Wall Street

Big Gains for Industrials and Banks Take U.S. Stocks Higher

U.S. stocks are edging higher Wednesday as financial and industrial companies including railroads and airlines climb after a round of strong second-quarter reports. United Continental and Berkshire Hathaway are making…

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Technology Companies Lead U.S. Stock Indexes Higher

U.S. stocks are rising Thursday as technology companies like Apple resume their upward march. Software company CA is soaring after chipmaker Broadcom agreed to buy it for $18.9 billion. Health-care…

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U.S. Stocks Hold on to an Early Rally; Oil Prices Fall

Technology companies led U.S. stocks broadly higher in afternoon trading Thursday, turning major indexes higher for the week. Health care stocks and consumer-focused companies also posted solid gains, as traders…

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