Stocks Waver After S&P 500 Hits Record

U.S. stocks were mixed after the opening bell, as investors awaited comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The S&P 500 climbed 0.3% after closing … Read more

Some Democrats Cool to Biden’s Plan to Boost Corporate Tax Rate

WASHINGTON—President Biden’s proposed tax increases on corporations as part of a $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan has drawn a skeptical reaction from some Democrats, who instead … Read more

ThredUp’s Stock Jumps 30% in Market Debut

Shares of ThredUp Inc. opened 30% above the listing price in their market debut Friday, an early sign that investors continue to be bullish on … Read more

Stock Futures Signal a Pause Ahead of Fed Meeting

U.S. stock futures wavered as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s latest economic outlook and any signals on interest rates and bond purchases for the next … Read more

Stock Futures Tick Lower After S&P 500 Closes At Record High

U.S. stock futures edged lower Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to end the week with muted gains after notching its ninth record closing … Read more

Iran Has Started Producing Uranium Metal, in Violation of 2015 Accords, IAEA Says

Iran has carried out a major new breach of the 2015 nuclear accords, producing a material than can be used to form the core of … Read more

Russia’s Putin Faces Rising Discontent Amid Alexei Navalny Protests

MOSCOW—The protests that swept Russia this weekend in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny show the challenge President Vladimir Putin faces in managing social … Read more

Stock Futures Slide on Tax Concerns

U.S. stock futures edged lower Friday as some investors grew concerned that President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan could lead to higher taxes. … Read more

Stocks Climb Ahead of Biden’s Stimulus Speech

U.S. stocks climbed Thursday as investors awaited details of the incoming Biden administration’s plans for a fresh coronavirus relief package. The Dow Jones Industrial Average … Read more