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  • Terry Savage: 5 things to know about 'chicken money'

    Everyone has heard about the bulls and the bears. But what about the "chickens"? What do you do with money that you don't want to lose, or can't afford to lose? You stash it in a safe place, like insured deposits in a bank. But these days, the Fed has...
  • Technology, energy stocks lead gains in US market indexes

    U.S. market indexes are moving higher in midday trading as technology and energy stocks notch gains. Traders were encouraged Thursday by stronger earnings at U.S. companies, a big acquisition in the online travel business and news of a cease-fire deal in...
  • IPO Roundup: Invitae rises in stock market debut

    Two companies in the health care industry made stock market debuts on Thursday. Invitae shares rose after its initial public offering, while shares of Inovalon were flat. — Inovalon Holdings Inc. is a health technology company based in Bowie,...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Thursday

    Stocks closed near an all-time high Thursday as technology, materials and energy companies notched big gains. Energy stocks rose as the price of oil rebounded. Traders were also encouraged by an acquisition in the online travel business and news of a...
  • US stocks approach record as technology, energy stocks gain

    Stocks are closing near an all-time high as technology, materials and energy companies notch big gains. Cisco jumped 9 percent Thursday after reporting better-than-expected earnings. Energy stocks rose as the price of oil rebounded. Traders were also...
  • US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine; Orbitz soars after Expedia deal

    U.S. stocks are opening higher, following sharp gains in Europe as world leaders clinched a cease-fire deal for Ukraine. Whole Foods jumped 4 percent after the high-end grocery chain reported better earnings than analysts were expecting. Orbitz soared...
  • US stock market ends flat after a listless day; Traders monitor Greece debt meeting

    Stocks indexes are closing essentially flat after a quiet day of trading. Energy stocks fell Wednesday after the price of oil took another tumble. Traders were watching a meeting of European finance ministers where Greece was seeking more favorable...
  • Stocks open mostly lower, led by energy stocks as the price of oil falls again

    U.S. stocks are opening lower, led by declines in energy companies as the price of oil takes another turn lower. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average in the first few minutes of trading Wednesday....
  • Energy stocks take another blow as price of oil falls again, leading indexes mostly lower

    U.S. stocks are mostly lower in midday trading, led by declines in energy companies as the price of oil falls again. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average Wednesday. The Dow was down 35 points, or...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Wednesday

    U.S. stocks closed effectively flat in quiet trading Wednesday as investors waited to see what the outcome would be of an emergency meeting between Greece and the rest of the eurozone to discuss the country's finances. Energy stocks were among the biggest...
  • Asian markets mostly higher as hopes for Greek debt extension buoy stocks

    Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as confidence grew that Greece would reach a new debt deal with its European creditors enabling it to stay in the euro currency bloc. KEEPING SCORE: South Korea's Kospi rose 0.6 percent to 1,947.92 and...