Wall Street

February 15, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... With blue chips leading the way, stocks finished the week on a very positive note. The Dow Industrials rallied 443 points, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 45. For the week, the Dow was up 3.1% and has now notched eight straight weekly gains. A good day and a good week for...
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February 14, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Jim Chesko reporting Stocks ended mostly lower today, with the Dow Industrials losing 103 points, though the Nasdaq Composite managed a very modest gain. Amid weaker demand in Latin American markets and a shortage of sales representatives, Avon Products’ 4th-quarter revenue missed analysts’...
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February 08, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks finished mixed today, with blue chips losing ground again. The Dow Industrials fell 63 points, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 9 and the S&P edged up 2 points. March crude oil settled 8 cents higher at $52.72 a barrel, but the contract declined 4.6% for the week...
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February 07, 2019 - 3:47 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks plunge, oil prices tumble Stocks finished broadly and sharply lower, with the Dow Industrials sliding 220 points and the Nasdaq Composite losing 87. Oil prices tumbled today, tracking a selloff in the stock market, with some pressure tied to a stronger dollar and...
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February 06, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks finished a relatively quiet session slightly lower. The Dow Industrials fell 21 points, while the Nasdaq Composite lost 26. Big decliners included videogame makers Take-Two and Electronic Arts - down 13% each -- after both reported disappointing holiday-quarter...
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February 02, 2019 - 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy, well into its 10th year of growth, still has a spring in its step. And it's all the more visible when set against a tiring global picture. A robust January jobs report on Friday showed that America's companies are, for now, brushing off an array of economic...
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February 01, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... A mixed session to end the week on Wall Street. The Dow Industrials rose 64 points, the S&P 500 edged up 2 points, while the Nasdaq Composite fell 17. Both Exxonmobil and Chevron today reported quarterly earnings that easily topped analysts’ estimates. Excluding tax...
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January 25, 2019 - 3:51 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks posted solid gains today, with the Dow Industrials rising 184 points. For the holiday-shortened week, blue chips and the tech-heavy Nasdaq both booked very modest gains, but the S&P 500 eased about two-tenths percent. New Orleans-based Entergy says it will add 320...
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January 24, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... A mixed session for Wall Street today, as investors continued to weigh corporate earnings reports and concerns about the global economy. The Dow Jones Industrials fell 22 points, but the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite gained 47. Starbucks has just released its fiscal 1st-...
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January 18, 2019 - 3:47 pm
Sharp gains to end the week on Wall Street, as fears of an economic slowdown continued to wane. The Dow Jones Industrials finished 336 points higher, while the Nasdaq Composite jumped 72. Oil futures soared today, thanks in part to a report that the U-S could be ready to ease tariffs on China. Data...
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