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Today’s Financial News: Gas Prices to Go Up, Twitter to Go Down
Today's financial news, May 2, 2014: This morning (Friday), the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the official U.S. unemployment rate fell from 6.7% to 6.3%, the largest single monthly drop since September of 2008.
U.S. markets were mixed on Thursday after a string of positive economic data improved the nation's outlook, despite higher weekly jobless claims.Here’s what you need to know to make your Friday profitable.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Slips on Higher Jobless Claims, Ukraine Concerns
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 21.97 points to finish at 16,558.87 on Thursday on news that jobless claims were higher than expected and the International Monetary Fund committed $17 billion to stabilize the Ukrainian economy.
The S&P 500 was down 0.27 points to finish at 1,883.68, while the Nasdaq was up 12.90 points, closing at 4,127.45.Here’s your recap of today’s major market events.
Wall Street News: Taxpayers Take $11.2 Billion Hit, and Sprint’s Big Buy
Wall Street news today, May 1, 2014: The markets closed on Wednesday in the black after the Federal Reserve committed to cutting another $10 billion from its bond-purchasing program.
This morning, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen will speak to kick off a heavy economic calendar.Here’s what you need to know to make your Thursday profitable.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Hits Record High; Here Are the Top Stories
The Dow Jones Industrial Average today hit a record high for the first time in 2014.
The index closed at 16,580.84 (0.3% higher than the previous close).Here's your recap of today's major market events.
Twitter, Exxon, and GE Are Today's Premarket Movers
Premarket Movers today, April 30, 2014: U.S. stock futures are in the red this morning as the market awaits an update from the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) two-day meeting.Here's what else is making headlines in the stock market today.
Dow Jones Today: Markets Rise on Easing Geopolitical Tensions
Dow Jones Today: Markets roared again on Tuesday on easing geopolitical tensions in Eastern Europe and stronger earnings results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 86.63 points to 16,535.37. The S&P 500 was up 8.9 points to finish at 1,878.33, and the Nasdaq rose 29.14 points to finish at 4,103.54.Here's your recap of today's major market events...
Stock Market Today: FOMC Meeting in Focus
Stock market news today, April 29, 2014: Tuesday sets up to be an interesting day for the markets as the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kicks off its two-day meeting. The markets were mixed yesterday, while shares of tech-giant Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) struck a 52-week high.Here's what you need to know to make your Tuesday profitable.
Dow Jones Today Gained with BAC, NEM, and AZN in Focus
The Dow Jones today was topsy-turvy, surging in early morning trading on increased M&A activity, only to turn down sharply after lunchtime. It finished up 0.53% to 16,447 points. The Nasdaq ended flat, down 0.03% to 14,074 points and the S&P 500 was up 0.32% to 1,869 points.Here's your recap of today's major market events...
Increased M&A Activity Leads Today's Stock Market News
Stock market news today, April 28, 2014: U.S. stock futures are in the black this morning on anticipation of increased mergers-and-acquisitions activity.Here's what you need to know to make today profitable.
Dow Jones Today: Markets Slammed on Amazon, Ford’s Friday Slump
Dow Jones Today: A sharp Friday selloff turned markets negative for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 139.87 points to finish the week at 16,361.78. The Nasdaq dropped 72.78 points to finish at 4,075.56 and the S&P 500 was down 15.20 points to close at 1,863.41.
Consumer discretionary stocks like Amazon.com Inc. and Ford Motor Co. were off big in afternoon trading. Ford announced quarterly profits fell by 39% due to an increased allocation of money to fix defects and currency devaluations in South America.
In addition, uncertainty over Russia’s decision on how to handle Ukraine is wearing on investors.Here’s your recap of today’s major market events...
Stock Market Today: Historic Merger Mania, Buffett on the Bubble, and More
It could be a tough day for markets. Violence in Ukraine has escalated, triggering concerns that Russia may invade the nation in the coming days. Following the killing of pro-Moscow rebels by Ukrainian soldiers, Russia has begun war games along the border.Aside from the conflict in Ukraine, here are the five stories you need to know in the stock market today, including AMZN earnings, $1 trillion in merger mania, Warren Buffett on the "bubble," and more...
Dow Jones Today: Alibaba IPO Has Wall Street in a Frenzy
The Nasdaq rose this afternoon on Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) strong quarterly earnings. Though the three major U.S. stock indexes opened higher, the markets slid from their intraday highs.
Most of the volatility stems from concerns over Russian military drills starting on the Ukrainian border.Here's your recap of today's major market events...
Top Stock Market News Today: Apple Splits, E-Cig Regulations, and a $13 Billion GE Deal
U.S. stocks slipped yesterday on lukewarm Chinese data and a 14.5% month-over-month slump in U.S. new-home sales. But after-hours trading was dominated by positive results in the tech sector, potentially setting up a big day for the markets.Here is the top stock market news you need to know to make your Thursday profitable.
Dow Jones Today: Markets Snap Out of Winning Streak
U.S. stocks slid on the Dow Jones today (Wednesday). The index lost 0.08% to close at 16,501.65. The Standard and Poor's 500 Index and the Nasdaq Composite were both unable to deliver a seventh consecutive winning session. The S&P dropped 0.22% to close at 1,875.39, while the Nasdaq fell 0.83% to finish at 4,126.97.
Despite the downturn, it was an extremely busy day on Wall Street and in the financial world, especially for tech giant Amazon and coffee king Starbucks.Here's a recap of major events affecting U.S. markets today...
Five Stories to Watch Before the Stock Market Opens Today
U.S. stocks jumped yesterday on strong earnings reports and a deal frenzy across the healthcare sector. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were in the black for the sixth consecutive trading session.
They'll go for seven on yet another big day of earnings reports.Here are the five stories you need to know to make your Wednesday profitable.