STOCKS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STOCKS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Stocks head for solid week; Ukraine tensions ease http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300369-79/percent-ukraine-fell-monster.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300369-79/percent-ukraine-fell-monster.html.csp">Stocks head for solid week; Ukraine tensions ease</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW CRAFT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:08:02.848-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Renewed fighting in Ukraine knocked the stock market lower Friday. Major indexes headed higher at the start of trading, then sank following reports that Ukrainian forces attacked Russian military vehicles that had crossed the border. U.S. government bond prices jumped as investors sought safety, driving the yield on the 10-year note to its lowest level this year. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was down 96 points, or 0.6 percent, to 16,618 as of 12:20 p.m. Mountain tim...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300369@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:08:02 MDT U.S. stocks fall Tuesday as geopolitical risks remain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288096-79/percent-fell-investors-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288096-79/percent-fell-investors-oil.html.csp">U.S. stocks fall Tuesday as geopolitical risks remain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN SWEET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:11:15.655-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The stock market pulled back slightly Tuesday, following two days of gains, as investors focused on the damage that ongoing geopolitical tensions were causing the global economy. Energy stocks were among the biggest decliners, dragged down by lower oil prices. U.S. stock indexes opened modestly higher but turned lower at mid-morning and stayed there for the rest of the day. Investors took a cue from Europe, where Germany’s benchmark index fell more than 1 percent and France’s CAC 40 f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582880962014-08-12T17:11:15.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:11:15.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Kinder Morgan surged after announcing that it would combine a group of businesses that it controls to create the fourth-biggest U.S. energy company by market value. Banana seller Chiquita Brands International soared after the company received a $611 million buyout offer. The stock market was extending a rebound from Friday when it logged its biggest one-day gain in five months followin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582841492014-08-11T14:52:07.767-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T14:52:07.767-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284149@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:52:07 MDT U.S. stocks move lower as investors weigh earnings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58271593-79/percent-fell-earnings-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58271593-79/percent-fell-earnings-rose.html.csp">U.S. stocks move lower as investors weigh earnings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE ROTHWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T14:33:05.711-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 02:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • U.S. stocks moved lower in afternoon trading as investors assessed the latest company earnings and the outlook for the economy. Investors are still troubled by the potential for escalating tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level of the year. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 14 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,905 as of 3:25 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 105 points, or 0...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582715932014-08-07T14:33:05.711-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T14:33:05.711-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271593@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:33:05 MDT Stocks stabilize; Molson Coors jumps on earnings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267101-79/percent-rose-company-earnings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267101-79/percent-rose-company-earnings.html.csp">Stocks stabilize; Molson Coors jumps on earnings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE ROTHWELL and KAY JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T15:48:54.566-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 03:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • U.S. stocks stabilized on Wednesday after energy stocks and earnings from a major beer brewer helped the market stem its recent declines. The stock market ended the day little changed after a sizable drop a day earlier, when Russia massed troops near its border with Ukraine. Molson Coors was the biggest gainer in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index after the company reported better-than-forecast earnings. Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox rose after the company said it was dropping a bid ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582671012014-08-06T15:48:54.566-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T15:48:54.566-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The market had been moderately lower all day, weighed down by a disappointing earnings forecast from retail giant Target and a report on China that showed the world’s second-largest economy was slowing down. The selling accelerated in afternoon trading. The Dow Jones industrial average fell nearly 200 points at one point, but recovered some of those losses in the last 30...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582629302014-08-05T15:04:02.236-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T15:04:02.236-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58262930@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:04:02 MDT Asia stocks up, Europe subdued before U.S. data http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236868-79/percent-data-markets-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236868-79/percent-data-markets-russia.html.csp">Asia stocks up, Europe subdued before U.S. data</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUKYUNG LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:45:02.335-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul • Asian stocks extended gains Tuesday ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week while European markets were subdued amid the possibility of new sanctions against Russia. The South Korean stock market closed at a three-year high. KEEPING SCORE: In morning trade in Europe, France’s CAC 40 dipped 0.2 percent to 4,335.53 and Germany’s DAX shed 0.1 percent to 9,586.48. Britain’s FTSE 100 edged up 0.1 percent to 6,792.33. Futures showed Wall Street was set for a weak start after...