Nasdaq Comes Within Reach Of 5,000 Milestone
February 26 2015 5:03 PM EST
The index came within just 11 points of hitting the psychologically important 5,000 level last touched during the dot-com bubble.
US Stocks Drop On Mixed Economic Reports
February 26 2015 10:57 AM EST
The Dow fell Thursday as the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week jumped by the most since December 2013.
Dow Closes At Record High
February 25 2015 6:42 PM EST
The blue-chip index finished the session at a new milestone ahead of Thursday's busy batch of economic indicators, including weekly jobless claims.
US Stocks Hover Near Record Highs On Fed Chair's Testimony
February 25 2015 12:49 PM EST
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen continued to warn that a hike in interest rates would come later rather than sooner.
US Stocks Hit All-Time Highs On Fed Chair's Testimony
February 24 2015 11:27 AM EST
Janet Yellen announced the central bank would not be increasing interest rates for the “next couple of FOMC meetings.”
Home Depot's Profits Jump 36% As Housing Sector Recovery Gains Strength
February 24 2015 10:35 AM EST
The world’s largest home improvement retailer posted a 36 percent jump in quarterly earnings as an improving job market encouraged Americans to spend more on renovations.
Macy's, Target Earnings To Reveal Consumers' Financial Health
February 23 2015 3:17 PM EST
A steep drop in gasoline prices across the country is expected to boost retail spending at the end of 2014.
US Stocks Dip Ahead Of Yellen's Speech To Congress
February 23 2015 11:46 AM EST
Wall Street is looking ahead to congressional testimony from Janet Yellen who will discuss the U.S. economy's health.
Moody's Slashes Russia's Credit Rating To Junk
February 20 2015 6:24 PM EST
The credit rating agency cut Russia's sovereign debt rating to junk status Friday, citing Ukraine and the drop in oil prices.
Greece, Eurozone Strike Bailout Deal, Expiring In 4 Months
February 20 2015 3:38 PM EST
The arrangement will extend the country's bailout program for four months.
Dow, S&P 500 Set Records On Greece Debt Deal News
February 20 2015 2:36 PM EST
Investors cheered reports of a possible accord in Greece, putting the blue-chip Dow on track for its first record close of 2015.
Greece, Eurozone Agree On Draft Proposal To Extend Bailout: Report
February 20 2015 1:57 PM EST
Greece and eurozone finance ministers reportedly agreed on a draft Friday that could extend the country's bailout program.
US Stocks Waver Ahead Of Greek Bailout Announcement
February 20 2015 11:24 AM EST
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Friday he is "certain" eurozone finance ministers will accept the deal.
Nancy Pelosi Meets With Heir To Cuba's Presidency
February 19 2015 11:42 PM EST
The House Minority Leader met with Miguel Diaz-Canel, the first in line to be Cuba’s president when Raul Castro steps down in 2018.
US Isn't Promoting Unrest In Venezuela: State Department
February 19 2015 10:52 PM EST
The announcement comes after opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, accused of involvement in a plot to overthrow the government, was arrested.
IDT Corp. Opens Door To Direct US, Cuba Telephone Service
February 19 2015 10:01 PM EST
The announcement comes after revisions to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations announced by the U.S. earlier this month.
American Express To Appeal Antitrust Ruling
February 19 2015 9:15 PM EST
The Justice Department argued the company's rules result in higher fees for consumers and hurt competition against rivals Visa and Mastercard.
US, Turkey Sign Deal To Train Syrian Rebels
February 19 2015 4:47 PM EST
Under the agreement, U.S. officials plan to train about 5,000 fighters a year for three years.
US Stocks Close Mixed Following Fed Update
February 18 2015 6:19 PM EST
Economists are looking ahead to Thursday’s economic calendar, which includes the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment.
Fed Won't Hike Rates Until September
February 18 2015 5:13 PM EST
Weaker-than-expected inflation numbers suggest September will be the ideal time for the U.S. central bank to raise interest rates.