• Global stocks edge up, dollar steady as U.S. votes in midterms

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    Stock markets edged up on Tuesday, with trading thin in the United States, while the dollar and Treasury yields held steady as Americans went to the polls in pivotal midterm elections that could shift the balance of power in Congress.
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  • Wall Street inches higher ahead of U.S. election results

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, as strong earnings and easing of trade tensions lifted materials and industrial sectors but trading volumes were light as uncertainty about the outcome of U.S. midterm elections kept investors on the sidelines.
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  • Markets Right Now: Tech stocks lead Wall Street higher

    9 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    11:45 a.m.
    U.S. stocks are rising in midday trading on Wall Street as technology stocks recover some of the big losses they took over the last month.
    Companies including CVS Health are rising Tuesday after releasing strong third quarter reports. CVS added 4.3 percent and Booking Holdings, the parent company of Priceline.com, rose 4.6 percent.
    Rental car company Avis Budget Group sank 5.1 percent after its earnings and sales fell short of forecasts.
    The S&P 500 index rose 8 points, or 0.3 percent to 2,747.
    The Dow Jones Industrial...
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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks edge higher in early trading

    9 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street as technology companies rise and several companies gain after reporting higher earnings.
    CVS Health rose 2 percent Tuesday after reporting results that beat analysts' forecasts and raising its outlook for the year.
    Travel website operator Booking Holdings rose 6.7 percent.
    Rental car company Avis Budget Group sank 9.4 percent after its earnings and sales fell short of forecasts.
    The S&P 500 index rose 6 points, or 0.2 percent to 2,745.
    The Dow Jones Industrial...
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