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Tech companies, banks pull US stocks lower; Oil up

U.S. stocks have turned lower in morning trading, erasing a modest early rally and extending the market’s losses from a day earlier. Technology stocks and banks were taking some of the heaviest losses, outweighing gains in industrial companies and other sectors. Energy stocks gave up an early gain even as crude oil prices, which have … Continue reading Tech companies, banks pull US stocks lower; Oil up

Tech companies, banks lead US stocks higher; Oil price falls

U.S. stock indexes veered higher in afternoon trading Tuesday, bouncing back from an uneven start. Gains in technology companies, banks and industrial stocks outweighed losses in household goods sellers, utilities and elsewhere in the market. Energy stocks slumped as the price of crude oil headed for its 12th straight decline. Bond prices rose, sending yields … Continue reading Tech companies, banks lead US stocks higher; Oil price falls

US stocks are mostly higher early trading; Oil price slumps

U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in early trading Tuesday, erasing some of the losses from a steep, technology-driven sell-off a day earlier. Gains in banks and technology companies outweighed losses elsewhere in the market. Crude oil prices headed sharply lower, continuing a long downturn. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P … Continue reading US stocks are mostly higher early trading; Oil price slumps

Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in US stocks

Another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points and erasing its gains for the year. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite bore the brunt of the sell-off, leaving it more than 10 percent below its August peak, what Wall Street calls a “correction.” Technology stocks and … Continue reading Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in US stocks

SINGAPORE | Global markets tumble ahead of US data; tech stocks fall

SINGAPORE — European markets sank in early trading Thursday ahead of U.S. inflation data that may lift bond yields and possibly push interest rates higher. In Asia, losses on Wall Street overnight snowballed, triggering a slump in technology stocks. China’s benchmark hit a four-year low and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell by an unusually wide margin … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Global markets tumble ahead of US data; tech stocks fall

TOKYO | Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

TOKYO— Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.4 percent in early trading to 23,741.29. Australia‘s S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.4 percent to 6,195.70. South Korea’s Kospi slipped 0.3 percent to 2,303.34. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng advanced 1.0 … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

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

Indexes approach all-time highs, led by gains in technology

U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, steering the S&P 500 and other major indexes toward all-time highs. Technology stocks, the best performing sector this year, accounted for much of the market’s climb. Materials companies also posted solid gains. Energy stocks rose as U.S. oil prices capped their best week in two months. … Continue reading Indexes approach all-time highs, led by gains in technology