The market had a rocky morning after the UK raised its terror threat level, but stocks rebounded from those losses -- leading the Dow to its biggest monthly gain since February.
Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.
U.S. stocks ended the day in the red on Thursday, despite positive economic news. The Dow slipped 40 points, the S&P 500 dropped three points and the Nasdaq was down 11.
Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending stock indexes lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth.
Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending markets lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth.
U.S. stock-index futures slipped on Thursday as traders awaited an updated reading on second-quarter GDP, and eyed volatility in Eastern Europe.
Global stock markets were muted Thursday ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.
Wall Street hovered near the unchanged line during a quiet session on Wednesday. The pause comes a day after the S&P 500 closed above 2,000 for the first time.
The S&P 500 logged its first-ever close above 2,000 points on Tuesday afternoon, a day after finishing just short of the milestone.
Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday as investors digested signals from the Jackson Hole meeting of central bankers and looked ahead to data expected to show an improving U.S. economy.