Wall Street ends higher, with biggest boost from banks

Banks helped lead Wall Street higher on Monday, while Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) were a drag and investors eyed this week’s Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of its commitment to “patient” monetary policy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 66.11 points, or 0.26 percent, to 25,914.98, the S&P 500 gained 10.54 points, or […]

 

Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Friday

Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Friday, March 15: 1. Pound steady as U.K. prepares for 3rd Brexit vote The pound was little changed against the dollar on Friday amid news that the U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to ask the British parliament […]

 

Tech leads Wall Street higher, Boeing pares losses

Technology stocks led Wall Street’s main indexes higher on Monday after five straight sessions of declines, but a fall in the shares of the world’s largest planemaker after a fatal crash in Ethiopia limited gains on the blue-chip Dow. Boeing (NYSE:BA) Co, the best performing Dow component this year by […]