Easing trade tensions bode well for emerging market stocks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several factors are pointing to a possible rebound in emerging market stocks this year. Stocks in China and other developing economies notched solid gains in 2019,...

Tech, health care companies lead US stocks slightly lower

Stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street Friday as the market pulled back after a week of record highs for the major indexes. Trading volume was lighter than usual with the...

Records pile up for S&P 500, Nasdaq in milestone run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wall Street is enjoying its third record-setting run of this year, with the major stock indexes delivering a string of all-time highs in recent weeks. The S&P ...

US stocks edge lower on Wall Street, erasing prior day gains

Stocks fell on Wall Street in early trading Wednesday, erasing the market’s modest gains from the day before. Banks and industrial companies led the slide. Wells Fargo lost 1% and Ge...

US-China trade war weighing on world's growth, IMF says

The global economy is slowing, largely because of the U.S. trade war with China, according to the 189-member International Monetary Fund. The Washington-based institution is the worl...

US stocks edge higher, extending gains from a day earlier

Stocks edged higher on Wall Street in early trading Thursday, extending the market's modest gains from a day earlier. Technology and communication services stocks led the gainers, ou...

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. ...