NEW YORK, Sept 19- Stock markets around the world rose on Friday after Scotland voted to remain in the United Kingdom and removed an element of uncertainty for equity markets, which were on track for a week of strong gains. Investors were also eagerly awaiting the initial public offering of Alibaba Group, slated to debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.» Read More
NEW YORK— The stock market is closing broadly higher as investors await the results of a key meeting by the Federal Reserve. All 10 industry groups in the Standard& Poor's 500 index rose Tuesday, led by health care, utilities and energy companies.
NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday with the Dow Industrials hitting a record intraday high as markets reacted to wavering expectations over the language the Federal Reserve will use Wednesday to describe its next policy move.
Apple Inc. fell 1.4 percent to $100.20 with 42,467,400 shares traded. Avanir Pharmaceuticals fell 5.5 percent to $11.80 with 14,486,700 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 1.1 percent to $25.34 with 18,551,300 shares traded.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. fell 2.6 percent to $3.81 with 39,836,800 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. fell 1.4 percent to $16.16 with 43,338,100 shares traded.
*U.S. stocks near record levels, Europe lower. *Crude oil rises on possible OPEC supply cut. "The rumor is won't change the' considerable time' language," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial in Newark, New Jersey, referring to the Fed's previously stated timeline of when it will raise rates.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are turning higher at midday with energy companies leading the gains. The Standard& Poor's 500 index rose 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,995 at 12:03 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 83 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,116. The Nasdaq rose 15 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,534..
Key points will likely suggest the Fed stays on hold until the middle of next year and that is already baked in, "said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital in New York.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are falling in early trading ahead of an important Federal Reserve meeting. The Standard& Poor's 500 index fell four points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,979 shortly after markets opened Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,990. The Nasdaq fell 13 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,505..
NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Tuesday with traders positioning for a Federal Reserve meeting expected to provide clues on the short term direction of U.S. interest rates.
NEW YORK— The stock market rose Tuesday as investors waited to find out when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates. "The economy continues to improve in the U.S., and there's still an accommodative Fed," said Brad Sorensen, director of market and sector research at the Schwab Center for Financial Research.
NEW YORK— Stocks closed mostly lower as investors waited for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday. The news on the economy was mixed. A separate survey showed that manufacturing in New York state jumped.
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.