Stocks rose on Friday, after the S&P 500's best two-day streak in years.» Read More
The declines were sparked by a cut in the global growth forecast by the International Monetary Fund and disappointing economic data in Europe. Earnings season will pick up this week, with results expected from Dow components Intel, Johnson& Johnson, UnitedHealth, American Express and General Electric, as well as financials Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Bank of...
NEW YORK, Oct 13- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday after the S&P 500 suffered its worst weekly drop since May 2012 and the Dow moved into negative territory for the year on global growth concerns. The declines were sparked by a cut in the global growth forecast by the International Monetary Fund and disappointing economic data in Europe.
*NetScout to buy Danaher's communications business. *Earnings season will pick up steam this week, with results expected from Dow components including Intel, Johnson& Johnson, UnitedHealth, American Express and General Electric as well as financials Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Bank of America and Wells Fargo. *Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd has approached CSX...
Stocks fell Friday as computer-chip makers dropped on Microchip Technology's reduced forecast.
U.S. stocks ended about 2 percent higher on Wednesday as markets extended gains on the FOMC minutes and recovered from Tuesday's selloff.
Sept 30- UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Tuesday it agreed to buy MedSynergies, which manages physician practices, adding about 9,300 doctors to the hospital and health system services that its Optum technology-based business currently serves.
Stocks were mildly lower on Thursday, a day after the S&P 500 jumped the most in more than a month.
UnitedHealth Group has put in a bid for Portugal's Espirito Santo Saude, the hospital business of the indebted Espirito Santo family, Portugal's CMVM market regulator said on Thursday.
Stocks declined Tuesday amid increased conflict in the Middle East and as the U.S. moved to curb inversion deals.
Stocks rose Tuesday as investors mulled the timing of rate hikes by the Federal Reserve.
U.S. stocks closed down on Friday, breaking five weeks of consecutive gains as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's announcement next Wednesday.
Stocks erased record-setting gains Thursday, as cheer over the European Central Bank's unexpected rate cut faded.
NEW YORK, Sept 3- Some of the best-known technology investors are looking beyond their tried-and-true Internet plays to bet on healthcare data as the next growth market.
Stocks rose Friday, with Wall Street headed to a fourth week of gains ahead of the long holiday weekend.
Stocks were little moved Wednesday as Wall Street caught its breath, a day after the S&P 500's first close above 2,000.
WASHINGTON, Aug 26- Three firms involved in the troubled Obamacare website HealthCare.gov have seen their contract values exceed initial estimates by more than a quarter-billion dollars, including the lead IT contractor at the time of the site's botched rollout, government data shows.
Stocks rose on Tuesday after a report had orders for durable goods jumping far more than expected in July.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Stocks rose Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.
U.S. stocks closed higher for the third time in four days as a rally in tech, airlines and biotech firms helped lead gains.