Stock Markets

Markets Right Now: Major US indexes close at record highs

Jul 3, 2019

Major U.S. indexes are closing at record highs on a holiday-shortened trading day.

Global shares rise on hopes for US-China trade negotiations

Jul 1, 2019

Global shares are higher on revived hopes for progress in trade negotiations between the U.S. and China after President Donald Trump met with China's Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 Summit in Japan

Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks

Jun 28, 2019

Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of them permission to raise dividends and buy back more stock.

Up, down, back again: Funds deliver returns, vertigo

Jun 27, 2019

If you're brave or lazy enough to be a totally hands-off investor, congratulations, you've got a nice surprise coming

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Jun 24, 2019

Health care companies helped pull the broader market slightly lower Monday in a day of listless trading as investors focused on upcoming trade talks between the U.S. and China

Q&A: How can stocks cheer while bonds can't find a friend?

Jun 20, 2019

Just as the S&P 500 was setting its record high on Thursday, bond yields were tumbling to their lowest levels in years

Markets Right Now: Stocks gain, approaching another record

Jun 20, 2019

An early surge on the stock market put the S&P 500 index within range of another record high.

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed rate cut talk

Jun 20, 2019

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed talk of possible rate cuts

Markets Right Now: Stocks mixed as investors wait for Fed

Jun 19, 2019

Investors are in wait-and-see mode Wednesday, hours ahead of a widely anticipated Federal Reserve decision on interest rates.

Global shares mixed ahead of Fed rate decision

Jun 19, 2019

Global shares are mixed on optimism about trade after Trump said he will be talking with Chinese leader later this month