TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Monday, cheered by a rally on Wall Street as a grim jobs report signaled to investors that interest rates will likely stay low.
Stocks rallied to more records on Wall Street Friday as a stunningly disappointing report on the nation's job market signaled to investors that interest rates will likely stay low.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Friday on optimism about the rally on Wall Street and an economic rebound in the U.S., as investors awaited the release of jobs data.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Honest Co., the diaper and baby-wipe seller founded by actress Jessica Alba, soared 44% in their stock market debut Wednesday, valuing the company at nearly $2.1 billion.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A new capital gains tax on high profit stocks, bonds and other assets was signed into law Tuesday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.
Asian shares were mixed after strong corporate earnings and economic data lifted stocks on Wall Street.
Shares were mostly lower in Asia in thin trading Monday, with many markets including those in Tokyo and Shanghai closed for holidays.
Stocks gave back some of their recent gains Friday, though the market still closed out April with its biggest monthly gain so far this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Tech stocks are flexing their enormous strength again, after getting knocked around a bit earlier this year.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Friday amid uncertainty about the prospects for a global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Asian shares rose Thursday and U.S. futures also were higher after President Joe Biden delivered a speech to Congress that outlined ambitious plans for jobs creating spending on early education, child care and other public services.
SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit was filed Wednesday that seeks to block the new capital gains tax on high-profit stocks, bonds and other assets that the Washington Legislature approved this week.
NEW YORK (AP) — After massive U.S. government spending helped send the stock market back to record heights, with even more potentially on the way, the bill may be coming due for the nation's wealthiest investors.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Tuesday after Wall Street rose to a new record as investors looked ahead to this week's Federal Reserve meeting for assurance interest rates will be kept ultra-low.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington lawmakers had no shortage of weighty topics they tackled this session while having to conduct their work amid a pandemic that meant most meetings and votes were done remotely.
Stocks closed out a choppy week of trading with a broad rally, though the gains were not enough to keep the S&P 500 from its first weekly loss in the last five.
A report that President Biden will propose a hefty tax increase on the gains wealthy individuals reap from investments triggered a stock market sell-off Thursday afternoon that left indexes broadly lower.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A new tax on capital gains would be imposed on the sale of stocks and bonds in excess of $250,000 under a measure approved Wednesday by the Washington House.
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded in Asia on Wednesday after Wall Street closed lower for a second straight day, led by drops in technology companies and banks.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Monday amid cautious optimism about a global rebound from the coronavirus pandemic.
Stocks added to their recent gains Friday, driving the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to new highs.