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Facebook shareholders have filed a lawsuit against the social media network, alleging the company made false & misleading statements about its policies. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith, Andy Serwer, Dan Roberts and Brittany Jones-Cooper discuss.
The Federal Reserve is set to announce another interest rate increase on Wednesday in what could be its first of four moves to tighten financial conditions this year.
February’s historic surge in a prominent gauge of stock-market volatility may have ushered in an end to a protracted period of calm on Wall Street, but it also offers a worrisome sign about market structure ...
Facebook shares gained 3 percent and provided some relief to the technology sector. The energy index (.SPNY) jumped 2.76 percent as crude oil prices hit a six-week high after a surprise decline in U.S. inventories and as concern persisted over possible disruption to Middle East supply. The Federal Reserve is expected to raise U.S. rates for the first time this year after a two-day policy meeting, but investors are on edge over the kind of monetary policy regime new Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will pursue.
U.S. stocks gained on Wednesday afternoon, ahead of an near-certain interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve, as Facebook Inc's shares reversed course to trade higher and energy stocks got a boost from rising oil prices. Facebook shares gained 3 percent and provided some relief to the technology sector.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday as investors wait for news on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is widely expected to raise rates, and investors will be watching closely for clues about how many more increases the central bank may make this year and also for the Fed's assessment of how the economy is doing.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was sitting pretty at the end of January. Then the Dow Jones Industrial Average decided to take off, at least a little bit. The Dow has gained 123.54 points, or 0.5%, to 24,850.81, while the S&P 500 has risen 0.4%, to 2728.02, and the Nasdaq Composite has advanced 0.3%, to 7386.09.
U.S. stock-market indexes trade higher on Wednesday, driven by gains in energy and materials shares following a jump in oil prices.
Investors were also spooked by signs of a brewing global trade war after the Wall Street Journal reported that China was planning counter-measures against U.S. trade tariffs. U.S. stocks, which were roiled by a hefty selloff in technology shares this week, were down in early trading.. A selloff this week wiped some $50 billion off the value of shares of social media giant Facebook.
All eyes appear to be focused on the Federal Reserve today as the markets’ major benchmarks were mostly hugging the flat line in early trading. The Fed is expected to announce a quarter percentage point ...