Wall Street's main indexes hit record highs on Monday as President Donald Trump's signing of a long-awaited $2.3 trillion pandemic aid bill bolstered bets on an economic recovery and drove gains in financial and energy stocks.
As 2021 approaches, many on Wall Street are bracing for unfamiliar territory: a year when technology companies may not be the biggest stars of the stock market.
- by Jeran Wittenstein
US stocks rose to records after data showing a further slowdown in the labour market stoked bets congressional leaders will clinch a deal on federal spending.
- by Alex Veiga
While a breakup of the company would be humiliating for chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg and strip him of power, it could be a value-creating event for shareholders
- by Conor Sen
Stocks on Wall Street are making another run at breaking their losing streak, climbing as negotiations drag on in Washington on whether to deliver more support for the economy.
- by Stan Choe and Damian Troise
Stocks closed mostly lower on Wall Street after an early rally faded, extending the market's recent pullback from record highs.
- by Ambar Warrick and Shreyashi Sanyal
Over the last 135 years, Exxon Mobil has survived hostile governments, ill-fated investments and the catastrophic Exxon Valdez oil spill. Through it all, the oil company made bundles of money. But suddenly Exxon is slipping badly.
- by Clifford Krauss
Lofty valuations for tech companies are leading the industry into bubble territory not seen since the late Nineties.
- by Michael Cogley and Jonathan Jones
Etsy started in 2005 as a site for one of its founders to sell handmade wood-clad computers. Now it's becoming something of a blue-chip stock and has been by far the best-performing stock on the S&P 500 since joining in September.
- by Matt Phillips and Gillian Friedman