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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

Stocks mixed even as S&P 500 index marks longest bull run

The major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in late-afternoon trading Wednesday even as the market remained on track to mark the longest bull run in history. Gains in technology stocks, retailers and energy companies outweighed losses in industrial firms and elsewhere in the market. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index was … Continue reading Stocks mixed even as S&P 500 index marks longest bull run

Stocks mixed even as S&P 500 index marks longest bull run

The major U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in morning trading Wednesday, recouping some of their losses from earlier in the day, as the S&P 500 index was poised to mark its longest bull run in history. Gains in technology stocks, retailers and energy companies outweighed losses in industrial firms and elsewhere in the market. … Continue reading Stocks mixed even as S&P 500 index marks longest bull run

S&P 500 touches all-time high as earnings drive stock gains

U.S. stocks moved higher Tuesday afternoon, placing the S&P 500 on track for an all-time high. The benchmark index of large U.S. companies briefly traded just above its last closing high set seven months ago. The latest gains came as investors welcomed solid results from homebuilders, retailers and other companies. Technology stocks and banks also … Continue reading S&P 500 touches all-time high as earnings drive stock gains

NEW YORK | US indexes hold steady as tech stocks rise and banks dip

NEW YORK — Major U.S. indexes are little changed Thursday as technology stocks rise while energy companies and banks slip. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower, after the Labor Department reported that wholesale prices were little changed in July, a sign inflation pressures weakened slightly. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index fell 1 point to … Continue reading NEW YORK | US indexes hold steady as tech stocks rise and banks dip

NEW YORK | US stocks are little changed; Yelp and Roku jump

NEW YORK — Major U.S. indexes are little changed Thursday morning as technology stocks rise while energy companies and banks slip. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower, after the Labor Department reported that wholesale prices were little changed in July, a sign inflation pressures weakened slightly. It’s been a quiet week on Wall Street with … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks are little changed; Yelp and Roku jump