• Jobs and earnings latest test for stocks

    U.S. stocks are unlikely to break above a key technical level this week unless monthly jobs data and consumer company results paint a more promising picture of the recovery.
  • Wall St Week Ahead: Jobs, earnings latest test for stocks

    U.S. stocks are unlikely to break above a key technical level this week unless monthly jobs data and consumer company results paint a more promising picture of the recovery.
  • Jobs data, earnings latest test for stocks

    U.S. stocks are unlikely to break above a key technical level next week unless monthly jobs data and consumer company results paint a more promising picture of the recovery.
  • Wall Street edges lower as investors mull slow recovery

    Stocks fell on Friday, rebounding for a second day in a row from more substantial losses, as concerns about slower economic growth held trading to a tight range.
  • Bernanke's economy comment batters market

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's dour assessment of the U.S. recovery hit stocks on Wednesday, as his comment that the economy faced unusually uncertain prospects rattled investors.
  • Wall Street tumbles on Fed chief's economy view

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's dour assessment of the U.S. recovery hit stocks on Wednesday, as the Fed chief's comment on unusually uncertain economic prospects discouraged investors.
  • Wall St rises slightly while retail shares weigh

    Stocks rose slightly on Tuesday, rebounding from weeks of selling, but initial gains were mostly erased by afternoon as retail shares weighed.
  • Instant View: Factory, housing data disappoint investors

    A key survey of U.S. manufacturing activity fell to its lowest in six months, while contracts for pending sales of previously owned homes plunged a record 30 percent in May, far more than expected,
  • Surprise rise in jobless claims stokes recovery worries

    New claims for state jobless benefits unexpectedly rose last week, while manufacturing activity and employment slowed in June, heightening fears the U.S. economic recovery is stalling.
  • Wall Street rises with euro and data

    Stocks rose on Tuesday as the euro strengthened after successful European debt auctions and U.S. data showed inflation remained under control.
  • Markets tumble on weak jobs data

    Stocks fell sharply on Friday after the May payrolls report showed private hiring was much lower than expected, raising fears about the strength of the economic recovery.
  • Wall Street slips as consumer spending turns flat

    Stocks fell on Friday as data showed consumer spending was unexpectedly flat last month and growth of U.S. Midwest business activity slowed more than expected.
  • Wall St slips as jobless claims offset tech deal

    U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, following the best three-day run in 10 months as lackluster jobless data underscored difficulties facing the labor market and offset optimism after a multibillion-dollar tech deal.
  • Dow rises on Caterpillar, banks limit gains

    The Dow industrials rose on Monday on strong results from Caterpillar, while weakness in financial shares left the broad S&P 500 index little changed.
  • Wall Street falls on banks, Google

    Wall Street fell on Friday after a slew of big company earnings, including Google and GE, failed to meet heightened expectations that were prompted by optimism about an improving economy.
  • Wall Street ends flat after mixed data

    Mixed consumer and retail data kept stocks near break even on Friday, but major indexes edged higher for a second straight week.
  • Wall Street set to dip as house price data weighs

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday after U.S. home prices fell unexpectedly, adding to concerns about the strength of the economic recovery.
  • Stocks set to dip as house price data weighs

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday after U.S. home prices fell unexpectedly, adding to concerns about the strength of the economic recovery.
  • Wall St lower after Bernanke comments, Greece eyed

    U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as investors took a dim view of comments from the Federal Reserve chairman that although he still expects low interest rates for some time, the cheap funding that has underpinned a market rally since last March would end eventually.
  • Wall Street pauses before start of earnings

    U.S. stocks paused on Monday after a week of gains as nervous investors braced for the start of earnings reporting, worried if profits and outlooks will be strong enough to extend the market's advance.

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