Stock Market - AP

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.

Sections:  business   
  • Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hope
    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
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. 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
  • 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
  • Stocks Hit Records for a Fourth Day Despite Weak Hiring in December
    Stocks in Asia ended mostly higher on Friday. Global oil prices pulled back from May 2015 highs in early U.S. trading after a surge in U.S. refining capacity -- which leaped to a 12-year high last week -- was reported Thursday by the Energy Information ...
    01/5/2018 - 8:19 am | View Link
  • Stock market extends surge despite slowing US job growth
    Wall Street has shrugged off slowing growth in US jobs, extending a surge in the stock market as the world’s ... a run last seen in the 1990s. But the pace of hiring has slowed, the recovery remains uneven, and wages continue to lag behind growth.
    01/5/2018 - 4:18 am | View Link
  • Stocks Trading at Record Highs in Late Morning: Live Markets Blog
    This is more than enough hiring to accommodate growth in the population and to ... Let's hear it for the goods-producing sector (construction and manufacturing)! It continues to surge with 55,000 jobs added last month. According to this report, retailing ...
    01/5/2018 - 3:48 am | View Link
  • Stock markets smash records in oil-fuelled rally
    The Dow shot past 25,000 -- and was still comfortably clear of that milestone approaching midday in New York -- as strong US private-sector hiring data sparked an extension ... Oil prices sprang to three-year highs on the back of a big freeze in the ...
    01/4/2018 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • Stocks Continue A Winning Streak; Dow Industrials Now Over 25,000
    A strong report about hiring from payroll processor ADP helped push stocks higher ... Both the Nasdaq composite index and the Standard and Poor's 500 index also finished at record highs. Last year turned out to be the best for the market since 2013 ...
    01/3/2018 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Finance | Fortune
    Read the latest stories about Finance on Fortune
    01/14/2018 - 3:26 pm | View Website
  • Data Center Stocks
    By David Gross Continued strength in bonds and investor giddiness about data centers helped push DLR, DFT, COR, CONE, EQIX, and QTS to record highs today.
    01/14/2018 - 8:38 am | View Website
  • Business News, Personal Finance and Money News
    Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News
    01/14/2018 - 5:46 am | View Website
  • AOL
    Get breaking Finance news and the latest business articles from AOL. From stock market news to jobs and real estate, it can all be found here.
    01/9/2018 - 6:38 pm | View Website
  • Today's Stock Market News and Analysis
    Get the latest news and analysis in the stock market today, including national and world stock market news, business news, financial news and more.
    01/8/2018 - 12:42 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News