US markets news

US stocks rise on earnings, oil bounce
A big rally in oil-linked stocks has powered a jump in Wall Street stocks, ending five days of losses.
Chinese market dive pressures US stocks
A huge drop in the Chinese stock market has prompted a dive on Wall Street amid fresh fears of slowing economic growth.
US stocks open lower off China fears
Wall Street stocks have tumbled following a dip in Chinese equity markets.
US stocks tumble on weak Chinese data
Unexpectedly weak Chinese factory data and a slow in the US housing market have led Wall Street stocks lower.
Cat, Amex earnings push US stocks lower
US stocks have closed lower for a third day in a row after Dow members American Express, Caterpillar and 3M all fell sharply.
US stocks mixed as GM rises
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down in opening trade, but the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite Index both made gains.
US stocks fall on weak earnings
US stocks have slumped off the back of weak earnings from Apple and Microsoft.
Dow falls on weak earnings
The Dow has fallen off the back of disappointing earnings from United Technologies and tech giant IBM.
Nasdaq pushes to a record high
Solid earnings from Hasbro has pushed the Nasdaq to a third straight record high.
Nasdaq closes at record high
For the second straight session the Nasdaq has closed at a record high, jumping more than 0.9 per cent following a surge in Google shares.