Dow Jones Industrial Average

Tech stocks lead Wall Street higher at open

(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes opened slightly higher on Monday, led by gains in technology stocks including Cisco and PayPal.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 17.09 points, or 0.07 percent, to 23,375.33. The S&P 500 gained 1.46 points, or 0.06 percent, to 2,580.31. The Nasdaq Composite added …

Markets

Will Boeing Split Its Stock in 2018?

Demand for commercial airliners has never been higher, and <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE: BA) has claimed its fair share of orders from airlines and other purchasers flush with cash from the industry's success. Just in 2017 alone, Boeing's share price has soared by 70%, and with a single share fetching more than …

Stocks

Wall Street Higher as Stocks Attempt Rebound From Two Weeks of Losses

Stocks rose on Monday, Nov. 20, as Wall Street was coming off two straight weeks of losses and digesting uncertainty surrounding the GOP's proposed …

Banking

Morning Movers: Tiptoeing Through the Trouble

Stocks were edging higher on Monday, after ending last week on a mixed note.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq were all up about …

Markets

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Face Another Down Day As Risk To Merkel Worries Investors

Euro tumbles vs. rivals after German coalition talks fall apart<p>U.S. stock futures on Monday signaled some losses at the start of trading, as political uncertainty in Germany dented investors' appetite for riskier assets such as equities.<p>Trading volumes are likely to gradually thin out this week, …

Markets

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Face Another Down Day As German Political Concerns Weigh

Euro tumbles vs. rivals after German coalition talks fall apart<p>U.S. stock futures on Monday signaled some losses at the start of trading, as political uncertainty in Germany dented investors' appetite for riskier assets such as equities.<p>Trading volumes are likely to gradually thin out this week, …

Markets

WSJ Wealth Adviser Briefing: Latest in Taxes, Bitcoin's Rebound, The Intelligent Investor

With the Senate stepping up to the plate in the tax overhaul effort sometime after Thanksgiving, Wealth Adviser HQ figured it would be a good moment to take a look at some highlights of WSJ coverage from the past week:<p>Below, some of the best analysis and insight from WSJ writers and columnists, and …

Business

TSX futures flat as oil slips

Futures for Canada's main stock index were little changed on Monday, as oil prices eased ahead of an OPEC meeting next week.<p>December futures on the …

Business (Canada)

Sensex loses sheen, IT, metal stocks weigh

The market got off to a muted start today on weakness in IT and metal stocks after participants took profit amid sluggish global pointers.<p>The …

Markets

General Electric to Lose 9 Board Members

General Electric announced as part of its investor update last week that it would shrink its board from its current 18 members to 12 by April of next …

John Brennan

What Happened in the Stock Market Today

On a day the indexes fell, shares of Foot Locker rose on earnings and Williams-Sonoma tumbled following weak guidance.<p>Advancing issues outnumbered …

Stocks

Sears Falls as Former Director Dumps Stake; AT&T Debt Concerns Bubble -- ICYMI

Stocks were mostly lower on Friday, Nov. 17, pulling back from a rally in retail and tech a day earlier that sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average up …

Tech Industry

Does It Get Any Weirder Than This? Dow Drops 100 Points, Nasdaq Gains Ahead of Short Thanksgiving Week

OK. it does. But still. The major market indexes finished the week mixed following a weird day that saw the <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> drop 100 …

Markets

US retailers buck a dour year with rebound

and in New York<p>Retail stocks rose on Friday, boosted by positive earnings announcements that stood in contrast with the dour sentiment that has …

Markets

Ask a Fool: Recessions, Corrections, and Crashes -- What's the Difference?

These terms are all negative, but mean somewhat different things.<p>Q: What's the difference between recessions, corrections, and stock market …

Investing

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Closes 0.96% Down on the Day for November 17

Shares of <b>Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)</b> ended the trading day Friday at $82.40, representing a move of -0.96%, or $0.8 per share, on volume of 21.87 …

Stocks

S&P, Dow post first back-to-back weekly drops since August

The S&P 500 and Dow notched back-to-back weekly declines for the first time in 3 months as investors digested a fresh batch of earnings and eyed …

Markets

The S&P 500 hasn't done this in 52-years

Even the world’s most cautious investors may have a hard time writing off the uptrend of U.S. stocks this year.<p>The S&P 500 (SPY), the broadest barometer of America’s largest companies, hasn’t seen a weekly decline of 2% in 60 weeks. If the trend continues through Friday, it will mark the longest …

Markets

GE's Board Purge Set to Claim Big-Name Directors in Overhaul

General Electric Co. is narrowing its focus around several key markets, cutting costs and slashing the dividend. With all that shrinking going on, …

John Brennan

U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.43%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Utilities, Technology and Industrials sectors led shares lower.<p>At …

Markets

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P, Dow open lower as health, tech stocks weigh

Nov 17 (Reuters) - The Dow and the S&P 500 opened lower on Friday, led by losses in healthcare and technology stocks.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average …

Markets

Tesla shares jump as Wall Street heaps praise on electric truck - MarketWatch

Tesla Inc. shares and bonds rose Friday, a day after the Silicon Valley car maker unveiled its promised electric commercial truck and surprised …

Markets

Wall Street used to be excited about tax cuts. Now it’s not so sure.

US stock investors are shrugging, even as the tax bill they have long desired appears closer than ever to passing.<p>The “Trump rally” — the soaring markets of the year since the 2016 election — was supposed to be largely about taxes. Wall Street believed Republican control of all three branches of …

Politics

SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF declares $0.5618/share monthly dividend

• SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average (SI:SPDR) ETF (NYSEARCA:DIA) declares $0.5618/share monthly dividend.<br>• 30-Day Sec yield of 2.10% (as of …

Stocks

US STOCKS-Wall St slips on doubts about tax plan's progress

* Abercrombie, GAP rise after results<p>* Twenty-First Century Fox jumps on signs of takeover interest<p>* Oil rises but on track for weekly losses<p>* …

Markets

Will 2018 Bring a Goldman Sachs Stock Split?

Some people love it, while others despise it. Yet <b>Goldman Sachs</b> (NYSE: GS) still commands a reputation as the quintessential Wall Street financial institution, and few financial stocks have matched its performance over the long run. 2017 hasn't been all that strong a year for Goldman, but things …

Stocks

Investing In 2018: Four Reasons To Be Cheerful

The good, the bad and the ugly: In 2017, global investors have pretty much seen it all. While there have been some regional volatilities, 2017 has been characterized by steady and rallying financial markets.<p>In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average has closed at a record high more than 70 times …

Economy

House Republicans Pass Tax Reform Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass their version of the tax reform bill by a 227 to 205 margin with two congresspeople abstaining from …

U.S. Congress

Nasdaq notches a new record close after House tax vote, earnings

A post-earnings bump for retail giant Wal-Mart and a first critical vote on tax reform have vaulted US equities solidly into the black on Thursday, …

Markets

Morning Movers: A Retail Wonderland!

Stocks were set for a mixed open after gaining on Thursday.<p><b>S&P 500</b> futures have fallen 0.2%, while <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> futures have slipped …

Markets