US markets news

Wall St rebounds, Nasdaq breaks losing run
In a Wall Street rebound the Nasdaq has snapped a seven-session losing streak, though Apple fell for an eighth straight session.
Wall St falls as earnings weigh
Apple shares have closed lower for the tenth session in the last 11, and ended the month down 14 per cent.
Wall St sinks on BOJ fears, Icahn comments
Wall Street stocks have tumbled after the Bank of Japan's unexpected decision not to expand its monetary stimulus program.
Wall St ticks up as hawkish Fed fears ebb
Easing fears that the Federal Reserve would strongly signal it will raise interest rates in June have helped US stocks end slightly higher.
Wall St opens slightly higher
US stock markets have opened slightly higher ahead of earnings reports from Apple, AT&T and Ebay.
Wall St ends slightly lower on energy
US shares have ended the day lower amid underwhelming earnings reports and the prospect of higher interest rates.
Wall Street ends flat; Microsoft tumbles
Google-parent company Alphabet has suffered its worst day since 2012, while Microsoft has dropped 7 per cent, as tech stocks dragged Wall Street down.
Wall Street drops amid mixed earnings
US markets have finished lower, the Dow down 0.63 per cent, the S&P 0.52 per cent, and the Nasdaq 0.05 per cent.
Wall St flirts with record high levels
Driven 15 per cent higher since mid-February by a recovery in weak oil prices, the S&P 500 stood less than 30 points below last May's all-time peak.
Wall Street rises closer to record high
The US share market has moved close to a record high helped by gains in energy stocks that were boosted by a rise in the price of oil.