S&P 500, Dow climb for third day and close at records

(Reuters) -The S&P 500 and the Dow rose on Friday to close at record highs, posting a third straight weekly rise partly on a lift from growth stocks, with a late-day rally building gains ahead of quarterly earnings season next

S&P 500 scales new record high on tech boost

(Reuters) -The S&P 500 hit a record peak on Thursday, helped by gains in tech-related stocks as weaker-than-expected jobless claims data bolstered the Federal Reserve’s stance to keep interest rates lower for a longer period.FILE PHOTO: People are seen on

S&P 500, Dow at all-time highs after robust economic data

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes jumped more than 1% on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow at record highs as investors cheered strong jobs and services sector reports which bolstered views that 2021 could see the best

S&P 500 gains in choppy trading ahead of Powell, Yellen remarks

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 rose in choppy trading on Tuesday as investors marked time ahead of remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for clues about their tolerance for higher bond yields.FILE PHOTO: People

Wall Street set for muted open after strong comeback

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes were set for a muted open on Monday after logging their best week in six, as investors geared up for the Federal Reserve’s meeting this week amid caution over rising borrowing costs spurred by

S&P 500, Dow hit record highs after upbeat jobless claims data

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Dow indexes hit all-time highs on Thursday as worries about rising inflation subsided, while a bigger-than-expected fall in weekly jobless claims reinforced expectations of a labor market recovery.FILE PHOTO: Dividers are seen inside

Dow advances as stimulus bill nears finish line

(Reuters) – The Dow climbed on Monday, led by stocks poised to benefit the most from an economic rebound as the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill awaited a final Congressional vote this week, and heavyweight tech-related stocks swung between gains

Covid 19 coronavirus: America’s Cup team’s 98% success at critical worker border applications

A meteorologist, nutritionist, diver, drone pilot and chef are among a plethora of different workers the visiting America’s Cup syndicates have been 98 per cent successful in getting border exemptions for. With 422 successful requests for getting “critical workers” into

Nasdaq headed for worst week in a year as tech stocks drop

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks slumped in volatile trading on Friday with the tech-heavy Nasdaq heading for its worst week since March 2020, as fears over rising borrowing costs offset optimism about a strong economic rebound following blowout monthly jobs report.Slideshow