Wall Street paused on Thursday, and the S&P 500 fell 0.3% for its first loss in five days. Stocks that had held steadiest through this year’s feverish swings gave back some of their gains, with losses for technology and health care companies weighing most heavily on the market.
Stocks rallied again on Wall Street Wednesday, and the S&P 500 climbed back to where it was just one week after it set its all-time high earlier this year.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's governing parties agree on $146 billion stimulus package to revive economy hit by coronavirus pandemic.
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 48 cents to settle at $37.29 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 22 cents to $39.79 a barrel.
NEW YORK (AP) — Current and former executives at chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride have been indicted on federal price-fixing charges.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian lawmaker said Monday that 230 people were killed in November’s anti-government protests in Iran, the official news agency reported.
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose $1.78 to settle at $35.49 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for July delivery rose 4 cents to $35.33 a barrel.
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 90 cents to settle at $33.71 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for July delivery rose 55 cents to $35.29 a barrel.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at an even faster pace than initially estimated in the first three months of this year with economists continuing to expect a far worse outcome in the current April-June quarter.
Financial, industrial and health care companies helped drive stocks on Wall Street broadly higher Wednesday, extending the market's gains into a third day.
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