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From stocks to crypto, a punishing six months for investors

Jun. 30, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

Americans with stock portfolios or retirement investment plans would likely prefer to forget the last six months. The S&P 500, Wall Street’s broad benchmark for many stock funds, closed the first half of 2022 with a loss of more than 20% after starting the year at an all-time...

Stocks slump, closing out worst quarter since early 2020

Jun. 30, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

Wall Street racked up more losses for stocks Thursday, as the market closed out its worst quarter since the onset of the pandemic in early 2020. The S&P 500 fell 0.9%, its fourth consecutive drop. The benchmark index is now down 21% since it hit an all-time high at the beginning...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday 6/30/2022

Jun. 30, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

Stocks fell again on Wall Street Thursday, closing out the worst quarter for the market since the onset of the pandemic in early 2020. The S&P 500 fell and is now down 21% since hitting a record high at the beginning of the year, having entered a bear market earlier in June. The...

Asia stocks mixed after Wall St down, China manufacturing up

Jun. 29, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after the U.S. economy contracted and China reported stronger factory activity. Shanghai and Hong Kong gained, while Tokyo and Seoul declined. Oil prices advanced. Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index edged...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday 6/29/2022

Jun. 29, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

Stocks ended mostly lower on Wall Street Wednesday, keeping the market on track for its fourth monthly loss this year. The S&P 500 index has been volatile all week, and is down 20% for the year as investors worry about inflation and rising interest rates. Small company stocks...

Asian shares track Wall St drop as inflation fears drag on

Jun. 29, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded in Asia on Wednesday after another broad decline on Wall Street as markets remain gripped by uncertainty over inflation, rising interest rates and the potential for a recession. U.S. futures edged higher while oil prices fell back. A...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday 6/28/2022

Jun. 28, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

Stocks slid on Wall Street Tuesday as the market remains gripped by uncertainty over pervasive inflation, rising interest rates and the potential for a recession. The S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq fell. The Conference Board reported that consumer...

World shares mostly higher after wobbly day on Wall Street

Jun. 28, 2022 05:29 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after a wobbly day on Wall Street as markets cooled off following a rare winning week. Oil prices pushed higher and U.S. futures also advanced. As they wrapped up a summit in Elmau, Germany, Group of Seven...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday 6/27/2022

Jun. 27, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

Stocks ended mixed after a day of wavering between gains and losses Monday as the market cools off following a rare winning week. The S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq fell. Small-company stocks rose. Declines in technology and communication stocks, and in...

Home prices, General Mills earns, consumer spending

Jun. 27, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOME PRICE MONITOR A limited inventory of homes for sale coupled with strong demand has helped keep U.S. home prices climbing sharply. S&P’s CoreLogic...