US stocks: Nasdaq manages 5th straight record high close; S&P 500 ends barely lower

The Nasdaq eked out a fifth straight record closing high on Friday following gains in Adobe and other technology-related shares, while the S&P 500 and Dow ended slightly lower. The S&P 500 ended its four-day run of record closing highs, but still climbed more than 1% for the week. The S&P 500 technology sector rose … Read more

Nasdaq hits record, S&P ticks higher with Nvidia results eyed

The Nasdaq closed at a record high on Monday while the S&P 500 gained slightly as technology stocks advanced ahead of Nvidia’s highly anticipated earnings and investors gauged the timing of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 technology index led gains among the 11 major S&P sectors, rising 1.32%, helped … Read more

Dow: Dow tops 40,000, Biden trolls Trump in split-screen video

The Dow topped 40,000 for the first time on Thursday in an all-time high, giving U.S. President Joe Biden an opening to prove his Republican election rival’s 2020 predictions wrong. The state of the U.S. economy looms as one of the larger factors weighing on the Democratic president’s bid for reelection. Persistently high prices have … Read more

U.S. stocks: Wall Street indexes rise after strong jobs data

NEW YORK: U.S. stocks finished higher on Friday after a strong jobs report reinforced the view that the economy remains healthy even as it suggested the Federal Reserve could delay cutting interest rates. All major S&P 500 sectors advanced, with communication services, industrials and technology the top gainers. U.S. Labor Department data showed employers hired … Read more