Dow Jones

Want to protect your stock-market gains?Consider these options - MarketWatch

If you are one of those investors worried about this high-flying stock market and are looking to protect some of your gains, you have several ways to …

Finance

Cramer teaches investors how to use charts to detect a phony rally on Wall Street

CNBC's Jim Cramer may not be a chartist, but he understands why charts are so important for predicting the market's major moves.<p>"You must consider …

Jim Cramer

How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday

U.S. stocks mostly slipped away from their record highs Wednesday as the two former halves of Hewlett-Packard both tumbled, while falling interest …

Business

Some Stocks Are Hot, These Are Not

The major U.S. averages gave back the gains they made earlier in the session, turning negative in the afternoon session.<p>As investors left equities, …

Stocks

Is That All?!?! Dow Drops 56 Points as Thanksgiving Rally Fades

It's Thanksgiving tomorrow, which means the stock market is supposed to be rallying. But after a sizable gain yesterday, the major indexes seem to be …

Markets

After closing at record highs, U.S. stock market quiet before Thanksgiving

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, U.S. stocks are little changed Wednesday morning after they finished at all-time highs the day before. The price of oil is rising on reports OPEC might extend its cuts in production, and energy companies are also up. Technology companies are taking small …

Business

Deere & Co hits record high on sales forecast

Deere & Co shares hit a record high on Wednesday after the US tractor maker forecast strong sales and earnings for the coming fiscal year as it …

Markets

Stock Futures Point Wall Street to Further Records, Oil Prices Near 2-Year High

In what is expected to be a thinly traded pre-Thanksgiving session, stock futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street on Wednesday, …

Business

U.S. durable goods orders fall 1.2% in October in what’s likely a temporary setback - MarketWatch

<b>The numbers:</b> Durable-goods orders fell 1.2% in October, well below the MarketWatch forecast of a 0.7% gain. Excluding transportation orders increased …

Economy

WSJ City PM: UK Cuts Growth Forecasts, Hammond Offers Budget Sweeteners, Chinese Investors Circle City Trophies

Good afternoon from the WSJ City desks in London. WSJ City is the app that delivers fast, smart news on mobile for London. Download for iPhone or Android. Here's essential reading on today's developments.<p>MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY<p>The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond presented a …

Business

Nasdaq edges to record as Fed minutes signal higher rates

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks treaded water on Wednesday (Nov 22), with the Nasdaq edging to a fresh record, as Federal Reserve meeting minutes showed …

Markets

Asian stocks advance after Wall Street gains

BEIJING – Asian stocks rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit new highs ahead of the two-day U.S. break for the Thanksgiving holiday.<p>KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.2 percent to 3,416.94 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 22,523.15. Hong Kong's Hang Seng advanced 0.4 …

Markets

Morning Movers: Thankful for More Gains; Thankful for Deere & GameStop

Stocks look poised to add to Tuesday's gains today, the last day of trading before the Thanksgiving holiday and Friday's shortened session.<p><b>S&P 500</b> …

Markets

TSX slightly ahead in midafternoon trading; dollar up

The Toronto stock market’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 4.88 points to 16,081.53 in midafternoon trading Wednesday.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average …

Canadian News

Gold, Treasury prices add slightly to gains after Fed minutes

Gold and Treasury prices slightly extended their gains on Wednesday following the release of the minutes to the Federal Reserve’s last meeting.<p>Gold, …

Economy

TSX futures gain as oil rises; Fed minutes in focus

Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday as oil prices surged after faults on a major pipeline dented Canadian …

Business (Canada)

European Stocks Set For Gains, Wall Street Futures Point to New Record Highs

European stocks are set to open high Wednesday, following another record-setting session on Wall Street that looks set to continue into the final …

Business

Time Highs

Shutterstock photo<p>The Nasdaq Composite Index, home to some of the world's largest technology companies, soared to an all-time high of 6,862.66 …

Markets

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Closes 1.44% Up on the Day for November 21

Shares of <b>Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)</b> ended the trading day Tuesday at $83.72, representing a move of 1.44%, or $1.19 per share, on volume of 21.14 …

Stocks

U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.27%

Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Telecoms, Oil & Gas and Consumer Services sectors propelled …

Markets

Stocks regain record territory as techs surge

The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrials, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 all rallied to new record highs, sparked by a big day in the tech sector.<p>Trading volume …

Business

Dow Jones Falls as Financials Weigh; Tech Rally Boosts Nasdaq to Record Close

Investing.com – US stocks closed mixed on Wednesday after a rally in tech was offset by a slump in financials as the Federal Reserve expressed …

Markets

Why Wall Street’s record run may soon come to an end

Mr. Bull Market keeps charging ahead. But is its run about to end?<p>The stock market has been in a bubble for years. I’m not the only one saying that — …

Markets

News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

Fed on Track for December Rate Rise, but Inflation Worries Persist<p>Federal Reserve officials said at their latest meeting they likely would raise rates "in the near term" as the economy strengthens, although several said their support for the move would hinge on inflation picking up, according to …

Economy

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Is a Joke of an Index, and Here's the Data to Prove It

The Dow has so many flaws, it's practically unusable as a tracking index.<p>For 121 years, the <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> (DJINDICES:^DJI) has arguably …

Stocks

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends little changed ahead of holiday break

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed little changed on Wednesday with telecom services shares among the biggest gainers, while the energy …

Markets

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks scale fresh record high, crude oil gains

* MSCI's all-country world index hits new record high<p>* Oil prices at 2-1/2-year highs on supply fear<p>* Dollar falls on weak U.S. data and inflation …

Markets

US STOCKS-Crude price jump helps Wall Street offset tech losses

* Tech stock drop after two days of gains<p>* Fed minutes from Oct meeting expected at 2:00 pm ET<p>* U.S. crude at over 2-year highs, boosting energy …

Markets

Wall Street rises, with tech in the lead again | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks jumped and indexes hit record highs on Tuesday, led by gains in this year’s top-performing technology sector. …

Markets

Like a Broken Record: Dow Gains 160 Points, S&P 500 Touches 2,600 Because…Thanksgiving!

Stocks gained for a second day in a row, but unlike yesterday, today they posted some real gains.<p>The <b>S&P 500</b> climbed 0.7% to 2599.03, while the <b>Dow</b> …

Markets