Wall Street racked up a solid week on Friday, with healthcare, technology and consumer stock making gains and investors looking beyond a widely-expected December interest rate hike.
New York (AFP) — U.S. stocks traded flat early in Friday’s session, holding on to recent gains despite an escalation in Ukraine tensions and a disappointing report on consumer spending in July. Action remained light at the start of the holiday-lengthened final weekend of the summer. About 30 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial […]
New York (AFP) – U.S. stocks Friday moved higher in early trade despite a U.S. employment report that showed surprisingly weak jobs growth in January. About 35 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 65.56 points (0.42 percent) to 15,694.09. The broad-based S&P 500 rose 11.09 (0.63 percent) to 1,784.52, while the tech-rich […]