Stan’s Recent Stories
Economy Sep 11Tech falters again as Wall Street ends worst week in months
The S&P 500 rose 0.1%, but only after a roller-coaster day where a gain of 0.9% gave way to a loss of 0.9%.
Economy Aug 18S&P 500 closes at a record, erasing last of pandemic losses
Wall Street clawed back the last of the historic, frenzied losses unleashed by the coronavirus, as the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high Tuesday.
Economy Jul 10Wall Street drifts as week of erratic swings comes to close
Stocks are drifting in early trading on Wall Street Friday, the latest eddies in a week full of erratic swings driven by worries about rising coronavirus counts.
World Jun 15Stocks sink worldwide as coronavirus infections rise again
The S&P 500 was down 0.9% in midday trading, though it pared its loss through the morning after being down 2.5% earlier.
Economy Apr 30Wall Street pulls back as dismal economic data piles higher
The U.S. government reported more than 3.8 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week, and data showed the European economy contracted by a record 3.8% in the first three months of the year.
Economy Apr 24Stocks push higher on Wall Street following tumultuous week
Stocks are pushing higher in afternoon trading Friday as Wall Street nears the end of its tumultuous week.
Economy Apr 21Oil prices keep crumbling, stocks around the world tumble
Stocks are falling in afternoon trading on Wall Street and the collapse in oil prices is deepening as the economic carnage caused by the coronavirus pandemic turns markets upside down.
Economy Apr 20Oil price goes negative as demand collapses
A barrel of benchmark U.S. oil for May delivery fell to negative $3.70 per barrel.
Economy Apr 17Hope finds a foothold on Wall Street, stocks rally worldwide
U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally and closed out their first back-to-back weekly gain since the market began selling off two months ago.
Economy Apr 17Stocks rise worldwide, lifted by hopes for virus progress
Stocks are rising Friday as investors latch onto strands of hope about progress in the fight against the coronavirus.