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Wall Street Snaps Up Shares in Late-Day Scramble

Wall Street moved higher on Thursday, adding momentum to a recent recovery as the energy and financial sectors emerged into positive territory for the year. The S&P 500’s increase was the most recent in four weeks of mostly steady gains that have left the index down 2.5 percent in 2016 after the worst January since 2009. It was the second ... Read More »

Bulls Chalk One Up after Late-Day Surge on Wall Street

U.S. stocks mounted a late-session rally to close higher on Wednesday after an increase in oil prices helped reduce investors’ fears about banks’ vulnerability to energy companies struggling to pay their debts. Nine of the 10 major S&P sectors rose, with the materials index up 0.99 percent. The S&P energy sector gained 0.9 percent, trimming its loss in 2016 to ... Read More »