Market Snapshot: Dow posts back-to-back records, but tech woes weigh on broader market

Market Snapshot: Dow posts back-to-back records, but tech woes weigh on broader market
The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday notched a second straight all-time high, but a slump in megacapitalization technology and internet-related stocks weighed on the broader market, pressuring the Nasdaq. Where are the major benchmarks trading? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.32% rose 75.67 points, or 0.3%, to 26,732, after logging its first all-time high on Thursday since Jan.... Read More

Market Snapshot: Dow posts back-to-back records, books best weekly since July

Market Snapshot: Dow posts back-to-back records, books best weekly since July
The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday notched a second straight all-time high, but a slump in megacapitalization technology and internet-related stocks weighed on the broader market, pressuring the Nasdaq. Where are the major benchmarks trading? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.32% rose 75.67 points, or 0.3%, to 26,732, after logging its first all-time high on Thursday since Jan.... Read More

Outside the Box: It’s time for companies to end the obsession with millennials and hire older workers with skills and expertise

Outside the Box: It’s time for companies to end the obsession with millennials and hire older workers with skills and expertise
When I was chief learning officer at LinkedIn, I bucked a popular trend in the tech sector. The rule — in practice, though not in writing, of course — was to hire millennials. This had been the case for years, since hiring managers across the industry believed what a young Facebook FB, -1.86% CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said: “Young people are... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: U.K.’s May says Brexit talks have reached ‘an impasse’

The Wall Street Journal: U.K.’s May says Brexit talks have reached ‘an impasse’
Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday warned that Brexit talks had hit an impasse and called on European leaders to present new proposals as negotiations between the two sides turn increasingly acrimonious. Following a tense meeting with her EU counterparts earlier this week in Salzburg, where her post-Brexit plans were rejected as being unworkable, May said it was... Read More

NewsWatch: Dow, S&P 500 records belie festering fear that China and the U.S. ‘are on a collision course’

NewsWatch: Dow, S&P 500 records belie festering fear that China and the U.S. ‘are on a collision course’
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Is Wall Street ignoring the potential for simmering trade conflicts with China to intensify, upending the stock market’s newfound buoyancy? See full story. The new ‘Tilray’ marijuana stock is here — this is how to set up the trade There are rumors that Coca-Cola may buy Denver’s New Age Beverages. See full story. This chart shows the... Read More

Deep Dive: Here’s how all 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks performed as the benchmark set another record

Deep Dive: Here’s how all 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks performed as the benchmark set another record
On a mixed day for U.S. stocks, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another new closing record Friday. The Dow was up 0.3% on Friday and 2.3% for the week to close at 27,743.50 points. The S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.04%  was little changed Friday and up 3.4% for the week. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -0.51%  slipped 0.5% Friday... Read More

Capitol Report: Rod Rosenstein discussed 25th Amendment to remove Trump and offered — maybe sarcastically — to wear a wire, reports say

Capitol Report: Rod Rosenstein discussed 25th Amendment to remove Trump and offered — maybe sarcastically — to wear a wire, reports say
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly suggested secretly recording President Donald Trump. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested secretly recording President Donald Trump and discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him, the New York Times reported Friday. The Times said several people described the episodes in the report, and that they insisted on anonymity to... Read More