S&P 500

Asian shares, dollar cheered by upbeat U.S. data

Asian stocks started the week on a brighter note on Monday, after solid U.S. data and earnings calmed tumult in global financial markets and reassured investors worried about the health of the world economy.

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Beyond earnings, buybacks to give market support

It is a tossup whether the market found a bottom this week, but bulls could find some support as corporations, mostly on the sidelines as the market tumbled, step up their stock purchases in the coming weeks.

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Wall St. leads stocks selloff; dollar slides on Fed views

Stocks on Wall Street tumbled in late selling on Monday as the technical picture soured for the S&P 500, while the U.S. dollar posted its worst day in a year after comments from Federal Reserve officials hinted at delays in expected interest rate hikes.

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Wall Street sells off on growth concerns; volatility picks up

The S&P 500 on Thursday posted its largest percentage decline in six months on concerns about the strength of the global economy and its effect on corporate earnings.

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Surging dollar may be triple whammy for U.S. earnings

The suddenly unstoppable U.S. dollar is posing a triple threat to American companies' profits: driving up the costs of doing business overseas, suppressing the value of non-U.S. sales and, perhaps most worryingly, signaling weak international demand.

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Futures point to flat Wall St. open; S&P 500 near record

U.S. stock index futures pointed to very slight gains at the open on Tuesday, with investors finding few reasons to buy after a rally in the previous session that took the S&P 500 index above 2,000 for the first time.

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U.S. S&P 500 stock index hits 2,000 milestone

The U.S. S&P 500 stock .SPX index broke through the landmark 2,000 level on Monday, marking a six year rally which has benefitted many Americans from Wall Street to Main Street.

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Market leaders seen taking S&P 500 to 2,000

U.S. stocks have been on a roll of late, with the S&P 500 hitting the latest in a series of records on Thursday, and investors expect the index's momentum to soon carry it to - if not far past - the 2,000 milestone.

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Wall Street Week Ahead: One volatile day does not a correction make

Volatility spiked on Thursday after the tragedy of a downed civilian jetliner in Ukraine and the mounting death toll in Gaza and Israel interrupted the summer trading slumber.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook receives $4.25 million in salary and bonus for fiscal year 2013

Tim Cook, incumbent chief executive of Apple Inc, has received $4.25 million in salary and bonus for the fiscal year 2013. A proxy filing by Apple also revealed that the tech giant's chief executive did not receive stock-based compensation for the last two fiscal years.

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U.S. fund managers increase stock holdings in November

U.S. fund managers increased their holdings of stocks in November, riding a global stock market rally that began when the Federal Reserve put off reducing its monetary stimulus.

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Retail stocks make moves a day before US Thanksgiving

The market has quieted a day before the US Thanksgiving, but retail stocks Barnes & Noble, Crocs, and Rite Aid are still making waves all over the world.

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J.C. Penney removed from the S&P 500 index

J.C. Penney was dropped from the Standard & Poor's 500 index after losing more than half of its market value this year alone. Its downward spiral began during a failed transformation under former CEO Ron Johnson, who was fired last April after 17 months in the job.

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CenturyLink sells USD750 million senior notes

Multinational telecommunications company CenturyLink Inc. said it will sell USD750 million in newly-issued unsecured senior notes due in 2023. Proceeds from the offering will be used to repurchase 2018 notes of its subsidiary Qwest Communications.

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US stocks fall as Federal Reserve retains bond buying program

The Federal Reserve announcement that it would continue with its monthly bond purchases caused US stocks to drop.

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