financial markets

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks tumble for second day

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Stocks are tumbling for a second straight day, with the Dow Jones industrials falling as much as 2.5 percent and the benchmark S&P 500 suffering a similar decline. This would mark the sixth straight day of losses for the market, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks tumble for second day

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: White House downplays market plunge

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The White House says there is no reason for concern after U.S. stocks suffered their worst loss in eight months Wednesday. As a five-day market slump raises concerns that the record bull market may be ending, press secretary Sarah Sanders … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: White House downplays market plunge

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Rising interest rates push stocks lower

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Global stocks are falling Thursday as a rise in interest rates in the U.S. ripples worldwide. In the U.S., internet and technology companies and high-dividend paying stocks are falling. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note is rising further after … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Rising interest rates push stocks lower

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Markets cautious ahead of Fed rate decision

WASHINGTON— The Latest on the Federal Reserve‘s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 4:55 a.m. Financial markets are subdued as investors look ahead to the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting, at which it is expected to raise its main interest rate for the third time this year. Stock markets are mixed, with Wall Street futures … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Markets cautious ahead of Fed rate decision

NEW YORK | markets Right Now: Stocks open higher, building on gains

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, building on gains the market made a day earlier. Telecommunications companies rose Friday, led by a gain in AT&T. Major U.S. indexes are still at record highs. The British pound fell after British … Continue reading NEW YORK | markets Right Now: Stocks open higher, building on gains

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks mixed, energy gains ahead of storm

NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are mixed at the open after two days of gains. Energy stocks are higher as Hurricane Florence heads for the U.S. East Coast. Oil prices are up more than 1 percent. Drivers in North Carolina and South Carolina are using … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks mixed, energy gains ahead of storm

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks wobble amid trade concerns

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. U.S. stock indexes are closing lower Friday after a surprisingly strong jobs report pushed investors to gird for higher interest rates. Investors sold high-dividend stocks as bond yields rose, and tech stocks rebounded from recent losses. Tesla slumped 6.3 percent … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks wobble amid trade concerns

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sink on higher-rate expectations

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. U.S. stock indexes are falling in early trading Friday after a surprisingly strong jobs report pushed investors to gird for higher interest rates. Not only is hiring still strong, but wages rose last month at their fastest pace in eight … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sink on higher-rate expectations