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 end higher, extending a modest rally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822053-79/percent-rose-higher-fell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822053-79/percent-rose-higher-fell.html.csp">Stocks end higher, extending a modest rally</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T14:53:48.475-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 02:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stocks managed to close with modest gains on Wall Street after a day of up-and-down trading. Coca-Cola rose 4 percent after reporting higher sales of non-carbonated beverages. Johnson & Johnson rose 2 percent after its income rose. Toll Brothers and other homebuilders fell after a measure of the industry’s confidence in the housing market remained low. Apple and Netflix also fell. Major U.S. indexes moved between gains and losses all day before ending slightly higher. The Standard & Poor’s 500 i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578220532014-04-15T14:53:48.475-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T14:53:48.475-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822053@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:53:48 MDT U.S. stocks rise on retail sales increase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817429-79/percent-earnings-sales-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817429-79/percent-earnings-sales-rose.html.csp">U.S. stocks rise on retail sales increase</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T13:13:09.635-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 01:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stocks were trading higher Monday afternoon, recovering some of the ground lost after a rough finish last week. A government report showing U.S. retail sales posted their biggest gain in 18 months in March and solid earnings from Citigroup helped cheer investors as corporate earnings start to come in. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose nine points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,824 as of 2:35 p.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 92 points, or 0.6 percent, to 16,119....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578174292014-04-14T13:13:09.635-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T13:13:09.635-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817429@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:13:09 MDT Tech stocks slide again; Nasdaq falls for 3rd week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806451-79/percent-fell-nasdaq-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806451-79/percent-fell-nasdaq-points.html.csp">Tech stocks slide again; Nasdaq falls for 3rd week</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bernard Coon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T14:46:56.168-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 02:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Technology stocks are dropping for a second day in a row as investors flee highflying Internet and biotechnology companies. The Nasdaq composite closed out its third losing week in a row. The Nasdaq lost 54 points, or 1.3 percent, to end at 3,999 Friday. It was only the second time this year the index has closed below 4,000. It’s down 8 percent from the high it reached in early March. The Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 17 points, or 1 percent, to 1,815. The Dow Jones industrial average fe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578064512014-04-11T14:46:56.168-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T14:46:56.168-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806451@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:46:56 MDT Stocks drop; Biotech takes another plunge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57801376-79/stocks-percent-biotech-drop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57801376-79/stocks-percent-biotech-drop.html.csp">Stocks drop; Biotech takes another plunge</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="2014-04-10T14:20:39.8-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 02:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Nasdaq had its worst day since 2011 as investors dumped biotechnology shares and other industries that have soared over the past year. Biogen Idec, Gilead Sciences and other biotech companies plunged. After a huge run-up, those stocks have become volatile in recent weeks amid scrutiny over the cost of their drugs. Facebook and Twitter, other recent investor favorites, also dropped. The Nasdaq composite index lost 129 points, or 3.1 percent, to close 4,054, its biggest drop since N...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578013762014-04-10T14:20:39.8-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T14:20:39.8-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801376@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:20:39 MDT U.S. stocks move higher as earnings get underway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57796001-79/percent-rose-earnings-stocks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57796001-79/percent-rose-earnings-stocks.html.csp">U.S. stocks move higher as earnings get underway</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="2014-04-09T10:56:19.366-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks rose for a second straight day Wednesday, helped by surprisingly strong earnings from aluminum giant Alcoa. Technology stocks recovered from a drubbing over the past week. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose six points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,858 as of 12:15 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 59 points, or 0.4 percent, to 16,315 and the Nasdaq composite rose 29 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,141. A IS FOR: Alcoa rose 46 cents, or 3.7 percent, t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577960012014-04-09T10:56:19.366-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T10:56:19.366-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57796001@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:56:19 MDT Stocks rise, breaking a three-day losing streak http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790196-79/percent-stocks-points-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790196-79/percent-stocks-points-rose.html.csp">Stocks rise, breaking a three-day losing streak</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="2014-04-08T14:33:19.242-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 02:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks are closing higher as the market stabilizes after a three-day slump. Technology stocks rose after taking a beating over the past week. Investors will start to focus on company earnings this week. Bed Bath & Beyond reports after the market closes Wednesday and JPMorgan Chase releases its results on Friday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose six points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 1,851 Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 10 points, less than 0.1 percent, to 16,2...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577901962014-04-08T14:33:19.242-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T14:33:19.242-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790196@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:33:19 MDT Stocks fall back from record ahead of jobs report http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57769077-79/percent-fell-stocks-index.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57769077-79/percent-fell-stocks-index.html.csp">Stocks fall back from record ahead of jobs report</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="2014-04-03T13:05:06.988-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 01:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks dropped for the first time in five days Thursday, pulling back from an all-time high as traders refrained from making any big bets ahead of Friday’s monthly job report. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell eight points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,882 as of 2:41 p.m. Eastern time. The index closed at an all-time high of 1,890 a day earlier. