It's not just record-high stocks feeling the Fed effect

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not just the stock market at a record high that's feeling the Fed effect. Jewelry shoppers, home buyers, retirees and many others are feeling the ramifications o...

S&P 500 dips; weak industrials blot out shining tech stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointingly weak earnings reports from 3M and other industrial companies kept U.S. stock indexes in check on Thursday, blotting out a set of blowout results from big-name tech comp...

Back to the same record, but it's a different stock market

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock investors had to go on a harrowing round trip over the last seven months, but the market may be in a healthier place after it. The S&P 500 index of big U.S....

Stocks open broadly lower, but energy sector gains with oil

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of crude oil surged Monday after the U.S. government moved to further block Iranian oil exports. That helped to lift energy stocks, but losses elsewhere in the market pulled ...

To some market vets, stocks are rallying like it's 1999

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market has been so hot this year that it might need an ice-cold Fruitopia, or a Zima. The furious rally that's brought the S&P 500 to the brink of anoth...

US stock indexes waver as banks fall

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes wavered in Monday morning trading, weighed down by losses for bank stocks. Goldman Sachs dropped to one of the largest losses in the S&P 500 in...

US stocks retreat, on pace for first drop in nearly 2 weeks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes pulled back on Monday, putting at least a temporary halt to their weekslong advance. The early drop comes at the beginning of a busy week for markets. ...

Stocks tick higher after US jobs report hits sweet spot

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose Friday morning after a better-than-expected report on U.S. jobs eased worries that the economy is slowing too sharply. U.S. employers added 196,000 jobs l...

IPWhoa: What to know before joining this year's IPO wave

We use Uber to go places, Slack to chat with co-workers and Pinterest to save our favorite ideas. Why not own a piece of these companies that increasingly dominate our daily lives? T...

1Q Market Review: Great returns, but with a twist at the end

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a fabulous start to the year for investors — as long as you ignore all those simmering worries about a possible recession. The S&P 500 on Friday closed ...

1Q Market Review: Great returns, but with a twist at the end

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a fabulous start to the year for investors — as long as you ignore all those simmering worries about a possible recession. S&P 500 index funds are on pa...

Curve concern: Warning signal on recession just got brighter

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most closely watched predictors for recession just yelped even louder. The signal lies within the bond market, where investors show how confident they are ...

After the fall: How to take advantage of lower rates

NEW YORK (AP) — It was only a few months ago that interest rates were marching higher and bearing down on everyone from home buyers to stock investors. But rates began easing early t...

US stocks drift higher; S&P 500 gets closer to record high

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted upward Monday at the start of a busy week for markets, and the S&P 500 inched back within a few good days of its record high set last autumn. ...

Cheaper, easier, still risky: Investing after a 10-year run

NEW YORK (AP) — As the bull market for U.S. stocks celebrates its 10th birthday, joining the party has never been cheaper or easier. Investors can buy or sell stocks on their phone w...