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368682014-07-29T09:45:02.335-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:45:02.335-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236868@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:45:02 MDT Stocks end lower ahead of economic reports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236740-79/percent-earnings-ahead-economic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236740-79/percent-earnings-ahead-economic.html.csp">Stocks end lower ahead of economic reports</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW CRAFT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:08:41.503-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The stock market fell modestly on Tuesday as investors focused on a batch of big economic reports ahead. On Wednesday, the government releases its look at economic growth in the spring quarter and the Federal Reserve finishes a two-day meeting. The next day, a report on China’s manufacturing industry will give investors an update on the health of the world’s factory floor. For U.S. investors, the key news comes Friday, when the Labor Department releases its monthly report on the jobs ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582367402014-07-29T17:08:41.503-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:08:41.503-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236740@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:08:41 MDT Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224721-79/funds-alternative-mutual-fund.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224721-79/funds-alternative-mutual-fund.html.csp">Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:57:01.868-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • They’re hot, yet many investors have no idea what they do. These mutual funds go by a few names, and it doesn’t help that some are inscrutable like “liquid alts,” but they generally fall under an umbrella known as alternative mutual funds. Managers of alternative funds pitch that they can offer smoother returns than traditional stock and bond funds because they have access to more trading tools and markets. And their popularity is surging, though they come with their own risks and gen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582247212014-07-25T17:57:01.868-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T17:57:01.868-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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After dipping briefly on the bad news, it climbs higher. The market’s resilience this year — which has pushed it to a series of records and extended its five-year bull run — is driven by investors’ optimism about the growth of the U.S. economy and record corporate earnings. That helped the market overcome its latest dip, on July ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582241492014-07-25T12:36:02.071-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T12:36:02.071-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The other two major indexes fell. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped two points, or 0.02 percent, to 17,083.80. The Nasdaq eased one point, or 0.04 percent to 4,472.11. Facebook rose 5 percent and was among the top gainers ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221126@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:38:02 MDT World stocks rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210485-79/percent-markets-added-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210485-79/percent-markets-added-china.html.csp">World stocks rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T11:15:02.392-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Global stocks rallied Tuesday amid more solid U.S. earnings reports and as the bodies of those killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash reached Ukrainian government-controlled territory. The crash of the jetliner, which cost the lives of all 298 on board, has been a major driver in financial markets over the past few days as traders fretted over a downward spiral in relations between the West and Russia. “Talk of a new Cold War was always rather excessive, but fears of a renewed freezing over in ea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582104852014-07-22T11:15:02.392-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T11:15:02.392-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:15:02 MDT Mutual fund trends: Bonds are still in demand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195380-79/funds-investors-fund-mutual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195380-79/funds-investors-fund-mutual.html.csp">Mutual fund trends: Bonds are still in demand</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STAN CHOE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T14:36:01.55-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 02:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Experts say bonds are less attractive than stocks. Whatever. Investors are continuing to pour money into bond mutual funds despite the warnings from Wall Street. So far, those investors have looked smart for doing so. Bond funds have delivered solid returns despite dour predictions. That, plus some other trends from around the mutual fund industry: — INVESTORS STILL WANT BONDS. Bond fund investors got a reminder last year that even relatively safe investments can lose money. The avera...