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  • Government proposes rules for brokers on retirement accounts

    Brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts may soon be required to put investors' interests first under new restrictions proposed by the U.S. government. The Labor Department on Tuesday opened the rules to public comment for 75 days. The Obama...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Tuesday

    Rising oil prices helped push stock markets mostly higher on Tuesday, but the gains were tiny as investors weighed a mix of earnings reports. JPMorgan Chase rose after reporting strong first-quarter earnings. For the day: The Dow Jones rose 59.66...
  • US stocks close mostly higher as company earnings roll in

    U.S. stocks are closing mostly higher, led by gains in energy companies as the price of oil recovers. The market moved between small gains and losses in the morning Tuesday, then headed gradually higher in the afternoon. Company earnings came in mixed....
  • Stocks waver in midday trade after mixed earnings reports

    U.S. stocks were moving between small gains and losses in midday trading as investors reacted to mixed corporate earnings. JPMorgan Chase rose Tuesday after reporting first-quarter results that beat expectations. The Dow Jones industrial average was...
  • Stocks open higher as earnings come in; JPMorgan gains

    Stocks are edging higher in early trading as U.S. company earnings begin to come in. JPMorgan Chase and Johnson & Johnson rose early Tuesday after reporting first-quarter results that beat analysts' expectations. Energy shares rose as the price of oil...
  • Asian stocks mixed in muted trading after Wall Street fall

    Asian stocks were mixed in muted Tuesday morning trade amid a lack of fresh news to buoy market sentiments following an overnight slide on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was barely unchanged, inching down 0.04 percent to 19,896....
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

    The stock market closed slightly lower in light Monday trading as investors looked ahead to a busy week for company earnings. JPMorgan Chase, Johnson & Johnson, and Wells Fargo are among the big names turning in quarterly results Tuesday as earnings...
  • US stock market slips in light trading

    The stock market is closing slightly lower in light trading as traders look ahead to a busy week for company earnings. JPMorgan Chase, Johnson & Johnson, and Wells Fargo are among the big names turning in quarterly results Tuesday as earnings season gets...
  • Investing: Whose advice can you trust?

    News that the Department of Labor might extend a fiduciary standard to everyone who advises investors on retirement accounts recently sent interested parties on Wall Street and in Washington into a tizzy. (For the record, investment fiduciaries are...
  • US stock market gains in midday trading

    Stocks are moving slightly higher in midday trading as investors look ahead to a busy week for corporate earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,086 as of 11:45 am. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
  • US stocks gain in early trading, led by energy companies

    Stocks are opening slightly higher, led by gains in the energy sector as the price of oil moves higher. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 14 points, less than 0.1 percent, to 18,074 as of 9:35 am. Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose a...