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  • US stocks open slightly lower; Etsy sinks after posting loss

    Stocks are opening mostly lower as traders look over some disappointing company results. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 24 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,288 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gave up...
  • Asia stocks mostly rise as dollar gains after robust US data

    Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday as a rebound in U.S. home construction data and a surprise announcement by the European Central Bank to frontload bond buying sent the greenback higher, giving a boost to Asian exporters. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

    U.S. stocks drifted mostly lower Tuesday, led by declines in energy stocks as the price of oil dropped for a fifth day in a row. The Dow Jones industrial average had its fourth straight gain. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 13.51 points, or 0.1...
  • US stocks drift mostly lower in listless trading

    U.S. stocks are drifting mostly lower, led by declines in energy stocks as the price of oil dropped. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell a point to 2,127. The Nasdaq composite fell eight points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,070. The 30-stock Dow Jones industrial...
  • A weak open for US stocks following latest record highs

    U.S. stocks are edging mostly lower in early trading as the market comes off its latest record high. Energy stocks fell the most early Tuesday as the price of oil declined. The Dow Jones industrial average shed 22 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,277 as of...
  • Asian stocks rise after Wall Street sets record

    Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street hit a new high as investors looked ahead to U.S. and European inflation data. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.7 percent to 4,400.20 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 percent to 20,020....
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

    The stock market crept to a record high in a quiet session on Monday. Investors had little news to weigh because most major companies have finished reporting first-quarter results. On Monday: The Dow rose 26.32 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,298.88. The...
  • S&P 500, Dow indexes edge up to record highs

    U.S. stocks are creeping further into record territory after a quiet day of trading. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at all-time highs Monday. The Dow added 26 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,298. The S&P 500...
  • US stock shake off early losses and edge higher at midday

    U.S. stocks are edging higher in midday trading, keeping indexes at record high levels. Several stocks are moving on news of acquisitions Monday. Ann, the parent company of Ann Taylor and Loft, jumped 19 percent after it agreed to be acquired by...
  • Stocks ease, bringing S&P 500 back below record high

    U.S. stocks indexes are edging lower in early trading as the market comes off its latest record high. Several stocks are moving on news of acquisitions early Monday. Ann Inc., the parent company of Ann Taylor and Loft, jumped 21 percent after it...
  • US stock indexes end mostly higher; S&P hits new high

    U.S. stock indexes spent Friday mostly drifting between tiny gains and losses, but the small moves were enough to nudge the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its second record high in two days. The Dow Jones industrial average also notched a gain for the...