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581953802014-07-17T14:36:01.55-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T14:36:01.55-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195380@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:36:01 MDT Global stocks down ahead of U.S. data, earnings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194119-79/percent-markets-stocks-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194119-79/percent-markets-stocks-data.html.csp">Global stocks down ahead of U.S. data, earnings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUKYUNG LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T09:04:01.658-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul • European stocks were lower after most Asian markets abandoned modest gains Thursday ahead of U.S. economic data and corporate earnings reports. Stock markets are at lofty heights, making investors nervous a corrective sell-off is looming, particularly as the U.S. Federal Reserve edges toward its first interest rate hike since the Great Recession. The Dow Jones industrial average hit yet another record on Wednesday. The strong performance of Wall Street indexes is at odds with the modest ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581941192014-07-17T09:04:01.658-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T09:04:01.658-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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All three major stock indexes ended lower for the first time in a week, but remained near record highs and positive for the year. Ukrainian officials said a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine, although both the government and pro-Russi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581939932014-07-17T17:12:02.27-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T17:12:02.27-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Fed Chair Janet Yellen, speaking before Congress, said the U.S. economy has yet to recover fully, but raised the possibility the central bank could raise its key short-term interest rate sooner than currently projected. The Fed also issued a report noting that valuations for stocks in some sectors, such as social media and biotec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581860652014-07-15T15:39:54.572-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T15:39:54.572-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186065@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:39:54 MDT Stocks snap higher on Wall Street; Citigroup up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182451-79/percent-rose-street-wall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182451-79/percent-rose-street-wall.html.csp">Stocks snap higher on Wall Street; Citigroup up</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T14:20:49.256-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 02:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stocks are closing sharply higher as the market shakes off its worst weekly performance in three months. Citigroup rose 3 percent after the bank turned in better results than Wall Street expected. The bank also said it had reached a settlement in an investigation into its mortgage securities business. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 111 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,055 on Monday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose nine points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,977. The Nasdaq composite rose 25 point...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581824512014-07-14T14:20:49.256-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T14:20:49.256-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182451@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:20:49 MDT World markets moody as Dow falls short of 17,000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58169622-79/percent-china-growth-stocks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58169622-79/percent-china-growth-stocks.html.csp">World markets moody as Dow falls short of 17,000</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAN PYLAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T09:11:02.654-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 09:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The failure of the main U.S. indexes to break through key thresholds and financial jitters in Europe weighed on markets Thursday as investors grew skeptical over the near-term outlook for stocks. On Wednesday, stocks, particularly in the U.S., were buoyed by minutes to the last meeting of the Federal Reserve that suggested interest rates will likely stay near zero for a while, even after monetary stimulus has been removed. “The inability for the Dow to hold above 17,000 on Wednesday or ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581696222014-07-10T09:11:02.654-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T09:11:02.654-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169622@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:11:02 MDT U.S. stocks slide over European banking worries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58169543-79/investors-percent-stocks-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58169543-79/investors-percent-stocks-market.html.csp">U.S. stocks slide over European banking worries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN SWEET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T16:22:25.175-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks fell Thursday as worries about the soundness of a European bank spooked U.S. investors, prompting them to sell off stocks and snap up less risky assets like gold and governments bonds. Fears emerged overnight about the financial stability of Espirito Santo International, a holding company that is the largest shareholder in a group of firms, including the parent of Portugal’s largest bank, Banco Espirito Santo. Espirito Santo International reportedly missed a debt payment this w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581695432014-07-10T16:22:25.175-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T16:22:25.175-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169543@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:22:25 MDT U.S. stock futures creep up after two days of losses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58165090-79/percent-market-earnings-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58165090-79/percent-market-earnings-rose.html.csp">U.S. stock futures creep up after two days of losses</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T15:33:38.414-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 03:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Corporate earnings season got off to a positive start Wednesday, helping lift the stock market after two days of declines. The market opened higher and remained modestly higher throughout the day. Stocks climbed further after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its latest policy meeting in June. The biggest gainer in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was Alcoa. The aluminum giant’s earnings, which investors consider to be the official start of the quarterly corporate earnings seas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581650902014-07-09T15:33:38.414-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T15:33:38.414-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165090@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:33:38 MDT