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  • 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...
  • Stock indexes end mostly higher; another record for S&P 500

    Stocks are ending mostly higher, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its second straight record close. Major indexes wavered between small gains and losses through much of the day Friday. The S&P 500 edged up a point, less than 0.1 percent, to 2,122....
  • US stock indexes edge lower a day after S&P 500 hits record

    U.S. stocks are edging lower in midday trading a day after the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at an all-time high. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq composite remain slightly below their own record highs. The S&P 500 was down two...
  • Stocks are little changed in early trade a day after record

    U.S. stocks are little changed in early trading a day after the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at an all-time high. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq composite remain slightly below their own record highs. The S&P 500 was essentially...
  • Wesley Clark: The penny-stock general

    WASHINGTON Sixteen years ago, Wesley Clark was the four-star U.S. Army general running the Kosovo war. These days, he's been pitching food-truck franchises to military veterans and helping a convicted felon raise money to grow hydroponic lettuce. "We'd...
  • US stock indexes gain, breaking a three-day slump

    Stocks are closing with solid gains on Wall Street, breaking a three-day slump. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at another all-time high Thursday and the Dow Jones industrial average came within 36 points of its own record. Encouraging news on...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Thursday

    Encouraging news on the U.S. job market and inflation helped lift U.S. stocks higher on Thursday, snapping a three-day slump for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index. The rally pushed the S&P 500 to its latest record high,...
  • Fact check: Democrats' trade argument against China is out of date

    WASHINGTON In order to clear the way for a Senate vote on President Barack Obama's quest for special authority to negotiate an Asian trade deal, fellow Democrats insisted Thursday on parallel legislation aimed at currency manipulation by Asian nations,...
  • US stock indexes move decisively higher in early trade

    Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street, snapping a three-day losing streak. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 118 points, or 0.7 percent, to 18,173 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Thursday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 12 points,...