Uncertainty regarding a possible U.S. Federal Reserve interest-rate hike exacerbated volatility in what's typically the worst month of the year for equities.
U.S. stocks closed mildly higher Tuesday after seesawing most of the day as investors weighed uncertainties surrounding the global economy.
U.S. stocks wavered Tuesday, a day after the Dow plunged 300 points. Investors are weighing a looming government shutdown and uncertainties surrounding the global economy.
The Dow dropped by 300 points Monday, as market watchers awaited word from the Fed on an inevitable interest-rate hike.
The Dow rose nearly 200 points during Janet Yellen’s speech, only to reverse and trade lower after the Fed left the door open to hiking rates soon.
U.S. averages jumped more than 1 percent after initially fluctuating following the central bank's statement.
The rate hike path will be more important than timing, the Federal Reserve chair said.
The Fed has held rates at historic lows since 2008 in the midst of the Great Recession to help the economy emerge from a near collapse.
Global shares traded mixed ahead of the U.S. central bank’s announcement, which could mark the first increase in interest rates in nearly a decade.
Markets braced for a highly anticipated announcement from the U.S. central bank that could mark the first interest rate hike in nearly a decade.
A rate move this week depends on whether central bankers agree the economy has reached, or is on course to hit, the Fed’s major objectives.
Consumer prices posted their first decline in seven months, complicating the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.
The Federal Reserve’s highly anticipated two-day meeting kicks off Wednesday.
Investors eyed a series of data points Tuesday, searching for further clues as to whether the Federal Reserve will announce a rate increase this week.
The U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision this week on whether to lift rates, for the first time in nearly a decade, won’t be easy.
Uncertainty about a possible interest rate hike by the U.S. central bank this week is weighing on global stocks and sent Asian shares sharply lower Monday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Nasdaq composite recorded their best week since July, while the Dow posted its best week since March.
Uncertainty surrounding whether the Federal Reserve will announce an interest rate hike next week weighed on global stocks Friday.
The Dow struggled to hold onto gains in afternoon trading Thursday after global shares dropped on weak data out of Asia's top two economies.
Gains evaporated in afternoon trading, and the timing of the volatility coincided with Apple's iPhone 6S launch event.