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It's not just record-high stocks feeling the Fed effect

Apr. 25, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not just the stock market at a record high that's feeling the Fed effect. Jewelry shoppers, home buyers, retirees and many others are feeling the ramifications of the Federal Reserve's decision earlier this year to halt raising interest rates, at least temporarily. For some...

Big gains for Facebook, Microsoft keep stocks near records

Apr. 25, 2019 12:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes held close to their record highs Thursday as blowout results from Facebook and Microsoft offset a sharp slump for industrial companies following earnings reports that fell short of Wall Street's expectations. Communications and technology sectors helped lead the market...

Markets Right Now: Stocks hold near record highs

Apr. 25, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stock indexes held close to their record highs as blowout results from big-name tech companies offset slumps in industrial companies that reported disappointing results. Facebook and Microsoft both reported strong...

Disappointing 3M earnings weigh on Wall Street ahead of bell

Apr. 25, 2019 8:45 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Disappointing earnings from 3M, the maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics, is weighing on stocks ahead of Wall Street's open Thursday. The failure of two projected mergers in Europe dented market sentiment, too. St. Paul Minnesota-based 3M said it plans to cut 2,000 jobs...

Asian shares mixed after US stocks retreat from record high

Apr. 24, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after U.S. stocks closed lower, giving back some of its gains a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.2% in early trading to 22,247.14. South Korea's Kospi fell nearly 0.3% to 2,195.56. Hong Kong's Hang...

How the major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Apr. 24, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

Stocks gave up an early gain to finish with modest losses Wednesday as investors continued weighing a steady flow of corporate earnings. Energy and communications companies took some of the biggest losses as a three day rally in the price of U.S. crude oil ended. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower, as...

Boeing's troubled jet is costing $1 billion to fix so far

Apr. 24, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

Boeing is already estimating a $1 billion increase in costs related to its troubled 737 Max and has pulled its forecast of 2019 earnings because of uncertainty surrounding the jetliner, which remains grounded after two crashes that killed 346 people. The $1 billion figure is a conservative starting point. It...

Markets Right Now: Stocks edge lower a day after record

Apr. 24, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks gave up an early gain and drifted mostly lower on Wall Street as investors continue digesting a steady flow of corporate earnings. Energy and communications companies took some of the biggest losses Wednesday....

Domino's shares up as earnings overshadow slower growth

Apr. 24, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — Domino's Pizza Inc.'s first quarter earnings beat overshadowed investor's concerns about slowing growth at the world's biggest pizza chain. Domino's net income rose 4.4% to $92.7 million, or $2.20 per share. That beat Wall Street's forecast of $2.09, according to analysts polled...

Wall Street keeps hitting records. What do investors do now?

Apr. 24, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

The S&P 500 just hit an all-time high, recovering from last year's dramatic plunge. The economy seems to be on fairly solid footing, still it's anyone's guess what happens next for the stock market. So what does this mean for the average investor? Here are answers to some questions about where stocks stand...