U.S. stocks had their best gains in the past three weeks last week as the major indexes moved to within percentage points of their all-time highs. [Read more…]
U.S. stocks were poised for a drop on Monday morning following an unexpectedly weak March jobs report. [Read more…]
Friday’s gains weren’t nearly enough to overcome the losses of the first four days of last week, as the three major U.S. equity indexes all fell more than 2%, erasing most of the previous week’s gains. [Read more…]
Global stocks and bonds recorded big gains last week as central banks, led by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank, continued their accommodative policies. [Read more…]
U.S. stocks mostly lost ground for the second straight week last week, as worries about the burgeoning strength of the dollar worried investors more than the prospect of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates. [Read more…]
U.S. stocks were sharply lower last Friday, pushing the major averages into the red for the week, as many investors concluded that February’s stronger than expected jobs report will convince the Federal Reserve to start raising interest rates sooner than expected. [Read more…]
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