U.S. Stock Market, Sept. 19, 2014: The stock market today (Friday) saw mixed trading. The Dow Jones closed at another record high with just a small gain, and the Nasdaq and S&P 500 ended the day down.
The day was dominated by Alibaba (NYSE: BABA), which finally went public after months of hype. The stock opened at $92 and ended its first day of trading at $93.89.
Here are more top stories from today...
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Stock Market Today Moving on BABA and AAPL Updates
Stock market today, Sept. 15, 2014: All three major U.S. stock markets were down Friday, while the S&P Volatility Index (VIX) soared more than 10% intraday. Economic concerns tied to the new round of sanctions against Russian oil and gas companies weighed heavily on oil stocks.
This week, investors will turn their attentions to the Fed Open Market Committee, which kicks off a meeting on Tuesday.Here's what else you should know to make your Monday profitable...
TSLA, DRI, ULTA and GM Lead Stock Market News Today
Stock market news today, September 12, 2014: A light economic schedule that includes an update on U.S. retail prices is in store today (Friday). In Europe, gold prices were down a little more than $1 per ounce, while Brent crude prices were up more than $1 a barrel. Investors grow more cautious ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting next week - many have suggested the central bank will take a more hawkish approach toward interest rates at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Despite the concern, the U.S. dollar is at a six-year high against the Yen.Here’s a list of the top stories in Friday’s stock market news…
BBRY, LULU, and GOGO Among Biggest Gainers in the Stock Market Today
U.S. markets were mixed Thursday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 eking out modest gains and the Dow Jones shedding 19 points on news that the EU has issued new sanctions against Russian energy companies.
Investors also grew more cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting next week, with many suggesting the central bank will take a more hawkish approach toward interest rates.Here are the top stories from the stock market today…
Stock Market Futures Down on Underwhelming AAPL Presentation and Interest Rate Fears
Stock market today, Sept. 10, 2014: Stock market futures were down this morning after markets took a nosedive in the final hour of trading yesterday (Tuesday). The slide followed a broad selloff of tech giant Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and investors heightened cautions over a possible interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve sooner rather than later.Here’s what you should know to make your Wednesday profitable:
AAPL, HD in Focus as S&P 500 Gets Slammed Today
U.S. markets took a nosedive in the final hour of trading this afternoon (Tuesday) after a broad selloff of tech giant Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL).
All 10 sectors in the S&P 500 were in the red this afternoon, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average continued to be weighed by companies like The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD), which was down another 2% on the day.Here are the top stories from the stock market today…
Stock Market Today Moving on AAPL, FB, and TWTR News
Stock market today, Sept. 9, 2014: The U.S. stock markets were mixed Monday afternoon following a slide in energy prices. Brent crude prices slipped below $100 per barrel in London for the first time in more than a year.Here’s what you should know to make your Tuesday profitable, including news stories from AAPL, FB, and TWTR…
Gold prices also slipped another 1% to hit a three-month low as the dollar continued its surge.
Alibaba IPO Price Update Is Biggest Story in the Stock Market Today
Stock market today, Sept. 8, 2014: U.S. stock markets rallied Friday to end the week on a high note, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both logging their fifth consecutive weekly gains.
Although a lackluster jobs report indicates that hiring slowed in August, with the economy adding a meager 142,000 jobs, investors saw a silver lining in the eight-month hiring low: The structural weakness in the jobs sector likely means the U.S. Federal Reserve will hold off on raising interest rates in the near term.Here’s what else you should know to make your Monday profitable…
Stock Market Today Rises with S&P 500 Hitting Record High, Dow Gains 67 Points
U.S. stock markets rallied Friday to end the week on a high note, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones both logging their fifth consecutive weekly gains.
Although a lackluster jobs report indicates that hiring slowed in August, the structural weakness in the jobs sector likely means the U.S. Federal Reserve will hold off on raising interest rates.Here are the top stories from the stock market today…
Stock Market Closes Down Today as AAPL Continues Slide, Energy Sector Hit by BP Ruling
U.S. stock markets slipped this afternoon, erasing this morning's gains after new concerns about the U.S. labor force emerged just two days before the release of the August unemployment level. In addition, a major court ruling hammered the U.S. energy sector.Here's the scorecard from today's stock market close, and here are the top stories from the stock market today...
TSLA, ECB Dominate Stock Market News Today
Stock market news today, September 4, 2014: U.S. stock futures were up this morning (Thursday) following a mixed trading session in the stock market Wednesday. Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) - which accounts for nearly 9% of the Nasdaq - slumped 4.22% yesterday after a possible breach of its iCloud. As a result, the Nasdaq slipped 0.56% (25.62 points).Here’s a list of the top stock market news for Thursday…
Cybersecurity Issues for AAPL and HD Headline Stock Market News Today
Stock Market News Today, September 3, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 30 points Tuesday after a rash of geopolitical concerns hit markets, and crude oil prices slipped to a 15-month low. Rising concerns in Pakistan, Iraq, and Ukraine outweighed positive news on the U.S. economy.Here’s what you should know to make your Wednesday profitable:
This morning, U.S. futures and European stocks were on the rise as hopes for a ceasefire in Ukraine emerged. The European Union (EU) is hoping to avoid issuing further sanctions on Russia following the invasion of eastern Ukraine.
Stock Market Today Readies Itself for Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) IPO
Stock market today, September 2, 2014: U.S. markets closed on Friday in the black. The S&P 500 sustained its gains last week, finishing the day above the vaunted 2,000 level. With U.S. markets closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day, investors will look forward to a heavy week of economic data, including the all-important August jobs report.Here’s what you should know to make your Tuesday profitable:
Is the Stock Market Closed on Labor Day?
For those investors out there wondering, "Is the stock market closed on Labor Day," here's the answer.We also explain what Labor Day is, how it came about, and its effect on the New York Stock Exchange…
U.S. Stock Markets On Track for 3% – 4% August Gain
Stock market news today, August 29, 2014: U.S. stock markets today (Friday) are on track to post their fourth consecutive week of gains, and 3% to 4% gains in August. The S&P 500 has hit several record highs over the course of the month. After major indices closed down on Thursday, U.S. stock futures this morning are edging higher.Here are the top stories in stock market news today…
Stock Market Today Will Move on GDP Numbers and Eurozone QE Talk
Stock market today, August 28, 2014: This morning, the U.S. Commerce Department revised second-quarter GDP upward to 4.2% growth, while jobless claims slipped to 298,000 for last week.Here’s what you should know to make your Wednesday profitable…
Last week, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi affirmed his commitments to Eurozone QE. Despite the optimism, many analysts remain divided on whether the ECB will act as soon as next week or wait until some point in the fall.