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U.S. stocks traded in a narrow range on Thursday as investors eyed slightly lower bond yields and mostly shook off the morning's mixed economic data.
WASHINGTON, May 19- The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed on Tuesday a two-month extension of federal spending authority on transportation projects, delaying decisions over longer-term funding until the Highway Trust Fund is depleted in July. Because it relies on the remaining money in the Highway Trust Fund, the House measure requires no...
The New York Times reports in its Equilar ranking that executive pay is at its highest since it started keeping track in 2006, NYT reports.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed in choppy trade on Friday, as disappointing data weighed on investor sentiment amid dollar declines and lower bond yields
WASHINGTON, May 15- U.S. industrial production unexpectedly fell for a fifth straight month in April due in part to a further decline in oil and gas drilling, suggesting that the economy is growing at only a modest pace in the second quarter. The economy's struggle to pick up steam after a dismal first quarter was underscored by other data on Friday showing a drop in...
*New York state manufacturing rebounds. The economy's struggle to pick up steam after a dismal first quarter was underscored by other data on Friday showing a sharp drop in consumer confidence in early May and only a mild rebound in factory activity in New York state. These are not the numbers that would inspire confidence in the Fed to tighten policy, "said Millan...
It's been a tough year for mining stocks, but here's why the bottom could finally be in.
WASHINGTON, May 12- The Pacific trade agreement faces its first test in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday in a knife-edge vote that may hold the key to President Barack Obama's diplomatic pivot to Asia. The Senate vote is one of a likely series of congressional hurdles to be overcome that will hinge on the support of a handful of Democrats. The White House has launched a...
Baird says it's time to buy Caterpillar and Joy Global. Is that really wise? Erin Gibbs of S&P Capital IQ and Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com discuss with Brian Sullivan.
U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday as investors eyed gains in bond yields and awaited the week's data releases.
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U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday as investors awaited the key April jobs report and eyed easing in oil prices and bond yields.
WASHINGTON, May 1- U.S. factory activity failed to gain steam in April after slowing for five straight months, but stronger-than-expected vehicle sales suggested the economy was finding some momentum after almost stalling in the first quarter. "The reacceleration in growth will not come fast enough for many, especially those looking for a liftoff by the Fed to...
U.S. stocks traded lower as investors weighed a weaker-than-expected GDP report and earnings reports ahead of the Fed statement release.
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U.S. stocks closed near highs, with the Nasdaq at a record, as investors cheered corporate reports.
*Nasdaq breaches closing record last hit in March 2000. The index's last record close of 5,048.62 was hit on March 10, 2000. Shares of Gilead were up 1 percent at $105.23, while Facebook, which late Wednesday posted quarterly revenue that missed analysts estimates, was down 0.8 percent at $83.99.
*Nasdaq breaches closing record last hit in March 2000. Shares of Gilead were up 1 percent at $105.23, while Facebook, which late Wednesday posted quarterly revenue that missed analysts estimates, was down 0.8 percent at $83.99. Shares of Apple, the most valuable company in the United States, were up 0.9 percent at $129.72, while Google was up 1.5 percent at $547.17.