Wall Street

April 17, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Stocks held to a narrow range and finished with very slight losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 3 points, the Nasdaq Composite eased 4, and the S&P 500 dipped 6. Shares of Textron rallied 4%. The plane and helicopter maker this morning reported better than expected first-quarter...
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April 11, 2019 - 4:20 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks held to a narrow range today and finished flat to slightly lower. The Dow Industrials dipped 14 points and the Nasdaq fell 16, while the S&P 500 was essentially unchanged. U.S. oil prices tumbled after the International Energy Agency said global oil supplies...
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April 05, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks closed out the week on a positive note, albeit with very narrow gains. The Dow Industrials added 40 points, the Nasdaq Composite rose 47 and the S&P 500 tacked on 13. For the week, the major indexes all rose 1.9% or better. U-S oil prices rebounded today, with the...
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April 04, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks finished mostly higher today, with the Dow Jones Industrials faring better than the other indexes. The blue-chip gauge rose 166 points and the S&P 500 edged up 6. But the Nasdaq Composite slipped 3 points. U-S oil prices eased for a second-straight day. May crude...
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March 21, 2019 - 3:47 pm
Frank Miller reporting... Stocks finished solidly in the green with the Dow up over 200 points Thursday. Stocks started off in the red though, as traders continued to react to the Fed’s monetary policy announcement yesterday. The central bank kept rates unchanged and indicated that it does not...
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March 15, 2019 - 4:09 pm
Jim Chesko reporting.. Wall Street closed out the week on a positive note, with stocks notching solid gains -- the Dow Industrials rising 139 points. The Nasdaq Composite gained 57 while, the S&P 500 added 14. Oil futures finished marginally lower, snapping a four-day winning streak. April...
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March 14, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... It was a fairly uneventful day on Wall Street, with stocks finishing narrowly mixed. The Dow Industrials managed a gain of 7 points, but the Nasdaq Composite fell 12 and the S&P 500 slipped 2 points. Oil futures rose slightly. April crude added 35 cents to settle at $58...
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March 07, 2019 - 4:34 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks lost ground for a 4th-straight session. The Dow Jones Industrials skidded 200 points, the Nasdaq Composite slid 84, and the S&P 500 fell 22. Oil futures finished modestly higher, buoyed by data showing a fall in February OPEC output. April crude rose 44 cents to...
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February 22, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Jim Chesko reporting.. Stocks posted solid gains to close out the week. The Dow Industrials rose 181 points, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 67 and the s&p 500 added 17. Oil prices notched a three-month settlement high, getting a lift from upbeat U.S.-China trade talks. April crude gained 30...
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February 21, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks lost ground today, due in part to disappointing earnings news from companies including Domino’s and Hormel Foods. The Dow Industrials slid 103 points, while the Nasdaq Composite fell 29 and the S&P 500 lost 9. U.S. oil prices finished slightly lower today after...
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