US markets news

Wall St rallies on higher oil
US stocks have begun the day higher, as oil prices rise towards $US50 a barrel for the first time in seven months on supply concerns.
Banks, tech firms drive Wall St up over 1%
Banks and tech firms have driven Wall Street up over 1 per cent despite interest rate hike fears; the Dow added 1.22%, the S&P 1.37% and the Nasdaq 2.0%.
Wall Street dips; Apple gains
The Dow Jones industrial average declined 0.05 per cent to end at 17,492.93 points and the S&P 500 lost 0.21 per cent to 2,048.04.
Wall St ends volatile week on high note
After a mixed week, US stocks have closed higher boosted by tech stocks including Apple and Applied Materials.
Wall St opens lower as Fed rate hike looms
US stocks have opened down after the Federal Reserve indicated rates could rise as soon as June and oil prices dropped.
Bank shares buoy Wall St
Wall Street was flat after a choppy session, as hints of further US interest rates sooner than expected kept investors cautious.
Wall St sells off as rate hikes loom
Strong economic data pointing to firming inflation data raised the spectre of further US rate hikes, and triggered a sell off on Wall Street.
Apple shines as Wall St rallies
US markets have closed higher, as Apple shares gained 3.7 per cent and oil prices hit six-month highs.
Wall St drops after bad week for retailers
Wall Street has ended the week down after a week marked by poor results for retailers including Nordstrom and JC Penney.
Wall Street mixed as Apple tumbles
Wall Street stocks have ended the day mixed, with Microsoft pulling the S&P 500 up and Apple dragging stocks down.