks retreat as Trump preps social media and China crackdowns
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 148 points, or 0.58 percent, while the S&P 500 slipped 0.21 percent.
US economy shrank at 5% annual rate in Q1
It was the biggest quarterly decline in more than a decade, since an 8.4% fall in 2008 during the depths of the financial crisis.
Stocks pare gains fueled by America's reopening
U.S. equity markets were mixed Wednesday as U.S. states continued with their plans to reopen America.
Stocks soar on reopening optimism
U.S. equity markets surged to their best levels in months as states continued to reopen and as traders returned to the New York Stock Exchange for the first time since shutting down on March 23 to slow the spread of COVID-19.