Markets Right Now: Tech, health lead stocks gains at midday

Business 03/12/19, 10:55

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):11:45 a.m.Stocks are moving slightly higher on Wall Street at midday as technology and health care stocks rise.The modest gains Tuesday follow a rally on Monday that snapped a five-day losing streak.Boeing weighed down the Dow Jones Industrial Average for a ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks waver between gains and losses

Tech 03/05/19, 11:54

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):11:45Stocks are drifting between small gains and losses in midday trading as declines in banks and big technology companies offset gains elsewhere in the market.The indecisive trading Tuesday came a day after the market failed to hold on to an early ...

Markets Right Now: An early rally gone, stocks slide at noon

Tech 03/04/19, 11:59

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):11:45 a.m.Stocks are turning lower on Wall Street at midday, erasing an early rally, as traders wait to if any details emerge about progress being reported in trade talks between the U.S. and China.Technology, health care and communications companies gave back ...

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 heads for 4th weekly gain

Tech 02/22/19, 12:01

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):11:45 a.m.Technology and health care companies led stocks higher in midday trading, erasing some of the market's losses from a day earlier.The benchmark S&P 500 is on track Friday for its fourth-straight weekly gain.Wayfair vaulted 31.8 percent after reporting results that ...

Markets Right Now: US stocks edge higher, extending gains

Business 02/20/19, 12:04

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):11:45 a.m.Stocks are edging higher in midday trading, extending modest gains from a day earlier, as investors reviewed the latest batch of company earnings reports.Gains in technology, materials and energy companies Wednesday outweighed losses in health care and real estate stocks.Garmin, ...

US mortgage rates slipped this week

Business 12/20/18, 13:27

U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week, reflecting the stock market decline and rush by investors to Treasury notes.Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on the benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell slightly to 4.62 percent from to 4.63 percent last week. Rates averaged 3.94 percent a ...

US stocks are mixed after solid job gains; yields rise again

Business 10/05/18, 10:27

U.S. stocks are mixed Friday morning after their worst loss in three months and bond prices continue to sink. The Labor Department said the economy continues to add jobs at a strong pace. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note has soared over the last three days and hasn't been ...

Markets Right Now: Rising interest rates push stocks lower

Business 10/04/18, 16:25

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4:00 p.m.Global stocks are closing Thursday as interest rates in the U.S. continued to rise. Internet and technology companies took some of the worst losses. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose further after hitting a seven-year high on Wednesday.Google ...

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