US markets news

US stocks retreat from records
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 85.26 points (0.47 per cent) to 18,203.37 on Tuesday.
Nasdaq closes above 5,000
The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 44.57 points (0.90 per cent) to 5,008.10, finishing above 5,000 for only the third time in its history.
US stocks sag but remain close to record
US stocks got help from a new estimate of fourth-quarter US economic growth that came in better than expected.
Nasdaq powers closer to 5000
The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 20.75 points (0.42 percent) on Thursday to 4,987.89.
US stocks dip on mixed data
Mixed US economic data helped prompt a dip in Wall Street stocks in opening trade.
US stocks flat on mixed earnings reports
US stocks have closed flat on the back of mixed earnings reports, as Fed chair Janet Yellen's second day of testimony failed to move markets.
US stocks open mixed
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 12.73 points in early trading on Tuesday.
US stocks pause ahead of Fed testimony
US stocks have closed flat, with the Dow down 0.13 per cent to 18,116.84 points, ahead of the testimony of the Federal Reserve head before congress.
Greek deal pushes US stocks to new highs
The US sharemarkets have finished the week on record highs following a deal with eurozone finance ministers to extend Greece's bailout.
Greek plan prompts US market highs
A plan to extend Greece's bailout program has seen the US sharemarkets leap to new record levels.