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US stocks rise on Citi earnings, retail sales

In this April 11, 2014, photo, trader Anthony Carannante, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A government report showing March retail sales notched their biggest increase in 18 months helped give US stocks a lift Monday, April 14. Better-than-expected results from Citigroup helped ease worries that first-quarter corporate earnings would be weak.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

US stocks rose decisively Monday after a solid earnings report from Citigroup and encouraging retail sales data, reversing course after deep losses late last week.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tech stocks lead market rout; Nasdaq plunges 3.1%

Trader Peter Tuchman, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Anxiety about pricey technology stocks returned with a vengeance to Wall Street Thursday, sending the Nasdaq down more than 3.0 percent and sparking deep declines in the broader stock market.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

Anxiety about pricey technology stocks returned with a vengeance to Wall Street Thursday, sending the Nasdaq down more than 3.0 percent and sparking deep declines in the broader stock market.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Dovish Fed minutes send US stocks up more than 1%

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Wall Street stocks Wednesday bolted higher with tech equities leading the way after US Federal Reserve minutes showed no support for an early rise in interest rates.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Nasdaq snaps losing streak, leads market higher

Specialist Jason Hardzewicz, left, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index rallied Tuesday, leading the market to its first day of gains after three straight losses.  AP

The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index rallied Tuesday, leading the market to its first day of gains after three straight losses.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US stocks fall more than 1% as tech slump continues

Specialist Mark Fitzgerald works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 7, 2014. U.S. stocks extended their slump Monday afternoon, putting the Standard & Poor's 500 index on track for its first three-day losing streak since January. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

US stocks on Monday slumped for a third day in a row as investors worried about whether high-flying technology stocks are overvalued and cautiously anticipated earnings season.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US stocks retreat ahead of key US jobs report

Trader Brian Sears, left, and Peter Mancuso confer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, April 3, 2014. US stocks closed modestly lower Thursday as investors digested a series of economic data ahead of Friday's big jobs report for March.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

US stocks closed modestly lower Thursday as investors digested a series of economic data ahead of Friday’s big jobs report for March.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

S&P 500 rises to another record; Dow just misses

In this March 26, 2014, file photo, a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The S&P 500 on Wednesday, April 2, rose to a new high, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell just short of a record on another good day for stocks.  AP

The S&P 500 Wednesday rose to a new high, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell just short of a record on another good day for stocks.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tech stocks drive US market rebound

In this March 28, 2014, file photo, trader Joel Luccese, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. US stocks surged Monday on the back of a rebound in technology stocks, helped by Janet Yellen's assurance the Federal Reserve will continue to support the economy.  AP

US stocks surged Monday on the back of a rebound in technology stocks, helped by Janet Yellen’s assurance the Federal Reserve will continue to support the economy.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US stocks end choppy session in red

Trader Steven Kaplan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 12, 2014. US stocks closed in the red on Thursday, with the tech-rich Nasdaq leading the losses for a second straight day as investors weighed a batch of mixed economic data.  AP

US stocks closed in the red on Thursday, with the tech-rich Nasdaq leading the losses for a second straight day as investors weighed a batch of mixed economic data.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tech slump leads US stocks lower

King Digital Entertainment CEO and founder Riccardo Zacconio second left, high-fives with company co-founder Lars Markgren, the maker of Candy Crush Saga and Farm Heroes Saga, during opening bell ceremonies at the New York Stock Exchange, before King Digital's IPO on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. The stock market finished lower Wednesday with technology names tumbling the most after the market snubbed a Facebook acquisition announcement and King Digital's first day of trade as a public company.  AP

US stocks Wednesday finished lower with technology names tumbling the most after the market snubbed a Facebook acquisition announcement and King Digital’s first day of trade as a public company.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US stocks finish higher; biotech sector steadies

Trader Greg Mulligan, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. US stocks Tuesday finished higher as biotechnology companies and other high-tech equities steadied following a two-day skid.  AP

US stocks Tuesday finished higher as biotechnology companies and other high-tech equities steadied following a two-day skid.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tech share sell-off drags US stocks lower

In this Wednesday, March 19, 2014, file photo, Specialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. 2014. A second straight sell-off of popular technology shares dragged US stocks lower Monday, March 24, as tensions with Russia over Ukraine kept investors on edge.  AP

A second straight sell-off of popular technology shares dragged US stocks lower Monday, as tensions with Russia over Ukraine kept investors on edge.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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