Posts Tagged ‘Stocks’

US stocks wobble as oil prices tumble; Starwood surges

US stocks wobble as oil prices tumble; Starwood surges

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, the statue of George Washington on the steps of Federal Hall faces the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. European and Asian stocks extended gains Monday, March 14, 2016, on expectations that central bankers meeting this week will keep intact policies supporting equity markets...

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Stocks around the world fall as investors fear slide in oil

Stocks around the world fall as investors fear slide in oil

Trader Thomas Kay, center, works with colleagues at their booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. Stocks are sharply lower in midday trading, led by more declines in energy and materials stocks as prices for oil and other commodities slide. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)) By BERNARD CONDON, AP...

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3 Consumer Stocks to Covet in 2016

3 Consumer Stocks to Covet in 2016

Filed under: JC Penney, Stock Picks, Apparel, Automotive Industry Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesJ.C. Penney is enjoying better than 6 percent growth, while Walmart, Kohl’s and Macy’s are all seeing stagnating or falling same-store sales. By Ryan Derousseau Describing 2015’s stock market returns is like offering up reactions to toast with butter. ...

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Market Wrap: Stocks End Sharply Lower; Energy Leads Drop

Market Wrap: Stocks End Sharply Lower; Energy Leads Drop

Filed under: Energy, Market News, Job Market, Federal Reserve, Interest Rates Richard Drew/AP By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK — Stocks closed sharply lower Wednesday after hawkish comments from Janet Yellen boosted expectations of an interest rate hike, and oil fell below $ 40 a barrel. Investors also attributed late-day selling to news coverage of...

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Market Wrap: Stocks End Flat Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

Market Wrap: Stocks End Flat Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

Filed under: Energy, Market News, Economic Indicators, Consumer Goods, Healthcare Industry Richard Drew/APNew York Stock Exchange executive Douglas Foley and his daughter meet Santa Claus from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on the trading floor before Wednesday’s opening bell. By Sinead Carew NEW YORK — The major U.S. indexes were virtually unchanged Wednesday at the...

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Stocks waver after early an loss; price of crude oil spikes

Stocks waver after early an loss; price of crude oil spikes

Trader Kenneth Polcari works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Stocks are opening modestly lower, following declines in Europe. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) By MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are wavering at midday Tuesday after domestic and international concerns led to an...

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Market Wrap: Stocks Rally on Raised December Rate Hike Bet

Market Wrap: Stocks Rally on Raised December Rate Hike Bet

Filed under: Apple, Market News, Federal Reserve, Upgrades and Downgrades, Interest Rates Richard Drew/AP By Sinead Carew NEW YORK — U.S. stocks closed higher Wednesday and investors appeared positively inclined toward higher rates after minutes from the Federal Reserve October meeting showed a solid core of officials rallied behind a possible December rate hike....

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Market Wrap: Stocks Slip on Mixed Earnings, Jobs Report Looms

Market Wrap: Stocks Slip on Mixed Earnings, Jobs Report Looms

Filed under: Energy, Technology, Earnings, Market News, Healthcare Industry Richard Drew/AP By Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK — U.S. stocks edged lower Thursday as investors digested mixed tech and health care earnings a day ahead of Friday’s employment report. Energy shares dragged more than other sectors as crude prices fell. Qualcomm (QCOM) weighed the most...

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Market Wrap: Stocks Slip After Energy Slide, Yellen Comments

Market Wrap: Stocks Slip After Energy Slide, Yellen Comments

Filed under: Energy, Market News, Federal Reserve, Healthcare Industry, Interest Rates Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK — U.S. stocks edged lower Wednesday, retracing recent gains along with energy shares, while comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pointing to a possible rate hike in December added to investor caution....

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Stocks open flat on mixed earnings

Stocks open flat on mixed earnings

Workers walk past an electronic stock indicator showing the Nikkei 225 was up 1 percent at 19,116.41 in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. Chinese stocks surged for a second day Thursday as confidence grew that stimulus measures are helping the world’s No. 2 economy to stabilize. Other Asian markets were mixed on renewed expectations...

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