Stocks added to modest gains amid light volume and weak economic news as the quarter end neared. Home Depot rose, while HP fell.
Stocks turned negative in the final hour of trading to close lower Monday amid light volume, as techs and worries over geopolitical turmoil weighed.
Stocks turned lower ahead of the close Monday as techs and industrials weighed in addition to worries over geopolitical turmoil.
Stocks rose modestly Monday, led by a handful of positive economic news, but tech stocks and geopolitical developments limited gains.
Stocks snapped a two-week losing streak to post gains after several days of quiet trading in which stocks steadily rose higher despite despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, a continuing nuclear disaster in Japan and mixed economic news in the U.S. IBM and Chevron gained, while HP fell.
Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading another session of quiet trading despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, and mixed economic news in the U.S. Chevron and IBM gained, while HP fell.
Stocks closed higher Thursday as investors appeared to shrug off persistent global concerns and focus on strong earnings and growth prospects in the U.S. HP and Home Depot led Dow gainers, while BofA fell.
Stocks held strong gains in the final hours of trading Thursday as investors appeared to shrug off persistent global concerns and focus on growth prospects in the U.S. economy. HP and Home Depot rose, while Bank of America fell.
Stocks continued to climb Thursday, boosted by gains in tech, as investors appeared to shrug off worries that Portugal may need a bailout.
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Stocks closed slightly lower after struggling in a narrow range Wednesday as oil prices ended mixed on the second anniversary since the S&P 500 hit its low point of the financial crisis. Caterpillar fell, while IBM rose.
Stocks turned lower in the final minutes of trading after struggling in a narrow range Wednesday as oil prices ended mixed on the second anniversary since the S&P 500 hit its low point of the financial crisis. Caterpillar fell, while IBM rose.
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Apple's first foray into selling its iPhone in China at the end of 2009 failed to hit analyst expectations. Months after the official launch of the iPhone 3GS model, sales were nowhere near on track to hit the 5 million Apple’s partner, China Unicom, had announced as its goal. Many argued that high prices and regulations limiting Wi-Fi chips in smartphones were to blame.
There's something new on the menu at McDonald's in Hong Kong: weddings. Since January, the fast food chain has been offering wedding packages to customers at three Hong Kong locations, and according to a report in Time magazine, the demand has been brisk.
The Federal Reserve is scheduled to write rules for debit card fees in April, and lobbyists for merchants and the banking industry are determined to sway the outcome, the New York Times reports.