The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 70 points Monday, while the S&P 500 index hit a new intraday high, as shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rallied more than 2 percent ahead of the iPhone maker's quarterly results released after the closing bell.
Stocks closed higher on Wednesday as investors pored over the latest batch of company earnings. All 10 industry sectors of the Standard and Poor's 500 index rose, led by technology companies. Visa jumped 4 percent after China announced it would open ...
At first sight, it looked like an April Fools' story. The US Department of Justice is seeking to extradite a day-trader from Hounslow to stand trial on charges that he brought the US stock market briefly to its knees on 6 May 2010.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) gained 27 points Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting revealed the central bank may delay lifting interest rates until after June.