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NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks higher, boosted by trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Stocks are higher on Wall Street at midday after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week. Investors are again weighing quarterly results from major U.S. companies. Newell shares are plunging 19 percent after … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks higher, boosted by trade talks

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks soar, erasing Thursday’s plunge

NEW YORK — Jan 04, 2019—The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Wall Street roared back, wiping out all of the market’s losses from the previous day, as a barrage of positive news eased concerns about the global economy and interest rates. Major indexes closed up more than 3 percent … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks soar, erasing Thursday’s plunge

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks surge on trade talks, jobs report

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are rocketing higher Friday and wiping out much of the previous day’s losses after a string of developments eased investors’ concerns about the global economy and interest rates. The Labor Department said hiring ramped up in December, which could … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks surge on trade talks, jobs report

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks waver in midday trading

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in midday trading Friday as the market continues to churn amid the volatile trading that has gripped the market throughout December. Gains in banks, retailers and health care companies are outweighing losses … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks waver in midday trading

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks rally, erase big drop in Dow

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. U.S. stocks are staging a furious late-afternoon rally Thursday, closing with gains after erasing a 600-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Dow rose 258 points, or 1.1 percent, adding to Wednesday’s record gain of 1,086 points. The … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks rally, erase big drop in Dow

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sharply lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Stocks plunged Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 653 points following President Trump’s tweet attacking the Federal Reserve and its independence. The Dow Jones lost 2.9 percent and the benchmark S&P500 lost 2.7 percent after the president’s tweet expressing … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sharply lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge again, chopping 600 off Dow

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 2:09 p.m. Stocks are plunging again on Wall Street, chopping another 600 points off the Dow Jones Industrial average, bringing its losses since Friday to more than 1,900 points. Technology stocks, longtime market favorites, have taken particularly hard hits over the last … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge again, chopping 600 off Dow

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Another steep drop pulls Dow down 500

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 500 points, its second straight drop of that size and its fourth big decline this month. Longtime market favorites like Microsoft and Amazon took heavy losses Monday. Health care companies also fell sharply. A … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Another steep drop pulls Dow down 500