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 42 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,530. The Nasdaq composite fell 59 points, or 1.4 percent,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577690772014-04-03T13:05:06.988-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T13:05:06.988-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57769077@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:05:06 MDT Higher consumer spending lifts U.S. stocks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57743227-79/percent-rose-consumer-higher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57743227-79/percent-rose-consumer-higher.html.csp">Higher consumer spending lifts U.S. stocks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN SWEET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Markets Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T10:19:17.526-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks are higher at midday, shaking off a two-day slump, as traders are encouraged by an increase in consumer spending last month. Tech stocks turned higher with help from Microsoft. CBS Outdoor rose 7 percent on its first day of trading. The billboard company is splitting off from CBS. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 14 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,863 at midday Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 111 points, or 0.7 percent, to 16,373. The Nasdaq composite rose 38 poi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577432272014-03-28T10:19:17.526-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T10:19:17.526-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57743227@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:19:17 MDT U.S. stocks head for a meager first-quarter gain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57752854-79/percent-rose-stocks-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57752854-79/percent-rose-stocks-monday.html.csp">U.S. stocks head for a meager first-quarter gain</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="2014-03-31T14:11:52.144-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 02:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks rose broadly in afternoon trading Monday as the market headed for its fifth straight quarterly gain. Microsoft led the technology sector higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 15 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,872 as of 3:25 p.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 134 points, or 0.8 percent, to 16,457. The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite rose 46 points, or 1.1 percent, to 4,201. BROAD GAINS: Twenty-seven of the 30 stocks in the Dow average rose...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577528542014-03-31T14:11:52.144-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T14:11:52.144-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57752854@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:11:52 MDT Tech companies, Citigroup tug U.S. stocks lower http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57738266-79/percent-rose-fell-banks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57738266-79/percent-rose-fell-banks.html.csp">Tech companies, Citigroup tug U.S. stocks lower</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="2014-03-27T12:00:51.792-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 12:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • U.S. stocks were mostly lower Thursday as further declines in technology companies outweighed encouraging economic news. Citigroup fell 6 percent after the Federal Reserve denied the bank’s plan to raise its dividend and buy back more stock. Most other major banks won approval to raise their dividends. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell two points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,850 as of 1:29 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 14 points, or 0.09 perce...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577382662014-03-27T12:00:51.792-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T12:00:51.792-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57738266@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:00:51 MDT U.S. stocks slip as tensions with Russia simmer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57722825-79/percent-fell-rose-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57722825-79/percent-fell-rose-russia.html.csp">U.S. stocks slip as tensions with Russia simmer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bernard Condon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T13:51:47.265-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 01:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. stocks are falling in afternoon trading Monday as tensions with Russia escalate. Eight of 10 industry sectors in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell, led by health care. Apple and Herbalife rose. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,282 with an hour of trading left. The S&P 500 fell nine points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,857. The Nasdaq composite lost 50 points, or 1.1 percent, to 4,227. DRUG STOCKS SLUMP: A sell-off in drug makers continued. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577228252014-03-24T13:51:47.265-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T13:51:47.265-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57722825@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:51:47 MDT Early gain fades on Wall Street in afternoon trading http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57712279-79/percent-fell-late-stocks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57712279-79/percent-fell-late-stocks.html.csp">Early gain fades on Wall Street in afternoon trading</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T13:17:17.403-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 01:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • An early gain on the stock market was mostly gone Friday afternoon, weighed down by biotechnology companies. Symantec plunged after abruptly firing its CEO late Thursday, and Nike fell after warning of softer sales. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 fell three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,869 as of 2:47 p.m. Eastern time. It traded as high as 1,882 earlier, four points above its most recent record high close on March 7. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 18 points, or 0....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577122792014-03-21T13:17:17.403-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T13:17:17.403-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57712279@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:17:17 MDT U.S. stocks jump as worries over Crimea vote fade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57693216-79/crimea-percent-rose-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57693216-79/crimea-percent-rose-points.html.csp">U.S. stocks jump as worries over Crimea vote fade</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="2014-03-17T11:47:41.218-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 11:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ew York • Stocks rose sharply Monday as investors brushed aside the ongoing political turmoil in Ukraine and focused on a surge in output at U.S. factories last month. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 163 points, or 1 percent, to 16,229 as of 1:30 p.m. Eastern time. It jumped as much as 204 points earlier. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 16 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,858 and the Nasdaq composite added 42 points, or 1 percent, to 4,288. FACTORIES DEFROST: The Federal Re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576932162014-03-17T11:47:41.218-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T11:47:41.218-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693216@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:47:41 MDT Stocks give up and early gain and turn lower http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57676125-79/percent-fell-points-stocks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57676125-79/percent-fell-points-stocks.html.csp">Stocks give up and early gain and turn lower</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T10:46:51.34-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 10:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. stocks are turning lower in midday trading after giving up an early gain. The decline puts the Dow Jones industrial average on course for its fourth loss in a row. As of noon Thursday the Dow was down 64 points, or 0.4 percent, at 16,276. