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The Dow Jones Industrial Average flirted with the 18000 level, brieflycrossing the psychologically-significant milestone for the first time since July. The broad index was led by heavyweights Disney, Chevron, and Microsoft.
U.S. economic conditions are 'mostly favorable' yet the Federal Reserve remains cautious in raising interest rates because threats loom, New York Fed President William Dudley said on Monday.
A new Uber-like service for women only is set to launch in Boston on April 19. The founder of Chariot for Women says the female-only ridesharing service focuses on safety, employing heavily background-checked women drivers and catering exclusively to women.
U.S. and European stocks turned higher Monday, shaking off a decline in oil prices after major oil-producing countries failed to reach an agreement to freeze output.
Home builders' outlook on the market for single-family homes remained generally upbeat this month despite choppy home sales, boosting hopes that construction will pick up this year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 bounced higher early last week, as brent crude oil prices rose above $40.
Last week, Delta Air Lines reported another record quarterly profit .
Morgan Stanley reported a 1Q profit of $0.55 per share, topping the estimate for $0.46. Revenue for the bank came in at $7.8 billion, just short of the estimate for $7.86 billion
PepsiCo's quarterly sales fell 2.9 percent, the sixth straight quarter of decline, hurt by a strong dollar and weak revenue in some markets including Latin America and Europe.
Hasbro's quarterly revenue rose 16.5 percent, driven by the success of toys based on Hollywood blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and popular Disney Princesses.
If a mutual fund had a younger cousin, it would be an exchange traded fund (ETF).
Technology exchange traded fund investors will be watching the technology sector as some of the major players begin revealing their first quarter results this week, with all eyes on Netflix (Nasdaq:NFLX) Monday.
Verizon Communications' pursuit of Yahoo received a boost as several prominent suitors opted not to make offers for the beleaguered Internet company.
Amazon.com is firing a shot across the bow of Netflix Inc. by attempting to become a primary destination for streaming video.
The Japanese share market fell more than 3 percent on Monday after a series of earthquakes measuring up to 7.3 magnitude struck a southern manufacturing hub.
Stocks and oil prices pared losses Monday, recovering from steep falls after major oil producers failed to reach an agreement to freeze production.
As earnings season shifts into high gear next week in what is expected to be the weakest U.S. quarterly results reporting period since 2009, the hope among some is that this is as bad as it's going to get.
Oil prices slid on Monday after key producers failed to negotiate a curb on their output, fueling concerns that this could hit the recent recovery in the crude market.
Saudi Arabia demanded on Sunday that Iran join a global deal on freezing oil output, jeopardizing the chances of an agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC producers that was supposed to prop up the price of crude.