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Dow’s 400-point rally puts it on track for best day in 2 months as investors await Fed decision

U.S. stock benchmarks on Wednesday rose sharply, with investors fixated on the outcome of the Federal Reserve meeting, which concludes later in the session as...

Will Evergrande be China’s ‘Lehman moment’? Wall Street says no

Problems at Evergrande, China’s teetering property giant, are stirring unwelcome memories of the market chaos that followed the implosion of Lehman Brothers roughly 13 years...

Is the U.S. stock market open on Labor Day?

It is unofficially summer’s last hurrah for Wall Street investors. U.S. financial markets will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 6, marking a...

U.S. stocks drift lower as investors prepare to close out a winning August

U.S. stocks were drifting lower Tuesday afternoon, with investor attention settling on employment data coming at the end of the week as major benchmarks remained...

The S&P 500 hasn’t seen a year-to-date rally this strong since 1997. What’s next?

The S&P 500 continued chugging into record territory Monday, on track to end August with its best performance over the first eight months of a...

Stock futures steady as Wall Street gets ready to test records, while oil prices stumble

U.S. stock futures were inching higher on Monday, with major indexes set to hold on to records set late last week after a dovish message...

U.S. stocks drift lower after records as investors assess jobless claims, GDP revision

U.S. stocks drifted slightly lower Thursday, as investors weighed data on second quarter economic growth and weekly jobless benefit claims, a day ahead of a...

U.S. stocks close higher in Nasdaq-led rally, but still see losses for the week

U.S. stock indexes climbed higher Friday afternoon but the benchmarks may still end with losses for the week on fears over the spread of the...

Investors compare 2021 stock-market rally to the pre-crash summer of 1987 — should they?

Some investors are drawing parallels between the stock market’s 2021 climb and the pattern seen in 1987, a year that saw a seemingly relentless rally...

What the Afghan government’s collapse might mean for the U.S. stock market

After 20 years in the shadows, the Taliban have returned to power in Afghanistan, raising questions about stability in the Middle East and stoking some...

U.S. stock futures hold steady as investors wait for consumer price data

U.S. stock futures were pointing to a mixed start, with technology stocks set to come under pressure on Wednesday as investors waited for important consumer...

New coronavirus wave is giving credence to the risks of a U.S. stagflation-like scenario

The spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus in some U.S. states is leading to the possibility that the economy may be heading into...

Home prices could cool when the Fed tapers its bond-buying program. But a crisis? Unlikely

U.S. home prices have been rising at a record annual pace in recent months, fueled in part by historically cheap credit, the absence of properties...

U.S. stocks fall Friday, book weekly losses amid delta variant concerns and weakness in Amazon results

U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, posting a weekly loss to close out the month, with renewed concerns about a rise of cases of the...

Dow edges higher as investors weigh tech earnings, ahead of Fed update

U.S. stocks on Wednesday were set to climb tentatively higher as investors awaited a fresh policy update from the Federal Reserve and parsed many corporate...

Here’s one big reason Fed tapering may not send bond yields soaring this time

With much of the financial market fixated on when the Federal Reserve will be pulling back on its $120 billion in monthly bond purchases, BofA...

Dow opens higher as stocks extend rebound rally

U.S. stocks opened higher Wednesday, as healthy corporate earnings reports support a rebound from a plunge that kicked off the week on fears that the...

Dow books 725-point loss, worst day since October, as spread of delta variant and global tensions rattle investors

U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Monday, joining the selloff in global equities, as concerns grew about the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus...

Dow futures drift higher as investors watch for retail sales to end the week

U.S. stock-index futures on Friday were trading slightly higher ahead of a data on June retail sales, after a week featuring assurances by Federal Reserve...

Get ready for peak earnings growth as second-quarter results kick off this week

Stock indexes shot back into record territory Friday, a day after their stumble sparked by tumbling Treasury yields and economic growth concerns. Equities could be...

Dow drops 300 points as growth scare triggers fall in bond yields

U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday as yields on government bonds extended their decline with investors shying away from bets on a blistering economic recovery and...

Stock futures pause for breath with S&P 500, Nasdaq at records

U.S. stock-index futures were in a holding pattern near record highs on Tuesday as investors returned from a three-day weekend. Investors were also keeping tabs...

What’s next for oil prices as OPEC+ deadlocks, with more talks set for Monday

Never underestimate OPEC’s reserves of last-minute drama. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, including Russia, had appeared on track Thursday to...

Home price growth hits a record high — but homeowners shouldn’t celebrate just yet

The numbers: Home prices rose at the fastest rate on record in April, according to the latest edition of the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price...

Infrastructure and the stock market — here’s what the $1 trillion deal means

Maybe it really is infrastructure week. Stock-market investors applauded Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.95% sharply higher and scoring another round of...