Wall Street

This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign adjacent to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are bouncing back early Thursday, May 12, 2016, as companies, including agribusiness giant Monsanto, are climbing on reports of possible buyouts. Retailers got more bad news as department store Kohl’s reported disappointing first-quarter results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

US economy showing signs of life after slow start to year

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after…

 

Traders John Bishop, left, and Richard Newman work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks fall sharply as banks, tech sector take a beating

Wall Street rode another wave of selling Monday that sent U.S. stocks…

 

Morning commuters pass plowed snow on Wall Street in front of Federal Hall in New York's Financial District on Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks slip as oil skids 6 percent, hitting energy companies

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell Monday as the price of oil…

 

Trader Gordon Charlop works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

US stocks notch worst day of year as Greek crisis escalates

NEW YORK — Fears that Greece's troubles could spread through the global…

Trader Gordon Charlop works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
In this Nov. 7, 2013 file photo, front row, from left, then Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Chairman and co-founder Jack Dorsey, and co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone,  applaud as they watch the ringing of the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Despite executive turmoil and a stock price that has fallen 30 percent since late April 2015, industry experts _ not to mention loyal users _ see potential in the company. But first it needs to address some of its biggest problems. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Twitter’s twists and turns — can it keep flying?

NEW YORK — The Pope is on Twitter, along with the Dalai…

In this Nov. 7, 2013 file photo, front row, from left, then Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Chairman and co-founder Jack Dorsey, and co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone,  applaud as they watch the ringing of the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Despite executive turmoil and a stock price that has fallen 30 percent since late April 2015, industry experts _ not to mention loyal users _ see potential in the company. But first it needs to address some of its biggest problems. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Carolyn Kaster/AP PhotoPresident Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington

Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to Cuba

Tempering his historic Cuba policy shift with a dose of realism, President…

Carolyn Kaster/AP PhotoPresident Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington
Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/APIn this Sept. 22

Virgin America shares jump in public-trading debut

Virgin America made a successful takeoff in its public trading debut Friday.…

Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/APIn this Sept. 22
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Big slump is no cause to ditch stock market

After more than five years of stock market gains, investors could be…

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AP Photo/Richard DrewSpecialist Charles Solomon works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000 for the first time Thursday,…

AP Photo/Richard DrewSpecialist Charles Solomon works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
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Yahoo stock surges in anticipation of Alibaba IPO

Yahoo is benefiting once again from its stake in China's hottest Internet…

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba gears for US IPO

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said Sunday that it will go public…

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AP Photo/Richard DrewTrader Edward Curran

A strong February wipes out S&P 500's January loss

After two months of trading, the stock market is back where it…

AP Photo/Richard DrewTrader Edward Curran

Risky deals costing University of California millions

The financially strapped University of California system is losing about $6 million…

AP Photo/Richard DrewTrader John Panin

Stocks rise on Wall Street after 3 days of losses

U.S. stocks rose for the first time in four days Tuesday following…

AP Photo/Richard DrewTrader John Panin
AP Photo/Richard DrewTrader John Santiago works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday

Decline in US stock market moderates

Shaky economies and currencies in emerging markets are fueling a global sell-off…

AP Photo/Richard DrewTrader John Santiago works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday
EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOPictured: Twitter's Market Street headquarters. Not pictured: a giant pot cloud

Twitter is powerful, but where are the profits?

It can help overthrow dictators. But can it make money? Protesters famously…

EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOPictured: Twitter's Market Street headquarters. Not pictured: a giant pot cloud
AP Photo/Richard DrewSpecialist Thomas Facchine

Stock market sets record after Fed keeps stimulus

The stock market hit a record high Wednesday as investors cheered the…

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AP Photo/Seth WenigAn electronic display in Times Square displays news about the Nasdaq in New York

Technical glitch halts Nasdaq trading for 3 hours

A mysterious glitch halted trading on the Nasdaq for three hours Thursday…

AP Photo/Seth WenigAn electronic display in Times Square displays news about the Nasdaq in New York
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Obama urges regulators to enact Wall Street rules

Three years after President Barack Obama signed a sweeping overhaul of lending…

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Courtesy photoWorks from Charles Gatewood’s “Wall Street” series

Burroughs, beats and more available in “Charles Gatewood's Greatest Hits”

Charles Gatewood is primarily a photojournalist. Yet during his 45-year career, he…

Courtesy photoWorks from Charles Gatewood’s “Wall Street” series