Stocks Open Lower After Rally on Fed Rate Rise

US stocks and government bond yields edged down after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time since 2018 and oil soared as the market’s focus returned to the Ukraine war. The S&P 500 declined 0.4% in early trading, after the broad-market index closed more than 2% higher on the past two consecutive … Read more

Stocks Close Sharply Higher As Fed Raises Interest Rates

US stocks rocketed higher in a volatile session and bond yields jumped to the highest level in almost three years after the Federal Reserve officially said it would raise interest rates for the first time since 2018. Major indexes rallied at the open, wall their gains after the Fed announcement and then raced to finish … Read more

U.S. Stocks Mixed After Putin Claims Progress in Ukraine Talks

US stocks wobbled Friday and oil prices advanced, extending a volatile stretch for markets as investors assessed developments from the war in Ukraine. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 97 points, or 0.3%, in afternoon trading. The S&P 500 was down about 0.2%, while the Nasdaq Composite fell about 1%. Stock futures had turned … Read more