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NEW YORK | Technology stocks, led by Apple, push Wall Street higher

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks made solid gains Thursday as Apple and Qualcomm led a rally in technology companies. Drugmakers and health insurers also rose. Apple changed course and rose a day after it introduced three new iPhone models and updates to the Apple Watch. Chipmakers recovered after a steep drop the day before. Stock indexes … Continue reading NEW YORK | Technology stocks, led by Apple, push Wall Street higher

NEW YORK | US stocks wobble as trade hopes flicker and tech stocks slip

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks wobbled between gains and losses then finished with a split decision Wednesday as technology companies dropped. That canceled out gains for energy companies. Oil and gasoline prices continued to rise Wednesday after a big gain the day before, and U.S. crude reached its highest price in two months. Chipmakers fell, while … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks wobble as trade hopes flicker and tech stocks slip

NEW YORK | US stocks slip again as technology companies extend slump

NEW YORK — Technology companies suffered another day of sharp losses Thursday, although the broader market didn’t fare as badly. Chipmakers sank after an executive from KLA-Tencor said business in the fourth quarter looks weaker than the company expected. Apple also fell, and social media companies continued to sink after Congressional hearings weighed on the … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks slip again as technology companies extend slump

NEW YORK | Health and tech stocks dip; Amazon flirts with $1 trillion

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks finished lower Tuesday as losses for health care and technology companies canceled out gains for banks. Another gain for Amazon briefly brought its market value to $1 trillion. Banks rose as interest rates climbed. Nike slumped after it gave a major endorsement deal to former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Health and tech stocks dip; Amazon flirts with $1 trillion

NEW YORK | US stocks slide again as investors wait for trade news

NEW YORK  — Stocks hardly budged Friday as the U.S. and Canada were unable to complete a trade deal, but the two sides intend to continue negotiating next week. Energy companies slipped along with oil prices Friday and high-dividend stocks also fell. Technology companies and retailers made some modest gains. Trading was very light ahead … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks slide again as investors wait for trade news

NEW YORK | US indexes struggle higher, led by technology companies

NEW YORK  — Major U.S. stock indexes wobbled and finished mostly higher Tuesday, led by technology companies and a handful of retailers. The gains were enough to mark more record highs for several of the indexes, though not the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Trading was lighter than usual, and stocks flipped between small gains and … Continue reading NEW YORK | US indexes struggle higher, led by technology companies