• S&P 500 climbs to over five-month high on strong earnings

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 rose to its highest in more than five months and the Dow climbed for a fifth session on Wednesday as solid earnings boosted financial and industrial stocks and reinforced expectations for a strong second-quarter reporting season.
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  • World stocks climb to month peak, U.S. dollar hits three-week high

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Stocks on major world markets climbed to a one-month high on Wednesday after a raft of strong corporate earnings, while the U.S. dollar hit a three-week high against major currencies.
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  • How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    Big gains for banks and for transportation companies like airlines and railroads took U.S. stock indexes slightly higher Wednesday. Other parts of the market didn't move much.
    On Wednesday:
    The S&P 500 index picked up 6.07 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,815.62.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 79.40 points, or 0.3 percent, to 25,199.29.
    The Nasdaq composite slipped 0.67 points to 7,854.44.
    The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks edged up 4.61 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,691.87.
    For the week:
    The S&P 500 is up 14.31 points, or 0.5 percent.
    The Dow is up 179.88 points, or 0.7...
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  • Stocks hit a 5-month high as earnings season rolls on

    Stocks hit a 5-month high as earnings season rolls on

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Stocks rose Wednesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a five-month peak, as strong earnings reports propelled financials and industrials higher. The dollar and Treasury yields climbed.
    Here's the scoreboard:
    Dow Jones industrial average : 25,197.32 +77.43
    S&P 500 : 2,816.03 +6.48
    The US housing market tumbled in June. Housing starts fell to a nine-month low last month, the Commerce Department said, down more than 12% from May. Construction permits also saw a third month of decline. Analysts say rising supply costs and mortgage rates could be pressuring an existing housing shortage.
    President...
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  • S&P 500 climbs to five-month high as financials and industrials rise

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 hit a five-month high and the Dow rose for a fifth consecutive session on Wednesday as solid earnings boosted financial and industrial stocks and reinforced expectations for a strong second-quarter reporting season.
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  • S&P 500 hits over five-month high on solid earnings

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 hit a five-month high on Wednesday as solid earnings boosted financial and industrial stocks and reinforced expectations for a strong second-quarter reporting season.
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  • World stocks hit month peak; dollar firms to three-week high

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    A gauge of global stocks hit a one-month high on Wednesday as Wall Street and European markets churned higher after a raft of strong corporate earnings, while the U.S. dollar hit a three-week high against a basket of major currencies.
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  • Financial, industrial stocks lift S&P 500 above five-month high

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The benchmark S&P 500 breached five-month high on Wednesday, boosted by gains in financial and industrial stocks as marquee companies posted strong results and bolstered expectations of a solid second quarter.
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