US markets news

Nasdaq records lowest close since 2014
All three main US indexes have closed lower for the week, with the Nasdaq recording its lowest close since October 2014.
US stocks rise for second day
The US dollar index has fallen for a fourth day on the latest batch of soft US data, dampening expectations for rate rises this year.
Wall St opens higher as oil recovers
Wall Street stocks have opened higher after positive jobs data from the US and Russia said it was still willing to talk about oil output cuts with OPEC.
Wall St sells off as oil weighs on Exxon
Falling oil prices have sent Exxon shares sliding 2.2 per cent, while broadly the S&P shed 3.3%, the Dow lost 1.8% and the Nasdaq dropped 2.24%.
Wall Street cuts losses to close flat
Google stock has jumped 9 per cent and the company became the most valuable in the United States.
Wall Street surges at end of awful January
US stocks have risen by more than two per cent with Microsoft leading a significant rally in technology shares.
Facebook 'likes' push Wall Street higher
Earnings from Facebook and a handful of other companies, as well as the bounce in oil prices, was behind most of the day's improved sentiment.
Wall Street sinks as Fed fails to impress
Wall Street sank after the Fed kept interest rates steady, with the Dow down 1.38 per cent, the S&P losing 1.09 per cent and the Nasdaq 2.18 per cent.
Oil fuels rebound on Wall Street
Surging oil prices have fuelled a rebound on Wall Street with the Dow rising 1.78 per cent, the S&P 1.41 per cent and the Nasdaq 1.09 per cent.
Wall Street dives as 2016 slide continues
Wall Street has resumed its 2016 slide as energy stocks tumbled; the Dow was down 1.29 per cent, the S&P 1.56 per cent, and the Nasdaq 1.58 per cent.