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  • Stocks Open Higher Ahead of Manufacturing Data

    U.S. stocks rose Monday ahead of manufacturing data that could offer fresh insights into the pace of the global economic recovery. The S&P 500 advanced 0.4% after the opening bell, on pace for further gains after closing out its best month since November. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed about 225 points, or 0.7%.

  • Stocks Open Higher Ahead of Manufacturing Data

    U.S. stocks rose Monday ahead of manufacturing data that could offer fresh insights into the pace of the global economic recovery. The S&P 500 advanced 0.3%, pointing to further gains for the broad-market index after closing out its best month since November. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.6%, while the Nasdaq Composite Index increased 0.5%.

  • Stock Future Rise Ahead of Manufacturing Data

    U.S. stock futures rose Monday ahead of manufacturing data that could offer fresh insights into the pace of the global economic recovery. Futures tied to the S&P 500 advanced 0.4%, pointing to further gains for the broad-market index after closing out its best month since November. Contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.5%.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Household Income Surged by Record 21.1% in March. Higher income, spending and saving are expected to help power a fast economic recovery in the U.S. Stocks Fall But Remain on Track for Monthly Gains.

  • S&P 500 Sets New High on Stimulus Prospects

    U.S. stocks rose Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 to a record, as investors cheered encouraging data on the economy, a strong batch of corporate earnings and the prospect of as much as $1.8 trillion in new government spending. The S&P 500 rose 28.29 points, or 0.7%, to 4211.47, eclipsing the record it set Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 239.98 points, or 0.7%, to 34060.36, and the Nasdaq Composite added 31.52 points, or 0.2%, to 14082.55.

  • S&P 500 on Course for New High

    U.S. stocks jumped in afternoon trading Thursday as investors cheered encouraging data on the economy, a strong batch of corporate earnings and the prospect of as much as $1.8 trillion in new government spending. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.7%, and the S&P 500 added 0.6%. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.2%.

  • Stocks Edge Higher on Stimulus Prospects

    U.S. stocks inched higher in afternoon trading Thursday, with investors weighing improving economic data and the threat of rising bond yields. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3%, and the S&P 500 added 0.3%, while the Nasdaq Composite fell less than 0.1%. At the morning's highs, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq were at fresh records as investors cheered encouraging data on the economy, a strong batch of corporate earnings and the prospect of as much as $1.8 trillion in new government...

  • Stocks Pare Gains As Yields Rise

    U.S. stocks pared their early gains Thursday as bond yields inched higher, weighing on technology and other growth stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 added 0.1%, while the Nasdaq Composite fell 0.4%. At the morning's highs, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq were at fresh records as investors cheered encouraging data on the economy, a strong batch of corporate earnings and the prospect of as much as $1.8 trillion in new government spending.

  • Stocks Rise on Stimulus Prospects

    U.S. stocks rose Thursday as investors cheered encouraging data on the economy, a strong batch of corporate earnings and the prospect of as much as $1.8 trillion in new government spending. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.4%, the S&P 500 gained 0.6% and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.4%. If those gains hold to the closing bell, they would put the S&P 500 at a fresh record.

  • Dow Industrials, S&P 500 Open Higher; Nasdaq Adds 1.1%

    U.S. stocks opened higher Thursday on the prospect of as much as $1.8 trillion in new government spending that could spur economic growth. The S&P 500 added 0.8%, suggesting that the broad-market index may resume its march toward a fresh record. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed over 1%.

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