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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...

Robinhood IPO asks customers to play big role as investors

Jul. 27, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robinhood is disrupting another stock market norm — and taking a big risk — by giving ordinary investors access to a huge slice of its initial public offering. The popular online brokerage is taking the unusual step of allowing users of its...

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...

Hedge fund may invest up to $400M in Lordstown Motors

Jul. 26, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Lordstown Motors has received an investment of up to $400 million as the struggling electric truck maker continues to push toward production of its new pickup this fall. The Ohio company, which has been under scrutiny over the claims it has made...

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...

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....

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Jul. 21, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

Stocks closed higher again on Wall Street, extending their gains following a sharp drop at the beginning of the week. Investors turned their attention to company earnings, which have started to roll in steadily. The S&P 500 rose 0.8%. Small-company stocks outpaced the rest of the market...