Archive for the ‘Stock Market’ Category

Stocks Opened Higher on Deal News, Earnings

U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday on cautious optimism over signs of progress toward a debt deal in Europe and strong results from Caterpillar Inc. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately rose 58.51 points, or 0.50%, to 11,867.30. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index added 8.37 points to 1,246.62. The ...

Full story

Stocks Rally on Europe Optimism

U.S. stocks surged into the close of trading Friday as optimism over an upcoming Europe leaders meeting lured in buyers. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up 267.01 points, or 2.31%, at 11,808.79. The blue-chip index rose 1.4% for the week. The S&P 500 added 22.86 points, or 1.88%, to ...

Full story

Stocks Open Higher After Solid Earnings

U.S. stocks opened more than 1% high on Friday, buoyed by a round of solid corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately rose 164.05 points, or 1.42%, to 11,705.83. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 16.81 points, or 1.38%, to 1,232.20. The Nasdaq Composite Index added 33.23 ...

Full story

Stocks Ended Mixed, Europe in Play

U.S. stocks ended a choppy day of trading mixed Thursday after reports that European leaders remain split over how to fend off a larger financial crisis in the region. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 37.16 points, or 0.3%, to 11,541.78. The S&P 500 gained 5.51 points, or 0.5%, to ...

Full story

Stocks Waver after Jobless Claims, Mixed Earnings

U.S. stocks edged between narrow gains and losses in early trading on Thursday, as investors weigh mixed earnings results with a slight dip in claims for unemployment benefits. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately rose 50.56 points to 11,555.18. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 5.86 points to ...

Full story

Stocks Sink on Europe, Apple, Fed Outlook

U.S. stocks dropped Wednesday on conflicting signs from Europe about a potentially bigger plan to stave off a messy sovereign default, disappointing earnings from heavyweight Apple and some signs of continued strain on the economy from the Federal Reserve's Beige Book report. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 72.43 points, ...

Full story

Stocks Fell Slightly as Investors Weigh Earnings, Data

The U.S. stocks fell slightly at Wednesday's opening as traders balanced better-than-expected U.S. economic data and earnings reports from key technology and banking companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately fell 13.02 points to 11,564.03. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index lost 3.32 points to 1,222.06. The Nasdaq composite was ...

Full story

Stocks Lifted by Europe Report

U.S. stocks surged into the close Tuesday, helped by a news report that Germany and France are moving closer to resolving the European debt crisis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 180.05 points, or 1.58%, to 11,577.05. The S&P  500 added 24.52 points, or 2.04%, to 1,225.38. The Nasdaq Composite ...

Full story

Stocks Wavered amid Earnings

U.S. stocks wavered between gains and losses at the open Tuesday as investors grappled with less-than- stellar earnings from some big corporations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lately fell 76.82 points to 11,320.18. The S&P was off 7.48 points to 1,193.38. The Nasdaq Composite fell 21.85 points to 2,593.07.   Bank of ...

Full story

Stocks Slump on Euro Zone Worries

U.S. stocks dropped about 2% Monday, ending near their lows of the session, after German officials tried to lower expectations that an upcoming meeting of euro-zone officials would yield a speedy fix to Europe's debt problems. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 247.49 points, or 2.13%, to 11,397.00. The S&P ...

Full story

Copyright © 2012 Nine Stocks