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  • Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut

    CHICAGO — Investors filled up on shares of GrubHub in the company's first day of trading. GrubHub shares rose as high as $40.80 on Friday and ended up 31%, at $34. The Chicago company's gains came even as the overall stock market fell, with the Dow...
  • Stocks slump, extending decline from last week

    For investors, a volatile stock market passed a worrisome milestone on Monday. The market logged its longest losing streak in two months, and extended a sell-off that began last week. After biotechnology and internet stocks pulled the market lower...
  • Your financial questions for spring, answered

    It's time for a spring-cleaning of the in-box. If you have financial questions, feel free to send them along to askjill@jillonmoney.com. Question: My mother recently passed away and instead of naming me and my siblings as individual beneficiaries of...
  • Stocks log longest winning streak in six months

    The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began. Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a first quarter profit on rising revenue in the Middle East and...
  • Bull market 'middle aged,' so take caution, analyst says

    Bull market 'middle aged,' so take caution, analyst says
    Proceed with a caution. The green light has turned yellow. That’s what top equity strategists at T. Rowe Price, a major investment firm, are telling investors as this year’s stock market rally shows little sign of easing. "We’re...
  • Sen. Mark Warner calls for SEC probe of Nasdaq trading outage

    Sen. Mark Warner calls for SEC probe of Nasdaq trading outage
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Warner on Friday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a "thorough investigation" of the Nasdaq Stock Market's three-hour trading outage. Warner (D-Va.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, said...
  • Stocks post early gains on last trading day of huge year

    Stocks are moving higher on the last day of trading for 2013 as investors close out their portfolios and prepare for the New Year. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 35 points, or 0.2%, to 16,537 in the first 10 minutes of trading Tuesday. The...
  • Stock rally rolls on as Nasdaq crosses 4,000

    Stock rally rolls on as Nasdaq crosses 4,000
    The stock market rally rolled on Monday, with the Nasdaq composite index crossing 4,000 for the first time since 2000. Though it remains far below its all-time high, the technology-laden Nasdaq is up more than 32% this year, making it one of the best-...
  • U.S. companies boost share buybacks despite higher prices

    Stock buybacks by U.S. corporations hit their highest level since the 2008 global financial crisis, as companies gobbled up their own shares despite paying steadily rising prices. Total share repurchases by companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500...
  • After surging in 2013, stocks starting 2014 with a loss

    The stock market is not starting 2014 where it left off in 2013. Stocks got hit hard early Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling nearly 150 points. If the market ends Thursday with a loss, it would have only 364 days to turn itself...
  • James Bond, Hobbit Lift MGM Earnings, Share Repurchase Boosted

    James Bond and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" have boosted profits for MGM Holdings Inc., the parent company of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which reported sharply higher third quarter earnings of $17 million, up $23 million from the year-ago period. In...