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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 stock indexes rise as technology companies rebound

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are rising Tuesday as technology companies and retailers rebound from their recent losses. Insurance companies are mixed as Hurricane Florence moves toward the East Coast, but home improvement retailers are rising. Energy companies are climbing along with oil prices. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index rose 14 points, or 0.5 percent, … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stock indexes rise as technology companies rebound

NEW YORK | US stocks are mixed as investors wait for trade news

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are little changed after two days of losses as investors hope for positive developments between the U.S. and its two biggest trading partners, Canada and China. Industrial and retail companies are rising while technology companies are slipping again. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index slid 7 points, or 0.3 percent, … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks are mixed as investors wait for trade news

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed as comment period for US tariffs ends

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were mixed Thursday on fears that the U.S. would soon impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods, as public consultations drew to a close. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.2 percent to 22,528.46, while the Kospi in South Korea gained 0.1 percent to 2,294.84. Hong Kong’s Hang … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed as comment period for US tariffs ends

NEW YORK | US stocks slip as technology companies open lower

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are slightly lower Tuesday morning as technology companies including Facebook take losses, but energy companies are rising along with oil prices. Nike is sliding after it gave a major endorsement deal to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, known for his protests of police brutality and racial injustice. Investors are looking … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks slip as technology companies open lower

NEW YORK | Stocks rise again as technology companies and Amazon jump

NEW YORK — After a shaky start, U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday as technology companies continue to climb. Consumer-focused companies are up as Amazon jumps, but retailers including Dick’s Sporting Goods, Express and Chico’s FAS are falling. The S&P 500 index is on track for its fourth gain in a row. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks rise again as technology companies and Amazon jump

NEW YORK | Technology companies inch higher, but US indexes are mixed

NEW YORK  — U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher Wednesday morning as technology companies continue to climb. Retailers are falling, with Dick’s Sporting Goods taking sharp losses after it reported slower sales than analysts expected. The S&P 500 index is on track for its fourth gain in a row. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index … Continue reading NEW YORK | Technology companies inch higher, but US indexes are mixed

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