Markets


U.S. Stock Indexes Mostly Higher in Morning Trading

The major U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in morning trading Friday as gains by retailers and consumer-goods companies outweighed losses in other sectors. Technology stocks were among the biggest…

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Stocks Stall, S&P 500 on Pace for First Drop of 2018

The stock market’s fantastic start to 2018 stalled out on Wednesday after interest rates climbed even further. Stocks that pay big dividends were the worst performers, hurt by the yield…

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Global Shares Slide as Wall Street Rally Fades

Share prices were mostly lower in Europe and Asia on Wednesday as the afterglow from Wall Street’s extended winning streak faded. Germany’s DAX slipped 0.4 percent to 13,338.59 and the…

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Asia Stocks Saunter Toward Historic High

Asian shares crept toward all-time peaks on Monday after Wall Street boasted its best start to a year in over a decade, with brisk economic growth and benign inflation proving…

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