US markets news

US stocks drop
After a two-day winning streak, US stocks have fallen.
US stocks surge on pharma deals, stimulus
Wall Street closes one per cent higher after health company mergers in the US and talk of more monetary stimulus in China.
US stocks snap 4-day slide
US stocks have shrugged off weaker-than-expected US economic growth in the fourth quarter to finish up at the close.
US stocks open higher
US stocks have opened higher despite a report showing weaker-than-expected US economic growth.
US stocks end lower as Yemen crisis
The Yemen crisis has prompted Wall Street stocks to end lower.
US stocks sink; Nasdaq drops 2.4%
The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index, which stood above 5,000 on Monday, has plummeted 2.37 per cent to 4,876.52.
US stocks fall on worries of higher rates
At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.58 per cent after speculation of a rate rise by the US Federal Reserve.
US stocks finish lower as Nasdaq lags
At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down a scant 0.06 per cent after a quiet day of trade and the Nasdaq fell further.
US stocks mixed
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 have opened up 0.14 and 0.05 per cent respectively, while the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 0.16 per cent.
Dovish Fed stance lifts US stocks
US stocks markets have surged this week after the Federal Reserve signalled it was in hurry to raise interest rates.