Stocks Jump; Dow Has Best Gain In Two Weeks

Stocks jump; Dow has best gain in two weeks

The Dow Jones industrial average is closing with its biggest gain in nearly two weeks.

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    Katie and Dalton Prager, a young couple who both have cystic fibrosis, celebrated happy news when they reunited Tuesday afternoon after nearly five months apart: Katie is on her way to getting a lifesaving lung transplant. More
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • US STOCKS-S&P 500 ekes out slim gain as investors weigh elevated yields
    A possible shutdown has added to worries for stock investors as they grapple with benchmark Treasury yields that have climbed to 16-year highs after the Federal Reserve last week signaled a hawkish ...
    09/27/2023 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • Dow Gives Back Gains as Bond Yields Tick Higher
    The stock market is giving back earlier gains. Blame bond yields. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 73 points, or 0.2%, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite are both down 0.1%. Earlier in the ...
    09/27/2023 - 4:12 am | View Link
  • Dow Futures Bounce as Bond Yields Dip
    Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ:COST) stock is down 1.8% in electronic trading, despite the company's better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter results. The security is also brushing off no fewer than ...
    09/27/2023 - 2:11 am | View Link
  • Strength Seen in Williams-Sonoma (WSM): Can Its 11.6% Jump Turn into More Strength?
    Williams-Sonoma (WSM) shares rallied 11.6% in the last trading session to close at $156.28. This move can be attributable to notable volume with a higher number of shares being traded than in a ...
    09/26/2023 - 2:44 am | View Link
  • Dow Jones Futures Fall: Key Inflation Data Looms As Yields Jump; Tesla Stock In Focus Ahead Of Deliveries
    Finally, Dow Jones member Nike reports fiscal first-quarter 2024 results late Thursday. Analysts expect a 19% drop in profits, and a third consecutive quarter of Nike earnings declines. Revenue growth ...
    09/26/2023 - 12:49 am | View Link
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