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  • S&P 500 Edges Up to Start Third Quarter

    The S&P 500 edged higher in the first session of July after data showed the labor market continued to improve last month. The broad stock-market index climbed 0.5%, after rising 20% over the past three months for its best quarterly performance since 1998. The rally was fueled by the Federal Reserve's aggressive support for financial markets and signs of an early recovery in economic activity. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite added 0.8%, while the Dow Jones Industrial...

  • U.S. Stocks Edge Up to Start Third Quarter

    U.S. stocks edged higher in the first session of July after data showed the labor market continued to improve last month. The S&P 500 climbed 0.6%, after rising 20% over the past three months for its best quarterly performance since 1998. The rally was fueled by the Federal Reserve's aggressive support for financial markets and signs of an early recovery in economic activity. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%, and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.8%.

  • U.S. Stocks Edge Up to Start Third Quarter

    U.S. stocks edged higher in the first session of July after data showed the labor market continued to improve last month. The S&P 500 climbed 0.4%, after rising 20% over the past three months for its best quarterly performance since 1998. The rally was fueled by the Federal Reserve's aggressive support for financial markets and signs of an early recovery in economic activity. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.5%.

  • U.S. Stocks Edge Up to Start Third Quarter

    U.S. stocks opened higher to start July after data showed the labor market continued to improve last month. The S&P 500 climbed 0.4%, after rising 20% over the past three months for its best quarterly performance since 1998. The rally was fueled by the Federal Reserve's aggressive support for financial markets and signs of an early recovery in economic activity. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 140 points, or 0.5%, and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.3%.

  • U.S. Stocks Edge Up After S&P 500's Best Quarter in Over 20 Years

    U.S. stocks opened the third quarter with small gains Wednesday after data showed the labor market continued to improve in June. The S&P 500 edged up 0.2% in early New York trading, suggesting the stocks benchmark may start the new quarter where it left the old one. The S&P 500 on Tuesday completed its biggest one-quarter gain since 1998, capping a rally fueled by the Federal Reserve's aggressive support for financial markets and signs of an early recovery in economic activity.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Slip After S&P 500's Best Quarter in Over 20 Years

    U.S. stock futures ticked down Wednesday, signaling that the equity market will start the third quarter on a tepid note after closing out its best three months in more than 20 years. Futures tied to the S&P 500 slipped 0.2%, suggesting the stocks benchmark will open slightly lower. The S&P 500 on Tuesday completed its biggest one-quarter gain since 1998, capping a rally fueled by the Federal Reserve's aggressive support for financial markets and signs of an early recovery in...

  • U.S. Stocks Finish Best Quarter in More Than 20 Years

    U.S. stocks wrapped up their best quarter in more than 20 years, a remarkable rally after the coronavirus pandemic brought business around the world to a virtual standstill. Just three months ago, investors were lamenting the end of the bull market-- and the longest economic expansion on record-- after major U.S. stock indexes lost about 35% of their value in less than six weeks. The subsequent rebound has been nearly as brisk.

  • U.S. Stocks Finish Best Quarter in More Than 20 Years

    U.S. stocks wrapped up their best quarter in more than 20 years, a remarkable rally after the coronavirus pandemic brought business around the world to a virtual standstill. Just three months ago, investors were lamenting the end of the bull market-- and the longest economic expansion on record-- after major U.S. stock indexes lost about 35% of their value in less than six weeks. The subsequent rebound has been nearly as brisk.

  • U.S. Stocks on Track for Best Quarter Since 1998

    U.S. stocks are on the cusp of wrapping their best quarter in more than 20 years, a remarkable rally after the coronavirus pandemic brought business around the world to a virtual standstill. Just three months ago, investors were lamenting the end of the bull market-- and the longest economic expansion on record-- after major U.S. stock indexes lost about 35% of their value in less than six weeks. The subsequent rebound has been nearly as brisk.

  • U.S. Stocks on Track for Best Quarter Since 1998

    U.S. stocks are on the cusp of wrapping their best quarter in more than 20 years, a remarkable rally after the coronavirus pandemic brought business around the world to a virtual standstill. Just three months ago, investors were lamenting the end of the bull market-- and the longest economic expansion on record-- after major U.S. stock indexes lost about 35% of their value in less than six weeks. The subsequent rebound has been nearly as brisk.

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