Skip to main content
Sisseton man sent to prison for scamming cattle ranchers
ND won't approve additional health care premium increases
Grand Forks woman charged with hitting Minot man over head with lamp, guitar
In the record
A 320-pound woman sat on a little girl as a punishment and killed her, authorities say
nation and world
NFL owners, players meet without national anthem resolution
UND athletic director Brian Faison to retire Dec. 31
Class B Volleyball: Loboes sweep Broncos
Here comes the Judge: Yankees back in ALCS after 8-1 rout of Astros
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Commentary: Obamacare was driving up premiums even before Trump’s decision to stop paying illegal insurance company subsidies
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
Adoption lawsuit is frivolous
Raymond H. Weed
Clifford H. Omdal
It’s time to dig roots for winter storage
Connectivity crisis: Banquet speaker to address multimedia distraction
Community Prayer to meet Saturday
Grace to hold Blessing of Animals
Legacy Fitness gets walk award
Roaming Buffalo holds campout
Friends of JRVL hold meeting
American Legion Auxiliary to meet
Badal speaks on UJ, retirement at Lions
February 12, 2017
Energy stocks look for catalyst out of doldrums
NEW YORK -- Buoyant oil prices since Donald Trump's election have provided no lasting halo effect for energy stocks as the sector's profit rebound has lacked vigor, but that could change in the week ahead with a fresh crop of quarterly scorecards.
February 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
December 7, 2016
POLL-U.S. bull market seen extending into 2017 but Trump a wild card
NEW YORK - The U.S. stock market's bull run since 2009 will extend into 2017 if President-elect Donald Trump's plans to stimulate the economy with infrastructure spending and financial deregulation come to pass, according to strategists in a Reuters poll.But limiting the enthusiasm...
December 7, 2016 - 9:00am
November 27, 2016
Retail stock rally leaves few bargains for investors
SAN FRANCISCO — Wall Street expects consumers to open their wallets a little wider this holiday shopping season but bargains among red-hot retail stocks could be hard to find, especially as profit growth proves elusive for many big names.Retailers, including Best Buy, Kohls Corp...
November 27, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 31, 2016
Wall St flat as investors hold off ahead of election
U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors desisted from taking large positions ahead of the outcome of the U.S. election next week.The FBI's review of newly discovered emails related to Hillary Clinton's use of a private server added to the uncertainty over U.S. presidential...
October 31, 2016 - 10:36am
August 24, 2016
Wall Street higher on tech, housing
U.S. stocks rose modestly on Tuesday as gains in the tech sector helped buoy the Nasdaq to a record intraday high and solid housing market data provided more evidence the economy may be picking up momentum.With the U.S. earnings season winding down, investors are also turning their...
August 24, 2016 - 6:41am
August 15, 2016
U.S. stocks hit record highs as oil rises
The three major U.S. stock indexes hit all-time highs on Monday, building on the record-setting rally of the past few weeks, as oil prices rose. Oil rose above the $47 mark and was near its one-month high, as speculation intensified that producers may try to work out ways to support...
August 15, 2016 - 11:01am
July 23, 2016
Wall Street racks up 4th straight week of gains
Wall Street rose on Friday, clinching the fourth straight positive week for the stock market, boosted by strength in telecom stalwarts AT&T and Verizon.A U.S. manufacturing report also came in above expectations, building on upbeat data from earlier in the month. Gains were limited...
July 23, 2016 - 7:30am
July 15, 2016
Wall Street sets another record
NEW YORK – Financial stocks led the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials to record highs on Thursday after JPMorgan's strong quarterly results, while upbeat economic data cemented bets that the current rally on Wall Street can chug along.JPMorgan, the biggest U.S. bank by assets...
July 15, 2016 - 6:53am
June 8, 2016
U.S. SEC adopts trade acknowledgment, rules for swaps
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday said parties in swaps must now acknowledge their trades electronically within a day, and also promptly verify or dispute the terms of the swap under rules it had adopted. "These rules will result in more accurate...
June 8, 2016 - 2:42pm
June 7, 2016
S&P 500 ends at seven-month high after Yellen comments
The S&P 500 closed at a 7-month high on Monday as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen painted a mostly upbeat picture of the economy but gave little sense of when a rate hike may be coming. Energy shares also boosted the market after oil ended higher for a third straight session. The...
June 7, 2016 - 6:40am
June 4, 2016
Weak jobs report weighs on Wall Street, bank shares
NEW YORK - Wall Street finished lower on Friday, led down by financial shares, after a surprisingly weak jobs report prompted doubts about the U.S. economy and its ability to sustain a near-term interest rate hike. The U.S. economy created the fewest number of jobs in more than 5-1/2-years...
June 4, 2016 - 6:39am
June 1, 2016
Wall St. ends May with whimper as energy shares slump
• The S&P 500 wrapped up its third straight month of gains on a flat note on Tuesday as weaker energy shares countered a rise in safe-haven utilities. • The Nasdaq closed higher on Tuesday, and ended up 3.6 percent for the month, the best performance of the three major indexes....
June 1, 2016 - 6:49am
May 27, 2016
Wall Street hits 'pause' after two-day surge
Wall Street treaded water on Thursday following two days of strong gains as advancing utilities offset declines in materials, banks and other cyclical industries. Investors this week have grown more comfortable with expectations the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates as soon...
May 27, 2016 - 6:16am
May 18, 2016
Wall Street sells off amid Fed rate hike jitters
Wall Street sold off on Tuesday as investors boosted their bets on the Federal Reserve raising rates later this year, while Home Depot dragged on indexes following its quarterly report. U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in more than three years in April as gasoline...
May 18, 2016 - 6:42am
May 12, 2016
Wall Street slumps as Disney and Macy's slam consumer shares
• U.S. stocks dropped on Wednesday and the Dow Jones industrial average suffered its worst day since February as feeble quarterly reports from Walt Disney, Macy's and Fossil undermined confidence across the consumer sector. • The consumer discretionary index fell 1.98 percent,...
May 12, 2016 - 6:45am