NEW YORK— The U.S. stock market is closing at record highs following another piece of good news on the economy. The Standard& Poor's 500 index rose nine points, or 0.5 percent, to close at a record 2,011 on Thursday. Fewer Americans filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week, according to the Labor Department.» Read More
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Alere Inc., up $4.53 to $41.14. Terex Corp., down $2.23 to $32.47.
Alibaba's could be the largest initial public offering in history and has seen "overwhelming" interest, meaning Yahoo's 23 percent stake could be worth more next week than it is now. Yahoo stock pulled back from a 14- year high and fell 0.8 percent to 42.55 with 71.7 million shares traded, more than double its 10- day average of 34.2 million.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are closing mostly lower as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday. The Standard& Poor's 500 index eased one point, or 0.07 percent, to close at 1,984 on Monday. The Nasdaq fell 48 points, or 1.1 percent, to 4,518. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 43 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,031..
NEW YORK- COLOMBIA FINANCE MINISTER MAURICIO CARDENAS SAYS GOVERNMENT COULD COME TO INTERNATIONAL BOND MARKETS EARLY TO PRE-FINANCE SOME OF THE $3 BILLION NEEDED IN 2015.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. fell. 9 percent to $3.93 with 9,956,500 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. fell 1.6 percent to $16.45 with 12,457,700 shares traded.
Apple Inc. was unchanged at $101.63 with 58,525,300 shares traded. Avanir Pharmaceuticals rose 85.3 percent to $12.49 with 83,534,300 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 4 percent to $25.06 with 32,564,800 shares traded.
NEW YORK— Johnson Controls said Monday that it is reorganizing its building efficiency business to drive growth. Johnson Controls said it will separate the unit's North America business from its global products business. Shares of Johnson Controls Inc. slipped 55 cents to $46.03 in afternoon trading Monday.
"There is some nervousness out there so some money is coming out of the high flyers and some of it is people getting ready to raise some cash to put to work to Alibaba," said Ken Polcari, Director of the NYSE floor division at O'Neil Securities in New York.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,999 as of noon Eastern time Monday. Molson Coors jumped 8 percent amid reports of merger activity among brewing companies.
NEW YORK— The stock market is down slightly in early trading after its first weekly loss since early August. The Standard& Poor's 500 index eased two points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,983 shortly after U.S. markets opened Monday. The S&P 500 fell 1.1 percent last week, snapping five straight weeks of gains.
NEW YORK— Office Depot is leaving the New York Stock Exchange to list its stock on the Nasdaq. Office Depot's Chief Financial Officer Stephen Hare said Nasdaq is providing "cost effective access to a portfolio of tools and services to reach investors." Office Depot Inc., based in Boca Raton, Florida, has more than 2,000 stores around the world.
Brent crude oil fell to its lowest in more than two years, below $97 per barrel, weighed by a strong U.S. dollar and data showing China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August.
Sept 15- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp struck its biggest deal on Monday, acquiring healthcare IT services provider TriZetto Corp for $2.7 billion to beef up its slowing healthcare business. Shares of the company, which is buying TriZetto from London- based private equity firm Apax Partners LLP, rose nearly 3 percent in premarket trading.
NEW YORK— Investors played it safe on Monday ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. While large company stocks ended the day little changed, smaller, riskier stocks slumped. "Reading the tea leaves, it seems that investors are trying to position themselves for a more aggressive Fed," said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank.
NEW YORK— The stock market logged its first weekly loss since early August on Friday after a report showed that retail sales in August rose more than economists had forecast. That reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve could start hiking interest rates sooner than expected. Dividend-rich utility stocks and energy stocks led the losses.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Alliance Data Systems Corp., up $5.04 to $257.91. The manager of retailers' credit card and loyalty programs is buying digital marketer Conversant Inc. for about $2.3 billion.
NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. stocks fell on Friday as energy shares extended their recent slide, while rising bond yields drove down high-dividend paying shares. Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp retreated 1.3 percent on the day, while ConocoPhillips fell 1.2 percent.
NEW YORK— The Standard& Poor's 500 index is ending with its first weekly loss since early August. Dividend-rich utility stocks led the losses, and the index slipped 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,985 Friday. Its previous down week ended August 1, when the S&P 500 fell 2.75 percent.
NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, with major indexes on track to snap five-week winning streaks, as energy shares again led the market down. Exxon Mobil fell 1.2 percent to $95.85 while Chevron Corp was down 0.9 percent at $122.67.
NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. stocks were lower in afternoon trading on Friday, with energy shares extending recent losses after the Treasury department announced new sanctions against Russia. Exxon Mobil Corp was down 1.1 percent and ConocoPhillips was down 1.2 percent.