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Tech Stocks, Eurozone Economy Pull US Markets Lower

Tech Stocks, Eurozone Economy Pull US Markets Lower

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Gloomy prospects for Europe’s economy and a sagging technology sector weighed on U.S. markets Monday.  When the powerhouse of the European economy, Germany, loses confidence for a fifth straight month the world pays …

Stocks Mixed; Dow Closes in Positive Territory

Stocks Mixed; Dow Closes in Positive Territory

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A less-than-stellar weekly unemployment report didn’t do much to help the markets Thursday. The Dow gained 19 points to close at 13,597, while the Nasdaq lost seven points and the S&P gave up a fraction. U.S…

Housing Sales Help to Keep Stocks Up

Housing Sales Help to Keep Stocks Up

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Some signs of life for the housing market helped keep the markets in positive territory Wednesday. The Dow closed up 13 points, climbing above the 13,600 level for part of the session. The index finally settled on 13…

US Indexes Remain Flat; Home Builders Index Jumps

US Indexes Remain Flat; Home Builders Index Jumps

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — U.S. stock markets were essentially flat Tuesday. The Dow ended the day only slightly higher, while the S&P and Nasdaq inched lower. The Dow added 12 points, closing at 13,564.64.  The S&P and Nasdaq los…

Apple Stock Closes Above $700

Apple Stock Closes Above $700

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Not that long ago $400 was considered by some to be too high a price to pay for Apple stock, but now that seems like a bargain as the stock closed on Tuesday above $700 for the first time — $701.91 to be exact. The …

iPhone 5 Soaring Pre-Sales Lift Apple Stock

iPhone 5 Soaring Pre-Sales Lift Apple Stock

Apple(NEW YORK) — Just how high can Apple go? Thanks to even bigger than expected pre-sales for the iPhone 5, Apple’s share price briefly rose to over $700 before closing at $699.78 on the Nasdaq market.
The bounce came after the company announc…

Stocks Retreat After Last Week’s Rally

Stocks Retreat After Last Week’s Rally

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. markets were somewhat subdued Monday, following last week’s advancements. After the Federal Reserve’s controversial announcement of its plans to boost the economy, stocks on Monday were coming off of a rally las…

Federal Reserve Bailing Out Obama, Paul Ryan Says

Federal Reserve Bailing Out Obama, Paul Ryan Says

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — As the Federal Reserve pumps billions of dollars into the economy with the hope of stimulating job creation, Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said that the Fed is bailing out President Obama &ldquo…

US Economy Still at Grave Risk on 4-Year Anniversary of Lehman Brothers Collapse

US Economy Still at Grave Risk on 4-Year Anniversary of Lehman Brothers Collapse

Chris Hondros/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Just in the time for the four-year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, a report concludes that the U.S. financial crisis has cost the country $12.8 trillion. Better Markets, a nonprofit organization w…

Stocks Still Climbing on Fed News; iPhone 5 Boosts Apple Stock

Stocks Still Climbing on Fed News; iPhone 5 Boosts Apple Stock

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Investors are still energized by the Fed’s plans to jumpstart the economy. On Friday, energy and materials shares led advancements despite flat retail sales and production data. The Dow called it a week up 54 points …

Fed Stimulus Plans Push Indexes Higher

Fed Stimulus Plans Push Indexes Higher

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. stock markets liked what they heard from the Federal Reserve Thursday. The Dow climbed more than 200 points on news the central bank plans to step in if the job market does not improve. The Dow closed at 13,…

Dow Climbs Higher, Surpassing Five-Year High

Dow Climbs Higher, Surpassing Five-Year High

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stocks rose slightly on Wednesday as Apple introduced its newest iPhone to the public and investors await the results of Thursday’s Federal Reserve meeting. The Dow closed up 10 points at 13,333,35, while the Nasdaq …

Apple’s iPhone 5 Announcement Leaves Stock Unchanged

Apple’s iPhone 5 Announcement Leaves Stock Unchanged

SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The highly-anticipated announcement sent shares of Apple (AAPL) down as the tech company announced the glass and aluminum iPhone 5. Because the build-up and this summer’s speculation over the phone …

Stocks Rebound After Monday Losses

Stocks Rebound After Monday Losses

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stocks shook off Monday’s declines ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting as well as a German court decision to come Wednesday that will impact the various bailouts of Eurozone countries. The Dow closed up 69 p…

Stocks Close Lower; Gas Prices Level Off

Stocks Close Lower; Gas Prices Level Off

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — After closing last week by reaching four-year highs, the Dow closed lower Monday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 52 points, closing at 13,254.  The Nasdaq lost 32 points, closing down one percent at 3,104. T…

Bob Woodward on What Went Wrong with Failed Debt Deal

Bob Woodward on What Went Wrong with Failed Debt Deal

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) — “Gaps” in President Obama’s leadership contributed to the collapse of a “grand bargain” on spending and debt last year, with the president failing to cultivate congressional relationships that may have helped him break …

Stocks Edge Higher Despite Flat Jobs Report

Stocks Edge Higher Despite Flat Jobs Report

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It appears investors were able to shake off a dreary monthly jobs report. On Friday, the indexes traded in a narrow range for the session and ended the week with modest gains. The Dow added 0.1 percent and closed up …

Stocks Surge to Four-Year High After Euro Stimulus Announcement

Stocks Surge to Four-Year High After Euro Stimulus Announcement

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 closed at a four-year high on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced a plan that may provide some long-term assistance to struggling European markets.The S&…

Dow Ekes Out Small Gains

Dow Ekes Out Small Gains

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stocks Wednesday bounced between small gains and losses as investors mulled over an earnings forecast for FedEx and European economic reports showing a slowdown in manufacturing. The Dow eventually settled up 12 poin…

Dow Ekes Out Small Gains

Dow Ekes Out Small Gains

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stocks Wednesday bounced between small gains and losses as investors mulled over an earnings forecast for FedEx and European economic reports showing a slowdown in manufacturing. The Dow eventually settled up 12 poin…

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