Stocks


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 Keep Pushing Higher In 2018, Led by Retailers

Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory on Friday, as the market’s fabulous start to 2018 carried through its second week. Interest rates also climbed after a…

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U.S. Stocks Fall From Records, Treasuries Flat

U.S. stocks fell for the first time this year as shares that serve as bond proxies tumbled on speculation interest rates will continue to rise. Treasuries turned higher in late…

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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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