Comment On Stocks Rally, See Their Best Week Of The Year

Stocks rally, see their best week of the year

Stocks closed out its best week of the year Friday, as investors played things close to the vest before the weekend when Spain is expected to request aid for its troubled banks.

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  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • LinkedIn Shares Slide After Disappointing Outlook
    LinkedIn's surging share price cooled Friday as the social network projected slower revenue growth next quarter following a decision to lower the number of display ads that the website shows. More
  • Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbsStocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs
    A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
  • Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April
    The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
  • Europe Stocks Gain With U.S. Index Futures, Oil While Kiwi Slips - Washington Post
    Asian Stocks Rise as Tensions Abate; Oil Gains While Kiwi Slips - Washington Post
    08/19/2014 - 3:58 pm | View Link
  • W. R. Berkley Corp Scales 52-Week High on Strong Q2 Results - Yahoo! Finance
    W. R. Berkley Corp Scales 52-Week High on Strong Q2 Results - ... -
    08/19/2014 - 1:39 pm | View Link
  • Europe Factors to Watch-Shares set to rise; Moller-Maersk eyed - Reuters
    European shares extend rally; Maersk surges - Reuters UK
    08/19/2014 - 5:05 am | View Link
  • Stocks close higher as S&P moves toward record - USA Today
    S&P 500 moves closer to record as stocks rally - Shreveport Times
    08/19/2014 - 4:32 am | View Link
  • Emerging-Market Stocks Advance for Sixth Day; Ruble Strengthens - BusinessWeek
    Most Emerging Stocks Drop as Chinese Shares Slump; Ruble Climbs - Bloomberg
    08/18/2014 - 4:56 am | View Link
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  • Stocks extend rally, S&P hits new high as data signals growth
    Markit's flash composite Purchasing Managers' Index for Germany was 54.9 for August, well above the 50 mark that indicates economic expansion, a relief after GDP data last week showed Germany suffered a surprise contraction in the second quarter.
    08/21/2014 - 4:50 am | View Link
  • Russia Stocks Set for Longest Rally Since 2005 as Ruble Weakens
    The Micex Index (INDEXCF) rose for a 10th day, the longest winning streak in nine years, on bets President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart next week will reduce ... contributed most to the Micex rally, rising 1.4 percent to ...
    08/21/2014 - 1:49 am | View Link
  • Emerging Stocks Halt Eight-Day Rally as Chinese Shares Decline
    The MSCI Emerging Markets Index retreated 0.5 percent to 1,079.65 at 9:16 a.m. in London, halting an eight-day rally. The preliminary Purchasing ... Sinopec Shanghai posted its biggest loss in a week in Hong Kong. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index ...
    08/20/2014 - 10:36 pm | View Link
  • S&P 500 moves closer to record as stocks rally
    Wall Street extended its recent rally as stocks closed higher Tuesday on fading geopolitical ... STOCKS: USA TODAY's live markets blog The stock market has started strong this week, and appears to have put a summer swoon behind it. The S&P 500 fell to ...
    08/20/2014 - 12:40 pm | View Link
  • STOCKS RALLY: Here's What You Need To Know
    Stock market bulls are beating bears this week. Stocks rallied for the second straight day as housing data on Tuesday morning came in better than expected while inflation data was in-line with expectations. First, the scoreboard: And now, the top stories ...
    08/19/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • GE Rally: An Omen for Stock Market Crash?
    The markets look set to take a breather from the prolonged rally.
    08/21/2014 - 8:11 am | View Website
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  • U.S. stocks rally into close; end week lower
    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — A late-afternoon rally on Wall Street led by tech and small companies sent U.S. stocks into positive territory on Friday.
    06/27/2014 - 4:54 pm | View Website
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