| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:07 PM
If the initial public offering of Twitter Inc. had to be summed up in one of the company's famously pithy tweets, this would be it: The timing couldn't be better.
Twitter is expected to make its public debut Thursday in one of the hottest IPO markets in...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:03 PM
The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 16,000 for the first time, a testament to investors' hope that the plodding economy can gain momentum in the coming year.
The index, a gauge of 30 of the largest American companies, jumped more than 109...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:06 AM
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-...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:18 PM
First came the Dow. Then the S&P 500. And now the Nasdaq is reaching a milestone.
The technology-laden Nasdaq composite index briefly jumped above 4,000 on Monday, the first time it has hit that mark since the collapse of the dot-com bubble 13 years...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:53 PM
NEW YORK — Ari Rubenstein, a "Star Trek" fan who counts physics as a hobby, wants to boldly go where Wall Street has never gone before: the speed of light.
Rubenstein heads Strike Technologies, a New York company that's part of a budding cottage...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:39 AM
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.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:19 PM
The stock market suffered its first three-day losing streak since late September, an indication that share prices may have gotten ahead of themselves in this year's furious rally.
The Dow Jones industrial average slid below 16,000 as portfolio...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:04 PM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:23 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:49 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Another plunge in once-soaring technology stocks sent the Nasdaq composite index into a triple-digit decline and pushed the rest of the stock market down with it.
Erstwhile darlings such as Netflix Inc. and Facebook Inc., as well as biotechnology...