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Stocks edge higher, remain turbulent amid recession worries

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks turned slighlty higher in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday, shaking off an early loss. Markets remained turbulent amid concerns about inflation and whether rising intere...

High gasoline prices crimping drivers' spending at the pump

NEW YORK (AP) — Soaring gasoline prices have left many consumers with no choice but to cut spending on non-essentials, but it might be coming full circle by stopping some drivers from filling up their...

Stocks edge lower, oil prices rise as OPEC raises production

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged lower on Wall Street Thursday and trading was choppy as investors remain cautious amid concerns about economic growth and rising interest rates. The S&am...

Retailers' troubles sound the alarm for rest of economy

NEW YORK (AP) — The fastest inflation in 40 years squeezed retailers during the first quarter, alarming investors worried about the broader economy's outlook. Earnings reports from W...

Dollar surges to 2-decade high as investors seek refuge

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. dollar’s value surged in April as investors sought refuge amid the Federal Reserve’s aggressive shift to fight rising inflation. Rising inflation that has ca...

Stocks fall on Wall Street, sinking indexes for the week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell in morning trading on Wall Street Friday, putting major indexes back into the red for the week after several sharp moves both up and down over the past few days. ...

Smaller airlines pursue buyouts to bulk up amid recovery

NEW YORK (AP) — Smaller airlines are looking to bulk up to take advantage of an expected recovery in air travel. Fleet size is a key motive for JetBlue’s recent bid to woo budget car...

Stocks edge higher on Wall Street, head for weekly losses

Stocks were mixed to slightly higher in midday trading on Wall Street on Friday, as gains in energy companies were offsetting declines in big technology companies like Nvidia and Twitter. ...

Stocks fall on Wall Street as tech slips, bond yields jump

Stocks fell in afternoon trading Tuesday and bond yields jumped as investors monitor the latest developments around Russia’s war against Ukraine and prepare for the next round of corporate earnings re...

Stocks rise on Wall Street as talks on Ukraine progress

Stocks rose in morning trading on Wall Street Tuesday as talks on ending the war in Ukraine showed signs of progress. The S&P 500 rose 0.4% as of 10:19 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jone...

Stock buybacks show no signs of a slowdown so far this year

Companies in the S&P 500 bought a record amount of their own stock last year and don't show any signs of slowing down. Flush with cash from solid earnings, companies repurchased...

Stocks edge lower on Wall Street after best week since 2020

Stocks edged lower in morning trading on Wall Street Monday as major indexes come off their best week since November 2020. The S&P 500 fell 0.2% as of 10:21 a.m. Eastern. The Dow...

Stocks shake off an early loss, head for another weekly gain

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks shook off an early loss Wall Street Friday and turned higher in afternoon trading, adding to their weekly gains. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% as of 1:01 p.m. Eas...

Wheat, corn prices surge amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Consumers facing higher prices for products made with corn and wheat could be in for more pain as global supplies grow tighter because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Wheat prices j...

Stocks gain ground, oil prices fall as Ukraine tensions ease

Stocks rose broadly in morning trading on Wall Street Tuesday as investors welcomed early signs that tensions appear to be easing in Ukraine. The S&P 500 rose 1.1% as of 10:13 a...