Stocks

U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks ended the week roughly where they started, leaving the S&P 500 hovering just below its February record and a remarkable rally stuck in neutral.

U.S. Markets

The Dow and S&P 500 slipped as data showed fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits and lawmakers in Washington remained far apart on a spending plan.

U.S. Markets

The S&P 500 slipped in the final hour of trading, ending a seven-day winning streak.

WSJ News Exclusive

Airbnb plans to file IPO paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission later this month, laying the groundwork for a potential listing before the end of the year, according to people familiar with the matter.

U.S. Markets

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed, extending its winning streak to seven sessions, as investors assessed the chances of fresh federal stimulus spending and the slowing pace of new coronavirus infections.

IPOs

The recent surge in biotech stocks extends beyond IPOs, as investors chase companies working on potential vaccines to combat Covid-19. But some longtime investors are wary of the run-up and warn there are risks to chasing companies at early stages of development.

U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks ticked higher as the latest employment report showed the economy added more jobs than expected last month, though uncertainty surrounding fresh government stimulus threatened to crimp a recovery.

U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks rose Thursday as the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits came in below expectations, but still held at historically high levels.

WSJ News Exclusive

Rocket Cos., the parent of Quicken Loans, priced shares below its target range, with an offering of 100 million shares at $18 apiece. The stock is expected to start trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.

U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks rose after White House negotiators said they aim to reach a deal on a new coronavirus-relief package by the end of the week.

U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks showed slight gains as a slew of major companies reported earnings, some of them beating already low expectations from coronavirus economic troubles.

U.S. Markets

The Dow industrials and S&P 500 rose as big technology companies surged and the U.S. registered its lowest number of new Covid-19 infections in weeks.

Europe Markets

In the U.S., the stock-exchange operator’s indexes are the country’s best-performing major stock benchmarks this year. In Europe, the Nasdaq-owned Copenhagen exchange’s index is leading the charge.