Stocks rise on Wall Street, sending Dow briefly over 27,000

Technology and communications companies pushed stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading Thursday, extending the market's gains from the day before. The early buying briefly nudg...

US stocks move broadly higher as Fed chief signals rate cut

U.S. stocks marched broadly higher in early trading Wednesday, sending the S&P 500 index into record territory, after the head of the Federal Reserve signaled that the central bank is ready to cut...

US stocks fall in early trading, extending recent losses

Technology and industrial companies helped pull stocks lower on Wall Street in early trading Tuesday, extending losses from a day earlier. The broad slide marked the third straight d...

US stocks drop on lower odds for a Fed rate cut

Stocks fell on Wall Street in early trading Monday amid growing speculation among investors that unexpectedly strong U.S. employment data may keep the Federal Reserve from aggressively cutting interes...

US stocks fall as hiring pickup dims hopes for a rate cut

Stocks fell broadly and bond yields rose on Wall Street in early trading Friday after the government reported a strong pickup in hiring last month, complicating the Federal Reserve's decision later th...

Stage set for lackluster 2nd-quarter US corporate earnings

Uncertainty over U.S. trade conflicts and signs of a slowing global economy have led many S&P 500 companies to lower expectations for how much profit they made in the spring. Wal...

Stocks rise amid fresh hopes for a US-China trade deal

Technology companies led stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading Wednesday amid fresh optimism among investors that the U.S. and China are making progress toward a deal to resolve their costly t...

Stocks don't always get a boost when the Fed cuts rates

When the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, or even hints that it's about to, investors cheer. That's because lowering rates stokes the overall economy, which sends stock prices hi...

Number of US homes on the market rose in 1Q as sales slowed

Homebuyers in Salt Lake City, Atlanta and other big U.S. metropolitan areas are seeing a pickup in the number of homes for sale, especially in the most affordable segment of the market. ...

Aging millennials projected to drive up US housing prices

Becoming a homeowner is likely to get more costly and competitive over the next decade as millions more Americans enter the age range where people typically seek to buy their first home. ...

Brands roll with stoner 'holiday' as pot legalization grows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate A...

US stock indexes head mostly lower on mixed company earnings

U.S. stock indexes moved mostly lower in early trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings. Losses in health care, technology and financial stocks outw...

US stock indexes edge lower in morning trading

Major U.S. stock indexes fell in morning trading Wednesday as losses by health care companies outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Anthem, Cigna and UnitedHealth Group were amon...

Technology companies lead early gains for US stocks

Stocks were higher on Wall Street in early trading Tuesday, erasing the market's modest losses from a day earlier. Technology companies led other sectors, with chipmakers among the b...

Apartment rents climbing, and poised to go higher

It's a great time to be a landlord in America, not so much if you're a renter. Apartment rents are continuing to rise this year, fueled by higher demand from millennials looking for ...