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  • US stocks edge higher in midday trading, day after sell-off

    U.S. stock indexes are moving slightly higher, a day after a global sell-off prompted by worries about higher U.S. interest rates. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 44 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,708 as of 11:55 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The...
  • Wall Street workers earned $28.5 billion in bonuses last year

    Wall Street workers earned $28.5 billion in bonuses last year
    The average Wall Street bonus last year rose 2% to $172,860 from a year earlier as the financial industry continues to adjust to an era of tighter regulation and moderating, though still relatively high, profits. In a report Wednesday on Wall Street's...
  • NY official: Average Wall Street bonus rises to nearly $173K

    The average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City grew 2 percent last year to nearly $173,000, New York's state comptroller reported Wednesday. That's the largest average Wall Street bonus since the 2008 financial crisis,...
  • US stock indexes edge lower, stabilizing day after sell-off

    U.S. stock indexes are closing slightly lower, stabilizing a day after a global sell-off prompted by worries about higher U.S. interest rates. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 27 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 17,635 Wednesday. The Standard...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

    U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday, extending losses from a sell-off a day earlier. Investors are nervous about the likelihood of higher U.S. interest rates and the sharp appreciation in the value of the dollar. On Wednesday: The Dow Jones...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

    U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, wiping out this year's gains for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index. Investors are nervous about the likelihood of the first increase in U.S. interest rates in nine years and a...
  • Still In The Red, FuelCell Energy Widens Its Margins

    FuelCell Energy advanced a short distance in its march toward profitability during the first quarter of the year, the company said after financial markets closed Tuesday, reporting thinned losses in line with analyst expectations. Sales were lower than...
  • US stocks sink as investors worry about higher rates

    U.S. stock indexes fell sharply as fears of over possible interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve roiled financial markets around the globe. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 332 points, or 1.9 percent, to 17,662 Tuesday. The Standard &...
  • Asia stock markets overshadowed by US interest rate outlook

    Asian stock markets mostly fell Tuesday as the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates dimmed the outlook for equities. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 18,733.31 and South Korea's Kospi dropped 0.2 percent to 1,989.72. Hong...
  • US market indexes open lower, following declines in Europe

    U.S. stocks are opening lower, reversing a gain from the day before, following declines in European markets. Indexes fell broadly in Europe Tuesday as investors fretted about the continued decline of the euro against the dollar. The prospect of higher...
  • US market indexes sink as investors worry about higher rates

    U.S. stock indexes fell sharply as fears of over possible interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve roiled financial markets around the globe. In Europe, renewed concerns Greece may run out of money also spooked investors Tuesday. The euro sank to a 12-...