Tag: stock market

Here’s an interesting bit of coronavirus math: America’s billionaires today could give $3,000 apiece to every person in the country and still be left with bigger fortunes than they had before the pandemic started. That’s…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged past 30,000 points for the first time in history Tuesday, a day after the Trump administration finally agreed to start the transition process to President-elect Joe Biden. Investors also…

 Stocks are falling in morning trading on Wall Street Monday and deepening last week’s losses, as a troubling climb in coronavirus counts threatens the global economy.  The S&P 500 was 1.4% lower, following up on…

First off, I’m sending wishes to President Trump and the first lady that they recover quickly from their diagnosis of COVID-19 and that their symptoms are mild. As leader of the world’s biggest economy, the…

Wall Street is not the economy. The economy is not Wall Street. So when politicians try to conflate the two, don’t buy it. Most Americans need no convincing. All they have to do is look…

Wall Street’s summer-long party fueled by investors’ appetite for some of the world’s best-known technology companies has come to an abrupt, if not entirely unexpected, halt.  The sharp sell-off that began last Thursday has wiped…

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world were clawing higher this morning, and the S&P 500 climbed toward its first gain of what’s been a dismal week. Even the oil market gained ground. Prices…

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose today, echoing the rally on Wall Street, amid a few glimmers of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing. Markets in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Australia,…

At 5:12 a.m. on April 18, 1906, the northernmost 296 miles of the San Andreas fault ruptured. The quake lasted 55 seconds, and the eastern side of the fault moved 24 feet. The shaking and…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., is asking for an ethics review after coming under criticism for selling off as much as $1.7 million in stocks just before the market dropped…