Stocks

U.S. Markets

Technology stocks tumbled after the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average ended last week at records.

May 10, 2021

U.S. Markets

Technology and other growth stocks jumped and government-bond yields climbed back after disappointing jobs data suggested a potential slowdown in the pace of the economic recovery.

May 7, 2021

U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks rose on upbeat corporate earnings and signs of continued improvement in the labor market.

May 6, 2021

U.S. Markets

The blue-chip index rose 0.3% to a record as concern about the potential for a rise in interest rates eased.

May 5, 2021

U.S. Markets

The Nasdaq Composite Index dropped nearly 2%, stung by declines in shares of semiconductor companies, along with big tech stocks including Apple, Facebook and Alphabet.

May 4, 2021

U.S. Markets

The S&P 500 extended its rally after closing out April with its best one-month performance since November.

May 3, 2021

Stocks

Individual investors are holding more stocks than ever before as major indexes climb to fresh highs. They are also upping the ante by borrowing to magnify their bets or increasingly buying on small dips in the market.

May 2, 2021

U.S. Markets

Investors have spent much of the month grappling with two competing dynamics: signs of a strong economic rebound, particularly in the U.S., and worsening Covid-19 cases elsewhere in the world that threaten to hamper the global recovery.

April 30, 2021