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FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, traders Steven Kaplan, left, and Gregory Rowe react at the closing on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street is opening slightly higher, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, as markets recover from steep losses Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Wall Street steadies itself after 4-day losing streak

Sep. 22, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

Stocks are drifting higher on Wall Street Tuesday, steadying themselves a day after tumbling amid a raft of worries about the pandemic and governments’ response to it. The S&P 500 was 0.8% higher on the heels of its first four-day losing streak since the market was selling off in February. The Dow...

FILE - This Jan. 27, 2020, file photo shows a General Motors logo at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich. Shares in electric- and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday Sept. 21, 2020, after the company's founder Trevor Milton resigned amid allegations of fraud - just two weeks after signing a $2 billion partnership with General Motors. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations

Sep. 21, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Shares in electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday after the company's founder resigned amid allegations of fraud — just two weeks after signing a $2 billion partnership with General Motors. The company said late Sunday that Trevor Milton...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 21, 2020 3:54 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery fell $1.80 to $39.31 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for November delivery fell $1.71 to $41.44 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery fell 6 cents to $1.18 a gallon. October heating oil fell 5 cents to $1.11 a gallon. October natural gas fell 21 cents to...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 18, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 14 cents to $41.11 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for November delivery fell 15 cents to $43.15 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 1 cent to $1.24 a gallon. October heating oil was little changed at $1.16 a gallon. October natural gas rose 1...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 17, 2020 3:24 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 81 cents to $40.97 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose $1.08 to $43.30 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 4 cents to $1.22 a gallon. October heating oil rose 4 cents to $1.16 a gallon. October natural gas fell 22...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 16, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose $1.88 to $40.16 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose $1.69 to $42.22 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 5 cents to $1.19 a gallon. October heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.12 a gallon. October natural gas fell 9 cents...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 15, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose $1.02 to $38.28 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose 92 cents to $40.53 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 3 cents to $1.14 a gallon. October heating oil rose 1 cent to $1.10 a gallon. October natural gas rose 5 cents...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 14, 2020 3:17 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery fell 7 cents to $37.26 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for November delivery dropped 22 cents to $39.61 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 1 cent to $1.11 a gallon. October heating oil was little changed at $1.09 a gallon. October natural gas rose...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 11, 2020 3:29 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 3 cents to $37.33 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for November delivery dropped 23 cents to $39.83 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery fell 1 cent to $1.09 a gallon. October heating oil rose 1 cent to $1.09 a gallon. October natural gas fell 5...

FILE- In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo the Apple logo is displayed at the Apple store in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Investors betting that the stock market will continue to notch gains are increasingly doing so by trading options. The volume of option contracts to buy or sell Microsoft and Tesla shares is up more than twofold from 2019, while Apple option contract volume is up more than 86%. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Surge in options trading helps drive gains on Wall Street

Sep. 10, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stock options trading is up sharply this year, fueled by investor optimism for more gains on Wall Street. Options are contracts that give investors the right, though not the obligation, to buy or sell a stock at a future date and at a set price. Often, though, investors look to make...