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  • U.S. stocks edge lower, pulling Dow back from a record high

    U.S. stocks edge lower, pulling Dow back from a record high
    U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading Monday, with energy stocks among the biggest decliners. The market is coming off an all-time high reached last week. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 75 points, or 0.4%, to 18,064 as of 9:51...
  • How Obama action could affect retirement advice from brokers

    After years of a Washington dispute over investment advice, the Obama administration is proposing tougher restrictions on brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts. The change would put brokers — who sell stocks, bonds, annuities and other...
  • US stocks edge mostly lower, pulling Dow back from a record

    U.S. stocks are edging mostly lower as the market pulls back from an all-time high reached last week. Energy shares were among the biggest decliners Monday as the price of oil fell. The Nasdaq composite eked out a small gain, extending a winning streak....
  • Stock market hits new high after Greece gets loan extension

    A deal giving Greece more time to repay its debts swung the U.S. stock market higher Friday and drove the stock market to a record high. While expected, the deal between the struggling country and its European creditors left investors relieved. Any...
  • Biz Break: Intuit heads into tax season with strength, Rocket Fuel burns up

    Biz Break: Intuit heads into tax season with strength, Rocket Fuel burns up Je San Jose Mercury News Today: Intuit scores with its earnings report despite TurboTax issues, but Rocket Fuel crashes to earth in late trading. Also: Apple's record-...
  • Stock market opens with small declines

    The U.S. stock market is opening with small losses as financial and industrial companies fall the most. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is down two points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,095 in early trading Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average is off 30...
  • US stock market is little changed at midday

    The U.S. stock market is little changed at midday as investors monitor the tough debt negotiations between Greece and its European creditors. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged down three points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,095 as of 11:50 a.m. Friday. The...
  • Tokyo stock rise as other Asian markets closed for holidays

    Asian trading was quiet with most markets closed for the Lunar New Year holidays Friday, and Tokyo shares continued to rise on recent optimism about an economic recovery. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.3 percent to 18,323.17 in...
  • Stocks turn mixed as investors focus on consumer companies

    U.S. stocks are mixed at midday as gains for consumer-focused companies offset a slide in energy companies. Consumer stocks were led higher by Priceline after the online booking company reported better-than-forecast earnings. Oil and gas companies...
  • New Stock Listing for Eversource Energy Takes Hold

    New Stock Listing for Eversource Energy Takes Hold
    Eversource Energy started trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ES" on Thursday, and company officials celebrated by ringing the opening bell. Beginning Feb. 2, Northeast Utilities and six subsidiaries, including Connecticut Light &...
  • Dow, S&P 500 slip as utility stocks weigh on market

    Most U.S. stock indexes are closing slightly lower as a slide in utility companies weighs on the market. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell two points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 2,097 Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 44 points, or 0.2...