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US stocks slump; S&P 500 has its worst week since February

Jun. 18, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks sank again on Wall Street Friday, knocking the S&P 500 to its worst weekly loss since February, as more steam comes out of banks and other stocks that soared earlier this year with expectations for the economy and inflation. The S&P 500...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Jun. 18, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street Friday, sending the S&P 500 to its worst weekly loss since February. Banks and other stocks that soared earlier this year on expectations for the economy and inflation were among the biggest losers. Investors are still recalibrating...

Asian shares mostly rise as markets digest Fed moves

Jun. 17, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Friday, as investors digested the latest message from the U.S. Federal Reserve on raising short-term interest rates by late 2023. Japan's benchmark added 0.3% in morning trading to 29,108.23. South Korea's Kospi edged 0.1% higher...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Jun. 17, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

Most stocks ended lower on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to interpret new guidance from the Federal Reserve, which is now looking at potentially raising interest rates as soon as 2023. Banks were one of the biggest drags on the market as bond yields fell....

Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on Fed hints at rate hikes

Jun. 16, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it might ease off economic stimulus earlier than previously thought. Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul fell while Shanghai gained after Fed policymakers, who previously...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Jun. 16, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

Stocks fell on Wall Street and bond yields rose Wednesday after Federal Reserve officials signaled they may start easing off the accelerator on their massive support for markets and the economy earlier than previously thought. The S&P 500 fell after a highly...

Asian shares mixed in quiet trading ahead of US Fed decision

Jun. 15, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed in quiet trading Wednesday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that may give clues on what lies ahead with its massive support for markets. Japan released data that showed its trade surplus jumped 49.6% in May from the previous...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Jun. 15, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

Stocks eased back below their record heights Tuesday as investors waited to hear whether the mixed bag of data coming in about the economy will push the Federal Reserve to let up on its massive support for markets. The S&P 500 edged lower after a report showed...

Gains for some tech giants nudge S&P to another record high

Jun. 14, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

Technology companies helped lift stocks higher on Wall Street, nudging the S&P 500 to its third straight all-time high, even as other parts of the market faltered. A burst of buying in the final 10 minutes of trading sent the benchmark index 0.2% higher. The S&P...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Jun. 14, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

Gains in several big-name tech companies including Apple helped nudge the S&P 500 to another record high Monday, even as other parts of the market faltered. The benchmark index was lower for most of the day, then turned higher in the last 10 minutes of trading,...