Today's Stock Market News And Earnings Calendar
Photo: Mark Lennihan, AP Gregory Rowe, center, places orders for stock with Anthony Rinaldi,... Page 1 of 1 NEW YORK (AP) Major U.S. stock indexes are ending mostly lower as a four-day rally peters out. The market started the day higher Wednesday, then moved between small gains and losses in midday and afternoon trading. By the close of trading the Dow Jones industrial average was down 30 points, or 0.2 percent, at 15,963. It had been up as much as 42 points. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged down half a point to 1,819.
is nearing the 6.5% unemployment rate target for a rate increase. Minimum Wage Hike Today: U.S. President Barack Obama will sign an executive order today, raising the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour beginning in 2015. Note: The Fed's 2014 taper means volatility lies ahead. But there's still a way to find profits in a volatile market - like triple-digit gains in just days - if you start with this strategy... U.S. Economic Calendar Feb.