Tag archive for ‘stocks’
By admin On Monday, August 21st, 2017

S&P 500 index gains after recent selloff; energy stocks fall

(Reuters) – The benchmark U.S. S&P 500 stock index ended up slightly on Monday after two days of declines, though a drop in oil prices weighed on energy shares and tensions between the United States and More...

By admin On Friday, August 18th, 2017

Investors flee stocks for bonds, gold as U.S. tax cut hopes fade

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks were set for a second day of losses on Friday after an exodus of U.S. executives from presidential business councils dealt a fresh blow to hopes of tax reform, hammering Wall More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Wall Street rises as consumer stocks gain; Fed minutes eyed

(Reuters) – The S&P and the Dow rose higher in late morning trading on Wednesday on gains from consumer discretionary stocks, with investors awaiting the minutes on the latest Federal Reserve meeting. More...

By admin On Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Asia stocks, dollar get boost from firm Wall Street, U.S. jobs

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks advanced on Monday, taking their cue from Wall Street’s strong end to the previous week, while the dollar finally pulled ahead after stronger-than-expected jobs growth More...

By admin On Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Chip stocks show signs of slowing with more earnings on tap

NEW YORK (Reuters) – High-flying semiconductor stocks may be poised for more losses in the coming weeks as a large swath of chip names reports quarterly results in a sector that may have run up too far for More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Ebbing risk appetite grounds Asian stocks, dollar sulks as euro strengthens

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks slipped on Monday as demand for riskier assets ebbed after recent strong gains, while the euro’s near-two-year high on the European Central Bank’s seeming lack More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017

Euro surge to two-year high prompts stocks pause

LONDON (Reuters) – The euro’s surge to an almost two-year high dominated financial markets on Friday, with most major stock exchanges consolidating after a second strong week of gains while those in mainland More...

By admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017

Stocks off lows, oil rallies after U.S. missile strike on Syria

FILE PHOTO: A woman monitors stock market prices inside a brokerage in New Taipei city, Taiwan, August 24, 2015.  More...

By admin On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

U.S. crude slumps below $50 after stocks build

FILE PHOTO – Pump jacks drill for oil in the Monterey Shale, California, U.S. on April 29, 2013.  More...

By admin On Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Global stocks drop as markets wary of Fed, geopolitical tensions

People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November 18, 2016.  More...