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Stocks rise broadly as indexes hover around record highs

Oct. 28, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

Stocks rose broadly in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday and put major indexes on a path to push past record highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.6% as of 10:15 a.m. Eastern. Roughly 80% of stocks in the benchmark index made gains and it is hovering above the record close...

Asian shares pull back, chilled by decline on Wall Street

Oct. 27, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

Asian shares fell Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street as banks and health care companies pulled the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average back from their latest record highs. Shares fell in all major regional markets and oil prices also declined. ...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Oct. 27, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

Stocks faded in the last hour of trading and ended mostly lower Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average set their latest record highs. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell. The Nasdaq ended little changed. Several...

Asian stocks fall after Australia inflation accelerates

Oct. 26, 2021 23:45 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Wednesday after Australian inflation increased, highlighting global pressure for prices to rise, while investors looked ahead to U.S. economic growth data due out this week. Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong all retreated. ...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Oct. 26, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

Stocks held on to modest gains on Wall Street Tuesday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average further into record heights. The Nasdaq also rose as technology stocks gained ground. Solid earnings from several companies helped push stock prices...

Asian shares mostly higher, tracking Wall Street rally

Oct. 25, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after another rally to a record high on Wall Street. Stocks have been pushing broadly higher as companies turn in much stronger profit reports for the summer than analysts had expected. Historically low interest...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Oct. 25, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

Wall Street notched some more record highs on Monday as a better-than-expected profit reporting season gets into higher gear. The S&P 500 rose and surpassed the peak it set on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq also rose. Stocks broadly have been...

Asia stocks mixed after Wall St slips, China travel curbs

Oct. 25, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after Wall Street slipped and China tightened travel controls in some areas in response to coronavirus infections. Shanghai, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced while Tokyo declined. Wall Street’s...

Stocks end mixed on Wall Street, still notch weekly gains

Oct. 22, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

Wall Street capped a choppy day of trading Friday with an uneven finish for the major stock indexes, as losses for several large technology companies weighed on the market. The S&P 500 was little changed a day after it set an all-time high, but the 0.1% slip ended...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Oct. 22, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

Stocks ended up with a mixed finish on Wall Street Friday after another choppy day of trading, but major indexes still marked their third weekly gains in a row. The S&P 500 fell slightly as sizable drops in several big tech companies outweighed gains in other...