U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index extending declines in the final hour of trading, amid data showed manufacturing unexpectedly climbed last month and reports on holiday retail sales.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell, after trimming steeper declines, as speculation European leaders will announce new steps to tame the debt crisis tempered concern the economic recovery is slowing.
Fabrice Tourre, the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive director who predicted in 2007 he would be “standing in the middle” as subprime securities collapsed, will be the center of attention on Wall Street today.
U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index’s halting two days of gains, after Secretary of State John Kerry said the president will hold Syria’s government accountable for using chemical weapons.
Most U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 snapping a four-day losing streak, as retailers’ results surpassed estimates and investors awaited signals on stimulus measures from the Federal Reserve.
U.S. stocks rose, snapping a four- day slump and halting a global slide, as retailers gained after reporting better-than-estimated earnings. Ten-year Treasury yields retreated from the highest levels since 2011 and the dollar weakened.
U.S. stocks swung between gains and losses as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index headed for its third straight weekly gain amid improving corporate earnings, which helped offset uncertainty about global currency markets.
Computer malfunctions shook American equity trading for the second time this week, freezing thousands of securities listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market for three hours and raising fresh concerns about the fragility of exchanges.
U.S. stocks fell, erasing earlier gains in the final hour, as Secretary of State John Kerry said the president will hold Syria’s government accountable for using chemical weapons. Treasuries advanced, while crops led commodities higher.
Computer breakdowns shook American equity markets again today as malfunctioning software that feeds data between exchanges prompted Nasdaq Stock Market to halt trading in thousands of stocks and options.