NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 dropping for a fifth straight session after a round of mixed economic data left traders guessing as to when the Federal Reserve would begin to slow its stimulus program.
NEW YORK -- Wall Street investors pushed the major stock indexes higher then finally, mostly lower Wednesday after strong readings on job creation and new home sales heightened fears that the Federal Reserve could dial back its stimulus earlier than ...
Shares of Facebook (FB) traded slightly lower Thursday morning amid disappointment that the world's largest social network was not added to the S&P 500. Analysts had suggested Mark Zuckerberg's company would be a prime candidate to join the ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks soared on Friday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 ending a five-day losing streak after a robust jobs report gave traders confidence that the economic recovery was gaining strength.
The S&P 500 (SNC:SPX) and other major indexes made new highs on the Friday after Thanksgiving. In that holiday-shortened trading session, it seemed that the bulls were just going to run away with things.
NEW YORK -- Stocks closed lower Tuesday with the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 both dropping below recently achieved milestones and suffering their first three-session losing streaks since late September.
This very well could go down as one of the most hated rallies of all time despite the fact that the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC ) has risen nearly 170% from its March 2009 lows and is up about 25% year to date.