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Dow Tries to Scramble Back After Weak Morning

Major stock indexes climbed off the floor Tuesday morning, helped by a turnaround in the bond market as longer-term Treasury yields pulled back from an earlier charge toward new highs. By 1:15 p.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down around 135 points, at 25,081, or 0.55%, after falling more than 200 points in earlier trading. The Nasdaq Composite ticked up another 40 ...

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Walmart halts Dow's six-day rally; S&P edges higher

(Reuters) – A steep fall in Walmart shares put the skids on the blue-chip Dow’s six-day winning streak, but gains in Amazon and technology stocks propped up the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq. The world’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer (WMT.N) reported a lower-than-expected profit and posted a sharp drop in online sales growth during the holiday period. Its shares slumped 9.4 ...

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Pricey New York City is causing millennials to live above their means

Ask around and you’ll discover that a sizeable chunk of New York City‘s millennial population flocked here from other states, hoping to take advantage of the career opportunities that the sprawling metro area has to offer. They’re also willing to spend more than they should to stay. According to a new report from StreetEast, millennials are more likely than any ...

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Morning Movers: Walmart Stumbles, Home Depot Surprises

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Sorry, folks. Wall Street looks set to open down after the long weekend. By 9 a.m., futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq Composite, S&P 500, and Russell 2000 small-cap indexes were all pointing down about half a percent, with the Dow looking to open about 170 points down. A breather was probably to be ...

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