Posts Tagged ‘delivery’

Snow causes distribution problems

Delivery firms, retailers and petrol suppliers say snow across the UK has hampered services. View full post on Business Stories

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 […]

Fed’s $600 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan Drives Stocks Up

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The Federal Reserve’s announcement to buy $600 billion in bonds to stimulate the economy sent global markets rallying and U.S. stocks surging on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was back in the same height before the crash of Lehman Brothers […]

Stocks Rebound On Strong Boeing Profits

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks returned to positive territory on Wednesday after Boeing reported financial gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 129 points or 1.2 percent to end at 1,107 islands. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index gained 12 points or 1.2 percent […]

Stocks Up As Citigroup Q3 Earnings, Homebuilders’ Confidence Rise

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Improved homebuilders’ confidence in October and Citigroup’s $2.2 billion third quarter profit drove stocks up on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 81 points or 0.7 percent to close at 11,144. Bank of America was the top gainer. The Standard […]

Stocks Tumble Over Foreclosure Probe, Hike In Initial Jobless Claims

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – A nationwide investigation of banks’ foreclosure processes and the rise of initial jobless claims to 462,000 in the latest week rattled investors and sent U.S. stocks falling on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 34 points or 0.3 percent to […]

Stocks End Mixed Ahead Of Jobs Report

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors became cautious ahead of Friday’s monthly job report anticipating a likely higher unemployment rate and flat number of jobs for September. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 19 points or 0.2 percent to […]

Drugmakers Rouse Wall Street

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Profits from pharmaceutical firms beat a drop in consumer confidence and fueled a rally Tuesday that put Wall Street back into positive territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished with a 46-point or 0.4 percent gain to close at 10,858 with […]

Stocks Tumble On Weak Earnings Outlook By Tech, Financial Firms

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Wall Street’s five-day winning streak ended Wednesday as retreating technology and financial stocks weighed down the indexes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 22 points or 0.2 percent to close at 10,739 with Microsoft leading decliners after it raised quarterly dividends […]

End Of Recession, Homebuilder Confidence Drive Stocks Rally

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks are at their four-month high on Monday as the three major indexes rallied after economists officially declared the recession over in June 2009 and homebuilders’ confidence remained steady. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 146 points or 1.4 percent […]