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U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday, extending gains into a fourth session, after the European Central Bank unfurled expanded stimulus and companies including Southwest Airlines (LUV) posted upbeat quarterly earnings. “We’re pleased. There was always concern the ECB would disappoint, so we’re pleased with size of the proposed actions, and the structure of it. There are Read More

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell modestly on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced expanded measures to stimulate the region’s sagging economy, as expected, while shares of some bellwether U.S. companies fell on disappointing results. The ECB will buy 60 billion euros worth of assets per month, more than expected, Read More

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose at the open on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced expanded measures to stimulate the region’s economy. The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 71.79 points, or 0.41 percent, to 17,626.07, the S&P 500 <.SPX> gained 8.93 points, or 0.44 percent, to 2,041.05 and the Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> added Read More

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks edged up in a choppy Wednesday session as traders digested reports that new stimulus would be announced by the European Central Bank at its Thursday meeting, while declines in IBM and Microsoft also limited the gains. Market participants have been looking for more aggressive measures from Read More

By Michael Connor NEW YORK (Reuters) – European and U.S. equities rose on Wednesday, lifted by news reports that the European Central Bank will announce a massive bond-buying program to boost the euro zone’s flagging economy. U.S. Treasury yields declined and the euro rose against the dollar after news reports that the ECB, which will Read More

The return of the Nasdaq Composite Index (^IXIC) to 5,000-a level it has not seen since the dot-com bubble in March 2000-is coming sooner or later, but will it be significant? There will be a debate between investors who say, “The last time we were here, the market was overvalued and so we are going Read More

Asian equities appear set to kick off Wednesday on a positive note, tracking gains in the U.S. overnight, but shares may face volatility as oil prices continue to retreat. Australia’s key S&P ASX 200 index jumped nearly 1 percent in early trade, while the Australian dollar (Exchange:USDAUD=) ticked down 0.1 percent to buy $ 0.8160 Read More