U.S. stocks headed higher Monday as deals and economic news gave stocks a lift. The Nasdaq briefly touched 5,000 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
From an mobile-industry conference in Europe to a chipmaker hoping to keep momentum going, many companies will have something to say in the week ahead.
There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with higher price targets for a high-flying tech stock and a struggling retailer's disappointing profit.
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Wall Street rallies Friday after Greece and eurozone finance ministers reach a deal to extend heavily indebted Greece's financial rescue by four months.
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U.S. stocks closed little changed Wednesday as concern about Greece and Ukraine was offset by gains in shares of Apple.
West Coast seaports fully reopened Monday after two days during which no ships were unloaded amid a labor dispute between dockworkers and their employers.
Glu Mobile soared by posting good a quarter and announcing a deal with Katy Perry. Stratasys fell after being downgraded by analysts.
Major indexes fell at the opening bell, as a drop in crude oil tugged energy stocks down. Uncertainty over corporate earnings has helped drive volatility.
U.S. stocks rose sharply Monday, as hopes for a deal regarding Greek debt fueled a late rally, with a bounce in oil prices also lending support.
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As goes January in the market, so goes the year. That's the essence of the Stock Trader's Almanac's January Barometer, and it doesn't bode well for 2015.
Stocks ended lower Friday as investors worried at the end of a rough month for the market about weak U.S. growth data and instability in Europe.
Stocks closed higher Thursday as an upturn in oil prices and a rally in Apple and Boeing shares helped offset some disappointing earnings.
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Stocks end Wednesday's session lower, driven by a sharp decline in the S&P 500 energy sector, after the Fed said the economy was growing at a solid pace.