U.S. stocks rose, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above 15,000 for the first time yesterday, as earnings forecasts from Whole Foods Market Inc. and Electronic Arts Inc. beat analyst estimates.
The exchange-traded fund tracking developing-nation shares fell for the first time in three days as manufacturing from China to the U.S. and Australia slowed, sparking concern that the global economic recovery is faltering.
U.S. stocks rose as jobless claims fell and earnings topped forecasts, while the pound strengthened against the dollar after data showed the U.K. economy avoided a triple-dip recession. Gold rallied for a second day.
U.S. stocks rose, extending a rally in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a fifth day, as earnings from United Parcel Services Inc. to Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. topped estimates and jobless claims fell.
Emerging-market stocks dropped to the lowest level since November, led by airlines, on concern that a bird flu outbreak in China may deter people from traveling as tensions in the Korean peninsula escalate.
Stocks rallied, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a record, and the euro rebounded from a four-month low as the reopening of Cyprus banks eased concern about Europe’s debt crisis. Commodities erased early gains. Treasuries were little changed and the dollar fell.
U.S. stocks advanced, rebounding from earlier losses in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as a rally in retail and transportation companies overshadowed concern about discussions on raising the debt ceiling.
Emerging-market stocks rose to cap biggest weekly jump in more than two months, as data from China to Japan and the U.S. bolstered the global economic outlook. Mexican peso bonds climbed after an unexpected rate cut.