• S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 close at record highs

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    Wall Street ended a week of milestones with a few more Friday.
    The benchmark S&P 500 index closed at an all-time high, just two days after the current bull market in U.S. stocks became the longest in history. The Nasdaq composite and the Russell 2000 indexes also ended the day at all-time highs.
    Technology companies, the best-performing sector in the market this year, accounted for much of the gains. The price of oil snapped a seven-week losing streak, finishing this week about 5 percent higher.
    The rally capped another solid week for the stock market, which has been riding a wave of...
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  • The Stock Market's Record Bull Run Could End Soon. Here's How

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The S&P 500 Index closed the week at an all-time high , capping what by some measurements say is the longest bull market since World War II. And with a growing economy and rising earnings at many corporations, the mood in the stock market is bright enough to keep stock prices rising further.
    But all bull runs must come to an end. And with the bull market currently in its tenth year, some analysts expect it to be a matter of time before stock prices begin to contract. Here are some things that could turn the bull into a bear.
    First, the economy could tip into a recession, defined as two...
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  • Business Highlights

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 close at record highs
    NEW YORK - Wall Street ended a week of milestones with a few more Friday. The benchmark S&P 500 index closed at an all-time high, just two days after the current bull market in stocks became the longest in history. The Nasdaq composite and the Russell 2000 indexes also ended the day at all-time highs. Technology companies, the best-performing sector in the market this year, accounted for much of the gains. The price of oil broke a seven-week losing streak, finishing this week about 5 percent higher.
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  • S&P rises to record high

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The benchmark S&P 500 index clinched its longest-ever bull market run on Friday, closing above its previous January high, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell affirmed the U.S. central bank's current pace of rate hikes. Fred Katayama reports.
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  • How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    The S&P 500 index climbed to an all-time high Friday, just two days after the current bull market in stocks became the longest in history. The Nasdaq composite and the Russell 2000 indexes also closed at all-time highs following a broad rally led by technology and materials stocks.
    On Friday:
    The S&P 500 gained 17.71 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,874.69, a record.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 133.37 points, or 0.5 percent, to 25,790.35.
    The Nasdaq added 67.52 points, or 0.9 percent, to 7,945.98, a record.
    The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 8.62 points, or...
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  • Global stocks rally after speech by Fed's Powell, oil prices surge

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Global equity markets rose on Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. central bank's policies are best to keep the economy humming, spurring new highs on Wall Street, while oil surged on signs Iran sanctions may crimp worldwide supply.
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  • S&P 500 reaches new high to clinch record bull run

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The benchmark S&P 500 stock index clinched its longest bull-market run on Friday, closing above its previous January high, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell affirmed the U.S. central bank's current pace of rate hikes.
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  • S.&P. Closes at a Record, as Profits Defy Turmoil

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The index has fallen as much as 10 percent in a year of trade wars and collapsing currencies, but with big American companies making lots of money, the long bull market keeps going.
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  • The longest bull market in history is intact as stocks close at record highs

    The longest bull market in history is intact as stocks close at record highs

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Friday.
    That erases any doubt about if this is the longest-running bull market in histroy.
    The benchmark index hit a record on Wednesday, but didn't close at a new high.
    The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Friday, solidifying the bull market as the longest of all time.
    The benchmark index gained 0.62% to settle at 2874.69, eclipsing its January record-high close of 2872.87. Friday's gain was significant as it left no doubt that we are now in the midst of the longest-running bull run in US stock market history.
    After an intraday record high was hit...
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  • S&P 500 ends at record high, bull market label secure

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 index notched its highest ever close on Friday, reaffirming that the bull market was intact, and now the longest running ever, after a steep sell-off seven months ago that tipped the market into a correction.
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  • S&P 500 Index Closes at an All-Time High

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    U.S. stocks rose, sending the S&P 500 Index past its January record, as an expanding economy and surging earnings erased a six-month drought in which equities tumbled into a correction. The dollar dropped.
    Equities capped a second straight week of gains and the dollar slumped Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled the central bank has no intention of raising interest rates at a faster pace. The latest stocks record marks another milestone in a nine-year bull run that's now the longest in history.
    The dollar fell for the sixth time in seven days as Fed Chairman Jerome...
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  • Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index closes at an all-time high, topping its January record; Nasdaq also at record

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index closes at an all-time high, topping its January record; Nasdaq also at record.
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