Home » Archive by Category "Stock Market News"

Headline News: Stock Market News

Current News from Around the Globe on Stock Markets

Next for Corporate America: Body wires and wire taps?

By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wall Street executives may have personally escaped the wrath of the U.S. Department of Justice but executives at companies accused of foreign bribery schemes may not be so lucky.     Prosecutors say they are … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |

U.S. retail sales move higher; consumer spirits rise

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August and consumer sentiment hit a 14-month high in September, supporting expectations for sturdy economic growth in the third quarter. The data on Friday helped ease concerns about … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |

Alliance Data and Ulta Salon are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Alliance Data Systems Corp., up $5.04 to $257.91 The manager of retailers’ credit card and loyalty … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |

Stocks decline amid interest rate worries

NEW YORK (AP) — The prospect of rising interest rates sent the stock market to its first weekly loss since early August. The Standard Poor’s 500 index fell 11.91 points, or 0.6 percent, to end at 1,985.54 on Friday. The … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |

Ashmore shares drop after earnings hit by emerging market volatility

By Nishant Kumar LONDON (Reuters) – Fund manager Ashmore Group Plc has posted a sharp drop in profit for the past year after being hit by turbulence in the emerging markets in which it specialises, sending its shares to a … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |

JP Morgan’s Dimon finishes scheduled cancer treatments: WSJ

(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase Co CEO Jamie Dimon, who was diagnosed with throat cancer this year, finished his scheduled rounds of radiation and chemotherapy treatment this week, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter. Doctors will … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |

Men’s Wearhouse and Vail are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Men’s Wearhouse Inc., down $1.62 to $52.25 The clothing retailer reported a slump in second-quarter profit … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |

Krispy Kreme and AngloGold are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., down 54 cents to $17.07 The doughnut shop operator’s second-quarter sales rose … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |

Wall Street ends higher after two days of losses as Apple rebounds

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – A rebound in Apple shares helped push U.S. stocks higher on Wednesday, breaking the market’s two-day string of losses. Apple shares jumped 3.1 percent to $101, the most actively traded on the Nasdaq, … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |

US stocks rise as Apple leads Nasdaq surge

NEW YORK: Enthusiasm about Apple’s latest product launches propelled US stocks higher Wednesday, with the tech-rich Nasdaq posting the largest gains of the three major indices. The Nasdaq Composite Index gained 34.24 points (0.75 per cent) to 4,586.52. The Dow … Continue reading

Filed under Stock Market News | Tagged , , , , , |