Posts Tagged ‘crude oil futures’

Drop In Jobless Claims Push Stocks Up

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The report of a huge drop in unemployment claims stirred a Wall Street rally on Wednesday despite lower sales of new homes and durable goods. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 151 points or 1.4 percent to close at 11,187. American […]

Korean Hostility, U.S. Economic Downgrade Send Stocks Falling

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The exchange of artillery fire between North and South Korea and the Fed’s bleak economic outlook next year sent shivers down the spine of investors and U.S. stocks sliding on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 153 points or 1.5 […]

Caterpillar Acquisition, Better October Retail Sales Boost Stocks

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The acquisition by construction equipment giant Caterpillar of mining-equipment maker Bucyrus International Inc. for $7.6 billion and a 1.2 percent increase in retail sales in October sent U.S. stocks climbing on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went up 85 points […]

Stocks Slip But Benchmarks Post Best Monthly Gain In 71 Years

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stocks ended September with a loss on Thursday but the three benchmarks had the strongest monthly gain since 1939. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 47 points or 0.4 percent to 10, 788 with American Express Co. as the biggest decliner. […]