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Weakness in tech stocks pulls Wall Street back from records

Jul. 27, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

A slide in technology and consumer-oriented companies helped pull stocks lower on Wall Street Tuesday, dragging the major indexes below the record highs they set a day earlier. The S&P 500 fell 0.5%, snapping a five-day winning streak. The selling was most pronounced...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Jul. 27, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Tuesday, pulling major indexes back slightly from the records they set a day earlier. Weakness in big technology companies was the biggest factor. Markets have been choppy as investors try to get a clearer picture of how well the...

Asian stock markets advance after Wall St rises to record

Jul. 27, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a Federal Reserve report for an update on when U.S. stimulus might start winding down. Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul advanced while Hong Kong retreated. On...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Jul. 26, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and finished slightly higher on Wall Street, edging major indexes a bit further into record territory. The S&P 500 managed a gain, with strength in communications and energy companies outweighing weakness in other sectors. Investors...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Jul. 23, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

Wall Street notched more record highs on Friday, ending the week on a strong note after opening it with a stumble. The S&P 500 notched its fourth straight gain following a sell-off Monday brought on by a flare-up in worries about an upturn in coronavirus infections, particularly those of...

Wall Street rallies to record-breaking end of turbulent week

Jul. 23, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rallied to records on Wall Street Friday, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the 35,000 level for the first time, as the market continued to roar back from its short-lived swoon at the start of the week. The S&P 500 index...

Asian markets mixed after modest gains on Wall St

Jul. 23, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Friday after major indexes edged higher on Wall Street, preserving their gains for the week. Hong Kong and Shanghai fell while Sydney and Seoul advanced. Tokyo was closed for a holiday. Surges in...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Jul. 22, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

Major indexes edged higher on Wall Street after a day of muted trading, preserving their gains for the week. Even though most stocks in the S&P 500 fell, gains for several tech heavyweights, including Apple and Microsoft, pushed the benchmark index higher. The Nasdaq and Dow Jones...

Bad Breadth: Whiff of danger as market gains lack scope

Jul. 22, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before Monday’s swoon — the worst day for stocks on Wall Street in a couple months — the market was flashing concerning signals. Chief among them were sharp moves in the bond market that indicated worsening expectations for economic growth and...

Stocks climb on Wall St gains as company earnings roll in

Jul. 22, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday for a second day as optimism about an economic recovery appeared to outweigh concern over rising coronavirus cases and inflation. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney advanced....