Dot-Com Deja Vu: Nasdaq Closes In On Its Record High
Monday Evening Business Brief
Falling oil prices and disappointing U.S. home sales data are pushing stocks lower on Wall Street today
Stocks are rising in afternoon trading on Wall Street. Talk of an apparent breakthrough in debt negotiations between Greece and its European creditors has helped the euro rally and U.S. stock markets to turn positive.
High medical expenses top the list of retirement fears.
Stocks are closing near an all-time high as technology, materials and energy companies notch big gains.
Stocks are higher today as traders assess the latest corporate news.
On top of rent and utilities support, they give referrals to other agencies, like the Food Pantry.
Stocks have ended the day lower with concerns about the world economy looming over the market.
Minnehaha County plans to spend $5 million this year helping the poor and homeless. That’s seven percent of the county budget that goes toward taking care of people who can't take care of themselves.
Concerns about the world economy are tugging U.S. stock indexes lower this afternoon. The latest trade data from China show the country's imports fell nearly 20 percent in January, compared with the same period last year. Meanwhile, worries are mounting over Greece's standoff with its creditors. However, energy stocks are higher as the price of oil continues to rebound.
Signs that the collapse in oil prices could be ending have helped send the stock market sharply higher.
The McGraw Hill Financial subsidiary Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC reached a settlement with the Justice Department over ratings issued from 2004 through 2007.
After an up and down day, stocks have finished with solid gains on Wall Street. Energy companies led a late rally, pushing the Dow up 196 points, or 1.1 percent, to 17,361.04.
Stocks are having trouble finding direction today. Weak reports on consumer spending and factory output pushed the main indexes lower in morning trading, but by midday rising oil prices had helped pump up the energy sector and with it the rest of the market.
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