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell five points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,862. The Nasdaq composite fell 17 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,306. Dollar General fell 2 percent after the company reported that its fourth-quarter earnings took a hit from harsh winte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576761252014-03-13T10:46:51.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T10:46:51.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676125@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:46:51 MDT Despite obstacles, the bull market turns 5 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57655664-79/market-bull-percent-stock.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57655664-79/market-bull-percent-stock.html.csp">Despite obstacles, the bull market turns 5</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="2014-03-10T16:32:07.517-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 04:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Happy 5th birthday, bull market. The current bull run is not the longest, or strongest in history, but it has survived a near default by the U.S. government, a debt crisis in Europe, and a war in Syria. Despite all the obstacles thrown in its way, this bull market is now the fourth-longest since 1945, according to S&P Capital IQ. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is up 178 percent in the five years since it bottomed out on March 9, 2009. A bull market is a rise of 20 percent or more ove...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576556642014-03-10T16:32:07.517-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T16:32:07.517-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655664@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:32:07 MDT U.S. stocks are little changed after payroll survey http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57635730-79/percent-changed-january-month.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57635730-79/percent-changed-january-month.html.csp">U.S. stocks are little changed after payroll survey</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T07:54:02.471-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks are little changed in early trading, a day after setting a record high, as traders were unimpressed by a slight increase in hiring at private companies last month. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was flat at 1,874 shortly after trading opened Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrial average was down two points at 16,393 and the Nasdaq composite inched up two points to 4,354. Brown-Forman rose 3 percent after the company reported better sales of its flagship Jack Daniel’s brand and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576357302014-03-05T07:54:02.471-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-05T07:54:02.471-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57635730@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 07:54:02 MDT Stocks surge as tensions ease in Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57630454-79/percent-rose-stocks-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57630454-79/percent-rose-stocks-monday.html.csp">Stocks surge as tensions ease in Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Joshua Freed</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T14:18:04.757-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Relieved investors sent stocks sharply higher Tuesday after Russia pulled troops back from the border of Ukraine. The rally erased steep losses from Monday caused by fears of an escalating conflict. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index was up 28 points, or 1.5 percent, at 1,873 as of 3:55 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday. It was the biggest gain for the benchmark index since October. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 224 points, or 1.4 percent, to 16,392. The Nasdaq composite rose 74 points, or 1.7 per...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576304542014-03-04T14:18:04.757-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-04T14:18:04.757-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57630454@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:18:04 MDT Stocks fall as Ukraine tensions rise; Gold gains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57625060-79/percent-fell-company-gold.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57625060-79/percent-fell-company-gold.html.csp">Stocks fall as Ukraine tensions rise; Gold gains</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="2014-03-03T12:24:57.844-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 12:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Global stocks fell sharply Monday on rising tension over Russia’s military advance into Ukraine and the threat of sanctions by Western governments. Treasurys and gold prices rose as investors bought safer assets. The price of crude oil rose over concerns that Russian oil exports could be disrupted. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 16 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,843 as of 1:47 p.m. Eastern time. The index is headed for its biggest drop in a month. The Dow Jones ind...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576250602014-03-03T12:24:57.844-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-03T12:24:57.844-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57625060@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:24:57 MDT Stocks open lower ahead of confidence report http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57596133-79/confidence-fell-percent-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57596133-79/confidence-fell-percent-report.html.csp">Stocks open lower ahead of confidence report</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T08:25:01.807-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 08:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • U.S. stocks are getting off to a weak start as investors hold back ahead of a report on consumer confidence. The Standard & Poor’s 500 fell three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,844 in the first few minutes of trading Tuesday. Energy and bank stocks fell the most. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 35 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,171. The Nasdaq composite was flat at 4,291. Investors will get a report on consumer confidence for February at 10 a.m. Eastern. Economists expect confiden...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575961332014-02-25T08:25:01.807-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T08:25:01.807-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57596133@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:25:01 MDT S&P 500 index is on track for a third weekly gain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57580070-79/percent-company-rose-earnings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57580070-79/percent-company-rose-earnings.html.csp">S&P 500 index is on track for a third weekly gain</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="2014-02-21T13:01:01.872-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks rose, pushing the Standard & Poor’s 500 index toward its third straight week of gains. Online travel booking company Priceline.com climbed after reporting strong earnings. Groupon plunged after predicting a loss. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index rose three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,843 as of 1:21 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 26 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,159. The Nasdaq composite rose 10 points, or 0.3 percent, 4,278. ALMOST BACK: After a 3....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575800702014-02-21T13:01:01.872-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-21T13:01:01.872-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57580070@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:01:01 MDT