Business > Technology

Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising

5 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ALEX VEIGA
U.S. stocks fell sharply Friday, erasing an early gain, as the market closed in on its third weekly decline in four weeks.
Losses in technology and health care stocks outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Energy companies led the gainers as crude oil prices rose on news that OPEC members agreed to cut production next year.
The government said job growth in November fell short of economists' expectations.
KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index fell 41 points, or 1.5 percent, to 2,654 as of 11:25 a.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 411 points, or 1.7...
Read more ...

 

Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising

5 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

U.S. stocks fell in morning trading Friday, adding to modest losses from a day earlier. Losses in technology and health care stocks outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Energy companies...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Technology      Health      Industry      Market      U.S.      Business      Stocks  


Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...

There's a huge loophole in a new DOJ filing that Trump cited to block Don...

There's a huge loophole in a new DOJ filing that Trump cited to block Don McGahn from testifying before Congress

The White House announced Monday that President Donald Trump has instructed former White House counsel Don McGahn to ignore a congressional subpoena for testimony. To justify... Read more ...

Michael Cohen reportedly told Congress that Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow...

Michael Cohen reportedly told Congress that Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow instructed him to lie about the Trump Tower deal

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen told lawmakers that Trump defense lawyer Jay Sekulow instructed him to lie to Congress, The Washington Post reported... Read more ...

A billionaire's vow to pay Morehouse graduates' loans isn't a surprise move...

A billionaire's vow to pay Morehouse graduates' loans isn't a surprise move, it's just the newest trend in the student-debt crisis

Private-equity tycoon Robert F. Smith vowed Sunday to donate a reported $40 million to pay off student loan debt for Morehouse College's graduating class of 2019. While the... Read more ...

Trump rages against media following report that Deutsche Bank didn't flag...

Trump rages against media following report that Deutsche Bank didn't flag suspicious transactions to government

President Donald Trump lashed out at The New York Times on Monday, disputing the paper's reporting on his relationship with Deutsche Bank and launching into a broader criticism... Read more ...

Huawei just caught a break: The US government has temporarily loosened...

Huawei just caught a break: The US government has temporarily loosened restrictions so that Huawei can help its existing customers

Huawei has had its restrictions around conducting business in the US scaled back. Last week, the US Commerce Department added Huawei to an "entity list" that blacklisted the... Read more ...

This cleverly designed duvet cover uses an optical illusion to make it look...

This cleverly designed duvet cover uses an optical illusion to make it look like you spent a ton of time making the bed

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton is running for political office in...

Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton is running for political office in Florida

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, will be running for political office in Florida. Fulton will formally announce on Monday that she is vying for a seat for the... Read more ...

The best memes and jokes from the final episode of 'Game of Thrones' were...

The best memes and jokes from the final episode of 'Game of Thrones' were all about that shocking death and who now rules in Westeros

The final episode of "Game of Thrones" aired on Sunday. Fans made jokes about the new rulers and the episode's shocking death. They also couldn't believe the series had come to... Read more ...

A cafeteria worker who was fired after paying for a student's $8 lunch was...

A cafeteria worker who was fired after paying for a student's $8 lunch was offered her job back. She says she won't take it

Bonnie Kimball was fired from from her position at Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan, New Hampshire , by Cafe Services in March. The company said she violated its... Read more ...