Dow Drops 113, Nasdaq Falls 293, S&P Slips 54
U.S. stocks fell Thursday after a quartet of big banks reported noticeable declines in their first-quarter profits as the latest earnings season kicked into gear. Volatile markets and the war in Ukraine caused deal-making to dry up while a slowdown in the housing market meant fewer people sought mortgages.
Dow Moves Up 217, Nasdaq Climbs 110
Technology companies powered much of a rally Thursday. Retailers and industrial companies also notched solid gains, which offset modest losses in financial sector stocks. Investors were weighing the latest batch of company earnings reports and some key analyst stock upgrades.
Dow Climbs 228, Nasdaq Closes Up 58
Stocks rose broadly on Monday. Nine of the 10 industry groups that make up the S&P 500 index rose. The market gained despite some mixed reports on the economy.