S&P 500 hangs close to record after mixed profit reports

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slinked around their record heights Tuesday after Google's parent and other big companies turned in a mixed set of profit reports. Companies have largely ...

Stocks set another record. The champagne's still corked.

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are back at a record. Don't feel excited? Neither does Wall Street. After a shaky few months, the stock market has pushed through worries about President ...

US stocks hang close to records after mixed profit reports

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes held close to their record highs following a mixed set of earnings reports Wednesday, where some big companies topped Wall Street's expectations and others warned th...

Stocks climb as job report gives some solace after wild week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed Friday after a report showed the U.S. jobs market is still growing enough for the unemployment rate to drop to a five-decade low, even though it’s slowing. ...

When the spin cycle is the status quo: 3Q fund review

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors should be used to all this dizziness — they're certainly getting enough practice. Investments around the world veered sharply up, down and back again last q...

Stocks slip as oil, worries surge after Saudi Arabia attack

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock markets around the world took an apprehensive step backward Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil processing facility sent the price of oil surging. ...

Yes, stocks are up again. No, recession worries aren't gone

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. economy is sending some worrying signals about a possible recession, yet the stock market has gone on a what-me-worry ride toward record heights. What gives?...

Stock-picking fund managers are clawing back. Can it last?

NEW YORK (AP) — Mutual fund managers are making the most of the shaky stock market, which has provided them an opportunity to prove themselves and lure back investors who dumped them in recent years. ...

US stocks fall again, joining worldwide sell-off, on tariffs

NEW YORK (AP) — The worldwide sell-off in financial markets came back around to the United States Friday, and stock indexes fell in morning trading as traders continue to take cover following Presiden...

Trump tweets cause yet another screeching U-Turn for markets

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's tweets struck as quickly as a scythe on Thursday and cut the legs out from not just a budding stock rally but several different markets. With...

US stocks rise toward records following strong earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes climbed Friday following strong profit reports from Google's parent company, Twitter and other big companies. The S&P 500 was on track to close out its third win...

Sustainable fund? Index fund? More investors choose both

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the hottest trends in investing are working in tandem to steer billions of dollars toward companies seen as the best corporate citizens. The first trend, susta...

Strong profit growth goes poof for US companies

NEW YORK (AP) — Well, that de-escalated quickly. Profits surged for U.S. businesses last year, with growth topping 20% for S&P 500 companies in much of 2018. But the gusher got c...

2Q Fund Review: Strong returns, but at a price

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're brave or lazy enough to be a totally hands-off investor, congratulations, you've got a nice surprise coming. When you open your second-quarter account statements, you'll like...

As investors watch trade wars, other problems percolate

NEW YORK (AP) — Once this trade-war cloud gets lifted, investors should have little to worry about, right? Monday's market action makes it seem that way: Stocks around the world clim...