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Solid earnings nudge US stocks further into record heights

Oct. 26, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

Technology and health care companies helped push stocks higher on Wall Street Tuesday, nudging major indexes to new highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.2% and notched its second all-time high in two days. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose less than 0.1%, good enough for its...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Oct. 26, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

Stocks held on to modest gains on Wall Street Tuesday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average further into record heights. The Nasdaq also rose as technology stocks gained ground. Solid earnings from several companies helped push stock prices...

Asian shares mostly higher, tracking Wall Street rally

Oct. 25, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after another rally to a record high on Wall Street. Stocks have been pushing broadly higher as companies turn in much stronger profit reports for the summer than analysts had expected. Historically low interest...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Oct. 25, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

Wall Street notched some more record highs on Monday as a better-than-expected profit reporting season gets into higher gear. The S&P 500 rose and surpassed the peak it set on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq also rose. Stocks broadly have been...

Asia stocks mixed after Wall St slips, China travel curbs

Oct. 25, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after Wall Street slipped and China tightened travel controls in some areas in response to coronavirus infections. Shanghai, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced while Tokyo declined. Wall Street’s...

Stocks end mixed on Wall Street, still notch weekly gains

Oct. 22, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

Wall Street capped a choppy day of trading Friday with an uneven finish for the major stock indexes, as losses for several large technology companies weighed on the market. The S&P 500 was little changed a day after it set an all-time high, but the 0.1% slip ended...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Oct. 22, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

Stocks ended up with a mixed finish on Wall Street Friday after another choppy day of trading, but major indexes still marked their third weekly gains in a row. The S&P 500 fell slightly as sizable drops in several big tech companies outweighed gains in other...

Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 squeaks to new record high

Oct. 21, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

Asian shares were mixed Friday after a late-in-the-day wave of buying pushed the S&P 500 to a fresh record high. Benchmarks rose in Hong Kong and Tokyo but fell in Sydney and Shanghai. An official newspaper, the Securities Times, said China...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Oct. 21, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

A wave of buying in the last hour of trading left stocks mostly higher on Wall Street, enough for the S&P 500 to beat the record high close it set in early September. The market had spent most of the day wobbling between gains and losses Thursday. Technology...

Asian shares mixed after Evergrande sale deal called off

Oct. 20, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

Shares are mixed in Asia after major Chinese property developer Evergrande said a plan to sell its property management arm to a smaller rival had fallen through. Shares slipped in Hong Kong and Tokyo but rose in most other regional markets. China...