U.S. stocks fell, paring the seventh monthly gain for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as better- than-forecast data on business activity and consumer confidence bolstered concern the Federal Reserve will scale back stimulus.
U.S. stocks rose, after the biggest weekly loss in five months for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as Caterpillar Inc. jumped and a rally in commodity prices spurred energy and raw-material producers.
U.S. stocks fell, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached record highs last week, as a levy imposed by euro-area leaders on Cypriot bank deposits sparked concern the region’s debt crisis is intensifying.
U.S. stock-index futures extended losses and Treasuries rallied after gross domestic product grew less than estimated in the second quarter, adding to concern the economic rebound is slowing as the federal government inches closer to default. Gold gained.
Apple Inc. will pay its first dividend in 17 years and buy back $10 billion in stock, heeding investors who urged it to return part of the $97.6 billion in cash amassed by robust demand for iPhones and iPads.
U.S. stock-index futures retreated after Apple Inc.’s earnings and forecast trailed analyst estimates. Treasuries fell for a second day as an auction of $29 billion in seven-year notes drew the weakest demand since 2009.
U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a two-month high, amid better- than-estimated earnings and bets that disappointing economic data will lead the Federal Reserve to add stimulus.
U.S. stocks fell, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to the biggest two-day drop of the year, and Treasuries rose as investors speculated Greece’s bailout will be delayed and that President Barack Obama’s re-election endangers tax breaks for investors. The euro slid.