NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes finished mostly higher after a day of bouncing around Tuesday as retailers, energy companies and banks recovered some of their losses from the day before, but technology companies struggled as …
Caterpillar dropped 3.6 percent and Micron fell 3 percent. Stock indexes in Europe also fell sharply. Germany's main index lost 2.3 percent. Investors bought government bonds, sending yields lower. That helped send bank stocks down. The …
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Stocks finished mostly lower Thursday in another choppy day of trading after a midday rally faded. Industrial and technology companies rose, but smaller companies and chemical makers skidded. On Thursday: The S&P 500 index …
Teams of students from schools in Northumberland, Montour, Union and Snyder counties are managing hypothetical $100,000 portfolios as part of the Stock Market Challenge run by the Pennsylvania Council of Financial Literacy. The …
The downturn in the U.S. stock market has brought it closer to what professional investors refer to as a “correction.” That happens when a benchmark index like the Standard & Poor’s 500 closes 10 percent or more below a recent peak. The …
Stocks started the day higher, driven in part by news of an encouraging burst in hiring last month by U.S. employers. China's stock market also rose 2 percent overnight, recovering somewhat after steep drops earlier in the week triggered …
CEDAR RAPIDS -- Sen. Chuck Grassley won’t say if he would support legislation banning bumps stocks — devices that dramatically accelerate a semi-automatic weapon’s rate of fire — but the Iowa Republican says it would make sense. …
Landlords should not be forced to rent to pet owners because that kind of legislation would make rental vacancy rates even lower than they already are, says Landlord BC. Some pet owners started a campaign last month to put an end to “no …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets advanced Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's first meeting since the appointment of its new chair, Jerome Powell. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index …
After a jittery afternoon of trading, major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday while smaller companies fared better. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates, as investors expected, and said it could raise rates at a quicker pace next year. …