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November 6, 2013
Dow, S&P down after winning streak
By Angela Moon Reuters NEW YORK — The Dow and the S&P 500 ended lower on Tuesday following two sessions of gains as investors weighed the implications of strong economic data for the path of monetary policy over the next several months. After the closing bell, Tesla Motors...
November 6, 2013 - 8:04am
October 30, 2013
Dow closes at record high
By Steve Rothwell Associated Press NEW YORK — Investors drove the Dow Jones industrial average to an all-time high Tuesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep its economic stimulus program in place. The Dow rose 111.42 points, or 0.7 percent, to 15,680.35. The...
October 30, 2013 - 7:49am
October 29, 2013
S&P 500 notches gain to log
BY Steve Rothwell Associated Press NEW YORK — It was another record day for stocks, but barely. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at an all-time high Monday, but by a small margin. The S&P 500 edged up 2.34 points, or 0.1 percent, to a record 1,762.11 after good...
October 29, 2013 - 7:56am
October 9, 2013
Stocks fall as investors wait on Washington
NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market's slow bleed got a little worse Tuesday. The decline is the result of squabbling in Washington over raising the nation's debt limit and a government shutdown that has dragged on for more than a week. The stock market's moderate losses in the first...
October 9, 2013 - 7:15am
October 8, 2013
London copper steady on caution over U.S. situation
SINGAPORE -- London copper was little changed on Tuesday as China returned from a week-long holiday, with traders cautious over the U.S. fiscal standoff that has eroded risk appetite and tarnished demand expectations for the metal. Copper prices have been trapped in a $7,000-$7,500...
October 8, 2013 - 7:54am
Wall Street falls as no progress on shutdown
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks fell on Monday, extending two weeks of losses, as a lack of progress in ending the partial U.S. government shutdown or the debt-ceiling standoff kept investors nervous. The S&P 500 ended near its lows of the session in a volatile day and dropped for its 10th...
October 8, 2013 - 7:53am
October 3, 2013
Stocks fall as fears on shutdown increase
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fear of a protracted U.S. government shutdown is making global investors increasingly nervous. U.S. and European stock markets fell Wednesday as investors and world leaders worried about the threat to the global economy.
October 3, 2013 - 7:07am
October 1, 2013
AOL founder to invest elsewhere
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- AOL co-founder Steve Case is looking to finance entrepreneurs who are trying to build technology companies outside Silicon Valley, just like he once did. The startups will be bankrolled by a $200 million fund that Case's Revolution Ventures announced Monday....
October 1, 2013 - 7:40am
August 24, 2013
U.S. rig count drops this week to 1,776
HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped 15 this week to 1,776. The Houston-based company said in its weekly report Friday that 1,382 rigs were exploring for oil and 387 for...
August 24, 2013 - 7:27am
August 13, 2013
Investors seek control in company
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) -- North Dakota investors of an ethanol plant operated by an Iowa man want financial control in the energy company behind it. The Mason City Globe Gazette reported Robert Hylden and Darren Sheldon, both of Fargo, N.D., have filed a petition in Cerro Gordo County...
August 13, 2013 - 7:44am
July 31, 2013
Antitrust probe includes Halliburton, Baker Hughes
Oil giants Halliburton and Baker Hughes have become the subjects of a U.S.
July 31, 2013 - 7:42am
July 23, 2013
S&P 500 edges higher
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mining companies and banks helped the stock market overcome some disappointing quarterly performances on Monday. Poor second-quarter results from a handful of large U.S. companies weighed on stocks. McDonald's Corp. fell after its results missed expectations and...
July 23, 2013 - 7:17am
June 19, 2013
Stocks move higher after building inflation rise
By Christina Rexrode Associated Press NEW YORK -- It's all about the Fed. Still. U.S. stocks moved higher Tuesday, helped by news of a pickup in home building and low inflation. But the Federal Reserve loomed large, with investors trying to guess what the central bank will say...
June 19, 2013 - 7:33am
April 6, 2013
Stocks end lower after disappointing jobs report
By Steve Rothwell Associated Press NEW YORK -- Stocks fell on Wall Street Friday after the government reported a sharp slowdown in hiring last month that was far worse than economists had expected. The Dow Jones industrial average ended 40.86 points lower at 14,565.25, a loss of...
April 6, 2013 - 7:23am
March 12, 2013
Stocks creep up; Dow rises for seventh day running
NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market crept higher Monday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to its seventh straight day of gains. Boeing was the Dow's top stock, surging 2 percent. A Boeing executive reportedly said he's confident the aircraft maker has figured out a fix for...
March 12, 2013 - 7:32am