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Stock index futures pointed to a lower open Thursday after an expected jump in weekly jobless claims.
Stocks fell Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq and financials as the Dow broke a five-day winning streak. Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.
Stocks were lower ahead of the close Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq as the Dow appeared ready to break a five-day winning streak. Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.
New York City’s quasi-military $1.2 billion Department of Sanitation is the largest such municipal operation in the world.
Stocks added to losses on Wednesday, as stumbling technology stocks offset gains in energy and materials. Alcoa rose and Microsoft fell.
U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a lower open for the marekts as investors continue to digest the Federal Reserve's statment Tuesday that it is willing to provide support to the economy.
Each year, Oracle’s presence looms over this city for a week, during the company’s Open World customer conference. About 41,000 people arrived this week to discuss business software in fine detail and talk over beers, reports the New York Times.
Stocks gave back most of its afternoon gains Tuesday as investors digested news that the Federal Reserve would be willing to provide "additional accommodation" to the U.S. economy. Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks were mixed Tuesday as investors digested news that the Federal Reserve would be willing to provide "additional accommodation" to the U.S. economy. Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks fell modestly Tuesday after reaching four-month highs on Monday as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting where future quantitative easing strategies may be discussed. Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stock futures rose Tuesday after a report that housing starts reached their highest level in four months, and as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting that may discuss the need for further easing.
Stocks extended a September rally by breaking through a long-held trading range to hit four-month highs a day before the Federal Open Market Committee meets. AmEx rose while Cisco fell.
Stocks continued to add to gains Monday in a broad-based rally that pushed stocks to new levels, although trading volume remained thin. AmEx rose while Cisco fell.
Stocks gained Monday as the S&P 500 broke through the top-end of a trading range ahead of a town hall session with President Barack Obama centered on the U.S. economy. American Express rose and Cisco fell.
U.S. stock index futures gained ahead of the open Monday as investors looked to comments President Barak Obama on the economy and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting Tuesday.
Strong investor demand for junk bonds has pushed the average price on such corporate debt to its highest level since June 2007, when companies could borrow with ease at the height of the credit boom, the Financial Times reports.
Stocks ended higher Friday, continuing a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week. Caterpill and United Technologies rose, HP and JP Morgan fell.
Stocks edged higher before the close Friday, putting the market on pace to continue a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week. Dupont and Caterpillar rose, JP Morgan and HP fell.
Stocks are slightly higher after a burst at the open following news that a measure of consumer sentiment unexpectedly hit the lowest level in more than a year. Dupont and Disney rose, HP fell.