Posts Tagged ‘Stocks’

Broad Drop in Stocks (Market Update)

U.S. stocks tumbled as the skirmish between North Korea and South Korea and continued… View full post on Business Stories

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 Climb As Dollar Weakens

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks sharply fell early in the session on Wednesday before closing higher amid the weakening of the dollar. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10 points or 0.1 percent to 11,357. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index added 3 points […]

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 […]

Stock Picks: ADP, Garmin, RIM

Wall Street analysts offer buy, sell, or hold opinions on stocks in the news on Oct. 27 View full post on Finance Stories

Stocks Make Slight Gains

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks banked on rising consumer confidence to counter a slump in the materials sector and eke out slight gains on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 5 points higher to 11,169 on the strength of gainers Walt Disney, Wal-Mart […]

China Stocks On Six-Month High On Profits, Commodities

Lawrence Mijares – AHN News Contributor Shanghai, China (AHN) – The Shanghai Composite Index advanced 76.38, or 2.6 percent, to 3,051.42 at the 3 p.m. close, the highest since April 16. The increase in profit is due to the continuous weakening of the U.S. dollar and rising commodity prices due to increased consumer demand where […]

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 Tank On Bank Of America Mortgage Woes

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks plunged on Tuesday after reports that Bank of America is being forced to buy back bad mortgages. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 165 points or 1.48 percent to close at 10,979, its biggest drop since Aug. 11. Bank […]

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 […]