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Stocks wobble on Wall Street as investors review earnings

Jan. 20, 2022 15:29 PM EST

Stocks gave back gains in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors gauged the latest corporate earnings and monitored inflation’s impact on the economy. The S&P 500, which had been up 1.5% earlier, slipped to a 0.1% gain as of 3:11 p.m. Eastern. The benchmark...

Asian stocks rise after China rate cuts, Japan export gain

Jan. 19, 2022 22:20 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday after China cut interest rates to shore up flagging economic growth and Japan reported a double-digit rise in exports. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced. On Wall Street, the benchmark S&P...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Jan. 19, 2022 17:01 PM EST

Stocks continued to fall on Wall Street Wednesday as investors review the latest corporate earnings and prepare for higher interest rates. The S&P 500, the Nasdaq, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average all set new lows for the year, with technology stocks’ weakness again giving...

Asian shares mostly lower after retreat on Wall Street

Jan. 18, 2022 23:07 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell in cautious trading on Wednesday after stocks on Wall Street sank to a new low for the year. Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Sydney were lower while Hong Kong edged higher. Technology shares led the decline Tuesday on Wall Street....

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Jan. 18, 2022 16:28 PM EST

Stocks fell to a new low for the year on Wall Street Tuesday and bond yields surged amid renewed jitters the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates to tackle rising inflation. The S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq fell. Technology stocks and banks led...

World shares mixed after China reports slowing growth

Jan. 17, 2022 03:31 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mixed on Monday after China reported that its economy expanded at an 8.1% annual pace in 2021, though growth slowed to half that level in the last quarter. Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Shanghai advanced while Hong Kong and Seoul declined. ...

Asian shares mixed after China reports slowing growth

Jan. 16, 2022 22:32 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday after China reported that its economy expanded at an 8.1% annual pace in 2021, though growth slowed to half that level in the last quarter. Tokyo, Shanghai and Sydney rose, while Hong Kong and Seoul declined. The...

Stocks end mostly higher, but still log another losing week

Jan. 14, 2022 17:02 PM EST

A late-afternoon recovery in technology stocks helped erase most of the market's losses Friday, though it wasn't enough to keep major indexes from posting their second straight losing week. The S&P 500 eked out a 0.1% gain in the final minutes of trading after having been down...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Jan. 14, 2022 16:28 PM EST

A late-afternoon recovery in technology stocks helped erase most of the market’s losses Friday, but it wasn’t enough to keep major indexes from logging their second losing week in a row. The S&P 500 snuck back into the green in the last few minutes of trading. The tech-heavy...

Asian shares skid, tracking Wall Street retreat

Jan. 13, 2022 22:53 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares slipped Friday after a retreat on Wall Street that left the Nasdaq composite down 2.5%. Tokyo fell nearly 2% and Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul also were lower. China reported its global trade surplus surged nearly 30% in 2021 to $676.4...