Wall Street soared under Trump, but it's been a rocky ride

NEW YORK (AP) — The last four years have been good for stocks, with the S&P 500 climbing more than 50% and many 401(k) balances looking healthier, as President Donald Trump likes to point out so o...

As election uncertainty sweeps markets, the pros hold steady

NEW YORK (AP) — This presidential election is clearly unlike any other, but investors might be wise to treat it just like most of the previous ones. History shows the stock market’s...

Profits keep sinking, but CEOs to show if worst has passed

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors believe the pandemic's worst effects on corporate profits have passed. Now it's up to CEOs to deliver the confirmation. Companies are lining up for earnings...

Stocks are soaring, and most Black people are missing out

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who own stocks are pulling further away from those who don’t, as Wall Street roars back to record heights while much of the economy struggles. And Black households are much m...

Stocks are soaring, and most Black people are missing out

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who own stocks are pulling further away from those who don't, as Wall Street roars back to record heights while much of the economy struggles. And Black households are much m...

US judge approves injunction to delay WeChat restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has approved a request from a group of WeChat users to delay looming U.S. government restrictions that could effectively make the popular app nearly impossible to use. ...

Yes, stocks are pricey. But too expensive?

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, stocks are expensive. Most everyone along Wall Street agrees on that following their amazing return to records despite the still-raging pandemic. But whether th...

Companies pledge to add at least 1 Black director to board

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen companies, including Zillow and M.M.LaFleur, are promising to add at least one Black director to their boards within the next year, as businesses across America slowl...

Spring in their step: Wall St. bullish as 2Q profits plunge

NEW YORK (AP) — Earnings for big U.S. companies were historically bad last quarter — and yet still much better than expected. CEOs across the country are almost finished telling inv...

Curtain rises on a hopefully forgettable earnings season

NEW YORK (AP) — Like that last roll of ultra-thin toilet paper left on the shelves or the latest Star Wars movies, it’s tough to be disappointed in something when expectations were low to begin with. ...

Sustainable funds hold their own as markets tumble worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — A steadier and more sustainable way to invest. That’s how a growing cadre of fund managers pitch their approach, one that considers how companies perform on environmental, social and g...

Insider Q&A: Ric Edelman on managing money in a crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Ric Edelman, founder of financial-advisory firm Edelman Financial Engines, has helped clients navigate several downturns over the decades, and in some ways this one is just like any ot...

CEO pay has topped $12.3M. Can it keep rising post-pandemic?

The typical pay package for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies topped $12.3 million last year, and the gap between the boss and their workforces widened further, according to AP’s annual survey of exe...

Small change: Smaller stocks are making a bigger noise

It’s just a small change so far, but smaller stocks may finally be wresting some of investors’ attention away from the huge companies that have so dominated the market for years. Eve...

Wall Street sees the economic pain, opts to look past it

NEW YORK (AP) — Is Wall Street blind? The global economy is in shambles, the coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 237,000 worldwide and 30 million Americans have lost their job...