Wall Street


Stocks Broadly Higher in Midday Trading; Oil Rises

U.S. stocks were broadly higher in midday trading Friday, as investors cheered solid earnings from several companies. The rally extended the market’s modest gains from the day before. Industrial stocks…

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Stocks Waver in Midday Trading on Wall Street

U.S. stocks wavered between small gains and losses in midday trading Tuesday, a day after the market closed at record highs. Investors were sizing up the latest crop of company…

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Stocks Are Broadly Lower in Afternoon Trading; Oil Rises

Retailers led U.S. stocks broadly lower in late-afternoon trading Thursday following disappointing quarterly results from Macy’s, Kohl’s and other big department-store chains. Some energy stocks bucked the trend, getting a…

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S&P, Nasdaq Lose Ground After Touching Record Highs

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq lost ground on Monday after touching record highs as investors looked for fresh catalysts following centrist Emmanuel Macron’s widely expected victory in the French…

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Wall St. Edges Up as U.S. Job Growth Rebounds

Wall Street edged higher on Friday as energy stocks bounced back along with oil prices and U.S. job growth rebounded. U.S. nonfarm payrolls surged by 211,000 jobs last month after…

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Stocks Edge Higher After Solid April Jobs Report

The U.S. government said that hiring bounced back in April, something investors had wanted to see, and stocks are slightly higher Friday afternoon. Energy companies are bouncing back along with…

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Pfizer Beats 1Q Profit Forecasts, but Sales Slip

Pfizer beat Wall Street expectations for first-quarter profit thanks to reduced spending on operations and legal costs, plus strong sales of key new drugs and longtime blockbuster pain treatment Lyrica.…

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Stocks Slightly Lower as Weak GDP Data Weighs

U.S. stocks were slightly lower in trading early Friday afternoon, after data showed that the economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter. Gross domestic…

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