Posts Tagged ‘new york mercantile exchange’

Commodities Prices Fall On Chinese Interest Rates Fears

Linda Young – AHN News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Commodities prices for precious metals, oil and agricultural raw materials took the hardest fall in 18 months on news that China might take steps to avert inflation. Prices of commodities futures fell by up to 3.8 percent on news that China’s central […]

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 […]

Weekly Recap – Sept 24: U.S. Markets

Mitchell Jaworski – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. markets opened higher Friday and remained that way to close with their best daily gain in two weeks. The rise also helped stocks close higher for a fourth consecutive week. Friday’s action was driven by better than expected earnings from shoe […]

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 […]

Weekly Recap Sept 17: U.S Markets

Mitchell Jaworski – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. markets finished the week higher despite a mixed bag of economic data. Strong earnings reports from a handful of big-cap tech names helped fuel gains on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial average added 13 points or 0.12 percent despite decliners outpacing […]