U.S. stocks rose Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 15,000, on optimism over global central bank stimulus and better-than-estimated corporate earnings.
May 07, 2013 | 04:32 pm
U.S. stocks rose Friday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average above 15,000 for the first time, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index also topped 1,600 for the first time, rallying 1.3% in...
May 03, 2013 | 11:16 am
Barclays U.S. Aggregate, Standard & Poor's U.S. corporate and other major bond indexes are expected to include $14 billion of the $17 billion in bonds Apple Inc. sold Tuesday, said Colin Robertson,...
May 01, 2013 | 02:28 pm
The downward trend in risk levels around the world continued into the first quarter of 2013, with two notable exceptions: Japan and China, according to the Axioma Insight Quarterly Risk Review.
April 29, 2013
Amid the blistering pace of exchange-traded product launches in 2012, a subtle undercurrent of skepticism began to creep into the market for new issues.
April 29, 2013
Google search terms might provide warning signs of stock market moves, according to a paper published by Nature Publishing Group's Scientific Report.
April 25, 2013 | 03:43 pm
Money managers are showing an increased optimism in several important economic measures, according to Northern Trust's quarterly investment manager survey.
April 19, 2013 | 09:26 am
U.S. stocks tumbled Monday, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its second-biggest drop of the year while a gauge of market volatility jumped 23%, after China's economy grew at a slower pace...
April 15, 2013 | 04:23 pm
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose to an all-time high Thursday, wiping out losses from the financial crisis, as economic growth slowed less than previously estimated and concern about Europe's...
March 28, 2013 | 04:30 pm
U.S. stocks rose Thursday, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index above its record closing level, as the reopening of banks in Cyprus helped ease concern about Europe's debt crisis.
March 28, 2013 | 11:10 am
The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee voted Wednesday to keep the federal funds rate at zero to 0.25% until the unemployment rate improves, and to continue monthly purchases of $85 billion in...
March 20, 2013 | 04:11 pm
The Wilshire 5000 Total Market index on Tuesday fell 44.70 points to 16,365.70, ending its longest streak of trading days before hitting three consecutive negative trading days to open a calendar...
March 19, 2013 | 04:26 pm
The number of workers “not at all confident” about having enough savings for their retirement rose to 28% in 2012 from 23% a year ago, according to an annual survey released Tuesday by...
March 19, 2013 | 10:33 am
Institutional investors are taking advantage of the U.S. stock market's lofty heights this month to rebalance their portfolios and move assets into new or increased allocations.
March 18, 2013
The proposed U.S. transaction tax leads investors on a path that in other markets has created distortions in trading, liquidity and costs, while achieving none of the hoped-for objectives in...